Economy and Jobs

Tracking the Economy

How in the world is it already May?  With the turning of another page on the calendar comes another monthly update to the Economic Tracker.  Your Fort Collins Area Chamber, working with other economic development and business support organizations across the region created a tool to track the economic recovery in Northern Colorado. This valuable resource is a set of indicators that represent critical aspects of the Larimer and Weld County economies, is based on data that is accessible in a use...

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Prioritizing Talent

A key priority for your Fort Collins Area Chamber is to implement a variety of strategies to support employers in attracting and retaining the talent they need to ensure a competitive advantage for area employers through quality workers and for workers through quality jobs.

We have been a Champion for this talent work since 2017 and are excited to share resources from our Talent Summit and our Talent Series. Our new VP for Strategic Initiatives, Yvonne Myers, has created and curated amazing ...

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Collaboration Flying High

Your Fort Collins Area Chamber has been a key advocate for collaborative Regional Transformational projects,  including the Innovation Hub at the Northern Colorado Regional Airport - FNL. It was great to have Congressman Neguse and Governor Polis visit Aims Community College - Aviation Department to learn about this dynamic workforce and economic game changing concept. Building community is about serving as a champion, a catalyst and and convener - something we've been doing on this outstand...

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Tracking Economic Recovery

It's time again for our monthly update to the Economic Tracker.  Your Fort Collins Area Chamber, working with other economic development and business support organizations across the region created a tool to track the economic recovery in Northern Colorado. This valuable resource is a set of indicators that represent critical aspects of the Larimer and Weld County economies, is based on data that is accessible in a useable format and is updated frequently with little lag time. The Economic Tra...

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Get Your Green On

Anyone who knows me, knows that I’m a Colorado State fan.  I wear green on fan Friday, my sister and I have season tickets for Volleyball, Football and Basketball and we travel—a lot.  We’ve been following various CSU teams as they play in other communities for a couple of decades.  We are headed to Iowa for the football game this weekend.

These trips to other college-based towns have always been a great opportunity to see and learn about new ideas and different ways of creating comm...

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New Insights to Northern Colorado’s Economic Recovery

The Fort Collins Area Chamber and other economic development partners from across the two-county area continue to support the maintenance of NoCoRecovers.com and our Economic Recovery Tracker.  The Tracker includes a set of indicators that represent critical aspects of the Larimer and Weld County economies, are based on data that is accessible in a useable format, and updated frequently with little lag time.

The indicators are updated at least monthly with no more than a two-month lag and ar...

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Tracking the Economic Rebound

The Fort Collins Area Chamber, working with other economic development and business support organizations across the region created a tool to track the economic recovery in Northern Colorado. This valuable resource is a set of indicators that represent critical aspects of the Larimer and Weld County economies, is based on data that is accessible in a useable format and is updated frequently with little lag time. The Economic Tracker lives on our one-stop hub NoCoRecovers.com and provides great ...

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NCP, Talent and Supply Chain

As we noted last week, we have officially launched the public phase of Northern Colorado Prospers 2.0 – a five-year catalytic initiative for regional economic growth and a $4 million campaign to fund its implementation.

In my first six months as CEO, I’ve had the great opportunity to talk with more than 80 key employers in Northern Colorado.  In those conversations I’ve been able to share the work we’ve accomplished on behalf of the regional business community and where we are headed...

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Businesses and Community Members Have a Crucial Role in Increasing COVID-19 Vaccine Uptake in Larimer County

Your Chamber continues to work with the Larimer County Health Department encouraging our community to take part in our Drive to 65. Here is a message from our county’s health director with more ways we can help strengthen our economy.

Businesses and Community Members Have a Crucial Role in Increasing COVID-19 Vaccine Uptake in Larimer County
By: Larimer County Public Health Director Tom Gonzales, MPH, REHS.

In Larimer County, cases of COVID-19 have significantly decreased in recent week...

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Northern Colorado COVID-19 Business Survey

As organizations that work closely with businesses on a daily basis, we want to understand the challenges your business continues to face in 2021.

We previously used results from regional and organizational surveys during this pandemic to help catalyze, design and mobilize funding tools, such as local loan funds and other local government or chamber of commerce responses, including some tax deferment, rebate and micro-grant programs.

We are collecting this information to better serve our b...

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