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Steamboat Springs Chamber Advocacy

As the leading business organization dedicated to the economic vitality of Routt County, the Steamboat Springs Chamber focuses on issues that impact our region, our communities, our businesses, and our citizens. We represent the business voice at decision-making tables to advocate for resources, policy, and funding. Through our industry work groups, and member insights we analyze business needs and work on your behalf to implement solutions that create meaningful change.


Annual Report

The Steamboat Springs Chamber highlights advocacy work over the past year in our Annual Report. Read the most recent report here.


Strategic Priorities

  • Create economic vitality without Routt County
  • Bring together industry advocacy groups
  • Advocate for resources that support business growth
  • Be the business voice at the decision-making tables
  • Communicate the value of tourism and its ability to drive economic and lifestyle benefits to residents


Current Scope of Work

  • COVID-19 recovery efforts to build strong economy
  • Create resources and programming that assist employers in attracting and retaining workforce
  • Focus on solutions for affordable and attainable workforce housing
  • Efforts on developing and supporting early childcare availability
  • Researching additional health care options for our employers
  • Address transportation challenges


We are actively involved in the following groups and associations to help us achieve our goals and be a successful advocate for Routt County and the business community:

  • First Impressions
  • Peak Health Alliance Steering Committee
  • Routt Recreation and Conservation Roundtable
  • Wolf Reintroduction Stakeholders
  • Boettcher Foundation Rural Roundtable
  • Colorado Association of Destination Marketing Organizations (CADMO)
  • Routt County Masterplan Taskforce
  • Tourism Industry Association of Colorado (TIAC)
  • Local Marketing District
  • Steamboat Mountain Village


In the News

shop local article

From the Chamber: Get to know your Steamboat Springs Chamber

Chamber insight press

City council seeking to balance two separate short-term rental taxes

From the Chamber: Focusing on reconnecting, bringing value with programs and events

Entrepreneurship Center finds partner in Chamber, as college seeks solutions for incubator

Leadership Steamboat developing Bear Aware volunteer program

Chamber, First Impressions launch guidebook of family friendly workplace polices

From the Chamber: Big goals ahead in 2022

Thank You to Our Partners