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

Together we can make a stronger Colorado!

Colorado United Day of Service, Sept. 13

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Top state for “talent pipeline”
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In total wind energy installed capacity
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hotspot for startup IT jobs
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Most sustainable state
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For lowest workers' compensation rates
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best city for businesses & careers (Denver)
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as America's top creative class states
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best state on Gallup's well-being index
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state for volunteers per capita
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CO receives $6M from DOD to grow Advanced Mfg

Gov. John Hickenlooper and the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) announced today the state has been awarded $6.6 million from the U.S.