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Adventure Feet First
Adventure Feet First is a Colorado-based adventure travel company that specializes in various levels of trip planning. Services provided range from personal recommendations for you to utilize in your own planning process as well as full-service travel itineraries and reservations.
All Original Barbershop
All Original Barbershop is a locally-owned barbershop and hair salon located in the Park Hill neighborhood. Proudly serving Denver for years, All Original Barbershop specializes in all hair needs for all ages.
ASEL is a line of statement clothing accessories that complement a woman’s everyday wardrobe from the office to a night out on the town. ASEL has currently expanded and is now offering unisex t-shirts and sweatshirts with thought-provoking statements. ASEL provides one-of-a-kind statement pieces that are classic, effortless, and unique that will complete your everyday look.
Blazen Illuminations is an experiential creative services company integrating the latest in lighting and multimedia technology advancements with theatrical techniques and immersive storytelling, Blazen produces award-winning integrated event productions by combining cinematic vision and design, problem-solving engineering, and event management with its patented media technology. Blazen is your single-source production partner.
The Black Travel Box
The Black Travel Box was started to give women of color a brand they could trust for all their travel personal care needs. Globally Black travelers have few, if any, places they can go to find personal care products that work for their hair and skincare needs. This line of TSA-friendly products help Black and Afro-Latinx travelers look and feel their best on the road.
Boulder County Farmers Markets
Boulder County Farmers Markets is a 501(c)4 organization that operates the farmers’ markets in Boulder and Longmont. Its mission is to support, promote, and expand local agriculture, making fresh products accessible to its community and strengthening relationships between local food producers and food consumers.
Confluence Small Business Collective
Confluence is a shared office community offering flexible workspace, meeting space, and value-add services for local professionals. Members and day-users work, meet, and connect in the heart of a revitalized district with quick access to the best coffee shops and restaurants in downtown Lafayette.The community features business owners, freelancers, and remote employees representing a range of professions. The space features ~7,700 square feet of private, semi-private, and open office as well as a conference room, lounge, and a kitchen.
The Crowley Foundation is a Denver-based nonprofit that provides educational opportunities to Colorado, Texas, and Oklahoma youth through academic instruction, life skills, college preparatory programs, and scholarships. The Crowley Foundation fosters learning and empowerment by providing leadership development programs and promoting education as a requisite component of success.
Denver DJ School
The mission of the Denver DJ School is to empower and support the community in fostering entrepreneurship and skills needed through the art of DJing. Denver DJ School prepares its students in specific music formats, with the ability to be an open format DJ. Skills acquired at the school allows students to be prepared for employment and foster entrepreneurship.
Disuises A Costume Superstore
Disguises is Denver’s largest retailer and renter of costumes and accessories. Nationally recognized as one of the largest and most creative costume superstores in the country, Disguises is a leading supplier of distinctive clothing, accessories, make-up, wigs, gifts, novelties, boas, tiaras, hats, gloves, and more. The superstore is located on the northeast corner of Colfax and Kipling in Lakewood and just opened an online shop at disguises-costumes.myshopify.com.
Founded in 2010 in Connecticut, Doggy Downtime was relaunched in Denver in 2016. Animal reiki certified, Doggy Downtime offers professional pet care services including dog grooming and basic dog training. Owner Kēnya participated in the Misha May Foundation’s dog trainer/behaviorist apprenticeship program and was professionally trained by Deidre Hered, a top-notch groomer of downtown Denver, where she learned to perfect breed standard haircuts.
El Dorado Mexican Restaurant
Family-owned restaurant based in Golden, Colorado. El Dorado Mexican Restaurant offers authentic Mexican food made from scratch and is known for its award-winning green chili.
Embrace Personal Training
Embrace Personal Training believes fitness starts with mindset and understanding, not sets and reps. Personal trainer Tara Kitzman starts by designing a custom, compassionate, and fun approach to fitness that works within each client’s limitations. By focusing on a core of mindset and self-reflection Tara guides you to a lifestyle change that impacts the way you think and feel – creating a more genuine and fulfilled outlook as you find the fitness journey that you love.
Ella Bliss Beauty Bar
Ella Bliss is a family-owned and locally-operated beauty bar with locations in Denver, Greenwood Village, and Highlands Ranch. At the heart of it all, Ella Bliss is your one-stop beauty bar shop that offers nail services, a blow dry bar, a facial and massage spa, lash extensions, bikini waxing, and so much more. The concept came about in 2013 when sisters Brooke and Kelly saw a need for a variety of beauty services to be available at one location, rather than having to run around to five different spas. From there, Ella Bliss came to life.
Explore Confidently. Exploryst is your trusted resource for those requiring any mobility considerations to find fun and appropriate activities, tours, and attractions so you can confidently explore. Wherever. Whenever.
Frederick Matzen Fine Art Photography
Frederick Matzen Fine Art Photography offers headshots, standard/fine art/fantasy/abstract portraits, and fine art prints. Photographer Frederick Matzen is professional and unique in a very friendly and courteous environment. His goal is to bring out the best in you, the power you have in a portrait.
Your one-stop-shop for fun! Fun Productions owns the largest selection of clean, well-maintained event equipment in Colorado and has nearly 30 years of experience in event management and planning. From company picnics to Mitzvahs, fundraisers to pep rallies, Fun Productions can help you turn your event into something your guests will be talking about for years. You can expect professional staff, courteous service, clean and well-maintained equipment, and attention to detail that will let you know you’re in good hands.
A growing, veteran-owned solar energy company expanding in Colorado dedicated to empowering people so they can make educated decisions about solar for their home, business, or cabin. Galusha Solar services a majority of the front range, except Boulder.
Global Business Integration
Providing values-based consulting to organizations seeking process standardization or enhancement. The work done involves streamlining processes, defining, and documenting standard operating procedures.
Harmonic Media provides custom large format printing and graphic solutions for businesses of all sizes in Denver, along the Front Range, throughout Colorado, and beyond. Harmonic Media is a disciplined, multi-talented large format printing and graphics agency that prides itself on delivering the highest quality ideas, printed graphics, and fabrication that Denver has to offer.
HealthNaturally® believes that the secret to wellness in people, animals and our environment comes from plants. All of its medicinal botanicals come from sources that use the strictest standards for farming, harvesting, extracting, and manufacturing. HealthNaturally’s goal is to make consistent high-quality, plant-based finished goods, which work – naturally!
Holidaily Brewing Company
The concept behind Holidaily Brewing Company is driven by a personal understanding and a passion to provide those with celiac diagnosis, gluten sensitivity, or any interest in trying a tasty gluten-free craft beer, a guaranteed safe, delicious beer to enjoy. With the only commercial-scale, dedicated gluten-free brewing facility in Colorado, there is never a chance of cross-contamination. Holidaily Brewing has a brewery and tasting room located in Golden and is distributed in Colorado and Arizona.
Hope Tank sells gifts that give back online and in its store located at 64 Broadway in Denver near the Mayan Theater. Hope Tank sells products made by people with a commitment to philanthropy. Every item supports its nonprofit partners. Hope Tank is a place where creative people with innovative ideas come together to affect change in the world. Hope without action and knowledge is just wishful thinking. Hope is the fuel for real and lasting change. Hope Tank’s mission is to harness hope and help people move to action, and a Hope Tank purchase is the first step.
House of Hair
For more than 30 years House of Hair has been servicing the Denver Metro area with top-notch hair care. Located in the North Park Hill neighborhood, House of Hair takes great pride in the quality of its work and services, offering the latest cuts and styles within a professional and clean atmosphere that welcomes any and everyone. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, walk-ins are not accepted. All appointments must be made by advance reservation.
Industrial Arts is a highly equipped furniture fabrication studio located in Denver. Specializing in metal fabrication, woodworking, and custom furniture for residential and commercial applications, Industrial Arts brings your vision to life, from custom design and production to delivery and installation.
Inta Juice was born in Northern Colorado, and now has nine locations in Colorado and Wyoming. In business for 10 years, Inta Juice Greeley is family owned and operated. With the focus to deliver a healthier option using the freshest and finest quality fruits and produce, Inta Juice serves more than 60 different smoothies, nine veggie blends, nine breakfast bowls, and wheatgrass.
JP Oils specializes in Colorado CBD tinctures vape pens, salves, and creams for people & pets. The store’s mission is to educate and provide the highest quality Colorado products from local growers. Shop online or in-person at the store in Silverthorne.
Konjo Ethiopian Food
Konjo Ethiopian Food is Colorado’s first Ethiopian catering company as well as the first Ethiopian food truck. Based out of Edgewater Public Market, Konjo specializes in traditional Ethiopian recipes served fresh every day. The restaurant’s fully authentic, healthy, and savory menu is available gluten-free and most of our options are vegan while our spices and seasonings are imported directly from Ethiopia.
Water is fuel for adventure. And MODL is your ultimate hydration tool, from home to highest peak. The original utility bottle, MODL can transform from water bottle to hydration pack to water filter to portable shower and more…
Patti + Ricky
Patti + Ricky is the Adaptive Fashion Marketplace adults and kids with disAbilities, chronic conditions, aging seniors, and caregivers. Shopping does not typically include or embrace differences and individuals with disAbilities. Patti + Ricky changes this with an inclusive online shopping experience for all.
The Runaway Florist
The Runaway Florist brings the flower shop experience to you. This fully-functioning flower shop on wheels provides a top selection of the freshest, most beautiful, in-season blooms. Pick flowers from this mobile florist’s ever-changing selection to create your own bouquet, buy a single stem, or have a unique bouquet or arrangement created for you.
Solutions Lounge & Restaurant
Solutions Lounge & Restaurant is Denver’s most enticing multifaceted venue featuring live-action escape rooms, themed craft cocktails, and indulgent cheese-centric cuisine for those seeking an adventurous experience. Located in Five Points, Solutions is wholly devoted to engaging its guests in an intriguing adventure of the senses. From the taste bud-tickling flavors of its noteworthy cheese-centric cuisine and unique cocktails themed after its games, to the hair-raising excitement of the mysteries of its escape rooms, Solutions exists to satisfy and delight with a never-ending dedication to impeccable hospitality.
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital – Rocky Mountain Connection
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is leading the way the world understands, treats and cures childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. It is the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center devoted solely to children. Treatments developed at St. Jude have helped push the overall childhood cancer survival rate from 20 percent to 80 percent since the hospital opened more than 50 years ago. St. Jude freely shares the breakthroughs it makes, and every child saved at St. Jude means doctors and scientists worldwide can use that knowledge to save thousands more children. Families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing and food — because all a family should worry about is helping their child live.
Denver’s first pop-up plant shop. Founded in 2019 by Denver plant lady Steph Floret, house plants and flowers are available to order online for delivery and pick-up. All custom made to order flowers and plants fresh from the greenhouse.
SuhStayn is a Denver-based Etsy shop that features handmade, clean, and sustainable lotion bars that come in eco-friendly packaging.
Synergy Staffing Inc.
Synergy Staffing Inc is one of the fastest-growing firms providing recruitment and staffing services to clients representing a variety of medical and non-medical industries. The firm specializes in providing healthcare, administrative, and information technology staffing to hospitals and government agencies.
Urban Sanctuary is a boutique, community wellness studio offering rental space to practitioners and teachers that provide services to the public that encourage education and practice of preventative healthcare. In its space, Urban Sanctuary offers yoga, massage, therapy, energy work, and more.
Zodiac Event Displays
Zodiac Event Displays is a boutique branding agency specializing in soft signage and event marketing materials. The niche of this Englewood-based business is dye-sublimated fabric displays and promotional signage, including pop-up tents, flag banners, trade show materials, banner stands, market umbrellas, and pop-up signs, to name a few.