Business Assistance

Business Assistance

The Business Assistance page is a hub to connect Breckenridge business owners and employees with a variety of supportive services and programs. Learn about business services, COVID-19 & public health information, financial resources, frontline staff & marketing support, sustainability programs and more.

The Breckenridge Tourism Office (BTO) strives to be a valuable, timely resource for our community. If there is anything the BTO can provide to better serve you, please contact Tessa at tbreder@gobreck.com

Business Assistance

The Business Assistance page is a hub to connect Breckenridge business owners and employees with a variety of supportive services and programs. Learn about business services, COVID-19 & public health information, financial resources, frontline staff & marketing support, sustainability programs and more.

The Breckenridge Tourism Office (BTO) strives to be a valuable, timely resource for our community. If there is anything the BTO can provide to better serve you, please contact Tessa at tbreder@gobreck.com

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Business Services


Town of Breckenridge (TOB)

Business Licensing
Anyone engaging in any business activity, occupation and enterprise in the Town of Breckenridge, including the delivery of goods purchased or contracted for outside Town limits and the rental of accommodation units on a short-term basis, is required to purchase a business license.

Liquor Licensing
Find information and applications to obtain liquor licenses for special events, new establishments, and renewals. Applicants must obtain permits both from the Town of Breckenridge and the CO Department of Revenue.

Special Event Permitting
TOB requires a special event permit whether the event is on private or public property within the Town of Breckenridge limits.

Business FAQs for Temporary Outdoor Structures, Firepits, Signs, & Merchandise
Effective through May 31, 2022.


Summit County Government

Retail Food
Learn about restaurant inspections, special event food vendor permitting, and food safety trainings.

Business Services for Unincorporated Summit County:


CO Department of Revenue

Liquor Licensing and Special Permits
Applicants must obtain permits both from the CO Department of Revenue and the Town of Breckenridge.

COVID-19 & Public Health


Town of Breckenridge (TOB)

COVID Response Supplies
Sanitizer, masks, and other supplies can be sourced through TOB for Breckenridge businesses.



CO Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE)

Financial Resources


Northwest Colorado Council of Governments (NWCOG)

Northwest Loan Fund (NFL)
The NLF often partners with banks or private lenders to fill a gap that may exist between the needs of a business and the traditional financing for which they currently qualify.


CO Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT)

Business Foundations Technical Assistance Program
This program provides technical assistance and small grants to Colorado small businesses to help businesses legally establish themselves. Once you complete the technical assistance modules, you may be eligible for a reimbursable grant of up to $1,200 to help apply the training. 

Employee Ownership Tax Credit Open for Applications
The Employee Ownership Tax Credit is now available to Colorado-headquartered businesses to cover up to 50% of a qualified business’ conversion costs for use on their state income taxes. This program provides an incentive to establish employee stock ownership plans, worker-owned cooperatives, and employee ownership trusts.

Colorado Meeting & Events Incentive Program
Provides a 10% cash rebate against eligible hard costs for hosting meetings and events in Colorado that take place on or after July 1, 2021 and on or before December 31, 2022


US Small Business Administration

Frontline & Marketing


Breckenridge Tourism Office (BTO)

Concierge Box
Seasonal activity guides, town maps, and other timely info for all Breckenridge front-line staff.

Event Updates
Catch the latest news on Breckenridge events.

Photo & Video Assets
Breckenridge businesses have complimentary access to utilize a professionally-shot library.

“Mask Zone” Printable Window Signage
8.5 x 11 Poster
11 x 17 Poster

B Like Breckenridge
Learn about the BTO’s regenerative tourism campaign and connect your guests with B Like Breckenridge principles.


CO Tourism Office (CTO)

Care for Colorado Responsible Tourism Content Hub
Content to help educate your customers on what to know before they go, tips for leading with kindness and care, and respecting the landscape.

Sustainability


Breckenridge Tourism Office (BTO)

B Like Breckenridge
Learn about the BTO’s regenerative tourism campaign and connect your guests with B Like Breckenridge principles.


Town of Breckenridge (TOB)

Resource Wise Sustainable Business Program
Resource Wise is a partnership between High Country Conservation Center and TOB. Resource Wise certified businesses are reducing carbon pollution, energy use, and waste. 

Buy Breckenridge Reusable Bags
In an effort to reduce the use of disposable bags, TOB produces commemorative resuable bags made of 100% recycled PET plastic that are available for purchase to Breckenridge businesses.


High Country Conservation Center (HC3)

Solarize Summit
HC3 and Summit Climate Action Collaborative are offering local residents and businesses a limited-time discount on solar panel installation.

Sustainable Building Code
Summit Sustainable Building Code requires energy and water efficient design and construction for residential and commercial buildings, helping our community meet important carbon reduction and water conservation goals.


CO Tourism Office (CTO)

Care for Colorado Responsible Tourism Content Hub
Content to help educate your customers on what to know before they go, tips for leading with kindness and care, and respecting the landscape.


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