Opal Group SpArc Interiors 2020

Omni Grove Park Inn, Asheville, NC
March 8, 2020 - March 10, 2020

52 days left

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.

Set in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Asheville, North Carolina, we are sure the three days spent at this year’s Summit will provide you invaluable information and the necessary resources to enhance your projects.

For a more detailed agenda, please contact summits@opalgroup.net.

Current as of January 13, 2020

2:00pm

Registration

3:00pm

Explore Asheville

5:30pm

Welcome Cocktail Reception

6:30pm

Designing Intelligent Buildings and Cities

Stefan Al, Senior Associate Principal, KPF

7:30pm

Dinner Reception

7:15am

Registration & Breakfast

8:00am

The Power of Propinquity: Designing for Belonging & Connectedness

Chris Good, Creative Director, One Workplace

8:50am

One-on-One Meetings

10:55am

Developing Dynamic Environments

Miriam Ganesh, Director of Interior Design, RLF

11:30am

One-on-One Meetings

12:30pm

Luncheon

1:20pm

Fostered Diversity Thinking in the New Workplace Design Trends

Tabitha Fong, Senior Interior Designer, BDG Architects

2:10pm

One-on-One Meetings

3:45pm

THE LONGEVITY REVOLUTION: The Built Environment comes of Age

BJ Miller, Principal, The Visionary Group

4:35pm

One-on-One Meetings

6:30pm

Dinner Reception

7:30am

Breakfast

8:00am

Overcoming Struggles in the Design Process

Susan Orange, Associate Principal | Director of Workplace Strategy,
Baskervill

9:05am

One-on-One Meetings

11:10am

Roundtables

12:00pm

Closing Luncheon

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Omni Grove Park Inn
Asheville, NC


Opal Group SpArc Interiors is an invitation-only meeting for the Directors of Design and Interiors from the most active design firms in the country. Registrations are complimentary for qualified participants and include 2 nights of accommodations, meals, networking functions and access to all conference sessions. Manufacturers are able to attend through sponsorship with a limit of two companies per category.

We welcome directors and principals of design to be involved. To learn more about participating, please contact summits@opalgroup.net
  • The Future of Design
  • Virtual Reality in Design
  • Staff Retention
  • How to Expedite Renderings
  • Management Strategies
  • Minimizing Liabilities
  • Technology Integration
  • Emerging Technologies in Projects
  • How to Overcome Struggles in Design Process
  • …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

    HKS

    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