Opal Group SpArc Interiors 2017

New Orleans Marriott, New Orleans, LA
March 12, 2017 - March 14, 2017

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Opal Group SpArc Interiors is an invitation-only meeting that brings together directors of interior design from the top architecture & design firms in the nation. Thought leaders will share best practices, present case study driven data and explore novel approaches that speak to the industry's most challenging topics. The intimate setting and interactive program format fosters an environment where like-minded peers can engage in thought provoking discussions around a variety of relevant industry subjects. The invaluable information shared during this three day event is sure to provide participants with the necessary resources and guidance needed to support interior design projects.

Agenda current as of January 25, 2017

3:00 - 6:00pm


6:00 - 7:00pm

Cocktail Reception

7:00 - 8:00pm

Opening Session

8:00 - 9:30pm

Dinner Reception

7:15 - 8:00am

Breakfast & Itinerary Pick-Up

8:00 - 8:50am

Conference Session

9:00 - 10:30am

One-to-One Meetings

10:35 - 11:25am

Conference Sessions

11:30am -12:30pm

One-to-One Meetings

12:30 - 1:30pm


1:35 - 2:25pm

Conference Sessions

2:30 - 4:00pm

One-to-One Meetings

4:10 - 5:00pm

Conference Sessions

5:00 - 6:00pm

One-to-One Meetings

7:00 - 9:00pm


7:30 - 8:00am


8:00 - 8:50am

Conference Sessions

9:00 - 10:30am

One-to-One Meetings

10:40 - 11:30am

Conference Sessions

11:35am -12:45pm

Conference Sessions

12:45 - 1:45pm

Closing Luncheon

New Orleans Marriott
New Orleans Marriott, Canal Street, New Orleans, LA, United States

  • Rooms are available only to those participants who are registered conference attendees.
  • The name on the form will be the name of the guest room.
  • Rooms are allocated on a first come first serve basis. Room types/rates are subject to availability.
  • Rooms will not be guaranteed without a credit card.

Registration Info

To request an invitation, please contact summits@opalgroup.net
  • Biophilic Design
  • Branding
  • Design Thinking
  • Leadership
  • The Future of Design
  • Maker Movement
  • Innovative Technologies
  • Material Transparency
  • Talent Management
  • Partnerships
  • Prescheduled One-to-One Meetings:
    Each participating solution provider and attendees will have pre-summit access to our matching software that allows you to completely customize your meeting agenda. The password protected website provides the information needed to make your selections on who you want to meet with.

  • Exceptional Networking Opportunities
    We strive to maximize your face-to-face time by providing a multitude of avenues to engage the senior executives in attendance. The agenda incorporates cocktail receptions, networking lunches and a specially selected offsite dinner at a nearby venue. Leverage the meeting’s relaxed atmosphere and after hours networking activities to build strong personal relationships with current and future clients.

Attendee projects fall in the following categories:

  • Commercial
  • Federal/State/Municipal Government
  • Education
  • Entertainment/Leisure
  • Healthcare
  • Hospitality
  • Industrial
  • Multi-Family
  • Religious
  • Research/Laboratories
  • Retail
  • Sports/Recreation

Attendee projects fall in the following categories:

      Overall fantastic experience. Principal

      Ted Moudis Associates

      Great experience, this is my third year attending and I found this to be the best. Partner

      RDG Planning & Design

      I've attended conferences like this and found this one a little different in that it combined the 1-on-1 discussions/meetings with the presentations which was a very good format. Principal

      K2S Studio

      Overall I thought it was a great event - good presenters and topics. Director of Interiors

      Hord Coplan Macht