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ABOUT

Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce (CWCC) is a member-based non-profit 501(C) 6 organization. Our mission is to provide women opportunities that better our community and economy, help women grow their businesses and their careers; ultimately finding success in work and in life.

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.

LOCATION

1350 17th Street, Suite 100| Denver, CO 80202 | 303.458.0220 | www.cwcc.org

LEADERSHIP

Kristen Blessman, President & CEO, Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce

Leanna Clark, CEO, Girl Scouts of Colorado – CWCC Chair of the Board

Andrea Miller, Corporate Social Responsibility Manager, Delta Dental of Colorado – CWCC Vice Chair of the Board

Kasia Iwaniczko MacLeod, V.P. Community & Govt Engagement, Cigna – Colorado Women’s Chamber Foundation Board Chair

Paige Goss, CEO, Point Solutions Group – Young Professionals Advisory Board Chair

FAST FACTS

  • One of the largest women’s chamber of commerce in the United States
  • 1,800 members representing 435 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
  • Men are encouraged to participate and serve on our board of directors and committees

PROGRAMS

CWCC annually presents and sponsors approximately 100 programs, workshops and events.

  • Educational seminars and workshops
  • Monthly Peer Forums for business owners and women advancing in their careers
  • Powerful Voices Conversation Series
  • Industry Deep Dives
  • Mentorship Program
  • Women of Influence and Impact Leadership Program
  • Business Owner Growth Immersive
  • Four Signature Events

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

ACCESS: to top business and community leadership, as well as local lawmakers and officials. Network with nearly 1,800 members representing over 435 companies.

CONNECTIONS: to business prospects and opportunities to reach new audiences; connect your business with the programs and services that are relevant to your needs; build relationships and participate in more than 100 business development events including round tables, monthly luncheons, peer forums, and networking programs.

EDUCATION & RESOURCES: to build and enhance skills with leadership and professional development workshops and programs.

INFORMATION AND ANALYSIS: to learn more about business trends and public policy issues.

VISIBILITY: to more than 3,500 business leaders who annually attend our programs, workshops and events, including our Signature events: Top 25 Most Powerful Women, ATHENA, Business Owners Growth Immersive, and State of Women in Business.

Contact Us

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

303-458-0220

info@cwcc.org