Saving Energy, Saving Money

As a business, you look for ways to cut your overhead costs – have you thought about how your monthly utilities bill plays into your business’ overall revenue? In Colorado the average monthly commercial electricity bill is $449, which ranks 42nd in the nation. Colorado spends almost 29 percent less than the nation, but even … Read Post

6 Ways to Use LinkedIn to Grow Your Small Business

There are nearly 30 million small businesses in the United States, but only half of them will make it past five years. To ensure your small business is in the successful half, we encourage you to capitalize on the various ways LinkedIn can evolve your business. With LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network, you can … Read Post

Small Biz: 3 Econ Dev Questions to Ask

Colorado is one of the most vibrant economies in the nation – ranked as the best place for business and careers two years in a row by Forbes; ranked sixth in the nation for best state economies by WalletHub and is home to one of the nation’s smartest, most fit workforces. When we look at … Read Post

5 Ways to Spark Innovation at Your Company

Colorado is on the map for its innovative, entrepreneurial culture. With a smart workforce, a strong pipeline from our universities and one of the most vibrant start-up communities in the country, the pieces are in place, but innovation doesn’t happen just by geographic location. So how can you create a culture for innovation at your … Read Post

Board Chairs’ Lessons in Leadership

Over 150 years of doing business in Colorado, the Denver Metro Chamber has had exceptional leaders paving the way for the business community and our members to make a difference in the community. Our board chair Denise Burgess, president and CEO of Burgess Services, and our past board chair Todd Munson, executive vice president and … Read Post

Prepare and Protect Your Business

What could happen to your business is often unpredictable, but how you prepare can help you be ready for anything. The Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce recently joined with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation to talk about creating safe, secure workplaces. Though this was planned before the heart-breaking losses in Las Vegas, it is a reminder of the … Read Post

On Display: 5 Tips for Tradeshow Exhibitors

When it comes to spreading the word about what you do, a tradeshow or conference can be a way to get in front of a target audience. That’s why twice a year the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce  hosts Net90 MarketPlace, where more than 300 members and 30 exhibitors come together to showcase their products … Read Post