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
State in Small Business Innovative Research grants
4 th
Top state for entrepreneurial activity
3 rd
Ft. Collins ranks 3rd best city for business
4 th
For lowest workers' compensation rates
2 nd
Top state for high-tech business
2 nd
highest rate of citizens with bachelor’s degrees
5 th
Most sustainable state
CO has 4 of the top 10 cities for tech startups  
6 th
best place for business & careers - Denver
3 rd
most economically competitive state
4 th
For proprietors as percentage of total employment
8 th
in science and engineering doctorate holders  
6 th
as America's top creative class states
Breathtaking scenic & historic byways
9 th
in quality of life
national monuments
Fourteeners (peaks with elevations 14,000 ft +)
1 st
Ranking for monthly energy costs in the U.S.
2 nd
best state on Gallup's well-being index
1 st
Denver ranking for US cities most popular to move
3 rd
Best state to live, based on job creation 
Majestic national forests
1 st
Red Rocks is the best amphitheater in the US

News & Events

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