The Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce

We proudly stand as the leading membership-based business organization in Northern Colorado. Rooted in ownership and leadership by our members, our Chamber is a dynamic and forward-focused organization.

Our diverse membership includes businesses of all sizes and types, ranging from sole proprietors to large multinational corporations, from locally owned retailers to internationally renowned high-tech firms. Embracing both brand-new startups and longstanding companies that have been with us since our founding in 1904, we value and support businesses at every stage of their journey. 


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In 2015, the Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce achieved the prestigious national 5-star accreditation, placing us in the top 3% of all Chambers across the United States. Then in 2021, the Castle Rock Chamber of Commerce earned a 5-star accreditation making FACC one of two 5-star chambers in Colorado.

This accreditation serves as external validation, affirming that we operate at an exceptional level compared to our peers and rigorous national standards. Accreditation is validation. It is external validation that the Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce is performing at a very high level for our members and the community.

Building Community Through Business

We are the trusted business champion, catalyst and convener creating shared economic prosperity for Northern Colorado.

We Do This With

  • Courage: We serve our members and the community with boldness, determination and strength of character.
  • Advocacy: We are action-oriented business advocates who listen and build informed decisions.
  • Leadership: We are strategic thinkers, innovators and connectors who create impact

Where We Stand

The Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce recognizes government has a significant impact on its members through local, state and federal legislation and regulation. The Chamber identifies emerging issues and influences the course of events for the betterment of our members.

As an important player in the governmental arena, the Chamber is a strong advocate for legislation that enhances the economic climate of Fort Collins and Northern Colorado.

Annual Report

Access our comprehensive annual report to stay informed about the Chamber’s achievements, initiatives, and impact on the local economy. This report provides valuable insights and data on the state of business in Fort Collins.

Frequently Asked Questions

About the Fort Collins Chamber of Commerce

How old is the Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce?

The Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce was established in 1904.

Where is the Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce located?

Visit our Contact Us page for more information about our location.

Is the Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce a government entity?

No, the Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce is not a governmental entity. It is a not-for-profit member organization and receives no funding from a government organization.

Does a business need to be located in the Fort Collins area to be a member of the Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce?

No. It doesn’t matter where the business is located. If you want to market to Northern Colorado, you should consider joining the Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce.

How is The Chamber governed?

The Chamber Board of Directors sets strategic direction, fiscal integrity and hires the CEO for the organization. Directors represent the diversity of Chamber members – including diversity in gender, size of business, industry, and geographic location.
A Chairman, Chair-elect and Treasurer are elected for one-year terms from among the Board of Directors.

How many members does the Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce have?

The Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce has approximately 1,200 member businesses in the Northern Colorado area.

Approximately 80% of those members have 20 or fewer employees.

How can joining the Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce help my business or organization?

We provide opportunities allowing you to gain exposure for your business through a variety of venues; from monthly networking events to online and print advertising to targeted sponsorships.

Not only does the Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce offer your business a chance to grow and get connected, your involvement helps improve the area’s overall business climate to build a more prosperous community for all.

How much does it cost to join the Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce?

Membership is based on a tiered investment level. As a company you decide which level to join at based on the benefits you would like to receive. To sign up for membership, click here or call (970) 482-3746.

What does my membership provide besides events?

Our membership is diverse, we offer a wide range of programs and services that meet the unique needs of our members. Some members prefer the networking aspect of the Chamber, while others like the advocacy and leadership we bring to the table through our government affairs program.

Through your membership, you are also working to enhance the business community on a regional and state level through the Northern Colorado Legislative Alliance (partnership between the Fort Collins, Loveland, and Greeley Chambers and the Northern Colorado Economic Development Corporation) which employs a lobbyist at the state level.

How do I find other Chamber members?

All Chamber member businesses are listed in the online directory on our Website.