Economic Development

The West Metro Chamber works with local organizations with the goal of improving the economic landscape in Jefferson County. Organizations the West Metro Chamber works with include:

Arvada Economic Development Association
The Arvada Economic Development Association (AEDA) is the Arvada community’s business-to-government liaison and a strategic resource for business information and support. AEDA facilitates business development in Arvada to enhance the community by empowering businesses to succeed, increasing city revenue, and creating new jobs.

City of Golden Economic Development
The City of Golden is committed to providing the highest quality of life and opportunities to prosper for its citizens, and for those who work in Golden, by ensuring Golden has a healthy economy. The Community and Economic Development department is tasked with this responsibility. It coordinates Golden’s efforts related to land use, community and neighborhood planning, economic development, vitality and sustainability.

City of Lakewood Economic Development
Lakewood’s approach to Economic Development is as unique as our community. We value concerted communications, partnerships and coordinated policy to improve the quality of life. We focus on facilitating appropriate real estate development and infrastructure, maintaining our regional competitiveness, promoting environmental and economic sustainability, encouraging diverse job growth, assisting small businesses, and maintaining our strong local employment base.

The Wheat Ridge Economic Development Division and the Wheat Ridge Urban Renewal Authority are dedicated to both the businesses and citizens of Wheat Ridge by providing an array of resources to start, expand and enhance your business. Offering tools to start your business, the Economic Development Division is ready to address your needs. The Wheat Ridge business community provides wide access to retail, restaurants, services, and manufacturing. Easily accessed by I70, Wheat Ridge is a great community to live and do business. For more information, contact Steve Art at 303-235-2806 or or logon at

Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade
The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) works with statewide partners to create a positive business climate that encourages dynamic economic development and sustainable job growth. Under the leadership of Governor Jarid Polis,  we strive to advance the state’s economy through financial and technical assistance in support of local and regional economic development activities throughout Colorado.

Jefferson County Economic Development Corporation
One of the oldest and largest economic development organizations in Colorado, Jeffco EDC promotes job creation by encouraging attraction, expansion, and retention of primary employers to strengthen the economic vitality of Jefferson County.

Member Stories

Josh Caucutt, Edward Jones

“I believe that a West Metro Chamber of Commerce membership is an essential tool for long term business growth in Jefferson County. The networking events are well-attended and vibrant, providing a forum that is favorable to connecting with the right people. The relationships and friendships formed through the WMCoC are invaluable both in meeting clients and in meeting the needs of those clients.”

Josh Caucutt, Edward Jones