Exercising Passion, Sharing Your Voice
Take your seat at the table by joining a council of the Downtown Denver Partnership.
Do you want to make a lasting impact on Downtown Denver?
Joining a council is your chance to step up to the mic and become an active city builder. Our councils span a broad range of strategic topics and are open only to our Members.Download Application
Explore our Councils:Councils-at-a-glance
Economic Development Council
Economic Development Council identifies, develops and facilitates the Partnership’s role in city, regional, and state economic development activities to enhance and maintain the economic vitality of Downtown Denver.
Member Experience Council
The Member Experience Council, chaired by Adam Sands of FirstBank, establishes strategies and policy recommendations to ensure that the Downtown Denver Partnership recruits and retains business members from diverse industries representing Downtown Denver.
The Mobility Council provides policy guidance and engages in planning processes to ensure Downtown Denver has enhanced mobility options and an integrated transportation network.
Public Realm Council
The Public Realm Council, chaired by Jon Gambrill of Gensler, provides policy guidance and tactical strategies to improve the overall experience of Downtown Denver’s public spaces through urban design, activation, streetscaping, and other public realm initiatives.
The Housing Council, chaired by Amy Hansen of Polsinelli, addresses challenges facing residential development in the center city. The task force reviews and advances housing programs, policies, and initiatives that create and diversify housing opportunities in Downtown Denver and the surrounding center city neighborhoods.
The Retail Council, chaired by Pat McHenry of City Street Investors, pursues the goal of making Downtown Denver a metro and regional shopping destination by attracting national and first-to-market retailers to Downtown.
The Women’s Council engages members who are committed to accelerating the growth of businesses founded by women in the Denver Metro region. This council directly serves The Commons on Champa, the public resource center created by the Downtown Denver Partnership, through innovative public-private partnerships to advance economic prosperity through entrepreneurship and innovation. The Council oversees Women on the Rise, a program of The Commons on Champa that fosters community and builds resource and support networks for entrepreneurial women. Please contact Kalen Acquisto for more information.