Destination California

The leading hosted-buyer event for elite meetings and incentive professionals looking to book business in California will congregate with California's top hotels, CVBs, DMCs and venues for three highly productive days in Monterey.

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ABOUT DESTINATION CALIFORNIA


Destination California—Northstar's destination-specific hosted-buyer event—enables attendees to experience firsthand the most desirable destinations, hotels and activities for successful meetings, while making invaluable business connections. This unique event is hosted by Northstar Meetings Group’s leading brands—Successful Meetings, Meetings & Conventions, and Incentive magazine.

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LEARN

LEARN

Learn from, and be inspired by, our guest speakers who will provide targeted education specific to your needs as a meeting and incentive planner.

CONNECT

CONNECT

Connect with premier suppliers from across the state of California during pre-scheduled one-on-one business appointments and unique experiential activities.

ENJOY

ENJOY

All qualified buyers will be fully hosted by Northstar Meetings Group, including airfare allowance, accommodations, meals and planned activities.

ALL QUALIFIED BUYERS WILL BE FULLY HOSTED BY NORTHSTAR MEETINGS GROUP, INCLUDING AIRFARE ALLOWANCE, ACCOMMODATION, MEALS, AND PLANNED ACTIVITIES.

INFORMATION

Those who are selected to attend will participate in:

  • Two productive days of pre-scheduled meetings with key suppliers from California
  • Insightful educational presentations from inspiring speakers
  • Opening reception, great meals, and numerous networking opportunities with other elite buyers
  • Unique experiential activities showcasing Monterey as a premier meetings and incentive destination

Follow along on Instagram: #DestinationCA
Follow along on LinkedIn: #DestinationCA

To learn more, please contact Rita Bergman at [email protected].

MEET WITH PLANNERS LOOKING TO DO BUSINESS IN CALIFORNIA


Exhibitor Package Rates & Premium Sponsorship Opportunities

For exhibitor package rates and premium sponsorship opportunities, please contact your business development director or:  Amanda Blanar Kelly at: [email protected].

Request Info Destination California

2021 Exhibitors

  • Chumash Casino Resort
  • CoralTree Hospitality
  • Coronado Island Marriott Resort & Spa
  • Delta Air Lines, Inc.
  • Discover Coronado
  • Fresno/Clovis CVB
  • Greater Ontario CVB
  • Hotel Corque
  • Hotel del Coronado
  • La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club / La Jolla Shores Hotel
  • Lake Tahoe Visitors Authority
  • Loews Coronado Bay Resort
  • Loews Hollywood
  • Long Beach Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board
  • Rancho Bernardo Inn
  • San Diego Tourism Authority
  • Sonoma County Tourism
  • Stay Pleasant Hill
  • Ventura County Coast
  • Visit Huntington Beach
  • Visit Newport Beach
  • Visit Sacramento
  • Visit Santa Barbara
  • Visit Walnut Creek

 

 

Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa
400 Cannery Row

Monterey, CA 93940

 

 

August 28, 2022

All Day
Planner and Supplier Hotel Check-in
3:00pm – 5:00pm
Registration
5:00pm – 5:30pm
Planner Property Tour
5:30pm – 7:30pm
Welcome Reception

August 29, 2022

7:30am – 9:00am
Breakfast, Opening Remarks & Education
9:15am – 11:45am
One-on-One Appointments (9 w/ a break at 10:30am)
12:00pm
Depart for Lunch
12:15pm – 2:30pm
Lunch & Site Tour
3:00pm – 4:00pm
One-on-One Appointments (4)
4:00pm– 6:00pm
Free Time
6:00pm – 9:00pm
Dinner & Planner Property Tour

August 30, 2022

7:30am – 9:00am
Breakfast & Education
9:15am – 11:45am
One-on-One Appointments (9 w/a break at 10:30am)
12:15pm – 2:30pm
Closing Lunch & Planner Property Tour
Afternoon Departures

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT YOUR SALES REPRESENTATIVE OR:

Suppliers Contact:

James Antaky

Business Development Director

[email protected]

 

Sharon Freeark

Business Development Director

[email protected]

Event Logistics Contact:

Rita Bergman

Manager, Events and Tradeshows

[email protected]