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About The Chamber

The Ridgway Area Chamber of Commerce is organized to achieve the objectives of promoting business and community growth and development in the Town of Ridgway and the surrounding area. 

2017 Lodging Tax Report

2017 was a banner year for the Ridgway Area Chamber of Commerce. Read about how the Ridgway Lodging Tax and other revenues supported our various activities from tourism advertising to a new website, Visitor Center improvements and more. 2017 Lodging Tax Report

2018 Marketing Plan Coming Soon

The marketing program is led and executed by the Chamber Director and Board of Directors with continual input from local businesses and stakeholders. Many of the budgeted allocations are based on industry best practices, and we look forward to achieving efficiencies through regional partnerships and collaborations. The Chamber incorporates several of the Town of Ridgway’s important programs into the various elements of this plan, including the summer concert series and RAMP UP project. Additionally, we will look forward to collaboration on Town initiatives including the Creative District (where the Chamber has a dedicated liaison), Space to Create and Main Street initiatives (where we are actively partnering on One Ridgway). 

Meet RACC Executive Director Peri Gore

RACC Chamber Manager Peri GorePeri Gore is a well-respected and active member of the Travel Management and Hospitality Industry. Having served her clients for more than twenty-five years in many aspects of Travel Management, Peri’s experience is extensive and comprehensive including hotel site selection, contracting and management, air travel, event planning, onsite event management and account reconciliation. Paying attention to detail and finding what will turn an ordinary event into an extraordinary experience in order to exceed the client’s expectations are special talents that motivate her in the Hospitality Industry. Peri relies on past experiences to bring a high level of expertise to her role as Travel Director and Onsite Event Manager.

Peri attended Texas A&M University and graduated from the University of Texas in Dallas with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management, including a special emphasis on International Business. She is an avid fly fisherman, enjoys hiking, camping and skiing and her love for travel has taken her to more than 50 countries around the world. Peri’s philanthropic interests include being involved with Trout Unlimited and Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing. She is also a member of Professional Convention Management Association.

Recent News & Events

Spring 2018 Youth Volunteer Fair at Ridgway Secondary School

Spring 2018 Youth Volunteer Fair at Ridgway Secondary School

"Welcome to Ridgway – Think Outside" Photo Contest 2018

Call for Entries to the 58th Artists’ Alpine Holiday

Call for Entries to the 58th Artists’ Alpine Holiday

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Visitors Center & Ridgway Area Chamber

The Ridgway Area Chamber of Commerce promotes business and community development in the Town of Ridgway and the surrounding area. The chamber operates the Visitors Center, which is open from May 1 through October 1 and is located at 150 Racecourse Road, Ridgway, Colorado 81432 (across from Citizens Bank off of HWY 62).

Mailing address: P.O. Box 544, Ridgway, Colorado 81432

800.220.4959
970.626.5181
info@ridgwaycolorado.com

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Visitors Center and Ridgway Area Chamber of Commerce

The Ridgway Area Chamber of Commerce is organized to achieve the objectives of promoting business and community growth and development in the Town of Ridgway and the surrounding area. The Visitors Center is located at 150 Racecourse Road, Ridgway, Colorado 81432 (across from Citizens Bank off of Sherman Street/Highway 62).

Mailing address: P.O. Box 544, Ridgway, Colorado 81432

800.220.4959
970.626.5181
raccadmin@ridgwaycolorado.com

Ridgway Area Chamber of Commerce. Managed by Peak Media Company LLC

Welcome to Ridgway


Extra Info

How about yak meat for a meal? Little Ridgway is home to three yak farms! Not only do they sell their products directly to consumers, but they are served on local restaurant and school menus.

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  • Elevation: 6.985'
  • Population: 932 (2013)
  • Sunshine: 300 days / year
  • Summer Temps: 82º / 55º F
  • Winter Temps: 45º / 6º F


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See you in Ridgway

Adventure, night life and all around easy living await you in Ridgway Colorado, gateway to the San Juan Mountains.