How to Create Interest in a New Destination Meeting or Event

By Beth Buehler The decision has been made to create a new destination meeting or event. Maybe it will become an annual gathering or perhaps it’s a one-off to introduce a product, assemble the team for a new sales initiative or invite top clients as a thank you. Regardless, you have to create interest among… Read more »

Sip-Worthy Colorado Cocktails for Groups

By Beth Buehler   Signature cocktails are always fun to try when visiting great Colorado hotels and ranches. As a toast to summer, three Destination Colorado members shared their special recipes.  C Lazy U Ranch  Located near Granby, C Lazy U Ranch is celebrating its 100th anniversary in style with signature cocktails, including the 1919… Read more »

6 Game-Changing Venues for Trade Shows in Boulder, Colorado

By Clay Perry  Is Boulder the next great trade-show-incubator destination?  With the city’s conference space topping out at 9,000 square feet, many emerging trade shows have found Boulder just the perfect size for nurturing small to mid-sized trade shows, expos and events that are just getting off the ground.  A pioneering, innovative spirit (Boulder routinely… Read more »

Durango’s Distinct Meeting Spaces and Adventures

By Marsha Wilson Nestled in southwestern Colorado and surrounded by rugged peaks, Durango is home to some of the state’s best options for groups in the areas of attractive and functional meeting and event spaces and outstanding outdoor, historic and cultural attractions.  Places to Gather Durango is the perfect destination for corporate retreats, company team-building… Read more »

Winter Park Meeting and Event Spaces

By Beth Buehler One of the biggest benefits of Winter Park is being only 67 miles from Denver and slightly off-the-beaten path. However, in my mind it’s the variety of distinct meeting and event venues and lodging and a full quiver of fun activities that make it a destination that should be on the radar… Read more »

Tips for Planning a National Convention in Colorado

By Devon Binder My career as an event professional has allowed me the opportunity to travel and produce events in many wonderful places—London, Paris, the Virgin Islands, Napa Valley, San Francisco and New York City to name a few. Yet, I am always excited to have a client that wants to consider Colorado as the… Read more »

Meeting Facilities in Colorado’s Summit County

By Beth Buehler Head to Summit County in Colorado and tap a huge cache of year-round activities, a wide range of lodging properties and venues, Lake Dillon and historic towns like Breckenridge and Frisco. Well-known ski resorts like Copper Mountain, Keystone and Breckenridge also will influence attendees’ interest in attending a meeting or event.  … Read more »

Five Tips for Administrative Professionals Who Plan Meetings

By Beth Buehler In tandem with Administrative Professionals Day on April 24, 2019, Destination Colorado would like to salute all the great admins out there who plan meetings and are part of meeting planning teams. Without their attention to detail and ability to rally the troops, many a meeting, reception, retreat and more just wouldn’t… Read more »

Best Colorado Places for Small Conferences

By Beth Buehler For more than a decade, I worked as the director of a downtown nonprofit and a downtown revitalization consultant for the Main Street programs in Colorado and Iowa, efforts that were based on the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s Four Point Approach to re-energize central business districts. In both states, award celebrations… Read more »

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