Wild West Council February Meeting in San Diego

Starts:  Feb 16, 2018 12:00 PM (PT)
Ends:  Feb 17, 2018 8:30 PM (PT)
Associated with  Wild West Regional Council

Wild West Council Meeting (In conjunction with the IMA Global Board of Directors)

February 16-17. 2018

Hotel:  Sheraton Hotel and Marina (on Harbor Island at the Airport)

           1380 Harbor Island Drive San Diego, California 92101
           Sheration San Diego Hotel and Marina


Botanical Building
Balboa Park's iconic Botanical Building
  • Friday, February 16, 2018     
    • Noon – 2:00 – Group lunch and  one-hour tour of Balboa Park - Lunch $20.00, Tour $10.00.  Prepayment required.
      • Lunch and tour meet-up will be in the Balboa Park Conservancy Board Room on the second floor.
        • House of Hospitality
        • 1549 El Prado, Second Floor
        • San Diego, CA 92101
      • Lunch will be catered by Panama 66 Restaurant in the Park. 
      • During our one-hour docent-led outdoor walking tour of the historic heart of Balboa Park, our guides will not only touch on the history, architecture and garden features we will see as we walk, but also how our beautiful park is enjoyed by millions of visitors from around the world today.  
      • Free parking is available in a number of lots in the Park.  The House of Hospitality is marked as the Visitors Center on the map of the Park.
        • You can also download the free Balboa Park app from your mobile phone provider's app store which includes parking information
      • Uber or Lyft are good alternatives - particularly in inclement weather.
    • 2:00 – 5:00 – 3 hours of CPE 
      • 2:00 - 4:00 Facilitator-Led Ethics Workshop: Blinded by Pressure
        This IMA-developed workshop is based on a real-life case study on Diamond Foods, and includes engaging activities for practical application. Using scenario-based interactive exercises, you'll be able to recognize an ethical dilemma within an organization, identify improper departures from GAAP reporting as a means to improve reported results, recognize the appropriate ways to increase profits within GAAP and ethical guidelines, and identify an auditor's role and responsibility when faced with an ethical dilemma.
        Each participant earns 2 NASBA CPE.
      • 4:00 -5:00 Certified in Strategy and Competitive Analysis: Inside the CSCA Program and Exam.  This program will feature an IMA webinar on the CSCA including sample questions and test taking tips.  Come see if this certification might be a valuable addition to your CMA credential.
    • 6:30 - 8:30 PM IMA Global Board reception –All IMA members welcome
      • Sign up at Global Event RSVP Link 
      • Location - Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina, Bay Tower, BTL Patio
        •  The street address of the Bay Tower is 1580 Harbor Island Drive
      • There is NO planned group dinner following the reception

  • Saturday, February 17, 2018
    •  Note:  Saturday IMA Events are being held in the Bay Tower of the Hotel at 1580 Harbor Island Drive
    • 7:00 - 8:00 AM  – Breakfast with the Global Board - Sheraton Hotel (sign up using Global Event Link above)  
    • 8:30 AM  – Noon – Council Meeting at the hotel
    • Link to attend the Council Meeting:  


    • Noon - 1:00 PM (optional) Lunch with the Global Board (Sign up using the Global Event Link above, or
    • Noon - 2:00 PM - lunch on your own, travel to Coronado
    • 2:30 – 4:00 PM - Note time changeTour of the Hotel del Coronado by the Coronado Historical Society $20 per person - Prepayment required.
      • Tour description:  Step back in time and join us on a one of a kind experience Hotel del Coronadoof the Hotel del Coronado. Get an inside look at the Hotel's history, architecture, legends, and incomparable beauty. During the tour you will learn what has drawn crowds from all over the globe for nearly 130 years. From appreciating the magnificent Queen Anne-Style architecture, to walking the footsteps of Marilyn Monroe, and even a ghost story, this is a tour you can’t miss when visiting Coronado. There is no other tour on the island the enters the Hotel, giving you an exclusive look of the spectacular structure and it’s history.
      • Meet by 2:15 at the10-foot freestanding white clock off of
        Orange Avenue. The clock is located adjacent to the Orange
        Avenue sidewalk in front of the Hotel’s Grande Hall.
      • Parking - there is a lot at the Hotel that is quite expensive.  Street parking is $.25/hour for up to two hours nearby.  There is unmetered street parking farther away (generally on the other side of Orange Avenue), or pay lots nearby.
      • Detailed directions and instructions :   Tour_Confirmation_IMA_Wild_West_Council.pdf
    • 4:00 – 5:30 – Explore Coronado on our own.  Fabulous beach, shopping, coffee shops, bike rentals and Happy Hours.
    • 5:30 Dinner in Coronado - Miguel's Cocina, 1351 Orange Avenue (across Orange Avenue from the Hotel del Coronado).

We apologize for the technical issues with our registration.  To RSVP, please send an email to
wwc.imanet@gmail.com listing the events you plan on attending.

Click the "Register Now" link below to go to our new payment page.  Prices include a $1.00 PayPal transaction fee.


Sheraton Hotel and Marina (on Harbor Island at the Airport)
1380 Harbor Island Drive (Hotel Registration)
Note:  IMA Events are being held in the Bay Tower of the Hotel at 1580 Harbor Island Drive
San Diego, CA 92101


Pem Smith