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.

Speaker Lineup Coming in Spring!

The things we’re going to do…

Explore New Ideas

Play Golf

Enjoy Live Music

Go for Group Run/Walks

Dine Around Austin

Evaluate New Partners

Join Peer Roundtables

Reconnect with Industry Friends!

Topics we’ve recently discussed

Federal Funding Opportunities for School Facilities

The Net Zero School

Increasing Access to the Outdoors for Better Learning Outcomes

How to Develop, and Fund, a 50-Year Plan for Your District

Improving the Safety and Security of Education Spaces

Creating a Pro-Social Learning Environment Through Trauma-Informed Design

Tackling Challenges in Workforce Recruitment & Retention

Strategies for Making Facilities More Resilient to Extreme Weather Events

Accessing Energy Efficiency Grants to Make Necessary Upgrades

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


It’s very difficult for us to go through multiple meetings with different vendors throughout our busy schedule. So I think it’s great that here we’re able to sit one on one with these folks at the conference.”

 Executive Director Planning & Innovative Schools Construction, El Paso ISD 

View photos from the ’22 K12 Facilities Forum!

Where you’ll be


Nestled on 405 acres along the Lower Colorado River, the resort provides a relaxing getaway, just 20 minutes from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. Wind down the lazy river at Crooked River Waterpark, tee off from the award-winning 18-hole golf course, or enjoy thefire pits and make s’mores—there’s something for everyone here.

Sample Schedule


NOV 12

12:00pm Welcome!

12:30pm Networking Activities:
Golf Outing -or- Austin Food & Brewery Tour

6:00pm Sunset Cocktail Reception

7:00pm Dinner + Keynote


NOV 13

6:00am Group Fitness

7:00am Breakfast

8:00am State of the Industry

9:00am Sourcing Session

10:00am Innovation Talks

11:00am 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 14

7:45am Breakfast

9:00am Innovation Talks

10:00am Sourcing Session

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

12:00pm Bon Voyage Brunch

Wanna join us?


(Senior Facilities Leader)

Qualified facilities leaders attend at no cost. The invite includes accommodations for two nights, full meals and access to all networking excursions.



Partnering with the K12FF is a great way to get your company in front of the nation’s top school districts and the top minds in K12 facilities.


When and where does the event take place?

November 12-14, 2023 at the Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort in Austin, TX.

Who attends the event?

The K12 Facilities Forum is by invitation-only and open to facilities & operations leaders from the nation’s top school districts and industry vendors.

I’m a facilities leader and would like to attend. How do I register and what's included?

Registration is complimentary for qualified executives 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. 

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 14th, 2023) – 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 4th, 2023) – 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.
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.