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Colorado Meeting Planning is Easier than Ever

By Beth Buehler You know that Colorado is the place your group wants to meet. Or perhaps you have narrowed it down to three destinations in three different states, and one is in the Centennial State. Time is of essence to get a date and place nailed down, and the thought of contacting countless venues… Read more »

DMC, DMO, CVB… What’s The Difference?

By Stacy Daeffler   When it comes to meeting planning, planners have several resources available to them in terms of tourism organizations. CVB’s, or Convention & Visitor Bureaus are non profit organizations, and they are the quintessential source of information on hotels, attractions and service providers in their area.  Their services are typically free to… Read more »

Tips For Putting Together A Great RFP

When used properly, an RFP (Request for Proposal) is a great tool for attracting bids for your meeting or event.  Putting together a properly detailed RFP is not only essential in the meetings industry, it will also help you to procure the most qualified suppliers. But what is an RFP, anyway, you ask? Quite simply,… Read more »

Tips For Retaining Members and Promoting Your Meetings

Organizations who communicate effectively, have members that work well together, contribute to their community and offer appealing service and fundraising events tend to retain more members.  It is critical for them to also hold interesting meetings that involve all members.

Lets Get Real With Team Building

Most teambuilding doesn’t.  Most “team builders” aren’t.  And, while just “doing something fun together” has value for real teams, it doesn’t build them.  Period.

Photography for Tourism and Conferences

Wonderworks Studios is a longstanding, award winning photography team who specializes in Tourism and Conferences. They have done creative work for Visit Denver,  Downtown Boulder, and Kansas Tourism, and many others.  Wonderworks Studios has photographed conferences with attendees as high as 18,000 both locally and nationally! Wonderworks Studios has an impressive resume.  They have photographed… Read more »

Try Team-Building Activities For Your Next Corporate Event!

Independently owned and operated, Operation Altitude delivers an unparalleled quality and reputation throughout the state of Colorado with a contagious enthusiasm for the Rocky Mountains. Operation Altitude expertly attends to every aspect of your program from unforgettable team building, stunning theme parties, and worry-free transportation  to on-line guest registration, exclusive venues and green meetings alternatives. … Read more »

Spaces for a Meeting in Denver Abound

Denver has one foot planted in the Old West and the other in the twenty-first century. Founded during the Gold Rush of the 1850s, today’s modern Mile High City offers outstanding museums, a diverse music scene, eclectic restaurants, spectacular outdoor recreation opportunities, and exhilarating sporting events from NASCAR to the Nuggets. Denver International Airport is… Read more »

Destination: Golden, Colorado

It’s no wonder that Golden, Colorado has a reputation as one of the West’s friendliest cities. Upon entering the historic downtown, visitors are enthusiastically greeted with a large, western-style sign arching across Washington Avenue, which reads, “Howdy, Folks! Welcome to Golden,” and proudly boasting the slogan, “Where the West Lives.” This iconic sign perfectly captures… Read more »