Destination West

Destination West is the premier hosted-buyer event for qualified meetings and incentive professionals sourcing programs in the West. Formerly Discover Colorado, Destination West will also include other destinations and hotels in the Western U.S.

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ABOUT DESTINATION WEST

Destination West enables attendees to experience firsthand the most desirable destinations, hotels and activities for successful meetings, while making invaluable business connections. This unique event is hosted by Northstar Meetings Group’s leading brands—Successful Meetings, Meetings & Conventions, and Incentive magazine.

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Learn

Learn

Learn from, and be inspired by, our guest speakers who will provide targeted education specific to your needs as a meeting and incentive planner.

Connect

Connect

Connect with premier suppliers from around the world during pre-scheduled one-on-one business appointments and unique experiential activities.

Enjoy

Enjoy

All qualified buyers will be fully hosted by Northstar Meetings Group, including airfare, accommodation, meals and planned activities.

ALL QUALIFIED BUYERS WILL BE FULLY HOSTED BY NORTHSTAR MEETINGS GROUP, INCLUDING AIRFARE, ACCOMMODATION, MEALS, AND PLANNED ACTIVITIES.

INFORMATION

Those who are selected to attend will participate in:

  • Two-and-a-half productive days of pre-scheduled one-to-one meetings with key suppliers from the Western U.S.
  • Insightful educational presentations from inspiring speakers
  • Opening reception, great meals, and numerous networking opportunities with other elite buyers
  • Unique experiential activities showcasing Colorado Springs area as a premier meetings and incentive destination.

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To learn more why past buyers say this event is the best networking and education experience in the incentive industry, please contact Dana Kallman at [email protected].

MEET WITH BUYERS LOOKING TO BOOK BUSINESS IN THE WESTERN U.S.

Enterprise Package

EVENT ONLY

  • Table at event
  • One-on-one pre-schedule appointments with heavily vetted buyers
  • All networking events and activities

 

Individual Package

PLATINUM PACKAGE

  • Table at event
  • One-on-one pre-schedule appointments with heavily vetted buyers
  • Full-page ad package
  • All networking events and activities
GOLD PACKAGE

GOLD PACKAGE

  • Table at event
  • One-on-one pre-schedule appointments with heavily vetted buyers
  • Half-page ad package
  • All networking events and activities


Exhibitor Package Rates & Premium Sponsorship Opportunities

For exhibitor package rates and premium sponsorship opportunities, please contact your business development director or James Antaky.

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Past Exhbitors

2021 Exhibitors

  • Aspen Chamber Resort Association
  • Boise Centre
  • Caesars Entertainment
  • Casino del Sol
  • Chumash Casino
  • Discover Coronado
  • Discover Flagstaff
  • Discover Walnut Creek
  • Gila River Resort
  • Go Heber Valley
  • Greater Ontario CVB
  • Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe
  • Hotel Corque
  • Hyatts of Denver
  • Imprint Group
  • International Gifting Company
  • Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority
  • Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority
  • Long Beach CVB
  • M Resort Spa Casino
  • MGM Resorts International
  • Monarch Casino Resort Spa Black Hawk
  • Presidential
  • Reno Sparks CVA
  • Resorts World Las Vegas
  • San Diego Tourism Authority
  • Santa Monica Travel & Tourism
  • Sheraton Denver Downtown
  • South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa
  • Tempe Tourism
  • The Broadmoor
  • Tourism Santa Fe
  • Travel Juneau
  • Visit Aurora
  • Visit Cheyenne
  • Visit Colorado Springs
  • Visit Denver
  • Visit Estes Park
  • Visit Newport Beach
  • Visit Park City
  • Visit Santa Barbara

 

Thursday, May 5

3:00pm– 5:45pm
Registration
3:00pm – 5:45pm
Supplier tabletop set-up (Optional)
5:45pm – 6:30pm
Planners: Property Tour
6:30pm – 8:30pm
Welcome Reception

Friday, May 6

7:30am – 8:15am
Breakfast
8:15am – 9:30am
Education
9:45am – 11:45am
One-on-One Appointments (7) w/a break at 10:45am
12:00pm
Departure for Lunch
12:15pm – 2:00pm
Lunch
2:30pm – 4:00pm
One-on-One Appointments (6)
4:00pm – 6:30pm
Explore Downtown Denver
6:30pm – 8:30pm
Reception

Friday, May 7

7:30am – 8:15am
Breakfast
8:15am – 9:30am
Education
9:45am – 11:30am
One-on-One Appointments (6) w/a break at 10:30am
11:45am
Departure for Lunch
12:00pm – 1:30pm
Closing Lunch
2:00pm
Departures

Hyatt Regency Denver

650 15th Street
Denver, CO 80202

Experience the culture of downtown from Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center. Located one block from the 16th Street Mall and walking distance to Denver Center for the Performing Arts, our hotel offers a stylish stay in downtown Denver with access to the 27th-floor Peaks Lounge, the highest-rising lounge in the city with spectacular Rocky Mountain views.

Buyers: We will make your reservations for you.

Suppliers: Information for making reservations coming soon.

Advisory Notice Regarding Outside Solicitations

Please be advised that numerous companies have been emailing and calling our attendees attempting to book them into hotels for Northstar events.

Here are the companies and their representatives that we have been made aware of:

— CBS International
— Corporate Booking Services
— EHRS
— Exhibition Housing Services
— Global Housing Corporation
— World Wide Travel

Be advised that these companies and individuals have no relationship with our events. Our attendees are encouraged to disregard any communication received from these companies or any others that are not affiliated with Northstar Meetings Group.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT YOUR SALES REPRESENTATIVE OR:

Buyers Contact:

Dana Kallman

Manager of Buyer Development

[email protected]

Suppliers Contact:

James Antaky

Business Development Director

[email protected]

 

Sharon Freeark

Business Development Director

[email protected]

Event Logistics Contact:

Rita Bergman

Manager, Events and Tradeshows

[email protected]