Big or small, when it comes to business, think global. A global mindset no longer falls solely in the lap of companies with addresses on multiple continents. As the world shrinks, the boundaries of our responsibility expand. Between a diverse workforce, environmental concerns, and an often-murky political landscape, we’re entering a thrilling new normal. At this year’s annual Denver South EDP luncheon, BBC World News America journalist Katty Kay will push the limits of
Have we forgotten the true meaning of Labor Day? The first Labor Day was hardly a national holiday. Workers had to strike to celebrate it. Frank Leslie's Weekly Illustrated Newspaper's September 16, 1882 Jay L. Zagorsky, The Ohio State University Labor Day is a U.S. national holiday held the first Monday every September. Unlike most U.S. holidays, it is a strange celebration without rituals, except for shopping and barbecuing. For most people it simply marks
Denver continues to attract national attention as a prime location for business, due to the low cost of business and living and ample amenities. The Wall Street Journal recently highlighted Denver’s emergence as a hub for financial service companies.You can read the full article on the Dow Jones Newswire. The article details recent relocations and expansions of financial services companies in the Denver metropolitan area. Several reasons are cited for this growth, including Denver’s low-cost
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Jake Rishavy, Vice President of Innovation at the Denver South Economic Development Partnership, recently attended the Smart Cities Connect Conference in Austin, Texas. More than 15 countries and 250 cities were represented at the conference, which connects leading technology and solution providers with city leaders. The conference brought together more than 400 global city leaders representing cities and communities with the goal of advancing citizen engagement, improving citizen life and prospecting and partnering with innovative
Colorado’s aerospace industry has been gathering increased attention in the past few weeks, as Denver South based United Launch Alliance won a $191 million Air Force contract, beating out SpaceX. Colorado’s aerospace industry was featured in a CNBC article that highlighted the industry’s substantial presence in the state and economic impact. Within Colorado, Denver South is a leading region for aerospace companies. Aerospace employment in the Denver South region represents 21 percent of all aerospace employment
U.S. Bank is expanding its presence in Denver South with a plan to hire more than 300 new employees and moving more than 400 other employees to a new, two-building campus located at the Inverness Business Park, located in Denver South. The expansion will begin with the welcome of new hires as early as October and continue into 2018. Existing employees working in a corporate office in Centennial will begin their transition to the new
Blog by Traci Hiltonberry, Denver South Director of Innovation The Women in Business of South Metro Denver Chamber & Economic Development Groups hosted their third annual joint meeting on June 7 at the Koelbel Library. The event featured a lively discussion about economic development in Denver South and public-private collaboration. Panelists included: Mayor Cathy Noon, City of Centennial; Mayor Jackie Millet, City of Lone Tree; and Luella Chavez D’Angelo, University of Colorado South Denver, Chancellor.
Guest blog by Shira Moffatt, Director of Marketing and External Relations at AllHealth Network Colorado is one of the fastest growing economies with highly-skilled employees moving here in droves. While we enjoy a rich quality of life we are also ranked #5 in the list of US cities with the highest suicide rates. Suicide kills more Coloradans each year than homicide, car crashes, diabetes or breast cancer. At least three out of ten Coloradans experience
Tony’s Market started in Denver South, so it seems fitting they’re still thriving in the region nearly 40 years later! It all began when Tony Rosacci saw an empty 7-11 store while driving down Dry Creek near Holly Street in 1978 and BAM…that was it, that was the place it started! Four stores and forty years later of family owned, not franchise, stores Tony’s continues to be a neighborhood butcher and fixture. Their corporate office