Summer in Colorado

Colorado is a summer destination where people from all over the world visit to see our beautiful Rocky Mountains and enjoy our arts and culture venues from Red Rocks to the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. Take advantage of what Colorado has to offer this summer and enjoy the sunshine. Here are just a … Read Post

Investing in Transportation

For several months, the Chamber has been working with a large coalition of partners from across the state to file language for a November ballot issue asking Coloradans to invest in our transportation infrastructure through an increase in sales tax. Why do we need to invest? Colorado has critical needs that have gone unmet for … Read Post

Metro Denver EDC Leads on Amazon HQ2 Proposal

We learned in mid-January that the Denver metro area is one of 20 sites that Amazon is considering – down from 238 proposals – for its second North American corporate headquarters and soon after hosted the 10-person Amazon HQ2 team in Colorado. Leading Colorado’s sole response to the initial request for proposal for Amazon HQ2, … Read Post

Colorado’s State Budget

No matter the sector you work in, you know budgets are critical. They are a reflection of an organization’s priorities. And, the state of Colorado’s budget is no different. Every December and March, the state issues an updated budget forecast based on policy changes and actual performance since the last forecast. The last two budgets … Read Post

Investing in Transportation

UPDATE: On Friday, the last day to file any other titles for the November ballot, the coalition filed a fifth ballot title to provide another option to address state and local transportation priorities that would increase sales tax 0.35 percent. On Feb. 22, we joined with a large coalition of partners from across the state to … Read Post

Aviation led 2017 industry growth in Metro Denver

Aviation was the nine-county region’s fastest growing cluster in 2017 and was among five of the 13 clusters/subclusters that grew by nearly 5 percent or more between 2016 and 2017, according to the Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation’s (Metro Denver EDC) 12th-annual Industry Cluster Study. Six of the 13 clusters/subclusters grew over 20 percent between 2012 and … Read Post

Going for Gold

I love the Olympics! The athletic achievements. The powerful personal stories of the athletes. And, this year these games take us to Pyeongchang, South Korea. These Olympics are particularly cool for those of us in Colorado, because we sent 31 of the U.S.’s 242 winter Olympians. That’s more Olympians than any other state in the nation … Read Post