Edwards, Colorado – May 13, 2022 – The Vail Valley Partnership is proud to join chambers of commerce across the central Rockies region, including Aspen Chamber Resort Association, Basalt Chamber of Commerce, Buena Vista Chamber of Commerce, Carbondale Chamber of Commerce, Colorado River Valley Chamber, Crested Butte/Mt. Crested Butte Chamber of Commerce, Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association, Grand Lake Chamber of Commerce, Gunnison Chamber of Commerce, Gypsum Chamber of Commerce, Steamboat Springs Chamber, and Summit Chamber of Commerce to form the Mountain Chamber Alliance (MCA).
The MCA is a membership organization consisting of chambers of commerce across the central Rockies region, including Grand, Summit, Eagle, Routt, Chaffee, Lake, Garfield, Pitkin, Gunnison, and San Miguel counties. The organization was created to help advance public policy goals that enhance economic vitality and oppose those that negatively impact the communities and businesses across the mountain region.
The mission of the MCA is to apply the collaborative impact of the chambers of commerce across the central Rockies, including the thousands of businesses and employees they represent, to ensure the mountain communities have a voice on regional and state issues of importance.
Vail Valley Partnership President & CEO, Chris Romer stated, “We are thrilled to partner with chamber organizations throughout the mountains to better represent our business community. The Partnership understands the importance of collaborating and building coalitions to help out businesses grow and communities thrive.”
The MCA has identified key priority items that are common themes impacting the mountain region. These include workforce housing, transportation, early childcare, tourism funding and destination management, short-term rentals, workforce development, broadband, and healthcare.
“We are excited to collaborate with our fellow chambers of commerce in the mountain region, as we all work to solve similar challenges. By working together, we can share ideas and resources, and ultimately amplify the voice of our businesses and communities,” shared Angie Anderson, MCA Chair and Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association President & CEO.
For more information on the Mountain Chamber Alliance, contact Chris Romer, Partnership President & CEO at 970.477.4016
About Mountain Chamber Alliance
The Mountain Chamber Alliance (MCA) serves to advance public policy goals that enhance economic vitality and oppose those that negatively impact the communities and businesses across the mountain region.