Monday, September 11

6:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Foundation Golf Tournament
(Optional: Additional cost for participation)

Thank you to our golf sponsors!

The annual SHFM Foundation Golf Tournament, benefiting the SHFM Foundation, will take place at the Starr Pass Golf Club on property at the JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort & Spa! Designed by legendary Arnold Palmer, this course offers unsurpassed views with red-tinged Arizona desert scenery and looming mountains. The dramatic elevation changes and swirling winds created by the Tucson Mountains will truly test players of all levels. Legends such as Arnold Palmer, Phil Mickelson, Payne Stewart, and Nancy Lopez have carved their way through this historic golf course.

Max capacity for this event is 60. You don’t want to miss your chance to be part of this exciting tournament… register to play TODAY!

Cost: $260 per person (Includes breakfast, boxed lunch, two drink tickets, greens fees and cart fees.)

Please note: The course requires all players to wear collared shirts. Denim is prohibited. All players must also adhere to a “soft spikes only” policy.

Golf Resized
9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Mission Garden Tour & Salsa Challenge - Sold Out!
(Optional: Additional cost for participation)

This year’s SHFM conference location provides a rare agricultural tour opportunity. Explore a living agricultural museum of Sonoran Desert-adapted heritage fruit trees, traditional local heirloom crops, and edible native plants. Located in an area sacred to the Tohono O’odham tribe, Mission Garden is the site of Tucson’s birthplace, where archaeologists have documented 4,100 years of continuous cultivation. Crops from these cultural heritage plots have proven to be productive, sustainable, and well-adapted to this climate and location.

The group will be greeted by a sanctuary expert and guided through the crops that are currently being cultivated/preserved and the archaeological finds in the area. The tour will culminate under the Mission Garden pergola for a salsa making competition. After the challenge, guests can enjoy their creations and the gardens at their leisure before returning to the hotel.

All participants must wear closed toed shoes to participate. Long pants, sleeves, sunblock and a hat are recommended. All functions will be outdoors.

Secure your spot on this unique tour by including it when you register for conference!

Cost: $95 per person. 

Mission Garden Resized
11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Registration & Silent Auction Open
1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

Operators Lunch
(Open to all Client Liaisons / Self-Operators / Integrated Facility Managers / Contractors*)

Join fellow operators over lunch before breaking out into member segments for further discussion. This lunch is designed exclusively for your SHFM member category.

*Contract management companies will designate representatives to attend

1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. Rising Stars Lunch & Meeting
(Open to Rising Stars only)
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Client Liaison & Self-Operator Session
(Open to all Client Liaisons/ Self-Operators)

Sponsored by elite | studio e and Nextep Systems

If you’re a Client Liaison or Self-Operator, you’re invited to exchange ideas with industry colleagues during this unique, collaborative session.

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Integrated Facility Manager Session
(Open to all Integrated Facility Managers)Sponsored by elite | studio e and Nextep Systems

Join IFM leaders from around the country as we discuss the unique role IFM plays in client and vendor operations.

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Supplier Session
(Open to all Suppliers)

Sponsored by elite | studio e and Nextep Systems

This session is designed exclusively for Suppliers. Join industry colleagues to exchange ideas during this program.

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Student/Fellow Kickoff
(For Students/Fellows only)Leadership is a Full Contact Sport - Exploring Active Intentional LeadershipActive, intentional leaders are grounded in trust, centered on the individual and guided by their core values.  In this session we will explore how leaders can develop themselves and their teams for today's ever-changing world with special guest speaker, Paul Carolan, Principal/Consultant, Paul Carolan Consulting, LLC.
3:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Innovation Showcase Exhibitor Set Up
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Young Professional Session
(Open to all Young Professionals - Rising Stars Required)

Sponsored by elite | studio e and Nextep Systems

Unlock Your Potential @ Work, Expand Your Network

A session for young professionals by young professionals. Are you ready to take your professional journey to new heights? The key to becoming an outstanding young professional lies in unlocking your true potential and expanding your network. Get the scoop on insider information and the value of SHFM. Network with your peers and participate in specially designed educational content.

Shannon Carroll Washington, Senior Marketing, Communication & Engagement Manager, ISS Guckenheimer
Rob Gebhardt, Vice President Experience Services – Work Dynamics, JLL and SHFM Immediate Past President

4:15 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. New Members First-Time Attendees (NMFTA) Event & Reception
(For New Members, First-Time Attendees only)

Discover why SHFM is known for its warm welcome and support of new members and first-time conference attendees by participating in this session, reception and kick-off to conference all rolled into one! Learn about SHFM and its engagement opportunities from organization leaders and member ambassadors. Join in roundtable conversations, meet colleagues over cocktails and hear how to make the most out of your conference experience. Start building SHFM business relationships from the very first day. Plan now to attend!

4:45 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. 2024 CPC Meeting
6:00 p.m. – 7:15 p.m. Jumpstarter General Session - Redefining Amenity

Sponsored by Aramark

Karen Malody, FCSI, Owner, Culinary Options (Moderator)
Brent Capron, Interior Design Director, Principal, Perkins&Will
Mariana Giraldo, Associate Principal, Design Strategy Practice Leader Perkins&Will

Work Models & Hybrid Work: Framing the Role Amenities Have on the Future of Work

The future of the workplace is rapidly changing and so is the importance of workplace amenities. By definition, amenities bring comfort, convenience, and enjoyment. When carefully considered and designed, they can strengthen the workplace and employee satisfaction. As employers look to redefine amenities and when more isn’t necessarily the answer – you’ll want to hear what these professionals have to say. This session will explore:

  • How to provide extraordinary, enriching experiences
  • Features that will bring employees back to the office
  • Tailoring the workplace experience to the needs of employees

Group 939

7:15 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Taste of the American Southwest!

10th Anniversary INE Opening Reception & Silent Auction

Hosted by AramarkCompass GroupISS Guckenheimer and Sodexo

Kick off the evening with SHFM’s premier relationship-building opportunity! Greet current colleagues and make new contacts over delicious dishes representative of Southwest Native Americans and local Arizona ingredients.

New this year, the menu is composed of items recommended by Culinary Stars from each of our host corporations. Once again, chef teams from our host companies will be displaying their culinary skills. Be sure to meet and thank our talented female Lead Chefs and Culinary Stars – as well as the Culinary Advisors and chef teams, who have curated and created this year’s food stations.

The Industry Networking Event (INE) provides a special time to get reacquainted with your SHFM family and experience indigenous cuisine in a unique desert setting. A memorable way to celebrate INE’s 10th Anniversary!

SHFM Silent Auction
The SHFM Foundation
auction raises funds to promote and educate college students on the merits of onsite foodservice and hospitality. The Foundation supports higher education through scholarships and student outreach programs to develop the next generation of diverse hospitality professionals. Please support this important cause. Bid High and Bid Often!

Interested in donating an item? Complete this form!

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Group 939
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Monday Activities

Engage in many optional activities on Monday. Browse the Monday agenda and hotel experiences section for opportunities. What activities will you find that have a positive impact on your well-being?

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