Signature Events

CWCC hosts six high-profile signature events annually. Our signature events recognize and honor women in business who make a significant contribution to our business community and those who value diversity in their organization. Our events connect our members with business and community leaders, as well as helps enrich their careers and grow your businesses.

Top 25 Most Powerful Women Gala

Thursday, February 8, 2018, 5:30- 8:30 pm, Grand Hyatt Denver

CWCC’s Top 25 Most Powerful Women Gala celebrates and recognizes women who operate at the highest level of business performance and community leadership. This event recognizes the professional achievements and contributions by these women to the Denver community. Over the last five years, one hundred and twenty-five women have been honored at Top 25.

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Thank you to everyone who nominated an outstanding woman for consideration. We will announce the 2018 honorees the week of November 20.

Check out the comprehensive list of previous honorees.


These events have sold out the last couple of years with over 500 people in attendance, don’t miss the 2018 event.

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ATHENA Award Luncheon & Conference

Wednesday, April 12, 2017, The Ritz-Carlton, Denver

For 20 years, the Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce has hosted the ATHENA Award in Denver. The ATHENA Leadership Model® was developed by ATHENA International through a grant from the W. K. Kellogg Foundation in 1982. Since the program’s inception, more than 7,000 awards have been presented in over 500 communities in eight countries.

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Soiree at Sunset: Garden Party Soiree

Thursday, June 8, 2017, City Park Pavilion

Soiree A tSunset 2016
Soiree At Sunset 2016

CWCC presents the sixth annual Soirée at Sunset— a celebration of fascinating people, delicious food, great drinks and music all in a beautiful outdoor setting at the Pavilion in Denver’s City Park. We will transform the Pavilion into beautiful white party tent with special garden party feel inside. It makes for a perfect evening of networking and meeting new contacts.

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Business Owners Bootcamp: Time to Get Schooled!

Wednesday, August 9, 2017, University of Colorado Denver Business School

We are upping our game for this year’s bootcamp and its going to be one you won’t want to miss! We have professors and leading entrepreneurial experts, small business vendors all in the heart of downtown Denver on University of Colorado’s Business School campus.

Imagine a day filled with education and inspiration and insights, and it’s geared just towards you and your business! An entire day designed specifically with women entrepreneurs in mind.


The State of Women in Business Luncheon

Thursday, September 21, 2017, Seawell Grand Ballroom at Denver Performing Arts Complex

Join the Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce for this informative event exploring the state of women in business in Colorado. Government leaders and industry experts alike will guide us through the opportunities, hurdles, and issues affecting women-owned businesses and female leadership in our state now and what we may see in the future.

Get the inside scoop from leading experts!

KEYNOTE ADDRESS: The State of Women in Business in Colorado by Donna Lynne, Colorado’s Lieutenant Governor

ECONOMIC DATA: Patty Silverstein, President and Chief Economist for Development Research Partners


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30th Anniversary Kick-off Reception

Monday, December 4, 2017, Governor’s Residence at the Boettcher Mansion

The Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce is turning 30 and we want you to be a part of the movement!

Join our community of ambitious and supportive women to promote women in business in Colorado as we stand together in support of all women in business. We’ll be sharing amazing, inspiring stories of women who believed, persisted, and achieved great things. You will no doubt walk away inspired to do the same.

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Presenting Sponsor:

Xcel Energy

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