• Event Snapshots: Naughty or NACE

     
    FROM THE Spring 2017 ISSUE
     
  • Event Snapshots: Naughty or NACE

     
    FROM THE Spring 2017 ISSUE
     
  • Event Snapshots: Naughty or NACE

     
    FROM THE Spring 2017 ISSUE
     
  • Event Snapshots: Naughty or NACE

     
    FROM THE Spring 2017 ISSUE
     
  • Event Snapshots: Naughty or NACE

     
    FROM THE Spring 2017 ISSUE
     
  • Event Snapshots: Naughty or NACE

     
    FROM THE Spring 2017 ISSUE
     
  • Event Snapshots: Naughty or NACE

     
    FROM THE Spring 2017 ISSUE
     
  • Event Snapshots: Naughty or NACE

     
    FROM THE Spring 2017 ISSUE
     
  • Event Snapshots: Naughty or NACE

     
    FROM THE Spring 2017 ISSUE
     
  • Event Snapshots: Naughty or NACE

     
    FROM THE Spring 2017 ISSUE
     

It’s back, the National Association of Catering & Events Denver Chapter’s annual holiday mixer, Naughty or NACE held on Dec. 13. Attendees were encouraged to take the recently added commuter rail line to the year-old The Westin Denver International Airport for holiday cocktails, food, entertainment and the opportunity to toast the end of the year in style. 

Denver-based Urban Villages has launched construction of the 265-room Populus at 14th Street and Colfax Avenue in the Civic Center Park area. Slated for completion in late 2023, the country’s first carbon positive hotel is ironically being built on the site of Colorado’s first gas station.

 

Triple Creek Ranch in Darby, Montana, has named Molly Smith and Kristen Snavely co-general managers of the all-inclusive luxury property situated in the Bitterroot Valley. Smith is returning to Triple Creek Ranch after a brief hiatus. Previously serving as GM for four years after working her way up from pastry chef, she has since perfected her skills at The Inn at Hastings Park in Massachusetts, another Relais & Châteaux property. 

 

With meetings returning to normal as the COVID-19 pandemic levels out, outdoor mountain pursuits are finding more time on meeting agendas. Taking events outdoors not only boosts attendees’ comfort level as they ease back into in-person meetings, time spent in nature is proven to improve brain health and stimulate creative thinking as well.

We’ll be looking at this topic in-depth in the Spring/Summer 2022 issue of Mountain Meetings. Consider this as an introduction to some of the possibilities.