Grand opening for 16 new gates held May 5
Thank a destination that is hosting your group and have a teambuilding activity all wrapped in one. Here are a variety of groups to plug into for projects involving trails, historic places, waterways, and open space.
The City of Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks hosts one-day volunteer projects. Spend the day constructing or maintaining a nearby trail for Boulder locals and visitors alike to enjoy.
Colorado brings home its fair share of recognition
As travel comes returns in many parts of the world, Forbes Travel Guide unveiled its 2022 Star Award winners on April 26, 2022. The United States debuted 10 hotels, three restaurants and seven spas on the Five-Star list, while London claimed the title of the city with the most Five-Star hotels worldwide at 21 on the list. On the local level, six Colorado entities landed a Five-Star nod, while 12 received Four-Star recognition.
Stepping outside of meeting rooms and experiencing a destination is often the difference between a successful gathering and one that is less than memorable. A smart way to accomplish this is scheduling time to check out local breweries, wineries and food halls, where there tends to be many choices to accommodate various tastes and a range of price points. Here is the latest food and beverage news of interest to groups from around Colorado.
Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) hosted A Bite of the Ballroom on March 24 in Seawell Ballroom to introduce the facility’s six new catering partners over creative cocktails and tasty hors d’oeuvres and to showcase what theatrically trained event managers can do with the ballroom’s Broadway-quality lighting and sound systems.
Being environmentally friendly is more important than ever with 83% of organizations taking sustainability into account when planning gatherings according to the 2022 Global Meetings and Events Forecast produced by American Express Meetings & Events.
The slopeside Viewline Resort Snowmass has reopened in the heart of Snowmass Village after a $40 million refresh. Previously known as The Westin Snowmass, this prominent property for meetings and events was purchased in December 2020 and has relaunched with a new name, elevated interior and exterior, and enhanced culinary offerings and guest programming.
When visiting, Glenwood Springs, Colorado, it’s hard to miss two of Walter Devereux’s lasting legacies. One of these attractions, Hotel Colorado, is in the second phase of a major transformation. First, let’s look at the hotel’s heritage before providing a glimpse at what’s underway.
While attending the 22nd annual Meetings Industry Council (MIC) of Colorado Educational Conference & Trade Show at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver on March 1 – 2, I was reminded about the important work We Don’t Wastehas been doing across the Denver metro region for more than a decade.