Giving Back is Good Business

Our companies have been giving back to their community for generations – and today, it’s not only considered cool but expected – 86 percent of U.S. consumers expect companies to do good (specifically to take action on social, environmental or other community issues). Our members continue to lead in this arena, recognizing that their corporate giving … Read Post

The Workplace Trend That’s Here to Stay: Telecommuting

Telecommuting, also known as teleworking or remote working, is a global professional trend on the rise across businesses large and small. In fact, studies show that 70 percent of people globally work from home at least once per week. Factors like the cost of child care, chronic health problems, lengthy commute times and distracting environments … Read Post

Investing in the Heart of a Water Utility

Major Projects Underway Benefit 1.4 Million People in the Denver Metro Area Two big things are happening in suburban metro Denver that will have major impacts on the future of water quality for Denver Water customers. Denver Water recently launched a $12 million upgrade to its Foothills Treatment Plant near Roxborough, and construction is underway on … Read Post

Food for Thought

If you show up to the Colfax viaduct on Friday morning, you’ll see volunteers lined up at tables packing food for children to take home on the weekends. “If it’s snowing wear your boots, and if it’s hot out wear your shorts,” said Bob Bell, co-founder of Food For Thought Denver. Food For Thought Denver’s mission … Read Post

Giving Power to All Voices

This October we celebrated LGBT History Month because inclusivity strengthens our business community, our teams and our 3,000 plus Chamber members – having all voices represented and at the table. We’d like to highlight some of our members who celebrate LGBT History Month and make our community stronger: Bespoke Events and Contract Furnishing Inc. Bespoke … Read Post

Choose your own Adventure, Denver

Denver’s newest hangout has a lot happening – a food truck park, craft drinks, local music, coworking, a climbing gym next door and more. This new collective, dubbed Improper City opened in the River North Art District (RiNo) in July. Hank Grant, the co-founder of Improper City and Rayback Collective, wanted to bring this concept … Read Post

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