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Colorado Ranches Provide Unique Destinations for Meetings & Events

By Beth Buehler Colorado is extremely fortunate to have numerous guest and working ranches. Sometimes they are both or simply a venue with a storied past. Ranches symbolize the West with large open spaces, cowboys, horses, barns and other iconic gathering spaces, and a whole saddle bag full of activities, even ones you wouldn’t expect… Read more »



How to Plan Colorado Incentive Trips

By Beth Buehler Incentive travel trips are meant to be special—a nod for a job well done. Not just any destination will suffice when top employees and partners are being recognized and presented with experiences to be remembered. Colorado excels as an incentive travel destination due to top-notch hotels and resorts, unique guest ranches, a… Read more »



Break Up Intensive Meeting Schedules with Colorado Fun 

By Kathy Fort Carty You selected Colorado for a meeting for a reason. With 300 days of sunshine, natural beauty around every corner and an endless amount of activities, this is the place to be. We all know meetings can become stressful and long and sometimes, it is difficult to keep attention spans on point…. Read more »



Our Customer Appreciation Event – 8/24/2017

Our Customer Appreciation Event is one of the most popular events of the year, and this year’s event is going to rock.  Literally.  We’re hosting our members and their best clients with a private reception at Red Rocks followed by a performance from “1964” – a Beatles tribute band. If you are a planner who… Read more »



Colorado Destination Wedding Checklist

Download Complete Colorado Destination Wedding Checklist Congratulations on your engagement! You have the ring, posted your selfies all over social media and now people are inundating you with questions about your wedding day; where will it be, what is the date, who is in the wedding party? Not to worry, Destination Colorado has carefully curated… Read more »



How to Plan a Colorado Event

By Beth Buehler Looking for an event location that gets people excited about attending and perhaps even lingering longer? Colorado is an ideal destination for both gatherings and add-on travel, and the Destination Colorado website is a information-filled resource that connects event planners to a talented team of partners well-versed at assisting corporate and leisure… Read more »



Destination Colorado In Texas

Destination Colorado is pleased to announce our 2017 Texas Showcase, combining Fort Worth on September 26th and Dallas on September 27th from 4pm-7pm.  We will be hosting a reception followed by a Colorado-themed fashion show at two Neiman Marcus locations: Fort Worth:  9/26 4pm-7pm at Neiman Marcus, 5200 Monahans Avenue, Fort Worth, TX 76109 Dallas:  9/27 4pm-7pm at Neiman… Read more »



5 Tips for Creating a Strong RFP for an Event or Meeting

By Sarah Reynolds Lasser Colorado is a great year-round destination for a meeting or event. Utilize these best practices when creating an RFP to save you time and receive the most comprehensive responses and proposals from Colorado communities, hotels, venues and more. Include alternate dates and patterns in your RFP – The more flexible you… Read more »



How to Plan a Colorado Destination Meeting

By Beth Buehler Planning a destination meeting is one of my favorite topics to write about regarding Colorado’s meetings and events industry. The reason why? Although the state’s cities are off the charts amazing as meeting locations, there are so many great off-the-beaten-path options to share as well. Just as destination weddings have regained traction… Read more »



Why Colorado [video]

With over 78 million Google search results trying to lure you to their meeting destinations and conference facilities, who has enough time to research the perfect fit? Let me shorten your search efforts to one word, Colorado. Every destination meeting and event planner has a budget to meet. When you need to appease various tiers… Read more »