Chamber Programs

The Castle Rock Chamber of Commerce hosts a variety of events annually including networking opportunities, educational events, professional development programs, and more.  Take advantage of your chamber investment benefits and get involved today!

Program Sponsors:

Featured Program:  Leadership Douglas County

Leadership Douglas County (LDC) founded in 1999 by the Castle Rock Chamber of Commerce, is a nonprofit leadership program open to individuals who live or work in Douglas County, Colorado.

LDC is for established and emerging leaders who want to take a deep dive into local issues, network with top leaders in the region and enhance their opportunities to civic engagement.

2020-2021 LDC Application
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Leadership Douglas County

LDC is a program for established and emerging leaders who live or work in Douglas County and want to take a deep dive into local issues, network with top leaders in the region and enhance their opportunities for civic engagement.

At Leadership Douglas County (LDC), we are creating a strong community through our program for all leaders from all backgrounds — civic, business, service, religious and non-profit.

Submit Application for 2020-21 Program

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The Women of Influence Luncheon Series provides opportunities and a venue for women leaders to network, share their best insights and business practices, and foster connections with others. Each quarterly luncheon will address a particular key issue and solutions to women’s advancement.

Special Guest Speaker: Lori Hanson

Lori Hanson, aka The Success Whisperer, is an expert at creating and living your BEST life. She is dynamic, full of humor and powerful real-life stories. Her love for animals, commitment to healthy mindset and lifestyle bring a unique flavor to her programs. She has touched 1000s of people globally in 10+ years as a professional keynote and event speaker. She’s coached more than 200 clients to define, create and realize their dreams with her magic formula. An award-winning author of 5 books, Lori knows personally that ANYTHING is possible.

Join us for lunch and an afternoon of inspiration and networking!

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Union, An American Bistro | 3 S. Wilcox Castle Rock, CO 80104

By attending our women’s luncheon you have the opportunity to meet with some of the most influential business women in our community.  Come join us for this inspirational lunch and make your next strategic business connection at this event!

Douglas County Community Foundation

“The Douglas County Community Foundation (DCCF) provides leadership and responsible stewardship of philanthropic resources to enhance the quality of life in Douglas County”.

The foundation serves Douglas County and its communities including Castle Pines, Castle Rock, Franktown, Highlands Ranch, Larkspur, Lone Tree, Louviers, Parker, Perry Park, Roxborough and Sedalia.

Talent Pipeline Douglas County is a program to close the Skills Gap in Douglas County—this partnership is between the Chamber, Sturm Collaboration Campus (ACC/CSU/DCSD), employers and business leaders together addressing the skills gap between training and abilities needed in the workplace.  Our focus is to be demand-driven, addressing the most critical workforce needs.

MISSION STATEMENT:
Talent Pipeline Douglas County (TPDC) is a multi-industry collaborative that engages with community members and local industry to facilitate partnerships and deliver solutions to help create and sustain a thriving work based learning community.

TPDC Strives to:

Foster a talent ecosystem
Serve as a catalyst and caretaker for strategic recruitment / management
Align partnerships to close skills gap
Design and implement performance measures to monitor talent health
Drive change

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Government Interests Committee (GIC)

The Chamber’s Government Interests Committee provides our business community with a proactive voice and advocate regarding governmental issues; and promotes economic interests, which contributes to the quality of life of Castle Rock.

This program facilitates communication and education between the business community, local, and state governments. A variety of elected officials, concerned members and townspeople meet to discuss and clarify issues that are affecting our community today, tomorrow and in the future. Contact Pam Ridler, Chamber President to learn more.

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eXcelerate Business Development

Accelerate Growth, Promote Excellence
The eXcelerate Business Development (EBD) program was created by a group of dedicated and experienced business leaders whose mission is to provide small businesses with the resources used by best-in-class firms, thereby enhancing their competitiveness in the local, state and global marketplaces. Contact the Chamber to learn more.

Horizon Series

The Horizon series offers an opportunity to make connections with community leaders.

Each event features guest speakers to help keep you up-to-date on the local community, business hot topics, statewide information and much more.