Welcome to PIO
  1. The PIO is committed to promote business and commerce within the Santa Monica Pico Blvd Business Improvement area.
  2. The PIO is committed to promote goodwill between the business community and the residential areas immediately adjacent to the Boulevard.
Updates
Contact Info

3019 Pico Blvd #4
Santa Monica, CA 90405
310-829-9303

pio.santamonica@gmail.com

Monthly Board Meeting

The Board will hold a Special Meeting, via telephone, on September 25. see agenda, click here

The PIO Board of Directors meets the 1st Wednesday of every month at 6:30pm at Virginia Avenue Park. Click to view the meeting agenda, click here.

PIO BYLAWS click here

Our Partners

The Pico Boulevard district in the City of Santa Monica contains a growing number of attractions, businesses, art galleries, one-of-a-kind clothing boutiques, coffee shops, and more. A zone of small clubs, cafés, Trader Joe's, and the critically acclaimed restaurants Upper West, Valentino, and Lares are found along the Eastern sector of the boulevard; while Vidiots, Bowlmor Santa Monica Bowling Lanes, Shutters on the Beach, Casa del Mar and the Viceroy hotels mark Pico's western terminus.

Major landmarks include the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, McCabe's Guitar Shop, the Morgan-Wixson Theatre, Virginia Avenue Park, Santa Monica College and Santa Monica High School. 

Wednesday
Oct042017

Fall Festival in Virginia Avenue Park October 7

Monday
Sep112017

Mark Your Calendar for Upcoming PIO Events

Monday
Aug282017

Business Liaison/Social Media Coordinator Position Available

The Pico Improvement Organization (PIO) is seeking a Business Liaison/Social Media Coordinator to manage the relationship between the PIO and business owners on Pico Boulevard. As Liaison/Coordinator, the candidate will actively engage the Pico business owners, physically and electronically, to encourage their participation and update them on PIO programs and activities. The position will manage all social media platforms, the website, press releases, and newsletters as tools to promote Pico businesses. The ideal candidate is personable, enthusiastic, tech savvy, and a self-starter. This position is on a month-to-month basis at a pay rate of $750-$1000/month DOE, with a minimum of 30 hours/month.

The submissions will be reviewed by the PIO board members. Applicants will be contacted and asked to present themselves to the board at an upcoming board meeting. 

Deadline to submit your résumé is September 22, 2017. Email résumé to pio.santamonica@gmail.com

For more details, please review the job description

Monday
Jul312017

Join Us at the Santa Monica National Night Out. Tuesday, August 1

National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, better places to live.

Santa Monica community members are invited to join forces with the members of the Santa Monica Police Department and communities nationwide to celebrate National Night Out. This special event will take place at two parks in Santa Monica - Clover Park (2600 Ocean Park Blvd) and Reed Park (1133 7th St). National Night Out is an opportunity for the SMPD to honor the exceptional relationship our police and community share together. In addition, there will be food, entertainment, games, information booths and raffles at each park.

Thursday
Jul132017

July 30: Art Opening at Upper West

Join Upper West in welcoming local Santa Monica Artist Bobbie Rich on July 30 from 4-7pm.