A Las Vegas Sneak Peek in Los Angeles

We couldn’t make it to Sin City for the opening of W Las Vegas on Dec. 1, so we did the next best thing and enjoyed a sneak peek here in Tinseltown when the new property brought its neon glow to W Los Angeles - West Beverly Hills for one night. There were Elvis impersonators, aqua acrobats encased in bubbles performing in the hotel’s swimming pool, show girls in all their feathered glory, cocktails and, of course, games of chance

Transforming what was a 289-room tower of SLS Vegas, the W offers an elevated hotel-within-a-hotel experience on the North End of the Vegas Strip. It includes 15,000 square feet of meeting and event space on three floors. The adjacent SLS offers an additional 800,000 square feet of flexible event space.

On Jan. 30, Meetings Professionals International Southern California Chapter held its 2018 “State of the Industry” luncheon at the Pasadena Convention Center. Amanda Armstrong, CMP, incoming chair of the MPI International Board of Directors, was the keynote speaker. In her address, she encouraged MPI members to volunteer. “Find something you’re passionate about and raise your hand. Volunteering is a great way to try out new skills. Don’t be afraid to be a rookie.”

 

Here are some options for smaller groups and quick getaways.

 

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