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Discover Community and Culture in Colorado Springs

Summer is just around the corner, and while several events in Colorado Springs have already taken place, the Pikes Peak region is just getting warmed up. Memorial Day weekend kicks off a jam-packed calendar of outdoor concert series, festivals, and opportunities to get involved in the community.  More than 65 art galleries and 30+ museums […]

May 26, 2022
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National Space Day and Colorado Springs’ Space Economy Fuel Industry Success

National Space Day is an annual celebration of outer space held on the first Friday in May, initiated by the Lockheed Martin Corporation in 1997. Since then, the event has expanded internationally, encouraging curiosity in space and promoting science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) learning in schools throughout the world. The aerospace industry in Colorado […]

May 6, 2022
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Black-Owned Businesses in Colorado Springs You Should Know About

While we celebrate Black History Month in February in the U.S., many parts of the country are ready for a more equitable economy year-round. Black-owned businesses surged to almost 1.5 million nationwide by summer 2021— a 38% increase over February 2020. Support for these businesses has also grown, with internet searches for “Black-owned business” increasing […]

February 17, 2022
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How SCORE is serving Colorado Springs businesses today

Founded in 1964, SCORE is an all volunteer, non-profit organization dedicated to fostering small business success through FREE mentoring and low cost education programs.  At its origin, the acronym SCORE stood for Senior Core of Retired Executives.  Over the years, while maintaining the name SCORE, the organization has evolved to be much more as the […]

June 10, 2020
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Nominations now open for 2020 ATHENA Award

For more than 25 years, we have honored women leaders in our business community through the ATHENA Award. Established internationally in 1982, the award has recognized more than 7,000 leaders worldwide. Each year, we celebrate an outstanding businesswoman who inspires others through her professional accomplishments, mentorship of others, and community service. In accordance with ATHENA […]

January 7, 2020
Colorado Springs recognized for efforts to catalyze investment in Opportunity Zones

City named in Colorado’s national honor by Forbes OZ 20 Colorado Springs is one of three Colorado communities that has helped earn the state national recognition as one of the Forbes top 10 communities and 10 funds committed to achieving equitable economic growth in underserved and overlooked communities in Opportunity Zones. The Forbes OZ 20: […]

December 13, 2019
Colorado Springs Startup Week September 9 – 13, 2019

A week-long celebration of innovation, entrepreneurialism, and the creative spaces in Colorado Springs. Another successful startup week in the books, the 5th annual Colorado Springs Startup Week was September 9-13th with more than 50 events and 85 guest speakers. A week-long celebration of innovation, entrepreneurialism, and the creative spaces in Colorado Springs. During the event’s packed five-day agenda, […]

September 24, 2019
Site Selectors from around the country gather in Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak Region for a FAM Tour August 7 – 9

The Colorado Springs Chamber & EDC hosted the Pikes Peak Regional FAM Tour, August 7-9, 2019, with national site selection consultants from across the country to showcase the region’s economic and business opportunities, workforce and education initiatives, key industries, and unique quality of life. Over the course of the three day visit, site selectors had […]

August 12, 2019
COS Job Day: Inaugural Combined College Career Fair

Colorado Springs, Colo. – March 5, 2019 – For the first time in Colorado Springs history, local companies had the opportunity to recruit students and alumni from all four colleges in the region under one roof. Last Friday, more than 50 local employers and nearly 300 students came together at the City Auditorium to matchmake […]

March 5, 2019
Jacob Pruitt elected Colorado Springs Chamber & EDC board chair

The Colorado Springs Chamber & EDC (Chamber & EDC) welcomes incoming board leadership and new members of the board. Jacob Pruitt, vice president and general manager for T. Rowe Price’s Colorado Springs site, has been elected the 2019 chair of the Chamber & EDC’s Board of Directors. He is the first African-American to hold this […]

January 9, 2019