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  • When is the Executive Leadership Retreat?
    • The retreat will be held Monday, September 20, 2021. through Friday, September 24, 2021.
  • Where will the institute be held?
    • The Executive Leadership Retreat will be held at The Wyndham Gettysburg in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
  • Who attends the institute?
    • The institute gathers together the industry’s greatest innovators, a team of expert faculty, and the country’s top health and human service executives. Read more here.


  • How do I register?
    • You can register by phone by calling the OPEN MINDS Education Events team at 717-334-1329 or 877-350-6463. Regular business hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm EDT or by clicking HERE.
  • What does the institute registration include?
    • Your retreat registration includes
      • Access to all institute sessions
      • Handouts and presentations from all sessions
      • Breakfast and networking receptions
  • Will I receive confirmation of my registration?
    • Yes, you will receive a confirmation email from the OPEN MINDS Education Events team. The email will ask you to review the information that will appear on your attendee badge, and list any other pertinent information related to the institute.
  • What is your cancellation/substitution policy?
    • Requests for refunds must be received in writing at least 30 days prior to an event and are subject to an administrative charge of $50. No refund will be made less than 30 days prior to an event or for complimentary registrations. Substitute enrollment for another OPEN MINDS event on another date will be accepted for an administrative fee of $25, plus the difference in registration fees. An alternate individual may attend in place of a registered attendee at no charge. Requests for refunds are not accepted for group purchases. Unused registrations for a particular event will be added to a group registration subscription for the organization to use for an alternate OPEN MINDS event within one (1) calendar year from the date of purchase. OPEN MINDS reserves the right to use any photos or video footage from OPEN MINDS events for future marketing materials.
  • Are there scholarships available?
    • A select number of scholarships and volunteer opportunities are available. If you are interested, please contact our Executive Education Events team by e-mail at or by telephone at (877) 350-6463.

At The Event

  • How do I register once I get to the institute?
    • The OPEN MINDS Executive Leadership Retreat will be held on the first floor of the Wyndham Gettysburg Hotel, Gettysburg, PA. Follow signs to the registration table.
    • If you have any difficulty, all OPEN MINDS staff will be wearing a blue name badge and will be able to assist you.
    • Registration will begin at 8:00am on Monday, September 20. At the registration desk, you will receive a name badge, program guide, and a variety of materials from our sponsors.
  • Where can I get handouts from the presentations?
    • Handouts and presentations will be available to all attendees. The presentations will be posted online during the institute. The link to the presentations will be included in the attendee program guide and will be e-mailed to all attendees after the event.
  • Where can I get an updated agenda for the institute?
  • How can I learn more about the event sponsors?
    • There will be handouts from each sponsor and exhibitor in the attendee bags that you receive at registration. You can learn more about all of our sponsors and exhibitors online at
  • I couldn’t attend the institute, can I still get copies of the presentations?
    • All handouts, presentations, and materials from the sessions are available to Elite OPEN MINDS Circle members. After the institute, the presentations will be posted on the event website and in the OPEN MINDS Circle Library. To become an Elite OPEN MINDS Circle member, visit or call an OPEN MINDS Circle Account Executive at 717-334-1329 or 877-350-6463.
    • You can also follow OPEN MINDS on Twitter @openmindscircle for live updates from the event.
    • Pictures and updates from the event can also be found on the OPEN MINDS’ Facebook page.