Colorado Meeting Locations

Destination – Grand Junction & Palisade

By Erin Chapman It’s said that it is hard to please everyone but not in Grand Junction and Palisade, specifically when it comes to experiencing Colorado’s Wine Country at a group get-together or meeting. With 22 wineries that have tasting rooms and four different ways to experience these wineries, Grand Junction and Palisade offer wine… Read more »



Meeting Destination Spotlight: Steamboat Springs

By Vince Rosa Traditional activities in Colorado mountain communities are popular things like mountain biking, skiing, hot air ballooning, hiking and many more options that involve the great outdoors. Steamboat Springs has all these adventurous and entertaining activities, but also offers groups and tourists something unique in the form of cultural heritage opportunities, which are… Read more »



Invigorate Your Next Executive Retreat or Board Meeting

By Beth Buehler For anyone who has ever served on a board of directors or executive committee for your job or involvement with a nonprofit or for-profit organization, there are meetings that feel productive and invigorating and others that are truly ho-hum or gridlock-laden. Here are a few ideas to energize the process. Change Up… Read more »



Divine Spring Meetings in Colorado

By Beth Buehler The definition of spring varies throughout the country, but technically the three-month season beginsaround March 19 or 20 and ends June 20 or 21. What the weather is like and what activities are available depends on if a Colorado destination is in the mountains, nearby peaks or in the “lowlands.”



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 »



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 »



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 »



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 »



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.



Annual Meetings Made Memorable

By Beth Buehler It’s that time of year, planning for your company’s or association’s annual meeting. Just as today’s teenagers require a little more excitement in the classroom than just a chalkboard and a textbook, today’s meeting attendees plug in better if there is an element of experience. Here are five ways to help create… Read more »