CGA Leadership Summit 2024

Welcome to Monterey County!

We are so glad you found your way here! 

Please accept our warmest welcome to the CGA Leadership Summit 2024 to the beautiful Carmel Valley Ranch! Monterey County is made up of endless paths, connecting you to family and friends, nature, and even yourself. 

We invite you to explore this distinctive and diverse region and hope you become inspired by the natural beauty, historical sites, and mild climate that Monterey has to offer.

Our breathtaking destination will allow you to relax, rejuvenate and refocus. 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, Old Fisherman’s Wharf, and Historic Downtown Monterey, plus enjoy the many wonderful restaurants and scenic spots found throughout the county. No matter which path you take in Monterey County it’s sure to lead to inspiration!

Please call upon See Monterey for any needs during your stay.

Warm regards,

Rob O’Keefe
President & CEO

Rob O'Keefe 2022

Food & Wine in Monterey County

An abundance of locally procured ingredients and a year-round growing season set the stage for truly unforgettable dining experience in Monterey County. And wherever you find amazing food, you're bound to find great wine here. The viticulture in the area is world-renowned and makes every meal an opportunity to challenge even the most refined olfactory skills and palates. Bon appetit!

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. 

Explore Carmel Valley!

Sun-kissed days make Carmel Valley one of Monterey County’s prized wine appellations, and the perfect rustic wine country getaway. Whether you set off on a self-directed tasting adventure or sign up for a guided tour, you can sip your way down Carmel Valley Road, the main artery of the lush countryside. Dine at award-winning restaurants with menus crafted to showcase local vintages. Pay a visit to Carmel Valley Village for a walkable stretch of art galleries, wine tasting rooms and award-winning restaurants crafted to showcase local vintages.

Dining in Carmel Valley

Wineries in Carmel Valley