The Boulder Chamber joined with the City of Boulder and our other local business support partners, including Downtown Boulder and the Boulder Convention and Visitors Bureau, to launch a new program to assist local restaurants and incentivize residents to support their favorite restaurants with delivery meals.
We’re #1: Proud and Imperfect “It’s a funny town,” a colleague said to me the other day. He was referencing the challenge of doing redevelopment work in Boulder. This person wasn’t necessarily …
2020 Esprit Entrepreneur Though the 2020 Esprit Entrepreneur event was an all-virtual affair, that didn’t slow down the evening’s celebrations of Boulder’s entrepreneurial spirit. The event began with a lively preshow hosted …
For good reason, our community has fought with near religious fervor for more than a decade over the best path toward achieving our climate protection and renewable energy goals. It seems appropriate, therefore, to offer a biblical analogy as a closing argument in favor of Ballot Issue 2C, the proposed franchise agreement with Xcel Energy.
For over two decades, the Boulder Chamber’s Business Women’s Leadership Group has presented the Women Who Light the Community event to honor local women who have made significant contributions through innovation and a committed effort to address business or community needs on a local, regional, national, or global scale.
This fall, voters will determine whether the City of Boulder and Xcel Energy enter into a franchise agreement, which would end the decade-long municipalization effort for a city-run, community-owned electric utility. The Boulder Chamber supports this proposed franchise agreement between the City of Boulder and Xcel Energy.
After an extensive search that engaged a wide diversity of Boulder Chamber stakeholders and Boulder Economic Council (BEC) leadership, the Boulder Chamber is pleased to announce Scott Sternberg, former president of Vaisala Inc., as the next Executive Director of the Boulder Economic Council and Associate Vice President for Economic Vitality.
As the state continues to grapple with the economic impacts of COVID-19, Coloradans will vote on a number of key issues this fall that will affect state funding and the business sector. In preparation for this vote, the Boulder Chamber convened state leaders to discuss two key issues with our members—repealing the Gallagher Amendment and Paid Medical and Family Leave (Initiative 283).
The Boulder Chamber is pleased to announce the honorees for the 2020 Women Who Light the Community Awards. This event, which will celebrate its 25th anniversary this year, honors women who have made significant, innovative contributions to our community by addressing meaningful business, nonprofit, education, arts, and community needs.
Fun on the Course, #TwoClubsApart 2020 Boulder Chamber Golf Tournament brings business leaders together for a day of safe, friendly competition Although this year’s golf tournament looked a little different than in …
The City of Boulder has spent years assessing whether to pursue a city-run, community-owned electric utility or to achieve it renewable energy goals through a renewed franchise agreement with its current electric services provider, Xcel Energy. City Council will revisit this debate on August 4 when it considers the progress of recent negotiations between Xcel leadership and City of Boulder representatives. At issue will be whether or not to place a new franchise agreement before the voters during this fall’s election, effectively ending the City of Boulder 10-year bid to municipalize our electric system.
NAACP Boulder County Adds Corporate Membership For local businesses looking to build inclusive work environments and help close the racial disparity gap, NAACP Boulder County has added a corporate membership to its …
Boulder Chamber Hosts Town Hall Regarding Municipalization with Xcel Energy and City Leaders The Boulder Chamber hosted a virtual town hall with Boulder City Council leadership and Xcel Energy executives to update …
I’ve heard it said, “We may be in this COVID-19 storm together, but some of us have leaky boats.” Yes . . . and we either pull our oars together toward a brighter future for all of us, or we’ll all soon have leaky boats. Fortunately, in our community’s immediate COVID-19 response, we’ve demonstrated an encouraging degree of collaborative planning and action. It is in this same spirit that the Boulder Chamber offers a few principles to guide our collective economic recovery efforts.
With the Boulder economy beginning to show renewed signs of life under the evolving Safer-at-Home orders, the Boulder Chamber announced today the final evening for its special illumination of the Boulder Star will be Sunday, May 31.
Though it’s traditionally an exclusive holiday season tradition, the Boulder Chamber relit the Boulder Star in late March in recognition of its power to help foster community resilience and hope for brighter days ahead during Boulder’s COVID-19 response.