About the Event
The Marine Recreation Association's 51st Annual Educational Conference and Trade Show is scheduled for this October 16 – 18, 2023 and Early Registration is NOW open! The 2023 Conference will be held once again at the spectacular Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines in La Jolla, California, home to PGA golf tournaments, the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, and just twelve miles from the classic restaurants and entertainment of the Gaslamp Quarter and beautiful San Diego Bay.
This year's Educational Conference and Trade Show theme, Acknowledgment and Appreciation, will be focused on the future looking forward to new challenges and achievements in the marine industry as we move forward from COVID, in an uncertain economy.
Special hotel rates are being offered at the Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pine Resort from October 14th to the 18th, and attendees are invited to come early and stay late to enjoy the wonderful Southern California weather and amenities overlooking the white sand beaches and blue Pacific Ocean.
This year's Conference will kick off on Monday, October 16th with two special events occurring during the day, and a Welcome Reception for all attendees and guests that evening:
• The 28th Annual MRA Golf Tournament will tee-off at the Morgan Run Club & Resort in Rancho Santa Fe with a shotgun start at 7:30 AM, Which will allow participants to also take in the afternoon Electric Boat Sea Trials. The $119 tournament fee includes green fee, cart, range balls, drink tickets and food voucher, and the "best ball scramble" format will make this a fun and exciting event for all.
• The Electric Boat Sea Trials will be held at Safe Harbor Cabrillo Isle Marina offering attendees an opportunity to experience first-hand the emerging electric boat technology and learn more about the myriad of opportunities and potential challenges facing the marine industry as this technology evolves.
• The Conference Welcome Reception for all attendees and guests will be held Monday evening in the Conference Trade Show pavilion at the Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines conference center. Trade Show exhibits will be set-up and the evening is always a wonderful opportunity for all attendees to meet and mingle in an informal and fun atmosphere.
The regular Conference sessions will start early Tuesday morning with breakfast in the Trade Show pavilion, the President’s Welcome, and Key Note speaker, followed by two days of seminars and roundtable discussions covering a broad range of key industry management, operations, and marketing concerns. The Marine Trade Show will feature the latest technology, products, and services from leading industry vendors and contactors focused on innovation, growth, and profitability as the marine industry evolves in today's rapidly changing works.
Location and Amenities
Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
10950 N Torrey Pines Rd
La Jolla, CA 92037
An ocean-view golf course on your doorstep
Find us on the 18th hole of the Torrey Pines Golf Course, with views of the Pacific Ocean from our rooms. Explore the natural beauty of Torrey Pines State Reserve nearby, with a walking trailhead to Torrey Pines State Beach one mile away. Enjoy our on-site restaurant offering in-room dining, two large outdoor gardens, a pool, and tennis courts.
This peaceful seaside venue is also just 8 miles from Sea World San Diego, and 12 miles from the classic restaurants and entertainment of the downtown San Diego Gaslamp Quarter. And, don’t forget about the world renowned Scripts Institute, San Diego Zoo, Sea World and Safari Park nearby.
Special Rates for Attendees
Standard Rooms Single or Double Occupancy
- 10/14 – 10/18 - $269 + tax
Quoted group room rates will be offered to Group’s attendees, based on contracted room type and rate availability, 3 days before and 3 days after the above official Event dates.
Check-in time: 4:00 pm
Check-out time: 11:00 am
To make your room reservations, call 858.558.1500, or reserve your room online at: 51ST ANNUAL MRA EDUCATIONAL CONFERENCE & TRADE SHOW - Start your reservation (passkey.com)
Reservation Cut-Off Date is Monday, September 25, 2023.
Applicable state & local taxes, fees & assessments are not included in prices.
Resort Fee is Optional
Attendees have the option to purchase the Resort Charge upon check-in to acquire the benefits that come with the charge.
28th Annual Golf Tournament
Tee Time: 7:30 am Shotgun Start, Monday, October 16, 2023
Morgan Run Club & Resort
Morgan Run is the perfect destination, located just three miles from Del Mar and the Pacific Ocean and half an hour from Downtown San Diego!
Offering remarkable and challenging play in the heart of Rancho Santa Fe, our 27-hole championship course is the centerpiece of an unrivaled golf experience for every level of player, punctuated by a 320-yard driving range.
The $119 tournament fee includes green fee, cart, use of all practice areas including hitting nets, putting green and chipping area, drink tickets and food voucher. Transportation to the golf course is NOT provided
Electric Boat Sea Trials
Monday, October 16, 2023
Trial times: 12:30 PM to 3:00 PM
The Electric Boat Sea Trials will be held at Safe Harbor Cabrillo Isle Marina offering attendees an opportunity to experience first-hand the emerging electric boat technology and learn more about the myriad of opportunities and potential challenges facing the marine industry as this technology evolves. Each trial time will be approximately 30 minutes. Reservations are required and transportation to the marina is NOT provide, but car-pooling is always an option.
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