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Save the Dates - Legislative Candidate Interviews
Location: Colorado Chamber of Commerce
Address: 1600 Broadway, Suite 1000
The Colorado Chamber’s candidate interview and endorsement process involves a powerful network of Colorado’s politically active companies, trade associations and local chambers of commerce that back candidates who support business.
Participation in the candidate interview process includes the following:
- Opportunity to interview candidates and assess each candidate on policy positions & background;
- Receipt of a customized booklet of comprehensive research on each candidate’s background, positions on policy issues; fundraising status; and district demographic information;
- Receive frequent updates on candidates through their campaign marketing platform such as social media, direct messaging etc. Learn more from the political campaign text message FAQ.
- Opportunity to educate candidates on industry related issues;
- Participation in final endorsement decisions;
- Opportunity to network and join coalition of business leaders.
Contribute $625 to the Colorado Chamber Political Action Committee (CCPAC) to participate in the candidate interview and endorsement process
Join the Fight and Become a Member of The Colorado Business Political Program!
Loren Furman to Visit Colorado’s Western Slope
Colorado Chamber President & CEO, Loren Furman will visit Colorado’s Western Slope for two speaking engagements and to meet with members of the business community to hear and understand their priorities and concerns.
Furman will be the keynote speaker at the Grand Junction Area Chamber of Commerce quarterly member luncheon on Monday, June 20. Furman will provide a business-focused legislative briefing and an overview of the general political climate on business issues, including what to expect in the future. The Grand Junction Area Chamber is a member of the Colorado Chamber’s Federation of local chambers of commerce, and it has been a fierce ally and partner in advocating for businesses large and small in the Grand Mesa region of our state and beyond. Tickets for the luncheon are $20-30.
For more information and to purchase luncheon tickets, please visit the Grand Junction Chamber website here.
Furman’s second stop will be a breakfast in Basalt on Tuesday, June 21. Local chambers of commerce in and around the Roaring Fork Valley have collaborated with the Colorado Chamber to present a State of the State business briefing for their members. Furman will provide an overview of recent legislative sessions and what new policies will mean for business. Furman’s presentation will be followed by a look at the state of workforce on the Western Slope provide by Jessica Valand of the Colorado Department of Labor & Employment. The State of the State Business Briefing will take place Tuesday, June 21, 8:30-10:30 a.m. at The Arts Center at Willits (TACAW) in Basalt. This event is sponsored by Holy Cross Energy and TACAW, and is hosted in collaboration with the Aspen, Basalt, Carbondale, Colorado River Valley and Glenwood Springs Chambers of Commerce. Tickets are $35 and include continental breakfast.
For tickets and information for the State of the State breakfast in Basalt, visit the Colorado Chamber’s calendar of events here.