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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

EDCC & OEDIT Receives Excellence in Economic Development Award

Economic Development Council of Colorado & Colorado Office…

U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon | Oct. 5-9 and 12-15

Please come to the upcoming Solar Decathlon 2017!  The U.S.…

New Economic Development Manager Chosen for Evans

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

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 Forums:

  • February 2018 – TBD
  • June 2018 – Region 11: Moffat, Routt, Rio Blanco, Garfield, and Mesa Counties

Drive | Lead | Succeed Conference

Join EDCC for it’s annual signature statewide Drive Lead Succeed Conference, October 2-4, 2017 at the Vail Marriott Mountain Resort.

It’s time to UP YOUR GAME! Utilizing tools and resources to help communities develop thriving economies around the state. This three-day conference will include sessions on trends in talent development, attraction, and retention, the secret to Place Marketing, high performance financing tools and funding mechanisms, and much more.

We are excited to announce that we are hosting a Gubernatorial Forum as part of our opening day programming on Monday, Oct. 2 from 4-6 p.m.


Take 5: Economic Development

CML and EDCC teamed up to present an edition of CML’s “Take 5” series on Economic Development. Watch EDCC’s Board Chair, John Hall, provide five or more tips on Economic Development in less than five minutes.

John Hall, EDCC Board Chair | Economic Development Director, City of Westminster