Denver Metro Chamber kicks off the National Western Stock Show at 23rd Boots ’n Business luncheon

Over one thousand business leaders will celebrate the history of the Chamber, the National Western Stock Show and the region’s western heritage while supporting scholarships for future farmers and ranchers at the 23rd annual Boots ’n Business luncheon on Friday, Jan. 6.

WHAT: This sold-out luncheon draws business and civic leaders to kick off the 111th Stock Show and celebrate agriculture and its rich heritage in our state.

WHO:  The event will feature Gov. John Hickenlooper, Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock, National Western Stock Show President and CEO Paul Andrews, Chamber President and CEO Kelly Brough and event emcees 9NEWS meteorologist Belen De Leon and rodeo announcer Roger Mooney.

The event has been made possible by presenting sponsor U.S. Bank, platinum/entertainment sponsor Hensel Phelps and gold sponsors Bank of America, Cigna, Encana Corporation, Fidelity Investments, Lockton, Mechanical Contractors Association of Colorado and Rocky Mountain Pipe Traders District Council 5, Polsinelli, Saunders Construction, Inc., Suncor, Univision Colorado and WilmerHale.

WHEN: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 6.

WHERE: National Western Stock Show, at 4655 Humboldt St.

SOCIAL: Follow the conversation @DenChamber and with #bootsnbiz.

Reporters please confirm your attendance with Sara Crocker at  Please note cameras are also welcome.