August 2013 Event Calendar







Association of Bridal Consultants San Diego: All-Industry Cruise |

Date: Wednesday, August 7, 2013 | 5:30-9:00PM | Hornblower Cruises & Events 970 N Harbor Dr, Grape Street Pier San Diego, CA 92132

Program: Your cruise ticket will include a cruise around San Diego Bay, an arrival glass of champagne, two premium drink tickets, Scrumptious and Fun California Hors d’oeuvres & Food Stations, live entertainment, a variety of activities and, of course, networking!

REGISTER | Fee to Attend


ABC-OC Hot Summer August Night Bash

Date: Tuesday, August 13, 2013 | 6:00PM-9:00PM | Arroya Trabuco Golf Club 26771 Avery Parkway, Mission Viejo CA

Program: “You can never know enough, and you can never meet enough people” is ABC’s motto, come join for the summer bash full of fun and networking!

RSVP | Fee to Attend | Membership encouraged


ISES Las Vegas: A Taste of the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas |

Date: Tuesday, August 13 | 6:00-9:00PM | The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas 3708 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109 Check in at Comme Ça  Restaurant (3rd Floor)

Program: Come learn and celebrate with some of the best restaurants The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas has to offer – including exclusive tastings at Comme Ça (French Brasserie), Jaleo (Spanish Tapas) and The Chandelier (Bar & Lounge). Showcasing $150 value, tour each restaurant as a group and enjoy chic Hors d’oeuvres, Wine Tastings and swank Mixology lessons.

REGISTER | Membership encourage | Fee to attend


NACE: August Breakfast Meeting |

Date: Wednesday, August 14 | 7:00-9:30 AM | Paris Las Vegas 3655 Las Vegas Blvd S Las Vegas, NV 89109

Program: Join NACE Las Vegas for an educational breakfast meeting at the beautiful Paris Las Vegas with a discussion with a panel of DMC’s.

REGISTER | Membership encouraged | Open to Public


Meeting Professionals International Orange County Chapter: Summer Social |

Date: Wednesday, August 14 | 5:00-8:00PM | Il Fornaio 18051 Von Karman Avenue Irvine, CA 92612

Program: Come celebrate summer “Italian style” with MPIOC as we present Festivale Ferragosta. The Italian “Country” Style harvest festival will feature cultural games, music and food. 

REGISTER | Members encouraged


Meeting Professionals International Southern California Chapter: Bowling & Networking |

Date: Thursday, August 15 | 6:00-8:30PM | Lucky Strike LA Live 800 West Olympic Boulevard #250 Los Angeles, CA 90015

Program: Our monthly program for August is a networking event exclusively for members of MPISCC. Our creative sponsors – Lucky Strike L.A. Live and Luxe City Center Hotel have joined together and developed a night of amazing entertainment with some delicious food. After party to follow: 8:30-10:00PM at Luxe City Center Hotel.

REGISTER | Members only | Fee to Attend


Association of Bridal Consultants Los Angeles: Networking Mixer |

Date: Tuesday, August 20, 2013 | 11:00AM-2:00PM | Doubletree Hotel 120 South Los Angeles Street

Program: Taming Bridezilla: How To Manage a Difficult Client featuring guest speaker Mary Dann-McNamee.

REGISTER | Membership encouraged | Fee to attend


Summer Fete at House of Blues Sunset Strip

Date: August 20, 2013 | 6:00PM-9:00PM | House of Blues Sunset Strip 8430 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA

Program: Join us and enjoy a summer evening on the sizzling Sunset Strip in the Crossroads Restaurant at House of Blues! It will be an evening of fresh networking and fun people!!



Meeting Professionals International Northern California Chapter |

Date: Wednesday, August 21, 2013 | 7:45AM-1:30PM | Oakland Marriott City Center 1001 Broadway Oakland, California 94607

Program: You are invited to join in for a morning of education and networking followed by a luncheon keynote “How to Create Evangelical Customers” presented by industry icon Chip Conley.

REGISTER | Membership encouraged | Open to Public


WIPA Northern California Chapter Meeting |

Date: Thursday, August 22, 2013 | 11:00AM-3:00PM | Montalvo Arts Center 15400 Montalvo Road Saratoga, California 95070

Program: Join in on this great opportunity for Hors d’Oeuvres, lunch, presentation on “Building Your Brand” by guest speaker Kristin Banta and networking!

REGISTER | Membership encouraged | Fee to attend


Fusion Indian Wedding Seminar

Date: Sunday, August 25, 2013 | 4:00PM | Four Seasons Los Angeles at Beverly Hills 300 S Doheny Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90048

Program: Planning a Fusion wedding? Or maybe had the desire to tap into the extravagant world of Indian nuptials but needed to know more about the culture and evolution of an Indian Wedding? Don’t Know where to begin? The night will be capped off with delicious food, drinks, henna artists, bollywood dance performances, desserts and a chance to network with the top vendors in the wedding industry. This event is not to be missed!!!

REGISTER | Fee to attend for non-members only | Members and Brides are Free!



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