The Events Industry Council recently announced that VISIT DENVER has achieved PLATINUM Level certification to the EIC Sustainable Event Standards. Denver is the first destination to achieve the highest level of certification. The EIC Sustainable Event Standards are specific standards for environmental and social responsibility within the events industry. Created by the EIC Sustainability Committee in partnership with industry professionals and leading sustainability practitioners, the requirements provide event planners and suppliers with prescriptive actions for producing and delivering sustainable events.

With four hotels on Cvent’s Top 100 Meeting Hotels list and more than 14,000 hotel rooms downtown, Denver is a top tier convention city. Cvent also ranked Denver No. 10 in the “Top 50 Meeting Destinations in North America” in 2023, noting the destination as a top choice for event planners worldwide. continues to rank Denver among the “Top 25 Convention Cities in the USA” based on walkability, affordability, tourism appeal, ease of access, weather and safety. Denver is one of 13 of the country’s top 25 markets that has already have recovered to pre­pandemic volume, according to the Knowland Q3 Performance Index in 2023.