• Best of Colorado 2016 Winners (Listed)

     
    POSTED March 16, 2016
     

Best Meeting/Event Planning Company

THE WINNER IS: JA Special Events
Westminster | 720.394.0282

Runners-up
» Convention Designs,
​» Kinsley Meetings

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

THE WINNER IS: St Julien Hotel & Spa
Boulder | 720.406.9696

Runners-up
» The Broadmoor
» Beaver Run Resort & Conference Center

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

THE WINNER IS: Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum
Denver | 303.360.5360

Runners-up
» Denver Center for the Performing Arts
» Denver Art Museum

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

THE WINNER IS: Copper Mountain Resort 
Copper Mountain | 970.968.2318, ext. 38809

Runners-up
» Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
» Keystone Conference Center

Best Audio-Visual Provider

THE WINNER IS: PSAV
Denver | 303.385.7999

Runners-up
» AXS Group
» J&S Audio Visual

Best Photographer/Videographer

THE WINNER IS: Allée Photography
Greenwood Village | 720.936.5678

Runners-up
» Elevate Photography
» All Digital Photo & Video

Best Caterer Outside Denver Metro

THE WINNER IS: Biscuits and Berries
Golden | 303.277.9677

Runners-up
» A Spice of Life Catering
» Buffalo Gals Catering

Best Attraction Outside Denver Metro

THE WINNER IS: Rocky Mountain National Park
Estes Park | 970.586.1206

Runners-up
» Garden of the Gods Visitor & Nature Center
» Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

Best Historic Venue

THE WINNER IS: The Broadmoor
Colorado Springs | 855.634.7711

Runners-up
» The Brown Palace Hotel & Spa
» Governor’s Residence at Boettcher Mansion

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
» Keystone Lodge & Spa
» 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
» Hotel Teatro
» The Oxford Hotel

Best Transportation

THE WINNER IS: Colorado Mountain Express
Edwards | 970.754.7433

Runners-up
» Presidential Worldwide Transportation
» SuperShuttle

Best Rental Service

THE WINNER IS: Event Rents
Englewood | 303.972.0975

Runners-up
» Butler Rents
» Party Time Rental

Best Caterer in Denver Metro

THE WINNER IS: Epicurean Group
Centennial | 303.770.0877

Runners-up
» Kevin Taylor Restaurant Group
» Three Tomatoes Catering

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

THE WINNER IS: VISIT DENVER
Denver | 800.233.6837

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

Best Destination Management Company

THE WINNER IS: Convention Designs
Denver | 303.650.8858

Runners-up
» ACCESS Colorado
» AXS Group

Best Renovation Project at Hotel or Event Venue (Completed Between Oct. 1, 2014 – Sept. 30, 2015)

THE WINNER IS: Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center
Denver | 303.486.4400 

Runners-up
» The Lodge at Vail
» The Westin Westminster 

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

THE WINNER IS: Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center
Denver | 303.486.4400

Runners-up
» Grand Hyatt Denver
» The Curtis - a DoubleTree by Hilton

Best Restaurant/Bar with Private Dining Space

THE WINNER IS: Maggiano's Little Italy
Englewood; Denver | 303.858.8781; 303.260.7708

Runners-up
» Coohills Restaurant
» ELWAY’S Cherry Creek

Best Entertainment Agency

THE WINNER IS: AXS Group
Denver | 303.750.6111

Runners-up
» Skyline Talent & Events
» DTP Events (tie)
» Talent West (tie)

Best Event Décor/Floral

THE WINNER IS A TIE: DNM Events (previously Décor ‘N More)
Denver | 303.936.9224

THE WINNER IS A TIE: Designworks
Denver | 720.941.7440

Runner-up
» The Perfect Petal

Best Attraction in Denver Metro

THE WINNER IS: Red Rocks Amphitheatre
Morrison | 303.697.6047

Runners-up
» Elitch Gardens Theme & Water Park
» Denver Zoo

Best Outdoor Meeting/Event Venue

THE WINNER IS: Red Rocks Amphitheatre
Morrison | 303.697.6047

Runners-up
» Denver Botanic Gardens
» Coors Field

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

THE WINNER IS: Vail Valley Partnership
Avon | 970.476.1000

Runners-up
» Winter Park & Fraser Chamber
» Breckenridge Tourism Office

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