Based in Santa Monica, Connections California will showcase the golden state’s finest destinations to luxury travel companies from around the globe.
Elite buyers will meet exceptional hotels, boutique properties, experience providers and destination management companies from California. Host properties include Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel, Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows, Hotel Casa del Mar and Shutters on the Beach.
Connections has curated the schedule and format for this event, bringing a carefully selected group of up to 40 global agents together with California suppliers, in an environment that aids networking opportunities and leads to longer-lasting business relationships. Senior executives and experts invited to attend all serve a clientele who are among California’s top global market and have been chosen following extensive research and recommendation.
One-to-one meetings between buyers and suppliers will be enhanced with memorable local experiences to celebrate the region’s immense wealth of laid-back luxury offerings. Delegates will enjoy exceptional cuisine, iconic Santa Monica attractions and rejuvenating wellness activities. The event will offer Segway sessions, historical walking tours and painting lessons to name but a few.
Connections California also includes an educational programme to discuss trends and challenges facing the market, as well as inspirational talks from industry leaders, artisans and pioneers in the luxury realm.