Thank You For Being Our Guest!

Many thanks for making our FAM such a fun success! 

It was an amazing experience for us to be able to share our venue updates and Monterey experiences with each of you. We are delighted that a great time was had by all. 

We are hopeful that you were able to gain new insights into Monterey County for inspired moments in meetings while we showcased the destination. The feedback has been very rewarding and we are delighted that new friendships were made while eating delicious cuisine, enjoying fabulous wines, and touring our diverse venues.


Thank You to Our Partners For Their Hospitality!

A huge thank you to all of our Partners who helped make this trip a success! Thank you to Quail Lodge & Golf Club for the Champagne Welcome Reception and accommodations, CCM&E Destination Services for the transportation, Folktale Winery for an amazing luncheon, the Monterey Conference Connection for the great education on your properties, Hyatt Regency Hotel & Spa for a fantastic lunch and tour, Taste of Monterey and Monterey Bay Aquarium for the fun activities, and Asilomar Conference Grounds for the Champagne Welcome and tour.  We couldn't have done it without everyone's support throughout our community!


Asilomar Conference Grounds Timothy McGill, Director of Sales & Linda Casey, Sales Manager
CCM&E Destination Services Carol Chorbajian, Business Owner
Folktale Winery John Fitzgerald, Director of Hospitality & Chef Todd Fisher, Vice President of Culinary Operations
Hyatt Regency Hotel & Spa Dave Lambert, Director of Sales & Nick Del Pozzo, Associate Director of Sales
Monterey Bay Aquarium Christine Russo-Robertson, National Sales Manager of Events
Monterey Conference Center Nancy Williams, Director of Sales and Events
Monterey Marriott Kara Torres, Destination Sales Executive
Portola Hotel & Spa Terri D'Ayon Joyce, Director of Sales
Quail Lodge & Golf Club  Max Schroeder, General Manager & Chris Whitman, Sales Director
Taste of Monterey Jasmine Hernandez, General Manager


Fun, fun, fun!

What an adventure!  Take a look at the memories we created in this album of our time together!   

You are welcome to send your favorite photos to  for us to include in our photo files as well.


Please Keep in Touch!

Here is the contact information for your fellow attendees.  Please keep in touch with us and with them! 

Name Company
Ashlee Balletta Baksa, Meeting Planner Adobe San Jose
Bailey Shultz, Sourcing Specialist NHS Global Events
Brooke Davis, Global Travel & Events Manager Lululemon
David Steinbach, CEO Steinbach Hospitality
Jana Atlas, CMP, VP of Global Conferences & Events FROSCH
Jane Margulies, CEO The Team Group
Marisol Valles, COO/CFO CUE, Inc.
Tina Williams, Director of Hospitality Services rEvolution



Please keep us in the forefront of your planning needs - we are here to help you!

Mark McMinn, Vice President of Sales
Howard Munves, Regional Sales Executive, 
Lauren Siring, CMP, Regional Sales Executive
Liz Kara, Regional Sales Executive
Sammy Ramos, Regional Sales Executive
Jeniffer Kocher, Strategic Client Engagement Specialist


Tell Us Your Thoughts!

It's been such a pleasure showcasing our destination to you! We’d love your thoughts to help us create memorable events in the future with this quick survey. Thank you!


All our best,

Mark, Nancy, Sammy, Lauren, Jeniffer and your Monterey Fan Club