Hello, BluSky Nation! Our annual operations retreat is scheduled for June 14-16, 2023, at Live! By Loews in beautiful Arlington, TX! Our theme is “We Stand for Safety”.

This page is your single source for all details about this retreat – check back regularly for updates and new info!

Dallas, TX

Live! By Loews

1600 E Randol Mill Road

Arlington, TX 76011

682.277.4900

 

TRAVEL

  • Please schedule your flights to and from Dallas as soon as possible through Corporate Travel: [email protected] or 800.203.6543.
  • Your incoming flight on June 14 must arrive no later than 12noon.
  • There will be breakfast and grab and go lunch provided on Friday as the retreat concludes, and your outgoing flight should not leave prior to 2:00pm on Friday, June 16th.
  • You will use a ride share or hotel shuttle to and from the hotel. No rental cars are approved during this retreat – if you rent a vehicle the cost will be your personal responsibility.

LODGING

  • BluSky will coordinate all hotel accommodations directly with the hotel.
  • You will share a room with one other member of the BluSky operations team.
  • The time submit your requested roommate closed on Friday, May 5th. 

AGENDA 

Wednesday, June 14: Noon arrival

3:00 – 4:15pm – Welcome, State of the State, and Strategic Initiatives

4:15pm – 5:00pm – Safety Culture

5:30pm – 6:30pm – Welcome Reception and on-site Happy Hour

6:30pm – 8:30pm – Dinner on-site

9:30pm – Bar closes


Thursday, June 15:

Morning

7:00am – 8:00am – Breakfast

8:00am – 8:10am – Kickoff the day with Tony Bennett

8:10am – 9:00am – Culture, Learning, and Development with Chuck Lane, Simone Kelley, and Crystal Hodel

*For former Mammoth and ARS Employees: 8:10am – 9:00am Meeting with Drew Bisping, CEO

9:00am – 9:10am – Breakout Introduction with Tony Bennett and Chuck Lane. Please note that the Setting Up a Project for Safety Success session is mandatory, so please ensure you register for one of the four offered times.

9:10 – 9:30 – Break

 

Session 1 – 9:30am – 10:15am

Please sign up for one of the following

Safe and Proper Use of Electronic Lifts

Microsoft Scheduling 

Asbestos Awareness 

Setting Up a Project for Safety Success 

Program Work: Increasing Profit Margins and Making More Money 

PSA – Restoration (MIT, Environmental, Program) 

 

Session 2 – 10:35am – 11:20am 

Please sign up for one of the following

Fall Protection 

Healthcare Containment Set Up 

Asbestos Awareness

Setting Up a Project for Safety Success

T&M Training

PSA – Rebuild and Commercial Roofing

 

Session 3 – 11:40am – 12:25pm 

Please sign up for one of the following 

Safe and Proper Use of Electronic Lifts 

Microsoft Scheduling 

Asbestos Awareness

Setting Up a Project for Safety Success 

Program Work – Increasing Profit Margins and Making More Money 

PSA – Restoration (MIT, Environmental, Program)

 

Afternoon

12:30pm – 1:30pm – Lunch

 

Session 4 – 1:30pm – 2:15pm 

Please sign up for one of the following

Fall Protection

Healthcare Containment Set Up

Asbestos Awareness 

Setting Up a Project for Safety Success

T&M Training

PSA: Rebuild and Commercial Roofing

 

2:15pm – 2:45pm – Break

2:45pm – 3:10pm – A Localized Event Happens – Now What? How To Seek Support from the National Team

3:10pm – 3:30pm – Procurement, Here to Help, and Intro to Vendors

3:30pm – 5:30pm – Vendor and Department Trade Show

 

Evening 

5:30pm – 6:00pm – Shuttle to Cowboys Stadium

6:00pm – 8:00pm – Happy Hour and Dinner

8:00pm – 10:30pm – Fun event at Miller Lite Field


Friday, June 16: 

7:00am – 8:00am – Breakfast

8:00am – 9:00am – Finance for Success with the Finance Team

9:00am – 9:15am – Employee Referrals and State of the Labor Market with Natalie VanWinkle and Dan Flanagan

9:15am – 9:45am – Asbestos Awareness

9:45am – 10:15am – Break

10:15am – 10:35am – What role does Marketing play in Operations? Lisa Tran and team

10:35am – 11:00am – What does customer service look like?  Dan Flanagan

11:00am – Closing

11:30am – Check out

11:30am – 12:30pm – Grab and go lunch