Visit Aurora Annual Meeting: Sneak Peek

Learn more about and buy tickets to our Annual Meeting on Nov. 21!

Don't miss our biggest event of the year! On November 21st, Aurora's top hospitality professionals, elected officials, and key community partners will convene at the Hyatt Regency Aurora-Denver Conference Center. Designed for professionals in leadership positions within the hospitality community, the Annual Meeting will focus on highlighting real success stories through dynamic presentations, panels, and messaging from inspirational thought leaders. Registration and morning networking begins at 8:00 AM. The program will start promptly at 9:00 AM and conclude at 11:00 AM. Business attire preferred. Tickets are on sale now.

Arrive Early for Networking, Prizes, and Special Appearances

Mingle with industry peers, connect with event sponsors, and come early to engage with guests. You may even get the chance to interact with a very special guest! As attendees take their seats, a plated breakfast will be served, and the program will kick off with a thrilling performance by Cirque Dreams Holidaze by Program Sponsor, Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center. Watch in awe as performers leap, jump, juggle, and more on center-stage.

Learn from Hospitality Luminaries

Aurora’s growth as a destination has skyrocketed in the past five years. Hear from Cathy Ritter, Director of the Colorado Tourism Office. Learn from industry experts during a Q&A panel with Darren Dunn, Co-Founder & President of Entrada Insights. You'll also receive insight on the value of face to face meetings from our Keynote speaker, Cathy Breden, Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer of International Association of Exhibitions & Events and Chief Executive Officer of Center for Exhibition Industry Research. The Annual meeting will share useful, data-driven information on Aurora’s perception as a destination, tourism as a whole, and visitor impact through spending.

Community Engagement & Recognition Ceremony

Our team loves acknowledging the hard-working hospitality and frontline employees in Aurora. This year, we will honor our 2019 recipients of the quarterly Far From Ordinary Award and our first-ever educational scholarship to our former student intern.

Join Us as we go "All In"

As Aurora continues to grow, we invite you to play a role in our development as a tourism destination. We're going "All In" as we commit to the expansion, preservation, and new chapter of Aurora, Colorado as a premier destination to convention, business and leisure travelers. During this exciting time, we've given you a platform to join us in our ongoing mission to build a community that strongly supports tourism while understanding its vital role in Aurora's economy and external perspectives. Going All In makes Aurora stronger while upholding the best interests of each and every citizen in our community.

Special Acknowledgements

A very special thank you to the sponsors supporting this event. The Annual Meeting will be filled with unique themes alongside informative takeaways that show the value of tourism in our community.

Program Sponsor
Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center

Host Hotel

Hyatt Regency Aurora-Denver Conference Center


Showcase Sponsor
ACCESS Destination Services
Topgolf Centennial
Town Center at Aurora
Punch Bowl Social Stapleton
City of Aurora, Colorado

Table Sponsor
Havana Business Improvement District
Aurora Chamber of Commerce
Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum
Renaissance Denver Stapleton Hotel
Stanley Marketplace
Metro Transportation Planning & Solutions Group
Colorado Rapids
Presidential Worldwide Transportation
Johnson & Wales University
Aurora Highlands
Aurora Economic Development Council

Event Partners
Red Canoe Promotions, Inc.
Peak to Peak Tap & Brew
Legends of Aurora Sports Grill
Create Cooking School
National Western Stock Show
Tiger Oak Media
Eclectic Activations
From the Hip Photo
Berendes Media