Events

2022 Emerging Conversations Webinars: Arvada Chamber Hosts Legislative Session Recap

2022 Emerging Conversations Webinars: Arvada Chamber Hosts Legislative Session Recap

On May 20, 2022, the Arvada Chamber hosted the Legislative Session Recap as part of the Emerging Conversations Webinar series. The Arvada Chamber welcomed keynote speaker Jeff Weist, from the Jefferson County Business Lobby, who provided an overview of 2022 legislation impacting businesses.

A panel discussion followed, featuring Senator Rachel Zenzinger, Representative Brianna Titone, and Representative Lindsay Daughtery.
A panel discussion followed, featuring Sean Kaiser (Lodo’s Bar & Grill), Tyson Miller (CFO at Hill Petroleum), and Curtis Dubay (Economist at U.S. Chamber of Commerce). We want to thank Christine Jensen, Branch Manager at Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation, for moderating the event. We also thank Community First Foundation for sponsoring the Emerging Conversations Webinar series.

2022 State of the City [Video]

2022 State of the City [Video]

On January 21, 2022, the Arvada Chamber hosted the “State of the Economy” at Social Capitol Events. The first of its 2022 Community Impact Forum Series, the forum was hosted by Patty Silverstein, president and chief economist of Development Research Partners, a Colorado-based real estate analysis and economic development research company.

Arvada Chamber Announces Winners to be Recognized at 71st Annual Awards Luncheon

Arvada Chamber Announces Winners to be Recognized at 71st Annual Awards Luncheon

ARVADA, Co, April 20, 2022 – The Arvada Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the 2021 Man and Woman of the Year, Pioneer Award, Image Award, Young Professional Leadership Award, and Rising Star Award winners. Recipients of these awards will be honored at the May 11, 2022 Arvada Chamber of Commerce 71st Annual Awards Luncheon from 11:30-1:00 pm at Arvada Center Event Spaces.

5 Key Takeaways from the “Emerging Conversations Webinar” on Inflation

5 Key Takeaways from the “Emerging Conversations Webinar” on Inflation

On March 18, 2022, the Arvada Chamber hosted “Understanding Inflation” as part of the Emerging Conversations Webinar series. The Arvada Chamber welcomed keynote speaker Matt Kukla, Senior Research Analyst at Syntrinsic, who provided the latest research on the pandemic’s impact on inflation and projections for the rest of 2022.

A panel discussion followed, featuring Sean Kaiser (Lodo’s Bar & Grill), Tyson Miller (CFO at Hill Petroleum), and Curtis Dubay (Economist at U.S. Chamber of Commerce). We want to thank Christine Jensen, Branch Manager at Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation, for moderating the event. We also thank Community First Foundation for sponsoring the Emerging Conversations Webinar series.

Arvada Chamber Holds 97th Annual Dinner

Arvada Chamber Holds 97th Annual Dinner

The Arvada Chamber of Commerce celebrated businesses, organizations and community leaders at the 96th Annual Dinner at the Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities on August 6, 2021. Find information on all the award winners, plus photos and videos of the event below.

5 Data Points to Know From the State of the Economy

5 Data Points to Know From the State of the Economy

On January 21, 2022, the Arvada Chamber hosted the “State of the Economy” at Social Capitol Events. The first of its 2022 Community Impact Forum Series, the forum was hosted by Patty Silverstein, president and chief economist of Development Research Partners, a Colorado-based real estate analysis and economic development research company.

Community Impact Forum: Ballots and Breakfast

Community Impact Forum: Ballots and Breakfast

On October 15, 2021, the Arvada Chamber of Commerce hosted Ballots and Breakfast, a forum that looked at various questions on this year’s ballot, including: Arvada City Charter Amendments, Proposition 119 (Learning Enrichment and Academic Progress), Proposition 120 (Property Tax Assessment Rate Reduction), and School Board Candidates. Election day is November 2, 2021.

Arvada Chamber Hosts 70th Annual Awards Luncheon

Arvada Chamber Hosts 70th Annual Awards Luncheon

On October 6th, the Arvada Chamber hosted the 70th Annual Awards Luncheon, a long-standing tradition in Arvada recognizing outstanding community involvement, generosity and overall impact. This year’s luncheon was hosted Social Capitol Events. Read about the award winners below and watch videos of the Man and Woman of the Year.

Arvada Chamber Announces Winners to be Recognized at 70th Annual Awards Luncheon

Arvada Chamber Announces Winners to be Recognized at 70th Annual Awards Luncheon

ARVADA, Co, September 29, 2021 – The Arvada Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the 2020 Man and Woman of the Year, Image Award, Young Professional Leadership Award, and Rising Star Award winners. Recipients of these awards will be honored at the October 6, 2021 Arvada Chamber of Commerce 70th Annual Awards Luncheon from 11:30-1:00 pm at Social Capitol Events.

Community Impact Forum: Arvada City Council Election Forum

Community Impact Forum: Arvada City Council Election Forum

On September 17, 2021, the Arvada Chamber of Commerce hosted the Arvada City Council Election Forum. This forum welcomed all the candidates for Arvada City Council to dig into the biggest issues that impact Arvada and how the candidates will work to make Arvada a great place to live, work, and play. Election day is November 2, 2021. View a video recording of the event and additional resources.

Community Impact Forum: State of Education

Community Impact Forum: State of Education

On August 20, 2021, the Arvada Chamber of Commerce hosted The State of Education with Jeff Public Schools Superintendent Tracy Dorland. This presentation covered the plans and strategies for the 2021-2022 school year and an update on recent district data and opportunities for the future. 

[What’s Important Now Webinars] Fall 2021 Marketing Series

[What’s Important Now Webinars] Fall 2021 Marketing Series

Starting September 14, the Arvada Chamber of Commerce will host the What’s Important Now Webinars: 2021 Marketing Series, a five-part, crash-course in marketing for small businesses. One of the biggest challenges we hear from our small business owners is having the knowledge (and time) to properly market their business. Now more than ever, it’s critical to have a timely and strategic story to tell your audience.

Arvada Chamber Holds 96th Annual Dinner

Arvada Chamber Holds 96th Annual Dinner

The Arvada Chamber of Commerce celebrated businesses, organizations and community leaders at the 96th Annual Dinner at the Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities on August 6, 2021. Find information on all the award winners, plus photos and videos of the event below.

Taste of Arvada 2021 Winners

Taste of Arvada 2021 Winners

Taste of Arvada returned to the Apex Center on July 22, 2021. This year’s event sold out its 1,500-ticket capacity and hosted 30 food and drink booths and over 70 total vendors.

Once again, this year’s event featured a stiff competition to take home awards in nine categories. And now, we’re so happy to announce our winners for Taste of Arvada 2021 in food, drink, and more!

6 Can’t-Miss New Tastes at Taste of Arvada 2021

6 Can’t-Miss New Tastes at Taste of Arvada 2021

Taste of Arvada returns on Thursday, July 22 with more than 70 unique restaurants, distilleries, craft breweries, and bars that will all display their finest culinary offerings and compete for awards. Plus, this year’s Taste will feature live music, local artisans, and food trucks. To whet your appetite for Taste of Arvada 2021, we preview 6 brand new samples to try at this year’s big event! 

[Webinar Recording] Arvada Employment Law Webinar Series: Understanding New Legislation

[Webinar Recording] Arvada Employment Law Webinar Series: Understanding New Legislation

On April 21, 2021, the Arvada Chamber of Commerce and Arvada Economic Development Association hosted the second session of its Employment Law Webinar Series. “Understanding new Legislation: Equal Pay, Family Leave, Salary Requirements and More” was presented by Chuck Passaglia, founder and president of Employment Law Solutions, Inc.
Below, find a video recording of the event and important resources related to the event.

Community Impact Forum: County Connection

Community Impact Forum: County Connection

On April 16, 2021, the Arvada Chamber of Commerce hosted a Community Impact Forum on county updates from Jefferson and Adams Counties. The forum featured Don Davis, Jefferson County Manager, and Ray Gonzales, Adams County Manager, with county-wide updates on the COVID-19 response and impact, demographic shifts, new challenges and upcoming projects.

[Webinar Recording] Arvada Employment Law Webinar Series: Managing COVID

[Webinar Recording] Arvada Employment Law Webinar Series: Managing COVID

On April 14, 2021, the Arvada Chamber of Commerce and Arvada Economic Development Association hosted the first session of its Employment Law Webinar Series. “Managing COVID: To Vaccinate or not, Time Off, Unemployment and Return to Work” was presented by Chuck Passaglia, founder and president of Employment Law Solutions, Inc.

Below, find a video recording of the event and important resources related to the event.