Growing Your Business

Chamber Announces Talent Summit!

To help in the work of actively supporting employers in finding, attracting and retaining the talent they need, the Fort Collins Area Chamber presents the 2023 Talent Summit from 7:30 a.m. to Noon on Thursday, March 30 at th FNBO South Hall in the Ranch Events Complex.

THEME: What You Can Do Today to Respond to Your Workforce Challenges 

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Christopher Thornberg – Controlling the Economic Narrative
Dr. Thornberg founded Beacon Economics, LLC in 2006. Under his le...

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One Week Away: Regional Business After Hours August 9

Canvas Credit Union and Colorado State University will proudly host members from the Fort Collins, Greeley, Longmont, Loveland, Wellington and Windsor Chamber of Commerce for this regional business networking event  5:30 – 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, August 9 at Canvas Stadium.

We will continue the theme of community shared by the Northern Colorado Chambers of Commerce, Canvas Credit Union and CSU and the collaborative efforts the community partners enjoy. All Chamber members, Ram fans and the com...

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2022 Golf Classic is Next Week!

The Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce will host the annual Golf Classic on August 1 at the Fort Collins Country Club, 1920 Country Club Road, in Fort Collins. This sold out signature event will provide an opportunity for 144 golfers to connect on the greens and bring exposure to Northern Colorado companies and other organizations.

Special thank you to our 2022 Sponsors: 

Gold: Brock CPA’s, High Country Beverage, Keller Williams, Street Media

Last week the Colorado Transportation Commission announced an additional $200 million for north I-25. The money is contingent upon the award of a $95 million federal freight corridor grant being applied for by the North Front Range Metropolitan Planning Organization.

If it comes through, it would be applied to widen a segm...

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Making Our Future

This morning I had an interesting conversation with a member who owns a manufacturing business. He came in to talk about the future of the region and how the various communities and economic development-type organizations in the area work together to promote Northern Colorado.

During our discussion, he made a point similar to one that I’ve made in the past: it’s great to be us, meaning Northern Colorado. Our robust economy is reflected in employment statistics. At 2.6% Colorado has the lo...

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Leaders Step Up with Money to Tackle Big Issues

In March I told you about Northern Colorado Prospers, a major new initiative of the Chamber’s designed to tackle some of the region’s biggest challenges.

Northern Colorado Prospers is a 5-year key strategic initiative campaign with four goals:

Fix North I-25. This means lobbying to secure the ~$1.5 billion necessary to widen the interstate to 3 lanes each way between Longmont and Fort Collins.
Align, attract and retain talent. We rank 7th in the nation in under-employment yet many...

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