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3 rd
In high-Tech Employment Per 1,000 Workers
3 rd
Ft. Collins ranks 3rd best city for business
3 rd
most economically competitive state
4 th
4th, US Clean Tech Leadership Index
1 st
Fastest growing economy
3 rd
Best place for businesses & careers - Denver
4 th
In number of new companies per 1,000 employees
8 th
In total wind energy installed capacity
2 nd
highest rate of citizens with bachelor’s degrees
5 th
hotspot for startup IT jobs
4 th
For number of new companies per 1,000 employees
4 th
Denver's ranking on "Best cities for job seekers"
6 th
as America's top creative class states
Magnificent national parks
3 rd
Denver is 3rd best city for college grads
7 th
best state on Gallup's well-being index
8 th
Largest state in the USA by acreage
Majestic national forests
Fourteeners (peaks with elevations 14,000 ft +)
1 st
Boulder's ranking for strongest housing market
Breathtaking scenic & historic byways
Spectacular ski areas and resorts
Scenic & historic trains

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Fiona Arnold appointed exec. director of OEDIT

Gov. John Hickenlooper announced today that Fiona Arnold will be appointed executive director of the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT), effective Jan. 2, 2015.