Arizona Immigration Law Could Send Business To Denver

06/30/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Ann Schrader The Denver Post

Colorado and other states may land extra convention trade -- and perhaps even businesses -- in the wake of Arizona's controversial new anti-illegal-immigration law.

"Yes, we've had some calls from two to three groups so far," said Richard Scharf, president and chief executive of the Denver convention and visitor bureau.

The largest is a 2,000-person convention. Visit Denver is "not out prospecting the groups" for business, he said.

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