If you want to make a hit and create a convention that nobody is going to want to miss, choose a mountain destination in Colorado to have your next convention. No matter what time of year, the mountain resorts are up to the challenge. In the Winter, of course, it’s all about Winter sports. But in the Summer, there is a myriad of things to do before, after and during the convention. Many of the resorts offer state-of-the-art convention facilities where your participants will be able to mix business with a healthy dose of pleasure.
The Summit County resorts of Breckenridge, Keystone and Copper Mountain are the closest resorts to Denver, a little over an hour away. Resort properties like the Beaver Run Resort in Breckenridge have successfully hosted many conventions through the years. In fact, Keystone Resort boats over 100,000 square feet of space alone. If you want to feel at the top of the world Copper Mountain Resort can supply 68,000 square feet. So unless your convention has thousands of participants these resorts can accommodate you in fine style.
Further West, Vail and Beaver Creek resorts are famous for hosting conventions and gatherings of all sorts. Mix your business with world class skiing in the Winter and incomparable golf choices in the Summer. Hotels like the Lodge at Vail and the Westin Riverfront in Avon, or the Ritz-Carlton in Bachelor Gulch will leave your convention participants begging for more!
The Historic silver mining town of Aspen is on everybody’s A-list. The Aspen Meadows Resort in town and the Snowmass Conference Center in the adjacent resort of Snowmass both offer a perfect Rocky Mountain setting for your convention. There are also a variety of small to medium sized hotels with facilities that will fit the bill.
Looking to add real cowboy flavor to your next convention? Head on over to Steamboat Springs. The Steamboat Grand Resort Hotel and Conference Center offers 17,000 square feet of convention space which hosts a variety of groups each year. Equally unique, Telluride is the San Juan Mountains of the State is known as a festival town that features music and art events throughout the year. With 1500 guest rooms and up to 11,000 square feet of convention space, this choice will place your annual gathering in this idyllic locale.
There are more smaller mountain resort destinations capable of handling intimate conventions looking to get away from it once and for all. The variety of these mountain resorts is sure to put a smile on the face of your attendees and insure a good turnout for your convention, no matter what time of year you choose to plan it.