Reasons for Hosting a Ribbon Cutting:

  • New Business to Arvada
  • New Location for your business
  • Business Remodel
  • BIG Anniversary
  • Business is under NEW Ownership

What to Expect:

  • Ribbon Cuttings are held on Mondays at 4:15 p.m.
  • We work to book ribbon cuttings 4 weeks out to allow for ample time to promote and notify the appropriate people.
  • 15-20 guests. We invite our Members, Board of Directors, City Employees and City Council. Attendance will vary depending on attendees’ schedules.
  • Ribbon Cutting is broadcast live on the Chamber’s Facebook page
  • We also include details of your ribbon cutting in our monthly newsletter (distribution of 3,000 people).
  • Snarky Sweet Cake Chick donates a celebratory cake. 
  • We will arrive at 4:00 p.m. with the ribbon & scissors and take your ribbon cutting photo at 4:15 p.m.
  • Your photo will be featured on social media and in our newsletters. Everyone is welcome to be in the photo! 
  • A member of the Arvada Chamber of Commerce will welcome you to the Chamber and business community.
  • A City representative will give a short speech and invite you to share a few words about your organization.
  • Attendees usually stay and mingle for about 15-30 minutes.

How to Prepare:

Take full advantage of this opportunity to showcase your business. Ex: Give tours, demonstrations, have key employees on hand to answer questions about the organization.

  • Complete the attached form so we can schedule your big day – we will confirm a date upon the completion of the form.
  • Provide a high-resolution JPEG of your logo.
  • Provide forks, plates, and napkins for the cake.
  • Invite friends and family – the more the merrier!
  • Some hosts choose to offer refreshments but it is not mandatory.
  • Have fun and enjoy your moment in the spotlight!

Click HERE to fill out and submit a Ribbon Cutting Request Form!