Identifying Business Partners

Public & Private Business Connections

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Business partnership resources and support for Boulder businesses are available through a number of public and private organizations, including those listed below.


Local Partners

Boulder Chamber

  • Direct business support through marketing efforts, business-to-business connections, member savings, educational opportunities and events
  • Services and resources to help businesses grow and gain exposure in the community
  • Advocates for an improved business environment within Boulder and Colorado
  • Economic vitality programs, including the Boulder Economic Council and Innovation Blueprint 3.0

Boulder Convention and Visitors Bureau

  • Get help planning an event or meeting in Boulder
  • Lists of local hotels and restaurants for you or visiting clients and business partners
  • Find out what’s happening this week for entertainment in Boulder

Boulder County

Boulder Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

  • Training and workshops
  • Counseling on marketing and growth issues, financing, etc.
  • Access to business resources and financing

City of Boulder

  • Economic Vitality Program
  • Business licensing and permitting
  • Business services

Downtown Boulder, Inc.

  • Preservation and enhancement of Downtown Boulder as the heart of the greater Boulder community
  • Supports vitality of Downtown Boulder through public advocacy, political involvement and community events
  • Offers Downtown Boulder businesses marketing and connection opportunities

University of Colorado at Boulder

Economic Development Partners

Boulder Economic Council

  • Economic development arm of the Boulder Chamber
  • Existing Boulder business support services
  • Start-up/early stage business assistance
  • New business relocation support
  • Economic development and industry collaboration
  • Demographic and economic research
  • Targeted events, including Economic Forecast and Economic Summit

City of Boulder Economic Vitality Program

  • Development and redevelopment assistance
  • Business retention and expansion
  • Business incentive programs
  • General business assistance

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
  • Retain, grow and recruit companies to Colorado
  • Increases access to capital
  • Creates and markets a stronger Colorado brand
  • Offers workforce training programs
  • Manages State of Colorado funding and incentive programs

Front Range Community College

  • Customized employee training
  • Manufacturing training
  • Small business development

Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation

  • Partnership of Metro Denver area municipalities and economic development groups
  • Helps site selectors and companies with location, expansion, and market decisions
  • Develops regional marketing and data programs
  • Promotes regional initiatives to expand the regional economy
  • Hosts three industry-focused affiliates: the Colorado Energy Coalition, the Colorado Space Coalition, and the Metro Denver Aviation Coalition

Business & Industry Association Partners

Service Partners

Accounting Firms

Boulder has numerous accounting firms doing business in boulder, including the following Boulder Economic Council members:

Business Law Firms

Boulder has many law firms working within the city, including the following Boulder Economic Council members:

Commercial Brokers

For information on these professional services partners, please see the Commercial Space Page:

Commercial Lenders and other Financial Service Providers

For information on these professional services partners, please see the Financing Page:

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