• 2013 Readers' Choice Best Of Awards Finalists

    POSTED January 4, 2013

Congratulations to all Colorado Meetings + Events' 2013 Readers’ Choice Best Of Finalists! We've listed the finalists in each category in alphabetical order, so don't get too excited- yet. Winners will appear in the Spring 2013 issue of Colorado Meetings + Events.

Best Denver Metro Attraction (cultural venue, zoo, museum, amusement park, etc.)
- Denver Art Museum
- Denver Zoo
- Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre

Best Attraction (cultural venues, zoo, amusement park, etc) Outside Denver Metro
- Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
- Garden of the Gods Visitor & Nature Center
- Rocky Mountain National Park

Best Audio-Visual/Visual Presentation Provider
- Fastlane Productions, INC
- Image Audiovisuals
- J & S Audio Visual

Best Photographer/Videographer
- All Digital Photo & Video
- Free Lunch Photography
- Image Factory Photography

Best Caterer- Denver Metro
- Catering by Design
- Epicurean Catering
- Footers Catering

Best Caterer- Outside Denver Metro
- A Spice of Life Catering
- Biscuits & Berries
- Taste of the Wild Catering

Best Meeting/Event Planning Company
- The Arrangers
- Convention Designs
- Pink Paisley Events

Best Destination Management Company (DMC)
- The Arrangers
- Convention Designs
- Destination Services Corporation (DSC)

Best Destination Marketing Organization (CVB, tourism office, chamber) - Town/Area 25,000 + in Population
- Boulder Convention & Visitors Bureau
- Colorado Springs Convention & Visitors Bureau
- Visit Denver

Best Destination Marketing Organization (CVB, tourism office, chamber) - Town/Area Less Than 25,000 in Population
- Go Breck
- Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association, INC
- Vail Valley Partnership

Best Entertainment (Performer or Talent Agency)
- Borrillo Entertainment
- Starkey Entertainment
- Talent West

Best Event Décor/Florist
- Design Works
- Pure Energy Events
- T’DA Design and Production

Best Rental Service Provider (tables, linens, tents, etc.)
- Butler Rents
- Event Rents
- Party Time Rental, INC

Best Transportation (limo, motorcoach, taxi, shuttle)
- Horizon Coach Lines USA
- Jay’s Valet
- Presidential Worldwide Transportation

Best Restaurant with Meeting/Event Space
- Coohills
- Le Grand Bistro & Oyster Bar
- Mangia Bevi Café
- Restaurant Kevin Taylor

Best Historic Venue
- The Brown Palace
- McNichols Building
- Mile High Station 

Best Meeting/Event Space (No Hotel) Denver Metro
- Colorado Convention Center
- Denver Zoo
- Mile High Station

Best Meeting/Event Space (No Hotel) Outside Denver
- Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
- Crooked Willow Farms
- Spruce Mountain Ranch

Best Hotel or Resort with Meeting/Event Space in Denver Metro
- Denver Marriott City Center
- Embassy Suites Denver- Downtown/Convention Center
- Four Seasons Hotel Denver

Best Hotel or Resort with Meeting/Event Space Outside Denver Metro
- The Broadmoor
- Devil’s Thumb Ranch Resort & Spa
- The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch 


You've read the finalists, now register for the event!

Colorado Meetings + Events tth Annual Best Of Awards Party
Monday, March 25
6-8:30 p.m.
Cost- $10
Denver Art Museum
100 W 14th Ave Pkwy
Denver, CO

Register here!

Take note of these seven pros who are making their mark in the meetings and events industry. Colorado Meetings + Events is proud to introduce our 2020 Hall of Fame inductees, who are among the state's most creative, dedicated and passionate individuals. Our editorial advisory board, composed of 15 industry representatives from around the staste, nominated and selected this year's inductees for their commitment and unique contributions. Now in its 13th year, the Hall of Fame has 90 distinguished members. 


Here's who has been crowned the winners and runners-up of the Colorado Meetings + Events Best of 2020 readers' choice awards. Congratulations!  

Best Brewery/Distillery/Winery with Event Space 
Bigsby's Folly Craft Winery & Restaurant 


We salute seven Colorado meetings and events industry pros for their expertise, enthusiasm and involvement.