Event Planning in Colorado
Beaver Creek Resort Welcomes Jim Kellen as New Director of Marketing
Beaver Creek Resort recently announced that Jim Kellen is to serve as the new director of marketing for the resort. Kellen joins the Beaver Creek team from Molson Coors where he held a variety of roles including brand manager for Coors Light, director of strategy and commercial development and director of marketing innovation. Jim will be responsible for leading Beaver Creek marketing strategy and plans. Click here for more information on Beaver Creek Resort.
Summer Starts Early in Breckenridge!
Summer officially begins June 20, but it starts a few days early in Breckenridge. June 16 and 17 brings a free heritage celebration that honors Breckenridge’s mining past with the wildly creative Outhouse Races, gold panning, historical scavenger hunts and more. Also that weekend, the National Repertory Orchestra performs an opening night concert, the Breckenridge Fun Park opens for summer and the community gathers for the official Town Party. Click here for more information on Breckenridge.
The DoubleTree by Hilton Breckenridge Undergoing Second Phase of Renovations This Spring
This spring, The DoubleTree by Hilton Breckenridge is completely renovating its restaurant, hallways and pool area. Come visit this beautiful mountain destination with access to recreation year-round and great group travel rates this summer, which include the following specials:
Now – June 14: $89 includes free meeting room rental, free Wi-Fi and HHonors bonus points for meeting planners
June 15 – Sept. 17: $109 includes free meeting room rental, free Wi-Fi and HHonors bonus points for meeting planners
Event and meeting planners call for more information, contact David Sudduth, Director of Marketing and Sales, at 970-547-5520 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. Click here for more information on Breckenridge Hospitality.
Aspen Music Festival and School’s 2012 Season Calendar Now Available
Aspen Music Festival and School’s season event calendar, in its entirety, is now available online. The eight-week festival, led by Robert Spano in his first season as music director, comprises more than 300 events and presents more than 800 student and professional musicians from June 28 to Aug. 19. Purchase your pass or tickets online or by phone at 970-925-9042. Click here to view the season calendar. Click here for more information on Aspen Music Festival and School.
New Spaces, New Deals at Hotel Monaco Denver
Hotel Monaco Denver is opening the curtain on their completely renovated banquet spaces. To celebrate, book a May event and you’ll receive a choice of one of the following perks:
- One room night at the Hotel Monaco
- $150 credit at the Aveda Spa
- A private wine tasting for ten in their Wine Cellar
- Custom cocktail consultation with their ace mixologist
Contact Sarah McHugh at 303-294-3057 to plan your event and claim your perk. Click here for information on Hotel Monaco Denver.
Vail Cascade Resort Launches Regionally-Inspired Craft Beer, Creative Cuisine Series
Vail Cascade Resort & Spa recently launched the Vail Valley’s first regionally-inspired Craft Beer, Creative Cuisine series, which includes monthly educational events that showcase a different brewmaster as well as three learning packages focusing on craft beer, food pairings and dessert duos. This new program is a great team-building component or educational element for meetings held at Vail Cascade. Click here for more information on this offer. Click here for more information on Vail Cascade Resort.
Destination Colorado Meeting Planner News
Destination Colorado will be attending the following shows in 2012:
Association for Continuing Legal Education (ACLEA) Annual Meeting: July 28-31 in Denver
IMEX America: Oct. 9-11 in Las Vegas
Rejuvenate Marketplace: Oct. 23-25 in Columbus, Ohio
Holiday Showcase Chicago by Association Forum: Dec. 13 in Chicago
Destination Colorado’s Front Range Trade Show: TBD