Training & Events

Connect2DOT offers a wide variety of business training and outreach events that can help take you to the next level. Through the SBDC's and our industry partners, we cover all of the business basics such as planning, marketing, financials, and financing as well as topics tailored to contractors and design/engineer professionals. We also offer numerous opportunities to attend networking and outreach sessions across the state and throughout the year.

We have consolidated a variety of transportation industry training and events so you can find them in one place. Check out our current Event Calendar of upcoming events and register today!

Connect2DOT Core Curriculum

  • Doing Business with CDOT
  • Leading Edge for Transportation
  • Is Certification Right for Your Business?
  • DBE Certification
  • ESB Program Orientation

Connect2DOT Customized Training 

  • Marketing to Prime Contractors
  • Navigating CDOT Systems for Contracting
  • How to be a Successful CDOT Contractor
  • Understanding CDOT Plans & Specs
  • Bidding and Estimating
  • Construction Project Management & Scheduling
  • Legal Pitfalls of Construction Contracts
  • Building Your Safety Toolbox
  • Successful Joint Venturing
  • CDOT Construction Contractor Compliance

Industry Partner Training

Industry Events

  • Prime contractor meet-and-greet sessions
  • Mandatory pre-bid small business networking
  • Reverse trade fairs
  • Small business forums
  • Industry "hot topic" events