Industries

Where Sector Meets Success

A spirit of collaboration, creative attitude and pro-business environment has always been at the root of industry growth in Colorado. Across fourteen major industry sectors, including seven STEM-based advanced industries, companies of all kinds are attracted to the wealth of resources that allow them to get in the game and make a name for themselves when doing business in Colorado.

But what keeps our industries thriving? Colorado employers, from Fortune 500 companies to homegrown startups know they can depend on support from a network of like-minded industry partners and a drive for innovation – all with the talent to match. Explore below to see what makes each of our key industries a global player and the major employers amplifying their essential role in our business economy.

Rankings

# 1
State in private aerospace employment concentration
# 6
State for concentration of creative class occupations
# 3
State for concentration of high-tech workers
# 4
State for high-tech performance U.S. Chamber of Commerce , 2015
# 4
State for start-up activity Kauffman Index , 2015
# 4
STEM-based economy U.S. Chamber of Commerce , 2015
Rebecca Gillis Global Business Manager rebecca.gillis@state.co.us