June 2014

WebThe June 2014 Special Event Meetings & Luxury Weddings Market Business to Business Networking Calendar

A Few Highlights: 

Special Events

Meeting Professionals International Northern California Chapter: Annual Gala & Silent Auction | www.mpincc.org

June 5, 2014 | 6PM – 10:30PM | Sir Francis Drake Hotel, San Francisco

Program: Come indulge, drink and be merry as MPINCC celebrates the achievements of this year’s honorees and rolls out the red carpet welcoming the 2014-2015 Board of Directors with a Royal Redux.  Enter the magnificent portal of the Sir Francis Drake Hotel and channel your inner royalty while you move through the venue visiting the Reception Hall for passed hors d’oeuvres, the Banquet Hall with savory sensations, and the Crown Jewels Room with decadent desserts.

REGISTER | Membership encouraged | Open to Public


2014 StarChefs.com Rising Stars Award Ceremony & Gala | www.starchefs.com

Date: June 12, 2014 | 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM | Vibiana: 214 South Main Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Program: Rising Stars are up-and-coming chefs and culinary professionals who represent the vanguard of the contemporary American dining scene. They have strong, compelling culinary philosophies, are able to see beyond the four walls of their restaurant, and are committed to fostering a culinary community by sharing their knowledge with fellow professionals. Ultimately, creativity, ambition, exquisite presentation and, most important, delicious food wins a chef the designation of StarChefs Rising Star. They are the future of American cuisine.  2014 StarChrfs.com Rising Stars, including up-and-coming chefs, pastry chefs, sommeliers, bartenders and artisans, will be showcased at the StarChefs.com Rising Stars Gala with an awards ceremony and tasting.

REGISTER | Fee to Attend


BizBash Live: The Expo | www.bizbash.com

Date: June 19, 2014 | 8 AM to 6:30 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center

Program: After selling out in all markets across the country, the Event Innovation Forum returns to Los Angeles with a new roster of thought leaders and innovative thinkers sharing curated presentations designed to help you take your events, business, and career to the next level.  The Event Innovation Forum is a TED-style conference packed with nine dynamic presentations designed to help you think more strategically about your events. In between sessions, attendees will be invited to a networking lunch where they will have the opportunity to speak directly with the presenters and connect with their peers.

REGISTER | Fee to Attend


Industry Association Meetings

Meeting Professionals International Southern California Chapter: Hyatt Meeting Planning Basics and Beyond III |www.mpiscc.org

June 4, 2014 | 9:30AM – 4PM | Hyatt Regency Century Plaza: 2025 Avenue of the Stars, Los Angeles, CA 90067

Program: This three-part educational program is a unique opportunity to receive an in-depth overview of not only our industry, but also includes learning objectives beyond meeting planning basics.  Hyatt Hotels is a Strategic Partner of MPISCC and, for the past 20+ years, has sponsored more than 50 seminars that have reached more than 1,000 planners.

REGISTER | Members only | Fee to Attend


Meeting Professionals International Orange County Chapter: 2014 MPIOC Awards & Installation Gala  | www.mpioc.com

June 4, 2014 | 5:30 – 8PM| City National Grove of Anaheim: 2200 East Katella Avenue, Anaheim, CA 92806

Program: Join us on June 4th at The City National Grove of Anaheim for the 2014 MPI Orange County Awards & Installation Gala, “Meeting Professionals Inspired,” as we say goodbye to the 2013-2014 Board of Directors, welcome the 2014-2015 incoming Board of Directors and recognize the remarkable support and achievements of some of our Chapter’s outstanding Members from this past year!

REGISTER | Members encouraged


Association of Bridal Consultants Orange County: Coordinator’s Only Meeting | www.abc-oc.net

June 10, 2014 | 11 AM – 2 PM | Beachcomber Cafe

Program: Meeting info coming soon!

RSVP | Fee to Attend | Membership encouraged


ISES Northern California: A Flavor of the Island- Member’s Only Event | www.ises-ncc.org

June 10, 2014 | 5 PM – 7:30 PM | Maritime Museum: 900 Beach Street, San Francisco

Program: Feast on oysters from the Oyster Girls and champagne and specialty, Island cocktails from Best Beverage Catering. Enjoy the delectable dishes from La Bonne Cuisine all while swaying to the beat of Caribbean Bleu, compliments Associated Entertainment.

REGISTER | Member’s Only


NACE: An Evening at the Lake Club Lake | www.lasvegasnace.net

June 11, 2014 | 6PM – 8:30PM | The Lake Club Lake Las Vegas: 210 Grand Mediterra Boulevard, Henderson, NV 89011

Program: Event details coming soon!

REGISTER | Membership encouraged | Open to Public


WIPA Chapter Meeting: Irresistible Selling | www.wipausa.org

June 12, 2014 | 9:30AM – 12:30PM | 6000 E. Camelback Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Program: Event details coming soon!

REGISTER | Membership encouraged | Fee to attend



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