Plan Your Event

With our experienced event and conference planning staff, on-site technical support, and legendary service, you can create an event as unforgettable as Monterey itself.

Technical assistance

Audiovisual services help transform ordinary meetings into extraordinary events. Presentation Services Audio Visual, our on-site audio visual partner, maintains an office and facilities in the Hotel, complete with equipment, management staff and technicians. Their services include, but are not limited to:

  • Consultation and Pre-Production Design
  • Computer Data Projection
  • Full line of Theatrical and Stage Lighting
  • Digital Audio Capture/CD Recording
  • Multi-Image Presentation
  • Full Concert Sound Systems
  • Professional and Experienced On-Site Staff

Music and entertainment

Our Catering and Conference Services team can arrange entertainment and musical acts to compliment and accent any event.

Receiving and maintenance

The Hotel features its own full-service shipping and receiving office. There is a dedicated receiving department on site to facilitate the easy acceptance of materials for conference planners, which will be stored in a separate conference storage area. Limited space is also available for the storage of very large items.

In addition, our engineering department is available 24 hours a day for general assistance with lighting, room temperature control, minor repairs and anything else to meet your needs.

Spouse programs

We offer a wide range of activities for spouses and guests that attend meetings and events, including:

On Site:

  • Spa treatments
  • Fitness sessions
  • Cooking demonstrations
  • Wine tasting and blending
  • Jewelry making classes
  • Shopping

Off Site:

  • Self-guided tours of the Monterey Bay Aquarium
  • Historical tours of Cannery Row
  • Guided wine tours/tasting with lunch in Carmel or Carmel Valley
  • Local shopping on Cannery Row
  • Carmel Plaza shopping trips
  • Guided walks/hikes at Garland Park and Point Lobos
  • Kayak and bicycle rentals
  • Monterey Movie Tour
  • Deep sea fishing
  • Whale watching on the Monterey Bay (seasonal)
  • Horseback trail rides

Welcome gifts and amenities

We can assist with arrangements for unique, personalized and specific gifts and amenities for your guests and VIP’s. Is one of your meeting attendees celebrating an anniversary or birthday? Let us help you surprise them with a special cake.