Events at Colorado Mountain College in Steamboat Springs

First Steps Seminar: How to Start a Business @ CMC in Steamboat Springs, Entrepreneurship Center Conference Room SB 127, Academic Center 1st Floor
Feb 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:15 pm

Learn the key elements you need to know to plan a new business start up.  Discussion will focus on feasibility of your idea, understanding the target market, the value of your product/service to customers, understanding projections that articulate potential sales and investments, and what will be required to secure a loan (and from where).

Talking Green: Beekeeping @ CMC in Steamboat Springs, Allbright Family Auditorium, Academic Center, 3rd Floor
Feb 23 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Yampa Valley Sustainability Council presents Talking Green:  Beekeeping

David Truly, a local bee keeper, will be presenting on what people need to know to start a beehive and help keep our local bee population healthy.  David will give an update on the current state of bees and beekeeping locally, he will also talk about the care of bees and beehives.  We will have representatives from the CMC and Routt County Beekeepers Association as well as other local honey producers at the meeting.  We are still confirming whether we will have someone from a front range supplier of beekeeping equipment.

Understanding Your Business Using Financial Statements @ CMC in Steamboat Springs, Entrepreneurship Center Conference Room SB 127, Academic Center 1st Floor
Feb 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Topics include: Utilizing financial statements to effectively manage your business, using financial statements to understand your business, utilizing financial statements to forecast your requirements, and to secure funding.
Presented by Kemp Bohlen, an experienced financial executive, entrepreneur, educator and SCORE mentor.  Kemp is very well versed in helping business owners and managers make good decisions from their financial reports.
Sponsored by Steamboat Springs Economic Development Council, the CMC Yampa Valley Entrepreneurship Center and SCORE

Finnders and Youngberg @ CMC in Steamboat Springs, Allbright Family Auditorium, 3rd Floor, Academic Center
Feb 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Bluegrass harmonies, picking and fiddling, and traditional honky-tonk.

Sculpture II @ CMC in Steamboat Springs
Mar 7 @ 2:30 pm – May 4 @ 5:00 pm

This is a 3 credit course, and has a prerequisite course ART 165 Sculpture I,  this is a hybrid process and materials oriented course will be focused on working with plaster, clay and paper pulp.
Students will engage their minds and hands with the act of making. This course has a $30 non-refundable supply charge plus tuition. Go to for more information and to register.

Legal Seminar for Outdoor Products Manufacturers and Outdoor Activity Providers @ CMC in Steamboat Springs
Mar 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Presented by Doug Tumminello, a Partner with the law firm of Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP from Denver.
Topics include:
Employee or customer data breaches
Intellectual property basics
Minimize your product liability claims
Liability waiver law issues
Please register by calling 970-870-4491 or email Randy Rudasics at
$15 per person, lunch included.