Chamber Updates & Initiatives

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Jorgenson Consulting will lead executive search to find Colorado Springs Chamber & EDC’s next CEO

Jorgenson Consulting has been selected to conduct the search for Chief Executive Officer at the Colorado Springs Chamber & EDC, following Dirk Draper’s retirement announcement. Draper announced several weeks ago that he will step down at year-end. Todd Jorgenson, managing director and principal will lead the search. Last month, Jorgenson Consulting conducted a series of […]

July 6, 2021
Breann Preston participates in economic recovery fellowship

Breann Preston, our director of business intelligence, recently wrapped up the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE) year-long Fellowship for Economic Recovery, an immersive executive development program that provides chamber of commerce professionals with education and tools to improve the post-COVID-19 pandemic outcomes in the communities they serve. Fellowship participants focused on addressing different […]

June 25, 2021
A look at our Chamber Connect events

Interested in attending one of our Chamber Connect events? Here’s a look at what to expect. Chamber Connect A structured, interactive setting with an educational speaker and space for networking. What to expect: You will walk away from this event with new knowledge about community happenings and ideas to implement in your own organization. There […]

January 22, 2021
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Meet Mike Juran, your 2021 Board Chair

Five things to know about Mike Juran, CEO of Altia in downtown Colorado Springs, and 2021 Chamber & EDC Board Chair You may not know about his company, but you’ve probably interacted with their work Altia develops and prototypes graphical user interfaceor GUI designs, such as the displays and touchscreens. There’s a good chance you’ve […]

January 20, 2021
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Introducing our 2021 New and Renewing Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors is made up of business and civic leaders who guide our ship through sunny days and turbulent times. The outcome of this past fall’s strategic planning sessions resulted in our definition of what’s most important to accomplish in 2021. Through leadership, collaboration, and advocacy, we will assist the region’s business community in […]

January 20, 2021
Rock rocks in Colorado Springs.
Winning USSPACECOM campaign results

Reggie Ash, our chief defense development officer, has led the Winning USSPACECOM campaign since its official launch in February 2020. The Chamber & EDC, community, and state partners retained consulting services with three agencies who advise strategies and execute tactics. The agencies are Development Counselors International, the Chamber & EDC’s current public relations agency, American […]

November 19, 2020
Download: Staying Safe Window Signs

We’re listening to our business community to create and provide the tools you need to get back to business. In partnership with El Paso County Public Health, we’re pleased to share window signage you can display to let customers know you are staying safe. Download your sign here and print on your own printer, keeping […]

May 20, 2020
Downtown Colorado Springs South at Dusk
Learn more about our Voice of Business committees

All Voice of Business committees meet monthly as a group. Group meetings consist of speakers or discussions around a theme, as well as updates from the taskforce leaders about ongoing projects. The specific Taskforces meet at least once a month, and sometimes more depending on the task at hand. Meetings have all been conducted via […]

April 13, 2020
Breaking down the federal aid packages

Congress has passed three aid packages amounting to more than $2 trillion in funding to help businesses respond to and recover from the coronavirus pandemic. The third part alone is one of the largest pieces of legislation in Congressional history. We’re here to help you wade through it and access the resources you need. Loans […]

March 30, 2020
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Meet your 2020 Board Chair: Kathy Boe

Five things to know about Kathy: 1. She’s a powerhouse in the aerospace and defense industry. Boecore is celebrating its 20th year and employs 275 people. Boecore specializes in Software Solutions, Systems Engineering, Cybersecurity and Specialized Mission Operations. The company counts the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, DHS, and the Missile Defense Agency […]

January 8, 2020