MPI So Cal Connect

Join your colleagues and partners for a unique evening of cocktails, a silent auction, gourmet dining and animal friends at the Los Angeles Zoo & Botanical Gardens! Start the evening off with a VIP giraffe feeding, and continue into the night with a sneak peek of the incredible LA Zoo Lights holiday exhibition.


January 16, 2019 - State of the Industry at Millennium Biltmore Hotel

February 21-23, 2019 - (We)Con Educational Conference (2018 RISE Award Winner for Innovative Education Program!) Riviera Palm Springs, a Tribute Portfolio Resort

April 4, 2019 – Global Meetings Industry Day

June 7, 2019 - Installation & Awards Gala at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows

Mix Business with California beach leisure.
Annenberg Community Beach House
From team-building exercises to executive presentations, meetings to retreats, the site allows your group to mix business with California beach leisure and historic Hollywood glamour. The Annenberg Community Beach House is also available for filming, and still photography shoots.
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We are seeking thought-provoking and motivated meeting industry professionals to lead one of the largest MPI chapters in the world! Apply today for the 2019/2010 MPISCC Board of Directors!

Greater Palm Springs Convention & Visitors Bureau

In a recent study by Meetings & Conventions, research that surveyed 240 industry types determined that many meeting professionals responded that they felt their current title did not reflect the scope of the work that they do.

Business meets views: High Roller Las Vegas
Caesars Entertainment Corporate-Citywide Attractions
From team-building to client parties to convention receptions, host a business experience your guests will never forget when you schedule your next corporate event on the world’s tallest observation wheel, the High Roller Las Vegas. Private cabins, banquet space and wheel buyouts are all available.
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Industry News

Disney has cancelled plans to build a luxury hotel on the Downtown Disneyland grounds in Anaheim. Large tax incentives that were recently reversed led the entertainment company to change course.

MPI recently announced the hiring of new MPI Foundation Executive Director Kevin Kirby to fill the vacancy left by the resignation of Christine Roberts, who was accused of unethical behavior.

Naylor Association Solutions
Naylor Association Solutions

In just the past eight years, hotels have experienced more than a dozen data breaches on systems such as reservation management systems, mobile apps and registration platforms. Here's a look at what planners can do to help incorporate hacking prevention systems.