Do we ever outgrow the joy of bubbles? The LA-based BUBBLEWORKS company is betting the answer to that question is no. They create “bubble experiences” that fill city blocks, festival grounds, stadiums, retail centers, brand events and more with countless evanescent spheres. “With social media as a driving force at live events, BUBBLEWORKS transforms spaces and surrounds your guests with a shareable bubble experience,” says BUBBLEWORKS founder Adam Williams. “Our large-scale bubble effects surprise and engage people, creating awesome Instagram-worthy moments.” The installations have been to Coachella, Pacific Place in Seattle, and Insomniac electronic music events, and they’re available to blow guests away at your next big event. bubbleworks.com

If you want to boost attendance at a meeting or conference, try these four letters: N.A.P.A. And while the Northern California wine region has more than enough activities to keep attendees busy when they’re not in meetings—475 wineries, to begin with—the downtown heart of the region is introducing new experiences this fall. Here’s a sampling:

 

With a beachside locale and a laidback, surf-town vibe, Ventura County Coast is awash with inspiration for your next meeting and event. The region is home to four communities— Camarillo, Oxnard, Ventura, and Port Hueneme—and is ideal for groups from 10 to 1,000.  

 

With a beachside locale and a laidback, surf-town vibe, Ventura County Coast is awash with inspiration for your next meeting and event. The region is home to four communities— Camarillo, Oxnard, Ventura, and Port Hueneme—and is ideal for groups from 10 to 1,000.