Who we are

We understand each program is unique. In addition to our experienced team of planners, our resources and vendors are the best of the best.  Always putting our clients first, we align your needs with the right talent and staff. We listen and identify to produce relevant, cost effective and result driven programs.

  • Who we are is visionary and it does not matter where we are.  We make this work in Vail, in Chicago or Shanghai equally.
  • Emphasis on creativity.  Every program is customized and tailored to the unique needs of the client, not off the shelf.
  • We are very successful at building real partnerships among clients, vendors and venues; seeing the possibilities for greater quality of life inside and outside of the workplace; and establishing harmonious ways of working together.
  • We have a long track record of providing consistent, high-quality service and client care; remaining calm and stable when others may panic; and advocating for our clients at a very high level.
  • Creative, innovative team with a talent for developing distinctive, original products and services and imagining new solutions to everyday challenges.
  • We thrive as a catalysts for change; turning problems into opportunities; visions into reality and; empowering the people we work with in every situation.
  • Operation Altitude knows how to expect the unexpected and service our clients by creating successful event experiences that are unique, productive, impactful, and most of all enjoyable!

Our Vision

Operation Altitude is your Colorado connection providing peace of mind when planning your event. Partners Melissa and Todd Layton, a sister-brother duo, lead a talented team of experienced Program Managers to guarantee professional on-site management of operations.

Why choose Operation Altitude to help plan your program?

  • One stop shopping. One call and one dedicated contact to help you plan all of your program elements saving you time and energy.
  • Local expertise. We have worked in the venues we recommend, so we know what works and what doesn’t.
  • Peace of mind that everything will go smoothly.
  • A minute by minute time line for your event with back up contingency plans.
  • 24 hour a day service to handle last minute requests.
  • Knowledge and experience in the destination. Nobody knows or loves Colorado more than the OA Team of professionals.
  • Creative and cutting edge theme ideas customized to our mutual clients goals and budget parameters
  • We insure that you have the best tour guides, clean buses, safe activities, talented entertainers and service oriented staff to accommodate all of your program requirements.

Destinations We’ve Serviced


  • Arizona: Phoenix, Scottsdale, Tucson
  • California: Laguna Beach, Los Angeles, Napa Valley, Newport Beach, San Diego, San Francisco
  • Colorado: Aspen, Boulder, Breckenridge, Colorado Springs, Crested Butte, Denver, Estes Park, Gateway Canyon, Grand Junction, Keystone, Steamboat, Telluride, Winterpark, Vail
  • Florida: Key West, Orlando, Miami, West Palm Beach
  • Georgia: Atlanta, Savannah
  • Hawaii: Maui, Lanai
  • South Carolina: Charleston, Kiawah Island
  • Utah: Park City, Salt Lake City
  • Texas: Dallas, Houston
  • Washington DC
  • Chicago, IL
  • New Orleans, LA
  • Boston, MA
  • Santa Fe, NM
  • Las Vegas, NV
  • Charlotte, NC
  • New York, NY
  • Seattle, WA


  • Shanghai CN
  • Athens, GR
  • Mexico: Cancun, Baja California,
  • Milan, IT
  • La Romana, DO
  • Kitzbuhl AT