The Colorado Women's Chamber of Commerce presents a number of Premier Events each year, including several prestigious awards. These include:
The ATHENA Award Gala
Presented during a gala on Thursday, April 25, 2013, the ATHENA Award honors the Denver woman who best exemplifies: exceptional professional achievement, devotion to community service and generosity in actively assisting other women in their attainment of professional excellence and leadership skills.
Click here to meet the 2013 ATHENA nominees.
Click here to acces the ATHENA auction donation form.
Click here to see ATHENA recipients from previous years.
4-year Florence Caldwell Achievement Scholarship
The Florence Caldwell Achievement Scholarship is presented at ATHENA Award Gala. In conjunction with CWCC, The Colorado School of Mines awards this scholarship to a young woman high school senior. This scholarship provides books, fees and tuition for four years of study. Click here for more about the scholarship.
Business Golf Series
The golf clinic at CommonGround is held in May and there will be a second session in June/July. Participants first attend a four-week clinic focusing on improving golf skills while learning how to use the sport as a business tool. On the fifth week of the series, participants play on a par three to implement new practices followed by a networking happy hour event. This series is designed for all levels and helps business men and women improve their overall performance on the golf course in order to stay on top of their game in the sport and in business.For more information about CommonGround click Series 1 or click Series 2. Also, we have added Get Golf Ready at Hiwan. An introductory clinic will be held May 18 with sessions beginning June 1. Click for more info for Hiwan. Find out more here.
Soiree at Sunset
On June, 27, 2013 CWCC is presenting a night of amazing food and drink with an exclusive up-close chef demonstration. On this special evening you will get an up-close experience with arenouned chef and tastes from some of Denver’s finest caterers. The event will benefit the CWCC as we further our vision to provide opportunities and visibility for women in business through relationship development, education, mentorship, partnership and alliances. Click here for more details.
The Annual Awards Luncheon
The Annual Awards Luncheon, on Thursday, October 3, 2013, is where we present finalists and recipients of the Lifetime Achievement Award, which honors a woman who has made a significant impact on women in her community; Company of the Year Awards, which honors companies that create a workplace culture that supports the highest levels of personal and professional accomplishment for their employees who are women; and the Young Professional Award, which honors an emerging leader with excellent leadership qualities. As of 2010 the CWCC added a Sustainable Company of the Year Award, which honors a company that creates a workplace culture that supports the environment, the economy, and society.
Click here to see previous Annual Awards recipients.
Click here to hear the CWCC board and the 2011 Annual Award finalists discussing what inspires them to support women in business and why they support the Women's Chamber. Video by Greenworks.
The Lawmakers Awards
The Lawmakers Awards honor outstanding Colorado lawmakers for their leadership and work they have done for women at an annual reception typically held November 7, 2013. The event is hosted the CWCC and the Denver Women's Commission and provides attendees an opportunity to speak with lawmakers about issues while showing appreciation for the important work they have done for women in the community.
Click here to see previous Lawmaker Award recipients.
Top 25 Gala
The Top 25 Most Powerful Women will be honored at our Top 25 Gala on January 23, 2014. This Gala celebrates the accomplishments of the the Top 25 Women in Denver and honors their work. These limitless leaders have gone above and beyond and become outstanding figures in our community.
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