Chamber Announces Successful 2020 Fundraising Campaign

For the 10th year in a row, the Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce another successful Moving Fort Collins Forward! Campaign. Even during a time of uncertainty, Chamber volunteers and staff secured funds and memberships to support future Chamber operations, events, programs and initiatives for the business community.

“We are truly grateful for the businesses that continue to see the Chamber’s value and support our initiatives,” said Kim Medina, Vice President of D...

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Hutchison Hired as New Chamber CEO

Ann Hutchison has been named as the President & CEO of the Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber Board of Directors made the decision at its most recent meeting. Hutchison will succeed David May, who will retire at the end of the year.

“Ann is a proven leader,” said Nick Haws, Chair of the Board. “We’ve benefited from her work for 17 ½ years. Elevating her to CEO provides continuity and stability while also injecting new ideas, energy, and enthusiasm into the Chamber...

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Business Community Impacted by November Election

Citizens of Larimer County had an extremely complex ballot to consider on November 3. Here are the outcomes of the key issues for the business community.

Amendment B: Repeal Property Tax Assessment Rates
Chamber Position: Support
Passed – 57.42% to 42.58%
Amendment B repeals the Gallagher Amendment of 1982, which limits the residential and non-residential property tax assessment rates so that residential property taxes equal 45% of the total share of state property taxes and non-resident...

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Northern Colorado Regional Economic Development Partners Release COVID-19 Response and Recovery Map

The Northern Colorado Regional Economic Development Initiative (NoCo REDI) has released a roadmap outlining the central intersections of the public and private sectors and their partnerships to share the way the region is working together to reignite our economy.

The map serves as a visual representation highlighting the alignment of resources and mitigation work implemented in response to the economic impacts of COVID-19.

“The established relationships...

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NCLA Partners to Host 2020 U.S. Senate Candidate Forum

The Northern Colorado Legislative Alliance has partnered with the Denver Metro Chamber Leadership Foundation to host the 2020 U.S. Senate Candidate Forum Thursday, October 15 | 10:00 AM – 11:45 AM online.

The U.S. Senate Candidate Forum will give candidates the opportunity to discuss key issues with the region’s business community, such as economic development, the impact of COVID-19, job creation, education and health care.

More Information and Regi...

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Chamber Launches 10th Annual Fundraising and Membership Campaign

The Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the launch of its 10th annual Moving Fort Collins Forward! Campaign.

From now through November 19, more than 40 volunteers on 11 teams, with Chamber staff liaisons, are tasked with raising funds and new memberships for the Chamber. To reach their goal, volunteers will be raising funds through memberships, event sponsorships, advertising, initiatives and budget reduction trades. Started in 2011, this annual campaign was designed ...

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Fort Collins Chamber Announces Third Annual Talent Summit

Business Community Encourage to Attend to Gain Insights on New Hiring Landscape

The Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce and regional Talent 2.0 partners will host the third annual Talent Summit, 8:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on September 30 online.

Despite COVID-19, finding and keeping key talent will continue to be a challenge for employers throughout the Northern Colorado region. The business community is encouraged to attend, show support of the work being done, gain new insights and access...

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President & CEO David May Announces Retirement from Fort Collins Area Chamber

FORT COLLINS, COLO. – September 10, 2020- David May, President & CEO of the Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce, has announced his retirement at the end of 2020. May’s retirement will conclude a 40-year career of working for chambers of commerce at the local and national levels.

May was hired by the Fort Collins Area Chamber in April 2003 after the Board of Directors conducted a nationwide search.

“The 17 ½ years in Northern Colorado have been th...

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Leadership Fort Collins Registration for 2020-2021 Program Released Program Goes Online and Targets LFC Grads 

The Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce is now accepting registration for the 2020-2021 Leadership Fort Collins (LFC) program which has been rebranded as:  Change Leadership Inspired by LFC .

Leadership Fort Collins, a program of the Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce, was established in 1981 to inform participants about the history, government, economy, social issues, needs and opportunity in our community.

The program is designed to broaden participant knowledge of the communi...

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RETAIL SECTOR PARTNERSHIP – “Retail” Includes retail / restaurant / hospitality businesses –

Contact Us to Learn More About the State of Colorado Retail Sector Partnership In Northern Colorado

We're exploring if there is business - owner interest in creating a Northern Colorado retail sector partnership. This proposed sector partnership would have benefits to businesses, but does require a time commitment by the business owner.

A sector partnership is an alliance of companies from the same industry, intended to bring alignment, collaboration, and resources to solve the industry's ...

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