Nov 10-12, 2024  |  Tempe, AZ
Now more than ever, facilities leaders and industry partners need to collaborate and share best practices to remain adaptable for the changes yet to come.

2023 Speakers Included

Check out who’s spoken at HEFF over the years…

The things we’re going to do…

Explore New Ideas

Explore Phoenix's Food Scene

Go On a Desert Jeep Tour

Go on Group Run/Walks

Evaluate New Partners

Take Part in Peer Roundtables

Enjoy Live Music

Make Meaningful Connections!

Topics we recently explored:

Utilizing Mass Timber Construction for Higher Ed Buildings

Ongoing Questions Around Space Utilization for Remote /Hybrid Work & the Return to the Office

Building Student Housing that Meets Students’ Needs & Sustainability Demands

How a New Focus on Student Wellness is Reshaping College Campuses

Capital Planning in an Inflationary Environment

Developing a Business Strategy for Facilities Management

AI Applications for Campus Security & Crime Prevention

The Rise of Multi-Purpose Megabuildings

Training and Developing Your Own Skilled Trade & Facilities Leadership Pipeline

Combatting the Deferred Maintenance Crisis Through Asset Optimization

How University Campuses Can Become Solar Farms

Developing a Mixed-Use Innovation District with Multiple Stakeholders

And much more!

Intimate and Carefully Curated


Limited to 225 industry leaders


Engage in meaningful conversations


Establish genuine relationships that take your business to the next level.


A Previous Event


One of the best conferences I’ve ever attended – nearly every presentation related to something we are dealing with right now on our college and university campuses.”

 Assistant Vice President for Facilities Management University of San Diego

Check out photos from HEFF ’23!

Where you’ll be

Omni Tempe Hotel at ASU  |  Tempe, AZ

Situated in Tempe’s newly revitalized downtown, guest rooms at the serene retreat are a cool contrast to the desert landscape beyond. Unwind on the expansive rooftop pool deck amid views of the city of Tempe, AZ. Located within walking distance of Arizona State University’s Tempe campus, Omni invites visitors, locals and university professionals to gather. Connect over everything this vibrant city has to offer from our downtown Tempe hotel, scenic hiking trails and the collegiate spirit of downtown Tempe.



NOV 10

12:00pm Welcome!

12:30pm Desert Jeep Tours

1:30pm Phoenix Food Tour

6:00pm Sunset Cocktail Reception

7:00pm Dinner + Keynote


NOV 11

6:00am Group Fitness

7:00am Breakfast

8:00am State of the Industry

9:00am Sourcing Session

10:30am Innovation Talks

11:30am Sourcing Session

12:30pm Networking Lunch

1:30pm Innovation Talks

2:30pm Sourcing Session

4:00pm Happy Hour +
Mastermind Roundtables

7:00pm Dinner Party


NOV 12

7:45am Breakfast

9:00am Innovation Talks

10:00am Sourcing Session

11:00am MasterMind Roundtables
(Bloody Mary + Mimosa Edition)

12:00pm Bon Voyage Brunch

1:00pm Optional ASU Campus Tour 

Wanna join us?


(Senior Facilities Leader)

Qualified facilities, design and construction leaders are welcome to attend the forum.



Partnering with HEFF is a great way to get your company in front of some of the nation’s top colleges and universities.


Who attends the event?
HEFF is by invitation-only and open to Higher Ed facilities leaders from the nation’s top colleges and universities and industry vendors.
I’m a facilities leader and would like to attend. How do I register and what's included?
Registration is $699 for qualified facilities leaders and includes 2 nights’ accommodation (Sunday and Monday), full meals (Sunday dinner – Tuesday lunch) and access to the entire program. Click here to request an invite.
I’m an industry vendor and would like to attend. How can I get involved?
Industry vendors can participate by becoming a Partner. Click here to submit a request and a member of our team will reach out shortly to discuss available options. 
Who will be speaking?
Our speaker line-up includes a wide range of industry experts who we’ll hear from in various settings such as panels, fireside chats and small group discussions. For the developing list, click here.
Can my spouse attend the events?
Your spouse is welcome to come along with you and enjoy the resort while you are at the event. You can register your spouse to attend the Monday night party once our Attendee portal is open. If space allows, we will open up the Sunday networking events to spouses the week prior to the event. Guest fees apply for both.
What is the dress code?
The entire event is casual (no suit or jacket required). We recommend bringing a sweater or light jacket for evening outdoor events and sessions that take place inside air-conditioned ballrooms.
What is your cancellation policy?
Registration is complimentary…what’s the catch?
There is no catch, but you must agree to our cancellation policy. Please read it closely below as there are fees if you cancel within a month of the event. This is because we are committing ($$) to your accommodations, meals and activities that are non-refundable to us within a month of the event. If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to ask us!
Cancellation Policy for Complimentary Registrations:
  • Less than 4 weeks prior to the event (Oct 13th, 2024) – cancellations received after this date are subject to a $499 cancellation fee. Fees will be waived if a suitable replacement from your organization is sent.
  • Less than 1 week prior to the event (Nov 3rd, 2024) – cancellations received after this date are subject to a $999 cancellation fee. Fees will be waived if a suitable replacement from your organization is sent.