Events & Programs Overview

Signature Events

February 24, 2022
Grand Hyatt Denver

This year we’re bringing you two great events wrapped up in one epic conference shining a spotlight on Colorado tech! Join us for this year’s Colorado Tech Summit, and you’ll also get to cheer on this year’s APEX Award winners at our Awards Luncheon as part of the event!

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C-Level @ A Mile High Programs

May 19, 2022
Empower Field

C-Level @ A Mile High is where strong relationships begin and tech business gets done. C-Level is CTA’s largest fundraiser helping us to carry out our mission of fueling Colorado’s economy through technology. Join us back in person this year at Empower Field!

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WIT Logo Programs

September 14, 2022
Spruce Mountain Ranch

The Women in Tech (WIT) Conference celebrates women across technology. Attendees will enjoy a full day of direct access to executive-level female-identifying tech and community leaders from all corners of Colorado tech and beyond. Participants hear from a variety of dynamic speakers and engage in meaningful discourse on technology trends, leadership, and the opportunities and challenges facing women building a career in tech.Join us back in person this year at Spruce Mountain Ranch!

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November 8, 2022
The Cable Center

SheTech is a one-day event for 9th and 10th grade female students featuring workshop activities in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) with 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 during the event.

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December 1, 2022
TBD

Join us to end the year at an interactive networking event! In 2021 we gathered at Punch Bowl Social for an ugly sweater contest, pool tournament and ping pong tournament. Our Tech Social is a great way to let your hair down with your fellow members of the Colorado tech community.

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Programs

Quarterly
Locations Vary

Member happy hours bring together our network in a casual, intimate setting with curated conversations to connect and build relationships with fellow CTA members and the CTA team. New to CTA? Join us for a short member orientation prior to the happy hour, during which you’ll get the opportunity to meet the CTA team and connect with fellow members!

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Colorado State Capitol

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.

*This event is not yet scheduled. More information will be released soon.

Date TBD
United States Capitol 

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

*This event is not yet scheduled. More information will be released soon.

Quarterly
Locations Vary

The Insights Series explores the latest emerging technologies and features a deep dive into tech topics. Each event features an expert analyst and diverse expert panel. 2021 topics included, “In Data We Trust… Or Do We? Building Trust in Data”; “Digital Twins: How They are Impacting Business & Tech… Should You be Using Them?”; “Modern Software Development – A Look at the Evolving Trends in Software”; and “Diversity and Inclusion in Tech: Where the Industry Needs to go from Here.”

Bi-monthly
Virtual

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.

YoPro Quarterly Events
In-person

Launched by our Young Professionals Board, our YoPro Quarterly Events bring together young professionals from across the Colorado Tech community for a mixture of networking, professional development and volunteer opportunities.

Committees + Councils

Quarterly
Virtual

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.

Bi-monthly
Virtual

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 meeting of CTA members coming together to discuss policy and regulatory issues impacting the Colorado tech community. Each meeting features an update on relevant issues and a presentation from stakeholders in the tech policy community.

Bi-monthly
Virtual

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.

 

Monthly

The CTA Young Professionals (YoPro) Board supports and creates programming for young professionals in the tech industry and is focused on developing the next generation of leaders as they navigate their careers and businesses. Through professional development and social opportunities this advisory group contributes to the fulfillment of CTA’s mission to advance Colorado’s tech ecosystem through talent, advocacy, economic development and community.