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October 18 - October 22

Congratulations!  It's been a long time coming, but Columbian's 2021 Sales Conference is finally just around the corner.  After being unable to travel for many months due to the pandemic, we are more than ready to get out, see your faces, and celebrate your successes at the Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach Resort & Club in Southern California.  Get ready to enjoy the sun, surf, sand and service at this exclusive resort, where we'll be hosting some fun activities while allowing you plenty of free time to golf, swim, shop, explore local attractions, visit the spa, or just relax.

You'll be receiving an email in mid-August with a link to register and let us know your flight preference but in the meantime, scroll down for a preview of what you'll be enjoying this October!

Thank you for your loyalty to Columbian and congratulations again on being a sales leader!

Mike Fosbury
President & CEO
Columbian Financial Group

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Located in Dana Point, California, Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach Resort & Club is the perfect blend of Southern California’s legendary laid-back luxury and the iconic culture of True Waldorf Service.

Perched on 175 acres atop a 150-foot seaside bluff, this award-winning Orange County retreat features beautifully appointed guest rooms and suites with private terraces from which to take in the ocean breeze, plush bedding for restful nights, and spacious living areas to relax and relive the memories at the day’s end.

With the Pacific Ocean just steps away, the Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach Resort & Club offers a wealth of opportunities to create your own ideal journey, including: 

  • Private beach

  • Monarch Bay Beach Club

  • Beach activities (surfing, boogie boarding, swimming)

  • Luxury spa

  • Scenic oceanfront golfcourse

  • 3 sparkling pools

  • Boutique shopping

  • 8 dining options, including a steakhouse and poolside cantina

1 Monarch Beach Resort

Dana Point, CA

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With the unique experiences specifically planned for Columbian Financial Group and many other local attractions, you will have a variety of choices of how to spend your time in Monarch Beach.


Duffy Boat Tours

A Duffy Boat Captain will guide you into the beautiful coastal waters of Newport Harbor on an electric-powered boat. Equipped with XM radio, plush seating and roll up windows, this is a perfect voyage to explore the sights and sounds of the shimmering shores of Newport. 

Gallery Showing

Art Walk

Led by a local guide, engage on a citywide art walkabout visiting 3-4 art galleries. Offering a variety of creative art including mixed media, abstract, figurative, landscape, and sculpted glass jewelry, you will experience the historic artisan culture of Laguna Beach.

Local Attractions

  • Pacific Coast Highway Drive

  • Salt Creek Beach (0.5 miles)

  • Aliso Beach Park (3 miles)

  • Dana Point Harbor (3 miles)

  • Doheny State Beach (3 miles)

  • Ocean Institute (3 miles)

  • Thousand Steps Beach (3 miles)

  • Pearl Street Beach (6 miles)

  • Hip District, Laguna Beach (7 miles)

  • Fashion Island, Newport Beach (14 miles)

  • South Coast Plaza (26 miles)

  • Disneyland Theme Park (36 miles)

  • Legoland Theme Park (37 miles)

Frequently Asked Questions

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