Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel
Tuesday, October 18
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|7:30 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.||Registration|
|7:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.||Silent Auction|
|8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.||Breakfast
Sponsored by Emerald Brand, Hobart Food Equipment Group, Nestle Coffee Partners Solutions Lab, Nutrislice, RC Fine Foods and Snapchef
|8:45 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.||Opening General Session
Sponsored by ISS Guckenheimer and PepsiCo, Inc.
The Function & Future of Workplace & Workspace
Kelly Smith Killian, Chief Content Officer, Wright Creative (Moderator)
Kelly Dubisar, Design Principal, Gensler
Mark Freeman, Director of Food and Hospitality, LinkedIn
Maureen Welch, Senior Product Executive, Workplace Management, JLL
With today’s changing society and workplace, it’s imperative to adapt quickly to both business and employee needs. Functional workspace design benefits these interests while elevating the employee experience and inspiring people at work.
What brings people to a workspace and makes them come back? What has been done to re-engage employees that's successful? How are today’s experiences informing the future of workplace hospitality?
Hear from industry insiders as they share first-hand strategies and specific examples from physical, experiential and cultural perspectives. Discover the latest thinking in how to create a vibrant workplace through the physical footprint, technology enabled services and an investment in employee experience. Create mile-high moments now!
|10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.||Innovation Showcase / Networking Tables
Sponsors will be exhibiting at two defined times this year to share the latest innovations in products and services. Don’t miss either opportunity to learn what’s new from key representatives. SHFM will recognize Innovation Showcase exhibitors with the Most Innovative or Forward-Thinking Product or Service and Most Sustainable Forward-Thinking Exhibit - be sure to cast your vote for the People's Choice!
Please be sure to show your support to our generous sponsors, who have made this conference possible, by browsing their innovations!
|11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.||Student Session – Guided Tour of Innovation Showcase
(For students only)
|12:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.||President’s Luncheon
Sponsored by Keurig Dr Pepper and Lavazza Group
Be sure to attend this lunch honoring the best in the industry, where we will recognize SHFM’s leadership and more.
|1:45 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.||Work Catch Up Break & Silent Auction Finale
SHFM has mindfully planned breaks at conference to ensure you can stay caught up with your day-to-day responsibilities and better allow you to be fully present at conference sessions and events.
Don’t forget to place your final bids at the SHFM Foundation silent auction finale. Bid high and bid often!
|2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.||General Session
Sponsored by Aramark
Applying Purpose to Business Transformation
Davin Salvagno, Keynote Speaker & Author
There is power in purpose. To unleash its potential, we need to understand what purpose is and what it is not. This provocative session will examine those differences and how to connect individual and organizational purpose with impact.
Our speaker will guide us from the Experience Economy to the Purpose Economy by exploring:
Accept the challenge to become a Difference Maker during this compelling period of business transformation.
|4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.||SHFM Hunger Games / Charitable Activity
(Optional: Additional cost for participation)
Thank you to our Hunger Games sponsors!
With the enormous success of the previous SHFM Hunger Games, you won’t want to miss this year’s event! Back by popular demand, The Hunger Games will feature five events that will test your skills and ability to perform as a team. With the goal of earning points, the team earning the most points wins. Best of all, proceeds from this year’s event will benefit UpRoot Colorado. Get ready to compete and raise money for a great cause!