Swire Coca-Cola, USA Breaks Ground on a New Facility in Colorado Springs

New Colorado Chamber member Swire Coca-Cola USA this month announced breaking ground on its new facility in Colorado Springs. The 145,000 square-foot facility is set on a 17.27-acre parcel that will house Swire’s 140 employees. The new facility was designed for efficiency, with west-facing open concept architecture and glass walls to maximize natural heat and […]

NEW VIDEO: Support Colorado Businesses, Prioritize Jobs

Colorado businesses are facing one of the worst economies in our state’s history. Hundreds of thousands of Coloradans are out of work and many businesses will not survive the impact of COVID-19. Despite these challenges, a recent study found that newly passed laws and regulations will amount to $1.8 billion in new costs per year […]

ACTION ALERT: Ask Your Legislators to Oppose Tax Increases on Businesses, Prioritize Jobs

As the 2021 Legislative Session is underway, lawmakers are expected to file a series of bills in the coming weeks that will remove critical business tax credits and exemptions, effectively increasing the tax burden on employers in the middle of an economic crisis. For those of you that remember HB 1420 from last summer, this […]

Federal Policy Alert: Tell Congress to Stop the PRO Act

The U.S. Senate is currently considering a proposal called the Protecting the Right to Organize Act (PRO Act) that would hurt businesses and could potentially overturn Colorado’s long established labor laws. If enacted into law, the PRO Act would hurt workers, businesses and our nation’s economic recovery. It would force employees to pay union dues […]

Fidelity Investments to Bring 375 New Jobs to Colorado

Colorado Chamber member Fidelity Investments today announced that it will hire 375 new employees in Colorado over the next six months. The positions will include technologists, licensed financial planners, and customer service representatives. “Continuing to grow Fidelity Investments’ Colorado team and expanding the company’s U.S. footprint will allow us to source diverse and innovative talent […]

Colorado Chamber President and CEO Announces Timeline for Retirement and Succession

For media inquiries, please contact Cynthia Meyer at DENVER – Colorado Chamber President and CEO Chuck Berry today notified the Board of Directors of a timeline for his retirement, initiating a succession and transition process for the organization. Berry, who has led the Colorado Chamber since 2000, will retire effective December 31, 2021. “There […]

Google Highlights Economic Impact and Announces New Investments in Colorado

This past year, Colorado businesses relied on digital tools more than ever – to adapt, to maintain, to survive. Colorado Chamber member Google helped 47,900 Colorado businesses, nonprofits, publishers, creators and developers to generate $6.56 billion in economic impact despite some of the challenges we faced. Learn more about Google’s impact here locally and beyond […]

News Roundup: $1.8 Billion in New Taxes & Regulations Per Year for Colorado Businesses

The Denver Post: Colorado business community asks legislature for a timeout on new regulations and higher taxes A coalition of business groups pleaded with Colorado lawmakers Tuesday to avoid passing any legislation, however well-intentioned, that would make it more complicated or costly to do business in the state. “We need our state leaders to simply […]

Business Leaders Call on Legislature to Prioritize Jobs, Foster Recovery

For media inquiries, please contact Cynthia Meyer at  DENVER – The Colorado Chamber of Commerce today hosted a press conference with business leaders representing different sectors and regions of the state to discuss the 2021 legislative session and the growing cost of new taxes, fees and regulations on the business community. Special guest Kristin […]

Maxar Technologies Featured in The Wall Street Journal

Colorado Chamber member Maxar Technologies was recently recognized by The Wall Street Journal for its work in satellite and imaging technology. “Circling every 94 minutes, Maxar’s satellites survey 3.5 million square kilometers of the Earth every day to capture images that are accurate down to a meter and are stored in a massive data set. […]