GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION
WEDNESDAY, MAY 13
The Commons on Champa is set to open! Join us for a festive ribbon cutting with Mayor Michael B. Hancock and Denver’s partners in innovation and entrepreneurship.
Be the first on the scene and discover what The Commons has to offer, bringing startups, students, thought leaders and mavericks together in one unique and inspiring location in Downtown Denver.
Join us for any or all of the day to explore The Commons on Champa and its leading edge technologies.
Bring your friends and colleagues - it's time to celebrate with The Commons!
Please RSVP here
OPENING DAY at THE COMMONS ON CHAMPA
Ribbon Cutting with Mayor Hancock and the partners who helped build The Commons
Spotlight on Startups panel discussion featuring leaders from
Denver's entrepreneurial community.
Entrepreneurs talk about risk-taking, rule-breaking, mistake-making, and getting more than a little help from their friends. Hear from some of the brightest minds in Denver’s entrepreneurial community as they share their stories and reflect on what it takes to start a successful business.
Ryan Heckman, Quarterly Forum/Colorado Impact Fund
Taylor McLemore, Patriot Boot
Annette Quintana, Istonish
Jenna Walker, Artifact Uprising
John Gowen, Liberty Global Ventures
Moderated by Michael Gellman, SpireMedia
Tours and town-hall style conversation.
Join diverse business resource providers in discussing paths to accelerating Denver's entrepreneurial community
KINETIC ENERGY: Can Denver redefine what it means to be a great place to start a business? Hear from some of the leaders that have helped to make Denver’s entrepreneurial community what it is today, and their vision for the city’s future.
Jeff Romine, Denver Office of Economic Development
Tamra Ryan, Women’s Bean Project
Mike Maloney, Kota Longboards
Jim Pittenger, Biker Jim’s Gourmet Dogs
Moderated by Rob Smith, Rocky Mountain MicroFinance Institute
Startup Celebration featuring food and drinks from some of Denver's favorite food startups
Get a taste of what Denver’s food entrepreneurs have to offer while they share their stories and serve up sample snacks and drinks. These are some of the businesses driving Denver’s exploding food and beverage industry, helping to propel the city’s reputation as one of the nation’s best cities to live, work and startup.
A Sampling of Participants:
The Real Dill Steuben’s Food Truck, Snooze, Red Camper, Glazed & Confuzed Donuts, Elevation Ketchup,
K-Sauce, Rocky Mountain Soda Company, Novo Coffee, PB Love Co.
Visit the Commons on Champa website for more information.