Erik attended the 2018 National Club Conference in Los Angeles, California. John Cochran of ClubDesign also attended and the duo managed a vendor booth on the exhibitor floor. The conference includes multiple days of educational sessions and networking events to those in the club and hospitality industry.
The event included a welcome reception at the California Club, networking breakfasts and lunches at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel, and a an oceanside party and dinner at The Jonathan Beach Club. The educational speakers included prominent industry professionals like Bill Walshe, Chief Executive Officer, Viceroy Hotel Group and Chip Brewer, President & CEO, Callaway Golf Co. The exhibition floor allowed Erik and John to showcase thier club design work and to meet and greet Club leaders seeking products, services, and resources in the hospitality field.