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Want to bring your friends or family? We offer a guest and children’s registration that includes access to all meals, social functions, and programming. In addition, our California host has some exciting daytime age-appropriate activities to explore the sites of Los Angeles.

Included with guest registrations:

Sunday, November 12th
Guest Meet & Greet Reception

Get to know your hosts and meet fellow guests! Mix, mingle, and get more information about the week ahead of you.

Welcome Dinner

Located at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel plaza pool deck, enjoy the company of fellow attendees for an evening reception.

Monday, November 13th
Opening Ceremony Breakfast

This morning’s breakfast will feature the Annual Meeting Opening Ceremony where the posting of the colors, pledge of allegiance, national anthem, and official welcome from CSG West Chair, Assemblymember Mike Gipson, to kick off meeting activities.

La Brea Tar Pits and Museum*

Spend the morning exploring the only Ice Age fossil site in the world that’s being excavated in the middle of a city! Some of the fossils that have been discovered in the center of the Tar Pits are located right in the museum.
*Sign-ups are required for this activity. Links to sign-ups will be provided after registration, or please see the Host State booth onsite.

Lunch & Keynote: Erik Wahl

Erik Wahl is an internationally recognized artist, TED speaker, and number one bestselling author. Erik’s presentation inspires leaders to be increasingly agile and outlines how to use disruption as a competitive advantage. Some will be disrupted, others will choose to be the disruptor. Choose wisely.

Dinner at Madame Tussauds

Selfie time! Meet some of your favorite celebrities, in wax, at Madame Tussauds Hollywood wax museum. Join us for an evening event right on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Tuesday, November 14th

Start your day of activities with a delicious breakfast!

Lunch & Keynote: Sekou Andrews

Sekou Andrews is founder/CEO of SekouWorld, Inc., and one of the world’s most successful spoken word poets. He is the innovator of “Poetic Voice,” – a cutting-edge speaking category that seamlessly fuses inspirational speaking with spoken word poetry, like “Hamilton” meets “TED.”

The Broad Museum*

Take a quick walk from the Westin Bonaventure Hotel to The Broad Museum where you can find a collection of contemporary art from the 1950s to the present.
*Sign-ups are required for this activity. Links to sign-ups will be provided after registration, or please see the Host State booth onsite.

Annual Meeting 2024 Kick-Off Reception

Join us at the kick-off reception for next year’s CSG West annual meeting that will be held in Portland, Oregon!

Wednesday, November 15th

Grab a tasty breakfast before heading out for a full day of activities!

Universal Studios Experience

Enjoy an afternoon at the Universal Studios Hollywood theme park! Included with your registration, is a one-day ticket for Wednesday, November 15th only. From there, join us for a closing dinner inside the park at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter and a private Back-Lot Tour to end the night.

*Tickets to the park and private pass will be distributed on Wednesday morning.

For all questions about the Annual Meeting, please contact