Opal Group SpArc Interiors 2021

Charlotte Marriott City Center, Charlotte, NC
August 8, 2021 - August 10, 2021

11 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 North Carolina, we are sure the three days spent at the Summit will provide you invaluable information and the necessary resources to enhance your specification writing.

We look forward to collaborating with you!

Current as of July 25, 2021




Welcome Cocktail Reception


Opening Session

Intelligent Buildings

Rob Murchison, Co-Founder, Intelligent Buildings


Dinner Reception


Breakfast & Itinerary Pick-up


The Future of Employee Experience in a Hybrid World

Christopher Good, Creative Director, One Workplace


One-on-One Meetings


Project Delivery Process

Susan Orange, Principal, Director of Workplace Strategies, Baskervill


One-on-One Meetings




The Impacts of Flooring on Acoustics

Susan Ford, Vice President of Sales, TAJ Flooring


One-on-One Meetings


Innovation of RE / Design Post Pandemic

Tabitha Fong, Senior Interior Designer, BDG Architects


One-on-One Meetings & Happy Hour


Dinner Reception





Emerging Technologies in Projects Minimizing Liabilities


One-on-One Meetings


The Happy Secret to Building Buy-In

Becca Silver, CEO, The Whole Educator


Closing Luncheon

Charlotte Marriott City Center
100 West Trade Street, Charlotte, North Carolina 28202

Opal Group SpArc is an invitation-only meeting for senior interior designers with projects in the US. Qualified Interior Designers receive complimentary registration to the Summit, inclusive of lodging and conference meals. Solution providers and manufacturers are able to participate through sponsorship.

For details on attending or sponsoring, 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


    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