CBCA has moved offices! Our new address and phone number are:

789 Sherman St, Suite 280, Denver, CO 80203

(720) 428-6720

Colorado Business Committee for the Arts (CBCA) works to advance Colorado’s creative economy by connecting business and the arts. We achieve this through advocacy, research, training, volunteerism and arts engagement. 

Become a CBCA Member today!

Read our October 2016 Inside Track Newsletter.




Arts and economic activity show gains in cultural tourism and jobs

Study shows continued economic contributions by the arts, cultural and scientific organizations in metro Denver

Cultural tourism saw its greatest gains ever and jobs in arts, cultural and scientific organizations have reached pre-great recession levels according to the new CBCA Economic Activity Study of Metro Denver Culture released on October 5, 2016 with a breakfast event at the Seawell Grand Ballroom at the Denver Performing Arts Complex. Learn more!

Download the full 2016 Economic Activity Study

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Call for Nominations

The Business for the Arts Awards honor exemplary arts and business partnerships from across the state. CBCA is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Business for the Arts Awards. Award applications are due by November 16.


Learn more about the Business for the Arts Awards coming up on March 15, 2017. If you have questions about the nomination process, contact Meredith Badler at mbadler@cbca.org or 720-428-6720.

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Colorado Attorneys for the Arts (CAFTA) is a legal referral service that pairs volunteer attorneys with qualified individual artists, creative businesses and cultural nonprofits to receive free legal assistance. Read the press release.

Copyright your artwork. Negotiate the lease on your studio. Trademark your band’s name. Draft a performance contract. Incorporate your creative business. Take your career to the next level. Learn more about CAFTA and how you can apply to receive pro bono legal support.

CAFTA is recruiting volunteer attorneys.  CAFTA provides a unique opportunity for attorneys to work directly with Colorado’s creative community by helping artists, cultural nonprofits and creative businesses that are unable to pay with a variety of legal issues. Register to be a Volunteer AttorneyYour legal expertise is a valuable resource to Colorado’s creative economy!