CO has one of the nation’s most educated, technically savvy workforces


5th Annual Procurement Expo supports Colorado businesses.

January 22, 2014

Promoting growth and sustainability in Colorado's advanced industries.

Advanced Industries (AI) Accelerator Programs

Gov. Hickenlooper visits Durango on the 2014 Colorado Blueprint Tour.

January 11, 2014

Official site for disaster relief information.


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3 rd
best city for businesses & careers -Ft Collins
5 th
Most sustainable state
5 th
hotspot for startup IT jobs
CO has 4 of the top 10 cities for tech startups  
4 th
Ranking on 2014 “U.S. Clean Tech Leadership Index"
3 rd
In high-Tech Employment Per 1,000 Workers
3 rd
Ft. Collins ranks 3rd best city for business
4 th
for early-stage venture capital investment
5 th
best city for businesses & careers (Denver)
2 nd
Best state to start a business
4 th
For proprietors as percentage of total employment
4 th
For number of new companies per 1,000 employees
1 st
best state for labor supply
1 st
Red Rocks is the best amphitheater in the US
6 th
state for volunteers per capita
Majestic national forests
Awe-inspiring mountain ranges
Fourteeners (peaks with elevations 14,000 ft +)
Colorado has 42 state parks
8 th
Largest state in the USA by acreage
1 st
Ranking for monthly energy costs in the U.S.
3 rd
Best state to live, based on job creation 
1 st
Denver ranking for US cities most popular to move

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Colorado Bike Share Day - free bikes on Aug. 1

To celebrate the 2014 Colorado Day, which is Fri., Aug 1, the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT), in collaboration with Bicycle Colorado, AAA Colorado and Peopl