• Colorado M+E Best of 2018 Finalists

    POSTED December 20, 2017

Congratulations to the finalists for Colorado Meetings + Events Best of 2018 readers' choice awards. We look forward to celebrating with each of you at the awards celebration on Monday, March 12 at Denver Place, where the winners and 2018 Hall of Fame inductees will be announced.

* Connect with us on social media before, during and after the awards with the hashtag #BestofCO2018

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Attraction (cultural venue, zoo, amusement park, etc.) in Denver Metro*

Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver Zoo
Red Rocks Amphitheatre

Attraction (cultural venue, zoo, amusement park, etc.) Outside Denver Metro

Garden of the Gods Visitor & Nature Center
Rocky Mountain National Park
Vail Mountain

Audio-visual/Visual Presentation Provider

J&S Audio Visual
Multimedia Audio Visual


All Digital Photo & Video
Allée Photography
Elevate Photography

Caterer - In Denver Metro*

Biscuits & Berries
Catering by Design
Epicurean Group

Caterer - Outside Denver Metro

A Spice of Life Catering + Events
Garden of the Gods Gourmet
Picnic Basket Family of Companies

Meeting/Event Planning Company

Imprint Group
Kinsley Meetings
Red Door Alliances

Destination Management Company

ACCESS Colorado
Convention Designs
Imprint Group

Destination Marketing Organization (CVB, tourism office, chamber) – Town/Area 25,000+ in Population

Boulder Convention & Visitors Bureau
Colorado Springs Convention & Visitors Bureau
VISIT DENVER, The Convention & Visitors Bureau

Destination Marketing Organization (CVB, tourism office, chamber) – Town/Area Less than 25,000 in Population

Breckenridge Tourism Office
Vail Valley Partnership
Winter Park & Fraser Chamber

Entertainment Agency

5 Star Talent & Entertainment
Elite Entertainment
Imprint Group

Event Décor/Floral

Eclectic Hive
The Perfect Petal

Rental Service

Allwell Rents
Butler Rents
Event Rents

Best Specialty Rentals

Chair Covers & Linen Denver
Eclectic Hive
Fun Productions

Transportation (motor coaches, limos, shuttles, etc.)

Colorado Mountain Express
Jay's Valet
Presidential Worldwide Transportation

Restaurant/Bar With Private Dining Space

The Fort
Maggiano's Little Italy
Rialto Cafe

Historic Venue

The Broadmoor
The Brown Palace Hotel & Spa
Denver Union Station

Renovation Project at Hotel or Event Venue (Completed Between Oct. 1, 2016 – Sept. 30, 2017)

Hotel Boulderado
St Julien Hotel & Spa
Warwick Denver

Outdoor Meeting/Event Venue (patio, rooftop, pavilion, etc.)

Denver Botanic Gardens
Red Rocks Amphitheatre
Spruce Mountain Ranch

Meeting/Event Venue in Denver Metro* (no hotel)

Denver Center for the Performing Arts
Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre
Topgolf Centennial

Meeting/Event Venue Outside Denver Metro (no hotel)

Keystone Conference Center
Sanctuary Golf Course
Spruce Mountain Ranch

Hotel or Resort with Meeting/Event Space in Denver Metro* (more than 200 guest rooms

The Brown Palace Hotel & Spa
Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center
The Westin Westminster

Hotel or Resort with Meeting/Event Space Outside Denver Metro (more than 200 guest rooms)

Beaver Run Resort & Conference Center
The Broadmoor
St Julien Hotel & Spa

Hotel or Resort with Meeting/Event Space in Denver Metro* (200 or less guest rooms)

the ART, a hotel
JW Marriott Denver Cherry Creek
The Oxford Hotel

Hotel or Resort with Meeting/Event Space Outside Denver Metro (200 or less guest rooms)

C Lazy U Ranch
Devil’s Thumb Ranch Resort & Spa
Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Resort & Spa

* Denver Metro includes areas such as Westminster, Thornton, Northglenn, Federal Heights, Denver, Wheat Ridge, Lakewood, Aurora, Arvada, Englewood, Littleton, Greenwood Village, Broomfield, Glendale, Highlands Ranch, Parker, Centennial, Lone Tree and Golden.

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.