Catalyst Selected as Finalist for Colorado Companies to Watch

Robin Emiliani  /  Apr 04, 2023

Being recognized by the Colorado Companies to Watch organization is an incredible honor and speaks to our commitment to excellence, innovation, and progress

Denver, Colorado
– April 4, 2023 – Catalyst Marketing Agency announced today that it has been selected as a Finalist for Colorado Companies to Watch! The awards program recognizes growing businesses that are making immense strides in the Colorado economy.

“Being recognized by the Colorado Companies to Watch organization is an incredible honor and speaks to our commitment to excellence, innovation, and progress,” said Gem Swartz, CEO of Catalyst Marketing Agency. “We strive to create value for our customers and improve their lives through our products and services, which is why this recognition means so much to us,” Swartz continued.

Since its founding in 2016, Catalyst Marketing Agency has become an integral part of the local business community. Catalyst has created more than 18 jobs, and its products/services have made a positive impact on the advertising industry. The Catalyst team strives to stay ahead of the innovation curve and serves its customers with excellence.

“We are honored to be included among other up-and-coming companies in Colorado and look forward to the Finalist Reception and Expo in April,” said Robin Emiliani, Chief Marketing and Growth Officer of Catalyst. “We would like to thank everyone who helped us get to this point, especially our team for their hard work and dedication!” continued Emiliani.

“Colorado Companies to Watch celebrates the business leaders and entrepreneurs who are driving innovation and economic growth in our state,” said Kim Woodworth, the Board Chair of Colorado Companies to Watch. “The companies selected as finalists demonstrate a commitment to creating jobs, investing in their communities, and finding creative solutions to the challenges facing their industries. We’re proud to recognize them for their efforts and look forward to celebrating their accomplishments at the Finalist Reception and Expo.”

The Finalist Reception and Expo features a forum of keynote speakers, networking opportunities, and the recognition of finalists in front of an audience of more than 300 people. The event takes place April 27, 2023, at the Hyatt Regency Denver Tech Center.

Since 2009, Colorado Companies to Watch has honored the critical, yet often overlooked, second-stage companies from across the state for their undeniable impact on our communities.

For more information about Colorado Companies to Watch and the other finalists, please visit For more information about Catalyst Marketing Agency, please visit


About Catalyst Marketing Agency
Catalyst is an award-winning creative marketing agency that positions you to think differently and reach your audiences in unique ways. We exist to jolt your creativity—giving you the strategy and unexpected creative direction your business needs to capture your customers’ attention. Based in Denver, our team knows how to develop strong strategies and bring creative concepts to life.

About Colorado Companies to Watch
Colorado’s second-stage companies represent high-performing and innovative companies, crossing every industry sector and region in the state, of which provide thousands of high-quality jobs and contribute billions of dollars back to our local economies. Colorado Companies to Watch (CCTW) certifies and spotlights the important contributions they make. To date, we have celebrated close to 700 companies, resulting in a $5.8 billion economic impact on Colorado’s economy. 

The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT), in conjunction with the Edward Lowe Foundation, initiated the program in 2009 along with valuable sponsors, key drivers, community and supporting partners, and volunteers from throughout Colorado. Today, CCTW encourages the collaboration and advancement of our alumni network and aligns strategic partnerships and alliances by leveraging valuable resources to support and nurture the growth of our alumni and their businesses.


Meredith Strassle
Senior Marketing Consultant
Catalyst Marketing Agency


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