Like the familiar refrain, things can change “in a New York minute,” the imperative has never been greater for today’s industry leaders to anticipate, act and dwell comfortably in the change process. Join us this fall in the business capital of America and get prepared to embrace the inevitable shifts.


    Executive Forum is geared exclusively toward the industry’s senior thought leaders from both operator and supplier communities. Ideally, Forum participants should be C-level executives who lead the strategic vision for their organization.


    When / how will my registration be confirmed?
    Your registration will be confirmed with an e-mail receipt immediately after payment, then an additional confirmation e-mail within one business day of registering.

    I’d like to bring a colleague. Is registration open to everyone?
    Executive Forum is tailored exclusively to c-level executives. If you have any questions about your attendance, or you’d like to recommend a colleague, please email Rori Ferensic at

    If I pay and am unable to attend, what is the refund policy?
    Refunds will be provided on full registration payment only, less a $50 processing fee. The $1000 deposit is nonrefundable. Cancellation requests must be received in writing, on or before September 16, 2019 (5:00pm CT). Please send written cancellation requests to Refunds will not be granted for cancellation requests received after September 16, 2019 (5:00 pm CT). Refunds will not be granted for on-site no-shows.

    How can I maximize my experience at the Executive Forum?
    Five Tips:

    1. Review materials, including books and videos written by speakers
    2. Fully engage in small group and facilitated discussions
    3. Come with your “list” of questions, challenges, and ideas
    4. Bring an open mind and be willing to share
    5. Make use of informal and formal networking and connections


    1. $3,975


    1. $4,975


    1. $1,000

    Fees include Forum expenses only, including meals, events and related transportation; it does not include hotel / travel costs.

    Participants best suited for the Forum are business owners and executives who:

    1. Lean forward and encourage innovation
    2. Enjoy and value learning as a means to drive growth
    3. Disrupt “business as usual” processes
    4. Generate and embrace new ideas
    5. Turn pain into gain