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.
A New Take on Boring Banquets
A Mile High & Rising
—2 oz. Prairie Organic Gin
—1 oz. apricot brandy
—1 oz. fresh-squeezed lemon juice
—1 oz. creme of coconut
Pour in shaker over ice, shake and strain into an ice-filled Collins glass. Garnish with a lemon wheel or flowers and a pineapple frond.
Courtesy of Adrift Tiki Bar, Denver
Achieve Island Mode With Polynesian-Inspired Dishes and Drinks in Denver.
We’ve mentioned the new Outlaw Mountain Coaster introduced at Steamboat Ski Resort in 2017, and now there are new alpine coasters debuting at Copper Mountain Resort, Purgatory Resort and Snowmass. These fairly mild but super scenic thrill rides are great for meeting breaks!
Denver duo brings the community together, celebrating Thanksgiving in the most meaningful way.
These experienced Colorado planners confirm that their approach is nearly identical no matter the size of a gathering.
The Meetings Industry Council (MIC) of Colorado hosted a record attendance of over 1,200 attendees at the 17th Annual MIC Educational Conference & Trade Show on March 14-15 at the Colorado Convention Center (CCC). This is the first year a second day was added for all attendees. Next year’s conference will be held March 13-14, 2018 at CCC.
The International Live Event Association – Denver Chapter hosted its 12th annual Designer Showcase on Feb. 21 at Lone Tree Golf Club & Hotel in Lone Tree. The event highlighted collaborative efforts of members and other event colleagues in the form of four trendsetting vignettes, each illustrating a city where an ILEA chapter is located.