Business After Hours January 2017

Our January 2017 Business After Hours was hosted by chamber members Russ Guilbeau of Community Banks of Colorado in Arvada and Cafe 13 which provided food and refreshments.

NGLCC’s “America’s LGBT Economy” Report

The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), the business voice of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community, has released the first-ever snapshot demonstrating the economic and social impact of America’s LGBT business owners and entrepreneurs. The America’s LGBT Economy report explores the revenues, types, sizes and geography of LGBT-owned businesses currently certified by NGLCC, as well …

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We are seeking 4 member at large board positions and a PR/Marketing board position.

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2016 Power Gala

The 2016 Power Gala Awards Dinner was a combined event with the Denver Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce and OutFront Magazine. Nine individuals, organizations, and non-profits were recognized for their outstanding contribution to the GLBT community, especially in the Denver Area. Over 450 guest attended a spectacular night that included live and silent auctions, being addressed by both the …

Summer is Sizzling

What a wonderful start to the summer. Pride was awesome as usual. The Center said that there were more than 370,000 guests at Civic Center Park. This tops last year’s numbers and shows that we, as a community, are growing stronger each year. I would like to extend a personal thank you to all of our wonderful volunteers – from …

From the Chairperson

I was so excited at last month’s Business After Hours event to announce our new board members and the new positions that our existing members have. Here is our full line up of board members   L. Wade Frisbie, Co-Chair Trilogy Financial   Jim Smith, Co-Chair V.I.P. Mortgages   Sally Taylor, Treasurer Sally Taylor Insurance Group   Kay Feldman, Secretary …

2014 Professional Woman of the Year — Robin Kniech

Robin Kniech was elected to Denver City Council in 2011. She is Denver’s first openly LGBT Councilmember and represents the entire city as one of two At-large members. During her first term on city council she has a achieved a bold record of accomplishments including increased access to child care for low-income working families, expanded public input in council policy …

Non Profit of the Year – Sheila Bugdanowitz

Sheila Bugdanowitz is president and chief executive officer of Rose Community Foundation. With leadership from its board of trustees, she directs the Foundation’s development, grantmaking, financial management and marketing functions.   A Denver native, Ms. Bugdanowitz was vice president for Colorado Carphone prior to joining the Foundation. She directed all operations for wireless communications, and managed strategic relationships with US …