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.


# 1
State in Private Aerospace Employment Concentration Colorado Space Coalition , 2020
# 6
State for concentration of creative class occupations
# 4
State for Concentration of STEM Workers Census Bureau , 2020
# 3
State for Startup Early Job Creation Kauffman Foundation , 2019
# 2
State to Start a Business , 2019
# 2
State for Technology & Science Milken Institute , 2020