Call For Speakers

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public_speaking_04_300-225The Colorado Association of Business Intermediaries (CABI) is the only trade association in Colorado dedicated exclusively to the Business Brokerage industry. Our Broker Members are Licensed Colorado Real Estate Brokers who help buyers and sellers of owner-operated and professionally managed businesses, which comprise Main Street Business Brokerage and Lower Middle Market transactions. Business brokerage brings together a special combination of skills including valuation, marketing, negotiation, contracts, accounting, financing, exit planning, financial planning and business coaching.

CABI’s annual schedule includes an annual full-day conference, a winter meeting and a fall meeting, all of which are held in the Denver Metropolitan area. Attendees include Business Brokers as well as industry professionals, such as attorneys, accountants, lenders, valuation specialists and business coaches. We also hold special interest and networking events from time to time where members of the community are invited to attend. In addition, CABI offers educational courses of special interest to Business Brokers, including International Business Broker Association (IBBA) courses that have been approved by the Colorado Real Estate Commission for continuing education credit.

Open Call For Presenters

You are invited to share your Business Brokerage industry related expertise, research and best practices by submitting proposals for presentations. We are particularly interested in presentations that would provide cutting-edge developments, strategies, or innovations of interest to the Business Brokerage profession. Presentations should have practical value to professionals and organizations that are involved directly or indirectly in Business Brokerage.

Examples are:

  • Financing Strategies For Business Sale Transactions
  • Tax Implications of Business Sales
  • Transaction Due Diligence
  • Social Marketing
  • Understanding Financial Statements
  • Real Estate Valuation
  • Professional Practice Management
  • Legal Aspects of Business Brokerage
  • Contract Negotiation
  • Understanding Franchises

Session Formats

Workshops or Lectures are typically 45-60 minutes, including several minutes for Q&A. Emphasis is on experiential activities or other forms of skill building and audience involvement, as well as the graphic presentation of new techniques or program ideas. Diversity of presenters is encouraged. All sessions need to be relevant to the Business Brokerage industry.


  • Relevance to Business Brokerage education and professional practice
  • Strength of the seminar’s practical application and specific learning objectives
  • Content and organizational quality
  • Audio visual and handout development
  • Creativity and timeliness of seminar
  • Use of team teaching and multiple experts to enhance program quality


Speaker Content Form

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If you would like to email or fax in your Speaker Content Form, please use this form Speaker Content Form and email it to Sonja Wood at or fax it to 303-395-1544.