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IPW 2019: Post-FAMs and Media Opportunities

Visit California is dreaming big and creating a series of once-in-a-lifetime experiences that will keep our guests California dreaming long after they’ve returned home.

SOCAL SOUL
Steep yourself in the invigorating sun-drenched culture of Southern California. Visit San Diego County’s idyllic 70-mile stretch of coastline for a refreshing line-up of culinary, retail and outdoor adventures. You’ll get to know San Diego’s charming communities and buzzing neighborhoods.

DESERT AND MOUNTAINS
Revel in the dry heat, soak up the healing waters, marvel at the landscapes of the eclectic desert region and star gaze in the clear mountain skies. In between hotel hopping and chilling out poolside, you’ll get the inside scoop on architecture and see where celebrities retreat.

LA LA LAND
Neighborhood hop through Los Angeles’ vibrant communities on this multi-cultural sampler of LA’s rich culinary, arts and entertainment and trend-setting style scenes. You’ll dine at some of the hottest tables in town, experience vibrant cultural gems and capture iconic photos.

RIVIERA RETREAT
Discover why the rich and famous types having been making the southern central coast their go-to getaway destinations for more than a century. Experience The American Riviera’s incredible outdoors, estate tours, sunset sails, wine tasting and shopping.

CENTRAL COASTING
Cruise up the iconic Pacific Coast Highway on a road trip and experience a surfer’s paradise, amazing wineries, coastal beach towns and ranches offering a perfect blend of old school, classic California.

MOUNTAIN HIGH
Experience California’s High Sierra region, an outdoor enthusiasts’ playground. You’ll explore the lesser-known wonders of ski country in the summer, national parks, spectacular scenery and outdoor adventuring. This itinerary is both the adventure-seeker and the photographer’s dream.

BAY AREA OR BUST
Get to know the Bay Area’s thriving urban centers, see where technology innovators work their magic and explore San Francisco’s icons from a variety of perspectives on land and sea. You’ll discover world-class culinary, arts and entertainment offerings daily.

NORCAL WINE DOWN
This trip is for the foodies and wine lovers. Explore amazing farm-to-fork dining and legendary wine tasting at its best. You’ll experience the valley’s small towns, craft beer, hikes through the redwoods, and walks along the rugged coastline.

NORTH OF THE BAY
Get off the grid on California’s North Coast and more. Hike through redwood forests, kayak for oysters, taste local wines and brews and star gaze as you explore the remote and beautiful slice of coastline. In addition to the sights and sounds of the Pacific, you’ll enter further into the energetic vortex and otherworldly nature of California into Shasta Cascade and its surrounding cities.

SLOPES TO THE CITY
This will be one of your most breathtaking, picturesque trips as you'll hike, boat, backpack and explore the beauty of Mammoth Lakes. After an adventure packed few days, you'll end your trip in the hustle and bustle of San Francisco.

In addition to the above post-FAMs, during IPW Visit California and Visit Anaheim invite you to attend the following press events:

  • Press Brunch on Sunday, June 2: 9:00-11:00 a.m.
  • Brand USA Media Marketplace on Monday, June 3

 

Each of the above trips will have approximately 30 trade and/or media participants, along with local hosts. Post FAM registration will officially begin on January 15, 2019. All attendee registration will be through Visit Anaheim’s official IPW website. There will be a $150 FAM registration fee for all attendees.

For information about IPW 2019 and registering to attend, please go to https://www.ipw.com/about-ipw/media-resources.

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