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Connoisseurs Connections Conference

December 4-7, 2023
Eden Roc Cap Cana, Punta Cana D.R.
a Relais & Châteaux Resort

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Open Spaces. Open Minds. Open Hearts

Join us at Eden Roc Cap Cana, the exquisite venue for our 2023 Connoisseurs Connections Conference, and uncover the true essence of the Dominican Republic.

This remarkable and refined resort defines itself as “European inspiration, perfected,” and we are offering you a world-class educational and networking experience amidst the awe-inspiring vistas of the Caribbean Sea.

Retreats Resources Connoisseurs Circle

By joining our event, you can expect:
  • Three days of industry insights, meaningful networking, and life-changing opportunities to make an impact in the lives of the world’s most vulnerable people.
  • The chance to expand your connections with top-tier event, conference, and incentive planners and fabulous destination partners from across the country in an intimate, sophisticated environment that reflects your own high standards.
  • Three enchanting evenings dedicated to exploring and celebrating the rich cuisines and cultures of the world’s most captivating and sophisticated destinations, through the expertise of this Relais & Châteaux property.

“Exceptional, memorable events happen when people come together to share expertise, experiences, and talents in a supportive environment of true partnership. Here at Retreats Resources, this is our mission and our passion. We lead with our hearts and the business follows!”

Our Partners

Join these Fabulous Destination Partners for our 2023 Connoisseurs Connections Conference
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Monday, December 4

Santorini: “Fifty Shades of Blue”
Welcome Hospitality: Beach Club lobby until 5:30 PM
Welcome Reception: “Santorini Style: 50 Shades of Blue!” - Blue Restaurant and Pool deck
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Tuesday, December 5

“Come Fly with Me, To The Isle of Capri!”
9:30 AM-12:00 PM: Welcome Breakfast and introduction to WineToWater featuring CNN Hero Doc Hendley.
Luxury Destination Showcase: La Palapa
12:30-5:00 PM: Informal lunch and Cabana Chats: Beachfront and pool
6:30-10:00 PM: Gala dinner and fundraising auction to benefit WineToWater: “Come fly with me to the Isle of Capri”
Mediterraneo Restaurant and Terrace
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Wednesday, December 6

An Andalusian Adventure
8:00-10:00 AM Breakfast at Leisure - Blue Restaurant
10:00 AM-12:00 PM “Hot Topics” facilitated business roundtable discussions - La Palapa Deck and lawn
12:30-2:00 PM: “Lunch Like A Leader, Dine Like A Diplomat”
Wendy Jones: Corporate Protocol Consultant
La Palapa
6:30-9:30 PM “An Andalusian Adventure” - Beach Cocktails and dinner with a Spanish flair!
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Thursday December 7

Don’t Be Sad It’s Over, Be Glad It Happened!

Our favorite farewell sentiment, ever! Breakfast at leisure, then we’ll meet you in the lobby of the Beach Club to send you on your way - and hope to see you next time!

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Auction Proceeds Benefit:

Since 2008, we have supported the global efforts of our philanthropy partner, WineToWater. Come ready to bid on travel packages or other auction prizes and help WTW expand their efforts to provide safe drinking water in places of need around the world!

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To Reserve Your Spot or Answer Your Questions, Reach Out To One of Us Today!
Carol Owen, Founder - Retreats Resources
Carol Owen

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Conversation Starter:
“I lived in Saudi Arabia and it was the adventure of a lifetime! Ask me what I learned and loved about it!”

Whitney Bradley, Partner, Vice President  - Retreats Resources
Whitney Bradley
Partner, Vice President

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Conversation Starter:
“I used to be the Assistant Maintenance Supervisor at an apartment complex. I always travel with electrical tape. Ask me why!”

Cindy O’Gorman, Director of Sales - Retreats Resources
Cindy O’Gorman
Director of Sales

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Conversation Starter:
“I lived in Maui for a while. Ask about my recipes!”

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