• Colorado M+E Best of 2018 Winners (Listed)

     
    POSTED March 13, 2018
     

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Best Rental Service Provider

THE WINNER IS: Butler Rents (tie)
Denver | 303.388.5971

THE WINNER IS: Event Rents (tie)
Englewood | 303.972.0975

Runner-up:
» Allwell Rents

Best Meeting/Event Planning Company

THE WINNER IS: Kinsley Meetings
Littleton | 303.798.3664

Runners-up:
» Red Door Alliances
» Imprint Group

Best Restaurant/Bar with Private Dining Space

THE WINNER IS: Rialto Cafe
Denver | 303.893.2233  

Runners-up:
» Maggiano’s Little Italy
» ​The Fort

Best Caterer in Denver Metro

THE WINNER IS: Catering by Design
Denver | 303.781.5335

Runners-up:
» Epicurean Group
» Biscuits & Berries

Best Renovation Project at Hotel or Event Venue (Completed Between Oct. 1, 2016 – Sept. 30, 2017) 

THE WINNER IS: Hotel Boulderado
Boulder | 303.442.4344

Runners-up:
» St Julien Hotel & Spa
» ​Warwick Denver

Best Meeting/Event Venue in Denver Metro (No Hotel)

THE WINNER IS: Denver Center for the Performing Arts
Denver | 303.893.4100

Runners-Up:
» Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre
» ​Topgolf Centennial

Best Attraction Outside Denver Metro

THE WINNER IS: Vail Mountain
Vail | 970.476.5601

Runners-up:
» ​Rocky Mountain National Park
» Garden of the Gods Visitor & Nature Center

BRONZE MEDALISTS 

Best Event Decor/Florist

THE WINNER IS: The Perfect Petal
Denver | 303.480.0966

Runners-up:
» ​DesignWorks
» ​Eclectic Hive

Best Destination Management Company

THE WINNER IS: Imprint Group
Denver | 303.623.1492

Runners-up:
» ​ACCESS Colorado
» ​Convention Designs

Best Caterer Outside Denver Metro

THE WINNER IS: A Spice of Life Catering + Events
Boulder | 303.443.4049

Runners-up:
» Garden of the Gods Gourmet
» ​Picnic Basket Family of Companies 

Best Transportation Provider

THE WINNER IS: Presidential Worldwide Transportation
Denver | 303.286.1114

Runners-up:
» ​Jay’s Valet
» ​Colorado Mountain Express

SILVER MEDALISTS

Best Hotel or Resort with Meeting/Event Space in Denver Metro (More than 200 Guest Rooms) 

THE WINNER IS: The Brown Palace Hotel and Spa
Denver | 303.297.3111

Runners-up:
» Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center
» The Westin Westminster

Best Entertainment Agency

THE WINNER IS: 5 Star Talent and Entertainment
Denver | 303.635.1210

Runners-up:
» Imprint Group
» Elite Entertainment

Best Destination Marketing Organization (Town/Area Less than 25,000 in Population)

THE WINNER IS: Breckenridge Tourism Office
Breckenridge | 888.251.2417

Runners-up:
» Vail Valley Partnership
» Winter Park & Fraser Chamber

Best Audio-Visual Provider

THE WINNER IS: Multimedia Audio Visual
Englewood | 303.623.2324

Runners-up:
» J&S Audio Visual
» PSAV 

Best Specialty Rental Provider

THE WINNER IS: Fun Productions
Aurora | 303.732.5419

Runners-up:
» Eclectic Hive
» ​Chairs Covers & Linens Denver

GOLD MEDALISTS

Best Attraction in Denver Metro

THE WINNER IS: Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre
Morrison | 303.697.6047

Runners-up:
» Denver Botanic Gardens
» Denver Zoo

Best Outdoor Meeting/Event Venue

THE WINNER IS: Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre
Morrison | 303.697.6047

Runners-up:
» Denver Botanic Gardens
» Spruce Mountain Ranch

Best Historic Venue

THE WINNER IS: The Broadmoor
Colorado Springs | 855.634.7711

Runners-up:
» The Brown Palace Hotel and Spa
» ​Denver Union Station

Best Hotel or Resort with Meeting/Event Space Outside Denver Metro (More than 200 Guest Rooms) 

THE WINNER IS: The Broadmoor
Colorado Springs | 855.634.7711

Runners-up:
» Beaver Run Resort & Conference Center
» St Julien Hotel & Spa

Best Photographer/Videographer

THE WINNER IS: All Digital Photo & Video
Lafayette | 303.494.2320

Runners-up:
» Elevate Photography
» Allée Photography

Best Meeting/Event Venue Outside Denver Metro (No Hotel)

THE WINNER IS: Spruce Mountain Ranch
Larkspur | 719.484.0800

Runners-up:
» Keystone Conference Center
» Sanctuary Golf Course

OLYMPIADS

Best Destination Marketing Organization (Town/Area 25,000-plus in Population)

THE WINNER IS: VISIT DENVER, The Convention & Visitors Bureau
Denver | 800.233.6837

Runners-up:
» Colorado Springs Convention & Visitors Bureau
» Boulder Convention & Visitors Bureau

Best Hotel or Resort with Meeting/Event Space Outside Denver Metro (200 or Less Guest Rooms)

THE WINNER IS: Devil’s Thumb Ranch Resort & Spa
Tabernash | 970.726.5632

Runners-up:
» C Lazy U Ranch
» Park Hyatt Beaver Creek Resort & Spa

Best Hotel or Resort with Meeting/Event Space in Denver Metro (200 or Less Guest Rooms)

THE WINNER IS: JW Marriott Denver Cherry Creek
Denver | 303.316.2700

Runners-up:
» The Oxford Hotel
» the ART, a hotel

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