2012 San Diego

Oct 17, 2012, the 1st day

This year annual conference of Alliott Group was held in San Diego U.S.A. I was in San Francisco for 2007 annual conference, so this was my second visit to the states for Alliott conference.

 

Lobby of Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel where I will stay several days

 

name tag which I hang for this conference

 

FORD hall at the third floor of the hotel. dinner party is prepared.

 

John who likes Korea very much. I met him in Barcelona last year

 

Mark from Australia and CPA’s from Canada

 

Anis from Abudabi and my friend John

Oct 18, 2012, the 2nd day

 

Alliott Logo Plate. I didn’t see this last year.

 

The man on the left side is Mr. David Almond who made Alliott some 34 years ago.

 

members from worldwide waiting for the meeting

 

Waiting for City tour

 

Statue of Balboa in front of Balboa park in San Diego

 

Anis and his wife Azra from Abudabi in front of the House of Hospitality

 

Spanish style tower in the Balboa park. very beautiful house

 

Casa de Balboa. Balboa is the Spanish explorer who found Pacific in the first place.

 

A saxophonist playing a song near a Cafe

 

Alliott Group Chairman Jone Jones and his wife Ardys

 

A mansion built in early 1900′s in Coronado island. Coronado is also the name of Spanish explorer.

 

Hotel de Coronado, a luxury hotel. 1997 Alliott conference was held here.

 

Every room of the hotwl has a balcony toward the beach

 

CPA’s and lawyers from Germany

 

Cocktail party before dinner at “bertrand At Mister A’s” which commands fine view

 

CPA’s and lawyers mainly from United States

 

KG from Singapore and Kathie from Chicago. KG is a CPA, Kathie is a lawyer

 

Oct 19, 2012, the 3rd day

 

table No. 5 mates I look rather sleepy.

 

In front of the hotel. very bright and sunny day

 

In the afternoon, we were at “Jackie Robinson YMCA” for some charity activity

 

With the cute boys playing there

 

After having some rest, we were at “Casa Guadfalajara”, a Mexican restaurant.

 

Jenny and Alex from Alliott headquarter, Pablo from Equador and a tax man from Belgium

 

Oct 20, 2012, the 4th day

 

In the afternoon, we were at the ferry to take boats

 

One of the boats we are sheduled to ride

 

took a photo in the nick of the time

 

Sergio from Spain. Really appreciate him for introducing Mango to us.

 

two boats under competition, USA76 and ITA77

 

A very long bridge which links San Diego and Coronado island. 2km long over the sea

 

San Diego is a Navy base. the ship in the photo is the famous aircraft carrier “Midway” which retired in 1991 as a war veteran.

 

The beautiful bridge. This photo is used as the header of our website.

 

Adewale from Nigeria who joined Alliott recently. He owns a big firm in Nigeria.

 

At the private club “University Club” opened in 1909. Two gentlemen are CPA’s from UK

 

CPA’s from Mexico. They are father and son.

 

Dinner at the club, 34th story in the middle of the city. North American Chairman Dave and his wife Susan sat opposite side of the table from me.