The Chamber View

Joe Hovancak, VP of Economic Vitality

Boulder Chamber View: Boulder’s outdoor industry is powering economic vitality and community prosperity

Originally published by Daily Camera on June 2, 2024. As the vibrant spring season unfolds, there is a refreshing energy in the air that motivated me to lace up my hiking boots at 4 a.m. on a cool Saturday morning. With a sense of adventure, I headed out to the mountains to immerse myself in […]

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Joe Hovancak, VP of Economic Vitality

Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs: Discovering One of Boulder’s Resilient and Innovative Pillars

Originally published by Daily Camera on May 8, 2024. As the new VP of Economic Vitality for the Boulder Chamber, I’ve had the privilege of calling Boulder home for the past three months. With its stunning mountain views, active outdoor lifestyle, and vibrant community, Boulder is undeniably one of the coolest places to live, work,

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Joe Hovancak, VP of Economic Vitality

The Boulder Chamber View: Innovative solutions to office vacancies — A multifaceted approach

Originally published by Daily Camera on March 25, 2024. For the first 20 years of my life, I lived in a small, but bustling downtown area. My parents owned two retail shops in the central corridor, and I recall the importance of employees from local offices who filled the streets, patronizing our local restaurants and

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Joe Hovancak, VP of Economic Vitality

The Boulder Chamber View: Life Sciences Powerhouse — What It Takes

Originally published by Daily Camera on March 4, 2024.  Boulder, Colorado, is not just a city of stunning landscapes and vibrant neighborhoods; it’s a thriving hub for innovation, and among the industries at the center is the robust and dynamic life sciences ecosystem. From groundbreaking research to entrepreneurial startups, the life sciences sector has emerged

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Scott Sternberg

The Chamber View: Parting reflections

Scott J. Sternberg Executive Director, Boulder Economic Council At the time you read this, I will have departed the Boulder Chamber and leadership of its Boulder Economic Council (BEC) to join CU Boulder’s CUbit Quantum Initiative. While it’s difficult to leave a position that I’ve enjoyed immensely over the past three years, my transition gives

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Scott Sternberg

The Chamber View: How vulnerable is Boulder to the AI Revolution?

Scott J. Sternberg Executive Director, Boulder Economic Council How vulnerable is Boulder to the AI Revolution? With the proliferation of Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools and the rapid increase in user adoption, AI has taken center stage in discussions surrounding the future of work. As much of the dialog might be emotional in nature, a more

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Scott Sternberg

The Chamber View: Our Evolving Economy

Scott J. Sternberg Executive Director, Boulder Economic Council Three years ago, during the height of the pandemic, The Boulder Chamber and the Boulder Economic Council (BEC) were actively engaged in connecting business and community leaders via online forums to align around strategies for maintaining our economic vitality and, frankly, to save many of our businesses

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Scott Sternberg

The Chamber View: Big news for Colorado — big ties to Boulder

Scott J. Sternberg Executive Director, Boulder Economic Council As executive director of the Boulder Economic Council, you’ll often hear me highlight the success of local businesses and research activities in terms of rewarding local job opportunities, higher sales tax returns and the pride of global attention on our life-enhancing breakthroughs. But there’s a broader story

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Scott Sternberg

The Chamber View: Skillful Recruitment

Scott J. Sternberg Executive Director, Boulder Economic Council In my position with the Boulder Chamber, it is my privilege to interact with our regional businesses to learn about their future development plans and support needs. While there are many important concerns business leaders highlight, from high housing costs to commute challenges, inevitably the conversation gravitates

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