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Chamber Day at the Capitol 2024

More than 60 representatives of local chambers of commerce from around the state, including chamber executives, staff, business members and volunteers joined the Colorado Chamber for this year’s 2024 Chamber Day at the Capitol on Tuesday, March 26. Participants were welcomed by Colorado Chamber President & CEO, Loren Furman who shared recent research on Colorado’s […]


Women’s History Month Feature: Tracy Bame

In honor of Women’s History Month and the Chamber’s Women’s Forum, the Colorado Chamber is recognizing women business leaders, executives, and job creators who are core to our local Colorado communities. Today’s feature is Tracy Bame with Freeport-McMoRan Tracy Bame is the president of the Freeport-McMoRan Foundation and director of social performance at Freeport-McMoRan, an international […]


Leadership Colorado Discovers the Secret Ingredient in Snooze, an A.M. Eatery’s Delicious Food

This week, Leadership Colorado participants met at Snooze, an A.M. Eatery’s Denver headquarters to learn about the restaurant industry, which accounts for 10% of our state’s workforce and adds $426 million in state sales tax to the Colorado economy. With seventy successful restaurants in nine states, the cohort learned about Snooze’s core values from Brianna […]


Chamber Energy & Environment Council Opposes HB 1359

On Wednesday, the Colorado Chamber’s Energy & Environment Policy Council convened and opposed HB 1359, which requires several layers of notifications to the public by oil and gas operators. The bill requires the oil and gas industry to notify the public for incidents involving air emissions or water contamination, public conveyances and that result from […]


What We’re Watching: SB 165

Earlier this month, the Colorado Chamber announced its list of Job Killers of the 2024 legislative session. Among those bills is Senate Bill 165, which passed its first committee hearing this week despite significant opposition from the business community. In the week ahead of the hearing, the Chamber pushed out an action alert among its […]


In the News: Colorado Chamber Press Roundup

CPR News: Relief for homeowners, seniors are some ideas for Colorado’s long-awaited property tax reforms In contrast, Commissioner Loren Furman, leader of the Colorado Chamber of Commerce, said that extending current cuts “is one of the most meaningful pieces that this commission could be focused on.” Read More… Gazette: El Paso County students participate in […]


PHOTOS: The Colorado Chamber 2024 Women’s Forum

Last night, the Colorado Chamber hosted its 2024 Women’s Forum! This event brought together over 160 women in business to network and hear from a panel of leaders in business about mentorship, professional development and more. Special thanks to our panelists for leading an engaging discussion: Tracy Bame, President of Freeport-McMoRan Foundation and Director of […]


Expert in Regulatory Affairs to Join Colorado Chamber Team

For media inquiries, please contact Cynthia Eveleth-Havens at [email protected]. DENVER – The Colorado Chamber of Commerce today announced Christy Woodward as its new regulatory affairs advisor. The move is a direct response to growing concerns about Colorado’s burdensome regulatory climate and follows the goals laid out in the Chamber’s 10-year strategic action plan, which recommended […]


Eastern Plains-area Middle School Students Compete in National Civics Bee® Competition

For media inquiries, please contact Cynthia Eveleth-Havens at [email protected]. EASTERN PLAINS, Colorado – Middle school students from Eastern Plains-area schools competed in the second annual 2024 National Civics Bee® regional competition on March 16. The event was hosted by the Eastern Plains Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Colorado Chamber of Commerce, the Daniels Fund and the Civic Trust of the U.S. […]


Women’s History Month Feature: Renee Williams

In honor of Women’s History Month and the Chamber’s Women’s Forum, the Colorado Chamber is recognizing women business leaders, executives, and job creators who are core to our local Colorado communities.  Today’s feature is Renee Williams with Huntington Bank Renee Williams is senior vice president of regional community development at Huntington Bank, where she oversees the […]