The meetings industry is thriving in California, as a number of major investments demonstrate. Projects include a $500 million expansion of San Francisco's Moscone Center (above), currently under construction, and a $180 million expansion of Anaheim's convention center that will begin in April.Snow Biz•
The Homewood Mountain Resort
on the western edge of Lake Tahoe now offers skiers and snowboarders exclusive access to more than 750 acres of out-of-bounds trails via Snowcat vehicles.•
A new program at the Alpine Meadows Resort
in North Lake Tahoe lets guests snowshoe under the stars to a Swiss-style mountain chalet for a hearty Alps-inspired dinner, including potato cheese soup, prime rib and apple strudel.Don't Throw Stones
The new 12,000-square-foot Glasshouse
in downtown San Jose offers stunningly chic function space for up to 1,200 people, with its main hall surrounded by floor-to-ceiling windows.Raise a Glass
The Pendry San Diego, a 317-room luxury hotel, is slated to open in summer 2016, three blocks north of the San Diego Convention Center. Plans call for a beer hall, an 8,600-square-foot-ballroom, a nightclub, an outdoor pool and a spa.