The Chamber Houses the First Public Library

Today marks the opening of the first public library in Denver in 1884. Chamber leaders aimed to attract well-read and educated citizens as well as promote local businesses and banks. Thus, Denver’s first library was born. That first public library was hosted in the shiny new building on the 4th floor of the Chamber of … Read Post

Halcyon House Apartments: Making Housing Affordable

Denver’s housing market has been rapidly increasing in cost – in fact the average home prices in metro Denver have increased by 10 percent from a year ago to $439,161. With home prices on the rise, the availability of affordable housing options has decreased in the metro Denver area. Chamber member Halcyon House Apartments and … Read Post

Network Better On and Off the Golf Course

The golf course is one of the prominent places for networking; it helps people to find a common ground and get to know each other and their businesses outside of the boardroom. The Chamber’s 29th Golf Classic is combining the love of golf with the importance of networking. Join us on Tuesday, July 18, to grow … Read Post

Innovative Transportation: Steam Engines to FasTracks

How we get from our homes to places to work, play and everywhere in between has drastically evolved from a horse and buggy during the time of the Denver Metro Chamber’s establishment to the driverless cars that are on the horizon. Since the Chamber’s founding in 1867 to bring the first train to Denver, we’ve … Read Post

All Aboard: First Train Arrives in Denver

Today marks a day of celebration not only for the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce, but for the Denver business community: It’s the day that the first locomotive arrived in Denver in 1870 after years of hard work to connect the city to the rest of the nation. And, as the Chamber celebrates its 150th … Read Post

A Meal on Every Coloradan’s Plate

In the U.S., more than one in six children don’t have consistent access to nutritious food – that’s about 13.1 million kids under the age of 18. And in Colorado, one in five kids don’t always know when or where they’ll get their next meal. We know that food – and access to it – … Read Post