Sun, Sep 23, 2018 - Tue, Sep 25, 2018
the influence hotel @ Hotel Valley Ho - Scottsdale, AZ

A one of-a-kind leadership retreat for select retailers and service providers.

What People Are Saying
Director of Global Store Development & Procurement
Ralph Lauren
“It was an incredible networking opportunity and overall great experience; a different and refreshing way to approach a trade show.”
Sales Manager
Maglin Site Furniture
"The experience was fantastic. Maglin takes part in a number of "trade show" events, however we really do prefer what your events offer - networking and not just "showing product". This event gave us the opportunity to establish new relationships.''
Director of Construction
"Fun, educating and very worthwhile--and great venue!"
Naples Soap
“RetailSpaces is truly holistic. The vendors are the best, I don’t have to sort through 50 different vendors and there's great variety. I find companies who have been doing business for multiple high-end retailers. It saves me a lot of time and is a huge competitive advantage for me.”
Sr. VP & Chief Officer of Real Estate
Destination XL Group
"The quality of the speakers, attendees and vendors is fantastic. It's one of the best conferences I've been to. Educational, inspirational and fun."
Sun, Oct 14, 2018 - Tue, Oct 16, 2018
Casa Marina Resort - Key West, FL

An invitation-only leadership retreat for hotel development, design, construction and engineering executives.

What People Are Saying
Creative Director
Core States Group
“It was an action-filled conference with great opportunities to network. The format works incredibly well and the influence group team is fantastic.”
Vice President Operations & New Project Development
Hilton International
"It was a great opportunity to connect 1:1 in a relaxed environment."
SVP Design and Construction
MGM Resorts International
"Awesome. Great attendees and good sessions. Also very well organized and the right amount of social events."
Corporate Director of Design
Montage Hotels & Resorts
"Great experience. ​Intimate setting for connecting with people in the industry ​and not too pressed on time to allow good relationship building."
National Sales Manager
​Great meetings and award-winning education for someone new to the vertical. Keep rolling​!"
Sun, Oct 28, 2018 - Tue, Oct 30, 2018
Naples Grande Beach Resort - Naples, FL

HealthSpaces (formerly the Health Facilities Innovation Forum) is an invite-only gathering of innovators in healthcare real estate, capital planning, design, construction, facilities and patient experience.

What People Are Saying
Division Chair of Facilities
Mayo Clinic
“Well-organized, and thought-provoking–a step up from other conferences, with a much higher level of thinking and exposure. It’s the best conference I’ve been to in a while.”
Vice President of Facilities and Engineering
"Well planned and organized! It’s learning what people have learned from their experiences. What worked... what didn’t work...and then trying not to repeat those mistakes, but also learn to take risks to try new ideas."
Director of Business Development
View | Dynamic Glass
"My experience was amazing. I have done almost ten conferences this year and I have probably learned more, and been able to connect with more people at this one conference than I have done at all ten combined!"
Vice President of Facilities Management
Carolinas Healthcare System
"I don’t attend many other events at all. I attend this one especially because my peers are here. A lot of the healthcare organizations that are of similar size are here."
Senior Account Executive
"There is No Comparison. This is the type of show where you really spend quality time and decision makers are there. You’re focused on getting deals done and you are not wasting their time and they are not wasting your time. It’s really more strategic and that is important."
Associate Dean, Facilities Planning and Management
Stanford University
The sessions and the venue were fantastic! Your team was a great host and everything worked like clockwork.
K12 Facilities Forum
Sun, Nov 11, 2018 - Tue, Nov 13, 2018
Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort & Spa - San Antonio, TX

An invite-only gathering for senior administrators from the nation’s largest school districts to connect and explore how to efficiently meet the facility needs of their communities.

What People Are Saying
NYC Department of Education
“Phenomenal event–it makes me happy to network with people that are sharing the same problems, and have more creative solutions than we do sometimes.”
Associate Superintendent, Facilities, Construction ​& Support Services
Cypress-Fairbanks ISD
"A​ great opportunity to see what other districts are going through and do​ing​ better ​than what we do right now. Coming to this event makes you realize your not alone and you have resources available after the event to call these new connections.''
Chief Operating Officer
Baltimore City Public Schools​
​"​Excellent! It is a class event. Very informative​ and ​a ​​good choice of vendors. This was like an event for friends.​"​
Executive Director​ of ​Facilities & Construction Management
Jeffco Public Schools
"​A very good conference that focused on facilities, unlike others I've attended that try to blend curriculum or IT and facilities. The speakers and vendors were ​very ​relevant."​
Officer for Facilities
Houston ISD
"This was a quality conference that really focused on the issues that COO's face throughout the country in K-12 organizations."
Director of Facilities Construction & Modernization
San Juan USD
"It was excellent. I loved the one on one with vendors and the relationships that can be established in those."
Chief Facilities Officer
Recovery School District
"Great experience - relevant topics and collaborative format."
Chief of Operations
Dallas ISD
"Awesome, impactful, meaningful, and appropriate to what I do on a daily basis. This conference more than any other I've been to is more representative of the size of districts that I deal with."
Director of Facilities Planning & Construction
Escondido Union School District
"Honestly, this was by far the most productive and enjoyable conference that I have attended in my nearly 40-year career."
Vice President of Sales
Action Floor Systems.
"The connections we made were excellent, all were at minimum key influencers. The speakers were very interesting, passionate, and engaging.''
Sun, Feb 24, 2019 - Tue, Feb 26, 2019
Eden Roc - Miami Beach

A one of a kind retreat for restaurant development, design and construction leaders.

What People Are Saying
SVP of Development
Del Taco
“Excellent! I had an enjoyable time and some great conversations with peers”
Director of Construction
Pizza Pizza
“RestaurantSpaces was the perfect marriage of legacy brands along with new emerging concepts, plus awesome networking”
Director of Real Estate & Development
Just Salad
“This event exceeded my expectations and the keynote speakers were fantastic. It's limited size compared to most events really allowed for stronger networking”
Director of Design & Construction
The MCrowd Restaurant Group
“The chance for networking with other restaurant groups was incredible. I never felt pressured, most likely due to the relaxed setting that was created by the staff”
Sr. Property Development, Design & Architecture
Brinker International
"Fantastic! I thought you hit it out of the park on this one! From content to group diversity to the length of the event."
Higher Ed Facilities Forum
Sun, Apr 7, 2019 - Tue, Apr 9, 2019
Margaritaville Beach Resort - Hollywood, FL

An invite-only gathering of senior facilities administrators from the nation’s leading colleges and universities.

What People Are Saying
Vice President Facilities Management
Northwestern University
“The mix of topics and collaborative activities was perfect. This is the only national conference that I attend. You pick great locations, but that is not why I come... The content and delivery would get me to go to any site.”
Vice President Capital Planning & Facilities
Indiana University
“Excellent use of time and talent. Well done and your sessions always create thought provoking new ideas to apply in our everyday capital planning. Monday night was a great setting for some fun and allowed some cross interactions between higher ed folks and vendor reps.”
AVP Facilities Management
Western Michigan University
“The engaging sessions and speakers, social interaction, and some fun makes the Higher Ed Facilities Forum a perfect event.”
Director of Estates Oxford
University of Oxford
"I had an excellent time​ t​alk​ing​ to new colleagues and to those that I knew from my previous attendance at ​HEFF. There are differences in the funding models between the UK and US, but there are also a significant number of challenges that bind us together. Hopefully, we can...
AVP & Chief Facilities Officer
University of Virginia
"Thoroughly enjoyed the event---substance and networking.​ ​I really like the broad subject matter---learning environments, architecture, futurists---rather than than more narrowly focused FM topics typical of others."
VP of Facilities
University of Calgary
"A fantastic event, with relevant topics, strong suppliers, and great social time with peers. Very well organized and the shorter "​TED-talk" style presentation​s​ w​ere very good-- succinct and informative."
AVP of Facilities​
U​T San Antonio
"I found the event to be an excellent use of my time, and I learned a lot from colleagues from all over the United States, the UK and Canada!"
AVP Facilities Services & Operations
Washington State University
"I found the business strategy meetings very productive. This was my first forum, so I was not sure what to expect, but I left each session either more educated on a new technology/product or with a new contact to address a specific issue back home."
Assoc​. ​Vice Chancellor, Learning Environments ​& Campus Architect
University of Illinois ​at ​Chicago
"It was my first HEFF and I thought it was great! The size ​was i​​​ntimate enough to meet others and learn about their ​successes ​and/ ​or challenges. "
Senior Living Innovation Forum
Sun, Jun 23, 2019 - Tue, Jun 25, 2019
Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort - Santa Barbara, CA

An invitation-only gathering where senior executives from the nation’s leading long-term care and senior living providers connect to explore innovations in technology, design, care and operations.

What People Are Saying
Radiant Senior Living
"One of the best conferences I've ever been to!"
Chairman & CEO
Leisure Care
"Refreshing! I really enjoyed it. Had enough social time to build relationships and learn as much about Who people are as well as What they do"
Senior Housing Forum
"I attend about 15-20 conferences a year and the Senior Living Innovation Forum is my favorite"
Nolan Bushnell
Founder of Atari & Chuck E. Cheese's
“I love this conference because it is full of people who are truly interested in change and looking to increase the capabilities of their offering.''
President and COO
Ridgeline Management Company
"Your team has done a fantastic job with this forum. I appreciated the format with the vendors and received needed information that will be useful in the future. The activities and dining were done well so that effective networking relationships were gained."
Co-Founder & CEO
“I assume 10 means the best. In all sincerity, the best show along these lines we go to. You’ve mastered the balance of social networking with meetings and educational sessions.”
“Simply Outstanding. The best mixture of quality time, program and quality people -- which includes not just providers, but also the staff and partners.”
Sun, Oct 27, 2019 - Tue, Oct 29, 2019
Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa - Palm Springs, CA

A One of a Kind Retreat for Corporate Real Estate and Workplace Innovators