February 11, 2016
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Connect and Collaborate Radio Now On Denver's Money Talk 1690 AM
So far this week, we've heard  Pat Maley from Vistage speaking about how  Executive Peer Advisory Groups help facilitate growth and learning in business;  Joe Neguse with Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA), here to help businesses, licensees and consumers work better; and   Reeves Brown with Building a Better Colorado , e ngaging Coloradans in an honest, constructive conversation about what they want their state to be.  

Today, Edgar Johansson with  Colorado Space Business Roundtable  will fill us in on Colorado's aerospace industry. On Friday,  Kevin Hougan with Aurora Chamber of Commerce  will talk about Aurora as the gateway to Colorado from DIA.

Next week, connect with our high-caliber guest hosts: Anthony Lambatos, Footers Catering; Stephanie Veck, Colorado Workforce Development Council; Joelle Martinez and Olivia Mendoza, Latino Leadership Institute; Dennis Houston, Parker Area Chamber of Commerce; and Peter Moore, Vital for Colorado.
4-5 p.m. Mon-Fri

20X Industry: Transportation & Logistics
Victory Gear

Congratulations to all the Denver Broncos and all the Broncos fans out there!  Before celebrating though, COBRT member and sponsor CAP Logistics had one more call to field at the end of the game. Once again, the official Denver supplier of Broncos sporting goods called for a dedicated overnight charter shipment of Super Bowl 50 Champions Gear. After such a strong finish to a great season, Broncos fans needed a lot of  shirts and hats to commemorate the event .   Read more
Key Issue: Energy and Environment
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"CEA is pleased with the Supreme Court's decision to stay the Clean Power Plan pending lower court action. Compliance with the plan presents states and utilities with significant challenges, to say nothing for the cost and effort associated with producing the plans necessary to achieve future compliance."  Read more
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Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper will host and speak at the next workshop of the Western Governors' Species Conservation and Endangered Species Act Initiative on March 9-10 in Denver.  Hickenlooper will be joined at the workshop by WGA Chairman and Wyoming Gov. Matt  Mead , who will also speak as part of his Chairman's Initiative. 

WGA staff is in the process of inviting participants who represent the wide array of interests and sectors focused on species conservation. If you would like to be considered as a participant, or have questions about the Chairman's Initiative, send an email to WGA Learn more, including how to attend .
Key Issue: Technology
Brave Leaders
Eagle Award

Last week, the Denver Transportation Club hosted the 35th annual  Operation Stimulus Conference.  During the event, CAP Logistics and its founder, Gayle Dendinger, were honored with the prestigious Eagle Award.  The award, which weighs over 150 pounds, was created in 1993 and is presented to a company that exemplifies excellence in transportation services, supports logistics education, and participates in advocacy  for the logistics community.   Read more
Red Rocks
John Denver's First Concert At Red Rocks
by Jim Salestrom

"Can I help you?" the voice said. In my largest adult voice I said, "No... these are John Denver's mic stands. This is my job, and I'm on it." About this time I turned to see a laughing John Denver. He had come early to help in any way he could and wanted to help with the mic stands -- I wasn't too embarrassed.  Read more
Key Issue: International Business
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National Small Business Association
Business Roundtable
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"Unfortunately, the President's key international tax proposals would further impair all American businesses trying to succeed on the global stage. With over 95 percent of the world's consumers outside the United States, America needs a competitive international tax system to support jobs and the economy."   Read more

2016-2017 BRT  Vice Chair companies include Lockheed Martin,  Xerox Corporation,  Honeywell and  The Dow Chemical Company.  Policy Committee Chair companies include:
  • American Electric Power, Committee on Energy and Environment
  • Motorola Solutions, Inc., Committee on Immigration
  • Northrop Grumman Corporation, Committee on Education and Workforce*
  • Eastman Chemical Company,  Committee on Smart Regulation*
  • Ball Corporation, Committee on Corporate Governance
  • CH2M, Committee on Infrastructure, which is a new permanent Business Roundtable committee*
  • Cummins Inc., Committee on International Engagement
  • Bank of America Corporation, Committee on Health and Retirement*
  • Accenture, Committee on Technology, Internet and Innovation*
  • EY, Committee on Tax and Fiscal Policy
Calendar of Events
Regional Economic Development Panel Discussion by Associated General Contractors of Colorado
Global Leadership Forum with Representative Perlmutter by U.S. Global Leadership Coalition
China Business Review and Outlook  by Colorado U.S. China Chamber of Commerce
Lone Tree Transportation and Mobility Summit by the City of Lone Tree, the Lone Tree Chamber of Commerce and regional partners

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