Northern California


Destinations Served:

  • San Francisco
  • Half Moon Bay
  • Wine Country
  • Napa
  • Lake Tahoe
  • Monterey/Carmel
  • Silicon Valley


Impact Destinations & Events is the only Bay Area DMC dedicated to high touch, completely customized programs. Our work is laser focused on your objectives. Our unique approach has made us the fastest-growing destination management company in Northern California. Our team of professionals – knowledgeable California natives and long-term residents—bring more than 50 years of experience to the development of hand-crafted events that are FRESH, exciting, exclusive and memorable!

Why Impact Destinations & Events?

We create the most impactful executive meetings, partner summits, global sales kick-offs, incentives and more. Through constant research we bring you the most innovative event ideas and the latest program offerings. As natives and long time residents, we are passionate about sharing the beauty and diversity of Northern California. It’s not just an event, it’s an experience. We love what we do and challenge ourselves to exceed your expectations.

Our Philosophy

Our philosophy and approach to Bay Area events is clear: to create unique and memorable experiences, to share the wonders of the San Francisco Bay Area and to establish long-term partnerships with clients while making you and your team look like heroes to your participants and decision makers!


Dan Houdek

Daniel Houdek is the President & Owner of Impact Events with 21 years of DMC experience, and over 35 years in the hospitality industry. His experience includes all sides of the business, including over 15 years delivering on the exceptionally high standards of The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company. In the demanding luxury market, Dan has delivered hundreds of successful group programs by tailoring unique and exciting itineraries for his clients. His broad local experience includes a deep and intimate understanding of what the greater Bay Area has to offer. His knowledge, exclusive arrangements and contacts offer many options that other destination experts don’t know or can’t offer – the result of years of research and an unceasing desire to create unforgettable experiences. Dan is known in the industry for his integrity, his ability to listen carefully, research extensively and then deliver the right solution that matches the unique needs of the client.

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