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Economic Development

Vail’s vibrant economy requires constant attention and committed action to respond to market forces and optimize economic opportunity.

Economic development research and corresponding initiatives are critical to sustaining a vibrant, diverse economy in Vail. In 2007, an economic development division was added to the town’s staff to lead marketing and research activities in Vail, with the goal of attracting business and supporting a year-round economy.


Boards and Commissions

In 2018 the Economic Development Department was established. The following boards and commissions are essential to creating a healthy, vibrant year-round economy in Vail.


The Economic Development Department oversees research efforts aimed at providing actionable data to key stakeholders. For more information and research, please refer to the pages of the boards and commissions referenced above.

Mia Vlaar Economic Development Director

Liz Gladitsch Economic Development Coordinator

Jeremy Gross Special Event Coordinator