• Event Snapshots: Epic Triumphs in San Francisco and the Coachella Valley

     
    POSTED May 29, 2019
     
  • Event Snapshots: Epic Triumphs in San Francisco and the Coachella Valley

     
    POSTED May 29, 2019
     
  • Event Snapshots: Epic Triumphs in San Francisco and the Coachella Valley

     
    POSTED May 29, 2019
     
  • Event Snapshots: Epic Triumphs in San Francisco and the Coachella Valley

     
    POSTED May 29, 2019
     
  • Event Snapshots: Epic Triumphs in San Francisco and the Coachella Valley

     
    POSTED May 29, 2019
     
  • Event Snapshots: Epic Triumphs in San Francisco and the Coachella Valley

     
    POSTED May 29, 2019
     
  • Event Snapshots: Epic Triumphs in San Francisco and the Coachella Valley

     
    POSTED May 29, 2019
     
  • Event Snapshots: Epic Triumphs in San Francisco and the Coachella Valley

     
    POSTED May 29, 2019
     

On Jan. 3, the Moscone Center celebrated its long-awaited opening with a gala. You can read our story about the renovated and expanded convention center here. –Photos courtesy of San Francisco Travel

In Southern California, Palm Springs welcomed a monumental achievement of another sort. From Feb. 9 through April 21, the Coachella Valley played host to the second edition of Desert X: 19 site-specific art installations that enlivened the desert landscape. Free and open to the public, the exhibition spanned 50 miles across the California desert and expanded to the south to the Salton Sea and across the border into Mexico. The inaugural Desert X in 2017 attracted more than 200,000 visitors and engaged millions across social and digital media platforms. —Photos by Lance Gerber

For its September 2019 meeting, the National Association for Catering and Events (NACE) Philadelphia Chapter—which serves industry professionals in the Greater Philadelphia, South Jersey and Delaware region—thought it would try something different. Instead of focusing on the visual presentation of food, organizers took away the sense of sight entirely, outfitting diners with a blindfold at dinner.
 

 

Perhaps your attendees have hopped on those electric bikes and e-scooters that are scattered all over metropolitan areas throughout California. That’s old news, no question. Yet it’s a sure bet they’ve never been on a Vintage Electric Cruz Bike, because only 250 of them ever have been made. Mad Dogs & Englishmen Bike Shop in Carmel has a fleet of these smile generators, as well as a fleet of knowledgeable guides to lead scenic group tours.