Recent News & BEC Chatter

Start Me Up! Boulder’s Unique Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

Thoughts from Scott Sternberg, Executive Director, Boulder Economic Council Oh, the joy of returning to social circles! When my friends and family get together, we often discuss and/or debate current events, politics, literature, sports and, of course, who is the greatest rock ‘n’ roll band of all time. At this point, I usually find myself …

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Out of This World: Boulder’s Aerospace Industry

Thoughts from Scott Sternberg, Executive Director, Boulder Economic Council As a child, if you asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up, my answer was simple: an astronaut. There were NASA posters on my bedroom wall, I built and launched model rockets from my backyard, and it seemed that every Halloween I …

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Boulder’s Quality of Life Sciences

Thoughts from Scott Sternberg, Executive Director, Boulder Economic Council Early in my career I spent a great amount of time peering through a research-grade optical microscope. The startup I was with had an innovative idea: take the same digital cameras that were being used on the world’s largest telescopes to investigate outer space and place …

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The Impact of Data

Thoughts from Scott Sternberg, Executive Director, Boulder Economic Council Considering the recent severe weather plaguing the country, I thought I would draw a comparison between atmospheric observations and economic data. Both represent the traditional Data-to-Information-to-Action-to-Impact line of reasoning. We have used this exact approach to map out recovery initiatives targeted at those industries and businesses …

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2021 Boulder Economic Forecast

Plan for the year ahead by learning about the latest economic trends for Boulder and the metro region at the Boulder Economic Forecast on January 28. Nationally-renowned CU Boulder economists Brian Lewandowski and Dr. Richard Wobbekind will present on key indicators and metrics to provide you with the most up-to-date insights on Boulder’s economy. Get …

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Boulder Chamber Names New Executive Director of Boulder Economic Council

After an extensive search that engaged a wide diversity of Boulder Chamber stakeholders and Boulder Economic Council (BEC) leadership, the Boulder Chamber is pleased to announce Scott Sternberg, former president of Vaisala Inc., as the next Executive Director of the Boulder Economic Council and Associate Vice President for Economic Vitality. Sternberg comes to this new …

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Q1 2020 Boulder Economic Indicators

Each quarter, the BEC publishes summaries of several key economic indicators for the Boulder area including employment, real estate, retail sales, venture capital investment, and more. Each indicator offers an inside look into the economic changes and factors affecting the local and regional market.

Boulder Chamber Now Hiring for Executive Director of the Boulder Economic Council

Click here to view the position requirements and application instructions.

Clif Harald Moves on from Boulder Economic Council

Clif Harald, Executive Director of the Boulder Economic Council (BEC) of the Boulder Chamber, will move on from that role to reactivate his private consulting practice. The BEC is the economic vitality arm of the Boulder Chamber. Harald has served as the BEC’s Executive Director for nine years, named to the position when the community …

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COVID-19 Business Resources

The Boulder Chamber has compiled a running list of resources and news updates to support Boulder businesses as the COVID-19 situation develops. Click here to view.
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