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What you need to know: Federal Semiconductor Funding Bill (CHIPS Act)

Last week, Congress passed the CHIPS and Science Act which is a $52 billion incentive package intended to boost domestic production of chipmaking by helping private companies build and expand manufacturing plants. The measure also offers tax credits to chip manufacturers and $1.5 billion to boost the rollout of 5G wireless technology in more rural […]


Nominations Open for Chamber’s Coolest Thing Made in Colorado

For media inquiries, please contact Cynthia Meyer at cmeyer@cochamber.com.  DENVER – The Colorado Chamber of Commerce today opened nominations for its first annual Coolest Thing Made in Colorado contest, a new statewide, community-driven competition celebrating the state’s vibrant manufacturing industry. “The Coolest Thing contest is a unique opportunity for Colorado manufacturers from every corner of […]



Small Business Feature: Beach Haus Swimwear in Denver

Many small retailers have been innovators in the evolution of the traditional retail experience as businesses are moving into contemporary community cultural centers. One of the trailblazers in the revitalization of the retail concept is the Colorado Chamber’s newest small business member, Beach Haus Swimwear! Principle owner of Beach Haus Swimwear, Priscilla B. Varner, wanted […]


Colorado Chamber Endorses Candidates for State House and Senate in 2022 General Elections

DENVER – The Colorado Chamber of Commerce today announced endorsements of state legislative candidates for the November 2022 General Election. Candidates were selected for endorsement after thorough interviews and vetting by the Colorado Chamber’s Political Action Committee (PAC) Board. “As the Colorado Chamber works to promote a future-focused vision of fostering a prosperous and inclusive […]


Chamber Member Feature: Enstrom Candies in Grand Junction

  As part of the Colorado Chamber’s regional visits across the state, members of the Chamber’s team had the opportunity to visit with Enstrom Candies, longtime Chamber partner in Grand Junction, Colorado. Most notable for their almond toffee, Enstrom has been serving Colorado and the greater United States for over 60 years. At its heart, […]


Chamber Member Steve Swinney of Kodiak Building Partners Wins Prestigious Business Award

  Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) recently announced that CEO Steve Swinney of Kodiak Building Partners was named an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2022 Mountain West Award winner. Entrepreneur Of The Year is one of the preeminent competitive business awards for entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies who think big to succeed. An independent […]


Colorado Chamber Celebrates Victories of Endorsed Candidates in State Primary Elections

A message from Colorado Chamber President and CEO Loren Furman For the first time in the Chamber’s history, we chose to engage in primary elections for state legislative races. Over the course of two days in May, we held a series of in-depth candidate interviews for contested races that we determined were competitive and important […]


Colorado Chamber Holds “State of State” Business Briefing in Roaring Fork Valley

For media inquiries, please contact Cynthia Meyer at cmeyer@cochamber.com. BASALT, Colorado – The Colorado Chamber of Commerce today hosted the “State of the State” business briefing in partnership with the Aspen, Basalt, Carbondale, Colorado River Valley and Glenwood Springs Chambers of Commerce. Colorado Chamber President and CEO Loren Furman discussed the 2022 legislative session and […]


Colorado and Grand Junction Chambers Review 2022 Legislative Session for Mesa County Businesses

For media inquiries, please contact Cynthia Meyer at cmeyer@cochamber.com. GRAND JUNCTION – Colorado Chamber President and CEO Loren Furman today delivered the keynote address at the Grand Junction Chamber of Commerce’s quarterly luncheon, where she discussed the 2022 legislative session and the state’s business climate with Diane Schwenke, president of the Grand Junction Chamber. “One […]