What do groups do when they come to 1440? Organizations and companies that gather at 1440 for meetings, retreats or social consciousness movements are required to schedule some form of learning as part of their itinerary. 1440 has a group programming department to organize private Signature Classes and learning experiences to include teambuilding activities, guided nature walks, movement classes or creative expression activities. For more information regarding our signature group classes please call (888) 727-1440. What do groups do when they come to 1440?
How does 1440 define a "group"? A group is defined as a gathering of people (typically 10 people or more for two nights or more) that wish to organize a private learning experience or Rest & Renewal gathering unrelated to an existing faculty workshop program. This can be an organization, corporate event or social gathering where you wish to create your own schedule provided that a mission-aligned learning experience is part of your plan. How does 1440 define a "group"?
Can I bring a private group or event to 1440 Multiversity?
Can I bring a private group or event to 1440 Multiversity? Yes, provided that your organization and/or company is mission-aligned and is willing to meet 1440's learning requirements. 1440 welcomes group, meetings, conferences, retreats and social consciousness movements to our campus with pre-approved learning elements that are part of their itinerary. 1440 has a group programming department that will help qualify and organize your needs to meet all campus learning requirements, to include private Signature Class learning experiences; mission-aligned team building activities; guided hikes and group movement classes; or group creative expression activities to name a few. Can I bring a private group or event to 1440 Multiversity?
What size event constitutes a group? A group is defined as a gathering of people (typically 10 or more) that wishes to organize a private learning experience unrelated to an existing faculty workshop program. This can be an organization, corporate event, retreat, leadership training or social gathering where you wish to create your own schedule provided that a mission-aligned learning experience is part of your plan. What size event constitutes a group?
What is the educational requirement of my organization to book a private group or event at 1440?
What is the educational requirement of my organization to book a private group or event at 1440? Part of the inquiry process for booking a private group or event at 1440 requires answering a series of questions to determine the mission-aligned outcome of your visit to campus. Generally speaking, you must engage in a mission-aligned learning experience (corporate consciousness, leadership training, organizational wellness, professional development, mindfulness, social justice, Signature Class participation, etc.) as part of your stay. 1440 is always willing to partner with you to infuse elements into your event agenda that will help inspire and enrich the world or to create hope for living well for your participants. For more information and assistance in creating collaborative communities, organizations, workplaces or social consciousness, contact our group department at [email protected]. What is the educational requirement of my organization to book a private group or event at 1440?
Are my attendees required to share rooms? Not at all. While 1440 does offer a variety of room types that have two beds, each company or organization contracts their own needs and housing requirements based on the inventory of rooms available at the time the agreement is signed. Any questions regarding housing options by your attendees will be directed back to the organizational contact who signs the agreement. 1440 will answer basic questions related to the types of rooms available that were contracted. Are my attendees required to share rooms?
Do you offer team-building activities and custom class offerings for groups?
Can I participate in a program workshop while attending my private group event on campus? Private group attendees may register for a program before or after their private event; however, they are not allowed to access a program workshop classroom they are not registered for. Learning experiences at 1440 are immersive so partial participation in any class or program is not permitted. 1440 staff and faculty monitor attendance throughout each workshop and any non-registered guest identified as participating in any part of a workshop will automatically be assessed the full published tuition fee. Can I participate in a program workshop while attending my private group event on campus?
Can I provide private meals and events to my group?
Can I provide private meals and events to my group? Yes; however, there will be an additional cost. 1440's standard services include all meals which are prepared and served in Kitchen Table for all guests on campus to encourage social conversation and networking among all program participants. Meals for private events are possible in separate venues with advance notice for additional fees, based on availability. 1440 is a nonprofit organization operating from a single location with limited resources (versus a hotel) so please provide ample time to plan and arrange any private event(s) as many considerations must be evaluated in terms of venue, staffing, equipment, menu planning, etc. Can I provide private meals and events to my group?
How does 1440 assign meeting rooms and event spaces? 1440's goal is to optimize the number of visitors to campus to expose as many individuals to the opportunity to learn as possible. Therefore, classrooms are assigned according to the final number of participants in each class and the requirements outlined by the faculty regarding equipment and supplies needed for each classroom. Some of our classrooms are also equipped with recording and streaming capability, so please be sure to outline your requirements to be assigned to the indoor or outdoor classroom that is best suited to meet your needs. Additional charges are assessed for the use of learning spaces for private events. How does 1440 assign meeting rooms and event spaces?
Why is 1440 a nonprofit? 1440 Multiversity is a 501(c)3 learning destination that supports the 1440 Foundation - the grantmaking arm of 1440 Multiversity committed to creating hope for living well. Unlike a hotel that operates for profit, all proceeds collected by 1440 are re-invested back into the mission work of the organization through a scholarship and grant program to aid those in need. 1440 Multiversity also believes in community building and advocacy work, so a portion of all packages sold support programs such as Healing Our Healthcare Heroes and feeding food-insecure families in our local community. Why is 1440 a nonprofit?
Do you partner with travel agencies, meeting planners, and other commission-based business models?
Do you partner with travel agencies, meeting planners, and other commission-based business models? As a nonprofit organization, 1440 may only serve those who are registered to learn. We are restricted from engaging in any commission-based business models due to our 501(c)(3) status. 1440 welcomes support from any organization who is willing to contribute to our mission work; however, we do not engage in business transactions structured via commission-based payments. Any organization that engages or works with a third-party intermediary must pay for those services directly - 1440 cannot distribute such payments. Do you partner with travel agencies, meeting planners, and other commission-based business models?
Can you help me plan content for my event? Yes. 1440 specializes in helping a group or organization build a content-rich curriculum with elements of social consciousness, mindfulness, integrated health, authentic leadership and more. Please contact our group programming team for information regarding the integration of our 1440 Leadership Center fellows and other resources. Can you help me plan content for my event?
Does 1440 have their own content for my group? Yes. 1440 offers an authentic leadership course called "True North Leadership" which may be customized for your group or organization. This course is pre-planned, contains all the curriculum and is easy to coordinate for any group or organization that wishes to build and enhance their program through the 1440 Leadership Center. For more information, contact [email protected]. Does 1440 have their own content for my group?
Do my local attendees have the option to drive in during my program instead of spending the night?
Do my local attendees have the option to drive in during my program instead of spending the night? Yes. 1440 learning packages are designed to be immersive experiences which means they include overnight accommodations. However, in special cases there is flexibility for some of your attendees to commute to and from your program provided they are registered as "Day Delegates." Day Delegates are provided with a slightly discounted package price; however, there is no option to do so by meal period and all Day Delegates must attend your full program, pay for all meals and participate in all planned learning experiences - the number of Day Delegates is typically restricted to no more than 10 percent of your total expected attendance. Do my local attendees have the option to drive in during my program instead of spending the night?
How do I get my private event listed on the 1440.org website?
How do I get my private event listed on the 1440.org website? 1440 does not publish or list for-profit private events on our public website. However, private landing pages may be created for your event (for a fee) provided enough time to consult and complete the work is appropriate. Groups or private events that contract for overnight accommodations will be provided with a private link that can be accessed from the "Book Now" button on the 1440.org website for a more seamless reservation process. In such cases, a group attendee would enter an exclusive code created for the group by 1440 which will take them to a booking page specific to your group. This private code will be available and active up to 30 days prior to your group arrival before being deactivated. How do I get my private event listed on the 1440.org website?