If you’ve been seeing plenty of pink recently, there’s a good reason…October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Events tied to charitable causes are becoming increasingly popular and many event planners are looking for easy ways to link to a cause.

Whether you’re planning a breast cancer event or a corporate event with a philanthropic angle, Maui Wowi Coffees & Smoothies has a delicious way to get in on the action. Book Maui Wowi’s Think Pink, a strawberry banana smoothie, during the month of October. The yummy smoothie not only tastes good – it does good! Maui Wowi will donate 10% of their fees to the Susan G. Komen fund for breast cancer research. Additionally, all money collected from the donation jar placed on the smoothie bar will be donated to the Komen fund.

For more information or to book, call 866-448-7792 or email sales@coffeesandsmoothies.com

Benchmark has released its list of top dining trends for 2020 as observed by executive chefs and culinary experts at the global hospitality company’s 80 luxury hotels, resorts and restaurants, including Garden of the Gods Resort and Club in Colorado Springs and Tivoli Lodge in Vail as well as the very recent addition of Manor Vail Lodge.

 

How did three smaller Colorado towns— La Junta, Trinidad and Walsenburg— host a conference like the 2019 Southern Colorado Tourism Summit? The solution was taking attendees on the road and using transfer times as conference sessions.

Summit Snapshot 

 

Flavored Nation, a new live experience that highlights the most iconic food from each of all 50 states, will be hosted at St. Louis' Dome at America's Center from Oct. 27-29. GateHouse Media, along with Richard Gore, will work together to produce this event for food-lovers across the nation. After conducting extensive research to identify each state's most iconic food, 12,000 attendees will be able to taste the 50 dishes all at one event.