CO’s Outdoor Industry: It’s Big Biz

One of the reasons we all love Colorado is because we like to spend as much time as possible in the great outdoors — and we all know that Colorado has some of the best outdoor experiences in the world. You can find us riding our bikes, sitting on a patio, snowshoeing and skiing, walking … Read Post

Innovative Transportation: Steam Engines to FasTracks

How we get from our homes to places to work, play and everywhere in between has drastically evolved from a horse and buggy during the time of the Denver Metro Chamber’s establishment to the driverless cars that are on the horizon. Since the Chamber’s founding in 1867 to bring the first train to Denver, we’ve … Read Post

All Aboard: First Train Arrives in Denver

Today marks a day of celebration not only for the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce, but for the Denver business community: It’s the day that the first locomotive arrived in Denver in 1870 after years of hard work to connect the city to the rest of the nation. And, as the Chamber celebrates its 150th … Read Post

Breaking Ground on CO’s Housing 

In our economics class, we all learned that a very effective way to address the cost of something is to increase its supply. To that end, we got some great news last week for condo-seekers in the metro area: The Colorado Supreme Court upheld the ruling of the Colorado Court of Appeals last Monday that homeowner’s … Read Post

Tom Clark, We Thank You

This last week our Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation hosted its 13th annual meeting. It was particularly meaningful, as we said thank you to Tom Clark and welcomed his successor J.J. Ament. (J.J. officially joins the team on April 5.) We’ve been talking about history a lot this year as we celebrate our 150th anniversary. … Read Post

Metro Denver EDC Annual Meeting celebrates economic milestones, honors outgoing CEO Tom Clark

The Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation (Metro Denver EDC) celebrated notable economic development breakthroughs contributing to today’s thriving and diversified economy at its 13th Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon today at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. More than 600 business leaders also paid tribute to the organization’s outgoing CEO Tom Clark for his … Read Post