Miette et Chocolat, located in Aurora’s Stanley Marketplace, combines the sophistication of a French patisserie with the creativity of modern culinary art. From handcrafted and hand-painted bonbons and candy bars to elegant pastries and avant garde chocolate sculptures, David Lewis and Gonzo Jimenez’s latest venture is bound to tempt the palette of any group. Find out more about Lewis and Jimenez as Colorado Meetings + Events continues our People Profile series on business owner duos on page 80.
Colorado Meetings + Events Magazine
The meetings and events industry’s version of the Olympic games means new podium finishes, repeat winners, returning medalists and plenty of friendly competition.
The seven newest inductees are among the state’s most creative and dedicated industry pros.
This couple brings 30 years of A/V knowledge to an industry that is evolving at sonic speed.
Around the globe, the experience economy is impacting how we shop, travel, work, and attend meetings and events.
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’s McNichols Civic Center Building was decked out Willy Wonka style on June 20, 2017, for the ninth annual International Live Events Association (ILEA) Denver Excellence Awards. Members and guests celebrated the accomplishments of their peers and enjoyed cocktails, dinner and dancing. A team of judges from the Chicago chapter of ILEA selected the winners.
For the past five years, Destination Colorado has been switching up its Customer Appreciation Event from golf to experiential. This year, partner suppliers helped host planners for a private dinner reception at Red Rocks Amphitheatre followed by a 1964 Beatles tribute band performance. Nostalgic costume items, a photo booth and a roped-off seating section at Red Rocks were part of the fun.
Home to Colorado’s largest natural body of water and the headwaters of the Colorado River, Grand County is brimming with beauty and opportunities.