B.O.L.D. 2026 | March 2024 Update

April 08, 2024

B.O.L.D. 2026 is a five-year regional economic strength and resiliency initiative of the Arvada Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber developed BOLD 2026 in consultation with private and public sector leaders and partners in Arvada, Jefferson / Adams Counties, Metro Denver and the state of Colorado. Below is a monthly update on initiative outcomes for investors, members, Champions, and the community.

March 2024 Highlights

“State of Housing” Presented at B.O.L.D. 2026 Annual Meeting

On March 28, the Arvada Chamber hosted its B.O.L.D. 2026 Annual Meeting at Social Capitol. The Chamber presented an update of new resources and data pertaining to the initiative’s four goal areas. The event’s keynote speaker, Lori Rosendahl, CEO of Foothills Regional Housing, also presented the State of Housing. View a copy of the full event presentation below.


3 Takeaways from the 2024 Childcare Summit

On February 28, the Arvada Chamber of Commerce hosted the B.O.L.D. 2026 Childcare Summit, a half-day event that explored innovative strategies, best practices, and regional resources addressing the critical issue of workforce childcare challenges. Thank you to the more than 30 regional partners, providers, and engaged business leaders who attended to learn how to be part of the solution and drive positive change in our community!
Below, read the top takeaways from the Summit, plus business resources to engage in childcare solutions.


New Colorado Laws 101: Five Business Guides on State Legislation

The Q1 2024 Arvada Business Pulse Survey, which saw 143 responses, asked business leaders which Colorado laws they would like additional support around implementation. The Arvada Chamber has assembled explainer posts for the top five Colorado laws selected in the survey: FAMLI, Minimum Wage Increase, Plastic Pollution Reduction Act, Colorado SecureSavings, and the POWR Act. Read below for each legislation’s eligibility, key dates, and the requirements for businesses.


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