Blog Category: California

Spring Cleaning – Not Just for Your Home

This past weekend, many turned their clocks an hour ahead and “Sprang Forward”. While many are chagrined at the thought of losing an hour of sleep, this practice can only mean one thing: Spring is on its way. And with that, one looks forward to thawing out of the winter …

Hot Hotels in Northern California

Take a tour of the exciting new hotels that have popped up in the various destinations we service in Northern California, including bustling San Francisco, serene Napa Valley, our cutting-edge tech hub in the South Bay and the ever-expanding East Bay. And after looking at what’s hot in Northern California, …

When Florals Aren’t Enough: Thinking Outside the Vase

In the mid-1990’s, Deborah Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire, hosted a dinner party for fashion designer, Oscar de la Renta. Finding the flower arrangements to be a little too uninspiring, she went to her chicken coop. Setting up a small menagerie on her dining room table, she forewent the flowers and …

Practicing Mindfulness This Month

Stress continues to plague the workplace, costing companies at least $300 billion a year through absenteeism, turnover and decreased productivity, according to the World Health Organization. That’s why several companies are starting to encourage mindfulness at work and why companies such as Adobe, Facebook, Google and Hubspot are even creating …

AlliedPRA’s Destinations Listed in Top 5

As the old adage goes, it is all about “location, location, location.” The meetings and events industry is no different. With AlliedPRA’s ever-expanding footprint, we are proud to announce that we have offices in the top 5 meeting destinations, as listed by research firm STR.  With our strategic office locations, our …