Our members work hard every day to make the Denver metro area a great place to do business. We want to keep you in the know about the important work of our members, whether they are opening new business locations, hiring more people or creating new partnerships.
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The Denver Business Journal is now accepting nominations for the annual 40 Under 40 Awards. For the past 20 years, the award has recognized young business leaders across many industries. If you know a young professional who is driven in their career, deeply involved in their community and dedicated to causes important to them, nominate them today.
Comcast RISE (Representation, Investment, Strength and Empowerment), a program committed to supporting U.S. Black-owned small businesses hardest hit by the pandemic, announced that over 700 businesses nationwide received marketing and technology resources. Colorado small business MyKings Ice Cream, which opened March 1, was awarded a technology makeover to assist with the company’s website, payroll system and other tools that will enable MyKings to thrive.
The continuation of Comcast RISE, a multi-year, multi-faceted initiative launched in October, opens eligibility to include Black, Indigenous and people of color (BIPOC)-owned, small businesses. Apply at www.ComcastRISE.com.
The Denver Broncos launched the “Broncos Business Boost” program, which encourages fans and the Colorado community to support local businesses. Individuals can nominate deserving local businesses for a chance to win various prizes including $1,000 U.S. Bank gift cards, United Airlines flight vouchers, an Xcel Energy Statement Credit and a Marketing 360 all-inclusive marketing campaign. The deadline for nominations is Dec. 31.
Additionally, prizes include a “Broncos Business Boost Combination,” consisting of digital advertising on DenverBroncos.com, social support from Broncos Promos social media accounts, inclusion in a BroncosTV campaign courtesy of Verizon, and tickets and gameday signage recognition (2021 season). Local businesses can nominate themselves, and fans can nominate their favorite local businesses for the chance to win prizes.
The Chambers for Innovation & Clean Energy is hosting the “Multi-Billion Dollar Colorado Renewable Energy Industry and Its Benefits for Colorado Communities” Webinar, focused on Colorado’s Eastern Plains. A recent Economic Impact Report identified more than $9.4 billion in renewable energy investment and construction activity in the Eastern Plains from 2020 to 2024, which will create more than 6,000 jobs and generate $23.1 million in annual tax revenues for local governments. The webinar will feature experts from The Western Way, Colorado Solar & Storage Association and Lightsource bp. Register today for the event on Dec. 17 at 11 a.m.