Social Events with a big splash of Monterey you won't want to miss!

Beyond the engaging sessions, you’ll also make connections with friendly people at high quality social events that are included in most registration packages.

  • Sunday President's Welcome Reception Festa Italiano!
    ....Mangia at the Portola Hotel, 6:30-8:30 pm, featuring a festive evening with special local entertainment and pinch of zesty good food and fun!

  • Monday Monterey Pop Happy Hour @ The Lab (exhibits area)
    ...with an amazing performance by singer/rock-violinist Razzvio followed by the Resident's "Rock 'n Roll" Bowl moderated by rock'n Joe Presti ! The Lab will feature goodies and drinks to get you energized & mingling with colleagues, speakers and Industry partners.

  • Tuesday day trip to Carmel for the spouse/guest, 10:30am depart from hotel, returns about 2pm.

  • Tuesday afternoon Urology Uncorked Happy Hour @ The Lab (exhibits area)
    ....with Peter B's craft brew poured fresh and distinctive locally sourced wine tasting as well amazing mellow music of Taylor Rae - a local guitarist/singer/songwriter known for her innovative covers of classic tunes. Taylor's repertoire will take you on a sultry journey from Fleetwood Mac to Nirvana, Aretha Franklin to Santana.

  • Wednesday Western Section Night Reception/Gala Dinner, 6:30-9:30 pm
    ...with special entertainment and live music from The Money Band - Voted "Best Band in Monterey County". And we doubt you will disagree. This will be a seriously fun evening!


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Other optional Events in the works!

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