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Member News

Read about our members in the news: Jeffco, Colorado Association of Funders, CU Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Depression Center and National Western Center. 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, … Read Post

Entrepreneurs Start It Up

Denver is the host to one of the largest start-up weeks in the nation – last year Denver Startup Week had nearly 19,000 people register for this week-long event. Denver Startup Week (DSW) is a chance for entrepreneurs, business leaders or those interested in sharpening a skill or two to learn about market trends, hear … Read Post

Drinking to Success: Beverage Production in CO

Craft culture has created a revolution in the beverage industry – and that has led to its resurgence as a major job creator in our region. Colorado ranks second in the U.S. for employment concentration with the fourth largest for overall beverage production employment, according to the Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation (Metro Denver EDC), with 9,760 workers at nearly 240 companies. Consumers desire a variety … Read Post

Finding Opportunities in Health Care

The Denver metro area has a vibrant health care economy – employment has increased in this sector every year since 2004, adding over 88,420 workers. But, there are still thousands of positions in the health care industry that need to be filled. While many educators and parents worried about the summer melt, the Denver Opportunity … Read Post

Healthy Minds, Healthy Workforce

We’re home to one of the smartest, healthiest workforces in the country – it’s a huge competitive advantage. We are home to the country’s leanest workforce and most active adults. But when we talk about our health, we often only think in terms of our physical well-being. We know our mental health is just as … Read Post

Linda Childears Takes Seat as Chair of Chamber Board

“So, a smart aleck comes in and starts asking all kinds of questions …” It’s not the start of a punchline. But as Linda Childears reflects on her career in banking and as president and CEO of the Daniels Fund, it does often sum up her approach to her work. Her curiosity and drive propelled … Read Post

Chamber Announces Ballot Positions at Annual Meeting

Business leaders got insight into eight proposals that voters will consider on the November ballot at the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Meeting this afternoon. “You can imagine that these decisions of what to support and what not to support aren’t easy,” Chamber President and CEO Kelly Brough stressed to the more than 800 … Read Post