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.
Contact Info

3019 Pico Blvd #4
Santa Monica, CA 90405


Monthly Board Meeting

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. 


June 26: Summer Art Opening with Eva Montealegre at Upper West



June 10: Come Light a Candle for AA Milestone

June 10th marks the anniversary of the founding of Alcoholic Anonymous, in 1935, by Bill Wilson and Dr. Bob Smith in Akron, Ohio. Join us for a moment of silence to remember those that lost their lives to addiction before AA was formed to help combat this disease.

Candlelight Vigil at CLARE Foundation

Friday, June 10 at 8:00 p.m.

1002 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica

For more information, visit the event page here.


May 14: Opening Reception at Buckshot Gallery

Buckshot Gallery presents Unconventional Forces featuring new works by RISK x TAZ. Opening reception on Saturday, May 14 from 7 - 10 p.m. and exhibition runs until June 4. Click here to RSVP for the reception.


April 30: Pop-Up Bag Sale by The Colleagues

The Colleagues: Philanthropy through fashion from the best closets in town to benefit Children's Institute Inc. Fill a bag for just $30 at the pop-up parking lot bag sale on Saturday, April 30 from 10am-2om at The Colleagues (3312 Pico Blvd). Selection includes couture,budget, menswear, decorative accessories, shoes and more.


May 3: Most Loved Santa Monica Businesses 2016: AWARDS CEREMONY + RECEPTION

Please join us on May 3, 2016 at Santa Monica City Hall to celebrate this year's Most Loved SM Businesses Finalists.  Winners will be announced at the reception, followed by formal recognition by Santa Monica Mayor Tony Vasquez, Mayor Pro-Tem Ted Winterer and other City Officials and Santa Monica Business Leaders.


(Lobby/ Courtyard Garden)

5:00PM- 5:45PM:  Refreshments + Mingling

5:45PM - 6:30PM:  Award Ceremony + Mayor Commendations

6:30PM--7:00PM:  Photos, Mingling + #MostLovedSM Winner Celebration

Click here to RSVP for this free event.