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Stay on site!

Stay on-site at Asilomar to take advantage of the discounted group rate and make sure you don’t miss any of the action!


Asilomar Conference Grounds is now accepting hotel reservations for the First Movers Summit. 
You can use our custom site to book your reservation anytime and review reservation policies.

1 Participant: $202 / NIGHT

This option is just for you – one room with one bed.


2 Participants: $214 / NIGHT

If you want to bunk with a friend and split the cost – one room with two beds. 


Participant with Guest(s): $214 per night 

Bring your partner or spouse – we'll assume one bed per couple

Book Your Room →

Please Note:

All room rates on this page include taxes and fees.

Lodging is not included in the Summit registration fee and participants must secure their own accommodations. We have negotiated reduced rates with Asilomar and encourage you to stay on-site. 

Room block and preferred rate are guaranteed until September 2, 2019. 


For airport transfers directly to the conference grounds from airports in San Francisco (SFO) or San Jose (SJC), book a shuttle with Monterey Airbus.

The Summit will begin with a Fellows-only cocktail reception at 5:30 PM on Thursday, October 3 and will adjourn at 12:30 PM on Sunday, October 6, followed by lunch. Please book your travel plans accordingly.

There will also be Fellows-only optional programming in the Bay Area starting at 8:15 AM on Thursday, October 3, with bus transportation to the conference grounds provided.


Known as the Monterey peninsula’s “Refuge by the Sea,” Asilomar State Beach and Conference Grounds is located on 107 acres of ecologically diverse beachfront property. A perfect location for our first west coast Summit, Asilomar is a peaceful retreat with ocean views, restful accommodations, and an array of outdoor activities.

Onsite activities: 

Walking tours | Beach Volleyball | Biking | Hiking | Swimming | Billiards 

Historic lodges and comfortable rooms with patios, balconies, and fire places 

Learn more →

Asilomar Conference Grounds 
800 Asilomar Avenue 
Pacific Grove, CA 93950 

Detailed Directions →



Rachel Botos - Program Associate, Aspen Institute Business & Society Program
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