Reception-style cruise aboard Giants Enterprises’ California Spirit Luxury Yacht, August 25th. Enjoy networking, a hosted full bar, gourmet bites and breathtaking views of the Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco skyline, Alcatraz and McCovey Cove.
On September 8th, get ready to participate in a thought-provoking, immersive and education-filled day centered around a holistic approach to sustainability: social, economic and environmental.
Seven experts will share their cutting-edge ideas on all things sustainability-centric, then encourage you to share yours. We’ll learn from each other’s professional experiences as we discuss topics including: incorporating Wellness and Diversity & Inclusion into the workplace for maximum staff retention, minimizing our environmental impact through meetings and events, and pioneering sustainable menus for our clients.
Join us as we celebrate our industry and honor a deserving representative with our newest Industry award, The Pillar Award. The Pillar Award was designed to honor an outstanding industry leader who represents the foundation of our industry. A deserving recipient represents the best of what we do in the Bay Area for meetings and is a true supporter of all of our industry organizations.
Join self-made entrepreneur Melva LaJoy Legrand, Founder and CEO of LaJoy Plans, an award-winning DC-based events management agency as she shares why she remains inspired and invigorated by the events and hospitality industry. This is for both the emerging and experienced professional. Whether you've had to redefine your career, process personal or career grief during the Covid period, fell into burnout, or lost your way and had to reclaim your professional identity, like you, Melva has lived it and fought her way back to living out her unique purpose in the events and hospitality industry.