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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 founding 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

Breaking Ground on CO’s Housing 

In our economics class, we all learned that a very effective way to address the cost of something is to increase its supply. To that end, we got some great news last week for condo-seekers in the metro area: The Colorado Supreme Court upheld the ruling of the Colorado Court of Appeals last Monday that homeowner’s … Read Post

Member News

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. Comcast NBCUniversal awards $76,000 in scholarships to 58 … Read Post

Stephanie Donner Named 2017 9NEWS Leader of the Year

The Denver Metro Chamber Leadership Foundation program alumni cast their votes and selected Stephanie Donner, chief legal and people officer with Galvanize, as the 2017 9NEWS Leader of the Year. Donner is an advocate of empowering women and creating collaborative, innovative and connected communities. Within her first year at Galvanize, Donner started Galvanize Gives, an … Read Post

Kwong Boosts Biz with Help of Tweets, Teens

Our Winter Chamber Champion Helene Kwong, Hashtagitude CEO and founder, helps businesses grow their digital presence while giving back to a Chamber affiliate – Denver Opportunity Youth Initiative – by helping youth in the program grow their résumés. Kwong understands the importance of providing real-world learning opportunities to youth who are working to get the … Read Post

What’s a Social Enterprise?

What do you get when you combine nonprofit’s passion of improving human and environmental well-being with the market-driven approach of business? A social enterprise. Metro Denver is home to a thriving network of social enterprises including the Women’s Bean Project which provides women with on-the-job training that, in turn, allows participants to build their confidence … Read Post