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You had me at Brunch…

haute-dokimazo Haute Dokimazo was all the buzz at the last SITE SoCal luncheon.

To celebrate Creativity at the May SITE SoCal Luncheon, we had brunch instead of lunch, and took all fundamentals of meeting planning and threw them out the door.

Haute

/ōt/ (but we say hot!)

  1. fashionably elegant or high-class

Dokimazo

/dok-im-ad'-zo/

  1. to test, examine, prove, scrutinize (to see whether a thing is genuine or not), as metals
  2. to recognize as genuine after examination, to approve, deem worthy

Haute Dokimazo was all the buzz at the last SITE SoCal luncheon. After all of us planners got over our anxiety of not being able to actually plan the event, it went great! To be honest, from a Hotel Sales Manager perspective, we were really a dream client.

“How many people and what type of set up do you need for the break outs?”

“We really have no idea. We will just take a corner of the patio and drag chairs from the general session.”

If only it was always that easy!

Was it successful? YAAAAS! Sometimes the only real contact you get at these networking events is by passing the rolls during the speaker’s presentation, and reapplying lipstick together in the bathroom. This event allowed a very intimate setting where you had conversations on topics that were truly meaningful to you. Were we fashionable, elegant, and high class? Of course; this is Southern California! Do I deem it worthy? Absolutely!

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2017 SITE Young Leaders Conference: Fostering Connection, Education, and Inspiration

2017 SITE Young Leaders Conference

Another successful SITE Young Leaders Conference has come and gone but the memories and relationships made last week in Las Vegas, Nevada will be sure to continue to resonate through the young minds of our industry. From what we have learned from past SITE Young Leaders Conferences, these relationships will become deeply rooted friendships, mentorships, and peer support. What facilitates these outcomes? A great venue, global participants, and thought-provoking content.

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SITE Young Leaders Conference 2017

SITE Young Leaders Conference 2017

Over the past few years our Young Leaders have been instrumental with the growth of our chapter not only with membership recruitment, but with exciting and fun educational opportunities, untraditional networking events, and volunteering with over 6 local grassroots charities that have been selected as our Holiday Event charities.

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5 Keys to Choosing a Destination for Group Meetings and Events

5 Keys to Choosing a Destination for Group Meetings and Events

Selecting a destination can be crucial in planning the perfect meeting or conference. The destination can set the tone for a successful conference and create memorable and lasting experiences. There are several ways that a meeting planner can capture the local flair of a destination. However, selecting a site often requires due diligence and can be quite time consuming. To help meeting planners design the ideal meeting or conference, we’ve outlined a few factors to consider when choosing a destination for group meetings and events.

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The Meritage Collection - A Luxury Hotel Collection

The Meritage Collection - A Luxury Hotel CollectionThe Meritage Collection blends iconic, one-of-a-kind places with locally inspired enrichment programs designed for the curious traveler. Débuting in 2013, the Meritage Collection is comprised of six hotels & resorts throughout California and Hawaii, representing more than 1400 rooms and nearly 149,000 square feet of premier indoor meeting and event space.

The Meritage Collection sets the stage for the extraordinary by providing truly inspiring and unique venues, perfect for business meetings or special events.

The portfolio includes The Meritage Resort and Spa in Napa Valley, Bacara Resort & Spa in Santa Barbara, Paséa Hotel & Spa in Huntington Beach, Balboa Bay Resort in Newport Beach, Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa, and Ko’a Kea Hotel & Resort in Kauai.

Each unique property within the collection offers an exclusive encounter with an iconic location along with a flawless blend of luxury and comfort. Indulge in lavish accommodations, inimitable amenities, and world-class service while being inspired by the natural beauty, effortless bliss, and unexpected adventure found at each Meritage Collection resort.

The Meritage Collection properties are members of the Global Hotel Alliance and its DISCOVERY Rewards Program. For more information, please visit meritagecollection.com

Discover The Meritage Collection.

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