Entries by Kim Woodworth

New Economic Development Manager Chosen for Evans

The City of Evans is pleased to announce the selection of Paula Mehle to serve as the next Economic Development Manager.  Paula comes to Evans from the Town of Erie, having served as their Economic Development Coordinator since 2012. In Erie, she was responsible for the Town’s economic development strategy; which included local business retention […]

15 Rural Colorado Communities Chosen for Second Round of Blueprint 2.0 Initiatives Designed to Boost Economies

Stephanie Copeland, executive director of the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) along with local economic development professionals from around the state, gathered in Meeker on July 31, to announce the recipients of the second round of the Colorado Blueprint 2.0 initiatives. “Blueprint 2.0 is a great example of how Colorado is […]

Inocucor announces plans to open U.S. headquarters and production facility in Denver

Inocucor Corporation, a developer and producer of powerful biological crop inputs for agriculture, announced on July 27, it will open its 30,000-square-foot U.S. headquarters and commercialization office at 7304 South Joliet Street in Centennial, Colo. Inocucor uses a patented fermentation process to combine multi-strains of bacteria and yeasts into powerful soil and plant optimizers that […]

The Metro Denver Economic Development Corp. announces vice president of economic development

The Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation (Metro Denver EDC) is pleased to announce that Sam Bailey will join the organization as its vice president of economic development beginning on August 7, 2017.   Bailey most recently served as president and Chief Executive Officer of the Jefferson County Economic Development Corporation in Golden, where he managed a team […]

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

The Grand Junction Economic Partnership (GJEP) launched on July 25, “Another Grand Day”, a video that follows local adventuress Stephanie Carville as she embarks on a series of outdoor activities – ten in all – across Colorado’s Grand Valley with her family and friends, all accomplished in just one day. “Another Grand Day” is part […]

USDA Colorado Rural Development Program Activity

Business & Cooperative Programs (BCP) Business & Industry (B&I) Guaranteed Loan Program: Visitors to Silverthorne, Colorado will soon have another affordable option in lodging. The Pad Hostels, LLC recently was awarded a $4.5 million Business and Industry Guaranteed Loan from USDA.  The funding will allow for the construction of a 116 bed hostel in Silverthorne.  The hostel […]

Advanced Industries (AI) Export Accelerator Grant Program: Now Accepting Applications

The Advanced Industries (AI) Export Accelerator Grant program is now accepting applications from current and aspiring Colorado exporters in the Advanced Industries who are looking to offset international business development and marketing costs. Grants are available for up to $15,000 for eligible costs for small and medium-sized AI businesses in aerospace, infrastructure engineering, advanced manufacturing, […]

DIA to add nonstop flight to Paris, France

Denver International Airport announces its fourth, new international destination in three months with nonstop flights to Paris, France. The Eiffel Tower, the Louvre Museum, the Arc de Triomphe and many other famous attractions in Paris, France will soon be a nonstop flight away for Denver passengers. On July 20, Mayor Michael B. Hancock, Denver International Airport (DEN) and Norwegian announced […]