Contact Information

(720) 898-7010

[email protected]

8101 Ralston Road
Arvada, Colorado 80002


Press Releases

Cutting Edge HR Issues for Every Workplace: Employment Law

The Arvada Economic Development Association (AEDA) is hosting Cutting Edge HR Issues for Every Workplace: Employment Law seminar. Chuck Passaglia, employment law expert, will address recent cases of importance to employers as well as trends in human resources management for no charge on Thursday, April 11, 2019. Date:              Thursday, April 11, 2019 Time:              7:30 am …

Arvada Economic Development Association Announces 2019 Board Appointments

The Arvada Economic Development Association (AEDA) would like to introduce its 2019 Board Officers: Ken Olsen with B2B CFO, president; Dave Doherty with Piper Electric, past president; Alicia Svaldi with Faustson Tool, vice president; and Paul Duncan with Pie Consulting & Engineering, secretary/treasurer. Additionally, AEDA welcomes the newly elected board members, Julie Witecki with Swinerton …

Daniel Ryley earns Economic Developer Certification

Arvada Economic Development Association (AEDA) is pleased to announce that Executive Director, Daniel Ryley, has recently earned the designation of Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC).   The CEcD is the leading industry designation for economic development professionals, and affirms a mastery of skills across the breadth of topics necessary to …

Business Bulletins

State launches Colorado Clean Energy Fund

Gov. John Hickenlooper today joined the Colorado Energy Office (CEO) and the Coalition for Green Capital to launch the Colorado Clean Energy Fund. This fund is part of the implementation of the Colorado Climate Plan, which was updated in 2018. The nonprofit Colorado Clean Energy Fund will bring the “green bank” model to Colorado, drawing …

Governor’s Office releases Community Living Report

The Governor’s Office released the “Community Living Report” detailing efforts by state agencies to ensure all individuals with disabilities can live independently in the community of their choice. “Everyone deserves to have the opportunity to live successfully in their community,” said Governor John Hickenlooper. “Community Living is the concept that all individuals, regardless of disability, …

MyBizColorado website provides easier, mobile-friendly tool to launch new Colorado businesses

Coloradans starting a new business now have a simplified, more efficient way to register a business and obtain state licenses and registrations. MyBizColorado provides a single path to interact with multiple state agencies, cutting red tape and expediting the process for a business start-up.

Arvada in the News

Building Regional Public-Private Partnerships for Economic Growth

One of the trendiest buzzwords in the economic development realm may be “regional public-private partnerships,” but most economic development professionals would agree that although these relationships are common, successful outcomes are not. In theory, these partnerships are ideal strategies for regional economic development projects and goals, but by no means are they off-the-shelf solutions.

Arvada’s Brewery Scene Is Poised for an Explosive Year

Arvada’s first craft brewery, the Arvada Beer Company, closed just over a year ago, becoming one of the only Denver metro area breweries to shut down in the past decade. Since then, however, the beer scene in this northwestern suburb has flourished rather than faltered: There are now four thriving breweries in Arvada — all of which are growing — and a fifth one on the way.

Olde Town Arvada restaurant scene booming with addition of Denver Beer Co., Steuben’s, Homegrown Tap

When Denver Beer Co. co-founders Charlie Berger and Patrick Crawford originally came up to Olde Town Arvada, they weren’t there to scout a new location. Opening a third brewery and tasting room was something they’d been talking about for a while, but the craft brewers hadn’t yet narrowed down a location. “We went there looking for some used equipment that was for sale and then fell in love with Olde Town,” Crawford said.