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Chamber Welcomes New Staff Member – Suzanne Miller

The Chamber is excited to announce its newest staff member! Suzanne Miller joined this week as the Welcome Coordinator and will be the smiling face when members and guests visit the office or call the office line.

Suzanne has lived in Colorado since 1982 and married to her husband Jim for 40 years! Together they have raised four children in Fort Collins. Suzanne serves on the Front Range Community College Foundation Board of Directors. She is also an active member of Do A Liz Thing, Women Giv...

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Fort Collins Chamber Launches 11th Annual Fundraising and Membership Campaign

The Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce has launched its 11th annual Moving Fort Collins Forward! Campaign.

From now through November 17, 40 volunteers on 11 teams, with Chamber staff liaisons, are tasked with raising $400,000 and 100 new members 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 to strengthen financial resourc...

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2021-2022 Leadership Fort Collins Class Members Announced

Thirty current and emerging leaders were recently selected to participate in the 2021-2022 Leadership Fort Collins program.  The group is a diverse mix of professions with representative from education, large and small business, not for profit and government.

Leadership Fort Collins, a program of the Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce, educates and motivates leaders who are committed to shaping the future of our community while encouraging inspired and active involvement that contributes ...

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Northern Colorado Business Community and Elected Officials Laud Senate Passage of Federal Infrastructure Package; Urge Portion of $5B Colorado Allocation Direct to North I-25 Gap

Passage of the $1 Trillion Infrastructure Package was a tremendous feat of compromise, appreciation of the value of infrastructure investment and economic stimulus. Leaders from the Northern Colorado region and advocates for funding and construction of the North Interstate 25 corridor shared their praise of the plan and desire for a portion of the Colorado dollars to complete the North I-25 Express Lanes project.

“There is no better investment in stimulating an economy than investing in tra...

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Leadership Fort Collins Applications for 2021-2022 Class Released

The Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce is now accepting applications for the 2021-2022 Leadership Fort Collins (LFC) class.

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 community while enhancing leadership skills, encourage contribution to the bette...

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NCLA Leads Business Regulatory Response to the State’s Mandated Employer Trip Reduction Program

The Northern Colorado Legislative Alliance (NCLA), submitted its concerns and issues in a formal Pre-hearing Statement to the Colorado Air Quality Control Commission on July 9 in response to the state mandated Employer Trip Reduction Program (ETRP) proposal that is pending before the Commission and undergoing its formal regulatory hearing process.  The NCLA has been convening meetings, coordinating the business community response with other similarly minded formal parties and has engaged with l...

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Change Leadership Inspired by LFC Graduates 2020/21 Class

The Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the graduates of the 2020/2021 Change Leadership Inspired by Leadership Fort Collins (LFC) program.

The traditional LFC program was put on pause for 2020-2021 and the Change Leadership program was offered to LFC and Leadership Northern Colorado alumni and other community leaders.  The program focused on leadership during a time of change.

2021/22 Change Leadership Inspired by LFC Graduates

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Business Leaders Join Northern Colorado Prospers to Launch Campaign Enhancing Northern Colorado Business

On Wednesday, leading Northern Colorado business and community leaders joined the Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce to officially launch Northern Colorado Prospers 2.0 – a five-year (2022-2026) catalytic initiative for regional economic growth and a $4 million campaign to fund its implementation.

The initiative will build upon the success of Northern Colorado Prospers in the last few years and focus on four specific goals:

GOAL 1: Reignite and Rebuild our Economy
GOAL 2: Att...

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Public Health Director Seeks Business Support in Larimer County Vaccine Effort

Every person who gets the a COVID-19 vaccine helps stop the virus from spreading, helping our community stay healthy and our businesses thriving. Larimer County Public Health Director Tom Gonzales believes the light is getting brighter toward the end of the pandemic and that vaccinations will help the county get there.

During a Town Hall hosted by the Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce and Loveland Area Chamber of Commerce on Monday, May 17, Gonzales provided an overall health update and d...

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Employee Traffic Reduction Program (ETRP) Listening Session for Northern Colorado Employers

In response to legislation passed in 2019 which mandates reductions to Greenhouse Gas Emissions (GHG), the state’s Air Pollution Control Division, has proposed a mandatory program, Employee Traffic Reduction Program (ETRP), under which all employers with 100 or more workers must reduce the number of single-occupant vehicles on our roads. Proposed strategies include ridesharing, transit use, remote work, flex-scheduling and parking management. As currently proposed, employers would need to demo...

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