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EDCC members gain access to our diverse network and community as well as valuable tools and resources for success.

The Economic Development Council of Colorado (EDCC) is a professional organization dedicated to strengthening Colorado’s economy. By unifying organizations involved in economic development and the private sector in a balanced partnership, EDCC provides statewide opportunities and benefits unique to the industry.

Our members gain more than just access to our diverse network. EDCC plays a vital role in Colorado by fostering an open forum for the exchange of ideas, insight, and strategies.  We bring together experience from across the state, and provide the valuable resources you need to succeed. 

“Together we succeed.  Nothing could be more true for EDCC members, when we come together with a common vision and voice, we continue to develop and enhance the economic opportunity for all in Colorado..” – Kelly Flenniken Chair, EDCC | Area Manager, Community and Local Government Affairs, Xcel Energy

Recent News

New Economic Development Manager Chosen for Evans

The City of Evans is pleased to announce the selection of Paula…

Just Another (Grand) Day in Colorado’s Grand Valley

The Grand Junction Economic Partnership (GJEP) launched on July…

EDCC’s Regional Economic Development Forums

The forums will cover topics that target regional issues and provide substantive content for all EDCC members. They will serve as an opportunity to engage EDCC members’ communities, businesses, and local leaders, and to support them in promoting successful and responsible economic development. The one-day forums will also provide a platform for the hosting community to showcase successful economic development initiatives and provide lessons learned to attendees.

Next Regional Forum:
June 8, 2017 | Loveland, CO

Drive | Lead | Succeed Conference

This conference aims to provide the knowledge, tools, and connections that are vital to foster a growing Colorado economy. We gather the industry’s top influencers and thought leaders to share their knowledge and answer tough questions that challenges our communities.

Mark your calendars for 2017:
October 2-4, 2017 | Vail Marriott Mountain Resort, Vail CO

Call for Speakers and Sponsors!

How Colorado Stacks Up

With 14 key industries, we’ve built an exceptionally innovative and resilient economic climate.


Fastest Growing Economy in the US


Best State for Labor Supply


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