Say hello to 'Marilyn Monroe'
"Marilyn Monroe"--a nod to Burbank's role as an entertainment and media hub--greets guests in front of a floral brand backdrop. Guests included current and potential clients and investors and employees from other Marriott operations.
Guests with quotes
Guests pose with "Marilyn" while holding speech "bubbles" and a cutout frame with the event's tagline: "Live in it!"
Quote 'bubble' signs
Samples of the quote "bubble" signs for guests to hold.
1930 Ford car
Guests also can pose with a icon of southern California: a 1930 classic Ford from West Coast Customs.
Invitation to tour
Inside, guests are invited to tour the property and meet hotel staff.
The hotel's style marries a modern look and art. Here, a wall showcasing Monroe's face in a filmstrip motif. The event features a modern look designed to also satisfy the tastes of the target 30-plus demographic.
The event's "Live In It" tagline.
A sign displaying the evening's activities. The circle motif appears throughout the event.
A board shows the hotel's layout
Second-floor pool deck
An overview of the second floor pool deck, which features fun activities for guests.
Logo made of crayons
The focal point of the pool deck: a cocktail bar topped with a giant logo made of crayons, a nod to the art theme of the hotel and the event.
3-D chalk artwork
Also part of the art theme, a 3-D chalk artwork for guests to enjoy.
Giant chess game
And for more interactive fun on the pool deck, a giant game of chess.
The pool deck offers a colorful dessert display.
A sign guides guests to the "Marriott Museum" and underscores the event's hashtag.
Historic Marriott photos
At the "museum," photos showing the Marriott brand history are on display.
Popsicles in champagne
Color-coodinated Popsicles in champagne are a big hit.
Emoji cookies for guests.
The lounge area features modern sofas, coffee tables and white ottomans for a chic look.
Thanking event sponsors
A thank-you to event sponsors.
Branded selfie sticks
Branded selfie sticks help guests spread news about the event on social media.
Hot food display
Food stations offer an array of treats, including mac and cheese and mini chicken sliders.
Mini chicken sliders
A closer look at the mini chicken sliders.
Guests can pick up gifts from the Beauty Bar as they depart.
Beauty Bar departing gift
The event also includes a silent auction to benefit the charity Save Art.