The 19th annual Meetings Industry Council of Colorado Educational Conference & Trade Show on March 12-13 was held at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver and featured two days of networking, education and an expo. MIC of Colorado is a coalition of 13 professional organizations related to the meetings and events industry.
More than 500 representatives of the meetings and events industry gathered on March 11 at Mile High Station and Ironworks in Denver to celebrate the 13th annual Colorado Meetings + Events Best of 2019 readers’ choice awards and Hall of Fame induction. Thank you to our event sponsors and partners!
Home Sweet Home
The commoditization of the live events industry causes concern and prompts discussion.
Denver-based Dazbog Coffee has delivered a taste of Russia and Colorado through its eye-catching packaging, branding, small-batch roasting and blending of hand-selected coffee from around the globe. Leonid and Anatoly Yuffa immigrated to The Mile High City from St. Petersburg, Russia with their family in 1979 and later combined their skill sets and business savvy to launch Dazbog Coffee in 1996. Today, the company has more than 30 coffee shops across Colorado and Wyoming and a product line with names like KGBlend and White Nights Espresso.
A cocktail in honor of the hotel’s rooftop opening for its first season. Cheers!
—2 oz. Plantation 3 Stars Rum
—.5 oz. Lifesaver syrup*
—.75 oz. lime juice
—2 oz. club soda
Combine all ingredients, except soda, in a small shaker tin and add ice. Shake 20 times. Strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice, top with soda and garnish with a lime wheel.
—2 cups water
—36 peppermint Lifesavers
The completion of Denver Art Museum’s (DAM) ambitious North Building project coincides with the building’s 50th anniversary in 2021. Designed by world-renowned Italian architect Gio Ponti and Denver-based James Sudler Associates, the North Building opened to the public in 1971. When renovations are complete, it will house the majority of DAM’s permanent collection galleries.
The annual gathering is as popular as ever, bringing together people interested in science fiction and related genres.
Mathew Yamali’s recipe for freedom, travel, food and happiness led to the Roll It Up Sushi Truck.
The National Association of Catering & Events Greater Denver Chapter filled two vaults and two conference rooms at Renaissance Denver Downtown City Center on Aug. 14 to find treasure in the form of information about the ins, outs and liabilities intrinsic to keeping events safe and secure. The “On Alert: Is Your Event Plan Ready?” gathering featured speak - ers Pete Hemschoot, Johnson & Wales University, Denver; Adrienne Gardner, The Gardner Effect Event Planning; Ed David, Denver Police Department; and Tony Clapp, Jachimiak Peterson.