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Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce Celebrates Business at Annual Dinner

Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce Celebrates Business at Annual Dinner

David Wood Receives Prestigious Collins Award

FORT COLLINS, COLO. – February 22, 2017 - The Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce hosted its 112th Annual Dinner at The Hilton Fort Collins on Wednesday evening, where over 550 people attended to celebrate local business achievements. Several outstanding business leaders were recognized with Chamber honors, including David Wood, recipient of the Chamber’s prestigio...

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2017 Fort Collins Municipal Election Impacts Business

The Fort Collins community and region continue to prosper. Millions of dollars were invested in private homes, commercial and industrial properties and public infrastructure in the last year and unemployment was low though under-employment remains an issue for area residents.

Despite this good news, there is growing competition for our community’s jobs and the question is “How do we keep things going our way?” Most of that answer lies with the great businesses and private sector innovat...

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Talent 2.0: Regional Workforce Strategy Plan Released

Talent and Workforce is an essential part of a healthy economy.  As the region continues to grow, businesses and communities realize that the development, maintenance and accessibility of a talented workforce is a top priority.  Talent development is a team sport that requires public, private and educational institutions to work collaboratively to be successful. Numerous barriers keep existing residents from fully participating in the labor force. These barriers can range from access to transp...

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The Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce Celebrates Local Businesses and The Future of Fort Collins at 2017 Annual Dinner

January 18, 2017 - The Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting its 112th Annual Dinner at The Hilton Fort Collins, 425 W Prospect, on Wednesday, February 22 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

During the Annual Dinner, over 550 people come together to celebrate the success of the Fort Collins Chamber and the business community and to recognize the Collins Award Winner, the Young Professional of the Year, the Chamber Board of Directors and the Volunteer of the Year. Last year’s award winner...

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We Continue to Fight for You: Fix North I-25

As you know, Interstate 25 north of Denver is a growing problem, especially the part north of Longmont. The Fix North I-25 Business Alliance has been leading the effort to get it widened.  The 2017 Colorado Legislative Session kicked off January 11 and we wanted to give you a quick update on success to date and to showcase opportunities for you to share impact in 2017.

We are pleased to announce that $270.5 million has been secured for North I-25 over past 2 years.

~$22.1 million. Cro...

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Chamber Calls for 2016 Young Professional Nominees

Fort Collins, Colo. –The Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for the eighth annual Young Professional of the Year Award. This award focuses on the contributions that young professionals make to the local community through volunteerism and community activities, strides they are making to better themselves via professional development activities and their professional accomplishments.

Nomination forms are available by contacting the Chamber at 482-3746 and are a...

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Thank You 2016 Moving Fort Collins Forward Campaign Teams!

The Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce and campaign volunteers concluded the 2016 Moving Fort Collins Forward campaign last week, raising $570,854 and recruiting 115 new members to the Chamber. This campaign is critical to the success of the chamber as it ensures our community has a properly funded chamber capable of accomplishing key initiatives specific to our role in the community.

The chamber staff would like to extend a special thank you to all the teams that helped this goal be ...

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Local Legislative Affairs Committee Accepting 2017 Applications

The Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce thrives on the energy and dedication of its volunteers and is very fortunate to have outstanding members of the community wanting to get involved.  The Local Legislative Affairs Committee (LLAC) is currently accepting applications for involvement for 2017.

The Local Legislative Affairs Committee (LLAC) is a standing committee of the Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce dedicated to collaborating with public and private stakeholders to create a favor...

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Fort Collins Area Chamber Releases Ballot Endorsements

Citizens of Larimer County will have an extremely long ballot to consider on November 8. The Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce has taken a position on 9 ballot issues that are critical to our current and future workforce, our quality of life and our economic future.

 

Summary of the Chamber’s Positions

The Chamber is recommending a NO vote on the following issues:

Amendment 69:  Colorado Care Act

Amendment 70:  Increase State Minimum Wage

 

The Chamber is recom...

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Leadership Northern Colorado Applications Now Available

FORT COLLINS, COLO. – Leadership Northern Colorado is now accepting applications for the 2017 Leadership Northern Colorado (LNC) class.

A joint initiative of the Fort Collins, Greeley and Loveland Chambers of Commerce, the Community Foundation of Northern Colorado and the Community Foundation Serving Greeley and Weld County, Leadership Northern Colorado was established to build human capacity and to identify, define and address the issues facing the Northern Colorado region. The 2017 Progra...

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