Colorado Business Committee for the Arts (CBCA) works to advance Colorado’s creative economy by connecting business and the arts. We accomplish our mission through year-round advocacy, research, training, and arts engagement efforts. Become a CBCA Member today!

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CBCA’s 28th Annual Business for the Arts Awards

Nomination Deadline: Friday, October 24, 2014

Successful companies and business leaders recognize that arts involvement has a positive impact on their people, culture and performance.  At the annual Business for the Arts Awards luncheon, CBCA will honor businesses and individuals for their exemplary partnerships and engagement with the arts.

Click HERE to nominate an outstanding business or individual by October 24 by 5:00 pm.

CBCA will contact nominees and ask them to complete a short application by November 10. Finalists will be announced in mid-December. Winners will be announced at CBCA’s 28th Annual Business for the Arts Awards luncheon on Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at the DCPA.

Multiple nominations and self-nominations are accepted. Questions?  Contact Meredith Badler, Administrative & Events Coordinator at 303-282-5135 or email

2015 Awards Judges

  • Joe Blake, Chancellor Emeritus, Colorado State University
  • Margaret Hunt, Director, Colorado Creative Industries
  • Rich Kylberg, Vice President, Corporate Communications, Arrow Electronics
  • Sacha Millstone, Senior Vice President, Investments, The Millstone Evans Group of Raymond James & Associates
  • Jandel T. Allen-Davis, MD, Vice President, Government and External Relations, Kaiser Permanente

Learn more about the 2015 Business for the Arts Awards HERE.

PrintFolio is a limited edition suite of four original fine art prints by well-known Denver artists. This project aims to highlight Denver’s vibrant visual arts scene and encourage art collecting in the community. Proceeds benefit CBCA Leadership Arts, a training program for people interested in serving on nonprofit arts and cultural boards of directors. The Leadership Arts Alumni Network spearheaded this effort.

PrintFolio is $500.  Click here to view the artwork and learn more about the project.