Meeting Ideas

If you are looking for unique ideas to help you plan your next meeting or group get-together in Colorado, you’ve found the right place! Destination Colorado is the only organization dedicated to providing you with a wide plethora of meeting and event options. From meeting venues to banquet halls, dude and guest ranches, specialty retreat centers and so much more. You will find it all here. No matter what type of group you are planning travel to Colorado for, chances are, our members have already handled the same type of group before with aplomb. Start by choosing a meeting or event type from this exhaustive list of possibilities. Move on, to start an RFP, which is as easy as adding items to a shopping cart. Let us do all the hard work by getting your request to everybody you want to see a proposal from in just one click.

Green/Sustainable Meetings & Conferences

Denver not only is a first-tier convention city, it is leading the charge in the area of green meetings. The Colorado Convention Center located in the heart of downtown has been designated LEED Gold by the U.S. Green Building Council and has a sustainable programs manager and a 300,000-kilowatt solar array.  Denver International Airport, the… Read more »


Colorado is known for teaming up to make sure groups like symposiums are expertly served by the venues, caterers, audiovisual companies, speakers, transportation providers and activities that are the best fit, whether in cities, mountain communities or college towns. One of the largest symposiums held in Colorado annually is the Space Foundation’s Space Symposium held… Read more »

Association Meetings

Budweiser Event Center, Loveland CO Colorado is a mecca for association meetings and is national headquarters for organizations as varied as the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association in Centennial and Brewers Association in Boulder. There also are numerous state and local chapters of associations regularly meeting within the state’s borders, resulting in all sorts of resorts,... Read more »

Government & Military Meetings

Government agencies and the military are charged with the task of wisely using taxpayer dollars when planning meetings and conferences, and Colorado hotels, venues and suppliers stand ready to assist with guidelines that must be followed when scheduling these types of gatherings. Search for destination, hotel and venue staff members and properties that have experience… Read more »

Medical, Legal & Continuing Education Programs

Colorado has long been a popular destination for medical and legal conferences and continuing education programs of all types. Frequently the reason is the ability to mix business conversations and learning with activities like skiing, snowboarding, rafting, hiking, fishing and more. Resorts and guest ranches can provide a perfect blend of education and free time,… Read more »

Seminars & Workshops

The beauty of seminars and workshops is that the number of possible Colorado venues and towns where groups can meet is only limited by group size, number of breakout rooms needed, style of meeting rooms required and technology/AV options. If a theatre or auditorium is needed, a conference center, college or performing arts center can… Read more »

Health & Wellness

Colorado is one of the fittest states in the country. Recently, the Centennial State was ranked the nation’s eighth healthiest state in an annual review by United Health Foundation, coming out on top for the lowest percentage of obese adults and adults who have not participated in physical activity in the past 30 days. Health… Read more »

Dude Ranches for Meetings & Events

Ranching has long been part of Colorado’s rich heritage. Experience the West by gathering at one of the many guest ranches and let time slow down for a few days or several hours as guests unplug from daily schedules and the steady demands of technology.   Some ranches have lodging while others serve as premiere… Read more »

Resort Meetings

Some of the major benefits of planning a meeting at Colorado resorts are access to a variety of meeting and event spaces, lodging types, activities, amenities and cuisine. A full-fledge staff of sales and meetings teams to concierges and experienced chefs who are on the cutting edge of culinary trends are an added bonus. The… Read more »

Sports Group Travel

Travel for sports competitions for adults and youth is at an all-time high with marathons, half-marathons, triathlons, hockey and softball tournaments, club sports, swim meets, ski and bike races, dance competitions and more. With top-notch arenas, soccer fields, trails, gyms, ski resorts and other athletic facilities, it’s a busy sports scene year-round in an athletic… Read more »