Leadership opportunities in the Metro Denver EDC
Executive Committee - Consists of Metro Denver EDC investors, representing a cross-section of the region’s industries. The Committee is co-chaired by two investors serving two-year terms. The Committee oversees the Metro Denver EDC's budget, work plan, programs, activities, and directs the allocation of program funding. The Chair of the Metro Denver EDC’s Professional’s Group serves as a voting member of the Executive Committee. Meets 12 times per year.
Board of Governors - Comprised of all investors in the Metro Denver EDC. Members serve as volunteers in drafting the annual work plan and serving on committees and special task forces. This group is the Metro Denver EDC's major asset base and provides the expertise to achieve optimum results. Meets 6 times a year
Metro Denver EDC Professionals - Comprised of Metro Denver EDC’s economic development partners throughout the region. The Chair of this group serves on the Executive Committee. This group will often meet in conjunction with the Board of Governors and helps the Metro Denver EDC develop its annual economic development work plan, marketing programs, and economic policy recommendations. The group also organizes trade shows and missions and is instrumental coordinating the organization's annual Site Selection Conference. Meets 6 times a year
The Metro Denver EDC's Industry Affiliates:
Colorado Energy Coalition (CEC) - Comprised of Metro Denver EDC investors, a diverse member group dedicated to strengthening the business climate in Colorado that supports all sectors within the energy industry – fossil fuels, renewable resources, energy efficiency, and conservation. There are currently two committees (the Competitive Analysis Committee and the Public Policy Committee) under the CEC, each of which operates as a task force with specific goals, deliverables, and timelines.
Colorado Investment Services Coalition (CISC) – An industry affiliate of the Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation that works collaboratively to advocate for and promote the state’s robust investment services and management industry. Consisting of Colorado’s largest investment services firms, the Coalition is leading initiatives focused on talent attraction and development within the industry through concerted partnerships with area colleges and universities. Coalition members also advocate for legislative policy at the state and federal level conducive to industry growth and job creation in Colorado.
Metro Denver Aviation Coalition (MDAC) - A membership committee of the Metro Denver EDC dedicated to the continued growth and development of Metro Denver’s aviation industry. Denver International Airport is a core engine and catalyst for Metro Denver’s economic growth, and additional growth opportunities are also supported by our region’s broader aviation system. MDAC members represent a wide range of businesses that collectively recognize these opportunities and the economic benefits they present.
Colorado Space Coalition (CSC): The CSC is a group of industry stakeholders working to make Colorado a center of excellence for aerospace. CSC members promote Colorado’s significant space assets as well as advancing legislation vital to industry growth and success. The CSC membership represents a consortium of Colorado's major defense companies, aerospace companies, military bases, universities and research institutions, industry organizations and associations, and economic development organizations.
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