The 2021 Annual Meeting Was Electric!

Last week, the Denver Metro Chamber hosted its 2021 Annual Meeting, celebrating a year of resilience and transition with remarks from new President and CEO J. J. Ament, 2021-22 Board Chair Mark Spiecker and a keynote address that focused on the connection between happiness and success from Michelle Gielan. Bob Hottman, former partner at Plante … Read Post

Chamber Takes Position on 9 New Bills

With the session in full swing, the Denver Metro Chamber has been sharing your views on current and draft legislation by testifying, engaging our lobby team and sending letters to legislators. On Monday, Chamber President and CEO Kelly Brough submitted testimony to the Senate Committee on Business, Labor and Technology in support of Senate Bill … Read Post

Lawmakers, Focus on Getting Coloradans Back to Work

Last week, J. J. Ament, CEO of our Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation, and I wrote an op-ed that appeared in Colorado Politics. As legislators reconvene for the 2021 session today, we want to share our message with you. You can read the op-ed below or on the Colorado Politics website.  We’ll make this brief. … Read Post

Your Conversation With: Your Board Chairs

As professionals in an ever-changing world, it’s even more important to reflect on how to meet business goals, follow your passion and give back to your community. “Your Conversation With” on Oct. 29 provided clarity and insight into how Denver Metro Chamber affiliate leaders have done just that. Chamber President and CEO Kelly Brough was … Read Post

Colorado Voters Decide Key Ballot Issues for Business Community

The presidential election may still be undecided, but we do know where Colorado voters came down on the key ballot issues for the business community. The Denver Metro Chamber took positions on eight issues. While results didn’t go as we had hoped for some issues, we’re proud of Colorado’s record voter turnout. Coloradans cast over … Read Post

Connecting Colorado

A PEW RESEARCH STUDY REPORTS MORE than half of Americans find the internet to be essential during the COVID-19 outbreak. This finding is not surprising to many people who are reading this magazine; as business leaders and parents who are working and managing learning from home, we know a home internet connection is needed now … Read Post