Educational Conferences




2021 Spring Conference

April 16-18
The Cloister, Sea Island
Sea Island, GA
(855) 572-4875

To Register
Check back early 2021 for registration.

Book your hotel room

The MLA group rate is $465 for run of house guestrooms, plus $38 resort fee and applicable taxes. Discounted rooms are available until March 24 or until room blocks fills, whichever occurs first.  Check in is available at 4pm and checkout is 12pm.  All reservations must be accompanied by two night's deposit and guaranteed by a major credit card.  Valid credit card required at booking. For a full refund including deposit, you may cancel up to the cut-off date.  After the cut-off date date, cancellation forfeits deposit.

How to reserve:   Call (855) 572-4875 to reserve your room under the MLA room block.

The following resort amenities and services are included in the resort fee:
• Wifi in guest rooms and lobby
• Unlimited access to the Fitness Center and Sea Island Beach Club (heated pool, strength and cardio equipment),  whirlpool, hydrotherapy pool, labyrinth, locker rooms, steam, sauna)
• Complimentary use of BMW courtesy cars
• Morning coffee, pastries and afternoon tea
• In-room bottled water and ice delivery
• Beach chairs, towels and umbrellas




The Spa at Sea Island

The Forbes Five Star Spa features: 
• Water atrium featuring a hydrotherapy pool and cascading waterfall

• Labyrinth
• Private men’s and women’s relaxation lounges
• Garden atrium for co-ed relaxation
• Spatique & Beautique retail areas
• Two couples suites with private balconies
• Eucalyptus-infused steam room
• Dry sauna
• Mineral pool bath in the men’s and women’s private locker rooms

Click here for the spa brochure.  To learn more, visit the Spa website.  The spa recommends booking your appointment at least two weeks in advance.

About Sea Island
Set on the Georgia coastline and the Black Banks River, Sea Island attracts outdoor enthusiasts, adventure seekers and those seeking relaxation.  The resort is the only resort in the to have received four Forbes Five-Star awards for 12 consecutive years.  In addition, Sea Island is the only U.S. resort to host a G-8 Summit of world leaders.  Sea Island features five miles of private beach, a Beach Club, tennis center, Yacht Club, Shooting School, and children’s programs, as well as three championship golf courses, including Seaside and Plantation, home of the PGA TOUR’s RSM Classic.  Discover Sea Island. 



Maps & Directions
The Cloister
100 Cloister Drive
Sea Island, GA 31561
Sea Island is located between Jacksonville and Savannah international airports.

• One-hour drive from Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) and an hour-and-15-minute drive from Savannah International Airport (SAV)
• Twenty-minute drive from Brunswick Golden Isles Airport (BQK), serviced by ASA/The Delta Connection
• For additional directions, view the maps web page.

Information and photos courtesy of Sea Island.


2021 Fall Conference

October 7-10
The Resort at Pelican Hill
Newport Beach, CA
(855) 857-7297


To Register
Check back mid-summer for registration.

Book your hotel room


The MLA group rate is $475, plus tax, porterage and room attendant gratuities and a discounted daily resort fee of $35 for run of house bungalows. (Resort fee will discount upon payment). Discounted room rate is available until September 6 or until room block fills, whichever occurs first.  Check in is available at 4pm and checkout is 12pm. All reservations must be accompanied by a first night deposit and guaranteed by a major credit card.  Valid credit card required at booking. For a full refund including deposit, you may cancel up to the cut-off date.  After the cut-off date date, cancellation forfeits one night deposit.

How to reserve:  
Call 855-857-7297 to reserve your room under the MLA group block. 





The following resort amenities and services are included in the resort fee:

  • Crystal Cove Beach Experience
  • Hourly drop-off and pick-up via the Resort Coach
  • Beach chairs, umbrellas and towels
  • Access to Spa's steam room, sauna and soaking tubs
  • Fitness Center and daily classes
  • And more


The Spa at Pelican Hill
The Spa at Pelican Hill is a haven within a retreat—a place for wellness, for healing, and for inspiration in a setting of Pacific splendor. In an atmosphere of serene, classic refinement that pleases the eye and centers you from the moment you enter, you’ll find a culture dedicated to personalization.  For the spa menu, click here.  To book your appointment, call 844-253-8078 or click here to book online.




Newport Beach
Newport Beach, California is where leisure and style come together in ten distinct neighborhoods, each with its own unique charm and natural beauty.  With the largest recreational harbor on the west coast, there are ten miles of extraordinary fishingswimmingsurfing, and aquatic sports activities.  Visitors can enjoy unlimited things to do in Newport Beach. Enjoy luxury shoppingspa treatments, championship golf, and sample a bit of the sophisticated and aspirational lifestyle found here.  For more information on dining and things to do, click here to link to the Visit Newport Beach website.
As an added resource, once you are in town, you may download the Newport Beach digital mobile concierge, AskMarina which may be used to help navigate your time! 

Map & Directions
Download the Newport Beach area map.  
Directions to the hotel.

Newport Beach and The Resort at Pelican Hill are easily accessible from several airports.  
Orange County/John Wayne (SNA) is 10 miles/20 minu
tes.

Long Beach (LGB) is 35 miles/30 minutes
LAX is 50 miles/50 minutes
Download the direct airline route destinations map


Information and photos courtesy of The Resort at Pelican Hill and Visit Newport Beach.