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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

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Colorado Way

Through the Colorado Way program, EDCC offers a series of intensive courses to better prepare Colorado’s local economic development professionals and stakeholders to lead and elevate their communities across the state.


**Tracks are not consecutive, there are independent of each other. Sign up even if you missed other tracks.**

October 17, 2016 (Before the 2016 Drive|Lead|Succeed Conference)
Vail Marriott Mountain Resort | 715 W Lionshead Cir., Vail CO

2016 Drive | Lead | Suceed Conference

“Economic Development: Back to Basics”

Be apart of EDCC’s annual signature statewide conference, October 17 – 19, at the Vail Marriott Mountain Resort, in Vail, Colorado.

Our 2016 Drive | Lead | Succeed 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.

There is something for everyone in this year’s conference. Those in attendance; cities across the state, businesses and corporations, non-profit organizations, government agencies, universities and more.

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


Best State to Start a Business


Best State for Entrepreneurship & Innovation