Opal Group SpArc Interiors 2019

M Resort and Spa, Henderson, NV
March 10, 2019 - March 12, 2019

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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.

Current as of March 4, 2019





Fiduciary Duties for Licensed Design Professionals

David Stutzman, Principal, Conspectus

Ujjval Vyas, Principal, Alberti Group


Welcome Cocktail Reception and Icebreaker Bingo


Love: A Language of Culture and Design

Chris Good, Creative Director, One Workplace

Kate Rancourt, Design Manager, One Workplace


Dinner Reception


Registration & Breakfast


Attracting & Maintaining Talent

Jay Miranda, Principal, Chipman Design Architecture


One-on-One Meetings


IT vs. OT: Integrating Each for a Productive & Futureproof Facility

Daniel Rodriguez, Director of Partnerships, Accuride International, Senseon Secure Access


One-on-One Meetings




Telling the Story – Communicating Design with Visualization Tools

Tia Bell, Architectural Designer, Cuningham Group

Jayme Krstich, Interior Designer, Cuningham Group


One-on-One Meetings


How to Empower Design with Immersive Technologies

Cesar Escalante, Senior Associate, Design Technology Manager, HOK


One-on-One Meetings


Dinner Reception




Concept Design – The Contemporary Death of Critical Thinking

Darrell Long, Design Director-Partner, HBA


One-on-One Meetings


Roundtables & Working Lunch

Leah Wettstein, Director of Interior, Hord Coplan Macht


Closing Luncheon

M Resort, Spa and Casino
12300 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Henderson, NV, USA

Opal Group SpArc Interiors is an invitation-only meeting for the heads of interiors from the most active design firms in the country. Registrations are complimentary for qualified participants and include 2 nights of accommodations at the M Resort and Spa, meals, networking functions and access to all conference sessions.

Solution providers are able to attend through sponsorship. Categories are limited to two companies. To learn more about participating, please contact summits@opalgroup.net
  • Design Thinking
  • Project Team Communication – Using Technology Effectively
  • Vision Strategies that Work & Resonate
  • Attracting & Maintaining Talent
  • Efficiency, Accountability, & Profitability on Projects
  • Managing Deadlines and Client Expectations
  • Technology Integration in the Workplace
  • Creating Dual Purpose Workspaces
  • Transparency in Materials
  • Leading for Creativity
  • …And much more to be announced!
  • 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

    Well organized. Operated on time. Well managed. Vice President


    This is my first experience. Lots of very useful information. Looking forward to sharing what I’ve learned with my office. The conference app is awesome! Director of Interiors

    Cromwell Architects Engineers

    Excellent forum and content. Director, Interior Design

    Bullock Tice Associates

    Balanced program format with speakers/presentations, roundtable discussions and one-on-one manufacturer meetings. Associate Principal

    AP+I Design

    Overall it was a great summit and in a good location. Director of Interior Design

    Moseley Architects