Pasta, Pizza & Professionals Lecture on Digital Advertising


Don't miss the upcoming Pasta, Pizza & Professionals: Lecture, Dinner and Networking Series Continues on Monday, June 12th with a Seminar by Dennis O’Brien, “How to Achieve Digital Visibility: Effective New Trends in Digital Advertising”

May 2017. Monterey, CA.  Join us for the next "Pasta, Pizza and Professionals Lecture, Dinner & Networking Series" on Monday, June 12, 2017 at Cibo Ristorante Italiano, located at 301 Alvarado in Downtown Monterey. Parking is available in the adjacent garage.  This event will feature a valuable seminar: “How to Achieve Digital Visibility: Effective New Trends in Digital Advertising”.

Don’t be left out of the digital advertising revolution! Join us for this informative free seminar by Dennis O’Brien, Local Digital Sales Manager for Hearst Media. In addition to supporting the local digital platforms for KSBW, Central Coast ABC and Estrella TV, Hearst Media provides digital services for Hearst Corporation’s 30 TV stations throughout the country, 21 magazines (i.e. Cosmopolitan, Car and Driver, Esquire, Marie Claire and O) 19 daily and 61 weekly Newspapers (including the San Francisco Chronicle).

Dennis will share many valuable insights for all business owners to better understand and maximize digital advertising strategies in an everchanging digital environment. He will discuss:

·         Digital Visibility

·         Digital Marketing Mix

·         Mobile vs Desktop Advertising

·         ROI and Digital Advertising

·         Impactful and Strategic Social Media Practices

·         5 Steps Business Owners Can Take to

          Increase Their Digital Visibility

·         Digital Advertising for Every Marketing Budget

The free lecture will take place from 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. After the lecture, there will be a No Host Dinner and further Q&A with Dennis.

From 5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m., Cibo is also offering attendees their delicious special 3-course "Pasta, Pizza and Professionals" Dinner price of $24.95 (including a choice of Local Field Greens or Tuscan Bean Soup, a choice of Pizza Margherita, Rigatoni Di Giovanni Pasta, Salmon or Chicken) and dessert will feature Tiramisu. Event attendees can also order anything off of the menu described on RSVPs are appreciated for the seminar and/or dinner. Please contact Wendy Brickman at 831-594-1500 or email [email protected].

About Dennis O’Brien

Dennis O’Brien has over 20 years of digital media experience. Presently part of the digital management team with Hearst and based out of their KSBW (NBC/ABC) Monterey/Salinas market leading TV station. He is passionate about educating and developing a focused understanding of all digital marketing and advertising products and services. Dennis has worked with and consulted to major companies, start-ups in Silicon Valley and the San Francisco Bay Area.  His area of expertise is digital marketing and advertising having successfully implemented best digital sales and marketing practices resulting in an increase in digital revenue for Hearst. He holds a BS from the University of San Francisco and several digital certifications from the IAB and Academy of Digital Media.

About Cibo Restaurant

Cibo Ristorante Italiano ( offers Italian cuisine, cocktails, fine wines, cordials, and more. Cibo (pronounced chee-bo) means food in Italian, but it's more of a feast for the senses. This beautiful, spacious and comfortable restaurant features an intimate yet vibrant atmosphere which is accentuated with expressive art in the form of photography, paintings, sculpture, hand-blown glass and live jazz. Fusing the best of old and new world Italian cuisine, Cibo offers an eclectic menu ranging from gourmet pizzas to multi-course dinners, including many gluten free choices. Families are welcome and there is a special children's menu. Cibo has been a favorite of locals and visitors alike since 1990.

Cibo is open every evening with dinner served from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. The Cibo Bar is open from 4 p.m. to 2 a.m. and is a popular "pre-event" and "after-party" destination. The bar features a $3 Happy Hour with special appetizers daily from 4 p.m.  - 7 p.m. In addition, in 2017, Cibo is continuing its popular “Cibo Hospitality Happy Hours – All Night Long!” when Cibo offers $3 well drinks, beer and wine every Thursday from 4 pm – 1:30 am., in appreciation of the hard-working hospitality industry staff in town and everyone else, too!   Cibo offers an extensive high quality local and international wine and beer list, cordials, microbrews, rare and small batch Bourbons, Scotches, Ports, Grappa and liqueurs, as well as espresso, coffee drinks and a full menu of cocktails.

Cibo also presents live music 6 nights a week. On Sundays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, the cool sound of Jazz accompanies dinner from 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. The restaurant features a lively and fun atmosphere with Reggae, R&B, Rock or Salsa dance music on Friday and Saturday nights from 9:00 p.m. - 12:30 a.m. with no cover charge.  Cibo is now "wired" with free Internet service.

With 150 seats, including intimate booths for dining , and room for over 50 people in the attractive bar area, Cibo also accommodates large groups for business functions, wedding rehearsals and receptions, special group dining events, and customized private parties.  Cibo now has a new 500 square-foot outdoor heated seating area along Alvarado Street available for Happy Hour, dinner and drinks after dinner.

Cibo Restaurant is the winner of numerous awards including California Writers Association Recommended Dining, Monterey Herald Readers' Choice Local Favorite, Best Place to Meet Singles in Their 30's and 40's, Gold Key Award for Interior Design, Best Place to Enjoy a Martini,  Best Place for Live Jazz,  Best Italian Restaurant,  Best Place to Dance,  Best Martini and one of the Top 10 Happy Hours in Monterey.

For more information, go to or call (831) 649-8151.