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Record high gas prices and inflation continue to hurt Colorado businesses

With gas prices continuing to climb and inflation soaring across the nation, Colorado businesses are being greatly impacted with no end in sight. The average gas price is currently $4.98 per gallon in Colorado which marks a record high cost for the state and consumer inflation crossed 9% in metro Denver as of March 2022. […]


Colorado Chamber Announces Endorsements for Primary Elections

For media inquiries, please contact Cynthia Meyer at cmeyer@cochamber.com. DENVER – The Colorado Chamber of Commerce today announced endorsements of state legislative candidates for the Republican and Democratic primary elections to be held on June 28, 2022. This is the first time the Chamber has made endorsements in primary races. “Improving Colorado’s business climate requires […]


DBJ: Colorado’s first commercial carbon-capture projects unveiled

By Greg Avery for the Denver Business Journal An Arvada startup plans to collect tons of carbon dioxide emissions from two Colorado fuel plants and then inject them into the first underground sequestration well drilled in the state. The carbon capture and sequestration projects at the Sterling Ethanol and Yuma Ethanol plants are the first […]


Small Business Feature: Universal Chain, Inc.

In honor of National Small Business Week, the Colorado Chamber is celebrating Colorado small businesses and recognizing the contributions of small business owners, entrepreneurs, and their employees to our local communities. Learn more about Small Business Week here! Joe Curry of Universal Chain: “You are only as good as your team” Joe Curry is the […]


Small Business Feature: HERRON Enterprises

In honor of National Small Business Week, the Colorado Chamber is celebrating Colorado small businesses and recognizing the contributions of small business owners, entrepreneurs, and their employees to our local communities. Learn more about Small Business Week here! Lennie Herron of HERRON Enterprises: Making Your Voice Heard as a Small Business Lennie Herron is the […]


Small Business Feature: Grateful Bread

In honor of National Small Business Week, the Colorado Chamber is celebrating Colorado small businesses and recognizing the contributions of small business owners, entrepreneurs, and their employees to our local communities. Learn more about Small Business Week here! Jeff Cleary of Grateful Bread: “Quality Before Profit”  Jeff Cleary is the founder and head baker at […]



Small Business Feature: Markley Motors

In honor of National Small Business Week, the Colorado Chamber is celebrating Colorado small businesses and recognizing the contributions of small business owners, entrepreneurs, and their employees to our local communities. Learn more about Small Business Week here! Carrie Baumgart of Markley Motors: A Family-Oriented Business Carrie Baumgart is the current CEO of Markley Motors, […]


Colorado small businesses are resilient through economic challenges

The COVID-19 pandemic was, and continues to be, a struggle for small businesses around the nation. Business leaders have learned to adapt to ever changing health conditions and government mandates that had previously contributed to the 43% of businesses that temporarily closed in 2020. And even after the initial blow of forced business closures during […]


Small Business Feature: Murray Security Services

In honor of National Small Business Week, the Colorado Chamber is celebrating Colorado small businesses and recognizing the contributions of small business owners, entrepreneurs, and their employees to our local communities. Learn more about Small Business Week here! Shelley and Shawn Murray of Murray Security Services: From Military Service to Small Business Ownership Murray Security […]