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 meetings are held the first Wednesday of every month in Virginia Ave Park. Click to view the meeting agenda, 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. 


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. 


May 5: Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Upper West for a Good Cause!

Come to Upper West on May 5 from 5-10 p.m. and a portion of the proceeds will benefit Healing Arts Reaching Kids (HARK) of Children's Hospital Los Angeles!


April 16 - May 12: BATES | California Dreaming Exhibition at Buckshot Gallery

Opening reception on April 16 from 7 - 10 p.m. For exhibition details, visit buckshotgallery.com