B.O.L.D. 2026 | Year One Outcomes

September 29, 2023

Big Opportunities for Leaders To Deliver (B.O.L.D.) 2026 is a five-year strategy of the Arvada Chamber of Commerce to directly impact economic opportunity across Jefferson and Adams Counties. B.O.L.D. 2026 includes four mutually supporting goals that tackle challenges impacting businesses and employees around talent development, housing, childcare capacity, and the business environment. This report provides an update on accomplishments in year one.

B.O.L.D. 2026 by the Numbers

266 people in the B.O.L.D. 2026 Network

50 engaged leaders serving KAPS Councils & Board of Directors

51 champions across the 4 B.O.L.D. Goal Areas

78 pieces of new content

556 businesses engaged in Work-Based Learning

40 businesses engaged in Sector Partnerships

652 attendees at Community Impact Forums

89 percent of elected officials who serve this area engaged

Top 10 Accomplishments in Year One

Awards and Recognition

  • Western Association of Chamber Executives Program of the Year for B.O.L.D. 2026
  • Triad Children’s Champion Award
  • Denver Business Journal Outstanding Women in Business (Kami Welch)

Public Speaking

  • Think Big Conference
  • Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives Conference
  • Western Association of Chamber Executives Conference & Webinar Series
  • Jeffco Public Schools CTE Convening
  • SHRM Talent Equity Series
  • WBL Workshop Series
  • U.S. Chamber of Commerce Talent Pipeline Management Training
  • Triad Bright Futures Kick-Off Event

Upcoming B.O.L.D. 2026 Resources and Events

  • Family Friendly Workplace Certification Program
  • New sector partnership in IT
  • Business Resource Center / NEW Office – Q1 2024
  • Developer survey/report


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