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
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    Boulder Economic Council Investment

    The Boulder Economic Council is a membership organization open by invitation to organizations committed to supporting the economic vitality of Boulder.


    Our Investors

    Local businesses and other organizations that are part of the Boulder Economic Council.

  • Workforce-and-Training


    BEC Staff: Scott Sternberg, Executive Director and Associate Vice President for Economic Vitality; Corine Waldau, Senior Director of Economic Vitality

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    What's New with the BEC

    The latest from the Boulder Economic Council.

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    Boulder Business News

    News from the Boulder area.

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    BEC Publications

    Economic data, market profiles, forecasts and more.

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.

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