THE SKY’S THE LIMIT

Hello, BluSky Nation! Our annual operations retreat is scheduled for June 13-15 at Loews Hotel in beautiful Arlington, TX! Our theme for this retreat is “The Sky’s the Limit.”

This page is your single source for all details about this retreat – check back regularly for updates and new info!

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LOCATION

Loews Hotel

1600 E Randol Mill Road

Arlington, TX 76011

682.277.4900

BluSky operations retreat location

Travel

  • Corporate Travel will schedule your flights to and from your location and make your hotel reservation. You should have already received an itinerary.
  • Your incoming flight on June 13 must arrive by noon.
  • Departures will be scheduled for after breakfast on June 15, with the exception of those who have been contacted and will be departing after lunch.
  • Please use the designated shuttle or ride-sharing service from the airport to the hotel. BluSky will NOT pay for rental cars – anyone who does rent a car will be personally responsible for the cost.
  • We ask that you travel as a team if at all possible.

LODGING

  • BluSky will coordinate all hotel accommodations with Loews Hotel.
  • You will share a room with one other member of the BluSky operations team
  • We will do our best to accommodate your roommate request
  • Please click the button below to make your roommate request – submit no later than May 27, 2022 (If no selection is made, Operations will assign)
  • If you have questions, contact your manager or supervisor

ATTIRE

  • Daytime: Clean, presentable jeans or slacks with BluSky or other collared shirt (button up or polo)  – No T-shirts
  • Dinner/Evening: Same as the daily activities or presentable shorts (not athletic/gym) and a polo shirt

AGENDA

Monday, June 13

3:00 – 4:00 pm – Welcome & State of the State – Mike Erekson, Drew Bisping

4:00 – 5:30 pm – Guest Speaker: JP Dinnell – Echelon Front

5:45 – 6:30 pm – Welcome Reception, Happy Hour

6:30 – 8:00 pm – Dinner

Tuesday, June 14

7:00 – 7:45 am – Breakfast

7:45 – 8:00 am – Sponsor Presentation

8:00 – 9:00 am – BluSky Vision: Where Are We Going? – Drew Bisping

9:00 – 9:20 am – Break

9:20 – 9:30 am – National Operations Leadership Introduction

9:30 – 10:15 am – Breakout Session

10:15 – 10:30 am – Break

10:30 – 11:15 am – Breakout Session

11:15 – 11:30 – Break

11:30 – 12:15 pm – Breakout Session

12:15 – 1:00 pm – Lunch

1:00 – 1:15 pm – Sponsor Presentation

1:15 – 2:00 pm – BluSky Panel

2:00 – 2:30 – Break

2:30 – 2:45 pm – Introduction to Reverse Trade Show – Mike Erekson and Shane Cunningham

2:45 – 4:15 – Reverse Trade Show (vendors, risk, inside estimating, AP, recruiting, procurement)

4:15 – 4:30 pm – (Topic TBA) – Jeff Neihouser

4:30 – 5:00 pm – Closing Remarks – Mike Erekson

5:30 – 6:30 pm – Happy Hour

6:30 – 8:00 pm – Dinner

8:00 – 11:00 pm – After Dinner Party

Wednesday, June 15

7:00 am – Breakfast and then depart