A Mile High and Worldwide
Denver, Colorado is recognized globally as one of the world’s best destinations to experience the natural beauty of our great outdoors along with the nation’s most active residents, but did you know that Denver is also one of the most progressive and diversified economies in the nation? Denver is always ranked in the top 3 cities to live and work, and among the 10 cities nationwide poised to quickly recover from the Covid pandemic and subsequent economic recession.
From Denver, you can conduct business with Europe, the Americas and Asia Pacific in the same business day, and fly directly to most cities in the U.S. and to many international destinations from the iconic Denver International Airport (DEN). Denverites’ pioneering spirit questions the status quo, and entrepreneurship is in our DNA. Innovative companies worldwide select Denver as their U.S. HQ, because of our young, educated talent, centralized North American location and supportive business climate.
The World Trade Center Denver and the Denver Economic Development & Opportunity office partner on the Global Landing Pad – a program to support soft landing of international firms. From market entry strategies to vendor or partner referrals, to finding talent and capital, the collaborative support you will receive is unmatched.
Denver has a number of key industry sectors including aerospace, broadcasting and telecommunications, health care and wellness, financial services, life sciences, energy and IT software.
Tech companies choosing Denver invariably cite the attraction of one of the country’s largest clusters of Internet and telecommunications service industries.
The energy sector is hugely important to Denver’s economy. Colorado’s energy and natural resource industry employs about 150,000 people and accounts for nearly $11.4 billion annually, according to the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade. Denver has established itself as one of the world’s leading energy cities. Energy has played a central role in Denver’s economy for more than 80 years and remains an integral part of our economic landscape today. Source: Denver Government.
During this webinar you will learn about how to do business in Denver. What are the cultural aspects? What organizations can help you with organizing a business in Denver? And what are the key sectors in the region of Colorado? After the presentations there is time for Q&A.
World Trade Center Leeuwarden supports companies with international ambitions and helps to professionalize export and import by providing knowledge and opening new markets by contacting potential business partners through its global network.
- Introduction by Mr. Evert-Jan Schouwstra, WTC Leeuwarden
- Introduction by Mrs. Karen Gerwitz, President and CEO – WTC Denver
- Presenting Denver video
- Introduction about Global Landing Pad Program by Ms. Stephanie Garnica, Global Business Development Director – WTC Denver and Ms. Sandi Moilanen, Vice President Operations – WTC Denver
- Feature a Dutch Entrepreneur in sharing why they selected Denver
- Tips on Entering the U.S./Denver Market (Legal Structure, Tax Highlights, Culture, Bus Dev incentives) – 1-2 speakers from Global Landing Pad