Member Resources and Communications

ADVERTISING AND SOCIAL MEDIA PROMOTIONS (FREE): Forward any meeting planner relevant news, incentives, unique company or destination facts to stacy@destinationcolorado.com and we’ll promote it on our website and social media platforms.  Paid advertising is also available.

BLOGGING:  We post and promote one blog per week.  Interested in writing a guest blog?  Contact Beth Buehler (you must be a Destination Colorado member).

ENEWSLETTERS:  We send these out once a month to our database of 15,000+ meeting/event professionals.  Check out a few samples from 2019:  January, February, March,

LEADS:  Destination Colorado members have exclusive access to leads from shows that we produce or attend. If you are looking for a specific list, contact stacy@destinationcolorado.com.

MEETING PLANNER GUIDEBOOK: This directory is distributed to meeting planners at all shows/events that Destination Colorado hosts or exhibits at, and it has become a great resource for meeting planners who are interested in Colorado as a destination.  Please access our 2019 book here . New member?  Not listed?  Send us your company contact information and a 100-word description so we have that on file for our 2020 book. If you are a DMO who would like to provide photos for this book, please send them to stacy@destinationcolorado.com.

YOUR LISTING ON OUR WEBSITE: Need to update your listing with fresh content?  Contact stacy@destinationcolorado.com for instructions.

SALES TIPS AND MARKETING MATERIALS: Why Colorado? 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 us help shorten your client’s search efforts to one word, “Colorado.” Use this flyer in your sales and marketing efforts (it’s free!)

WEDDING PLANNERS: We put together a checklist and guide for wedding planners, and we welcome you to download it for free.

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DESTINATION COLORADO BOARD OF DIRECTORS:  We have a very engaged and hard-working Board of Directors running the Destination Colorado show.  Click here for the current list of people serving you.

DESTINATION COLORADO PARTNERS:

Colorado Meetings & Events Print & Digital Magazine: With over 20,000 readers, Colorado Meetings & Events magazine is published four times a year! To maximize planning cycles, reader interest and engagement, Colorado Meetings & Events magazine delivers unique localized content to the leading meeting event planners in the region.  Written and edited locally with support from local advertising, this is the premiere content serving the needs of both meeting planners and industry experts.  For most people, over 80% of their business derives from local or regional companies planning their meetings in their own backyard.  Therefore, Colorado Meetings + Events should be the #1 choice for advertising to the people who can impact your business the most. Here is a link to our website https://co.meetingsmags.com/. Highly targeted and cost-effective digital options are available as part of a comprehensive overall marketing approach.

Mountain Meetings Magazine Print & Digital Magazine: Mountain Meetings Magazine is the best resource for reaching the meeting and event community for the Western Mountain region! Two times per year, we offer seasonally specific, targeted editorial content focused exclusively on why mountain destinations are unforgettable and award-winning for meetings and events. Link to the website https://mtn.meetingsmags.com/ With over 100,000 readers, you can rest assured knowing your message is reaching key decision-makers. We fill the need for updated news through our website, mtn.meetingsmags.com and monthly e-newsletters that provide exclusive content and current event updates, all sent directly to subscribers. Simply put, we’re the premier Western Mountain region resource for meetings and event pros. Our Mountain Meetings magazine is poly bagged/direct mailed to meeting planners and industry professionals with our current Meetings + Events magazines in Colorado, California, Texas, Illinois and Northwest (Washington, Oregon and Idaho) for Spring and Fall  providing unequalled penetration to a highly targeted planner audience that can exponentially increase group sales meetings/events business!

MPIMeeting Professionals International (MPI), the meeting and event industry’s largest and most vibrant global community, helps members thrive by providing human connections to knowledge and ideas, relationships and marketplaces. MPI membership is comprised of more than 24,000 members belonging to 71 chapters and clubs worldwide. For additional information visit www.mpiweb.org or contact  klaurimaa@mpiweb.org/817-966-0223.

Northstar & Successful Meetings – with a monthly circulation over 70,000, Successful Meetings is written for meeting planners across all industries. Successful Meetings educates and provides resources for all levels of corporate, association and independent meeting managers and buyers about how to create and execute all types of meetings. Visit www.successfulmeetings.com and click HERE to contact Sharon Freeark for more information.

Plan Your Meetings (PYM) is an educational and social resource for people who plan meetings and events. Everything we do is designed to educate, empower, inspire and connect them to the resources they need to plan better meetings and events. We do this by creating award-winning multimedia content online, digitally, on social networks, at live events and in an annual guide designed to be a keepsake that addresses current challenges and innovative solutions for the year ahead. On the other end of our B to B model are hotels, resorts, destinations and products and services eager to increase their groups & meetings business. PYM builds custom sales & marketing programs to help these suppliers build new relationships and increase meeting and event related business.  Contact Evan Casey.