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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4 th
in Growth Prospects
2 nd
Among the second-tier bioscience states
4 th
for early-stage venture capital investment
2 nd
highest rate of citizens with bachelor’s degrees
4 th
For lowest workers' compensation rates
4 th
Ranking on 2014 “U.S. Clean Tech Leadership Index"
3 rd
For state technology and science index
4 th
In number of new companies per 1,000 employees
1 st
Boulder is ranked 1st best startup city in the US
5 th
on the 2013 Clean Tech Leadership Index 
8 th
Among the fastest-growing cities for population
6 th
as America's top creative class states
3 rd
For high tech employment per 1,000 workers
Magnificent national parks
1 st
Denver ranking for US cities most popular to move
2 nd
highest well-being in the U.S.
9 th
in quality of life
Rivers’ headwaters begin here
1 st
Red Rocks is the best amphitheater in the US
Fourteeners (peaks with elevations 14,000 ft +)
6 th
state for volunteers per capita
8 th
Largest state in the USA by acreage
Breathtaking scenic & historic byways

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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