Community Calendar

If you have an event you would like added to the Community Calender, click here to  Submit Your Event

<< Previous Event Wednesday, April 23, 2014
return to calendar
Next Event >>


SW Colorado Tourism Summit
Hosted by GCBTA

Add to your calendar
Date: April 23, 12:00 pm
Continues Until:
Location: Lodge at Mountaineer Square
Details: The Southwest Colorado Tourism Summit’s brings tourism and hospitality leaders and other businesses from around Colorado to the southwest corner of the state and to provide an opportunity for attendees to learn best practices, exchange ideas and create new partnerships. Activities officially kick off with a welcome reception at 5:00 p.m. on April 23.

The conference continues on April 24 with a networking breakfast, a dozen breakout sessions and keynote addresses by Colorado Tourism Office Director Al White discussing Colorado’s tourism industry, Tom Leydon and Chris Clemens of Denver’s Pilgrim Advertising providing insights about how mobile is changing travel plans. Breakout sessions cover topics such as culinary and agritourism, collaborative marketing, packaged travel, sustainable tourism, attracting international visitors, creating and tracking effective advertising, differentiating a destination to attract visitors, and much more.

The summit wraps up on the morning of April 25 with a keynote by Melanie McBride, senior vice president of public relations and communications strategy with LaneTerralever in Phoenix, discussing new ways to expand a destination’s brand with content marketing, followed by “speed dating” for tourism businesses. These roundtable discussions focus on small business tools, how to get business through events, social media monitoring, using local food trends to build traffic and more. The roundtables will be led by Tour Colorado, Colorado Scenic Byways, Colorado Tourism Office, Destination Colorado, Colorado Welcome Centers, Internet Honey, Miles Media and more.

Click here for the event website



Upcoming Events
Wednesday, Apr 23
   
  GROUP MEETING
FREE LOCAL TOURISM DAY
9:00am, Lodge at Mountaineer Square Ballroom
Hosted by the Gunnison-Crested Butte Tourism Association as a part of the Southwest Colorado Tourism Summit, Local Tourism Day is open to any more...
   
  GROUP MEETING SW COLORADO TOURISM SUMMIT
Hosted by GCBTA
12:00pm, Lodge at Mountaineer Square
The Southwest Colorado Tourism Summit’s brings tourism and hospitality leaders and other businesses from around Colorado to the southwest more...
   
  CLASS / LECTURE WATERCOLOR PAINTING
5:15pm, Art Studio of the Center for the Arts
Explore the possibilities using the transparent, luminous qualities of watercolor paints. Investigate the importance of excellent brush, paper and more...
   
  ART CREATIVE CLAY CLASS
Adults 16 +
6:00pm, Gunnison Arts Center Clay Studio
Creative Clay: Wheel Throwing and Hand Building for all levels ~ (Adults Ages 16+) Wednesdays, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. This Adult Clay Class, open more...



Thursday, Apr 24
   
  CLASS / LECTURE
NOVEL-TEA
A Tale for the Time Being
2:00pm, Old Rock Library
A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki Two lives intersect when Ruth discovers a Hello Kitty lunchbox washed up on her remote more...
   
  GROUP MEETING CBCS SUMMER ACTIVITIES FAIR
4:00pm, Crested Butte Community School
Summer's quickly approaching! What will your kids be doing with all of their free time? Learn how to keep them healthy, active and engaged at more...
   
  SUMMER ACTIVITIES FAIR
4:00pm, Crested Butte Community School Multi-Purpose Room
Summer's quickly approaching! What will your kids be doing with all or their time off? Want to know how to keep them active, learning and more...
   
  TAKE BACK THE NIGHT
Sexual Assault Awareness Event
6:30pm, United States
The Confidential Advocacy Center (CAC) will be hosting our second annual sexual assault awareness event, Take Back The Night®, on Thursday April more...



Saturday, Apr 26
   
  FUNDRAISER / PARTY CRESTED BUTTE MOUNTAIN RESORT REOPENING
Silver Queen Spins from 10 AM - 5PM Sat. & Sun.
10:00am, Crested Butte Mountain Resort
Never in the history of Crested Butte Mountain Resort (CBMR) has the ski area re-opened the lifts for more skiing and riding once it has closed for more...
   
  MUSIC DREW EMMIT AND FRIENDS BENEFIT CONCERT
with Free the Honey
7:00pm, Crested Butte Center for the Arts
Come join Drew Emmitt and Friends for an evening of great tunes at The Crested Butte Center for the Arts on Saturday, April 26th. Opening for Emmitt more...
   
  FUNDRAISER / PARTY ADULT PROM: CANDY LAND
8:00pm, Gunnison Arts Center
Adult Prom “CandyLand” Saturday, April 26. 8:00 – 10:00 p.m. Ever wish you could go back in time and relive your senior prom? more...



Sunday, Apr 27
   
  CRESTED BUTTE POLE PEDAL PADDLE RACE
CB3P
10:00am, Mt Crested Butte to Crested Butte to Gunnison
The CB3P is a multi-sport, endurance race that spans the length of the Gunnison Valley, starting in Mt. Crested Butte and finishing in Gunnison, CO. more...
   
 
AYURVEDA WORKSHOP: AYURYOGA
3:00pm, Yoga for the Peaceful
Ayuryoga: Learn how to develop a yoga practice that supports your constitution based on Ayurvedic principles. Sunday, April 27 3-5:30pm Join more...



Tuesday, Apr 29
   
  FUNDRAISER / PARTY SCRABBLE NIGHT
6:30pm, Old Rock Library
Back by popular demand.... Come play Scrabble at the library! We will have three tables set up with Scrabble games. You can choose the Serious more...
   
  CLASS / LECTURE PTA PARENTING WORKSHOP ON EATING DISORDERS
7:00pm, CBCS Multi Purpose Room
Join us on April 29 at 7 p.m. in the MPR for a PTA Parenting Workshop on Eating Disorders by Erin Buck. Learn the early to late signs of an eating more...



SHOW MORE EVENTS >>>