Destination Experiential FAM

The Monterey County CVB Presents

Destination Experience FAM


 We invite you to use this microsite not only as a resource for the FAM, but also as a resource for your future attendees. This is such a great way for attendees to learn about the destination, browse dining and activity listings, as well as access special offers prior to their arrival and while they are here.


  Site Visit Itinerary:


Tuesday - March 19, 2019

10:00AM Arrivals

InterContinental The Clement Monterey

Please look for Wendy as you exit the airport for your transfer to the Intercontinental The Clement. 

Intercontinental The Clement Monterey
Jessika Neufeld
(831) 642-2015




5:15PM Explore Carmel

Meet in the lobby of the Intercontinental The Clement to depart. Please wear comfortable shoes as we will be on foot. We will explore Carmel-by-the-Sea as we stroll through art galleries, tasting rooms, and iconic landmarks, including Clint Eastwood's Hog's Breathe Inn.



7:00PM Dinner at Seventh & Dolores

Seventh & Dolores

Enjoy your first dinner of the FAM with Wendy and Nani at Seventh & Dolores in Carmel-by-the-Sea.

Seventh & Dolores



Wednesday - March 20, 2019

8:30AM  Breakfast at the C Restaurant

Please meet at the C Restaurant host stand to join breakfast. We will be leaving for the day from breakfast.


The C Restaurant



10:00AM Carmel Valley Ranch Tour and Activities

Carmel Valley Ranch

Enjoy a day of activities led by Gloria Nguyen after receiving a resort tour. A delicious lunch will be served at 12:00 PM in Valley Kitchen.

Carmel Valley Ranch Golf Course
Gloria Nguyen
(831) 238-6708

1:45PM Folktale Winery Visit

Folktale Winery

Receive a tour of the Winery followed by a tasting experience!

Folktale Vineyards
John Fitzgerald
(831) 293-7506






3:15PM Free Time before Dinner

Enjoy free time to prepare for dinner this evening.



5:20PM Monterey Bay Aquarium Experiential Dinner

Monterey Bay Aquarium

Meet in the lobby of the Intercontinental to depart, we will walk from the hotel to the aquarium. Receive a VIP tour of the Aquarium followed by an experiential dinner!

Folktale Vineyards
Christine Russo-Robertson
(831) 648-4916





Thursday - March 21, 2019

8:30AM  Depart for Breakfast and Tours

Monterey Touring Vehicles

Please meet in the lobby to prepare to board our specialty transportation for the day from Monterey Touring Vehicles.

Monterey Touring Vehicles

Erin Sollecito
(831) 320-9104





9:00AM Breakfast at Pebble Beach

The Inn at Spanish Bay

Enjoy breakfast at Roy's at Pebble Beach followed by a tour of the Inn.

Spanish Bay
Heath McOrist
(831) 648-7836





10:30AM 17-Mile Drive Experience

17-Mile Drive

Enjoy a drive through picturesque 17-Mile Drive in Pebble Beach.

17-Mile Drive






12:00PM Lunch at Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa

Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa

Enjoy a site tour followed by lunch at the Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa.

Monterey Plaza

Will Elkington
(831) 645-4048





2:15PM Free Time before Dinner

Enjoy free time to explore or take advantage of a spa appointment before dinner this evening. Please let us know if you would like to schedule an appointment for the spa and we will arrange the details.



4:50PM Depart for Dinner 

Meet in the lobby of the Intercontinental to prepare for departure to the evenings dinner activities!



5:30PM Cima Collina Winery Visit

Cima Collina Winery

Clients enjoy a tour of the winery and soon to come Tasting Room.

Cima Collina

Michele Gogliucci
(831) 620-0645





6:00PM Dinner at Sanctuary Beach Resort

Sanctuary Beach Resort

Enjoy a visit of the Sanctuary Beach Resort followed by a dinner in Salt Wood Kitchen and Oysterette.

Salt Wood Kitchen
Dana Deminna
(831) 883-5536





Friday - March 22, 2019

End of FAM Departures 

Each of our clients will have a personal transportation arranged for your departure to the Monterey Regional Airport.

Thank you so much for attending our FAM! We hope you had an inspiring, adventurous, and informative experience with us in Monterey County!

Highway One



Sad to see you go!






We look forward to our time together and to showcase all that beautiful Monterey has to offer.

Warm regards,

Wendy Norgren Nani Almanza

Wendy Norgren
Monterey County CVB
Regional Sales Executive

Nani Almanza
Monterey County CVB
Strategic Client Services Specialist

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