Convening Leaders 2024 offers twenty networking experiences to grow your business while learning, giving back and having fun! When the sun sets over the Pacific Ocean, each evening event is a new opportunity to bond with your peers and celebrate our industry in some of the most exciting, unique venues San Diego has to offer.



Sunday, January 7
6:30 – 10:00 p.m.
SeaWorld San Diego

An enchanting and educational experience awaits in the heart of SeaWorld San Diego. Celebrate the beauty of the ocean and the importance of marine conservation in this iconic ocean-themed park overlooking the picturesque waters of Mission Bay. Together with your industry peers, indulge in a fusion of culinary delights, mesmerizing entertainment, and unforgettable animal experiences.

Price: Free!
Brought to you by SeaWorld San Diego & the San Diego Tourism Authority.

Please note: Transportation will be generously provided by the San Diego Tourism Authority.


Monday, January 8
9:00 p.m. – Midnight
Nova SD

During an evening in the historic and buzzing Gaslamp Quarter, we combine the thrill of San Diego’s nightlife with the joy of philanthropy. Join us at this multi-level night club known for its contemporary design, high-energy atmosphere and stunning rooftop experience. Come make a meaningful impact while celebrating in style!

Hailing from Austin, The Nightowls will be hitting the stage with their one-of-a-kind electrified performances.” … before this sentence: “Come make a meaningful impact while celebrating in style!

Price: $150
Add this Ticketed Event to your registration to save your spot.

Presented by GES
Music Partner: Visit Austin and Austin Convention Center

Event Sponsors: Visit Charlotte, Visit Dallas, and Visit Houston

Host City Partner: San Diego Tourism Authority

Proceeds go to the PCMA Foundation.

PCMA Convening Leaders 2024 | Boyz II Men


Tuesday, January 9
7:00 – 10:00 p.m.
The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park

Nestled within the picturesque Embarcadero Marina Park South, our evening reception promises to be a harmonious fusion of sophistication, atmospheric charm, and culinary mastery. Enjoy mouthwatering heavy hors d’oeuvres under the stars with views of the San Diego Bay. This unforgettable evening is sure to leave a lasting impression. Get ready to immerse yourself in a soul-stirring, nostalgic performance by none other than the ’90s R&B icons, Boyz II Men! Bonus, this event walkable from all seven Convening Leaders hotels, found here.

Price: Free!

Brought to you by the San Diego Tourism Authority.

Please note: Guests may bring in one soft-sided bag per person, not to exceed 16”x16”x8”. All bags are subject to search upon entry by security.


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