Join the Monterey County CVB

For a destination experience following PCMA Convening Leaders!

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - Friday, January 10, 2020

We invite you to explore this distinctive and diverse region with the Monterey County Convention and Visitors Bureau Business Development team as your personal guide. Known for the iconic Monterey Bay Aquarium, quaint galleries, charming shops and scenic diversions throughout the region, Monterey County offers a multitude activities, landmarks and venues to inspire and invigorate. On this trip, you will learn how to curate a customized meeting sure to leave a lasting impression for all.

Join us for an experiential and educational FAM trip showcasing the diversity of Monterey County and the complimentary services available to you through Monterey County CVB! Click on the RSVP link below to secure your interest in attending.

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Tentative Agenda

Wednesday, January 8, 2020

10:00 AM Shuttle Pick Up in San Francisco

3:00 PM

Arrivals/Check-In at Host Hotel  

3:30 PM        

Intercontinental Welcome Reception & Site                                              

5:30 PM

Monterey Plaza Site

6:30 PM 

Dinner at Monterey Bay Aquarium

Thursday, January 9, 2020

9:00 AM  

Breakfast & Site La Playa

11:00 PM

Asilomar Conference Grounds Site

12:00 PM  

Lunch & Site at Carmel Valley Ranch

1:30 PM

Choose Your Inspired Moment:

                                17 Mile Drive & Hike

                                Golf at Pebble Beach

                                Land Rover Experience

                                Carmel Valley Wine Tasting

                                Free Time

4:30 PM  

Pebble Beach Resorts Bagpiper, Site & Dinner

Friday, January 10, 2020

9:30 AM  

Breakfast & Site of Portola Hotel & Spa

11:00 AM 

Conference Center/Path of History Site – A Toast to Monterey’s 250th Birthday

11:30 AM    

Marriott Site

12:15 PM


2:30 PM

Hyatt Regency Site

3:00 PM




Mark McMinn, Vice President of Business Development

Joe Marcy, CMP, Business Development Executive

Lauren Siring, CMP, Senior Business Development Executive

Aileen Laracuente, Business Development Executive

Brandi Hardy, Business Development Executive

Wendy Norgren, Business Development Executive                                                            

Featured Partners



Hyatt Regency Hotel & Spa

Heidi Bettencourt, Director of Sales 

Monterey Conference Center

Nancy Whitman, Director of Sales and Events

Monterey Marriott

Gretchen Baldwin, Sales Executive

Portola Hotel & Spa

Terri D'Ayon Joyce, Director of Sales

InterContinental The Clement Monterey

Cathy Faber,  Director of Sales

Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa

Tim Kessler, Director of Sales

Monterey Bay Aquarium

Christine Russo-Robertson, National Sales Manager of Events