News Releases

Colorado Chamber Announces Board Changes

David Rivera Elected Board Chair for 2021-22 For media inquiries, please contact Cynthia Meyer at cmeyer@cochamber.com. DENVER – The Colorado Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors today elected David Rivera as 2021-22 Board Chair during its annual meeting. Rivera is director of business affairs for Climax Molybdenum, a Freeport-McMoRan Company. Additionally, the Board elected John […]


Colorado Chamber Selects Loren Furman as Next President and CEO

Furman has served as the Chamber’s senior vice president of state and federal relations for 13 years DENVER – The Colorado Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors today selected Loren Furman to serve as its next president and CEO. Furman, currently a senior vice president for the Colorado Chamber, succeeds Chuck Berry who earlier this […]


Colorado’s Congressional Delegation Talks Infrastructure, Afghanistan and the Economy at Colorado Chamber Event

For media inquiries, please contact Cynthia Meyer at cmeyer@cochamber.com. WHEAT RIDGE – The Colorado Chamber today held its fifth biennial congressional event, bringing together Colorado’s U.S. House delegation on one stage to discuss the critical issues facing the business community. U.S. Reps. Jason Crow, Ed Perlmutter, Joe Neguse, Doug Lamborn, and Ken Buck participated in […]


Full Withdrawal of Controversial Employee Traffic Reduction Plan Good for Colorado Workers and Businesses

For media inquiries, please contact Cynthia Meyer at cmeyer@cochamber.com. DENVER – The Colorado Chamber released the following statement in response to the Colorado Air Quality Control Commission (AQCC) formally withdrawing the Employee Traffic Reduction Program (ETRP) from the rulemaking process this evening: “This development is welcome news for both businesses and the Coloradans they employ,” […]


Colorado Chamber Statement on Employee Commute Proposal

For media inquiries, please contact Cynthia Meyer at cmeyer@cochamber.com. DENVER – The Colorado Chamber released the following statement following a prehearing conference by the Colorado Air Quality Control Commission (AQCC) regarding the proposed Employee Traffic Reduction Program (ETRP): “The Colorado Chamber raised serious concerns about the original ETRP proposal and its impact on Colorado businesses […]


Colorado Chamber Business Survey Addresses Economic Recovery and Key Policy Issues

For media inquiries, please contact Cynthia Meyer at cmeyer@cochamber.com. DENVER – The Colorado Chamber of Commerce today released the results of a survey on Colorado businesses conducted last week addressing key policy issues, vaccinations, remote work and outlook. The survey was conducted between May 12-14, 2021. “With the availability of the COVID-19 vaccine and loosening […]


Colorado Chamber President and CEO Announces Timeline for Retirement and Succession

For media inquiries, please contact Cynthia Meyer at cmeyer@ccohamber.com 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 […]


Business Leaders Call on Legislature to Prioritize Jobs, Foster Recovery

For media inquiries, please contact Cynthia Meyer at cmeyer@cochamber.com. 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 […]


Colorado Chamber Statement on Greenhouse Gas Roadmap

For media inquiries, please contact Cynthia Meyer at cmeyer@cochamber.com. DENVER – The Colorado Chamber of Commerce today released the following statement regarding the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Reduction Roadmap recently announced by the Governor’s Office: “As the statewide chamber of commerce representing hundreds of businesses of all sizes across Colorado, we support the goal of cleaner […]


Colorado Chamber Releases End-of-Year COVID-19 Business Impact Survey Results

Businesses Weigh in on 2021 Legislative Session, Vaccinations and Economic Fallout of Pandemic For media inquiries, please contact Cynthia Meyer at cmeyer@cochamber.com. DENVER – The Colorado Chamber of Commerce today released the results of its fifth COVID-19 business impact survey. The survey was conducted between December 7-11, 2020 and focused on the impact COVID-19 continues […]