Finally, the season we’ve all been waiting for — summer! Flowers are blooming, grills are fired up, there’s nowhere we’d rather be than outdoors, especially for corporate gatherings. Every meeting, corporate retreat, company picnic, party, conference or team-building session just works better and is more memorable if it’s held outdoors. Of course, these days there are as many activities, venues, resorts and destinations to choose from as there are flowers in a garden. That’s why at meetingpages, we’re having a garden party, presenting you with all the colorful options out there so that you can create a bountiful bouquet of fabulous activity and a fantastic experience for your attendees this season. What will you pick?
Pick a Golf Outing
For a swingin’ good time, grab those clubs and drive that team out to the links. Plan a tournament or even just a couple of friendly rounds at The Broadmoor, a truly unique course featuring 54 holes of championship golf, plus six tennis courts, two swimming pools and three outdoor hot tubs for relaxing (and healing) afterward. Inverness Hotel + Conference Center boasts a par-70 PGA championship golf course considered to be among the finest in Colorado with gentle slopes, rolling hills and deep bunkers — perfect for a golf event! Teeing off at one of two acclaimed golf courses at Keystone Resort + Conference Center feels like launching your ball into the air from what seems like the edge of the world. Or try the The Lodge + Spa at Cordillera, the closest lodge to the notable Red Sky Ranch + Golf Club courses known for their spectacular surroundings and unforgettable vistas.
Pick a Dude Ranch Outing
Yeeha! Saddle up and head on out to the Devil’s Thumb Ranch for rustically upscale accommodations and horseback riding, cattle driving, rancher riding, horsemanship lessons and family rides. With multiple venues including an indoor arena, pavilion, wine room and carriage house ballroom, Crooked Willow Farms is a place rich in history, amenities and breathtaking views. At the Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch, attendees will discover their inner cowboy with horseback riding, fly fishing and more.
Pick a Day of Elegance + Beauty
Gorgeous views and dramatic décor highlight the four event spaces located at Palazzo Verdi at Fidler’s Green including The Atrium, The Madden Museum of Art, Mangia Bevi Café and The Venetian Room. For a truly stunning (and educational) experience, bring your bunch to the Butterfly Pavilion with its five immersive exhibits, including a rainforest filled with 1,600 free-flying tropical butterflies.
Pick a Day at the Races
And they’re off … off of work, off the clock, off to have a good time, so pick a winning place for them to spend it. Between the pro and amateur racing, race car testing and Mopar nationals, you’ll be in the winner’s circle when you pick a day for your group to spend at Bandimere Speedway.
Pick Your Own Backyard
You just might have the perfect setting for a corporate gathering right at your own place of business. If that’s the case, then your time will be best spent when you rent a tent (or two) from All Events Tent + Party Rentals.
Tie it Up with a Bow
Sometimes the easiest way to plan is to plan to have someone else do the planning … or at least help. Make your job easier and tie everything together with the assistance of any of the regions’ Convention and Visitor’s Bureaus, such as Boulder CVB, Breckenridge CVB, Experience Colorado Springs CVB or Visit Denver CVB.
After all the details are done, be sure to slip off your shoes, put your feet up and drink in the ambience and splendor of what you’ve created — a party well-planned and an event much anticipated.