24 06, 2020

Using Zoom: An Overview of Advanced Features

The impacts of COVID-19 and the introduction of new technology have changed the landscape of the events world. The highly used platform, Zoom could give unforeseen stress to some. These tips and tricks can make using it a breeze!    Waiting Rooms As an added security feature, you have the option to enable waiting rooms [...]

3 06, 2020

Growing Out of Your Comfort Zone

We’ve all seen the graphic that shows a circle that represents your comfort zone and outside of that is another circle that represents where the magic happens. The question then becomes, how do we get there? How do we jump into the magical bubble? Not every person who works in the events industry is an [...]

15 05, 2020

Going Virtual: What to Consider When Planning an Online Event

The impact of COVID-19 has sparked a new way of thinking about event planning and event management. For an industry that thrives on bringing people together, the events world has adjusted to creatively continue gatherings by hosting them online. There are a lot of benefits and challenges that virtual events present. We break it down [...]

6 05, 2020

Love in the Time of COVID19

“It was the time when they loved each other best, without hurry or excess, when both were most conscious of and grateful for their incredible victories over adversity.” ― Gabriel García Márquez, Love in the Time of Cholera   The inescapable truth surrounding 2020 weddings is many of them will look different from what was [...]

5 10, 2016

3 Ways Meeting Planners Can Beat Burnout

You don’t need us to tell you how stressful it is to be a meeting planner! Your job is nothing like a 9-5; long hours, frequent travel, and an inbox bursting with last minute changes demanding your immediate attention. When taking care of client’s needs and juggling your hectic to-do list, it’s no wonder self-care [...]

24 08, 2016

Wedding Blog: “I DU”

Welcome to “I DU”, the wedding section of Conference and Event Service’s blog! I am a Student Wedding Coordinator for the CES team. Last year when I heard about a summer job opening at DU that required assistance with weddings on campus, I immediately jumped on the opportunity to apply. Weddings ignite the fairy tale [...]

24 07, 2016

It’s Easy Being Green!

As the demand for sustainable meeting practices increases, Conference and Event Services (CES) is proud to offer options consistent with The University of Denver’s (DU) promise to be carbon neutral by 2050. LEED Certified Buildings All new construction at DU is built to Silver LEED Standards. One of our popular venues, Ruffatto Hall, is Gold [...]

14 07, 2016


The day is finally here... We are excited to introduce you to the new Conference and Event Services (CES) website! Our intention was to make our website more vibrant with a user-friendly design that will make it easier to navigate and engage with our users. We now have a completely responsive site for your mobile [...]

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