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Monterey Meetings Spotlight Feature

People discussing business in Monterey

By: MPISSN | Mar 10, 2023

Where you meet matters. In Monterey County, you can tap into the magic of the surrounding landscape, be a part of the county’s dedication to sustainability, and you can feel confident knowing that safety is built into every event. Why choose Monterey to host your next meeting or event? Here you will find natural beauty, world-class accommodations, and a rich legacy of hosting successful gatherings.  No matter the size or situation, you can find flexibility and options in Monterey to suit almost any need. That’s why meetings here are all inspired. 

2023 in Monterey County brings brand-new experiences, fabulous dining additions, renovated meeting spaces, and so much more. While some things in the county never change, like our breathtaking views and warm hospitality, meeting planners and attendees will find plenty of new reasons to dive deeper and extend their stay to explore all our destination has to offer. 

The county has a one-of-a-kind vibe, and just the right amount of unexpected. With over 220 lodging properties, as well as meeting and offsite facilities to accommodate groups from 10 to 3,000, you’ll find the perfect fit for your needs and budget. 

Lodging and Meeting Spaces 

Club Room with table and chairs at the Portola Hotel

From first-class accommodation options to eco-friendly and economical, new and renovated properties abound throughout the county. The Club Room at Portola Hotel & Spa is a newly renovated space that can accommodate 300+ guests, offers a fireside entrance, a private dining room for up to 20 guests, and an outdoor patio adjacent to Jacks Terrace with fire pits and living walls.   


Salmon with roe on a white plateThere is also an ever-evolving culinary scene that is becoming more diverse with a range of new restaurants and bars, perfect for happy hour or post-meeting dinners. A must try is Chez Noir, this modern, seafood-centric menu draws from French and Spanish inspirations and showcases pristine ingredients sourced throughout the Monterey Peninsula.   


Race cars on Weathertech Raceway in Monterey
While in town, make sure to experience the different activities such as attending one of the many events happenings at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca to see the new start/finish bridge or unwind at one of the many spas in the area. 

ALL IN Incentive 

What if your meeting could have it all? A breathtaking coastal backdrop, world-class accommodations, and more. Go all in with your next meeting by adding an off-site event, dinner, or team-building experience and the Monterey County CVB will offset the cost.  

Book and host your meeting by June 30, 2023, and Monterey County CVB will offset the cost of an off-site event, dinner, or team-building experience. 

Monterey County is all in, all invested, all insanely motivated to make your next meeting the best yet. 





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