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Celebrating Colorado’s Leaders

What I love about this business community is that no one sits back and waits for someone else to solve an issue. You are doers and willing to lead on some of our toughest challenges. Since 1990, we’ve partnered with Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain to honor legends in our state who have achieved not only great business success but … Read Post

26th Boots ’n Business Kicks Off Stock Show

The National Western Center is putting down roots as home of the “New West” – and what better place than where old and new meet at the National Western Stock Show stockyards? “We’re all so excited for the future of the National Western Center,” Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Kelly Brough told … Read Post

Legislators Share 2020 Priorities

Transportation funding, health care, family and medical leave and education top the priorities for the business community and members of both chambers of the General Assembly going into the 2020 legislative session. How they get to those solutions is where there may be disagreement – and opportunity to compromise – leaders told nearly 500 guests … Read Post

Economy, Entrepreneurship in Focus at State of Small Business

The culture of entrepreneurialism is strong in Colorado, economist Patty Silverstein told more than 300 business leaders at State of Small Business on Monday. People who run their own business make up over 26% of all workers in our state, compared to just over 23% nationally. That’s more than 1 million people. “That is just amazing,” said … Read Post

2020 Colorado Business Hall of Fame Laureates Announced

The Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce and Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, Inc. are pleased to announce the 2020 inductees into the Colorado Business Hall of Fame, representing Colorado’s most distinguished business leaders from the past and present: Jay Cimino Frank Edbrooke Gerald Gallegos Larry Kendall Charles, Greg and Kent Stevinson Judith Wagner These laureates, selected for … Read Post

It All Comes Together Here

Yesterday at our Annual Meeting we reflected on our successes for the past year and focused on our upcoming priorities. Fueling a strong economy is at the center of our work – one organization with four teams working together to make Colorado the best place to live and work: Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation, Denver Metro … Read Post