May 2014




The May 2014 Special Event Meetings & Luxury Weddings Market Business to Business Networking Calendar | A Few Highlights: 

Special Events

NACE: Special Events 101 |

May 1, 2014 | 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM | By Dzign: 5625 S. Arville St., Suite E, Las Vegas, NV 89118

Program: Join the Las Vegas NACE Student Chapter for a hands-on and informative experience all about special event operations.

REGISTER | Membership encouraged


Industry Association Meetings

Meeting Professionals International Northern California Chapter: Nothing but Networking |

May 1, 2014 | 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM | Hard Rock Cafe San Francisco

Program: Networking meeting.

REGISTER | Membership encouraged | Open to Public


Association of Bridal Consultants Orange County: From Overwhelmed to Unstoppable |

May 13, 2014 | 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM | The Ranch Saloon

Program: “From Overwhelmed to Unstoppable” by Andrea Woolf

RSVP | Fee to Attend | Membership encouraged


Meeting Professionals International Southern California Chapter: Ethics: A Discussion in Shades of Gray |

May 13, 2014 | 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM | Skirball Cultural Center: 2701 North Sepulveda Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90049

Program: This program focuses on the personal elements of making decisions that are appropriate for us personally and professionally. This thought provoking and highly interactive session will include discussion on some of the ethical dilemmas inherent in the meeting industry, and we will explore the tools available for use when faced with tough decisions, both in business and in everyday life.

REGISTER | Members only | Fee to Attend


Meeting Professionals International Orange County Chapter: SITE Done Right  |

May 17, 2014 | 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM | Embassy Suites Anaheim: 400 N. State College Blvd., Orange, CA 92868

Program: Join your colleagues for a collaborative workshop on the ins and outs of site inspections, onsite management for meetings and events, and take away valuable partnerships that will last a lifetime.

REGISTER | Members encouraged


Association of Bridal Consultants San Diego: 25th Anniversary at The Prado |

May 20, 2014 | 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM | The Prado at Balboa Park: 1549 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101

Program: San Diego ABC’s 25th Anniversary party with cocktails, dinner and entertainment, including guest speaker Steve Kemble.

REGISTER | Fee to Attend | Membership encouraged


ISES Northern California: Education Program Progressive Dinner|

May 20, 2014 | 5:30 PM – 10:00 PM | The Observation Post – The Presidio: 211 Lincoln Boulevard, San Francisco, California 94129

Program: An amazing journey through three distinctive wedding cultures. Weddings throughout the Bay Area are full of diverse culture, styles and design. In one night, we will take you through three popular wedding styles: Indian, Jewish and Northern California wedding

REGISTER | Membership encourage | Fee to attend


Meeting Professionals International Northern California Chapter: Professional Education Program |

May 21, 2014 | 8:30 PM – 1:30 PM | Parc55 Wyndham San Francisco-Union Square

Program: Program Information TBD.

REGISTER | Membership encouraged | Open to Public




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