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Business Development ✔Checklist

Our Economic Development Department is here to serve all entrepreneurs! Below is a simple checklist on where to start and who to contact. Please let us know if you need assistance - Click Here

✔Business and Marketing Plan

Successful businesses have written plans. Start with the Larimer Small Business Development Center (SBDC) then continue your analysis with our available resources on-line. 

Learn More - Colorado SBDC

✔Scout Potential Locations

Whether looking for raw land, entitled land or existing space for lease or purchase we can help. Start with the Town of Wellington’s Economic Development Department and local Realtors.

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✔Secure Funding

Do you need financial assistance? Along with SBDC, our local banks and regional partners can help. Use your business plan to assist you in working with these professionals to see what funding and opportunities might be available for you.

Blue Federal Credit Union   First National Bank   Meridian Trust Federal Credit Union   Points West Community Bank

✔Start Permit Process

The permit process can often seem daunting but we’re here to help. Start by visiting our own Planning and Building Department and contacting these other agencies as needed. Town Annex Building, 8129 3rd Street, Wellington, Co 80549 (970) 568-3554

✔Network with Other Professionals

Get out there and mingle a bit with other business owners and professionals by joining and/or attending regular community meetings. Here are some organizations that you might enjoy. 

Wellington Area Chamber of Commerce    Wellington Main Street Program

✔Advertise Your Business

Let the public know about your new or expanding business by advertising with local publishers. Choose from a variety of print options and/or take your business on-line.

North Forty News    Coloradoan

✔Celebrate Your Success

Ready... Set...Go! Open your business with a splash by letting the Wellington Area Chamber Of Commerce know so they can help with a Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony.

Wellington Area Chamber of Commerce