Edit ModuleShow Tags

The economic impact of the arts exemplified in 2017 [VIDEO]

CBCA's 2017 Impact Awards highlight innovative uses of the arts to propel business and partnerships


Published:

The Colorado Business Committee for the Arts gathered and highlighted organizations and spirited individuals throughout the state for its 2017 Business for the Arts Awards.

The honors included the:

The IMPACT Award rounded up organizations whose innovative use of the arts has propelled their businesses forward, engaged their employees and fostered partnerships between companies and cultural contributors in the community.

Finalists included:

Calling the arts "personally inspiring," Denver Metro Chamber President Kelly Brough described the "true economic impact" of artistic contributions. In a recent remodel of their headquarters in Lower Downtown, the Chamber curated a photography collection with themes of the west and innovation proudly illustrated for the staff and roughly 40,000 visitors who come through the building each year.

Fort Collins' original craft brewery, New Belgium was selected as a finalist for "integrating the arts to personify their brand and community engagement," while Sage Hospitality was recognized for their concerted effort to invest roughly $1 million annually in original artworks for their hotels. Sage works with NINE dot ARTS, a Denver-based design advisor for businesses. 

Now, take a look at the 2017 CBCA Impact Award finalists:

 

Edit Module
Gigi Sukin

Gigi Sukin is digital editor at ColoradoBiz. She can be reached at gsukin@cobizmag.com.

Get more content like this: Subscribe to the magazine | Sign up for our Free e-newsletter

Edit ModuleShow Tags

Archive »Related Articles

Climax Mine: Lessons Learned From One of Colorado's Most Significant Mining Sites

While commodity price is a significant factor in the future of the Climax Mine, environmental factors are a major consideration as well.

Snowfall Challenges Cause Curbed Occupancy

According to the most recent data released by Inntopia in their monthly DestiMetrics* Market Briefing, as of Dec. 31, aggregated occupancy for the month of December was down 4.4 percent compared to December 2016, while Average Daily Rate (ADR) eked out a 1 percent gain for the month.

Achievers Driven by Ambition, Compassion

Chosen from hundreds of nominations by a judging panel of editors, business leaders and former winners, ColoradoBiz magazine's 2018 Top 25 Young Professionals are standouts not only in their companies, but in their communities as well.
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleEdit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags