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Colorado Convention Center

Colorado Convention Center
Colorado Convention Center

Utah has landed two outdoor industry trade shows in the past year. Is it vying to reclaim Denver’s Outdoor Retailer, too?

With The Big Gear Show and the Fly Tackle Dealer Show setting up camp in Salt Lake City, stakeholders wonder if Utah is trying to woo back the outdoor industry after a turbulent past.


Colorado Convention Center bidding misconduct leads to $9 million settlement

Trammel Crow Company and Mortenson Construction must pay $4.5 million each and issue a public apology to the city, according to the settlement.


Colorado is working to keep coronavirus overflow hospitals as an option as third wave persists

State officials are looking to extend leases for the alternate care sites through March. Hospitals, meanwhile, have activated “surge plans” to increase capacity.


Downtown Denver’s hotel industry is struggling. Is it because people don’t want to be in the city center?

Even if a coronavirus vaccine comes, the hotel and convention industry can’t just hit the restart button. The uncertainty of recovery means events are getting canceled through mid-to-late 2021.


What if we never need the $100 million coronavirus overflow hospitals Colorado is building?

One lease, for the Colorado Convention Center, costs $60,000 per day. But state emergency officials say the five makeshift medical centers are Colorado’s health care insurance policy.


Bernie Sanders sees Bloomberg as a threat in Colorado’s presidential primary — and a perfect foil

At Sanders’ downtown Denver rally on Sunday night, he and his surrogates all attacked the former New York mayor, who is investing heavily in Colorado

Politics and Government

Denver Merchandise Mart has become a hub for outdoor retailers — and could one day host trade shows

Denver Mart’s CEO also wants craft beer and CBD -- “all the stuff that Colorado is” -- at the massive complex off of Interstate 25