Bullring Pitch

RESCHEDULED: Bullring Pitch Event NOW PLANNED FOR September 4, 2019 Mount Princeton Hot Springs Resort *This post has been updated* Pitch your business or business idea, and receive feedback from industry professionals while perfecting your pitch. This event provides opportunities for all ages to be innovative. Registration instructions will be forthcoming. General public are encouraged to […]

Business Spotlight: Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center

Business Spotlight: Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center is a Critical Access Hospital in Salida, Colorado. Known for delivering exceptional, personalized care, it was named a Top 100 Critical Access Hospital in the U.S. in 2019. HRRMC’s history dates back to 1885, when it served as a […]

Entrepreneurial Bootcamp Start-Up to Scale-Up

2019 Entrepreneurial Bootcamp Start-Up to Scale-Up Happy Hour – April 26 from 5:00pm – 7:00pm (optional but strongly encouraged) Bootcamp – April 27 from 8:30am – 4:30pm Location – Buena Vista, Colorado Register today! CCEDC in partnership with Startup Colorado and CU’s Leeds School of Business will be hosting the fifth and final installment of this […]

2019 UAS Spring Roundup

2019 UAS Spring Roundup Hosted by Chaffee County Economic Development Corporation and Chaffee County UAS Advisory Board Mount Princeton Hot Springs Resort 15870 County Road 162 Nathrop, CO 81236 Sunday, April 14 at 4pm Monday, April 15 at 4pm Register today for only $55! The Chaffee County UAS Advisory Board and Chaffee County Economic Development […]

Engaging Our New Frontier 2019 Spring Trainings & Workshops

2019 Spring Business Training & Workshops Chaffee County Economic Development Corporation in collaboration with local Small Business Development Counselors and Watershed staff work to develop relevant business trainings and workshops with a grant awarded by the State of Colorado. 2019 Spring UAS Roundup Sunday, April 14 from 4pm – 6pm Monday, April 15 from 8am […]

Chaffee County Receives Two Grant Awards to Support Entrepreneurs and Businesses

Chaffee County and the Chaffee County Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC) have been awarded two grants from the State of Colorado totaling over $30,000 to support entrepreneurs and businesses. The Certified Small Business Community award also designates Chaffee County as a “Certified Small Business Community” along with signs that will announce the County as supportive of […]

Access to Capital & Education Forum plus Bullring Pitch Event

To celebrate Small Business Week 2018, the CCEDC is pleased to offer the Access to Capital & Education Forum. Taking place May 1, 2018, this is a special opportunity for local small businesses and entrepreneurs to engage lenders and investors, financial experts, and economic development professionals within Colorado. (Agenda Preview) REGISTER HERE for the Access […]

Salida School District Construction Trades Program

Working collaboratively, the Salida School District and CCEDC have developed a construction trades program which is now credentialed through Colorado Mountain College. Students enrolled in the program receive on-site skills training, safety certification, and workforce readiness leading to a career in the growing field of construction and trades. Colorado Succeeds, a non-profit coalition of businesses […]

2017 CEDS Report Available

Every five years, the US Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration (EDA) requires recognized regional planning districts such as the Southern Colorado Economic Development District (SCEDD), to conduct an assessment. The Chaffee County Economic Development Corp. is a member of SCEDD. That assessment, referred to as the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS), has been finalized […]

UAS/UAV Demonstration

On June 22, 2016 the CCEDC organized a demonstration of Unmanned Aerial Systems aircraft and technology products in collaboration with Chaffee County UAS and Pulse Aerospace. The event was held at Mt. Princeton Hot Springs Resort, and attendance was comprised of more than 70 of the County’s UAV and Aerospace industry leaders. Demonstrations included a […]