Chamber News

Below are links to news articles, press releases and other important announcements.

Press clips

(in reverse chronological order)

New logo showcases Basalt as a place rather than a municipality Roaring Fork Weekly Journal – December 16, 2019

Basalt chamber unveils new marketing logo The Aspen Times – December 5, 2019

Small Business Saturday means big things for Basalt merchants The Aspen Times – November 29, 2019

Monday Business Briefs: State chamber update in Carbondale; part-time Aspen resident lauded; local doc earns PT certification The Aspen Times – August 19, 2019

Basalt Police Department to host National Night Out Aspen Daily News – August 3, 2019

Basalt chamber adjusts its sights and sites in strategic plan overhaul The Aspen Times – July 23, 2019

Street dance, annual Starwood reunion highlight Basalt’s summer concert series The Aspen Times – June 18, 2019

Basalt community rallies for festive summer concert series The Aspen Times – May 30, 2019

Roaring Fork Restaurant Week aims to serve up a special cuisine The Aspen Times – February 1, 2019

Colorado Lieutenant Governor Reveals State’s Blueprint 2.0 Award Recipients OEDIT Press Release – July 12, 2018

  • In 2018, the Basalt Chamber of Commerce was the recipient of two Blueprint 2.0 program awards –  Brand Building for Communities, and Co-working 101. These were technical assistance grants from the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT), which subsequently included implementation funding.

Basalt fire disrupts, businesses, events, air travel and more The Aspen Times – July 5, 2018

Basalt steps up summer events schedule starting with Saturday’s Motors on Midland The Aspen Times – June 7, 2018

Basalt directs one-two punch at Verizon over poor cell service The Aspen Times – February 13, 2018

Almost $600,000 Awarded By The Colorado Tourism Office To Promote Tourism Throughout The State Colorado Tourism Office (CTO) Press Release – November 14, 2017

  • In late 2017, the Basalt Chamber of Commerce was the recipient of a $25,000 Marketing Matching grant from the Colorado Tourism Office (CTO). two Blueprint 2.0 program awards –  Brand Building for Communities, and Co-working 101. It was one of 28 organizations that received funds from the state. The money leveraged existing funds from the Town of Basalt (lodging tax revenue) and an Eagle County grant to meet the match requirements. This allowed the Basalt Chamber to execute a $50,000 marketing campaign during the 2018 calendar year.

Basalt chamber’s new executive director says she is looking forward to ‘challenges and opportunities’ The Aspen Times – July 6, 2019

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