Gain A Competitive Edge

Colorado Springs Chamber & EDC members enjoy a wide array of benefits, business assistance, networking opportunities, savings programs, and other local competitive advantages. As a business leader and Chamber & EDC member, you can create invaluable opportunities for business development and expand visibility for you and your organization. Find strength in numbers and build connections inside a network of 1,200-plus companies, the Pikes Peak region’s most extensive business network.

Savings Programs

Chamber & EDC savings programs are additional benefits we provide for our valued members. Receive discounts when you collaborate with our professional services partners. After becoming a member, you will receive details on how to access the following programs.

Office Depot Office Depot
Our members spend approximately $5,000 per month at Office Depot and using their Chamber & EDC discount to save 15 to 50 percent on purchases. To shop in the retail store, text “CoSpringsSPC” to (719) 555-888 to receive the savings card. Open an online account by visiting tinyurl.com/ODcscedc
Staples
You asked, we delivered! Chamber & EDC members can take advantage of discounts for office supplies, print jobs, promotional products, office furniture, and break room necessities with Staples. Staples also offers one-day free shipping on online orders over $50. Sign-up online at chambersave.com/staples.
Sprint
Everyone has a cell phone, so why not save on your services with Sprint? Savings are available for Chamber & EDC members and their employees. Get access to discounts and deals by stopping by a retail location or register and access online savings at sprint.com/save.
Employers Council
Businesses can access over 200 top employment law attorneys, human resource professionals, researchers, facilitators, coaches, trainers, investigators, negotiators, and other specialists; offering you the broadest array of professional services under one roof. Chamber members receive exclusive members-only access to Employers Council classes for the month of August. Watch your email and our events calendar for more information on the classes available. Connection level members and higher receive up to four additional classes at Employers Council member pricing throughout the year.
Collette
Are you looking to gain international awareness, or share in an adventure with fellow business leaders and Chamber & EDC members? Look no further, as the Chamber & EDC is offering an annual international trip at exclusive discounted rates for our members. Visit tinyurl.com/Tuscany2019 for more information on the 2019 trip to Tuscany.
US Chamber of Commerce
Through the Federation Partnership, eligible small business members of the Chamber & EDC receive an e-membership at no cost ($600 value), which includes access to legal documents and advice; discounts through the US Chamber’s savings programs; and access to Small Business Nation (home to tips and tools for small businesses). Members are also allowed to send up to two direct mail pieces annually to federation small business members that are delivered under the U.S. Chamber’s brand. Contact Meredith French at (202) 463.5375 or MDobay@USChamber.com
American World Trade Chamber of Commerce
The American World Trade Chamber is a national chamber with regional offices around the country. As a Chamber & EDC member, you can create, submit, and print electronically certified documents at your own desk. Electronic Certificates of Origin provide easier and faster customs clearance and productivity gains for you. To use this service, visit our website at cscedc.com/ecerts.
United Networks of America
Help yourself to savings with a free Rx Card from the Chamber & EDC and United Networks of America. Save up to 75 percent on prescriptions at more than 68,000 pharmacies nationwide. The card is pre-activated and ready to use. There’s no paperwork to fill out, and no limits on usage or health restrictions. Download the card at cscedc.com/freerxcard and start using it today.
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Ribbon Cutting

Let us help you introduce your business to the community, or celebrate your growth! Promote your grand opening event and gain exposure in the community for your new business or expansion with a ribbon cutting ceremony.

To set up your ribbon cutting, simply fill out a ribbon cutting request form.

All requests must be received by the 20th of each month to be confirmed for a ribbon cutting the following month. Ribbon cutting ceremonies must be held Monday through Thursday between the hours of 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Please contact Beth Graham for more information.

Additionally, you have the option of video recording your ribbon cutting. If you wish to do so, check the box on the form and someone will contact you. View a recent ribbon cutting.

Sponsorships

As the leading chamber of commerce and economic development organization in the Pikes Peak region, the Colorado Springs Chamber & EDC offers signature
sponsorship opportunities to companies interested in expanding their visibility and reach in our community. With 1,100-plus engaged members representing more than 70,000 business professionals, our reach is unmatched by any business organization in the region.

Five reasons why to sponsor a Chamber & EDC event:

  1. Associate your company with high-profile business events.
  2. Demonstrate your support of our region’s economic vitality.
  3. Expose your business to thousands of regional business professionals.
  4. Market your company to a diverse audience of business and community leaders.
  5. Share your brand through event marketing materials, including social media, advertising and member outreach.

Review our 2018 sponsorship opportunities

Networking

Create invaluable opportunities for business development, expand visibility for you and your organization, and connect with local business peers. Throughout the year the Chamber & EDC hosts events that provide our members with unique opportunities.

Business After Hours
Our monthly BAHs are your opportunity to network and make great business connections.

Chamber Connects
A structured, interactive setting with an educational speaker and space for networking.

Educational Events
Stay prepared for changes in technology, laws or regulations that impact your business.

Industry Events
Network within the region’s key industries: aerospace, defense, cyber, information technology, healthcare, medical technologies, sports and manufacturing.

Legislative Events 
Help ensure that your voice is heard by policy makers on issues relevant to your business.

View our events calendar.

More benefits

At the Chamber & EDC, our focus is on building and maintaining a superior business climate in which companies of all kinds can flourish. Because of your support of our work, Colorado Springs is thriving with new business and industry development, job growth, and competitive affordability.

With your investment and involvement, we are propelling Colorado Springs forward.

  • Job creation in the last two years has exceeded the number needed to keep up with regional population growth.
  • We worked with an increasing number of companies interested in establishing in our city, and are currently working with more than a dozen more considering new business in our area.
  • The voice of business in the Pikes Peak region was lifted at the legislative level because of our increased focus on government affairs.
  • Existing businesses expanded operations and added new jobs with support from the Chamber & EDC team.
  • A successful campaign led by the Chamber & EDC helped establish funding for stormwater systems.
  • Employers connected with first-class talent thanks to our new ChooseColoradoSprings.com website and recruiting assistance from our staff.
Eddie Quinn Director, Membership Sales (719) 884-2840 equinn@cscedc.com