The Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce our new young professional development program, A Pint of Professional Development. In partnership with Dr. Erika Michalski of Strategically Authentic, she will present 4 sessions focused on useful professional development topics such as:
Strategic Thinking & Decision Making
Practical Project Management
Communication & Feedback
Stefanie Merrell K-12 Work-Based Learning Business Liasion
Introduction to Stefanie Merrell:
Stefanie’s work is funded through a Larimer County Workforce Innovation Grant from the Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce. She works alongside Colorado Early College Fort Collins, Poudre, Thompson, and Estes Park School Districts.
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...
The Chamber's government affairs program can be divided into two broad categories: legislation and elections. Said another way, the Chamber participates in efforts to influence laws that will impact business and elect people to public office that adopt those laws.
After having years of their business and economic concerns dismissed by the City Council, Chamber leaders realized that it wasn't enough to focus on proposed legislation; they also needed to actively participate in the process to in...
The NCLA Board of Directors is comprised of six representatives from each of the three northern Colorado Chambers of Commerce plus the chamber executives, as well as the executive of the Northern Colorado Economic Development Corporation.
Visit NCLA's website to take action, get involved, stay informed or be heard about legislative issues that could affect your business.
Every year the Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce produces a report on the Legislative Session of the Colorado Gener...
The LLAC is composed of 23 Chamber members appointed by the Chamber Board of Directors. The make-up of the 23 individuals from the Chamber membership is reflective of the general Chamber membership. Applications for the committee are accepted each November. The LLAC is fully empowered by the Board of Directors to determine Chamber positions on all city and county local legislative issues which pertain to the Chamber's mission statement.
For more information about the Local Legislative Affairs...
The Red Carpet Committee has been an important piece of the membership since the 1960's. Every Tuesday and Thursday, this 100 + member committee welcomes newer members to the Chamber with a Red Carpet Reception. It gives members a chance to showcase their business to other business professionals in Northern Colorado.
The Red Carpet Committee is a great way to meet other members and learn about the different kinds of businesses found in Fort Collins.
Leadership Northern Colorado 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. It was established in 2010 to build human capacity in Northern Colorado to identify, define and address the issues facing the region.
The program is designed to educate and motivate leaders who are committed to shaping the future of our region.
Envision: Young Professionals is a comfortable and friendly place for people ages 21-40 working professionally in the Fort Collins and Northern Colorado area. The mix of networking allows up-and-coming leaders the opportunity to make new contacts, to develop friendships, to increase their knowledge and to build connections within their community. Envision hosts Meet the CEO events once per month. Watch the Chamber Event calendar for details and to register. These evening events feature a guest ...