Colorado Tech Tour Day 1: Wrap Up Video

Colorado Springs

Monday, August 1

A healthy tech sector requires a diverse mix of industries, and Colorado Springs is a great example of what’s possible. We’ll spend the day hearing about the new influx of companies and the city’s evolution, visit one of the new homes for cybersecurity at Catalyst Campus and get behind-the-scenes access to the U.S. Olympic Team’s impressive tech. Then we’ll share stories of how so many of our Colorado tech communities have diversified and connected to be healthy homes for companies and professionals.


Colorado Tech Round-Up

Happy Hour. Networking. Rapid-Fire Tech Stories. 
4:00 – 6:00 pm
Ivywild School
Hear from a panel of leaders from your regional tech community and connect with your peers.


  • Eric Hopfenbeck, Deputy Director, National Cybersecurity Center
  • Mike Juran, CEO, Altia
  • Aron McGuire, Director, Olympic Training Center
  • Debbie Blach, Founder/President, Elevated Insights
  • Eric Yarbrough, General Manager, Bal Seal Engineering
  • Brandon Tripp, Marketing Director, TMC Design
  • Aaron Mebust, Director of Product Management, GPS Source



Lunch & Learn on Growing a Sustainable Tech Sector in the State

By Invite Only
11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Catalyst Campus


If interested in learning more about any of the day’s events, public or private, please contact Amy Regnier at or 303-592-4069.

Growing Colorado’s Regions

Colorado Springs

Colorado OEDIT has taken an inventory of national best practices on regional, asset-based economic development and is identifying additional opportunities to leverage available resources as a way to advance the regional economic development priorities identified by local partners. Learn more about Colorado’s 14 regions and contact Senior Regional Manager Meridith Marshall with questions or to get involved.

We’ll be stopping at Region 4 – including Park, Teller and El Paso counties – on Monday, August 1st. Read up on the region through its strategic summary.