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Tickets Now on Sale for 10th Annual Pebble Beach Authors & Ideas Festival

Weekend event to feature more than 30 award winning authors and speakers at Stevenson School

PEBBLE BEACH, CALIF. (September 14, 2016) – The Pebble Beach Authors & Ideas Festival celebrates its 10th anniversary this year, and tickets and a hospitality package are still available for this unique and entertaining gathering on September 23-25 on the campus of Stevenson School in Pebble Beach.

The Pebble Beach Authors & Ideas Festival annually presents more than 30 award-winning speakers that convey original ideas in an entertaining and humorous manner. Past Festival speakers include Condoleezza Rice, Rick Reilly, Dave Barry, Joe Scarborough, Marissa Mayer, Sandra Day O’Connor, Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger, Doris Kearns Goodwin, Scott Turow, Kathryn Stockett, David Brooks and other national leaders.

“The success of the Pebble Beach Authors & Ideas Festival, along with our accompanying Student Programs, would not be possible without the ongoing support of our partners, sponsors, friends and supporters,” said Festival founder Jim McGillen.

The weekend kicks off on Friday evening at Stevenson School with an opening reception to meet and greet the award-winning speakers. Saturday and Sunday afford attendees the opportunity to participate in a series of up-close discussions with the presenters. Local students present all of the speakers.

Tickets for the Pebble Beach Authors & Ideas Festival are still available at the Supporter level for $1,250 each, and other sponsorship opportunities are available as well. Guests may also purchase a special Festival guest room package at neighboring Pebble Beach Resorts, which includes two nights’ accommodations at The Inn at Spanish Bay and two Individual Tickets to the Festival for $1,990, plus tax and service (a $2,400 value).

For more information on the event, to purchase tickets, to learn about sponsorship opportunities and to keep updated on the list of speakers as they are confirmed, please visit or call (831) 626-6243. To view complete Festival guest room package details, visit

About Pebble Beach Company
Pebble Beach Company, headquartered in Pebble Beach, Calif., owns and operates the world-famous Pebble Beach Resorts®, including The Lodge at Pebble Beach™, The Inn at Spanish Bay™ and Casa Palmero®. The company also operates four renowned golf courses: Pebble Beach Golf Links®, Spyglass Hill® Golf Course, The Links at Spanish Bay™ and Del Monte™ Golf Course. Its other famed properties include scenic 17-Mile Drive®, The Spa at Pebble Beach™, Pebble Beach Golf Academy™ and Pebble Beach® Equestrian Center. It annually hosts premier events such as the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance®, AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, TaylorMade Pebble Beach Invitational presented by EMC2, Pebble Beach Food & Wine and Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach. Future site of the 2019 U.S. Open Championship, Pebble Beach Golf Links® has hosted five U.S. Opens, four U.S. Amateurs, one PGA Championship and numerous other tournaments. For reservations or more information please call (800) 654-9300 or visit

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Katie Denbo
Public Relations and Marketing Manager
Pebble Beach Company
Direct Line: (831) 625-8557

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