• Event Snapshots: ILEA Denver Excellence Awards

     
    FROM THE Winter 2018 ISSUE
     

    Elizabeth Restauri and Keith Hemeon. 

  • Event Snapshots: ILEA Denver Excellence Awards

     
    FROM THE Winter 2018 ISSUE
     

    Jerry Barnett and Brian Howe.

  • Event Snapshots: ILEA Denver Excellence Awards

     
    FROM THE Winter 2018 ISSUE
     

    Spicy chicken mole appetizers by Catering By Design.

  • Event Snapshots: ILEA Denver Excellence Awards

     
    FROM THE Winter 2018 ISSUE
     

    Jake Beaber and Alycia Zabrocki.

  • Event Snapshots: ILEA Denver Excellence Awards

     
    FROM THE Winter 2018 ISSUE
     

    Award attendees take a break for a group photo.

  • Event Snapshots: ILEA Denver Excellence Awards

     
    FROM THE Winter 2018 ISSUE
     

    Jake Beaber and Syd Sexton.

  • Event Snapshots: ILEA Denver Excellence Awards

     
    FROM THE Winter 2018 ISSUE
     

    Joel Hall, Keith Hemeon, Elizabeth Restauri and Jensen Sutta.

  • Event Snapshots: ILEA Denver Excellence Awards

     
    FROM THE Winter 2018 ISSUE
     

    Eric Bernal.

  • Event Snapshots: ILEA Denver Excellence Awards

     
    FROM THE Winter 2018 ISSUE
     

    Danny Findley, Alycia Zabrocki and Katie Sullivan accept the Best Event for Non-Profit Organization award.

Denver’s McNichols Civic Center Building was decked out Willy Wonka style on June 20, 2017, for the ninth annual International Live Events Association (ILEA) Denver Excellence Awards. Members and guests celebrated the accomplishments of their peers and enjoyed cocktails, dinner and dancing. A team of judges from the Chicago chapter of ILEA selected the winners.

Ski areas around Colorado are introducing several new amenities and events to elevate the guest and group experience. Here are a few highlights from Ski Country USA.

 

Several organizations are collaborating on events from January through August 2019 for “celebrate bauhaus100: aspen,” which commemorates the impact of the Bauhaus art movement on Aspen. The theme “Our Legacy, Our Future/WorkPlay-Create” reflects Aspen’s Bauhaus heritage, primarily as it relates to Herbert Bayer, who was a student and a teacher at the Bauhaus, relocated to Aspen in 1946 to design the Aspen Institute and lived in the community until 1976.

 

The National Association of Catering & Events gathered on Sept. 11 at the Denver Botanic Gardens to commemorate the NACE’s 10th anniversary and provide a glimpse into the future. A panel of several founding members—Monica Cheeks of Hyatt Hotels, Cal Cheney of All Digital Photo & Video, Amanda Michalek of AORN and Brandi Pressgrove of Reckon Creative—discussed how the chapter got started, favorite programs from the past and how networking through NACE has helped grow their businesses and more.