News and Upcoming Events

Cowboy After Hours event ropes in over $70,000 for 4-H Junior Livestock Auction

At the 2016 Douglas County Fair and Rodeo, local business leaders gathered for the Cowboy After Hours annual event and raised over $70,000 for the 4-H Junior Livestock Auction. This was a record year for the group, which brought in $45,500 in sponsor... Learn more

Inventing the networked neighborhood: Where the fiber future begins

Denver Business Journal, Cover Story, 8/12/16Imagine a world where your whole neighborhood can be reprogrammed for maximum efficiency and usefulness — where the power, lights, water, storm drainage and other infrastructure are internet connected an... Learn more

Thinking of tech first: Sterling Ranch planned smart infrastructure from the start

Denver Business Journal, 8/12/16While still in college, Brock Smethills realized that super-fast internet and interconnected everything would be the future.Google got Brock Smethills’ attention when the search giant built a fiber-optic network in t... Learn more

DCBA Ballot Initiative Forum

Join the Douglas County business community at a forum to get educated on what will be on the Ballot 2016 in Colorado.  Speakers from different initiatives will present information and be available to answer your questions.  The event is on August 16th from 7:30 – 9:30 a.m. at the Marriott Park Meadows Hotel.  The event is free with a RSVP to Amy Sherman at
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Art & Ale Brew Festival

Our newest investor, CU South Denver, is once again excited to host their most popular event, Art & Ale Brew Festival on Friday, August 12. This will be the 13th year of the event with over 50 breweries and restaurants for unlimited sampling, That Eighties Band cranking out the tunes, and a create-your-own-art station courtesy of unWined art studio. This event sells out, and we don’t want you to miss out, so we’d like to offer you a special discount. All you have to do is call Kari at 720-488-3344, mention that you are a member of the Northwest Douglas County EDC. You will receive General Admission tickets for $35 instead of the regular $45. Check out the flyer for more information on this fun event! Art & Ale Brew Fest

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Investor Spotlight

Martin Martin Consulting Engineers

Martin/Martin, Inc. is a full service civil and structural consulting engineering firm that has been a leader in the Rocky Mountain region since the 1940s. We provide consulting engineering services to a broad range of clients including architects, building/property owners, contractors, developers, government sector clients, and manufacturing companies. Although focused on projects in our region, Martin/Martin has completed projects in 48 states, Canada, Mexico and overseas.

Martin/Martin’s professional credentials are extensive. Our civil engineering expertise focuses on all aspects of civil site/infrastructure design including: traffic/transportation, utilities (water/wastewater), parking, street layout/lighting, stormwater drainage, circulation, surveying, paving, security issues, and other site considerations for projects ranging in size from less than one acre to several thousand acre developments.