Economic Vitality Partners
The city works closely with local and regional organizations to support economic vitality and meet the needs of Boulder businesses. These partnerships are critical to leveraging resources and expertise.
The Boulder Chamber supports the business community through advocacy, economic vitality, events, member services, and professional development programs.
In addition to providing information to tourists and other visitors, the Boulder CVB helps businesses plan group meetings and events in Boulder.
The Boulder Economic Council, the economic development arm of the Boulder Chamber, provides helpful assistance and demographic, economic, and site selection information for local businesses, entrepreneurs, and companies considering a move to Boulder.
The Boulder Independent Business Alliance is a grassroots organization of locally owned, independent businesses in Boulder County that works to preserve the area's unique character and ongoing economic viability.
The Boulder Small Business Development Center provides training workshops on a variety of business topics, free one-on-one consulting with experienced business people, and connects entrepreneurs with other small business resources.
BVSD is the eighth largest school district in Colorado, serving a geographically and culturally diverse community that includes Boulder, Broomfield, Eldorado Springs, Erie, Gold Hill, Jamestown, Lafayette, Louisville, Nederland, Superior, and Ward. BVSD is consistently ranked among the highest academically achieving districts in the state.
CO-LABS educates community leaders and the public about the benefits of Colorado's federal labs, facilitates lab interaction with businesses, and supports the retention and expansion of these scientific resources.
The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade works with statewide partners to create a positive business climate that encourages economic development and sustainable job growth. The office offers a variety of programs that include business retention and relocation services, as well as financing and incentive programs.
The Downtown Boulder Partnership is a nonprofit organization dedicated to continued preservation and enhancement of Downtown Boulder as the heart of the greater Boulder community.
The Latino Chamber of Commerce is a nonprofit organization which supports Boulder County Latino businesses through networking, advocacy, and program implementation.
Innosphere, formerly the Innovation Center of the Rockies, is a technology incubator that provides services and programs for entrepreneurs and university partners.
The Metro Denver EDC provides services to help site selectors and companies with location, expansion, and market decisions in partnership with Metro Denver area municipalities and economic development groups.
Naturally Boulder is a nonprofit organization that aims to enhance the natural products industry in Boulder through networking opportunities and educational seminars. These events bring together industry pioneers, entrepreneurs, and those who are looking to enter the industry.
The University of Colorado at Boulder is a world-class research university. The Office of Industry Collaboration can connect businesses to resources throughout the university including CU Career Services, Leeds School of Business, Silicon Flatirons, ATLAS Institute, BioFrontiers Institute, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Institute (RASEI) and other programs.
Workforce Boulder County provides services for businesses looking to fill open positions, as well as job training, career counseling, and other assistance for job seekers.