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eXcelerate Professional Development Program

The eXcelerate Professional Development program was created by a group of dedicated and experienced business leaders whose mission is to provide small businesses with the resources used by best-in-class firms, thereby enhancing their competitiveness in the local, state and global marketplaces.

Accelerate Growth, Promote Excellence

Let us help you establish a firm business foundation- from showing you how to develop your business plan, to identifying the best ways to obtain funding, and everything else associated with opening your doors. All services and information are at little or no cost to both start-ups and established businesses in Douglas County, Colorado.

Castle Rock Chamber is dedicated to helping local companies grow their business by taking the lead in programs and efforts that help create a strong local economy and making Douglas County a great place to do business.  Take advantage of our connections and start growing your business today!

Upcoming Business Trainings

Take advantage of our connections and start growing your business today! View our Chamber Calendar.

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Get Involved!

Carrie Lohr

Contact Carrie Lohr, Workforce Readiness Coordinator to explore available options.   

Phone:  303-688-4597

Business Consultations

Speak with one of our business consultants today.


Anyone can receive FREE business counseling, please complete the online registration form to assist us with connecting you to the proper business professional.  All information is confidential. 

Group Training Classes

Chamber Offers business trainings

In House or Virtual

Castle Rock Chamber offers in house business trainings throughout the year for you and your employees.  Utilize our connections to grow your business.

Checklist for Starting a Business

You have questions, we have the answers!

Frequently asked questions

View our Starting a Business Checklist

Our goal for new business owners is to help them do the careful planning required to minimize the risks of launching a new enterprise.

Business Toolkit

Information Services for Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses

Business & Finance

Explore personal finance and investing, and delve into self-service market research and business development using the various resources.  You can also get free help using DCL for Business, Douglas County Libraries’ on-site business development service.

Program Sponsor

Town of Castle Rock Colorado
Aloha Fund