When companies decide to hold meetings, one of the first questions is usually whether or not the meeting will take place on company property. On-site meetings are often much cheaper and more convenient for attendees, but do they yield the same results? Here’s why it’s a great idea to take your group off-site: Fewer distractions… Read More The Benefits of Holding an Off-Site Retreat
Hospitality professionals are constantly told that they need to keep up with emerging technologies. However, many of the opportunities for learning at conferences revolve around really basic information that many of us already know – social media is important, tablets are nifty, and apps are a cool way to engage with attendees. We attended a… Read More The Future of Technology in the Hospitality Industry
We are excited to announce that our brand new UCLA Catering website is LIVE! We think you’ll be pleased with the changes – gorgeous color photos, floor plans, menus, team bios, special offers, and more! To visit, click here!
The meetings industry has become increasingly conscious about its impact on the health of our planet. From the increase in virtual meetings, to the decrease in printed materials, to the use of locally sourced food at catered functions, putting our planet first has become a trend that is sure to continue. But what about the… Read More How to Plan Healthy Meetings
– The property was originally called the North Shore Tavern, and was made up of the main lodge and nine guest cottages. – In the 1920s, there were no roads to the north shore of Lake Arrowhead, so people had to be ferried across in boats! – The Conference Center has served as the backdrop… Read More Fun Facts About The UCLA Lake Arrowhead Conference Center
The title on my business card says “Conference Sales Manager.” However, I see myself more as an Account Representative and/or Account Manager. My primary business objective is to sell, but in order to make my job easier, I rely on repeat business. Therefore, the better those group contracts are managed or serviced, the better the… Read More Understanding Your Signature on the Dotted Line…What Do You Really Know?
Beginning in June 2012, we are excited to offer new, upscale accommodations for our summer conference guests. These upgraded, private bathroom accommodations feature: A queen size bed with premium linens Modern furnishings Deluxe amenities Air conditioning Cable television In addition to these features, there are still the same great benefits that all UCLA conference guests… Read More Introducing UCLA’s Courtside Collection
Bruin Cafe is one of the best loved restaurants on “The Hill” (UCLA’s residential housing area). With made-to-order sandwiches, Coffee Bean coffee drinks, smoothies, and much more, it is a great place to grab a quick to-go meal. Check out the summer menu here. Conference guests who are assigned to eat in Covel Commons, as… Read More Bruin Cafe – Open During Summer!
When June rolls around and Bruins leave campus for summer, UCLA welcomes students of all ages to campus. Departments like UCLA Recreation, UCLA Summer Sessions, and the UCLA Center for World Languages offer over 100 summer programs for students ages 11-18. Offerings range from college-level classes for high-school students, to surf lessons, to a performing… Read More Summer Programs at UCLA
Have you ever found a great venue for an event, but had a hard time determining if the seating capacity would meet your needs? UCLA Conference Services is pleased to offer you a free meeting space calculator that you can use through your iPhone. This valuable tool allows you to enter information about a venue… Read More Meeting Space Calculator for iPhone