Weekly News from COBRT
August 15, 2017
Please join us on December 7th from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm in helping recognize leaders in Colorado and come listen to our keynote speaker, Jim Clifton, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Gallup , discuss his view of business collaboration. Early bird registration is available for the awards luncheon until September 30th. 
Three of Colorado's top Democratic political leaders on Wednesday rallied on behalf of 17,000 immigrant children in the state who could face deportation because of possibly forthcoming legal challenges to an Obama-era immigration program. 

Lt. Gov. Donna Lynne joined U.S. Rep. Jared Polis and Denver Mayor Michael Hancock at a Denver news conference touting the contributions of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipients in Colorado, contending they contribute an estimated $857 million to the state's annual gross domestic product. 

The Colorado Business Roundtable believes in the power of collaboration. We are going to recognize Colorado's leaders in collaboration, partnerships, and going the extra mile to help make the business ecosystem of Colorado stronger on December 7th with keynote speaker Jim Clifton, Chairman and CEO of Gallup. 

To nominate a company or organization who has demonstrated collaboration, please fill out this form

Colorado Business Roundtable and Denver Metro Chamber welcome leaders from the San Luis Obispo area
The Denver Metro Chamber, Colorado Business Roundtable and other Colorado businesses welcomed leaders from the San Luis Obispo area last week where they learned how Denver and Colorado became one of the top places to live in the United States. 
Don't miss out on securing your sponsorship for the Collaboration in Industry Awards Luncheon on December 7th. With particular sponsorships you may receive tickets to a private dinner with keynote speaker, Jim Clifton, Chairman and CEO of Gallup.  
As part of Colorado Business Roundtable's ongoing education and collaboration series, we are honored to host David Avrin, CSP, International Speaker and Author of Visibility Marketing. 

One of the most in-demand Business Marketing /Branding Keynote Speakers in the world today, David Avrin, CSP is known as The Visibility Coach. With a surprisingly irreverent and entertaining style, David delivers a profoundly insightful and hard-hitting message to business audiences across North America and around the world. 

David will be joining our on-air radio show broadcast, 1690 KDMT at 4:00 pm and will have the opportunity to speak and connect with attendees afterward from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm at a small reception. 

CEOs Continue National Campaign to Press the Case for Tax Reform
CEOs this week remained central in making the case for tax reform, appearing in interviews and writing columns to urge Congress to pass reform legislation. In a widely reported CNBC interview, Business Roundtable Chairman Jamie Dimon, Chairman, President and CEO of JPMorgan Chase, outlined the BRT's national campaign - including this ad - and said its goal was to educate Congress and the public about "how important tax reform is for jobs, and wages, and business and small business. It's not about big corporations, it's about our country." Julie Sweet, CEO of Accenture North America, highlighted tax reform as an economic priority in a Fox Business interview. John Hayes, Chairman, President and CEO of Ball Corporation, authored a Denver Post column, "Tax reform for the long term." CEOs, company representatives and BRT remained active on social media, and Washington offices continued educational meetings on Capitol Hill. 
The Chairman's Initiative of South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard will leverage the region's best thinking to bridge the gap between prospective workers and employers in the West. The goal will be to create enhanced career opportunities for students, graduates displaced workers to help build a more vibrant regional economy. 

Colorado ranks as the nation's easiest state for starting, operating and growing an internet business in a national online trade group's new report.

The report - "Ease of Doing Internet Business" - is from the Internet Association, representing major internet companies on public policy matters. Its members include  Amazon.com Inc.,  Microsoft Corp.,  Alphabet Inc.'s  GoogleFacebook Inc.,  Netflix Inc. and  Uber Technologies Inc. among many others.

Colorado scores a top score of 100 from the association for ease of doing internet business, ahead of Washington state (98.1), Utah (96.67), Maryland (91.9) and Massachusetts (90.48).
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