Championship Meetings & Events in Olympic City USA
Choosing the perfect destination can be challenging. You strive to find a place that attendees want to visit with compelling off-site activities and great venues. Colorado Springs is a vibrant southern-Colorado city that sits at the base of Pikes Peak – America’s Mountain. Easy to get to and full of adventure, culture and natural wonders, Colorado Springs is a winning choice. Here are seven compelling reasons to send your RFP to Visit Colorado Springs: 1. MOUNTAIN SCENERY: The city's location at the base of Pikes Peak and the surrounding mountains provides a beautiful and unique setting for any event. The natural beauty of the area can serve as a backdrop for outdoor events and can also be incorporated into indoor events through the use of natural light and mountain views. 2. OUTDOOR ADVENTURE: The city's proximity to the mountains offers a wide range of outdoor activities for attendees, such as hiking, biking and rock climbing, which can be incorporated into team building and recreational activities before, during and after a conference. 3. Military Presence: Colorado Springs is home to several military installations, including the United States Air Force Academy, Peterson Air Force Base, Ft Carson Mountain Post and Schriever Air Force Base, which can be interesting for events catering to military or veteran groups. 4. CULTURAL ATTRACTIONS: The city has a vibrant arts and culture scene, with many museums, theaters and cultural centers that can be used as off-site event venues. Top choices include the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, The Broadmoor World Arena and the Space Foundation Discovery Center. 5. MEETING FACILITIES: Colorado Springs offers a wide range of meeting facilities, including hotels, conference centers, and event venues that can accommodate groups of various sizes and styles. View the Visit Colorado Springs photo gallery above to see all of our full-service properties. 6. ACCESSIBILITY: Colorado Springs is easily accessible by air, with the Colorado Airport just 11 miles from Downtown Colorado Springs. By car, Colorado Springs is just 60 miles south of Denver on Interstate 25. 7. CLIMATE: Colorado Springs has low humidity and is protected from the elements by Pikes Peak and the foothills known as the Front Range. Yes, we get snow, but not as much as other western cities such as Denver and Minneapolis. Our abundant sunshine means the snow never sticks around for long. Summer evenings are pleasantly cool and our fall weather is spectacular. Overall, Colorado Springs offers a unique blend of natural beauty, outdoor recreation, military history, cultural arts and meeting facilities that will provide a memorable and productive experience for meeting attendees.
Take exit 141 off I-25 and go east several blocks to the corner of Cascade Avenue and Cimarron St. Free parking available in our parking lot.
Distance from airport
- Colorado Springs Airport
11 mi. from city center
Colorado Springs Airport
Pikes Peak Highway
U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum
The Broadmoor Manitou and Pikes Peak Cog Railway
U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Training Center
Pikes Peak Summit Visitor Center
A luxurious retreat located at the foot of the Rockies, The Broadmoor is the pinnacle of meeting locations in North America with 784 rooms and suites and over 315,000 square feet of flexible meeting and event space.
- Exhibit Space93,500 sq. ft.Total meeting space315,000 sq. ft.
Fast Facts about Colorado Springs -Colorado's second-largest city -Located on I-25, just 70 miles south of Denver -Home of Pikes Peak - America's Mountain -Home of Garden of the Gods Park -Home of the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Training Center and Team USA -Home of the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum -Home of the U.S. Air Force Academy -55+ attractions -Outdoor recreation year-round Colorado Springs Airport (www.FlyCOS.com) -American Airlines -Delta -Southwest -Sun Country -United Our Largest Full-Service Hotels & Resorts -The Antlers Hotel -The Broadmoor -Cheyenne Mountain Colorado Springs - A Dolce Resort -Colorado Springs Marriott -DoubleTree by Hilton -Element Downtown -Mining Exchange, a Wyndham Grand Hotel -SpringHill Suites Downtown VCOS Services -Customized hotel and venue proposals -Area information and referrals -Transportation solutions -Complimentary Official Visitor Guides -Attendee bags & promotional items -Images and digital interactive maps to promote your event -Customized maps to promote your event and Colorado Springs -Permit assistance -Letter from the mayor and/or the governor