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.

Planning Executive Retreats with a Colorado Twist

By Beth Buehler Executive retreats should be about getting away from the office to a place that is ultra relaxing, provides comfortable and productive places to meet, and offers fun activities for participants to interact outside four walls. Colorado specializes in these types of gatherings as the options for unique getaways are so numerous. While… Read more »

Connect with Nature for a Unique Colorado Meeting

by Carol Schmidt Colorado is a highly desirable meeting destination because of its central location in the United States, abundant sunshine and diverse array of outdoor activities and entertainment. This is all topped off by friendly, warm hospitality.

Meetings in Colorado’s Winter Wonderland

By Beth Buehler As meetings and events are picking up steam again throughout the country, meeting planners are finding that lead times in terms of reserving accommodations and venues are once again getting longer. As a result, it’s never too early to start considering future seasons. Great Reasons for Winter Gatherings Best of Both Worlds… Read more »

Lodging Options Galore for Groups in Colorado

By Deborah Borak Holding a meeting or event in Colorado is always a wow factor for attendees. Colorado offers your participants snow-capped mountains, winding roads, open spaces and the bluest skies you have ever seen.  However, it is not just the views that bring meetings to our state but the variety of accommodations; there is truly… Read more »

Autumn Meetings in Colorful Colorado

By Beth Buehler The welcome signs for incoming travelers have long boasted Colorful Colorado, but perhaps there should be a notation that adds “especially in fall.” While New England gets its fair share of notoriety for autumn colors, it’s hard to beat Colorado’s mountain ranges covered in swathes of pure gold aspen trees with hints… Read more »

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 »