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The Art of Event Planning

The art of event planning is easy when you can tap into Colorado’s cultural and artistic venues. Use this guide to get your juices flowing…

State of the Meetings and Events Industry in 2024

Leaders of VISIT DENVER and the Colorado Tourism Office share information about the state of the meetings and…

Creating a Memorable Attendee Experience

Destination Colorado Meetings checked in with Rythm EFX Event Design & Productions and Akire Productions about

Tips for How Groups Can Care for Colorado

Whether you are planning a meeting in Colorado or attending one, get more out of the gathering when you do…

How to Incorporate Liquid Arts into Meetings & Events

Groups can savor Colorado’s liquid arts with wine, beer and spirits tastings in the places…

How to Create Standout Association Annual Meetings and Trade Shows

Destination Colorado Meetings successfully combines a trade show and annual meeting…

How to Become a Certified Meeting Planner

Destination Colorado Meetings connected with two industry pros who have earned their CMPS for their insights…

Meeting Planner Guide for Colorado

A breakdown Colorado by region and a very brief overview of each provide an abbreviated meeting planner…

Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Meeting & Event Planners

A conversation with two Colorado-based planners shines a light on how…

How to Create an Authentic Colorado Meeting

Here are seven tips regarding how to create an authentic meeting…

Incentives Available for Meeting in Colorado

Take a look at some of the financial incentives available on the state and local levels for meeting in Colorado.

10 Extraordinary Things to do During Winter in Colorado

it’s time to start shifting thoughts to all the extraordinary winter…

Vibrant Culinary Scene for Groups in Colorado

Colorado continues to make its mark on the U.S. culinary scene, with the latest nod bestowed by the MICHELIN Guide.

Top 10 Reasons to Host Your Event in Colorado

Colorado should be on your list of must-consider places for a meeting or event and here are 10 reasons why.

The Power of Connecting in Person

The power of connecting in person is real! Destination Colorado Meetings is all about bringing people together. Over the past 30 years…

10 Top-Rated Attractions to Visit in Colorado

When planning a meeting or event that involves selling people on the value of attending, it can be helpful…

How Destinations Are Getting Authentic

Ideas about how to tie into the local culture and experiences in several Colorado communities.

Colorado Ranches – A Taste of the West

There is something alluring about spending time in Colorado and groups getting a taste of what life was like in the Wild West.

10 Creative Meeting Spaces for Rent in Colorado

Meeting and event planners are sourcing venues that deliver a unique destination feel, and Destination Colorado Meetings assembled a list of 10 creative meeting spaces for rent…

Iconic Locations for Meetings in Colorado

The current tagline for visiting and meeting in the Centennial State is “shine brighter.” This can mean a lot of things, which is why it works so well

Checklist for Sustainable Meetings and Events

Meeting professionals rank sustainability as a major priority when choosing a destination. Colorado cares about our resources, therefore a natural location for your next meeting. Review our checklist for Sustainable Meetings and Events.

10 Amazing Events in Colorado

Utilize this list of 10 amazing events in Colorado and 10 additional bonus ideas to get creative with your next meeting, event or incentive trip held in the Centennial State.

Newest Colorado Team-Building Events and Activities

Colorado is a natural place for bringing together people for memorable team-building events that have impact and build connections.

Beyond the Ballroom

Taking a team into Colorado’s nature for an outdoor or team-building activity sharpens problem-solving and trust-building skills that participants will continue to use when they get back into the office.

Boulder Event Spaces

Plan your next meeting in Colorado Get Started Start Researching Region View Map All Mountain Denver Front Range Southwest South... Read more »

Embracing and Leveraging AI

Artificial intelligence is beginning to make big waves in the workplace, meetings and events industry, and peoples’ personal lives. Speaker, author and former technology CEO Todd Mitchem discusses why.

Meeting Trends and State of the Colorado Industry

Destination Colorado Meetings’ February membership meeting featured a panel of destination and planner professionals discussing meeting trends and state of the Colorado industry.

Ideas to Help You Increase Meeting Attendance

Is a meeting or event “shower-worthy” or not? It boils down to proving a gathering’s worth in terms of networking, education, experiences and being part of something bigger than sitting at home.

Major Conventions Held in Colorado

Top-notch venues are available to host big conventions in destinations like Denver, Colorado Springs, Pueblo, Grand Junction, Keystone and Copper Mountain, where attendees desire to visit and linger longer.

Food and Beverage Trends for Meeting and Events in 2023

Find out what Laura Zaspel of Serendipity Catering, Mike Thom of Hotel Boulderado Kim Hall-Barry of Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel have to say about the latest food…

Incentive Travel Trends and Solutions for 2023

Using data and comments from the Incentive Research Foundation’s 2023 Trends Report and other research, catch a glimpse of incentive travel trends and…

What Does a Destination Management Company (DMC) Do?

Instead of deciphering the entire glossary of the meetings and events industry’s acronyms, here’s a look at DMCS and how Destination Colorado Meetings and its…

Five Tips For Hosting Successful Trade Shows

FIVE TIPS FOR HOSTING SUCCESSFUL TRADE SHOWS By Beth Buehler When the way we did business and conducted our lives… Read more »

Meeting & Event Trends For 2023

MEETING & EVENT TRENDS FOR 2023 By Beth Buehler It’s been truly interesting to watch industry trends since the COVID… Read more »

Top 10 Reasons to Host Your Event in Colorado

Plan your next meeting in Colorado Get Started Start Researching Region View Map All Mountain Denver Front Range Southwest South... Read more »

Extraordinary Things to Do During Winter in Colorado

Extraordinary Things to Do During Winter in Colorado  By Beth Buehler Winter in Colorado is a playground for groups. From… Read more »

Providing Great Transportation for Groups without Breaking the Bank

Providing Great Transportation for Groups without Breaking the Bank Paid Post By Beth Buehler Being smart about booking meeting and… Read more »

Colorado Team-Building Events and Activities

Colorado Team–Building Events and Activities By Beth Buehler Pretty much everyone can agree that it’s been a wild ride the… Read more »

Iconic Locations for Colorado Meetings

Colorado has its fair share of amazing places ranging from historic hotels and cultural gems to places that provide a taste of the West and the state’s thriving beer and wine industries.

Authentic Meeting Experiences in Small Towns

Colorado has towns of all sizes, and they don’t have to be large to offer a mind-boggling range of options for groups, especially in the form of amazing activities.