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ACWA 2023 Spring Conference & Exhibition

Welcome to Monterey County!

Please accept our warmest welcome to Monterey! 

Visitors from all over the world have come to appreciate our natural beauty, historical sites, and mild climate. We hope you become a fan of Monterey County personally and return many times over, or perhaps extend your stay to make the most of being in this amazing destination.

We invite you to explore this distinctive and diverse region. Experience the world-renowned attractions like the Monterey Bay Aquarium, galleries and shops of charming Carmel-by-the-Sea, our multitude of wine tasting rooms, Fisherman’s Wharf and Historic Downtown Monterey, plus enjoy the many wonderful restaurants and scenic diversions found throughout the county.

Please call upon the Monterey County Convention & Visitors Bureau for any needs during your stay, and if we can help bring you back for personal or business in the future.

Monterey: Grab life by the moments!

Warm regards,

Rob O’Keefe
President & CEO

Rob O'Keefe 2022

Stay and Play in Monterey.

There is plenty to see and do in Monterey County outside of meeting room walls. Whether it’s sipping your way through Carmel Valley's boutique wine tasting rooms or hopping on an unforgettable whale watching excursion, Monterey County provides meeting attendees with a variety of extracurricular activities.

Within its 12 towns, there’s so much to discover in Monterey County! Explore more than 60 restaurants in downtown Monterey, numerous vineyards and tasting rooms, ten major museums, and wide array of attractions—from the renowned Monterey Bay Aquarium to 17-Mile Drive in Pebble Beach.