A Fall Retreat

Join us for 2 and 1/2 inspiring days to develop or renew your vision and purpose. This will be an experience of recharging your body-mind-spirit, while meeting, collaborating and establishing connections with other changemakers in the wisdom field.

November 10th - 12th, 2018

Big Island, Hawaii at the Fairmont Orchid

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Connect, Play, and Learn with Us!

When people connect genuinely and are given the space to see and hear one another, the most surprising and magical outcomes unfold.

Join us in on the beautiful Big Island of Hawaii for a retreat of wisdom changemakers.

Step out of the busy world of constant activity.

Connect more fully with yourself and nature.

Listen deeply to what is emerging for you in life and work as you move forward.  

“Look closely at the present you are constructing: it should look like the future you are dreaming.”
- Alice Walker

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This Gathering is for You

Whether you are from the corporate world, non-profit community, education, or work independently, join us for 3 days in Hawaii for contemplative practices, great conversations, hiking, paddle boarding, swimming, and a chance to rest and recharge in a community of fellow changemakers.

If you work to create a better world and have always wanted to connect deeply with others who are doing the same… If you sometimes feel burnout and overwhelmed with modern life, and need time to renew refresh your resolve...

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“We can let the circumstances of our lives harden us so that we become increasingly resentful and afraid, or we can let them soften us and make us kinder and more open to what scares us. We always have this choice.”
- Pema Chödrön

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The Location

We will use the majestic Big Island of Hawaii as the backdrop for our conversations, with excursions and outdoor activities to better understand ourselves, the world we live in, and others from around the globe.

Should I Go?

If you work to create a better world and have always wanted to connect deeply with others who are doing the same…

If you sometimes feel burnout and overwhelmed with modern life, and need time to renew refresh your resolve...

Join us to:

You can expect to:

*All workshops, activities and meals are included in ticket price

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“Pursue some path, however narrow and crooked, in which you can walk with love and reverence.”
- Henry David Thoreau

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The Facilitators

Soren Gordhamer

Founder, Wisdom 2.0

Michelle Gale

Mindfulness Educator, Author, Executive Coach

Rich Fernandez

CEO, Search Inside Yourself

“When your mind calms, there’s room to hear more subtle things - that’s when your intuition starts to blossom and you start to see things more clearly."
- Steve Jobs

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Our Venue

The Wisdom 2.0 Retreat will be held on the Kohala Coast at the beautiful Fairmont Orchid hotel on the Big Island. An ideal location to enjoy natural surroundings while diving more deeply into conversations about our greater purposes in the world, and the intersects that exist in all of our efforts.

Most of the earth's climate zones are represented on the Big Island, from arid coastal and desert areas, to lush old-growth rainforests and alpine mountain slopes, presenting a wondrous diversity of landscape and experience.

The Big Island of Hawaii has long been known as the healing island. According to Hawaiian legends, Hawaii's Big Island is the home of Pele, the Hawaiian goddess of fire. The spirit of Pele has a way of cutting through blockages and bringing to light innermost yearnings.

“In order to understand the world, one has to turn away from it on occasion.”
- Albert Camus

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Questions & Answers

What is the cost?
$1,250 Non-Profit Early Bird
$1,600 Early Bird

For scholarship inquiries, please fill out the Scholarship application here.

What does the conference registration cover?
Entrance to this unique event, including breakfast, lunch, and dinner at the hotel Friday, Saturday and breakfast on Sunday.

What does it not include?
Travel, including airfare, and hotel room nights. You will be sent an email after you register with the choice of discounted room nights. You can select from a number of different room options that best serves you. If you want to share a room, we can help you connect with other attendees who also want to do so. Room rates begin at $219.

Which hotel can I stay at?
Fairmont Orchid on the Big Island. We have a discounted hotel block at the hotel. Please visit this link here. Please contact cat@wisdom2conference.com if you're interested in a room share.

Will you have scholarships?
Yes, we plan to have a limited amount of partial scholarships. Please fill out the Scholarship application here.

Who will I meet?
Last year, we had broad range of people from Twitter and Facebook to the Hawn Foundation to various finance professionals, consultants, non-profits, and education.  




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