To advance leadership opportunities and business advocacy in four of the region's largest growth industries, the Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation leads four industry-focused affiliates.

Colorado Resource Council

The Colorado Resource Council (CRC) is an organization of companies, educational institutions, research labs and trade associations that benefit from the growth of Colorado’s diverse resource industries linked by the nexus to natural resources. The Council is also open to businesses that support the cluster.
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Colorado Space Coalition

The Colorado Space Coalition (CSC) is a group of industry stakeholders working to make Colorado a center of excellence for aerospace. CSC members – including space companies, military leaders, academic organizations, research centers, and economic development groups – promote Colorado’s significant space assets as well as advancing legislation vital to industry growth and success.
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Metro Denver Aviation Coalition

The Metro Denver Aviation Coalition (MDAC) is an industry affiliate of the Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation dedicated to the continued growth and development of Metro Denver's aviation industry. MDAC is an evolution of the former DIA Leadership Committee to reflect an expanded focus that targets three key areas:
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Colorado Investment Services Coalition

The Colorado Investment Services Coalition (CISC) is 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.
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Advocating for our most promising industries

The Metro Denver EDC houses and staffs four industry-focused associations in order to expand the region's leadership base and advocate for legislation, special opportunities, and growth initiatives in the following industries:

  • Aerospace - Colorado Space Coalition
  • Aviation - Metro Denver Aviation Coalition
  • Energy - Colorado Resource Council
  • Investment Services - Colorado Investment Services Coalition

To learn more about each, click on the tabs above.