I wrote about Napa (The Town) and Napa Valley (The Middle), and promised I would eventually finish the whole Napa thing…and although I have since been distracted by just about everything… it’s closure time. Therefore… Napa Valley, Part Three… Up There (Part One).Read More
(All Things Meetings Visits Paso Robles)
Can’t decide if your northern California people should meet with their southern California counterparts “up here” or “down there”? Getting tired of the back and forth thing and want something different (that is also an excellent option)? Want to make the people who are unhappy with either choice, happy (once they get there)?Read More
I do not have to tell you that Monterey is a great destination for meetings and incentives. You already know that. So why am I writing this? Monterey is in the midst of a major renovation, the main component being the completely re-born Monterey Conference Center, plus the make-over of everything around it Yes, it’s Major.
With all of that in mind, here is a very brief guide to what is happening in Monterey. We’ll keep adding things as we find them.Read More
Your group may already be classy, or they may aspire to classiness, or at least want to give the appearance of it… but for whatever reason, when it comes to an event, Museums should always be in your consideration set (and once again I commend myself for using the phrase “consideration set” in a sentence).Read More
America’s premier maximum security prison, thousands of the nation’s most incorrigible prisoners spent day and night trying to figure out how to escape the 22 acres of living hell. Irony being what it is, you can now pay to go there and have fun while learning valuable team building skills.Read More
I am completely biased. “But Neil”, you say, “we trust you to give us an unbiased opinion on all of the really cool things out there for us meeting planners to use and share. How are you biased (say it ain’t so)?” “OK”, I say…”I’ll tell you. I am biased in two big ways… 1) I really, really like high levels of service and 2) I like people I have known for a long time that have never steered me wrong (the trust thing).”Read More