Sara Buys, Director of Events, Denver Botanic Gardens
Sara serves as the Director of Events for the Denver Botanic Gardens. She is in her 13th year at DBG and has seen tremendous growth in her time. Her specialties consist of event design and logistics. She leads a department that houses 3 teams: Public Events, Private Events and the institutional calendar. Her Public Events team handles 10+ events each year, which welcome over 205,000 guests annually. The events include some of Denver Metro's most beloved events such as Blossoms of Light, which is consistently ranked as one of the best holiday lights shows in the nation, the Summer Concert Series, and Glow at the Gardens. The Private Events Team sells and implements upwards of 225+ events annually. These events range in size from under 10 to upwards of 2500! Sara received her BS in Natural Resource Recreation and Tourism from Colorado State University and additionally holds a certificate in Events Management.