Events & Programs Overview

Signature Events

C-Level @ A Mile High Programs

July 30, 2020
Empower Field at Mile High  |  Denver

C-Level @ A Mile High is where Colorado tech companies can go beyond networking, do business and build lasting relationships. We gather top CXOs from Colorado and beyond for one evening to provide businesses of all sizes the opportunity to meet these individuals, bid on their time and follow up on project opportunities. It’s the perfect opportunity to build relationships with peers, win business and be introduced to tech companies and influential IT leaders in a setting unlike any other within Colorado. 

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WIT Logo Programs

August 20, 2020
Spruce Mountain Ranch  |  Larkspur

The Women in Technology Conference (WIT) is a full-day, women-only retreat celebrating women across Colorado’s growing tech community. Participants hear from a variety of dynamic speakers and engage in meaningful discourse on thought leadership, innovation, opportunities and challenges surrounding women in today’s tech workforce. Enjoy a jam-packed day of direct access to executive-level women and community leaders from all corners of Colorado tech as well as the opportunity to network with other women in technology.

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December 2020
Location TBD

SheTech is a one-day event for 9th and 10th grade female students featuring hands-on activities in
science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) alongside professionals from a variety of
backgrounds and industries. Industry members are invited to showcase their company by hosting an
immersive Tech Workshop or TechZone Activity at the event.

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apex_awards programs

January 2021
Location TBD

The APEX Awards recognize Colorado’s technology excellence, highlighting remarkable leaders and innovators. Since 2001, CTA has hosted this prestigious event to bring together the community and celebrate the exceptional people, companies and accomplishments of the year. Join us as we recognize the best of the best in Colorado tech!

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The Commons on Champa

Whether you are a long-time member or thinking about joining, these informal gatherings are your
ticket to meeting our network and receiving information on CTA and all the ways you can get involved in our community.


Business leaders are being faced with unprecedented uncertainty. The Leadership Now series provides
strategies, tools and resources to thrive amid the turbulence. This challenging environment requires
innovation and new approaches to enhance business performance. This series will provide leaders a
playbook to envision a new future and uncover the opportunities in times of change. Topics include:
Employment Law, Crisis Communications, Mental Health/Wellness, Technology Tools, Economic

March 3, 2020
Colorado State Capitol | Denver

Tech Day at the Capitol is an event for tech companies in Colorado to represent the state’s tech industry and connect with policy makers to educate and inform them on your company or organization and the role you play in the overall Colorado tech ecosystem. Receive the latest updates and showcase your company and technology to our state leaders.

February 11-12, 2020
United States Capitol | Eashington D.C.

The DC Fly-In provides an opportunity for CTA members to learn the latest on tech policy issues from experts and decision makers at CompTIA’s tech policy conference and offers communication with Colorado’s Congressional Delegation.

April, June, September, November 2020
Various Locations

The Insights Series explores the latest emerging technologies and features a deep dive into tech topics. Each breakfast event features an expert analyst, diverse panel and hands-on experiences. 2019 topics included “Top Emerging Technologies to Watch”, “Business Intelligence and Analytics in this Era of AI”, “Future of Work: Preparing for the New Normal”, “Next Generation Customer Experience: Using Data Analytics and AI to Drive Differentiation”.

The Commons on Champa

Your long-term success depends on the ability to effectively listen and confidently present your ideas.
Hosted by CTA in partnership with The Moxy Lab, this course is focused on listening intelligence. This
course will benefit anyone working for a tech organization or in a tech role. Those best served by the
course will be individuals who are mid-career to directors.

September 2020
Various Locations

Member happy hours bring together our network in a casual, intimate setting to connect and build
relationships with fellow CTA members and the CTA team.


Launched by our Women in Tech CO Council, our Womenar series are bi-monthly webinars that aim to
identify and understand the issues facing women in technology and leadership positions. We invite both men and women to engage in these bi-monthly programs.


Various Locations

Tech Talent Denver is an industry-led council that serves to support, educate and train a viable
technology sector workforce by acting as a voice for the tech industry, collaborating with community and regional partners and advocating for the development of a strong technology workforce through
outreach and regional collaboration opportunities. Tech company executives, hiring managers and HR representatives are welcome, as our public partners focused on education and workforce development for the technology community.

Various Locations

Bridging and informing industry and government to drive smart policy that fosters and protects a
thriving, innovative technology climate. The Tech Affairs Council is a bi-monthly breakfast meeting of
CTA members coming together to discuss policy and regulatory issues impacting or potentially
impacting the Colorado tech community. Each meeting features an update on relevant issues and a
presentation from stakeholders in the tech policy community.

Various Locations

The Women in Tech CO Council is attended by the heads of women’s corporate networks. Through the
meetings, these leaders build relationships and share best practices for starting and supporting a
women’s corporate network and engage in related women-in-tech-focused programs and initiatives.