2018 San Diego Executive Retreat Articles

Team One Wins The Executive Game in San Diego  (Published CD 06/2018)

When we debuted The Executive Game as a novel, immersive learning experience at the CD Executive Retreat in San Diego (with lots of help from our friends at Strategy Leaders who created the original game), we knew it’d bring out everyone’s ultra-competitive sides.

We just didn’t know exactly how a game built on the foundation of planning out a five-year exit strategy would get our eight teams fighting for victory.


Going Back to Cali Made Our Fourth Retreat a Winner  (Published CD 06/2018)

For our fourth retreat, Chauffeur Driven went back to Cali May 6-8 and brought along nearly 190 industry professionals for a few days of networking, education, and falling in love with San Diego from the shoreline to the skyline.

We had a lot of sponsors whose generosity helped make this spectacular event happen, including Platinum Sponsors Grech Motors and Ford-Lincoln Limousine and Livery Vehicles.


Get Ready for Top-Notch Education in America’s Finest City  (Published CD 02/2018)

The countdown to the 2018 Chauffeur Driven Executive Retreat is officially down to the double-digits, and we’re excited to be putting the finishing touches on the industry’s biggest event of the spring.

Previous attendees know that our retreats offer an opportunity to network in an intimate environment to facilitate connections and conversations you can’t always find at a trade show. Plus, you’ll have plenty of chances to dig into the best-kept secrets and local favorites in our host city while getting some world-class education ...


Get an Aerial View of Your Company and San Diego at the 2018 CD Retreat  (Published CD 12/2017)

As dropping temperatures bear down on most of us in the northern hemisphere, you can stay warm by letting your mind wander ahead to thoughts of spring—like when the 2018 Chauffeur Driven Retreat heads to San Diego from May 6-8.

One of the hallmarks of our retreats is the opportunity for truly intimate networking, as it’s limited to 200 operators. This ensures that you get quality face time with your industry peers, many of whom are among the most well-known names in the game ...


Going Back to Cali: 2018 CD Executive Retreat Heads to San Diego  (Published CD 11/2017)

When we asked the industry where our Executive Retreats should take place over the next few years, California emerged as the clear victor, with San Francisco and San Diego leading the pack. And after the great time everyone had in The City by the Bay this past June, we knew we had to get back to the West Coast as soon as possible ...



2017 Orlando Show Articles

The CD Show Electrifies in Orlando with Quality Education and Networking (Published CD 12/2017)

It was a triumphant return to the Sunshine State this past October 22-25 when nearly 1,700 attendees, exhibitors, and guests joined us at the magnificent, all-under-one-roof Gaylord Palms in Kissimmee, Florida. The fantastic four-day event was filled with everything that the Chauffeur Driven Show is famous for: tons of networking, quality education, a spectacular show floor, and sensational nightlife events. A huge thank you to all who joined us in Florida, and a special thank you to all of our generous sponsors, including Title Sponsors ­Ford-Lincoln Limousine and Livery Vehicles and Grech Motors ...


The 2017 CD Show Gets Ready to Land in Orlando (Published CD 09/2017)

As autumn’s approach signals the return of business as usual, you don’t have to start packing up your summer gear just yet: Instead, enjoy the best of both worlds when the 2017 Chauffeur Driven Show returns to The Sunshine State October 22-25. Many thanks to all of our sponsors for making this event possible, especially Title Sponsors Ford-Lincoln Limousine and Livery Vehicles and Grech Motors ...


The CD Show Offers Returning Favorites and a Glimpse Into the Future This Fall (Published CD 08/2017)

Join us for four days of world-class learning, networking, and fun as the Chauffeur Driven Show returns to the Sunshine State this October 22-25. We’re thrilled to bring our show to Orlando, a city continually recognized as a top destination for professional meetings and conventions. And with our show floor, seminars, nightlife, and accommodations all held under one roof at the exquisite Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center, this year’s show promises to be our best yet ...


Another Brick in Your Wall: The 2017 CD Show Builds Business IQ With Hours of Education  (Published CD 07/2017)

Now that our Executive Retreat has wrapped up—be sure to check out the post-event article and picture gallery in our next issue—we’re hard at work preparing all the details of the 2017 Chauffeur Driven Show, scheduled for an October 22-25 return to the Sunshine State. We’ve chosen the stunning Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in Orlando—a destination unto itself ...


Sneak Peek: The 2017 CD Show Is Coming to Orlando  (Published CD 06/2017)

We’re heading back to the sunshine state this fall for the 2017 Chauffeur Driven Show, scheduled for October 22-25 at the spectacular Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center. Our show, exclusively sponsored by Ford-Lincoln Limousine and Livery Vehicles and Grech Motors, is where you will find all of the exclusive events that you want: Our Operator Mentoring Program, Benchmark Breakouts, Affiliate Central Global Partner Forum, and so much more. But rest assured, we have quite a few surprises for you this year that we know you’ll love. We’ve saved the best for last: Everything—our seminars, the show floor, all of our events, and the guest rooms—is completely under one roof! ...




2017 San Francisco Executive Retreat Articles

We Left Our Hearts in San Francisco for Our 3rd Annual Executive Retreat (Published CD 08/2017)

It’s our third and it’s still a charm! Nearly 220 industry professionals, spouses, and sponsors joined us in the City by the Bay for our latest Executive Retreat. Held June 25-28 at the newly refreshed Hotel Nikko in Union Square, the event was jam-packed with education, networking, and oh-so-much fun as we cruised the bay, learned from leading industry and business experts, and enjoyed sipping on wine during our Napa day trip. The event was made possible by all of our generous sponsors, including Platinum Sponsors Grech Motors and Ford-Lincoln Limousine and Livery Vehicles. ...




Refocus, Recharge, and Renew in San Francisco (Published CD 05/2017)

Are you ready for the perfect summer getaway that will also greatly benefit your business? Join us in fabulous San Francisco for our Executive Retreat this June 25-28 where you can experience education, close-knit networking, nightlife, and Napa. Our third annual retreat is possible thanks to our generous sponsors, including Platinum level Grech Motors and Ford-Lincoln Limousine & Livery Vehicles

For months we have been sharing all of the cool deets about what makes our retreat a fabulous experience for the 200 operators who will join us. Your $799 pass includes so much ...




The CD Executive Retreat Is Your Bridge To Networking, Nightlife, and Napa (Published CD 04/2017)

Spring has officially sprung, inching us that much closer to our Executive Retreat in gorgeous San Francisco this June 25-28. Attendees still can’t stop talking about our previous retreats in New Orleans and Nashville, and this year’s promises to be even better, thanks to all our generous sponsors including Platinum sponsors Grech Motors and Ford-Lincoln Limousine and Livery Vehicles. This will be just what you need to refocus, recharge, and renew the passion for your business.

If you’ve been to one of our events, you already know that we’re not satisfied with just delivering show-stopping education and next-level networking: We also aim to really show you the town and infuse our events with the local vibe ...




CD Retreat Will Deliver Exceptional Value—All Venues Have Been Finalized (Published E-News 03/2017)

By now, you know that a Chauffeur Driven Retreat will deliver world-class education and networking opportunities wrapped in an unforgettable city experience. This June 25-28 join us at the Hotel Nikko in San Francisco for an unparalleled event. The full pass is priced at just $799, thanks in part to all of our sponsors, including Platinum Sponsors Grech Motors and Ford-Lincoln Limousine & Livery Vehicles. Here is just a bit of what’s included in that price tag…

Kicking off the retreat in style, retreat goers will be able to network the night away at our Opening Reception Sunday. You can live it up at the posh Starlight Room, located at the penthouse level of the Sir Francis Drake hotel. Name your drink while you dine on hot hors d’ourves, prime rib, and roast turkey in this icon of San Francisco nightlife ...




Compelling and Focused Education is on the Docket for Our Executive Retreat (Published CD 03/2017)

San Francisco is just one of those places that exudes an effortlessly cool vibe, one where you’re instantly relaxed and energized at the same time. That’s why we’re thrilled that it’s the destination city for our third annual Executive Retreat, scheduled for June 25-28 at the Hotel Nikko in the heart of Union Square, and sponsored by Grech Motors and Ford-Lincoln Limousine & Livery Vehicles. Could there be a groovier time to visit the City by the Bay than during the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love?

Integrating the distinct ambiance and flavor of our host city into our education, networking, and evening events has always been the goal of our Executive Retreat, and there will be plenty of opportunities to get to know—or become reacquainted with—San Francisco ...




By Popular Demand: The 2017 Executive Retreat Heads to San Francisco (Published CD 02/2017)

It was your choice: When we asked the industry where our next retreat should take place—after absolutely crushing it in Nashville and New Orleans—you picked San Francisco as our destination. There is much to love about the City by the Bay: The Golden Gate Bridge, breathtaking vistas, historic sites like Fisherman’s Wharf and Alcatraz, the iconic skyline that often peeks through the fog.

Join us June 25-28 for the third annual Chauffeur Driven Executive Retreat (Platinum Sponsors Grech Motors and Ford-Lincoln Limousine and Livery Vehicles), held at the newly renovated and lushly appointed Hotel Nikko, located in Union Square—the city’s culture and arts center. For only $799, operators of all sizes are invited to network like pro, learn like a boss, and enjoy the spoils of San Francisco during our city-inspired evening events like a king (or queen!) ...