Networking Events

IARW-WFLO Board Reception & Dinner

(invitation only)
Saturday, April 22 | 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Montage Laguna Beach Resort
Sponsored by Viking Cold Solutions
Wine Selected by and Compliments of Primus Builders, Inc.

First Timer & New Member Reception

Sunday, April 23 | 5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Grand Lawn, Monarch Beach Resort
Sponsored by Primus Builders, Inc.

Opening Night Reception

Sunday, April 23 | 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Grand Lawn, Monarch Beach Resort
Sponsored by Primus Builders, Inc.

These two receptions, featuring cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, are held jointly on Sunday evening. First Time attendees and new members are welcome to arrive early for an exclusive opportunity to meet and greet IARW-WFLO leadership and staff. All attendees are invited to join the party at 6:00 p.m., for even more mixing and mingling among our members!

San Diego Food Bank Facility Tour

Monday, April 24, 2017 | 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Open to all Convention attendees at no additional cost
Sponsored by Viking Cold Solutions

The San Diego Food Bank’s 80,000 sq. ft. warehouse in Miramar, Calif. is the central food distribution hub for San Diego County. Last year, it distributed 22 million pounds of food throughout San Diego, and 183 other distribution sites throughout the county.

Join other convention attendees for a one of a kind experience touring a Gold LEED Certified cold storage and distribution facility. The tour will explore all of the different facets of the facility, including the newly installed Viking Cold Thermal Energy Storage System, solar installation, engine room, revolutionary recycling/composting center, and more. Participants will also learn how they can participate and benefit from the national food bank assistance program.

Lunch will be provided aboard a luxury charter bus on the way to the facility. A post-tour happy hour will also be provided during the commute back to the Monarch Beach Resort.

Click here to sign up.

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Transportation to San Diego Food Bank
1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. Facility Tour Briefing
1:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Facility Tour
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Transportation back to Monarch Beach Resort

Golf Classic

Monday, April 24 | 12:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Monarch Beach Golf Links
Sponsored by Green Span Profiles, Jamison Door Company, and Ramp Systems

Few golf experiences can match the blend of stunning natural beauty and variety of challenges presented at Monarch Beach Golf Links. Here, along the dramatic bluffs of Southern California, master architect, Robert Trent Jones, Jr., has fashioned an intriguing layout in the Scottish links tradition on one of the select few oceanfront golf courses in California. Commanding sweeping views to the sea, this par-70 championship course offers an unending variety of play.

Learn more!

Sportfishing Trip (Sold Out)

Monday, April 24 | 12:15 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. (1:00 p.m. – Boat Leaves)

Transportation to Dana Wharf will depart Monarch Beach at 12:15 p.m.

Join us for an exciting half day fishing trip (5 hours) on the sparkling Southern California waters just outside Dana Point Harbor. Learn from our knowledgeable, family friendly crew and skippers who will expertly guide you throughout this fun filled excursion. Bask in the breathtaking views of Dana Point Harbor’s serene beaches and scenic shorelines from the deck of one our fleet’s top of the line boats! From novice to expert, everyone will enjoy discovering their love of sportfishing, conservation, and the great outdoors on this unique trip.

$150 per person

Price includes: Rod rentals, sample tackle packs with hooks and sinkers, live bait, license to fish, crew gratuity, fish cleaning, and transportation to/from Monarch Beach Resort.

Once you are confirmed, you will receive a follow up email that will request your full name and date of birth.  We will need this to obtain a fishing license for the trip.

One-on-One Business Meetings

Sunday, April 23 | 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, April 25 | 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Need to follow up with a colleague on a particular topic? Looking to connect with a supplier to find solutions for your next project? Take advantage of this afternoon to catch up with peers and vendors for private business meetings.

California Dreamin’ Closing Party

Tuesday, April 25 | 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Botanical Lawn North, Monarch Beach Resort
Sponsored by Frazier Industrial Company

Get ready to dance the night away at the California Dreamin’ Closing Party. Adjacent to the Botanical Garden and overlooking Monarch Beach Golf Links, the Botanical Lawn will transform into a beachy moonlit paradise hosted by Frazier Industrial Company. Join fellow convention attendees for heavy hors d’oeuvres (no need to go to dinner!), open bar, dancing, and all your favorite beach classics.