• Del Mar Country Club Ready to Host Small, Private Business Dialogues

     
    POSTED October 27, 2014
     
Select top-level meetings can now have access to the exclusive Del Mar Country Club in Rancho Santa Fe. The club offers a secure and totally private venue for meetings that are personally curated and supported by dedicated planning, facilitating and hospitality services.
 
Located four miles inland from the coast in a secluded valley, the Del Mar Country Club is owned by philanthropist and businesswoman Madeleine Pickens. The 55,000-square-foot, castle-like clubhouse offers complete seclusion for up to 30 senior executives who wish to arrive, leave and remain “off camera” for the duration of their meetings and business activities at the club.
 
Inside, a variety of elegant boardrooms, meeting rooms and venues come with a full range of IT and support features. Outside, sporting facilities including an 18-hole championship golf course, tennis courts and almost Olympic-sized swimming pool are available for post-meeting recreation.

Remote working has become mainstream with the continued presence of COVID-19. While many people have welcomed the new normal of working from home, others miss the separation of spaces, as many corporate offices have remained closed since March. Without the daily obligation to go into the office, professionals have the ability to travel more freely. Hotels across the country are creating “work from hotel” deals–a play on “work from home”–so people can explore new places while still fitting in their 9 to 5.  

 

Choosing a career in the event industry is not for the faint of heart. Let’s face it: Event planning is stressful. The last-minute changes, demands from clients and surmounting urgency of a quickly approaching event can make it difficult to maintain a healthy work-life balance.

As a new mother, I’m right there with you and need just as much help developing a healthy work-life balance. In my experiences working in events, I’ve found the following to be helpful ways to care for my mental health, despite being in a stressful profession:

 

This fall, chef Jorge Guzman will open a new restaurant, Petite León, in the former Blackbird Cafe space in South Minneapolis. The restaurant will serve dishes with Mexican, Spanish, French, and American influences, that aim to be approachable, creative and delicious.