This retreat is for the CEO who:

  • Has been in business for at least 5 years for yourself as a Coach or Consultant
  • Is an expert at what you do, and you have specific results that speak to your brilliance
  • Has scored at least 50 points or higher on The Business Expansion Scorecard (Take the Scorecard assessment here.)
  • Is eager to expand your business vision and impact, and excited to bring your next phase of business to life
  • Ready to nourish your body and soul in a destination experience.
  • Thrilled at the idea of getting together with like-minded CEOs who will support you and your growth.

Testimonials from past retreat guests:

Please note: This retreat was rebranded (and used to be called “Emerge”). This is why you will hear past guests refer to “The Emerge Retreat” below.


What’s Included:

  • 4 nights/5 days in a beautiful destination
  • 1 Pre-Retreat Session and 2 Post-Retreat Sessions (virtual via Zoom)
  • All on-location sessions, Curiosity Labs, and Peer Mastermind Circles
  • A 1:1 Business Expansion Session with Shannon
  • A local cultural excursion/activity (this is optional-you can participate if you’d like!)
  • Private bedroom
  • Welcome dinner and closing dinner, as well as brunch and daily snacks.
M. Shannon Hernandez


M. Shannon Hernandez is ALL ABOUT THAT JOY in life and biz—and specifically is known around the globe for her Joyful Marketing Methodology. She works with established coaches and consultants—teaching them how to grow a profitable business they love--where abundant time off is non-negotiable. Shannon has been featured on CBS, ABC, The Boston Globe, The Huffington Post, FOX, and NBC. She is a world-renowned Joyful Business Growth Strategist with over 25 years in award-winning curriculum design and is a master trainer and teacher.