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Crowne Plaza Beverly Hills
1150 S Beverly Drive Los Angeles, CA 90035
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11 events
2 reviews
5 stars
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California Cougar Convention
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2.8 average rating
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10 events
5 reviews
0 stars
attended Nov 06 2009

Did not really enjoy the "vibe." There were 50+ year old women in cocktail dresses and 25 year old men in jeans. There was an audience area to listen to a comedian/singer who performed an obnoxious song about cougars. The song went on for too...continued

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4 events
4 reviews
38 stars
attended Nov 06 2009

A bunch of horny 20-something guys hoping to shack up with 40/50/60-something women....further proof that "Cougar Dating" is all about sex.

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11 events
2 reviews
5 stars
attended Nov 06 2009

I went to this with my girlfriends and we were surprised by the number of men. It must of been a 5 to 1 ratio with all age ranges represented. It looked as though it ranged from 18 to 70 yr old men with women ranging from 35 to 80 yrs old. The...continued

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Lucia is the author of Lucia’s Lessons of Love and a syndicated columnist. She hosts The Art of Love Show on She was voted Miss Urban Cougar in December 2005 by She is the veteran of numerous interviews, including Dr. Phil, The Tyra Banks Show, CBS Early Show, VH1, 60 Minutes Australia, Danny Bonaduce Show, etc.

Prior to Lucia’s Keynote, Renee Piane, “The Pioneer of Rapid Dating,” will help break down barriers with a Rapid Mixer. Ms. Piane has worked with hundreds of thousands of singles over her career.

7pm – Doors open

7:30pm – RapidDating Mixer, with Renee Piane.

8pm – Keynote Address with Cougar Author and Expert LUCIA,

“The Queen of the Cougar Jungle” (KTLA)

9pm-1am – Dance Party, featuring your favorite hits.

Miss Cougar California will be selected by the Cubs at this convention. She will be crowned at approximately 11pm and will win a free berth on the Cougar Cruise (see below), will be featured by _In Hollywood

Magazine_, and receive a gift package from them, plus other prizes. To be eligible she must be legally single, at least 40 years old, and present at the time of selection.

Co-Sponsored by CougarCooking, Cardeaux Cosmetics Cougar Kit, American Laser Centers, UrbanCougar, TheArtofLove, SinglesTravelCompany, icougardating, RapidDating,

CougarInternational, LASingles Society, and many others.

Bonus: Love Shack Parties will be giving away goodie bags.

About the Ticket Supplier: Society of Single Professionals

The Society of Single Professionals sponsors more than 150 parties a year for singles. It's a safe and friendly alternative to the bar scene!