Benefits & ROI

Metro Denver EDC Investment Benefits

Investor Roundtable Luncheons - Monthly small group gatherings to discuss Metro Denver EDC initiatives and topical events while sharing business sector concerns and opportunities in the region.

Committees - Investors can serve on committees developed and constituted around identified industry clusters to create an action plan for assisting in the attraction of these industries and jobs to Metro Denver. 

E-News Alerts - Investors are alerted with valuable information and updates when important news about the Metro Denver EDC or initiatives happen.

Metro Denver InSite e-newsletter - A newsletter highlighting business, industry, and real estate news in Metro Denver, distributed monthly to national site selectors, key players in company relocations and expansions. Metro Denver EDC investors can opt-in to receive this e-newsletter.

Website - In addition to a vast amount of information about Metro Denver, company listings are linked from the Metro Denver EDC’s Web site to investor’s Web sites for additional global exposure.

Monthly Economic Indicators - The Metro Denver EDC’s Chief Economist, Patty Silverstein, researches economic trends monthly for Metro Denver, including labor and employment trends, real estate, and the consumer sector. Each month, 18 indicators are profiled in a complete report that is available only to investors. A summary is posted on our website on the first Wednesday of each month.

Metro Denver Economic Profile Brochure -This annual publication contains current economic development data for site selectors, facilities managers, and others interested in expanding or locating to Metro Denver. In addition to a comprehensive profile on the region, each county is profiled with demographic, real estate, transportation, education, quality of life, and employer information.

Customized Research - Investors can access Metro Denver EDC’s economic forecasts and research on labor statistics, demographics, and industry trends. Staff can provide customized data in the areas of real estate/site selection, industry profiles, company listings, taxes and regulation, housing, transportation/commuting patterns, and utilities. All of these services are free of charge to investors.

Annual Meeting + Awards Luncheon -This luncheon and awards event highlights the Metro Denver EDC’s accomplishments for the previous year. Three awards are presented: Metropolitan Cooperation Award, Chairs' Award for Outstanding Efforts in Economic Development, and the Economic Development Deal of the Year Award.

Special Events - Throughout the year, the Metro Denver EDC sponsors or co-sponsors a variety of speakers, lunches, and dinners for our investors to attend. These events include economic briefings, industry overviews, and transportation/legislative updates.

Site Selection Events - Participation is available in our three-day Site Selection Conferences that help identify and educate key site selection consultants about Metro Denver as the premier site for corporate relocation and expansion.

Referrals -While assisting growing and relocating companies, the Metro Denver EDC is often able to refer company inquiries to investors and provide direct introductions between investors for business development opportunities.

Trade Missions -The Metro Denver EDC coordinates industry-based trade missions throughout the world. Investors with industry expertise participate in these trips. Previous missions include Alberta, Canada; Tokyo, Japan; Beijing, China; and Munich, Germany.

For more information on investment in the Metro Denver EDC, contact Julie Sprigg, director of investor relations, 303.620.8074.