About Us

ABOUT

Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce (CWCC) is a member-based non-profit 501(C) 6 organization. Our mission is to provide opportunities and visibility for women in business through relationship development, education, mentorship, partnership and alliances.

 

HISTORY

CWCC was founded in 1988 by a group of nine women to give women a voice in business, support women in business and provide resources to help them succeed. Women own 10.6 million businesses in the United States and employ 19.1 million workers – that’s one in every seven employees. Women-owned businesses account for $2.5 trillion in sales. Colorado is ranked first in the country for economic success, and second in the country for most entrepreneurial.

 

LEADERSHIP

Kristen Blessman –  President & CEO, Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce and Women’s Leadership Foundation

Marci Sparkman, Senior Vice President/North metro Retail Area Leader, Vectra Bank – Chair, Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce

Beth Perez, Senior Director, DaVita Healthcare Partners – Vice Chair, Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce

Monica Coughlin, Chief Strategy Officer, Governor’s Office of Information Technology – Chair, Women’s Leadership Foundation Board

 

FAST FACTS

  • One of the largest women’s chamber of commerce in the United States
  • Over 1,000 members representing more than 400 companies ranging from small independent businesses to Fortune 500 companies
  • CWCC holds approximately 100 events, seminars and workshops annually
  • At least 50% of CWCC membership comprised of small businesses

 

PROGRAMS

CWCC annually presents and sponsors approximately 100 programs, workshops and events, including:

  • Downtown and DTC Luncheons
  • Educational seminars and workshops
  • Monthly Business Owners and bi-monthly Non-Profit Roundtables
  • Five Leads Groups
  • Networking
  • Leadership Programs: Innovative Leadership Academy and Corporate Leadership Academy
  • Corporate Women’s Leadership Events
  • (New) Young Professionals Events
  • Business Owner Bootcamp
  • Five Signature Events: Top 25 Most Powerful Women, ATHENA International event, Soirée at Sunset, Annual Awards Luncheon and Champions of Change legislative event

Contact Us

1350 17th St., Suite 100
Denver, CO 80202

303-458-0220

info@cwcc.org