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    1. Getting ready to toast the winners. 

    <p>1. Getting ready to toast the winners.&nbsp;</p>
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    2. Danny Findley and Megan Meyers. 

    <p>2. Danny Findley and Megan Meyers.&nbsp;</p>
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    3. Entertainment by Bling Entertainment & Events. 

    <p>3. Entertainment by Bling Entertainment &amp; Events.&nbsp;</p>
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    4. A sold-out crowd of more than 500. 

    <p>4. A sold-out crowd of more than 500.&nbsp;</p>
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    5. Betty Kay and Kevin Becker. 

    <p>5. Betty Kay and Kevin Becker.&nbsp;</p>
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    6. Adding some sparkle to the celebration. 

    <p>6. Adding some sparkle to the celebration.&nbsp;</p>
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    7. AXS Group brought home two awards.

    <p>7. AXS Group brought home two awards.</p>
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    8. Bob Haddad, emcee and Denver First Lady Mary Louise Lee, and Beth Buehler. 

    <p>8. Bob Haddad, emcee and Denver First Lady Mary Louise Lee, and Beth Buehler.&nbsp;</p>
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    9. Culinary staff from Biscuits & Berries. 

    <p>9. Culinary staff from Biscuits &amp; Berries.&nbsp;</p>
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    10. Monica Cheeks, Ian Slaughter and Sidney Stoper. 

    <p>10. Monica Cheeks, Ian Slaughter and Sidney Stoper.&nbsp;</p>
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    11. Al and Terri Fisher. 

    <p>11. Al and Terri Fisher.&nbsp;</p>
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    12. Darby Kurtz, Sasha Lawler and Eliza Magdalenski accepting an award for Devil’s Thumb Ranch Resort & Spa. 

    <p>12. Darby Kurtz, Sasha Lawler and Eliza Magdalenski accepting an award for Devil’s Thumb Ranch Resort &amp; Spa.&nbsp;</p>
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    13. A little magic for a magical evening.

    <p>13. A little magic for a magical evening.</p>

The magazine’s 11th annual Best of Colorado readers’ choice awards on March 13 was a smashing success at The Hangar at Stanley, located in Aurora’s new Stanley Marketplace. Thank you to our partners and sponsors!

Four distinct seasons impress guests, accommodate budgets and tap into a laid-back lifestyle.

 

Meeting and incentive trip planners: Get ready to be surprised at the diverse range of lodging options available in Colorado from glamping tents, yurts and teepees to overnight accommodations in a jail, train station, castle and replica fort. colorado.com

The 200-acre, family-owned Arapaho Valley Ranch has cabins, lodge rooms, glamping tents outfitted with southwestern flair, and 20-foot teepees equipped with queensized beds.

 

When planning a gathering, make sure to check a destination’s calendar of events for festivals, concerts and noteworthy exhibitions. Leslie Heins and Lisa Cook, owners and event architects of Denver-based Affair with Flair, demonstrated how this can be done with a social occasion, which easily could have been a corporate event in conjunction with the Denver Art Museum’s recent blockbuster “Dior: From Paris to the World” that wrapped up in March 2019.