JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa

February 26-28, 2020

JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa

February 26-28, 2020
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2020 Activities

Our afternoon at HD Summit is dedicated to optional networking in a structured, but unorthodox, way. Best of all, you will share the experience with clients, peers, and colleagues. Get to know them in small group settings and one-to-one. After all, people want to do business with people they know and trust.

2020 activities to be announced soon.
In the meantime, see what activities we enjoyed at HD Summit 2019!

18 Holes of Golf
12:30 pm – 5:00 pm


Nestled in a quiet corner west of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Grande Oaks Golf Club boasts a pristine 18-hole, par 71 golf course that measures 6,680 yards to the tips. The course was designed, and recently renovated, by the legendary golfer Raymond Floyd.

The recent renovation made use of Celebration grass on the tees and fairways and Tift Eagle grass on the greens. Celebration grass has more surface area, making it more player friendly, while Tift Eagle is an ultra-dwarf grass allowing for superior greens play. This private Florida golf club is also home to where “Caddyshack” was filmed!

Note: Limited spaces are available. Club rental is an additional fee.

Recommended attire: Golf attire is required at this private club.

12:30 pm – 4:30 pm


An unforgettable Atlantic Ocean excursion awaits you aboard a state of the art catamaran as it sets sail to a tropical reef destination. Once at the reef, you can sip a cool beverage, soak up the sun, and have the opportunity to see coral formations, exotic marine life and colorful tropical fish up close and personal. Time at the reef is approximately 1 hour, and the trip includes beer, wine, soft drinks, snorkel equipment, and instruction.

Recommended attire: Bathing suit, sunglasses, and sunscreen.

1:00 pm – 4:30 pm


Spice up the afternoon with a fun, educational, and a scrumptious meal as you slice and dice your way through classic local recipes. Once you’re done, sit and enjoy the fruits of your labor!

Menu: Start off this delicious Latin menu with Shrimp and Mango Ceviche, followed by Cubanitas ”Media Noche” with black beans and plantains and complimented by traditional Cuban sugar cookies with guava and a pineapple mojito!

Recommended attire: Comfortable attire and closed toed shoes. Hair must be pulled back or up for sanitation reasons.

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm


South Florida’s “Gold Coast” is known for its many beautiful homes and yachts all linked by the hallmark waterways. This Water Taxi excursion allows you to see the Ft. Lauderdale from a unique perspective. You’ll see the best of the city on a guided tour as the water taxi cruises past many of these sites. The owners of these homes and yachts reads like a “who’s who” list and the multi-million dollar real estate prices are testimony to the areas exclusive appeal. Unlimited wine, beer, and soft drinks included, as well as a sampling of tasty canapés.

Recommended attire: Casual attire, comfortable shoes, light jacket/sweater and sunblock recommended.

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm


Starting at the edge of the historic Everglades and meandering all the way to the Atlantic Ocean, the Oleta River offers a fascinating array of stories and vistas. Discover native plants and marine species on a river that has seen the likes of Tequesta Indians, pioneer settlers, and bootleggers. The route you’ll take explores the State Park along the river and its successful ecological restoration, the Intracoastal Waterway marking the border between high-rise development and the pristine mangrove forests surrounding the river, and finally the river itself, which offers a glimpse of wild Florida. Keep your eyes peeled for local wildlife like herons, spoonbills, ospreys, and the occasional manatee and dolphin.

Tour interpretation by guide starts and ends at the hotel.
Guests will be paired up on comfortable, stable, sit-upon tandem kayaks.
Recommended attire: Bathing suit, quick dry shorts, sunglasses and sunscreen.

12:30 pm – 5:30 pm


Enjoy the view of beaches and blue serene waters meeting the sky as you make way to the Atlantic Ocean. At sea, you’ll have a chance at catching a variety of fish such as Shark, Grouper, Cobia, Barracuda, Mackerel, Amberjack, Jewfish, Permit, Pompano and Snapper. This half day charters goes 8 to 20 miles into the ocean. All vessels also come with shaded areas to protect you from the sun, private bathroom facilities and comfortable seating. Water, soda, beer, and dry snacks included.

Recommended attire: Casual attire, comfortable shoes, light jacket/sweater and sunblock recommended.

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm


Learn about modern, contemporary, and international art at Miami’s flagship art museum, the Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM), designed by Herzog & de Mueron. Exhibitions highlight Miami’s diverse community and pivotal geographic location at the crossroads of the Americas. In addition to exploring the galleries, you can enjoy waterfront dining at Verde restaurant; shop a unique selection of art books, furnishings and handmade items at the museum’s gift store; and take in the spectacular views of Biscayne Bay and the elaborate hanging gardens. The tour introduces you to the museum’s architecture and key works of art.

Recommended attire: Casual attire, comfortable shoes and light jacket/sweater recommended.

12:30 pm – 4:30 pm


Experience the Florida Everglades with a 60 minute airboat tour guided by one of our experienced captains. You’ll catch a glimpse of endangered wildlife as you skim across the glassy water and hear tales of how the Seminole and panther once coexisted in this lush wilderness.

Recommended attire: Casual attire, comfortable shoes, light jacket/sweater and sunblock recommended.

12:30 pm – 5:00 pm


Overlooking a wide expanse of Biscayne Bay, the Vizcaya Museum and Gardens provides a window to both the history of Miami, graced by the villa since its completion in 1916, and the Italian Renaissance, represented in the museum’s architecture. This 28-acre complex, including a native mangrove and formal Italian gardens was the winter residence of American industrialist James Deering. The house has 34 rooms that display fine period furniture and accessories from the Renaissance through the neoclassic periods.

Recommended attire: Casual attire, comfortable shoes and light jacket/sweater recommended.

12:30 pm – 4:30 pm


Dine your way through favorite local restaurants, savoring the cuisine of some of the most talented chefs in Wynwood with tastings at five different stops. You will hear the stories behind the creation of Wynwood, its history, and the people who helped create the largest outdoor museum in the world. Discover massive and enchanting murals, visit galleries, and learn about the different styles of graffiti art. Along the way, you’ll experience the works of artists RETNA, Ron English, Aiko, NUNCA, and more.

Recommended attire: Casual attire, comfortable shoes and sunglasses.