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.

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.

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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 presented by: Patty SilversteinPresident and Chief Economist for Development Research Partners


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Champions of Change Reception

Thursday, October 19, 2017, Governor’s Residence at the Boettcher Mansion

Champions of Change

Champions of Change is an annual event designed to honor and recognize outstanding Colorado lawmakers for their leadership and the work they have done on behalf of women and business. This year’s event will also feature an overview of the election issues that will impact women and businesses bottom lines.

The event, held at the Governor’s Mansion, provides attendees an opportunity to speak with lawmakers about issues that are important to them while acknowledging and showing appreciation for the important work they have done for women in our community.

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Presenting Sponsor:

Xcel Energy

Top 25 Most Powerful Women Gala

Thursday, January 12, 2017, 5:30- 8:30 pm, Marriott City Center

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 four years, one hundred women have been honored at Top 25. The women are chosen by past Top 25 honorees. Last year, the event sold out with over 500 people in attendance. The 2017 Most Powerful Women honorees will be announced in September 2016.

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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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