The official source of information and events for the Lompoc CA Tourism Business Improvement District.
111 S I Street

About Explore Lompoc

Visit Lompoc LLC (dba Explore Lompoc) is the official Tourism Business Improvement District (TBID) for the City of Lompoc, California.  Its mission is to grow the local tourism economy through increased visitor spending in the City and at Lompoc lodging establishments.

Dedicated to destination marketing, Visit Lompoc LLC showcases the city as a visitor destination through a variety of marketing channels including: print, digital and broadcasting advertising; social media engagement; press releases and hosted press trips; seasonal marketing programs; printed brochures; branded merchandise; partnerships with local tourism entities; and this website:

Board Meetings

Visit Lompoc LLC Board Meetings are generally held on the second Tuesday of the month.

Agenda – January 12, 2017

Agenda – February 9, 2017

Agenda  – March 9, 2017

Agenda – April 13, 2017

Agenda – May 11, 2017

Agenda – June 14, 2017

Agenda – July 13, 2017

Agenda – August 10, 2017

Agenda – September 14, 2017

Agenda – October 12, 2017

Agenda – November 3, 2017

Agenda – January 11, 2018


Board of Directors 2017

Paul Patel, President
Lompoc Valley Inn & Suites

Golda Mae Escalante, Secretary
Embassy Suites by Hilton – Lompoc

Justin Barrick, Treasurer
Hotel Manager

Gilda Cordova
Legend Hospitality Inc.

Ken Ostini
Retired Chamber Executive

Atul Patel
Holiday Inn Express / Hilton Garden Inn

Daksa Patel
Inn of Lompoc


Explore Lompoc Grant Funding Program

The Explore Lompoc Grant Funding Program providing funds to qualified local organizations and businesses that produce local events and visitor programs that generate room nights for Lompoc lodging facilities and help to promote the Lompoc Valley as a preferred travel destination.

Applications for grant funding are accepted throughout the year and are considered by the Visit Lompoc LLC Board of Directors at its monthly meetings. Applications must be received no later than 90 days prior to the start of the event and no earlier than 180 days prior to the start of the event. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Please download the following document for grant information and the application:


If you have questions or need further clarification after reviewing all of the information provided, please email