Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce Awarded 5-Star Accreditation

The United States Chamber of Commerce, at its March 11, 2021 board meeting, awarded the Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce with 5-Star Accreditation for its sound policies, effective organizational procedures, and positive impact on the community.

This is the third time the Fort Collins Chamber has achieved 5-Star Accreditation; and is now recognized as one of 190 Accredited chambers across the country, and one of only two Accredited chambers in Colorado.

“Now more than ever, cham...

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Fort Collins Chamber Encourages Continuation of #MarchOn2021 at 116th Annual Celebration

David May awarded prestigious Collins Award

The Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce hosted its 116th Annual Celebration March 3, 2021. While our event looked a bit different from past years, more than 250 Chamber members and others from the area came together virtually to celebrate the business community, reflect on the work of the Chamber in 2020, look ahead to 2021 key goals and to video recognize individuals who had a great impact on the organization and the community at large.

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Recording Available: Unemployment Insurance Fraud Webinar

As many as 400,000 Coloradoans have been affected by fraudulent unemployment claims during the COVID-19 pandemic.

On February 25, 2021, representatives from the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment presented to Chamber members on how to protect yourself and your employees from unemployment fraud and what to do if you have experienced it. These experts also shared the steps you can take to keep your data safe, as well as clear up some misinformation about what this will - or won't  - d...

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Fort Collins Chamber Announces 116th Annual Celebration

Community invited to virtually #MarchOn2021

The Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to present the 116th Annual Celebration from 9:00-9:30 a.m. on March 3. The event will be streamed, and attendees will be able to view from any personal device. This annual event brings the community together to celebrate the success of the Fort Collins Chamber and the business community.

In the spirit of this year’s #MarchOn2021 theme, the Chamber will:

Celebrate 2020 Accomplishments,

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Larimer County Level Up Program Approved

LARIMER COUNTY, COLO. – December 23, 2020 – Larimer County’s “5 star” certified business variance program, locally known as the Level Up Program was approved by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) Office at 12:47 p.m. on December 23, 2020. Businesses in Larimer County can now apply for and upon approval, inspection and certification, operate at the capacities one level above the overall county position on the statewide COVID-19 Dial. At this time, Larimer C...

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Larimer County Applies for “5 Star” Certified Business Variance Program

LARIMER COUNTY, COLO. – December 18, 2020 – Larimer County partners applied for the “5 star” certified business variance program, locally known as the Level Up Program with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) Office on Friday.

The Larimer County Level Up Program allows participating businesses who demonstrate compliance with public health guidelines and safety precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in our community to operate with capacity restrict...

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Larimer County Level Up Pilot Program Presented to Governor’s Office

LARIMER COUNTY, COLO. – December 10, 2020 – Level Red on the State’s Safer at Home Dial has put a considerable strain on many businesses that are already significantly impacted by COVID-19. In response to this impact, the Larimer County Department of Health and Environment, the Loveland and Fort Collins Area Chambers of Commerce, the Cities of Loveland and Fort Collins, Towns of Estes Park, Windsor, Berthoud and Wellington continue to advocate for businesses. Specifically, the partners hav...

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Recording Available for NCLA 2021 Virtual Legislative Session Preview

NCLA presented an hour with the Northern Colorado Legislative Delegation on December 8, 2020. The discussion included dialogue about key issues in the upcoming Legislative Session.

Participants Included:

House Minority Leader Hugh McKean
Senator John Cooke
Senator Joann Ginal
Senator Rob Woodward
Senator-Elect Barb Kirkmeyer
Representative Jeni Arndt
Representative Cathy Kipp
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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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