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An Industry Blog on All Things SITE. Your one stop shop for chapter news, industry events, trends, and tips from the pros.

Peru with Belmond, a Group Journey Like No Other

Peru with Belmond, a Group Journey Like No Other

Offer your group a remarkable journey through Peru, combining all the highlights in an experience like no other. Belmond brings together beachfront Lima, the cultural heart of Cusco and a thrilling new journey aboard South America’s first luxury sleeper train, the Belmond Andean Explorer (launching May 2017).

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Ideal Meeting Destination – Newport Beach, CA

Ideal Meeting Destination – Newport Beach, CA

With its year-round Mediterranean climate, extraordinary beaches, celebrated golf courses, active harbor and upscale properties, Newport Beach is an ideal destination for group travel and meetings. It is sophisticated, gorgeous, cultural, active and just plain fun. In fact, Newport Beach has been the backdrop for many movies and TV shows over the years and with good reason – it is stunningly beautiful.

If those aren’t enough reasons to bring you next program to Newport Beach, then perhaps the following list will entice you:

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Want more visibility and the opportunity to make a difference in our industry? Apply now for the 2017 SITE SoCal Board of Directors

Want more visibility and the opportunity to make a difference in our industry? Apply now for the 2017 SITE SoCal Board of Directors

Dear SITE SoCal members,

We are at that time of the year when we start looking for new members to join the SITE SoCal board for 2017. As the largest chapter in the SITE community, we are proud of our accomplishments to date and feel fortunate to have the strength and support of such enthusiastic and dedicated members.

We have just entered the chapter in the annual SITE awards for Excellence Awards in the areas of Special Events, Membership and Education. Just as a reminder, we won Chapter of the Year in in 2015 and 2005, and the following awards for excellence: Special Event in 2014, 2013, 2011, 2009, 2006, 2004 & 2002, and Membership in 2012.

I am personally committed to finding ways to recognize our board members for the contributions they make, which include developing leadership skills and education. Being on the board does take time, of course; from experience, however, I believe that the benefits of the opportunities that arise from being part of the chapter leadership team outweigh the time commitment.

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Top Lighting Tips for Meetings and Events

Top Lighting Tips for Meetings and Events

Lighting is unarguably one of the most important aspects to a corporate event or meeting. It can elevate a space, make you presenters’ shine and add to the ambiance of your event theme. Securing a strong lighting partner who understands your meeting or event objectives and truly knows lighting techniques can be crucial to the success of your event. Here are some top lighting tips for meetings and events:

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Apply for Scholarship to Attend SITE Global Conference 2016

Apply for Scholarship to Attend SITE Global Conference 2016

Registration for the SITE Global Conference will open soon and the annual scholarship to attend is open!

The David Riddell Memorial Scholarship was created in memory of SITE Past President David Riddell to provide an opportunity for worthy individuals to participate in SITE educational programs. The scholarship will fund Global Conference attendance costs up to $2500 for one recipient chosen based on financial need and submission of the application and essay explaining the personal importance of SITE and attendance of the conference. A chapter leader, preferably the president, must vouch for the individual on the application.

Download the application & more information…

Thank you!

Sincerely,
SITE SoCal Board of Directors

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