WHAT’S COMING – SEPTEMBER 2013

MEMBER OPPORTUNITIES

SEPTEMBER MEMBER MIXER

Please join LATCB and your fellow members for our next Member Mixer event on Thursday, Sept. 26 from 5:30 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. at Long Beach Harbor, 100 Aquarium Way Dock #2 Long Beach, CA. Self-paid parking lot and street parking are available.  At this two-part event, enjoy our traditional mixer during the dockside reception on board the Triumphant, then set sail with us on an optional one-hour sunset harbor cruise. Be the first to cruise on the 83-ft. catamaran “The Triumphant,” Harbor Breeze Cruises’ newest ship.

For over 18 years, Harbor Breeze Cruises has offered daily whale watching excursions, harbor tours and private charter cruises. Be one of the first to enjoy an exciting and entertaining maritime evening while networking with other LATCB members and industry peers.

5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Dockside Reception
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Harbor Cruise (max. capacity 150)

A complimentary beverage and hors d'oeuvres provided. Cash bar available. All attending must be over 21. We recommend wearing comfortable shoes and bringing a jacket if you intend to go on the cruise.

THE TRAVEL AND TOURISM MARKETING ASSOCIATION 2013 ANASTASIA K. MANN ANNUAL LEADERSHIP AWARDS LUNCHEON

Save the date for the Travel and Tourism Marketing Association’s (TTMA) Anastasia K. Mann Annual Leadership Awards Luncheon on Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013. Join Master of Ceremonies Ernest Wooden Jr., President & CEO of LATCB for this great annual tourism industry event. This year’s luncheon will recognize Anastasia K. Mann Annual Leadership Awards winner Jeff Rudolph, President and CEO of the California Science Center and the President of the California Science Center Foundation, and The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles as the recipient of the TTMA Landmark Award.  Accepting the award for the Museum will be Dr. Jane Pisano, NHM President and Director.

For more information about tickets and sponsorship opportunities, contact Susan McCloskey at [email protected] or call (626) 298-1987.

MEETING PROFESSIONALS INTERNATIONAL MONTHLY MEETING: LA AS A MEETINGS DESTINATION

LATCB President & CEO Ernest Wooden Jr. will be the featured speaker at the October Monthly Meeting of the Southern California Chapter of Meeting Professionals International (MPISCC), discussing “LA as a Meetings Destination.” This lively and informative lunch program takes place Oct. 8, 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. at the Langham Huntington Hotel, Pasadena, located at 1401 South Oak Knoll Ave., Pasadena. Tickets for the program include lunch, and are $40 until Sept. 24, $45 after Sept. 24, and $60 at the door. Non-members $65, $70 and $85.

For more information or to RSVP please visit mpiscc.org or call (805) 449- 9111.

INTERNATIONAL BOUTIQUE & LIFESTYLE LEADERSHIP SYMPOSIUM IN LOS ANGELES

The International Boutique & Lifestyle Leadership Symposium, Oct. 21 - 23 at the Roosevelt Hotel in Hollywood, will offer hotel and hospitality industry executives and professionals a valuable opportunity. LATCB President & CEO Ernest Wooden Jr. will be among the speakers at the event hosted by the Boutique & Lifestyle Lodging Association (BLLA). The event is one of the largest gatherings of boutique & lifestyle independent hotel owners, hospitality executives and hotel vendors under one roof. The event will feature panel discussions, renowned speakers from the hotel industry, and high-level networking opportunities dedicated to the boutique hotel & lifestyle sector.

For more information or to reserve tickets, please visit www.boutiqueleadershipconference.com.