Partnerships for innovation in focus at State of Small Business

What’s behind Colorado’s top-five rankings for new start-ups, entrepreneurship and innovative thinking that fuel our small business community? At State of Small Business on Thursday, Nov. 9, the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce and Denver Metro Small Business Development Center will explore how collaborative efforts among industry leaders are helping small businesses access resources to … Read Post

Governor, Experts to Share Advancements in Water at Business H2O

Since the drafting and passage of the Colorado Water Plan, the Denver Metro Chamber has called for collaboration and innovative, bold steps to better use, conserve and store water – and avoid future projected water shortfalls. It will continue that conversation, hearing from experts locally and internationally, about innovations using this precious resource – and … Read Post

Colorado submits proposal for Amazon HQ2

Today, the Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation (Metro Denver EDC) submitted Colorado’s proposal for Amazon’s second North American headquarters (HQ2). Colorado provided a single proposal representing multiple communities, sites and regional assets that showcase the state’s competitiveness to support Amazon HQ2. The proposal was submitted in advance of the Thursday, Oct. 19, deadline. “What better … Read Post

Denver Metro Chamber welcomes incoming board of directors

The Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce welcomes its incoming board of directors leadership and 14 new members of the board today, the start of their terms on the Chamber’s board. Denise Burgess, president and CEO of Burgess Services, will chair the Chamber’s board of directors and is the first African-American to do so. Linda Childears, … Read Post

Denver Metro Chamber celebrates first African-American board chair, 150th anniversary at Annual Meeting

The Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce and nearly 1,000 business leaders will welcome Denise Burgess as the organization’s first African-American to chair the board of directors at its 133rd annual meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 6. WHAT: The Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting. WHO: Outgoing Chamber board of directors Chair Todd Munson, executive vice … Read Post

Strengthening workforce in focus at State of the City

With the lowest unemployment rate in Colorado’s recorded history and growing demands for skilled workers, businesses are partnering across industries and sectors to build tomorrow’s workforce. Hundreds of community and business leaders will hear from those tackling this challenge on Tuesday, Aug. 8, at the State of the City following keynotes from Mayors Michael B. … 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