How to get the most out of attending the annual Meetings Industry Council of Colorado Educational Conference and Trade Show or any industry gathering.
Swinging Back in Time
In tandem with the Colorado Tourism Office’s focus on responsible tourism, the conference planning team for CTO’s annual Colorado Governor’s Tourism Conference focused on several sustainable practices for the gathering, which attracted more than 460 attendees to downtown Grand Junction in October 2017.
A New Take on Boring Banquets
It’s amazing what industry collaboration can do when working together for a good cause. One of my favorite examples is 13 meetings industry-related organizations joining forces as the Meetings Industry Council of Colorado to coordinate and host the Serving Up Hope Luncheon every November.
The 24th annual event, held Nov. 7 at Denver Mart, attracted more than 700 industry professionals from around the state and raised an impressive $30,000+ for Food Bank of the Rockies’ Denver’s Table program.
The seventh edition of IMEX America ran from Oct. 10 - 12 at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas, bringing approximately 12,000 planners, suppliers and destination representatives from across the globe together to do business and education sessions. Although the pre-show week for this trade show for the U.S. and international meetings industry was marked by tragic shootings in the city on Oct.
The Wild Game Entertainment Experience encompasses more than 24,000 square feet of space for eating, drinking, games and gathering in Evergreen. The entertainment center has the ability to host almost any type of event imaginable for up to 750 guests, but planners and potential clients were having a tough time visualizing their formal events amongst sports banners, arcade games and bowling lanes.
Venues, caterers, restaurants and purveyors are helping get perfectly good food into the hands of those in need through We Don’t Waste.