Leadership Retreat Information
The 2021 Leadership Retreat will be held at the InterContinental – San Diego in conjunction with the NHDA Annual Forum that was rescheduled from August 2020. The Leadership Retreat brings together NHDA directors, regular members and the President’s Circle to focus on the strategic challenges that are shaping the home delivery industry.
Leadership Retreat Registration
There is no registration fee for the Leadership Retreat which is a benefit of NHDA membership. Registration includes participation in the Annual Forum registration which is $350 per member/$500 for non-members and includes all the programs and events.
Leadership Retreat Events
A Welcome Reception will be held on Friday, February 12th at the Layover Terrace in the InterContinental Hotel.
Saturday and Sunday afternoon excursion options to enjoy the wonderful, world-class hospitality of San Diego.
The Forum Welcome Reception will be held on Sunday, February 14th at the well known San Diego venue, Garibaldi’s next door to the InterContinental Hotel
The Forum will open with a keynote address by Maj. Gen Russell Honoré (RET). As the commander of Joint Task Force Katrina, he became known as the “Category 5 General” for his striking leadership style in coordinating military relief efforts in post-hurricane New Orleans. The decorated 37-year army veteran is a global authority on leadership, emergency preparedness and recovery.
The NHDA Pinnacle Awards Dinner and Reception, a terrific evening of fine dining and comradery with your industry peers will recognize industry trailblazers for their contributions to the home delivery industry. The cost of the Pinnacle Awards Dinner and Reception is included with Forum registration
The Luncheon Keynote will feature author and speaker Shannon Huffman Polson. As one of the first women to fly the Apache helicopter in the U.S. Army, Polson's career spans almost a decade as an Army officer and attack aviation leader around the globe, as well as five years leading and managing in the corporate sector at Guidant and Microsoft. Polson is committed to leadership for lives that matter.
The Sponsor’s Closing Reception will be held at Del Frisco's Steakhouse, located at historic Lane Field, in North Embarcadero, and anchoring the waterfront InterContinental San Diego.
Leadership Retreat Room Information
The room block for the Leadership Retreat includes a top-floor Club room with the hotel’s finest views and highest level of service. In addition to daily Club InterContinental lounge access for 2 people– daily breakfast, all-day beer and wine, evening cocktail hour & more the rooms offer breathtaking views of the San Diego bay and skyline. Inside, modern amenities and other luxe touches come together to make your stay for the Retreat & Forum as comfortable as possible.
*Please note that the additional amenity charges during online registration will be waived upon check-in.
When you’re re-directed to the InterContinental Web Link, first hit “Book Now” From there, select your reservation dates (you wills see that group code is automatically loaded) and then click search. It will then direct you to select your room type. After the room type is selected, the 3rd page will state the group name and rate details.