Celebration of Leadership 2014

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Name: Celebration of Leadership 2014
Date: April 2, 2014
Time: 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM MDT
Event Description:

SOLD OUT - If you have questions about the event, please contact 303.494.4250.

There are tickets for Celebration of the Arts Fundraiser Boulder Arts Week
$10 Cash Only - at the door at 7:30pm

Meet the leaders who inspire us to succeed. Join top CEOs, executives, entrepreneurs, and rising stars in the Boulder Chamber's biggest event of the year. It's called a Celebration of Leadership and takes place the evening of Wednesday, April 2 at the Historic Boulder Theater. This remarkable evening includes opportunities to meet top business leaders, award celebrations, celebrity leader silent auction, and Boulder Arts Week performances. 

Be part of the celebration as we honor the leaders who shape our community and pioneer the path to innovation. Evening also includes delicious food stations and appetizers sponsored by 
A Spice of Life Catering and beer and wine and performances by the Boulder Chamber Orchestra, 3rd Law Dance/Theater, and
VOXY. Ticket price includes CELEBRATION OF THE ARTS: Boulder Arts Week Fundraiser (Afterglow) in collaboration with Boulder Arts Week featuring an exciting lineup of performances - music, dance, magic, Boulder Tattoo Project, and more!

2014 Business Person of the Year Award
Ryan Martens, Rally Software's founder and Chief Technology Officer

Franny Reich Business Hero Award
Dave and Dee Hight, Founding Family, McGuckin Hardware

The Industry Leadership Award
CEOs and founders of Avery Brewing, Boulder Beer, Left Hand Brewing, Oskar Blues Brewery, Twisted Pine Brewing, Upslope Brewing, Mountain Sun, and the nonprofit Brewers Association

Community Leadership Award
Nick and Helen Forster, Founders, eTown

Chamber Champions

Ro Medina,  University of Colorado's Career Services &
Bolder Young Professionals Chair 2012-2015

Celebrity Leaders Silent Auction
Guests may bid on spending time with one of our prestigious business leaders.  Take that step to learn from the best and collaborate on their experience.  Bid on local Celebrities and spend time with the brightest and best of Boulder business.

Ingrid Alongi - CEO, Consulting - Quick Left, Inc
A day at the 2014 US Grand Prix of sprinting (July 12 or 13) at the 7-11 Velodrome in Colorado Springs.  Travel with Ingrid, former National Champion track racer to a world class track event.  She'll explain all the ins and outs and strategies of the racing and racers.  There are two days of racing, together you'll pick one to attend together.

Brook Eddy - Founder and CEO, Bhakti-Chai
Drinks and happy hour at Flagstaff House with Brook OR a private tour of Bhaki-Chai for (5) with Brook.

Rick George - CU Athletic Director

Rick will be auctioning off the opportunity to join him in the Athletic Director?s suite for a football game this fall.  GO BUFFS!

Frank Hugelmeyer - President & CEO, Outdoor Industry Association
Enjoy lunch with Frank at one of Boulder's top restaurants. 

Kyle Lefkoff - Founder & General Partner, Boulder Ventures
A morning of guided rock climbing with Kyle followed by lunch at The Kitchen.  Minimum Bid: $500. 

Award-Winning Chef, Hosea Rosenberg - Founder, Blackbelly

Lunch with celebrity chef Hosea Rosenberg at his new Restaurant Blackbelly Market in Mid Summer - Enjoy Top Chef in his zone.

David Ziegert - General Manager, Celestial Seasonings

Happy hour with David Ziegert at Celestial Seasonings for (5) people followed by a private tour of the plant with David.  Date to be agreed upon with all parties.   

Tickets - includes Celebration of the Arts
Members: $65
Non Members: $95

Celebration of the Arts: Boulder Arts Week Fundraiser (After Glow) & Performance Schedule
After the awards celebration bring the night to life with our CELEBRATION OF THE ARTS event brought to you in collaboration with Boulder Arts Week. Special performances 7:30pm-9:30pm. Tickets to CELEBRATION OF THE ARTS included in the Celebration of Leadership price. Cash Bar.  

Individual admission for the Celebration of the Arts only are $10.00 per person (children under 16 are free!) and will help fund Boulder Arts Week 2015. Click Here
for the lineup of talented artists who will be performing for this signature Boulder Arts Week event! Pre-Register Online! CASH ONLY at the door.

Click here to learn more about the awards and leadership recognition

Click here to look at past award winners

Special Thank you to President Sponsor:

In partnership with

Special Thanks to the Boulder Theater
Thanks to our President and Vice President Sponsors

Thanks to our Member Sponsors


Click here to learn more about the awards and leadership recognition

Click here to look at past award winners
Nominations were accepted for the Celebration of Leadership awards that will recognize outstanding business leaders in the Boulder region in such categories as Business Leader of the Year and Innovator of the Year. Nominations have closed. Questions? Contact neal.lurie@boulderchamber.com

By attending this event, photographs of event and individuals will be public and possibly used on future marketing for the Boulder Chamber and its associated members.  Credit/Refunds for Celebration of Leadership tickets are only available 4 days prior to the event.  After Glow: There are no refunds and proceeds will support the Boulder Arts Week.

Cancelations and Refunds: 4 days prior to event.

For more information contact the Chamber 303.442.1044
Event Sponsors:

Presidential Sponsor

Vice President


Media Sponsor

Member Sponsor

Boulder Theater
2032 14th St, Boulder, CO 80302
Date/Time Information:
Wed.,  April 2
Tentative Schedule
5:00 - Boulder Arts Week Performance & Networking
5:30-7:00pm - Celebration & Awards

CELEBRATION OF THE ARTS (Afterglow) - 7:30 Doors re-open
Musical Guests and Networking
Evening Agenda
Contact Information:
events@boulderchamber.com or 303.442.1044
$65. Members & Guests
$95. Non-Members
Celebration of the Arts included in ticket
Individual Celebration of the Arts Admission:  $10.00
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