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Gerold W. Libby
Holland & Knight LLP
Los Angeles



Sunday, April 27, and Thursday, May 1, 2008:
Los Angeles in a Day

As the entertainment and creative capital of the world, Los Angeles offers a wealth of experiences that few other destinations can match. Conference delegates and accompanying persons will enjoy a personal exploration of the latest, hottest, and most famous spots that define Los Angeles. Knowledgeable tour guides will lead a sightseeing tour featuring such Los Angeles landmarks as the Kodak Theater, the Mann Chinese Theatre and its celebrity footprints, the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the Hollywood sign, Sunset Strip, Melrose Avenue, and Rodeo Drive.

Sunday, April 27, and Thursday, May 1, 2008:
Los Angeles Celebrity Homes Up Close and Personal

Los Angeles is home to many of the world’s most famous celebrities. During this private tour, delegates and accompanying persons will drive through the elite communities of Hollywood, Hollywood Hills, Beverly Hills, Holmby Hills, and Bel-Air to view over 40 homes and mansions belonging to many of Hollywood’s biggest stars and legends.

Sunday, April 27, 2008:
Surf, Sand, and Sun: The California Beach Scene

With more than 50 miles of coastline, the 33 public beaches of Los Angeles are as diverse as they are long. Conference delegates and accompanying persons will start their tour at Fisherman’s Village in Marina del Rey, the biggest man-made harbor in the world, and will proceed to Venice Beach, where muscle men pumping iron, rollerblading beachgoers, and offbeat street performers make up one of the most eclectic beaches in the world. The tour will also stop at the famous Santa Monica Pier, a key landmark for film and television programs seen throughout the world.

Wednesday, April 30, 2008:
An Evening of Illusion at The Magic Castle

The Magic Castle is the world's most famous club for magicians and magic enthusiasts. The magnificent building that houses the Magic Castle was built in 1908 and has served as the showplace for some of the greatest magicians from around the globe for almost 100 years. Delegates and accompanying persons will have the opportunity to dine at the club and see the shows playing in the Parlour of Prestidigitation, the Palace of Mystery, and the Close-Up Gallery.
Attire: Business Attire.

Thursday, May 1, 2008:
Annual IPBA Golf Tournament at Trump National Golf Club

Delegates and accompanying persons are invited to take part in the Annual IPBA Golf Tournament at the highly acclaimed Trump National Golf Club. Golfers will enjoy spectacular panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean while they participate in a collegial, shotgun tournament on this world-class golf course. After the tournament, golfers will have the opportunity to socialize with other tournament players during a delicious barbecue-style lunch and post-tournament awards ceremony where they will learn who has won the revered Teddy Regala trophy for the new IPBA year.

Thursday, May 1, 2008:
Fine Wine...Uncorked: A Day in Santa Barbara Wine Country

Tour the Santa Ynez Valley, the heart of Santa Barbara wine country, and taste acclaimed Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Syrah, and other local wines during this exclusive one-day wine adventure. During the day, delegates and accompanying persons will enjoy a private, guided tour of four local wineries, sample the tastes unique to the Santa Ynez Valley, learn more about the distinctive characteristics that define this region, and dine in the open air at a picnic lunch arranged at one of the vineyards. During the adventure, there will be ample time to photograph the breathtaking scenery along the way, from the picturesque vineyards and quaint, rustic towns to the majestic backdrop of the Santa Ynez Mountains and the California coastline.

Thursday, May 1, 2008:
Catalina Island Adventure

The Catalina Island adventure begins as delegates and accompanying persons board a Catalina Express catamaran and enjoy the ocean breeze and catch a glimpse of the white-sided dolphins that populate the island. Upon arriving, delegates and accompanying persons can choose to get up close to barracudas, sea lions, spiny lobsters, moray eels, and golden garibaldi fish in the comfort of a modern glass-bottom boat; rent a bike, kayak, or snorkeling gear; take a tour of the island on a golf cart; or explore the quaint town of Catalina by taking a city tour.

Thursday, May 1 - Sunday, May 4, 2008:
Las Vegas: A Weekend in Sin City

Embark on a three-day excursion to Las Vegas and stay on the "Strip" at the world-renowned Caesars Palace, where delegates and accompanying persons will be ideally located to enjoy endless hours of shopping, dining, and gambling in the new entertainment capital of the world. During the trip, delegates and accompanying persons will take a tour of the Hoover Dam, the most popular sightseeing attraction in Las Vegas and one of the seven modern wonders of the world. Ample opportunities will be provided along the way to photograph the Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, and the Colorado River. During leisure time, delegates and accompanying persons can choose from an abundance of activities, from gambling at the casinos to taking in a headliner show, shopping in the world's finest retail stores, or experiencing the thrill of Las Vegas nightlife.

Friday, May 2 - Monday, May 5, 2008:
A Weekend of Luxury on Oahu

With luminous beaches, lush rain forests, and crystal clear waters, Hawaii is a perfect paradise for a weekend getaway. Delegates and accompanying persons will travel to Oahu and stay at the luxury hotel Outrigger Waikiki on the Beach, located on the world-famous Waikiki Beach. While each tour package includes one voucher to play an 18-hole round of golf at the highly acclaimed Ko Olina golf course and an additional voucher good for a massage or facial at the Waikiki Plantation Spa, there are myriad other activities, from whale watching to snorkeling, horseback riding, sports fishing, hiking, sightseeing, and shopping, that are equally suited for the vacationer seeking relaxing diversions or active recreation.

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