Tours and Special Events

Join other attendees for an unforgettable pre-conference kick-off networking reception on Tuesday, March 22. Select from three project tours giving you an up-close look at groundbreaking industrial developments in the Long Beach and Inland Empire region; tours take place on either Tuesday, March 22, or Wednesday, March 23.

Aquarium of the Pacific

Kick-off Networking Event: Aquarium of the Pacific 

Tuesday, March 22, 4:30-6 p.m.
THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT. If you add the tour to your registration you will be added to a waitlist.

Depart from Ocean Ballroom Foyer (main level) of the conference hotel: Westin Long Beach, 333 East Ocean Boulevard. Walking groups depart starting at 4:15 p.m.

Pick up your ticket at your convenience on Tuesday, March 22. Pickup options include:

  • At the registration desk in the Barcelona/Casablanca Room from 2-3 p.m.
  • In the Ocean Ballroom Foyer from 3:30-4:45 p.m.
  • On-site at the Aquarium of the Pacific from 4:45 p.m. onward.

Please note: Masks/face-coverings are required while meeting animal special guests and while inside the facility.

Questions? Please stop by the registration desk on-site in the Barcelona/Casablanca Room of the Westin Long Beach from 2-5 p.m. on Tuesday, March 22.

A lively afternoon awaits you at this networking reception at the Aquarium of the Pacific, home to 12,000 animals and more than 100 exhibits celebrating the beauty and diversity of the Pacific Ocean. Get to know other industrial leaders as you enjoy stunning views of the water from the outdoor veranda. This special event includes an admission ticket to the aquarium, a selection of locally sourced appetizers, wine and beer, and visits from two very special animal guests. Expand your professional network while taking in this unforgettable experience!

Presented by Badiee Development, Inc.

 

REDA ULINE

Inland Empire Industrial Tour

Tuesday, March 22, 2022, 9:15am – 3:30pm (bus departs 9:30am)
Ticketed event; $125 USD fee. Limited to 50 people. Registration for Inland Empire Tour will close on Friday, March 18, at 4 p.m. ET.

Bus boards at 9:15 a.m. and departs at 9:30 a.m.

Please note:

  • Masks/face-coverings are optional while taking bus transportation and required inside all facilities on tour. 
  • Closed-toe shoes are required.
  • Lunch will be provided by Real Estate Development Associates (REDA).

This tour offers an exclusive look at industrial projects in the Inland Empire. With vacancy rates hovering near 1%, this blazing market continues to see high demand from prospective tenants looking for more square footage to meet the growing requirements for faster delivery of goods. Participate in off-the-bus tours of two 1.2-million-square-foot projects in Ontario: the West Ontario Logistics Center 1, leased to VF Outdoors (Vans) and the Ontario Ranch Logistics Center 2, leased to Uline, Inc. Next, the group will tour the LogistiCenterSM at Eastvale, a six-building development on 47 acres that fully built will consist of 1,057,419 square feet of logistics and distribution space between the six buildings. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn about state-of-the-art industrial operations in Inland Empire!

Presented by Majestic Realty Co.

 

Port of Long Beach

Port of Long Beach Tour

Wednesday, March 23, 9 - 11 a.m.

THIS TOUR IS SOLD OUT. If you add the tour to your registration you will be added to a waitlist.

Depart from Ocean Ballroom Foyer (main level) of the conference hotel: Westin Long Beach, 333 East Ocean Boulevard. Check in at 8:45 a.m. Walking groups depart starting at 9 a.m. The boat will depart at 9:30 a.m. from 100 Aquarium Way, Dock #2. 

Note: Wear comfortable clothes and good walking shoes. You may also want to bring sunscreen or a hat.

The Port of Long Beach is the premier U.S. gateway for trans-Pacific trade and a leader in innovative goods movement, safety, environmental stewardship and sustainability. As the second-busiest container seaport in the United States, the port handles trade valued at $170 billion annually. Supporting 2.6 million jobs across the nation, more than 575,000 in Southern California, the Port of Long Beach is one of the few U.S. ports that can welcome today’s largest vessels, serving 175 shipping lines with connections to 217 seaports around the world.

Don’t miss this special, 90-minute narrated boat tour. Once aboard, see up-close the operations at this bustling port, with towering cranes, the most advanced and green terminal in the world, new infrastructure projects such as the Gerald Desmond Bridge Replacement, and possibly even catch a glimpse of local marine life.

Presented by the Port of Long Beach.

 

Cold Storage Tour

Wednesday, March 23, 2022, 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. (bus departs 8:45 a.m.)
Ticketed event; $85 USD fee. Limited to 50 people.

Bus boards at 8:30 a.m. and departs at 8:45 a.m.

Please note:

  • Masks/face-coverings are optional while taking bus transportation and required inside all facilities on tour. 
  • Dress in warm clothes/layers and wear closed-toe shoes.
  • Photos are not allowed inside facilities on tour.

Bundle up for this invigorating expedition behind the scenes of one of the coolest industrial property types. The first stop on the tour is Lineage Logistics' Long Beach facility. The company has nearly a billion cubic feet of freezer and cooler capacity located from inland to port locations spanning Noth America, Europe and the United Kingdom.

Next, discover how Konoike Pacific California (KPAC) E Street manages cold storage operations that service the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, with 22,000 pallet positions of freezer and cooler storage space, 39 truck loading doors with 20,000 square feet of refrigerated dock space, 672 pallet positions for blast freezing, and 57 plugs for reefer containers. Remember to dress warmly!

Presented by FCL Builders.

 

 

 

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