This past weekend, I had the privilege of attending a mixology class at coup d’etat in Uptown Minneapolis. The class was held in one of their semi-private dining areas, where 18 of us had the pleasure of creating five signature cocktails with our mixologist Alex.
From mini-golf to hiking trails to laser tag, these two Texas campgrounds are ready for your corporate retreat, team-building event or group meeting this summer.
If the days of gathering around a campfire, sharing stories and getting out in nature stir up nostalgia, consider Colorado’s classic camps as viable venues.
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There is a new option for meetings and special events in Evergreen, approximately 25 minutes from downtown Denver. Evergreen residents Dave Wilson and Sean Lynch redeveloped the former BMC West property into the Evergreen Mercantile Building and also developed The Wild Game with six meeting and entertainment spaces encompassing 24,500 square feet.
In Colorado's diverse landscape, travelers find themselves with a plethora of intimate, rustic, agrarian, mountain and lakeside inns. However, many small properties are not able to afford groups the space and privacy needed to host retreats, meetings and largerscale events. We have come up with five incredible options that are truly outside the corporate cubicle.
Della Terra Mountain Chateau, Estes Park
JUST THE FACTS
OPENED: June 2015
GUEST ROOMS: 133 Kings + 12 Doubles + 20 Suites = 165
MEETING SPACE: 5,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor space, including a ballroom, three meeting rooms, terrace and more. Can host groups of up to 170.
GENERAL MANAGER: David Bodette
EXECUTIVE CHEF: Chris Jakubiec
ART CURATOR: Dianne Vanderlip
MANAGEMENT GROUP: Commonwealth Hotels Collection, LLC
The number of craft distillers in Colorado has grown to more than 71 in a few short years, a surprising-yet-not-so-surprising development as the state had already established a welcoming atmosphere for brewers and winemakers. To get an insider’s taste of the Centennial State, groups can savor farm-to-table foods accompanied by farm-to-bar cocktails made with ingredients from local grains, fruits and pure mountain water.