Two Days of Engaging Events, Intriguing Excursions & Interactive Sessions

Worthshop 8 delivers engaging events, intriguing excursions & interactive sessions with a powerful lineup of speakers - with plenty of unstructured time for mixing with the industry’s best. Catamaran sailing, fireside chats, outdoor adventures and curated Hawaii Island experiences make this an atypical conference, allowing guests to exchange ideas with other industry professionals while enjoying one of Hawaii’s most legendary resort destinations.




Daily Breakdown

December 14
Excursions: 8-11:30am
Speaker Sessions: 1-5pm
Food Truck & Beachfront Cocktails: 6-8pm
Fireside Chat & Analog Party: 8-10pm

December 15
Excursions: 8-11:30am
Lunch: 11:30am-1pm
Speaker Sessions: 1-5pm
Beachfront Lu‘au & Music: 6-10pm
Wrap Party: 9pm-1am




A Lineup of Dynamic & Inspiring Industry Pros

At Worthshop 8’s keynotes and interactive sessions, industry influencers share valuable insights, expertise and cutting-edge thought leadership in the areas of marketing, technology, media, management, architecture, development & more. This year’s exciting lineup includes top execs from Zillow Group, Inman News and a host of captivating speakers who will get you revved up for 2019.




A Series of Intriguing Big Island Excursions and Experiences

Excursions are brought to you on a limited basis by our generous sponsors, and are offered separate from the standard ticket offering. VIP morning excursions are designed to bring attendees the very best of Hawaii Island and the Kohala Coast. Please note that not all excursions are available to all attendees.




Moonlit Musical Performances, Fireside Chats & Dancing Under the Stars

We’ve incorporated plenty of time for mingling with industry pros at Worthshop 8. Evening events take advantage of the exceptional venue, grounds and beachside location of the legendary Mauna Kea Beach Hotel. Rolling great lawns, oceanside soirées, musical performances, local ingredients, Hawaiian trade winds and a canopy of lush trees showcase this spectacular location along the edge of the calm Kauna‘oa Bay. More than just a conference, Worthshop 8 delivers fun, entertainment, unique performances and intriguing fireside chats about everything under the stars.




On-Site Art Experiences Featuring Two Local Artists

To help give Worthshop attendees a sense of place and to enhance their stay, we’ve arranged for a series of on-site art experiences at the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, featuring two local artists presented by Tiffany’s Art Agency, located in nearby Hawi. A pop-up gallery and demonstration by local printmaker Andrea Pro is available to all Worthshop attendees in the hotel’s Lloyd Sexton Gallery from 9 to noon each morning. On the hotel’s beautiful grounds, local artist and plein air landscape painter Christian Enns can be found outside working with his brushes and canvas.




Iconic, Mid-Century M

odern Resort

The Mauna Kea Beach Hotel is an iconic, mid-century modern resort located on the sunny Kohala Coast of the Big Island of Hawaii. Enjoy beach walks, moonlight star gazing, swimming, snorkeling, hiking, SUPing, sipping, surfing, world-class golf, sumptuous spa treatments and fine dining at one of Hawaii’s most legendary resort destinations.