There’s No Place like Home, Especially if You Live in CO

Colorado Loves Work … And Play There aren’t many places where you can be in the boardroom in the morning and on the slopes by the afternoon. Colorado is a work hard, play hard state. As the second-fastest growing state in the nation, professionals are flocking to the metro Denver region – part of that … Read Post

Small Business Equals Big Innovation in Colorado

Small business means big business in Colorado – they represent almost 98 percent of Colorado businesses and employee one million Coloradans. They are also partnering with innovation hubs and changing the way we do business in Colorado, experts told the audience at State of Small Business this morning. Hosted by the Denver Metro Chamber of … Read Post

Innovations In Our Economy

Rubber, beer and bottles turned to oil and gas—and today Colorado’s economy has the most diverse industries ever in our history. Innovation is part of what has shaped our region’s diverse economy, especially the businesses at the forefront of change. Rubber on the Road Rubber was a major driver of the Denver metro region’s economy … 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

(TED) Talking Water and Innovation

By 2050, global water demand is projected to increase by 55 percent. Here in Colorado, we face a shortfall of more than a half-million acre feet in water because of our growing population. How can we address our challenges locally and beyond? The Chamber, in partnership with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, is talking how … Read Post

Making Our Region a Cultural Destination

The Chamber has long been a supporter of arts and cultural institutions since its founding, recognizing how it improves quality of life, attracts workforce and contributes to the economy. What you may not know is just how involved the Chamber has been. Securing a Democratic National Convention In 1908, the Chamber supported the creation of … Read Post

Colorado submits proposal for Amazon HQ2

Today, the Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation (Metro Denver EDC) submitted Colorado’s proposal for Amazon’s second North American headquarters (HQ2). Colorado provided a single proposal representing multiple communities, sites and regional assets that showcase the state’s competitiveness to support Amazon HQ2. The proposal was submitted in advance of the Thursday, Oct. 19, deadline. “What better … Read Post