What is Colorado Business Committee for the Arts (CBCA)?
Colorado Business Committee for the Arts (CBCA) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that serves as a catalyst for Colorado's business community to leverage the arts for economic vitality. CBCA is a member organization of leading companies that have a philanthropic commitment to the arts and recognize the link between cultural vitality and creative and innovative success. Over 130 metro area businesses, representing 75,000 employees, are members of CBCA. Established in 1985 by local business leaders, CBCA is now an affiliate of Americans for the Arts and formerly of the National Business Committee for the Arts founded by David Rockefeller in 1967.
CBCA is a catalyst for Colorado's business community to leverage the arts for economic vitality.
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- Inspire Leadership
Today’s effective business leaders is imaginative, culturally competent, and a powerful communicator – the very skills enhanced by the arts.
- Drive Profit
Business investment in the arts pays dividends with consumers, investors, and employees alike – distinguishing successful businesses and giving them a competitive advantage.
- Grow Creativity
Arts and culture energize talented employees and unleash the creative potential of companies, helping them to be agile, inventive – and successful.
- Fuel Vitality
Arts and culture play a key role in Colorado’s economic and community vitality; creating jobs, attracting creative businesses, driving tourism, and making this a great place to live and work. In metro Denver, this contribution translates into over $1 billion annually for the local economy.
- Build Your Business
We invite you to join as a member of this dynamic organization and experience the results.
CBCA member benefits include:
- Free cultural activities for your employees and clients
- Training programs and activities developing leadership, workforce creativity, and business innovation
- Recognition through publications, events, and awards that promote your contributions to the community
- Research, education, and advocacy critical to business interests in economic growth, community development, cultural tourism, and a vibrant cultural environment