boulder rocks!

In searching for the perfect conference venue for the IxDA 2011 conference, we immediately fell in love with Boulder. Boulder has breathtaking scenery, great dining, a hip, intellectual, college-town vibe and a fun sense of Gold Rush history. Plus it's home to our partner and killer up-and-coming program, Boulder Digital Works.

the vibe

Start with High Tech: Sun Microsystems, IBM, Google, several federal labs, four Nobel Laureates in sciences.

Mix with Creative Class: Artisans and practitioners in physical and digital worlds, ranging from custom perfumer to agency Crispin Porte

Add Entrepreneurship: A gazillion startups, many born in CU’s Leeds College, some nurtured by TechStars startup incubator.

  • 100,000 people surrounded by 43,000 acres / 174 km2 of open space
  • About 30,000 of those are students, mostly at the University of Colorado (CU)
  • 300 days of sunshine a year
  • Nestled where the Rocky Mountain foothills meet the sprawling Great Plains
  • Elevation 5430 feet / 1655 meters – lower than the mountain resorts such as Vail (8120 ft / 2475 m)
  • 130 miles / 209 km of trails

get here

How do you get to Boulder, Colorado? Start by flying into Denver International Airport (DEN). Then, you have some options:


Cost: Sedan $117, SUV $153, Van $177 each way
Time: 45 minutes
Hermes is the preferred transportation provider for Interaction11 and is offering a reduced rate to attendees. Make your reservations online at least 24 hours in advance using the code "IxDA" in the Group Name field. Call 877.777.9890 or visit their website.


Cost: $12 each way and
Time: 1 hour
Cheap option for the single traveler. The RTD line runs hourly to downtown Boulder


Cost: $87.50
Time: 45 minutes
Taxis get you there in a hurry. Great option if you’re traveling with others.

Super Shuttle

Cost: $27 each way
Time: 1.5 hours
The Super Shuttle stops at a number of hotels.

Car Rental

Cost: around $40/day
Time: 45 minutes
Pick from all major rental companies. Additionally, parking at some hotels may be up to $14/night.

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