The Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance (Business Alliance) is committed to being the primary advocate of the Colorado Springs/Pikes Peak region business community, dedicated to serving businesses of all sizes to build regional economic growth. The Business Alliance is the connection between business and government, business and business, and business and the workforce.
Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance is the name of the organization that resulted from the merger of the Greater Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce and the Colorado Springs Regional Economic Development Corporation. These two leading organizations dedicated to business growth and prosperity are now working as one, powerfully bonded and strategically aligned with our partners in the region and with the broader Front Range.
Where are We?
Colorado Springs is a thriving metropolitan area with a population exceeding 600,000 people. Its location, 1 hour south of Denver and 30 minutes north of Pueblo positions Colorado Springs within an easy commute of more than 3 million people.
Colorado Springs is located on the eastern boundary of the Rocky Mountains, approximately a one-hour drive south of the Denver metropolitan area. To the east are rolling plains, ideal for a growing community’s expansion and development. To the west rises the majestic 14,110-foot Pikes Peak, one of many high, scenic peaks of the Rockies. To the south is the Arkansas River valley with its agricultural lands and the towns of Pueblo and Cañon City. The city encompasses more than 183 square miles.
Colorado Springs is located in El Paso County, which encompasses 2,159 square miles, much of it rural agricultural and grazing land to the east of Colorado Springs. It is the largest municipality in the county. Other population centers in the county include Monument and Palmer Lake to the north; Security, Widefield and Fountain to the south; and Manitou Springs, Cascade and Green Mountain Falls to the west.
Things To Do
What makes Colorado Springs amazing is the ability to experience nature in the middle of a metropolitan area. Ride your bike in a pine forest and not even realize you are in a city. With over 150 parks, 48 open spaces and 260 miles of trails, everyone is sure to find a place. Fact is, we’re home to some of the finest arts and entertainment you’ll find anywhere. Whether you’re indoors or out, a theatre buff or a sports fan, Colorado Springs is a feast for the senses.