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74th Annual Training Conference – 2022 Dates Oct 18-20

 74th Annual Training Conference & Trade Show

CAHMPC and MRA will again join forces for the 74th and 50th Annual Educational Conference & Trade Show in 2022

The Annual CAHMPC Educational Conference and Trade Show, in partnership with the The Marine Recreation Association embarks on October 18, 2022 at the Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort in Santa Barbara, California, overlooking the picturesque coastline of the Pacific Ocean.

The 2022 Combined Educational Conference theme will be "Creating a Sustainable Future", reflecting the marine industry’s progression into a new world of possibilities and potential. By focusing our passion and people on shared purposes we can all create a steady path to successfully navigate the challenges ahead.

This year's Conference will feature a broad prospectus of industry experts and information covering key marine industry management, operations, and marketing concerns, focused on team building and improving guest services and operations to enhance customer satisfaction while meeting the challenges of regulatory compliance and optimizing fiscal results. The marine Trade Show will feature the latest technology, products, and services from leading industry vendors and contractors focused on industry growth and profitability. The three-day event will provide all participants with the ideal opportunity to network with other industry professionals and share effective strategies for successfully dealing with an ever-evolving business environment.

Special hotel rates are being offered to attendees from October 16th to the 20th, providing an extended opportunity to enjoy the many shops, restaurants, wineries, and other attractions that Santa Barbara offers.

Welcome Reception will be held Tuesday night for all attendees and guests inside the Conference Trade Show in the Grand Ballroom at the Hilton Beachfront Resort.

Regular Conference seminars, Trade Show exhibits, and other events will continue Wednesday through Thursday, with a special Game Night of entertainment, food, and beverages Tuesday evening. 

Please be sure to indicate that you are attending as a CAHMPC member when registering.  You can register here: 

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Location and Amenities 

Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort

633 East Cabrillo Boulevard, Santa Barbara, California 93103

The Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort is located directly across from East Beach and half a mile from downtown shopping and restaurants with easy access to many local attractions, including the Santa Barbara Zoo, Stearns Wharf, Museums, and the Funk Zone.

The hotel offers complimentary shuttle service to and from the Amtrak station and the Santa Barbara Airport – a feature unique to the property – as well as the largest guest rooms and most recently renovated accommodations in Santa Barbara, each including a balcony or patio, and many with beautiful ocean views.

Hotel restaurants offer a range of dining options, including a grab-and-go coffee bar, and room service amenities. Rodney's Grill is ideal for dinner and drinks, serving steak, seafood, craft cocktails, and a selection of popular local wines. For a scenic dining experience with breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean, guests can dine at The Set, an indoor-outdoor bar and dining outpost that offers authentic California cuisine with an impressive happy hour and hand-crafted cocktails.

Other resort amenities include a large pool with seasonal poolside bar, Salon Del Mar and Spa Del Mar, a 24-hour state-of-the-art fitness center, seasonal bicycle rentals, and three lighted tennis courts.

Hotel Rates

Special Rates for Attendees

Mountain / Garden View Single or Double Occupancy

  • 10/13 – 10/15 - $399 + tax
  • 10/16 – 10/20 - $229 + tax
  • 10/21 – 10/23 - $379 + tax

Check-in time: 4:00 pm

Check-out time: 12:00 noon

Complimentary Resort Shuttle to / from the Santa Barbara Airport and AMTRAK Station, between 5AM and 9PM.

To make your room reservations, call 800.879.2929, or reserve your room online at:

Reservation Cut-Off Date is Friday, September 23, 2022.

Applicable state & local taxes, fees & assessments are not included in prices.

Prices for Triple and Quad Occupancy are increased from prices listed above.