SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

Where you can go from snowy mountains to sandy beaches in an hour and a half

You may think Southern California is just movie stars and surfing, but there’s so much more! SoCal has hundreds of miles of inviting coastline and iconic beaches, scenic mountains, sculpted deserts, and world-class cities rich in culture and arts. 

Where else can you hike your way to Batman’s Cave or wine and dine at the Rat Pack’s former party pad? Mission Beach, America’s only beachside amusement park, is the perfect spot for a summer bonfire soireé. Or how about a private event in a working hangar at MCAS Miramar, home of the famous Top Gun school and movie starring Tom Cruise? Anyone up for Disneyland? Or you can party like an animal at the San Diego Zoo!

With so many amazing places to choose from, how can you possibly know where to begin? That’s where we come in! Just say Hello!.

  • images/destinations/icon/arizona Created with Sketch. Anaheim /
    Orange County
  • images/destinations/icon/arizona Created with Sketch. Los Angeles
  • images/destinations/icon/arizona Created with Sketch. Palm Springs
  • images/destinations/icon/arizona Created with Sketch. San Diego
  • images/destinations/icon/arizona Created with Sketch. Santa Barbara
LAID-BACK

A few days here will leave your guests feeling relaxed, renewed, and ready to take on the challenges of the daily grind.

TRENDY

The street style and celebrity culture of SoCal are a glimpse into life on the Best Coast and lead the trends of the rest of the country.

STAR-STUDDED

The Golden Age of Hollywood cemented SoCal’s “movie mecca” legend, but today it’s also home to a bevy of Michelin-starred eateries. Not to worry, we’ll secure you a reservation.

AIRPORT

San Diego International Airport (SAN)
Anaheim is a 90-minute drive from (SAN)

Los Angeles International (LAX)
Santa Barbara is an hour and a half drive from (LAX)
Anaheim is a 45-minute drive from (LAX)

Palm Springs International Airport (PSP)

Bill Yahres
General Manager
Hello! California (Southern)
2655 Camino del Rio North
Suite 430
San Diego, CA 92108
Phone:  619.785.5828
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GET TO KNOW ME

Hailing from Roslyn, New York, Bill Yahres joined the Hello! team in 2017. With 25 years of experience in the industry, Bill loves learning about people and discovering each person’s own unique story. He’s deeply passionate about making clients happy by exceeding their expectations. Bill is a past president of San Diego Meeting Professionals International (SDMPI) and is a former electronics technician in the United States Navy. He describes himself as positive, loyal, and fun—you’ll often find him rocking out to Billy Joel, Sting, Pink Floyd, and Elton John.

TESTIMONIALS

WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

“…the creativity that was shown in planning and execution is phenomenal.”
Hello! California (Southern) Hotel Partner
“I always felt that you and your team sincerely cared about the success of our event, and you put a lot of thought into coming up with creative ideas and solutions for our requirements…I always felt as though we were a team working toward a shared goal.”
Large Farming Industry Association
“It is always so great to work with you guys! It was a great event and the attendees were having a blast. Thank you!”
San Diego Area Boutique Resort
“It was a pleasure working with you…and we will definitely use your services should we need it in the future. Your staff and services were outstanding. I liked how your staff was very organized and made my job easier.”
Transmission Engineering and Design Company

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