German American Chamber to Co-Host Wind Energy Delegation from Germany

The Colorado Chapter of the German American Chamber of Commerce (GACC-CO) and the Colorado CleanTech Industry Association (CCIA) will host a breakfast networking reception in Denver with a delegation of eight wind energy companies visiting from Germany in search of business opportunities.

The event is set for Thursday, November 11, 2010, from 7:30 to 9:30am followed by individual meetings between attendees and the German companies. For more information, visit or contact John Bennett via email to Bennett (at) or via telephone at 303 946-7091. While open to the public, reservations are required.

These German industry leaders (background information available on the GACC-CO Website) want to develop relationships with a variety of Colorado wind energy industry contacts including: wind turbines OEMs, turbine tools suppliers, turbine construction companies, project development companies, firms with transmission experience, wind energy technology suppliers, wind farm designers, construction companies and contractors responsible for concrete foundations, and operations & maintenance companies responsible for ongoing maintenance of existing wind farms.

In addition to co-hosts GACC-CO and CCIA, event sponsors are the Colorado Office of Economic Development & International Trade, Anton Law Group, Prairie Development Corporation in Stratton and Rothgerber Johnson & Lyons LLP.

The GACC-CO also noted several future events for its members and friends.

In November the GACC-CO offers Treffpunkt Business (international business networking for opportunities in Germany) at India’s Pearl restaurant in Denver at 6pm on Thursday, November 18. For more info, see

Friends of the GACC-CO, the French American Chamber of Commerce, will host “Beaujolais & Beyond Festival.” Indulge yourself with great wine, French cuisine and more on Thursday, November 18, 2010, from 6 to 10pm. More info at

GACC-CO members will want to attend "Emerging Markets- Doing Business in Politically-Sensitive Countries" by Denver Board of Realtors on Tuesday, November 30, 2010. the presentation includes a segment on Europe. More info at

Finally, Denver can meet the international business community when the GACC-CO hosts “Euro-Networking” on December 1, 2010, at the VQ Hotel in Denver from 6 to 8pm. More info and reservations at

The German American Chamber of Commerce – Colorado Chapter is the initial contact for German companies considering business in the Rocky Mountain region and connects German decision-makers with their U.S. counterparts. 

Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade. OEDIT fosters a positive business climate encouraging quality economic development through financial and technical assistance in support of local and regional economic development activities throughout the State of Colorado. OEDIT offers programs and services for Business Development at every level.

Colorado CleanTech Industry Association. Founded in 2008, CCIA is a statewide organization dedicated to promoting Colorado’s cleantech industry. It is the only industry-led, industry-focused cleantech group in the state. CCIA’s mission is to provide advocacy, public policy leadership, development and education in the cleantech sector. 

Anton Law Group represents mid-sized companies conducting business around the world. Clients range from green aircraft engine developers to machine tool and solar cell manufacturers. Firm expertise includes international business, import/export regulations, government contracts, aviation and commercial law and more.

PDC is a non-profit economic development organization promoting and serving communities and businesses in Cheyenne, Elbert, Lincoln and Kit Carson Counties — a place they call “Colorado’s Central Plains.”

Nationally recognized for its litigation and corporate practices, RJ&L, founded in 1903, provides a wide range of legal services to a variety of industries including energy and renewables, banking, securities, employment, real estate, insurance, taxation, international business, and corporate law. Headquartered in Denver, RJ&L serves clients nationally and internationally and maintains offices in Colorado Springs and Casper, Wyoming.

FACC is a self-funding, independent, non-profit, member-driven organization that promotes and develops commercial exchange, trade and investment between France and the Rocky Mountain region.

The German American Chamber of Commerce – Colorado Chapter promotes international business between companies in the Rocky Mountain region and Germany and other German speaking countries of Europe.