The Innovation Pavilion is a co-working space that fosters the ideas of start-ups and high growth companies to help them reach their potential. This eco-system allows for ideas to cultivate in a vibrant environment that helps nourish individual growth as well as simultaneously support economic sustainability.
COLORADO OFFICE OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & INTERNATIONAL TRADE
The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) is dedicated to supporting economic activities throughout the state. Working with statewide partners, they are dedicated to creating a vibrant economy though development and sustainable job growth. OEDIT assists with economic development activities, monitoring statewide economic conditions, supporting small businesses and entrepreneurs, expanding and attracting business, and retaining business.
METRO DENVER ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
The Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation (Metro Denver EDC) is an affiliate of the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce. As the nation’s first regional economic development entity, its mission is to enhance the regional economy through the retention and expansion of jobs and capital investment. Metro Denver EDC brings together more than 70 cities, counties, and economic agencies in Colorado, and they focus on six key areas: Mobility, tax reform, new and existing business, national marketing, international flights, and special opportunities.
Douglas County is recognized for having one of the most attractive business environments in the United States. The Douglas County Economic Development program is dedicated to creating an economically vibrant community by providing location assistance, local incentive programs, and guidance with the permitting process. By working with businesses and public-private organizations, they can match resources to fit a variety of business needs.
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL OF COLORADO
The Economic Development Council of Colorado (EDCC) is a leader in promoting an effervescent economy in Colorado. It is a state-wide, nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting and strengthening Colorado’s economy. EDCC is a diverse network that reflects the interests of both private and public sectors throughout Colorado.
NAIOP, COLORADO CHAPTER
NAIOP is a premier real estate organization comprised of real estate developers, owners, investors, service providers, and brokers, with the NAIOP Colorado Chapter being one of the largest in the country. Their mission is to nurture responsible and sustainable development that creates jobs and benefits the community.
INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL OF SHOPPING CENTERS
The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) is comprised of more than 70,000 members in more than 100 countries. The shopping center industry is essential to economic development as it is a driver of GDP, a substantial job creator, and is a crucial revenue source for the communities they serve. The ICSC’s purpose is to advance the shopping center industry by advocating, publicizing, and providing educational programs.
COLORADO BIOSCIENCE ASSOCIATION
The Colorado BioScience Association aids Colorado’s bioscience sector by connecting innovators to funding, infrastructure, research, and talent. They support the regional bioscience community through advocacy, resources, and advancement of opportunities for partnerships. Though leadership and advocacy, business solutions, economic development, and education, the Association aims to grow the bioscience workforce to advance the industry in Colorado.