Category Archives: Destinations

Vail/ Beaver Creek

Smart Stats: Number of Meetings Hotels: 17 Total Hotel Rooms: 2,180 Number of Special Events Venues: 3 Local Airports: Eagle County Airport (EGE) Local CVB: Visit Vail Valley, Breckenridge CVB Smart Snapshot: At 8,150 feet above sea level, Vail offers some of the state’s best ski terrain. It is 100 miles west of Denver; its…

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Victoria

Smart Stats: Number of Meetings Hotels: Total Hotel Rooms: Number of Special Events Venues: Local Convention Centers: Local Airports: Local CVB: Smart Snapshot: Tucked along the waterfront on Vancouver Island, Victoria displays all the hallmarks of a postcard-perfect harbor town, including rows of quaint shops on cobblestone streets, birds diving in and out of the sea…

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British Columbia

In terms of delivering an experience for every sense—sight, sound, touch, taste and smell—British Columbia excels. Appealing sounds range from world-class music in cosmopolitan Vancouver to the primitive noises of wildlife in isolated Cariboo. Fresh fish from Victoria’s wharf and high-end Pacific Northwest cuisine in Whistler satiate the taste buds. Stunning sights run the gamut…

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Whistler

Smart Stats: Number of Meetings Hotels: 11 Total Hotel Rooms: 6000 Number of Special Events Venues: 10 Local Convention Centers: Whistler Conference Centre Local Airports: Vancouver International Airport (YVR) Local CVB: Tourism Whistler Smart Snapshot: In the northern part of B.C., Whistler evokes the glacial beauty of Switzerland with its towering peaks and intimate, European-influenced villages….

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Aspen/ Snow Mass

Smart Stats: Number of Meetings Hotels: 16 Total Hotel Rooms: 1,142 Number of Special Events Venues: Local Convention Centers: Aspen Meadows Conference Center Local Airports: Aspen/Pitkin County Airport (ASE) Local CVB: Stay Aspen/Snowmass Smart Snapshot: Aspen, located about 200 miles west of Denver, doesn’t require an introduction, but it may need an explanation. It’s a…

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Colorado Springs

Smart Stats: Number of Meetings Hotels: 56 Total Hotel Rooms: 14,000 Number of Special Events Venues: 75 Local Airports: Colorado Springs Airport (COS) Local CVB: Colorado Springs CVB Smart Snapshot: Colorado Springs, about 70 miles south of Denver, is known for the sense of grandeur that defines its dramatic natural landscapes and physical structures, including…

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Denver Area

Smart Stats: Number of Meetings Hotels: 30 Total Hotel Rooms: 2,078 Number of Special Events Venues: 17 Local Airports: Denver International Airport (DEN) Local CVB: Visit Denver, Breckenridge CVB Smart Snapshot: Denver was born as a boom town during Colorado’s silver and gold rushes, and many of its downtown high-rises were built during the energy surge…

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Greater San Jose / Silicon Valley

Smart Stats: Number of Meetings Hotels: 215 Total Hotel Rooms: 35,000 Number of Special Events Venues: 580 Local Convention Centers:Santa Clara Convention Center, San Jose Convention Center Local Airports: San Francisco International, Oakland International Airport Mineta San José International Airport Local CVB: Santa Clara Convention and Visitors Bureau, Team San Jose Menlo Park/San Mateo County…

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Southern California

To many, Southern California is a place of sunshine, flip-flops and endless sand. It’s where you can ride a Ferris wheel along the Santa Monica Pier, run beside the crashing waves of La Jolla or shop in perfect weather at a downtown farmer’s market. The Southern Californian beach town is not so much a stereotype…

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Alberta

Located above Montana, Alberta is endowed with a combination of turquoise lakes, towering mountains and historic cowboy towns. It has served as the perfect stage for corporate shindigs for decades. The most dominant geographical feature is the north-south run of the Canadian Rockies, a truly majestic collection of jagged peaks interspersed with glacier-fed lakes and…

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