Meeting Planners Blog

We’re pushing out new blogs on a weekly basis with educational content for meeting and event planers. Bookmark this page and check back often to stay up to date with trends for groups in Colorado.

Creating Experiences Attendees Remember

By Todd Gehrke Cultivating experiences attendees reminisce about is a very valuable element of the sourcing and planning process of meetings and events. I say reminisce because it’s one thing to have a memory, but it’s another to look back and relive an engaging and positive experience.

Large & Small Colorado Meetings Made Easy

By Beth Buehler Hosting a corporate, nonprofit or association meeting or event in Colorado isn’t difficult when having a resource like Destination Colorado’s website at your fingertips. Find out about more than 100 destinations, venues and meeting service providers in the state all in one place, plus submit one simple RFP. Here is just a… Read more »

What’s New for Meeting Planners in Colorado

By Buehler Buehler Our friends at the Colorado Tourism Office compiled a great list of what’s new in the state just for meeting planners! Here’s a glimpse of what might appeal to corporate, nonprofit and association groups.

Sensational Summer Meetings in Colorado

By Beth Buehler A common saying in Colorado mountain towns for locals is “I came for the winter and stayed for the summer.” Many people associate Colorado with white-capped peaks (just look at the design of Denver International Airport), amazing powder skiing and snowboarding, and flakes dumping on Denver Bronco games during Monday Night Football. While… Read more »

Food Tours Offer Taste of Colorado

By Matt Timmerman It seems that within the last decade, food tourism has risen throughout both the country and world. Food has become even more of a center focus in our daily lives as well as a major part of our individual and group itineraries. We all live life and share our experiences while in… Read more »

Colorado Team Building Adventures

By Mark Hojegian We understand that flying your entire company out to Colorado for a meeting brings a ton of pressure and expense. The agenda is jam-packed, and you need to get through the agenda to get a return on your investment. But this doesn’t mean that meeting participants are not allowed to leave the… Read more »

Building Wellness into Meetings

By Beth Buehler Colorado is a state that takes wellness seriously. Late last year, 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… Read more »

Booking Conventions in Colorado

By Rachel Benedick Booking events that require hotel rooms and event space couldn’t be easier than it is in Colorado. VISIT DENVER and other destination marketing organizations (DMOs) in the state can help you find the perfect space to hold your gathering—no matter the size. We can help meeting planners receive bids from different hotels, assist… Read more »

Travel Trade Show Booth Decorating Ideas

By Ellen Collins, CMP Colorado.  What a gift.   The land that inspired Katharine Lee Bates to pen “for purple mountain majesties” now part of our patriotic song “America the Beautiful.” So how do you bottle this beauty and storied playground into a trade show booth? What if you thought like a shop owner and created… Read more »

Planning a National Conference in Colorado

By Steve Kinsley What is it that makes Colorado so attractive when you begin planning a conference and are thinking about destinations? Lets look at a few key questions that come up when planning national meetings here in Colorado on behalf of our customers.