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Sustainable Hospitality Development Symposium - February 23, 2017

One day conference featuring:  Top California Decision Makers in Government and the Hospitality Private Sector with the Former President of Costa Rica Jose Maria Figueres and Top Costa Rican Tourism Officials and Private Hospitality Operators and Developers Conversations about: Building the Monterey Bay Hospitality Development Model: Best Practices and Successful Cases The Costa Rican Sustainable Hospitality Development Model: Best Practices and Successful Cases The Way Forward: Leveraging the Public-Private Partnership Model Co-Organized by Sustainable Hospitality Management Program of CSU, Monterey Bay and Americas Educational Programs - Costa Rican Sustainable Hospitality Program Sponsored by College of Business of CSU, Monterey Bay, Monterey County Convention and Visitors Bureau, The Intercontinental The Clement. Monterey Bay Aquarium. Registration Opening in January. 

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Registration for the 2017 Challenge is now open!

Registration for the 2017 Challenge is now open and Startup Challenge Monterey Bay has a new website! Developed in partnership with FORA Economic Development staff, the new Startup Challenge website offers a refreshed, mobile-friendly user interface, comprehensive startup event listings, event registration links, startup resources, profiles and links of past finalists, and mentors among other features.

Help us spread the word for this year’s Challenge by linking the new Startup Challenge website to your organization website, including mention in any outgoing newsletters, and including links and mentions on social media. Help us grow the Monterey Bay entrepreneurship ecosystem! 

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Carmel-by-the-Sea Celebrates Centennial!

Now is the time to mark your calendars for the year-long, city-wide 100th birthday celebration of the City of Carmel-by-the-Sea in 2016. There will be a variety of events both during the year and in the month of October, culminating in a spectacular parade on Saturday, October 29th. For a complete list: 
http://www.carmelcentennial.com/carmel-centennial-events.htm