Progress Update: Northern Colorado Career-Connected Learning Asset Map

The Community Foundation of Northern Colorado and Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce are pleased to announce their partnership with Colorado Succeeds to explore the resources available for career-connected learning in Northern Colorado has reached its first milestone. The purpose of this partnership is to understand what programs and resources already exist and discover new opportunities to support learners in achieving career and post-secondary success in a way that ultimately supports the e...

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Chats with Chambers Podcast

Our President & CEO Ann Hutchison is on the Chats with Chambers podcast with The First Click and discussed her wins and tips in the areas of recruitment, fundraising, retention of members and more.

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Leadership Fort Collins Applications for 2022-2023 Class Released

FORT COLLINS, COLO. – The Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce is now accepting applications for the 2022-2023 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 c...

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Chamber Hosts Annual Golf Classic

The Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce hosted the annual Golf Classic on August 1, 2022 at the Fort Collins Country Club. This sold out signature event provided an opportunity for 144 golfers to connect on the greens and bring exposure to Northern Colorado companies and other organizations.

View 2022 Results

First Place: Stonescape Steel Roofing

Jay Montague, Jesse Brown, Jack Hale and Cha...

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The LoCo Experience EXPERIENCE 69 | Ann Hutchison, President & CEO of the Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce

Ann Hutchison is the President and CEO of the Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce, which advocates for business solutions in our community. Ann graduated from UNC with a communications degree and a speech degree.

We discuss what the Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce does and how they catalyze positive change for businesses.  We also go over topics like talent development, transportation, and leadership in Fort Collins.

Ann is great understander of complex challenges and also an insp...

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Chamber Presents Second Annual State of Business Event

The Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce presented the second annual State of Business event on June 29 at The Biergarten at Anheuser-Busch. More than 250 Chamber members interested in advocacy and others in the business community attended.

This signature event was established to showcase the current status of business in Fort Collins and the surrounding area. Topics included reigniting the economy, economic trends, the value of jobs and workforce and more. The event also featured how the Ch...

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Chamber Adds to Staff

The Chamber is excited to announce its newest staff members!  Taylor Hayden joined this month as the Business Relations Coordinator and will be working closely with sponsors and our trustee members, as well as, managing leaderships calendars. Neva Barrick started this week as the Marketing and Communications Specialist, working to promote members and chamber items.

Meet Taylor

Taylor Hayden started working at the Chamber in January 2022 as an intern while she finished her degree at Colora...

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Northern Colorado Career-Connected Learning Asset Mapping & Facilitation Support Project

With support of Northern Colorado Prospers, the Fort Collins Area Chamber and the Community Foundation of Northern Colorado have convened the Northern Colorado Career-Connected Learning Asset Mapping & Facilitation Support Project.

 This exciting new initiative will map our region’s educational programs, facilities, and opportunities for work-based learning to create a pipeline for local employers. We have selected Colorado Succeeds to facilitate conversations with you, school district...

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Colorado State Patrol and CDOT Celebrate Grand Opening of New I-25 Port of Entry Facilities in Fort Collins

On Tuesday, June 14, 2022, Colorado State Patrol, in partnership with the Colorado Department of Transportation celebrated the grand opening of the new northbound and southbound I-25 Port of Entry stations in Fort Collins, near I-25 and Prospect Road. Construction of the new Port of Entry facilities was part of the I-25 North Express Lanes Project, Johnstown to Fort Collins.

The Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce also attended the grand opening to support the completion of another key proj...

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Poudre School District Recognizes Fort Collins Area Chamber for Partnership in Teacher Externship Program

On May 10, 2022, the Poudre School District (PSD) commended the Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce for leading the charge in workforce development and exploring creative ways of working with the community and business partners to support students and staff in the district.

The Chamber helped revive the district’s Teacher Externship Program after a two-year hiatus. This program “gives high school and middle school teachers and administrators opportunities to work with local businesses t...

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