The Chamber Houses the First Public Library

Today marks the opening of the first public library in Denver in 1884. Chamber leaders aimed to attract well-read and educated citizens as well as promote local businesses and banks. Thus, Denver’s first library was born. That first public library was hosted in the shiny new building on the 4th floor of the Chamber of … Read Post

150 Strong Anniversary Beer Announced

The Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce will toast its sesquicentennial with a dry-hopped lager brewed by Molson Coors. Colorado’s beer expert-in-chief, Gov. John Hickenlooper, made the announcement today after he and a panel of beer experts and enthusiasts — Molson Coors Brewing Company President and CEO Mark Hunter, Chamber President and CEO Kelly Brough, current … Read Post

Network Better On and Off the Golf Course

The golf course is one of the prominent places for networking; it helps people to find a common ground and get to know each other and their businesses outside of the boardroom. The Chamber’s 29th Golf Classic is combining the love of golf with the importance of networking. Join us on Tuesday, July 18, to grow … Read Post

What’s a Social Enterprise?

What do you get when you combine nonprofit’s passion of improving human and environmental well-being with the market-driven approach of business? A social enterprise. Metro Denver is home to a thriving network of social enterprises including the Women’s Bean Project which provides women with on-the-job training that, in turn, allows participants to build their confidence … Read Post

2017 Business Awards Winners

Meet all the finalists for the 2017 Business Awards: Green Business of the Year Finalists: Grand Salon, Seattle Fish Co. and MillerCoors Small Business of the Year Finalists: Breo Solutions LLC, AppIt Ventures and TRELORA Large Nonprofit Organization of the Year Finalists: AllHealth Network, Kids First Health Care and Denver Rescue Mission Small Nonprofit Organization of the Year … Read Post

Planning for the Future Today

As we celebrate 150 years of the Chamber, you all keep asking us the unreasonable question, what will the next 150 years look like for Colorado? Our answer is based on our history, where we’ve gone from using carriages to seeing driverless cars, from handwritten notes to smartphones, from the Pony Express to instant messaging. … Read Post