Buena Vista-area Middle School Students Compete in National Civics Bee® Competition

For media inquiries, please contact Cynthia Eveleth-Havens at [email protected]. BUENA VISTA, Colorado – Middle school students from Buena Vista-area schools competed in the second annual 2024 National Civics Bee® regional competition on April 14. The event was hosted by the Buena Vista Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Colorado Chamber of Commerce, the Daniels Fund and the Civic Trust of the U.S. […]

Colorado Chamber Announces Move to New Office Space

For media inquiries, please contact Cynthia Eveleth-Havens at [email protected].  DENVER – The Colorado Chamber of Commerce today announced it is relocating to a new office building in downtown Denver. The organization will be moving to the fifth floor of 1700 Broadway at the Atrium Campus effective in June 2024. The new office will include a […]

ACTION ALERT: This Bill Would Close Businesses, Kill Jobs

With only a couple of weeks left of the legislative session, job-killing bills are moving fast. The Colorado Chamber has seen several victories, defeating two of the bills on our job killers list this session so far. Advocates for business have sent over 2,600 messages to lawmakers against bills on our Job Killers List and […]

Technology Alliance Meets During Final Weeks of Session

In the last few weeks of the 2024 legislative session, many of the Colorado Chamber policy councils and alliances are having their final meetings of the session. Today, the Colorado Chamber Technology Alliance met to receive updates on legislation and took positions on current bills. The group discussed and took an “amend” position on SB 205, a consumer […]

What We’re Watching: HB 1439

This legislative session, the Colorado Chamber has played a lead role and supported several workforce initiatives to bolster the state’s talent pipeline. One important bill that aligns with the Colorado Chamber’s 2024 legislative agenda is HB 1439, which would create a tax credit and grant program to support apprenticeships across the state. Senior Vice President […]

Job Killer Defeated: Economic Blow to Tourism Communities Dies in Committee

  The Colorado Chamber of Commerce this week celebrated the defeat of SB 33, which would have imposed a heavy property tax increase on short term rental property owners. This would have devastated tourism, small businesses and property owners in mountain resort communities. The Colorado Chamber’s Government Affairs Council took an opposed position on the […]

In the News: Colorado Chamber Press Roundup

Colorado Newsline: Affordable child care is the key to economic freedom and prosperity for women Even with these significant gains, Colorado is still one of the top states with the highest number of job vacancies per capita, according to the Colorado Chamber of Commerce. This shouldn’t be a surprise when Colorado has the fifth highest child care […]

Equity in HR Virtual Conference May 15

The Colorado Chamber is a sponsor of the 2024 Equity in HR Virtual Conference organized by Diverse Talent on Wednesday, May 15, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. The conference is designed for HR professionals, business owners and anyone in a hiring and supervisory role. Continuing education credits will be offered for each of the eight educational sessions. […]

Colorado Job Vacancies See Stability in First Quarter of 2024

For media inquiries, please contact Cynthia Eveleth-Havens at [email protected].  DENVER – The Colorado Chamber of Commerce and Aspen Technology Labs (ATL) today released their jobs report for the first quarter (Q1) of 2024. The report provides real-time workforce and jobs data to better understand Colorado’s economic landscape. New to the report is an industry spotlight dedicated to […]