Colorado Experience

Hop on board for two days and one night of leadership immersion. Learn how Colorado’s sectors and industries are coming together to tackle statewide challenges and strengthen collective vision and collaboration in our communities.

Where are we going next? 

Colorado Springs | May 3 – 4, 2017

Check out the recap of the 2016 Colorado Experience trip to Northern Colorado to see what’s in store.
This program is geared toward emerging and established leaders from various sectors, industries and companies who want to travel our state and learn more about statewide business and civic issues.


Participants must pay a program fee of $850 for Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce members and $950 for nonmembers. This fee includes travel, accommodations, meals and all materials costs.

Who attends Colorado Experience? Check out the 2016 Colorado Experience delegate list to find out.

Join us for the 2017 Colorado Experience trip to Southern Colorado, May 3-4, register today.

Next Steps

Do you want to look at issues through a statewide lens? Register today for Colorado Experience.


Who attended Colorado Experience 2016? Click below to find out.


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Alumni Spotlight

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President, Colorado Thought Leaders Forum (CTLF)

“My organization has been evaluating the possibility of expanding our footprint across the state. Because of my participation in Colorado Experience, I was able to reach out to community and business leaders to gain insight and hear their perspectives.”


The most valuable element of this trip was the opportunity to hear from speakers who sparked my interest and concern over the challenges facing our state.
Faye Wilson Tate, CE ’11, LD ’87, Vice President & Director, Diversity Office, CH2M Hill
It was a first-hand experience of the region’s assets instead of a second-hand discussion in a conference room.
Margaret Rose, CE ’11, CLA, University of Denver
Colorado Experience helped me connect with other participants in meaningful dialogue that will increase my participation in Colorado issues.
Tom Brinegar, CE ’11-12, LD ’10, AD ’08, Vice President, PEAK Resources, Inc.
In Denver [it’s easy to] become geocentric. It is important and valuable to learn about and know other parts of our state.
Rae Ann Dougherty, CE ’11-12, LD ’02, President, Green Cleaning Products LLC
The programming allows the networking to be beneficial. The topics covered allow for sharing of ideas and networking that just can’t exist in a normal after-hours event.
Jim Licko, CE ’12, LD ’09, Vice President, GroundFloor Media

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