The meetings and events industry’s version of the Olympic games means new podium finishes, repeat winners, returning medalists and plenty of friendly competition.
Colorado Meetings + Events Magazine
The seven newest inductees are among the state’s most creative and dedicated industry pros.
These interviews are part of a series that highlights new hires within the industry. Have you recently started a new role or do you know someone who has? Submit your ideas to email@example.com.
Chef Josh Bettis was recently hired as the executive chef for Devil's Thumb Ranch Resort & Spa in Tabernash, Colo.
1. What are you looking forward to the most in your new role as executive chef for Devil's Thumb Ranch Resort & Spa?
Steamboat Ski & Resort Corporation and the Steamboat Grand Hotel has hired Jennifer Shea as their new sales director. In her new role, Shea will create and implement strategies for local, regional and national channels for tour operators, wholesalers, travel agents, properties and campaigns. She will also be in charge of pricing and products, overseeing conference programs and managing the sales team.
The data conundrum.
Even after 30 years working in meetings and events, Bruce and Donna Horii find plenty of motivation in what they do.
“We both have a passion for the mountain lifestyle, Colorado as a state and Breckenridge as a home base; I think that kind of shows through to our guests and clients,” says Bruce, director of sales and marketing at Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center in Breckenridge for the past 15 years.
Avery Brewing Company has moved into a newly expanded, $27 million facility in Boulder. Founded in 1993 by father-and-son duo Adam and Larry Avery, Avery Brewing offers free tours and tastings daily and has a menu of smoked meats, sandwiches, salads, southern dishes, and even fried rabbit and waffles.
Estes Park’s first microbrewery, St. Vrain Brewing Company, opened in early 2015 and features a 15-barrel system, indoor tasting room and outside patio.
Congratulations to the finalists for the Colorado Meetings + Events' Best of Awards 2015! We look forward to celebrating with each of you at our Best of Awards on Monday, March 16 at Mile High Station, where the winners will be announced.
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9th Annual Colorado Meetings + events Best Of Awards 2015
Monday, March 16