About the Boulder Economic Council

About the Boulder Economic Council

Sustaining Boulder’s Economic Vitality

About the Boulder Economic Council, its Efforts & Services

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


Check out membership information on how to join this leadership group.