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Outlook Forum & Winter Board Meeting 2023

March 2023 | Starting at $1199


Outlook Forum is California’s premier travel and tourism event for industry professionals. The dynamic conference attracts about 1,000 attendees representing the C-suite, business owners and emerging leaders from every industry segment and destinations throughout the state.

Join colleagues for networking opportunities and valuable sessions covering a wide range of tourism topics, from expert economic analysis to marketing best practices to special sessions on topics like sustainability and accessibility. Notable speakers have included CEOs of global airline carriers, the CEO of Walt Disney Parks & Resorts, the Governor of California and celebrities such as Phil Rosenthal and Kevin Costner. 

Following the conference, the Winter Board Meeting will take place March 9. No RSVP, notice or registration is required to attend this meeting. Members of the public may attend or speak at the meeting without prior notice to the Commission. Signing, registering or completing any RSVP is voluntary and is not a requirement for attendance at any California Travel and Tourism Commission Meeting. All persons may attend the meeting regardless of whether they sign in, register or RSVPs.

We'll see you in Sacramento, March 2023. 

College students: Upperclassmen, graduate students and recent college grads (within six months) can enter code STUDENT starting Dec. 15 at 9 a.m. to register for $199. This is an incredible opportunity for students exploring a career in hospitality, travel and tourism. 

Conference Preview

  • March 06:

    Arrivals and pre-conference activities

  • March 07:

    8 a.m. – 5 p.m. - Conference programming; Opening Reception hosted by Visit Sacramento

  • March 08:

    8 a.m. – 9 p.m. - Conference programming; Closing Event

  • March 09:

    9 a.m. – 1 p.m. - Winter Board Meeting


Outlook Forum Speaker Amy Landino
Amy Landino
Founder of GATLUW House
Outlook Forum Speaker Norie Quintos
Norie Quintos
Independent Travel Journalist, Editor and Communications Consultant
Dr. Sanjay Varshney
Dr. Sanjay Varshney, PHD, CFA
Founder & Principal, Goldstone Wealth Management LLC


Hotel Room Blocks

Visit California has secured a limited number of discounted rooms with two hotel partners located near the convention center: 


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