OEDIT Divisions

The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade has several divisions that make up our office.

Accounting and Operations
This division supports the entire office through a variety of services including procurement, accounting, operations, and legislative support.

Business Funding and Incentives
This division provides the funding and performance-based incentives needed to create and retain jobs in Colorado.

Business Support
This division houses 4 subdivisions and facilitates programming and collaboration to support the small businesses across the state of Colorado.

  • Minority Business Office of Colorado
    This office helps minority-, woman-, and veteran-owned businesses learn how to best market themselves as a certified business and secure government contracts.
  • Colorado Small Business Development Center Network
    This division helps small businesses achieve their goals by providing free, confidential consulting, and low or no-cost training programs across the state.
  • Colorado Employee Ownership Office
    This office establishes a robust and wide-reaching network of technical support for businesses considering employee-ownership models.
  • Cannabis Business Office
    This office creates new economic development opportunities, local job creation, and community growth for the diverse population across Colorado.

Colorado Creative Industries
This division focuses on strengthening the vitality of visual, performing, and literary arts through promotion, resources, and funding opportunities.

Colorado Office of Film, Television and Media
This office attracts and facilitates content creation through the film, television, and media industries to generate economic growth.

Colorado Outdoor Recreation Industry Office
This office provides a central point of contact, advocacy, and resources at the state level for the diverse constituents, businesses, and communities that rely on the continued health of the outdoor recreation economy.

Colorado Tourism Office
This office helps increase traveler spending through the promotion of Colorado as a four-season, four-corner, world-class travel destination.

Global Business Development
This division supports Colorado businesses and communities by using a data-driven approach to recruit, support, and retain businesses that contribute to a robust and diversified economy.

Legislative Affairs
This division advocates for OEDIT's programs, budget, and legislative priorities with the Colorado State General Assembly.

Marketing and Communications
This division promotes the state economic development message while sharing and amplifying the corresponding internal OEDIT units’ public facing messages.

Rural Opportunity Office
This office supports rural communities across Colorado with a focus on supporting manufacturers.