Alliance Business Assistance Center Celebrates Successful First Year

The City of Thornton is excited to honor the upcoming one-year anniversary of the Alliance/Alianza Business Assistance Center.

Thornton Alliance Alianza Business Assistance CenterThe Alliance Business Assistance Center is an alliance of private, public, and non-profit resource providers joined under one roof to support and help local businesses start, grow, and thrive.

The Center’s programs and services are provided by the City of Thornton Office of Economic Development and its essential business partners: Alianza and BTAC Business Advisory Commissions, the North Metro Small Business Development Center, SCORE Denver, Mile High United Way for Business, and the Colorado Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.

Businesses who visit the center are offered these free services in English and Spanish:
Meeting rooms, co-working space, startup and business growth consulting, business workshops, and networking opportunities, financial assistance information, marketing support, use of WiFi and other technology on site, business site selection data, licensing, permit, and grant application assistance and more.

“We are so proud to see businesses that came in as just an idea, now opening their storefronts. The business planning and grant assistance we have provided through our partnerships and programs have had a great impact on the growth and success of our small business community. We are proud to be serving our local businesses in and around the City of Thornton.” said Robin Martinez, Local Business Administrator and Manager of the Alliance Business Assistance Center.

In 2021, the Center had 1,567 customer interactions, hosted and facilitated 45 workshops and three business networking events, provided 621 counseling and technical assistance meetings, hosted 56 private meetings/use of space, and awarded $311,215 through various business grants.

The facility is located at 550 E. Thornton Parkway, Unit 170, Thornton, CO 80229, near the corner of Washington Street and Thornton Parkway. Call 720-674-3547 or email to schedule an appointment. Visit

For more information contact:
Thornton Economic Development Office
303-538-7605 ·