Capturing Your Market: The Hispanic Population

When you think of your target audience for your business, does the Hispanic population play a role? If it doesn’t, you’re missing a big – and growing – opportunity, business and sales leaders say. Consider the numbers: In the last year, 51 percent of the U.S.’s 2.2 million-person population growth was among Hispanics. Here in … Read Post

Small Biz: Brewing Success

Kent Dawson is no stranger to the hard work it takes to start his own business. He learned young as he and his brother Greg spent their summer breaks helping their grandparents tend to their farm. “Spending time on ‘The Farm’ was no picnic: this wasn’t one of those grandparents spoiling the grandkids situation. It … Read Post

Chamber Members: Weathering the Storm

How has your business responded when things went wrong? In the aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, two Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce members stepped up for their teams, customers and the communities affected. Find out how they gave back – and how your business can be better prepared. Beyond business Scott Teel and … Read Post

Denver Rescue Mission: 125 Years of Giving

Tis the season to give – and to give back to those who serve the community. For 125 years, the Denver Rescue Mission has served the homeless and poor through emergency services, rehabilitation, transitional programs and community outreach. On Thursday, Dec. 21, proceeds from the silent auction at the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce’s Net90 … Read Post

Saving Energy, Saving Money

As a business, you look for ways to cut your overhead costs – have you thought about how your monthly utilities bill plays into your business’ overall revenue? In Colorado the average monthly commercial electricity bill is $449, which ranks 42nd in the nation. Colorado spends almost 29 percent less than the nation, but even … Read Post

Halcyon House Apartments: Making Housing Affordable

Denver’s housing market has been rapidly increasing in cost – in fact the average home prices in metro Denver have increased by 10 percent from a year ago to $439,161. With home prices on the rise, the availability of affordable housing options has decreased in the metro Denver area. Chamber member Halcyon House Apartments and … Read Post

A Meal on Every Coloradan’s Plate

In the U.S., more than one in six children don’t have consistent access to nutritious food – that’s about 13.1 million kids under the age of 18. And in Colorado, one in five kids don’t always know when or where they’ll get their next meal. We know that food – and access to it – … Read Post