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Longmont EDP Announces New 2020 Directors, Executive Leadership

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Nov. 22, 2019 Longmont, CO:  Longmont Economic Development Partnership (EDP) has elected two new and three incumbent directors to two-year terms that will begin January 1, 2020. The new Longmont EDP Directors are: Lonnie Cramer, President, Longs Peak HospitalCameron Grant, Managing Shareholder, Lyons Gaddis Law Firm Incumbent Directors re-elected to serve another two years on the Longmont EDP Board of Directors are: Dan Gust, Gust Family Enterprises/Ace HardwareJoe Troutman, Sr. Manager Business Development – Space and Medical, Enersys/ABSL Space

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Public Release of Advance Longmont 2.0

At Longmont Economic Development Partnership, we lead a comprehensive and collaborative approach to building an economic ecosystem.  Advance Longmont 2.0 is the city’s new economic development strategy. It champions a vision of growth, prosperity, and inclusion as the pillars of a successful, vibrant, and resilient local economy. Advance Longmont 2.0 proposes a structure of collective impact: a community-wide collaboration to address our shared economic challenges and accelerate our shared opportunities. By focusing on Talent, Place, Industry, Connectivity, and Impact, we

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Announcing the Launch of our Data Insights & Reports Service

At Longmont Economic Development Partnership, we pride ourselves on our data-driven approach to economic development.  In our Advance Longmont 2.0 strategic plan update, we used rich data sets to build a comprehensive view of our local economy, ranging from top-line numbers like unemployment to specific calculations like the average monthly mortgage cost. As a result, we have built our capacity and tools in-house to provide wide-ranging analysis on a variety of subjects and needs. Today, we are excited to launch

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Sock. to Kick-Off Pop Up Longmont on Nov 8

More than 40 Open Houses, Winter Passport & Grand Openings Launch Holiday Season FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 29, 2019  Longmont, Colo.: Pop Up Longmont debuts, bringing fresh retail to Downtown Longmont’s Main Street during 2nd Friday, November 8 in the Longmont Creative District. Pop Up Longmont is a new initiative of the Longmont Downtown Development Authority (LDDA) and the Longmont Economic Development Partnership (Longmont EDP) to offer affordable storefront options for local retail/artisan manufacturing entrepreneurs to test and validate their retail concepts

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300 Suns Brewing Awarded Retail Expansion Grant

Longmont, Colo.: The Longmont Economic Development Partnership (Longmont EDP), in partnership with the Longmont Downtown Development Authority (LDDA), awarded 300 Suns Brewing a $9,268 grant as part of the Longmont EDP matching retail grant program. “We feel so fortunate to have the extra boost that this grant funding gives us to help us prosper as a business in the Downtown District and the City of Longmont. We’re excited to be in an excellent position with new indoor and outdoor space to handle

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Rigid Bits

“Longmont has been my home off and on since I moved to Colorado more than 12 years ago. I fell in love with the community and in 2015 decided to make it my permanent home. Because of the strong ties with the community, there was no question when I founded Rigid Bits in 2017 that it is where we would set our roots down. As an added bonus, NextLight is the fastest internet service provider in the country, which is a great fit for us.

Rigid Bits provides cybersecurity services to businesses nationwide, providing valuable insight to prevent attacks and respond immediately to cybersecurity events. Since 2017, we have supported 70 businesses across 17 states and a variety of industries. We have experienced 300% year-over-year growth with no signs of slowing down. Our plans are to continue to expand Rigid Bits’ services to support businesses in all industries with their cybersecurity needs, changing the way we work as the industry and threats change. As our growth continues, we will bring on new employees and just last month moved into larger office space in Longmont in preparation for our future”.

– Jeff Oden, Founder