More than 600 gathered in Indian Wells for an inspiring week at CAPIO 2024


Thank you to everyone who joined us in Indian Wells this month for CAPIO 2024. It was wonderful to see everyone learning best practices, connecting, and participating in California’s largest PIO conference for government agencies. This year, we set some impressive records with a record attendance of 685 people, including 280 first-time attendees! We also had a record number of award entries at 400. Congratulations to our 2024 EPIC Award Winners!

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We couldn’t have done this event without the amazing work of the conference committee, awards committee, and every speaker and panelist who came forward to share best practices, case studies, and insights about how to level up communications for your agency. A big thank you also goes out to all our annual partners and sponsors who help keep costs low for our attendees.

Enjoy a look at our conference photos brought to you by Brant Bender Photography.

Interested in getting involved?  Email us at and to be added to the 2025 committee list. 

And don’t forget to mark your calendar for next year – April 1 - 4, 2025 – Meritage Resort & Spa, Napa, CA!