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Our annual cornerstone event, A-List is one of the most anticipated business events in the metro area that brings together more than 1,500 business, civic, and political leaders to celebrate the economic successes of the City of Aurora, Adams County, and Arapahoe County. Past A-List speakers have included President Bill Clinton; Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak; Tennis Pro and Philanthropist Andre Agassi; two-time Pulitzer Prize winning author, David McCullough; former CIA, NSA Chief General Michael Hayden; political power couple James Carville and Mary Matalin; NBC News Political Director Chuck Todd; former Treasury Secretary John Snow; World Cup and Olympic Champion, Lindsey Vonn; and Weekend Update co-anchor of Saturday Night Live, Colin Jost, to name a few.

A-List 2021 Presented by Adams County
Aurora – Answering the Call

Commander Rorke T. Denver USN (ret.)
US Navy SEAL, Author, Actor

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Tuesday, September 14, 2021
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center

Commander Rorke T. Denver has run training for the U.S. Navy SEALs and led special-forces missions in the Middle East, Africa, Latin America, and other international hot spots. Denver is the founder of Ever Onward, a brand designed to use Navy SEAL principles to call leaders to be bold so they can perform at their highest levels.

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Events for our community

Aurora EDC hosts a variety of events throughout the year both in-person and virtual, bringing together members of the community to learn, celebrate, and engage. We strive to create a two-way dialogue in these events to maximize the value for attendees.

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Member-exclusive events

Our member organizations receive access to exclusive events from small-format roundtables with elected officials to industry networking events, special presentations, and more.

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Virtual events

Virtual events allow us to connect our local community with stakeholders from across Colorado to places like Washington, D.C. We host events like virtual policy forums with the Colorado Congressional delegation and local, state, and federal leaders.

Partner events

We regularly create opportunities with our partners to celebrate community and project milestones like groundbreakings, topping off ceremonies, grand openings, and more. We have an extensive local media network and can help organize guest speakers including elected officials.