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Boulder Economic Council

The Boulder Economic Council (BEC), the economic development arm of the Boulder Chamber, is a private, nonprofit leadership group of prominent business and community executives dedicated to Boulder’s economic prosperity.

The BEC’s priorities are to support existing businesses in Boulder’s key industries and to advocate for a business environment that continues to nurture primary employers and industries. BEC programs are focused on:

  • Retention and expansion of Boulder businesses who serve national and international markets and produce new capital fueling our local economy
  • Partnering with business and industry associations representing the interests of key Boulder industries such as aerospace, biosciences, cleantech, IT/Software, natural products, and outdoor recreation
  • Supporting organizations who assist startup companies and entrepreneurs
  • Publishing demographic and economic research and producing community events highlighting trends and new developments in the local and regional economy
  • Facilitating relocation of new companies considering doing business in Boulder
  • Mission Statement
  • Sustain Boulder’s economic vitality through direct support of primary businesses and collaboration with business, industry and community partners.

Strategic Priorities:
Primary business retention, formation & relocation
Collaboration & partnerships
Economic research & analysis