• Giving Back: SWAG That Changes Lives

     
    FROM THE Summer 2019 ISSUE
     

    BeadforLife lifts up women in Uganda.

BeadforLife introduces a new way for companies to empower women by bringing recycled paper bead lanyards and jewelry to their meetings and events. The nonprofit partners with women in Uganda who create beautiful jewelry and handcrafted items from recycled paper to earn income and lift their families from poverty. The sustainability goes deeper, as BeadforLife invests profits from bead sales into entrepreneurial training programs throughout Africa, so women can launch small businesses, increase their confidence and income and transform their lives. The organization invites companies to partner by hosting events, providing meaningful co-branded gifts, or through organized volunteerism.

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.