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. Adding nearly 1,600 jobs over five years, beverage production was among the region’s five-fastest growing industries in 2015, with a 5.2 percent employment expansion. Colorado ranks second in the U.S. for employment concentration, according to the Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation (Metro Denver … Read Post

How to Boost Local Economies with High-Performance Networks

As we’re engulfed in the information age, more and more businesses must use technology in their daily operations. Whether they use mobile devices, access internet-based services in the cloud or hold live video conversations, technology is becoming more widely used every day. New technologies are helping businesses move faster, provide better customer service, attract employees … 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

O’Donnell Lends a Hand to Small Businesses

Mike O’Donnell is helping small business owners make their dreams a reality with resources and access to capital. As executive director of Colorado Lending Source and a Chamber member for 20 years, he has never hesitated to sit on a panel or support programs that give small businesses access to resources and capital such as … Read Post

Supporting Innovation in Oral Health

Delta Dental of Colorado Innovation Grants Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation is tapping into Colorado’s long, proud tradition of entrepreneurship and invention by offering grants of up to $50,000 to improve the oral health of the state. The Delta Dental of Colorado Innovation Grants program offers up to $200,000 total in funding to Colorado-based organizations and individuals to … Read Post

4 Ways to Protect Your Business from Cybersecurity Breaches

There isn’t much we do offline, and the same is true for business. Small businesses have embraced online technology for marketing campaigns, document storage,mobile communications, product delivery logistics, building access and financial transactions. Entrepreneurs benefit from the flexibility of being able to implement business technology and communications on a pay for-use basis rather than being forced to make significant capital investments that lock them into long-term relationships. With the … Read Post