The College of Continuing Education is recognized throughout California as a leader in the meeting and event planning industry, where government, education and private industry come together. Participants at our events can network, collaborate and create partnerships to address community, regional and statewide issues.

We provide an objective and collegial forum to discuss current trends and topics, debate issues and exchange ideas, and share best practices, tools and technologies. We also partner with industry associations to provide professional development and training, with the support of the university.

Fast Facts

  • Clients: State agencies and professional associations
  • Contracts: Averaging 60 contracts with 150 projects per year
  • Participants: 12,000 working professionals per year

Our customer satisfaction rating is 97.2% overall.

Come see our professional meeting planners and enjoy friendly, impeccable service.

Range of Services

We offer a full range of services designed to anticipate and facilitate all aspects of a successful event. From planning and budgeting, to promotion and outreach, to setup and tear down, we cover every detail.

  • Conferences and training academies
  • Strategic planning sessions and team building
  • Stakeholder engagement processes
  • Regional and statewide meetings
  • Trade shows and fairs

Cybersecurity Summit Relies on Planning Expertise

More than 700 people learned the latest strategies to combat cyber attacks at the 2017 State of California Cybersecurity Summit in Sacramento. Conference and Training Services (CTS) teamed up with the California Department of Technology in presenting the conference, which featured two dozen of the hottest topics in cyber defense.

Article techwire.netAugust 31, 2017

Sacramento Will Be Site of Cybersecurity Education Summit

Thought leaders from industry, government and academia will gather on Oct. 10 in Sacramento for the State of California Cybersecurity Education Summit.

The summit is hosted by California State University, Sacramento, and the California Department of Technology, California Office of Emergency Services, the California Military Department and the California Highway Patrol.

At the Capitol with Chicano and Latino Youth

At the Capitol with Chicano and Latino Youth
July 22, 2015

Downtown Sacramento was a little louder today, as the Chicano Latino Youth Leadership Project (CLYLP) held a press conference on the north steps of the Capitol. Their chants of “si, se puede” (yes we can!) echoed for blocks, the collective effort of 120 voices roaring throughout the city.

Article Access Magazine,Summer 2014 Issue
Mike Richwine, California's assistant state fire marshal

Man on a Mission: Chief Mike Richwine

Article Access Magazine, Winter 2011 issue

California’s 20th Annual Refugee Summit
Helping Negotiate a Brave New World

Article Access Magazine, Fall 2007 Issue
Image of Doris Matsui

Building the STEM Pipeline