February 22, 2019
By Madison Layman

It’s time to throw off that winter coat and start thinking about venue sourcing and networking with others in the meetings and events industry.

In April, the Cvent Elite Meetings Alliance will bring together qualified corporate and association event professionals with leaders in the luxury hotel and hospitality industry for a two-day hosted buyer event April 14-15, 2019 in San Diego, California. Register now to take advantage of amazing benefits, including:

Hear from Best-in-Class Speakers

Learn and be inspired by three amazing speakers. You’ll hear from a Manager of Professional Development at Meeting Professionals International who is setting trends in the event industry. You’ll be moved by motivational speaker, communication expert and author of If You Can’t Say Something Nice, What DO You Say? who will teach you how to confront difficult situations and work together more effectively. Last but not least, you’ll hear from the Former Director of White House Events and Author of Eat, Drink & Succeed who will share insights about success.

Network with Industry Peers

Get out there and meet new people! You’ll have the opportunity to establish strong and lasting relationships with both suppliers and fellow event professionals.

Discover an Incredible New VenueInterContinental San Diego Grand Suite

Opened in August 2018, InterContinental San Diego has redefined the San Diego waterfront, creating a new urban retreat and social epicenter for guests and locals. At 19 stories tall, the hotel boasts 400 elegant guestrooms with 24 spacious panoramic suites, as well as two restaurants and three bars on-property. Plan on 95,000 square feet of flexible indoor and outdoor space, including terraces with breathtaking views of the bay and historic Lane Field Park. Choose from creative catering menus featuring sustainably sourced ingredients and let the Southern California sunshine illuminate and inspire through every meeting room’s floor-to-ceiling windows.

Lisa Bell, Director of Sales and Marketing at InterContinental San Diego, says, "InterContinental San Diego offers groups a sophisticated new urban experience with amenities and refined service typically found at Southern California’s premier resorts. EMA attendees will see San Diego through fresh eyes, experiencing both the excitement of the city and the relaxation of the waterfront in a more intimate, more accessible downtown setting."

Madison Layman

Madison Layman

A graduate of the College of William and Mary, my passion for writing began before I could read, with a nightly verbal diary dictation transcribed by my obliging parents.

When I'm not writing, you can find me binge-watching TV shows, baking elaborate desserts, and memorizing pop culture facts.

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