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EDCC’s Knowledge Vault is a virtual arsenal of valuable economic development-related information that helps advise, educate, and stimulate economic development efforts across Colorado. The Vault is packed full of the latest trends, best practices, case studies, and near-term solutions to Colorado’s biggest issues delivered by thought leaders across Colorado and beyond. As a member benefit, members can access this information anywhere, at any time.

Knowledge Vault

EDCC’s Knowledge Vault is a virtual arsenal of valuable economic development related information that helps advise, educate, and stimulate economic development efforts across Colorado. The Vault is packed full of the latest trends, best practices, case studies, and near-term solutions to Colorado’s biggest issues delivered by thought leaders across Colorado and beyond. As a member benefit, members can access this information anywhere, at any time.

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP PAPER

Job Quality as a BRE Strategy?

It’s as if “The Great Resignation” arrived on the scene—a problem—looking for a solution, which turned out to be Job Quality; a topic that has garnered an increasing number of adherents since its early arrival in 2016. What is this job quality movement? Who does it impact, and why should…

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RESOURCES AND WEBINAR

Job Quality as a BRE Strategy?

If leveraged well, then job quality could become the nexus that attracts like-minded businesses, making the case for a community robust with quality jobs, resulting in highly competitive businesses, & greater job satisfaction for employees. For Economic Developers, growing and attracting quality jobs is key in our ability to build sustainable…

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RESOURCES AND WEBINAR

Maximizing Recent State & Federal Funding Programs

EDCC has partnered with our State and Federal partners to bring you a one-of-kind informational session that highlights all the funding programs being administered, timelines and deadlines, and ways your community can maximize the funding resources to power your community’s comeback. So many funding opportunities… where do I begin? This…

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THOUGHT LEADERSHIP PAPER

Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Shifts, Trends, + Unicorns

A new age, heightened by the prospect for economic opportunities – unseen since the end of the Web 2.0 boom (2004 – 2008) – is dawning. Akin to the Industrial Revolution, innovators are charging ahead creating new technologies designed to meet the growing demands across a multitude of vertical markets. As economic…

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RESOURCES AND WEBINAR

Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Shifts, Trends, + Unicorns

We are at a tipping point and economic developers need to be ready to harness the opportunities that are beginning to come to light. As mentioned by one of our past speakers this year, we are dawning a new age that will bring economic opportunities unseen in the past century…

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THOUGHT LEADERSHIP PAPER

Where are the Retail and Hospitality Industries Headed?

The COVID-19 pandemic presented Americans with a huge challenge, taking its toll in human lives and livelihoods across distinct regions, demographics, and vertical markets. Without question, the retail and restaurant industries were two of the hardest hit sectors, having to survive a year with forced closures and restrictions on hours…

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RESOURCES AND WEBINAR

Where are the Retail and Hospitality Industries Headed?

From trends that accelerated during the pandemic to the new ways of doing business, it leaves the question as to where are the retail and hospitality industries going? Municipalities are grappling with reduction in sales tax to crippling zoning regulations that are chasing potential retailers away. Site selection trends and…

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RESOURCES & WEBINAR

Growing Local Community + Entrepreneurial Ecosystems

Who Comes First? The Chicken + Egg | Business Retention + Expansion | Balancing Density + Growth | Amenities and Employer + Employee Attraction| Evolution of Economic Ecosystem Building Colorado is known for innovation and our openness to adventure! Entrepreneurs are also adventurous by their unique skill sets which prove…

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RESOURCES & WEBINAR

Cultivating a Vibrant Economy

Economic Development is often plagued with the notion that Development = Growth. It can also mean evolution and maturation. The opposite of development is deterioration and disintegration. If we aren’t focused on the health and vitality of our community then it becomes exposed to threats that can harm it. In…

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RESOURCES AND WEBINAR

Understanding Economic Development Players in Colorado

What does it take to make a deal, you ask? Well, it takes the work of a lot of people in all different types of fields, we say. If a company is expanding, it looks for the right kind of building, infrastructure, supply-chain, and talent among many other components. An…

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RESOURCES AND WEBINAR

2020 Trends to Continue into 2021

Looking back at 2020, the pandemic has impacted how we work, how we learn, and how we connect. As the most significant historical shift continues to take shape, we are witnessing old businesses being forced to adapt to the “new normal” and new businesses emerge. Remote work is on everyone’s…

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