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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8 th
In total wind energy installed capacity
3 rd
For state technology and science index
3 rd
In high-Tech Employment Per 1,000 Workers
5 th
best city for businesses & careers (Denver)
2 nd
Top state for high-tech business
6 th
best place for business & careers - Denver
5 th
on the 2013 Clean Tech Leadership Index 
6 th
in number of fastest growing privately held co's 
7 th
best place for business & careers -Ft. Collins
3 rd
State in Small Business Innovative Research grants
8 th
Among the fastest-growing cities for population
8 th
in science and engineering doctorate holders  
3 rd
For high tech employment per 1,000 workers
3 rd
Denver is 3rd best city for college grads
Majestic national forests
8 th
Largest state in the USA by acreage
Magnificent national parks
Colorado has 42 state parks
1 st
Ranking for monthly energy costs in the U.S.
9 th
in quality of life
1 st
Denver ranking for US cities most popular to move
national monuments
Spectacular ski areas and resorts

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Women's Small Business Conference

The Colorado Small Business Development Center Network (SBDC) will host the 5th Annual Southwest Colorado Women's Small Business Conference on Thursday, July 24 at Fort Lewis College in Durango.