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Unique Ideas for Inspired Meetings

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When it comes to positive vibes, nowhere delivers like San Diego. Here are a few reasons to say “yes” to a meeting in San Diego - each one of them adds a positive synergy that makes the city such a shoo-in for successful and inspired events.

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When it comes to positive vibes, nowhere delivers like San Diego. Here are a few reasons to say “yes” to a meeting in San Diego - each one of them adds a positive synergy that makes the city such a shoo-in for successful and inspired events:

Earn Your Wings

Looking for a dramatic and awe-inspiring backdrop to your next event? Imagine cocktails while mingling among 27 restored aircraft on the flight deck of the largest serving aircraft carrier in U.S. Naval history, the U.S.S. Midway. The floating Maritime Museum of San Diego features one of the finest collections of historic ships in the world, including the Star of India, the oldest active sailing ship. Bursts of fireworks over incredible views of San Diego harbor add even more impact.

Meet in the Middle of It All

Recruit your group for a meeting at Liberty Station, where historic restoration collides with artistic inspiration. Meet in historic barracks turned into art galleries or mess halls that have been transformed into dance studios. Surrounded by a 46-acre waterfront park, charming eateries and hip boutiques, this new area of downtown is a self-contained ecosystem of cool.

Create Childlike Enthusiasm

Watch their imaginations run wild and big ideas bloom as your attendees meet among the whimsical displays and interactive art experiences at The New Children’s Museum. Not only is this venue a complete delight, it’s also downtown’s ultimate green event space.

Dive Right In

Big ideas are always on display at Birch Aquarium at Scripps in La Jolla. Your guests will marvel at the colorful tropical fish and corals, and find inspiration in the 70,000-gallon kelp forest tank. Or host an intimate dinner or cocktail mixer on the ocean view terrace featuring incredible manmade tide pools.

Hit a Homerun

If you can dream it, it can happen at PETCO Park. Home of the San Diego Padres, this state-of-the-art downtown ballpark offers views of San Diego Bay and skyline, stunning architecture and a staff willing to grant your big league dreams from dinner in the outfield to batting cages to luxury box experiences.

Make History

Museums inspire, and in Balboa Park they inspire great events. Put your guests in the middle of fantastic natural history displays where they’ll be rubbing shoulders with dinosaurs, or surround them with stunning works of contemporary art and design. Ornate Spanish architecture and the lush landscapes of the San Diego Botanical Building's gardens make this urban cultural park an incredible event spot.

Spotlight Success

Imagine standing on the same stage where Jersey Boys, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels or Thoroughly Modern Millie debuted before going on to Broadway. Watch as the hidden talents of attendees take center stage at events held in one of three stunning and inspiring theater venues: Balboa Theatre in the Gaslamp Quarter, The Old Globe Theatre in Balboa Park and La Jolla Playhouse.

Use the Law of Attractions

Three of the most loved attractions in the world are available for your next event: San Diego Zoo, San Diego Zoo Safari Park and SeaWorld San Diego. Imagine spending the night in a shark exhibit or sleeping among the wild animals, safari-style. Get up close and personal with animal stars, or dine among lush jungle setting for an event your attendees will go wild about.

Reach a High Point

Make your attendees feel on top of the world at a posh event held at one of San Diego’s rooftop ocean view venues. Oozing cool, mixers at hip hotel rooftop venues like Altitude, J Bar, Siren and The Ivy will offer endless photo op moments, add a touch of chic and guarantee a great evening.

Fly High

Who won’t be talking about an event held in the same Officer’s Club where Goose and Maverick Top Gunned? Or a 4-star dinner amid helicopters and fighter attack jets under the stars on a tarmac? The Marine Corps Air Station Miramar can make both happen and more.

Thirst for More

Celebrate an event (and the best craft beer) at one of 36 breweries in town. San Diego, in fact, has more breweries per capita than any other region of the country. Local breweries like Port Brewing/The Lost Abbey, Ballast Point and Stone Brewing won major awards at the World Beer Cup, beating out stiff competition from around the world. In 2009, Men’s Journal named San Diego the "#1 Beer Town in the U.S."

Head for the Horizon

Sometimes you just need to get off land to get things done. And a meeting on a Hornblower Cruise is the perfect way to try out your sea legs and head out for the horizon! You can choose from a variety of different themed events, from a Salsa Team Building & Fiesta Cruise, to a San Diego Scavenger Hunt Team Building Cruise, they offer innovative ways to inspire collaboration and build teamwork. And with a fleet of vessels that can accommodate up to 1,000 guests, there are plenty of options to plan an unforgettable experience for your attendees.

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