Leadership Forum

The Exclusive Senior-Level Summit
For Meetings, Sports and Hospitality Decision-makers.

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ABOUT LEADERSHIP FORUM

The Northstar Leadership Forum brings together the industry’s thought leaders – planning professionals and suppliers – for three days of education, networking and sharing of best practices. Our forum is unlike any other industry gathering: A unique, high-level experience where business relationships and friendships are forged. Hosted at the beautiful The Inn at Spanish Bay in Pebble Beach, California, the Leadership Forum has been programmed by the teams behind Northstar Meetings Group flagship brands – Meetings & ConventionsSuccessful MeetingsIncentive and SportsTravel – to deliver an experience your clients and colleagues will never forget.

Check out photos from the 2019 Northstar Leadership Forum:

Leadership Forum 2019
Leadership Forum 2019
Leadership Forum 2019
Leadership Forum 2019

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Speaker information coming soon.

Sunday, December 12, 2021

All Day Arrivals & Check-In

Inn at Spanish Bay
Contact Pete Ciriello for practice rounds (rate of $187)
Monterey Airport Transfers Sponsored by: CCM&E

12:30pm 5:00pm
Registration

Group Desk at the Inn at Spanish Bay

6:15pm
Bus Transfers to the Lodge Ballroom Gallery Patio
7:30pm 9:30pm
Welcome Reception

Sponsoredby Pebble Beach

The Fairway One Room at The Lodge

Monday, December 13, 2021

7:30am8:30am
Breakfast Buffet
Ballroom West/Central
8:30am9:00am
Welcome Remarks and Meetings Mean Business
Ballroom West/Central
9:0010:00am
Meetings Industry Insights

This timely session will feature brief interviews, presentations and group discussions with industry leaders on key topics. Speakers will include:

  • Roger Dow (U.S. Travel Association) on the current state of meetings and travel
  • Paul Van Deventer (MPI) and Amy Calvert (EIC) on forthcoming economic significance research
  • Aran Ryan (Oxford Economics) on the latest industry forecast and recovery timeline
  • David Blansfield (Northstar Meetings Group) on the state of the business and PULSE Survey takeaways
  • David Dubois (IAEE) on lobbying efforts to support trade shows and exhibitions
  • Stephanie Jones, CEO, Cultural Heritage Economic Alliance, on enhancing tourism diversity
     
Ballroom West/Central
10:0011:00am
Business Marketplace
Ballroom West/Central
11:00am5:00pm
Activities

- Golf (Boxed Lunch for Golfers) 
   11:30AM modified Shotgun Tournament (2-day play)
- Golf on Spanish Bay (18 holes nontournament)
- Spa
- Horseback Riding

The Links at Spanish Bay
6:20pm
Transfer to Dinner
7:00pm 10:00pm
Dinner at Folktale Winery

Sponsored by Folktale Winery, transfers provided by CCM&E

Tuesday, December 14, 2021

6:30am8:00am
Breakfast Buffet at Leisure
West Ballroom
Morning

Golf Warm-up at Pebble Beach Driving range on flow basis depending on tee time

All-Day Activities

- Tournament Golfers: Tee Times (Box Lunches)
- Golf on Pebble Beach (18 holes, nontournament)
- Activity

Pebble Beach
7:00pm10:00pm
Closing Reception and Dinner
St. Andrews Ballroom

 

Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Breakfast at Leisure
Hotel Restaurant
All Day Departures

Hosted by CCM&C

 

ALL QUALIFIED BUYERS WILL BE FULLY HOSTED BY THE SUPPLIER WHO INVITED THEM OR BY NORTHSTAR MEETINGS GROUP, INCLUDING, AIRFARE, ACCOMMODATION, MEALS, AND PLANNED ACTIVITIES.

INFORMATION

The Leadership Forum is an invitation-only event. An event professional can be invited through a supplier or from Northstar Meetings Group directly. All invited event professionals will enjoy:

  • Business marketplace
  • Activities including golf or other unique experiential activities at Sea Island
  • Dynamic keynote speakers
  • Endless networking opportunities with all attendees

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      If you have received an invitation, or are interested in attending, please contact Angela Cox at acox@ntmllc.com.

       

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    For more information, please contact your business development director or Shalise DeMott.

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    The Inn at Spanish Bay

    Outside seating patio fire pits

    2700 17 -Mile Drive
    Pebble Beach, CA 93953

    Nestled among majestic Monterey pines -- and fronted by a Scottish-style links golf course that touches some of the most breathtaking coastline in the world -- The Inn at Spanish Bay is an idyllic retreat.

    Addresses & Directions

    Hotel Website

    Buyers & Suppliers: We will make your reservations for you.

    Advisory Notice Regarding Outside Solicitations

    Please be advised that numerous companies have been emailing and calling our attendees attempting to book them into hotels for Northstar events.

    Here are the companies and their representatives that we have been made aware of:

    • CBS International
    • Corporate Booking Services 
    • EHRS 
    • Exhibition Housing Services 
    • Global Housing Corporation 
    • World Wide Travel 

    Be advised that these companies and individuals have no relationship with our events. Our attendees are encouraged to disregard any communication received from these companies or any others that are not affiliated with Northstar Meetings Group.

    FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT YOUR SALES REPRESENTATIVE OR:

    Buyers Contact:

    Angela Cox

    Group Director, Meetings & Events

    [email protected]

    Suppliers Contact:

    Shalise DeMott

    VP, Sales

    [email protected]

    Event Logistics Contact:

    Angela Cox

    Group Director, Meetings & Events

    [email protected]