You are invited to CAPIO’s 2019 Annual Conference, April 8 - 11 at the Hyatt Regency
in beautiful Newport Beach!


Be inspired by industry leaders, network with hundreds of public communications professionals, and participate in eye-opening workshops and breakout sessions. You also don’t want to miss celebrating this past year’s leading-edge projects and ideas at the Excellence in Public Information and Communications (EPIC) Awards Gala.

So, get ready for a breath of fresh air, for impactful connections and for the CAPIO experience that will chart your course to communications success!


Full Conference (T-Th)  SOLD OUT

$480 Member Price / $600 Non-Member (pricing through February 16)
$530 Member Price / $650 Non-Member (pricing from February 17 - March 29)
includes morning refreshments, two lunches, receptions and awards gala dinner

Single Day (T or W) SOLD OUT
$275 member / $325 non-member (pricing through February 16)
$300 member / $350 non-member (pricing from February 17 - March 29)

includes morning refreshments and lunch on T or W

Monday Pre-Conference
$50 member  / $75 Non-Member additional (with full conference registration)  (pricing through February 16)
$75 member  / $100 Non-Member additional (with full conference registration)   (pricing from February 17 - March 29)

Awards Gala (only) 

 Cancellation Policy: A 90% refund may be requested in writing by emailing [email protected] by March 26. No refunds after this date. Substitutions may be made at any time (possible price difference based on membership status). If you need to cancel - be sure to cancel your hotel reservations directly with the Hyatt.


Book your room at the Hyatt Regency Newport Beach for $190/night plus tax.
Conference rate available until block fills.


2018 CAPIO Annual Conference Slide Show (hover for arrows to transition photo reel).

2018 CAPIO Annual Conference


In 2018 CAPIO enjoyed record attendance with more than 430 communications professionals and sponsor representatives in attendance.  View our album above or visit our FACEBOOK PAGE.

Past Conference Attendee Feedback

“It was the best conference I have ever been to.  Very informative & inspiring.”
– Elizabeth Renteria, Public Information Assistant, Hayward Area Recreation & Park District

“Thanks to the CAPIO Conference, I recently connected with ILG’s (Institute for Local Government) Sarah Rubin for advice and insights on how to handle a current hot topic with our county.  Connections made at the CAPIO Conference are invaluable!”
– Brent Ainsworth, County of Marin