Opal Group SpArc Interiors 2022

The Statler, Dallas, TX
March 20, 2022 - March 22, 2022

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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.

Set in Dallas, 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 March 8, 2022




Tour – A guided walking tour through AT&T Discovery District


Welcome Cocktail Reception


Opening Session


Dinner Reception


Breakfast & Itinerary Pick-up


Digital Twins and the Metaverse: How Immersive Design Will Shape the Way We Experience Space

Chris Good, Chief Creative Director, One Workplace


One-on-One Meetings


Smart Furniture Specification Strategies

Ann Marie Jackson, FASID, RID, CHID, EDAC, Healthcare Interior Designer, The Beck Group


One-on-One Meetings




The Desperate Need for More Innovators

Barbara Marini, Director of Interior Design, College of Architecture Planning and Public Affairs, University of Texas at Arlington


One-on-One Meetings


Visual Storytelling: Fusing Space with Art and Architecture with the Power to Connect Community, Foster Change and Increase Revenue

Andrea Dawson, Principal, Art Director, Dawson Design Associates


One-on-One Meetings & Happy Hour


Dinner Reception




Demystifying Furniture’s Role in Sustainability

Jennifer Wammack, Director of Outreach, BIFMA


One-on-One Meetings


Interior Specifications

Holly Jordan, FCSI, CDT, CCS, A-SCIP, LEED AP, Director of Specifications, Associate Principal, Perkins+Will


Closing Lunch & Roundtables

1) Design Fees

2) How Social Media is Impacting Design

3) Leading vs. Chasing – How to Take Charge

The Statler
1914 Commerce St, Dallas, TX 75201

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
  • Design Fees
  • How Social Media is Impacting Design
  • Interior Specifications
  • The Desperate Need for More Innovators
  • Designing Public Spaces for Dual Purposes
  • Leading vs. Chasing – How to Take Charge
  • Talent Development
  • Understanding the Workplace – Where in the World are We?
  • …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