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Invest in Women: 2023 Annual Luncheon with special guest, Sallie Krawcheck.

know before you go - 2023 Annual Luncheon

The Women’s Foundation of Colorado – 2023 Annual Luncheon
Date: Thursday, September 21, 2023
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

What to Expect:

  • Registration begins promptly at 11:00 a.m. Doors open at 11:15 a.m. Demi "DJ DEMIGOD" Harvey will be performing at 11:15 a.m., so we encourage everyone to make their way to the Mile High Ballroom at that time. The program will begin at 11:30 a.m. 
  • Physical tickets are not required. Pick up your nametag and enjoy the day.
  • Please note that our meal is served family style, and comes vegan, gluten-free, and free of major allergens with vegan and non-vegan protein options. Please see the solutions desk upon arrival if you need further information about your meal.
  • An unattended coat check will be available in the reception area.
  • *Parking is available in the Convention Center parking garage or the Denver Center for the Performing Arts.
  • We recommend sustainable transportation: RTD light rail – D, F, and H stop at the Convention Center

Digital Program:

Cover of 2023 Annual Luncheon Digital Program with Sallie Krawcheck and FirstBank logoOur full luncheon program is available now digitally! This digital program will serve as your go-to resource during the event, and includes information about the program lineup, speakers, honorary chairs, luncheon chairs, and more!

Read our Digital Luncheon Program



Colorado Convention Center
700 14th Street, Denver
Mile High Ballroom
Phone: 303.228.8000
Website: denverconvention.com

Information for in-person attendees: 

Check-in at the Colorado Convention Center will begin at 11:00am and doors open at 11:15. Demi "DJ DEMIGOD" Harvey will be performing at 11:15 a.m., so we encourage everyone to make their way to the Mile High Ballroom at that time. The program will begin at 11:30 a.m. 

*Parking at The Colorado Convention Center

Consider alternative transportation in order to avoid traffic (and parking fees!). Denver's RTD system offers bus as well as rail transportation.

Parking is available in the Colorado Convention Center's parking *garage. There are several surface lots within walking distance as well, and you can also use an app like Spot Hero to find and book parking.

If you are coming to a scheduled event in the facility, DPAC or any venue downtown, please arrive early and remember to use the quick and easy automated pay stations. The current parking rates are as follows:

Parking Rates:
Park up to 8 Hours: $12.00
Park up to 12 Hours: $15.00
Park up to 18 Hours: $17.00
Park up to 24 Hours: $25.00

Due to the expansion of the Colorado Convention Center their parking garage capacity has been reduced. You may need to find alternative parking. There are many lots and garages around the Convention Center so please plan ahead or plan to ride share or use public transportation. Please reference “Other Parking Options” for alternatives to the garage here.

Accessible Parking:
Designated handicapped parking is available on all three levels of the parking garage. A valid state issued handicapped placard or license plate is required. All disability parking is on a first-come, first-served basis and requires payment at the automated pay stations.

Click here for a map to the Colorado Convention Center

Getting to the Center | RTD | Bicycle/Walking | Directions to the Colorado Convention Center

Alternative Transportation


The Denver’s Regional Transportation District (RTD) offers eco-friendly transportation by Bus or Light Rail services within and around the City of Denver. RTD also offers a shuttle services skyRide to and from the Denver International Airport.


Denver has a vast trail system and many bicycle friendly streets. Click here for complete bike and trail maps of Denver and surrounding areas.

Accessibility and Special Needs:

Mobile Cart: There will be a mobile cart at the front of the Convention Center to transport you to The Mile High Ballroom should you need. Elevators are located straight back towards the ballroom, continue past the escalators and the elevator is located on the back wall to the right hand side.

Lactation Room: A completely furnished lactation room will be available from 10am until 1:30pm.

ASL Interpretation: ASL interpretive services will be provided for guests with translation needs. Please notify us in advance if you would like to take advantage of these services.

Spanish Interpretation: Live Spanish interpretation will be provided during Thursday's program. If interested, you can pick up your interpretation device at registration.

Se proporcionará interpretación en español en vivo durante el programa de jueves. Si le interesa, puede recoger su dispositivo de interpretación en la mesa de registro.

The Women’s Foundation of Colorado is committed to accessibility and inclusion for all people. If you have any additional dietary restrictions or need special accommodations, please contact Elva Escobedo at elvae@wfco.org for questions about accessibility or to request accommodations.

Public Service Announcement:

COVID cases are rising as fall approaches. If you are not feeling well on September 21, we kindly ask you to please consider staying home or wearing a mask to keep others safe.

If You Can't Make It:

We're sorry we won't see you this year. However, you can still support our state's only community foundation focused on gender, racial, and economic equity by donating here

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