News and Information

September 8, 2017: Team Building Events Gaining Traction

This summer we have been actively delivering philantropic teaming events to some of the very largest organizations in the country.  Whether it’s assembling prosthetic hands with a leading medical center, or assembling personalized skate boards with a top financial services provider – we’re delivering value across a broad spectrum of customers. From landmine victims to kids from the Boys and Girls Club, the response to our work has been overwhealming.  Successful Summer of 2017!


June 21, 2017: High Performance Individual and Team Coaching

For the past 15 years we have coached individuals and teams on a contract basis across a broad range of business genres – from NASA to Capital One.   Now we are making this a public offer. Our performance coaching work is based in three domains: the body (our physical presence and capacity to manage stress and take action); the spirit (our mood and capacity to engage a broad range of possible actions); and the mind (our capacity to learn and to effectively move within the action cycle).


March 28, 2017: Botswana, Savute Elephant Camp

The final agreement for our 2018 Cape Town and Botswana program is complete.  We are eager to share this event with our credit unions.  The Savute Elephant Camp is a premier, must see site on the planet and we are honored to bring it to our clients.


January 18, 2017: New Planning Year Kicks Off

Once upon a time strategic planning was a Fall event … that was then!  Today most months of the calendar year contain a planning session.  We’re focusing our attention on an even tighter planning process – validate key strategies against expectations, align on major actions and get clear on targets and reporting.


December 6, 2016: Taking Team Building to New Heights

For the past decade we have delivered philanthropic team building exercises to some of the largest companies across the country.  Today you can bring these events to your organization! Visit our Build Your Team page.


October 28, 2016: Portofino Conference Success

Beta Mannix closed up a week of excellent content this morning – fantastic job.  Our 2016 participants have begun preparation for their journeys home, and we are eager to set our full attention on Tahiti and 2017. Thank you to the Belmond Hotel Splendido and its wonderful staff for an extraordinary experience.


September 20, 2016: Only 33 days until Portofino!

Final planning is nearly complete.  Ground transfers are being verified, menus finalized and meeting space configured.  We are excited to join our special clients at this unique venue for a well designed program by our facilitator, Elizabeth “Beta” Mannix of the Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell.

September 8, 2016: Prior Paul Gauguin Clients Get 10% Discount

Prior clients that book with a deposit by September 30, 2016 will enjoy a 10% discount on cruise pricing!  This is a significant savings.

And – our first registrants have already secured great cabins.  Don’t delay if you want a veranda or balcony cabin!

August 29, 2016: Tahiti, 2017 Program Pricing

Cabin pricing for our 2017 program has been finalized.  For returning clients of the Paul Gauguin there is a 5-10% reduciton in pricing.  As an added bonus, each cabin will receive a $400 ship credit. Visit our program page for more information. Full pricing and registration page coming later this week!


August 24, 2016: Facilitator Engaged for Tahiti, 2017

We have engaged Mr. Robb Gaynor of Malauzai Software to facilitate our program in Tahiti.  Robb brings an inside-out view of the innovation process. Never behind the curve … Malauzai had smartwatch applications in place for clients before the release of the Apple watch.


August 18, 2016: New site is launched!

After nearly a decade of working from the original Conference Group web design, we have launched our new site.  A bit ahead of schedule due to changes coming with our prior host.  But here we are – it’s still a construction zone in many ways, so please excuse the dust.


Aug. 11, 2016: Contracting Venues for 2017

We’re almost complete!  Last minute details and pricing negotiations to bring you and your organization the best value possible!


Aug 7, 2016: New Web Site Launched

Our new site will add calendar functionality and online registration through EventBrite.

We know new sites sometimes have hiccups – please let us know what you think!