Companies

Businesses step up for the arts

Colorado Business Committee for the Arts (CBCA) brought a new sense of accessibility, creativity and purpose to its annual Business for the Arts Awards. As the state’s art industry grapples with the devastating effects of COVID-19, the virtual event celebrates the resiliency of the arts community and the businesses that continued to lift the community.

How companies can help more kids get outside this year

Why should businesses care about children in nature? The more time our kids spend outside in safe and inclusive settings, the better their social and emotional well-being will be, and the more they will want to protect our land, air and water. Also, businesses who align their purpose with a cause like getting children into nature will have opportunities to foster deeper relationships with their employees and customers, build brand awareness, and tackle one of the most pressing environmental issues of our time. 

3 lessons learned from first-time entrepreneurs

The Davidoff sisters' new business launch aligned almost perfectly with the start of the pandemic, and suddenly the found themselves in uncharted territory. While launching a business during a pandemic brought unforeseen and very real obstacles, it taught the pair valuable lessons as first-time entrepreneurs. Here are three important lessons every new entrepreneur should consider.

How one Denver company pivoted from profits to virus protection

Tia Jenkins is owner and architect at Kieding, a Denver-based interior architecture and design firm. She’s also a prolific seamstress. After sewing masks for her office team at the beginning of the pandemic, Jenkins and crew decided to add these hand-made masks to their marketing campaign—offering a practical tie-in and real-time solution to one issue many people and businesses were facing with the virus.

Meet in luxury at Colorado's premier guest ranch

These may be unprecedented times, but some aspects of business will never change. One of those timeless, irreplaceable realities of business is the need to gather, to network, to celebrate, to brainstorm, to unwind. For months, these opportunities were limited to the virtual, electronic sense, but gradually the familiar in-person get-togethers have begun resuming. Plan now for your next retreat or meeting. It will remind you why you do business in Colorado.