Business Advocacy

Making sure you have a seat at the table and a well-versed voice in the conversations that matter most is important.  At the Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce, we back up local business by keeping your needs front-and-center.  Prioritizing and planning.  Rigorous research and vigorous action.  Listening before legislation.  These are the values that guide our support of your business interests.  Find out more about what the Fort Collins Chamber can do for you.

For current up dates please visit our Chamber News section.

Local Legislative Affairs Committee (LLAC):  This powerful group champions business to create a favorable business climate.  This group comprised our “Where We Stand” document that guides our decision making when it comes to business issues.

Northern Colorado Legislative Affairs Committee (NCLA):   The joint public policy advocacy arm of the Fort Collins, Greeley, and Loveland Chambers of Commerce, as well as the Northern Colorado Economic Development Corporation. NCLA is the leading voice in Northern Colorado, influencing state and federal policy on issues affecting the unique business interests of the area.

Business Retention & Expansion (BR&E):  The Fort Collins Area Chamber assists the Northern Colorado Economic Development Corporation and the City of Fort Collins in contacting major employers once a year to assess retention and expansion opportunities in Northern Colorado.

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 the North Front Range.

To learn more about economic development in the region, please click here.

To learn more about the Chamber’s governmental affairs program, please contact David May or Ann Hutchison at (970) 482-3746.