2022 Staff Workshop

2022 Staff Workshop

After almost 3 years the time is finally here! Let's gather (safely) in beautiful Newport Beach for our 2022 Staff Workshop! Join us March 23 - 25 for a great program and opportunity to reconnect with colleagues. Our hosts - Orange and Imperial LAFCos have been waiting a long time to greet you and CALAFCO misses you - so plan to join us!

Registration is now open through March 9. Early Bird pricing for new registrations ends February 18. CHECK OUT THE WORKSHOP ANNOUNCEMENT.

CALAFCO is working with the facility to ensure a safe event. We are planning for proper health and safety protocols including meeting room set up, local and state guidelines, and all necessary precautions. We will continue to monitor guidelines and adjust accordingly. 


Now open. You can download the registration form and return one for each registration with your check payment. All payments for early bird rates must be received no later than February 18, 2022 by 5 p.m. No exceptions. You can also register online and pay by credit card here. Please note Eventbrite charges a service fee of 2% + $0.79 per ticket sold + processing fees of 2.5% per order. 


The program planning team has done an amazing job creating a great program rich in content and diverse in topics. Check out the draft program with session titles and dates/times here. Orange LAFCo has planned a very special Mobile Workshop that includes a harbor cruise and a presentation on the challenges/successes of a multi-agency collaborative project. (Lunch included) Check out the details in the Mobile Workshop Flier. Want to add a little spice to your Workshop experience? Join Gavin Centeno on Thursday morning for his infamous Salsa class


We will be at the Hyatt Regency Newport Beach John Wayne Airport. Conveniently located close to the John Wayne Airport, this recently renovated hotel offers great amenities including free airport shuttle service. Reservation cutoff date is February 22, 2022. Special Workshop rates are $189/night (exclusive of tax/fees/parking). Special rates are offered 3 days pre-and-post Workshop upon availability. You can make your reservations online here. Or you can call them at 800-233-1234 and reference CALAFCO Workshop to get the special rate. 

The hotel continues to offer special services for health and safety. Please see their detailed health and safety protocols.


The Workshop is hosted by Orange and Imperial LAFCos.

  • Registrations are considered complete upon receipt of fees.
  • ​Cancellation requests made in writing and received by March 3, 2022 receive a 100% refund less $30 handling fee.
  • Registration fees are transferable to another person not already registered provided the request is received in writing no later than March 18, 2022 and are subject to a $30 handling fee.
  • Registration fees for guests and special events are fully refundable less a $30 handling fee if requests are made in writing and received by March 3, 2022. A full refund is provided if the special event is canceled.
  • Cancellation requests must be made by e-mail or mail to the CALAFCO office.
  • Cancellation requests made after March 3, 2022 are not eligible for a refund.
  • Credits are not issued for registrations canceled.
Wednesday, March 23, 2022 - 13:00 to Friday, March 25, 2022 - 12:00
Hyatt Regency Newport Beach John Wayne Airport
4545 MacArthur Blvd.
Newport Beach, CA 92660