2019 Midyear Meeting, February 23 - 28
The Ritz-Carlton Bacara
Santa Barbara, California USA
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Drawing soothing elements from the ocean below, Spa at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara offers a holistic wellness retreat to transform guests not only in the moment but for the days ahead. Guests can immerse themselves in the spa experience with an adults-only pool, redwood sauna, eucalyptus steam room, fireside lounges, and a rooftop terrace. Treatments, including massage, body, and skincare therapies, are performed by our experts using the finest products. A full-service salon offers hair, nail, makeup, and waxing services, and the boutique carries a curated selection of spa products, swimwear, and fitness apparel. Reservations are subject to availability, and it is strongly recommended that you schedule your spa treatment/services at least 5 to 6 weeks in advance so that your scheduling requests can be met. A credit card will be required to guarantee services at the time of booking. A 24-hour cancellation notice is required to avoid a full price charge for any scheduled services. To book directly with the Spa, please call +1.805.571.4210. For more information about their services, click here
Enjoy complimentary access to an onsite state-of-the-art fitness center. The fitness center is open 24 hours and can be accessed with your hotel room key.
The average temperature in Santa Barbara in late February ranges from a high of 75º F/24º C to a low of 50º F/11º C at night, although the forecast during out meeting looks like it will be a bit cooler. Weather can be unpredictable, so we encourage you to check the forecast as the meeting gets closer by clicking here.
Meetings and Events
: Resort casual (slacks, shorts, golf shirt, button down/blouse) is appropriate for Committee meetings and CLE programs. The Welcome Reception and other receptions call for comfortable and casual dress, although please note that it does get cooler in the evenings. For the Theme Party, comfortable and casual resort wear is suggested. For the final night’s Dinner Dance, cocktail attire is requested.
Golf Course Attire
: Proper golf attire is required. No jeans or cut-off shorts. No metal spikes allowed.
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Support Your Foundation!
Purchase a raffle ticket ($100 each) onsite at the IADC Information Desk or Theme Party. Our raffle package is courtesy of The Omni Grove Park Inn in Ashville, North Carolina USA, home of the 2019 Annual Meeting. This raffle prize includes two (2) nights accommodation with two 60-minute massage treatments. The drawing will be held at the Dinner Dance on Wednesday, February 27. You do not need to be present to win.