• 2017 Best of Colorado Award Winners (Listed)

     
    POSTED March 13, 2017
     

Bronc Buster

BEST SPECIALTY RENTALS

THE WINNER IS: Fun Productions
Aurora | 303.732.5419

Runners-Up
» Eclectic Hive
» A Berry in the Wild

BEST HOTEL OR RESORT WITH MEETING/EVENT SPACE IN DENVER METRO (More than 200 Guest Rooms)

THE WINNER IS: The Brown Palace Hotel and Spa
Denver | 303.297.3111

Runners-Up
» Four Seasons Hotel Denver
» Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center

BEST AUDIO-VISUAL PROVIDER

THE WINNER IS:
 Multimedia Audio Visual
Englewood | 303.623.2324

Runners-Up
» PSAV
» J&S Audio Visual, Inc.

BEST ENTERTAINMENT AGENCY

THE WINNER IS: 5 Star Talent & Entertainment, Inc.
Denver | 303.635.1210

Runners-Up
» AXS Group
​» Elite Entertainment

BEST RENOVATION PROJECT AT HOTEL OR EVENT (Completed between Oct. 1, 2015 – Sept. 15, 2016)

THE WINNER IS:
McNichols Civic Center Building
Denver | 720.865.4220

Runners-Up
» Parkside Mansion
» Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus

BEST DESTINATION MANAGEMENT COMPANY

THE WINNER IS:
AXS GROUP
Denver | 303.623.1492

Runners-Up
» ACCESS Colorado
» Convention Designs

BEST MEETING/EVENT PLANNING COMPANY

THE WINNER IS:
 AXS Group
Denver | 303.623.1492

Runners-Up
» Convention Designs,
​» Kinsley Meetings

BEST RESTAURANT/BAR WITH PRIVATE DINING SPACE

THE WINNER IS:
Elway’s Cherry Creek
Denver | 303.399.5353

Runners-Up
» Maggiano’s Little Italy
​» Coohills Restaurant

Flankman

BEST ATTRACTION IN DENVER METRO

THE WINNER IS:
Red Rocks Park & Amphitheatre
Morrison | 303.697.6047

Runners-Up
​» Denver Union Station,
​» Denver Zoo

BEST MEETING/EVENT VENUE IN DENVER METRO (No Hotel)

THE WINNER IS
: Red Rocks Amphitheatre
Morrison | 720.865.2494

Runners-Up
» Denver Zoo
» Colorado Convention Center

BEST PHOTOGRAPHER/VIDEOGRAPHER

THE WINNER IS
All Digital Photo & Video
Lafayette | 303.494.2320

Runners-Up
» Elevate Photography
» Allée Photography

BEST EVENT DÉCOR/FLORAL

THE WINNER IS:
 DesignWorks
Denver | 720.941.7440

Runners-Up
» The Perfect Petal
​» Alan Perry Productions

BEST CATERER IN DENVER METRO

THE WINNER IS:
 Epicurean Group
Centennial | 303.770.0877

Runners-Up
» Catering by Design
» Taste of the Wild - Denver Zoo

BEST MEETING/EVENT VENUE OUTSIDE DENVER METRO (NO HOTEL)

THE WINNER IS:
 Spruce Mountain Ranch
Larkspur | 719.484.0800 | 303.400.2515

Runners-Up
» Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
» Keystone Conference Center

Header/Heeler

BEST CATERER OUTSIDE DENVER METRO

THE WINNER IS: Biscuits & Berries

Golden | 303.277.9677

Runners-Up
» A Spice of Life Catering + Events
» Taste of the Wild - Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

BEST ATTRACTION OUTSIDE DENVER METRO

THE WINNER IS
Rocky Mountain National Park
Estes Park | 970.586.1206

Runners-Up
» Garden of the Gods Visitor & Nature Center
» Breckenridge Ski Resort

BEST HISTORIC VENUE

THE WINNER IS:
 The Broadmoor
Colorado Springs | 855.634.7711

Runners-Up
» The Brown Palace Hotel and Spa
» Mile High Station

BEST HOTEL OR RESORT WITH MEETING/EVENT SPACE OUTSIDE DENVER METRO (More than 200 Guest Rooms)

THE WINNER IS:
The Broadmoor
Colorado Springs | 855.634.7711

Runners-Up
» St. Julien Hotel & Spa
» Beaver Run Resort & Conference Center

BEST OUTDOOR MEETING/EVENT VENUE

THE WINNER IS:
Red Rocks Amphitheatre
Morrison | 303.697.6047

Runners-Up
» Denver Botanic Gardens
» Spruce Mountain Ranch

BEST DESTINATION MARKETING ORGANIZATION (Town/Area Less than 25,000 in Population)

THE WINNER IS: 
Breckenridge Tourism Office
Breckenridge | 888.251.2417

Runners-Up
» Vail Valley Partnership,
​» Winter Park & Fraser Chamber

Triple Crown Winner

BEST HOTEL OR RESORT WITH MEETING/EVENT SPACE IN DENVER
METRO (200 or Less Guest Rooms)


THE WINNER IS:
 JW Marriott Denver
Cherry Creek | 303.316.2700

Runners-Up
» Hotel Teatro
» The Oxford Hotel

BEST HOTEL OR RESORT WITH MEETING/EVENT SPACE OUTSIDE DENVER METRO (200 or Less Guest Rooms)

THE WINNER IS:
 Devil’s Thumb Ranch Resort & Spa
Tabernash | 970.726.5632

Runners-Up
» Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Resort & Spa
» Keystone Lodge & Spa

BEST TRANSPORTATION

THE WINNER IS:
Colorado Mountain Express
Edwards | 970.754.7433

Runners-Up
» Jay’s Valet
» Presidential Worldwide Transportation

Gold Card Member/Life Member

BEST DESTINATION MARKETING ORGANIZATION (Town/Area 25,000+ in Population)

THE WINNER IS: VISIT DENVER, The Convention and Visitors Bureau

Denver | 800.233.6837

Runners-Up
» Boulder Convention & Visitors Bureau
» Colorado Springs Convention & Visitors Bureau

BEST RENTAL SERVICE

THE WINNER IS
Event Rents
Englewood | 303.972.0975

Runners-Up
» Butler Rents
» Colorado Party Rentals

Get to know the movers and shakers of Colorado’s meetings and events industry.

 

In a nod to the West, we salute the planners, suppliers, venues and attractions that make Colorado’s meetings and events “rodeo” one of the best in the nation.

 

Bronc Buster

BEST SPECIALTY RENTALS

THE WINNER IS: Fun Productions
Aurora | 303.732.5419

Runners-Up
» Eclectic Hive
» A Berry in the Wild

BEST HOTEL OR RESORT WITH MEETING/EVENT SPACE IN DENVER METRO (More than 200 Guest Rooms)