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Green Business Roundtable

The Green Business Roundtable (GBR) is one of the most innovative and successful lunchtime networking events in Durango. Routinely attended by over 90 business leaders, elected officials, and influential community members, GBR inspires innovative discussions on timely issues affecting our region. GBR is non-partisan.


2019-2020 Season

We kicked off the 2019-20 season on September 11th. You won’t want to miss any, so mark your calendars for the 2nd Wednesday of each month through April 2020. You can purchase your Block Reservation the remaining luncheons here.

2019-2020 Season

How it works

Lunch and ample networking time is provided prior to the 25-minute presentation. Local, regional, and national speakers engage us in diverse topics related to business, the regional economy and environmental stewardship. Attendee announcements close out each meeting, which we limit to 1 hour.

Block Reservations: Reserve your seat for all remaining lunches of the season.  No RSVP necessary for block reservation holders and they are  fully transferable – so send a colleague or friend if you are unable to attend. Purchase your block reservation or contact to reserve.

Monthly Reservations: Purchase or RSVP by the Thursday prior to each luncheon either through the events page on this website or emailing Payment of $17 for lunch is implied, no-shows or cancellations with less than 48 hours notice may be invoiced. The price for walk-ins or late RSVPs is $22. Reservations will be released at 12:10.

Walk-Ins: A limited number of walk-ins are available without RSVPs for $22.

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2019-2020 Sponsors

Logo for Durango Land and Homes
Mantell-Hecathorn Builders Logo 2018
Priority Financial
Carvers logo
Edward Jones Logo
LPEA 80 years logo
Alpine Bank Logo
Durango Nursery
Logo for the Rochester Hotel
Roll LLC Logo

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