The Planning

The Planning

-Expert Advice-
BY Thomas Salamunovich


Experience Colorado Through the Makers

The maker’s movement is alive and well in Colorado. Here are a few ways groups can connect with artisans and perhaps try a little handy work of their own. 

» DRAM Apothecary in Salida offers a line of bitters, syrup and tea using organic and wild Colorado herbs. Stop by the apothecary and send attendees home with the fixings for their own creations (cocktails or otherwise).

Salute to Spirits

Colorado is known as the state of craft beer, but it also has the most distilleries per capita in the country, the oldest craft distillers and some of the most innovative spirits being created. So it should come as no surprise that the first-ever Hearts & Trails Spirits Festival was held on Feb. 24 at Denver’s Mile High Station to highlight some of the state’s finest spirit artisans and celebrate the launch of the Colorado Spirits Trail.

Mindful Meetings Create Inner Peace & More Impact

How much is too much? At many meetings and events, frazzled and fractured attention spans are put in hyperdrive with a wall-to-wall, dawnto-dusk agenda.

“Things are so rushed in today’s world,” says Angela Coleman, manager of events and meetings for KPMG, LLC in Denver. “Everybody’s got to do five things at once. We’re learning quickly that it doesn’t always benefit our attendees or conferencegoers.”

Denver Culinary Personalities Share 2018 Food & Beverage Trends

Heading into the start of a new year provides an excellent opportunity to hear from the people in the tasty trenches of Colorado’s burgeoning culinary scene. Feed Media helped us plug into food and beverage predictions from talented Denver and Boulder chefs, owners, beverage and hospitality directors, general managers and more. Just a warning, these observations might make you hungry and thirsty, but it will give you a cornucopia of ideas for group gatherings in 2018!



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