—3 oz. bourbon, scotch or cognac
—2 tsp. confectioners’ sugar
—2 sprigs fresh mint —crushed ice to fill one widemouthed pint Mason jar or julep cup
The Colorado Springs Convention & Visitors Bureau (announced that several staff members have received new certifications and also made a new hire.
In light of current events and the changing industry, the association for special event planners changes its name.
Forget about greeting guests with the same old guestbook. FêteFone lets guests speak for themselves with unique telephone stations. Event planners can go to fetefone.com and select from more than 25 styles that fit their event décor. Once selected, the FêteFone hub arrives at the planned event location at least two days before the kickoff. The best part about the design? No telephone line is required. Guests can pick up the phone, hear greetings from hosts and also leave messages.
Add a creative touch to your next event space with EverBlock, a building system comprised of oversized plastic blocks that can be constructed into nearly anything imaginable. Blocks come in a wide variety of colors, ensuring the ability to match any logo or theme, and they’re environmentally friendly in addition to being easy to set up and take down.
The 16th annual Meetings Industry Council of Colorado Educational Conference & Trade Show once again broke attendance records and was held on March 17 at Denver’s Colorado Convention Center. An opening educational event for meeting planners and reception kicked off the event on March 16. Next year’s conference date is March 15, 2017.
Summer is all about the road trips. If you’re looking for a day adventure for your group that’s economical and convenient, consider crossing the border into Indiana and head to Indianapolis
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John Wheeler was recently hired as the director of event production for The RK Group—a hospitality and culinary service management company.
When traveling for work or leisure, the culinary scene is a big part of the experience for many. Benchmark Hospitality’s executive chefs and culinary experts at the company’s 40 hotels, resorts and restaurants, including Cheyenne Mountain Resort in Colorado Springs, identified dining trends for this year.
1. Small Plates – Served any time of day and through expo-style cooking, including show kitchens, action stations, EVO grilling and mobile kitchens, small plates get gobbled up.