Chamber Programs2019-11-12T08:06:03-07:00

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!

Featured Program:  Douglas County Gives

Douglas County Gives is a program of the Douglas County Community Foundation dedicated to promoting the many wonderful organizations and people doing good work to serve our community and beyond. Douglas County Gives was created to increase awareness of non-profit organizations located right here in Douglas County.

Douglas County Gives/Colorado Gives Day

December 10,  2019
All Day Giving

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.

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

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.

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!

Special Guest Speaker: Lexi Lagan

About our Speaker:

Lexi Lagan is a USA Shooting National Team Member and Olympic Hopeful. Lexi will share her journey as a rising star in the world of Women’s 10m Air Pistol and Women’s 25m Sport Pistol and her challenges along the way. As a recent graduate from the University of Utah, with a bachelor’s degree in Pre-Law Physics, Lexi plans to focus on shooting until the next Olympics. Furthering her education in law school with the goal of becoming a patent lawyer is also a future goal. Join us for lunch, come hear about Lexi’s unique experiences and leave feeling empowered and inspired!

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Tuesday Oct 29, 2019
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM

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

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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.

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 2019-2020 Class

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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.