Let’s Go Colorado

I look at talk show hosts and often think what a fun job that would be – and, then I realize that’s a lot of what I get to do here at the Chamber. We introduce people to each other, we share cutting edge ideas and new ways of thinking with our members (our audience) – … Read Post

Get to Know Our Metro Denver EDC

There’s a lot that goes into building a great economy and putting Coloradans to work in great jobs. It’s that reason that the Chamber has so many affiliates – all with a laser focus on their part of that broader mission. We want to reintroduce you to each affiliate so you can get to know … Read Post

The Cost of Traffic

We’re spending more time in traffic, and it’s really costing us! How much, exactly? Here in the Denver metro area we are spending an extra 52 hours each year in our cars due to congestion. And, our deteriorated, congested roads are costing us an extra $2,306 due to damage to our vehicles. These dollars really add … Read Post

Colorado: A Mile Closer to Space

Colorado’s aerospace industry is  generating buzz. Consider this: We hold the No. 1 spot for private-sector aerospace workers per capita; we are home to the second-largest aerospace economy; and more than 500 space-related companies and suppliers do business here. The Colorado Space Coalition – an industry affiliate of the Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation – … Read Post

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