Black Diamond welcomed Visit Newport Beach’s Gary Sherwin, President and CEO, Doug McClain, SVP & Chief Marketing Officer, Colleen Costello, Director of Tourism and Erin Rose Senior Director of Communications to London for the annual Sales and Media Mission tied in with the Newport Beach Film Festival UK Honours event. The Black Diamond team successfully facilitated the first ever travel event at The Linnaean, where they hosted prominent members of the UK trade and media industries, strengthening business relationships and showcasing Newport Beach as a destination. Guests received beauty treatments, were able to create their own Gracias Madre inspired cocktails and enjoyed freshly prepared food by Chef Jean-Pierre Dubray, Executive Chef at The Resort at Pelican Hill, who had flown in for this occasion. At the end of the evening, guests could collate their own amenity bag in the Newport Beach boutique. The Black Diamond team also hosted a number of media and trade guests at the annual Newport Beach UK Honours event where they came face to face with the likes of Richard E. Grant, Chiwetel Ejiofor and the 1917 cast. Lastly, the team facilitated a morning of radio interviews for Gary Sherwin from Visit Newport Beach.
The Newport Beach boutique
Canapé's prepared by Chef Jean-Pierre Dubray
Gracias Madre inspired cocktails
The Newport Beach boutique with hand crafted gifts