Finding and Attracting the Right Talent

Colorado is among the top  10 fastest-growing states in the U.S., according to USA TODAY. And, with the unemployment rate at historic lows in Colorado (3 percent) and nationwide (3.9 percent), finding and hiring the right employees for your organization is becoming increasingly challenging. A recent panel discussion at Metropolitan State University of Denver, moderated … Read Post

DEN Reaches 200 Nonstop Flight Destinations

With the launch of two new  international and 17 U.S. flights this year, Denver International Airport (DEN) now offers 200 nonstop global destinations – the first time in its aviation history. And, DEN has the most domestic destinations of any airport in the country. “The Metro Denver region’s success attracting and scaling companies relies on … Read Post

Metro Denver’s Mobility Starts with an App

Leadership Denver project team focuses on mobility Colorado had 638 traffic fatalities in 2017, and those fatalities have been on the rise since 2010. Reducing the number of traffic fatalities is the focus of Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock’s Denver Vision Zero Action Plan and mobility was one of the five key issues the mayor tasked … Read Post

Building Bridges for Entrepreneurs

Denver Metro SBDC Connects Small Business to CDOT Scott Ashermann doesn’t believe in burning bridges – he believes in building bridges better. His company, BDI performs nondestructive evaluation services on critical infrastructure globally. What does that mean? Aschermann’s company works to check the health of all types of civil structures. BDI also manufactures monitoring equipment … Read Post

Driving Colorado Forward

Let’s Go, Colorado! Coloradans are trying to pump the brakes on the challenges of our transportation system – crumbling roads and bridges that are leading to more time in traffic, more damage to our vehicles and more risk to the safety of those on the road. In November, voters will consider two ballot items on … Read Post

Drinking to Success: Beverage Production in CO

Craft culture has created a revolution in the beverage industry – and that has led to its resurgence as a major job creator in our region. Colorado ranks second in the U.S. for employment concentration with the fourth largest for overall beverage production employment, according to the Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation (Metro Denver EDC), with 9,760 workers at nearly 240 companies. Consumers desire a variety … Read Post