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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best place for business & careers -Ft. Collins
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For lowest workers' compensation rates
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most economically competitive state
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on the 2013 Clean Tech Leadership Index 
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Boulder is ranked 1st best startup city in the US
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CO has 4 of the top 10 cities for tech startups  
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For population 25+ with bachelor degree or higher
national monuments
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Majestic national forests
Fourteeners (peaks with elevations 14,000 ft +)
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best state on Gallup's well-being index
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in quality of life
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Denver is 3rd best city for college grads
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Magnificent national parks
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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.