The Founder's Circle Summit

Date: June 3-6, 2024

Location: Sonoma, CA

The Founder’s Circle Summit is back this June 3-6, 2024!

This year’s Founder’s Circle Summit is an invite-only event in Sonoma, California for the Top 20 companies in the Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate network ranked by units and volume. The Founder’s Circle Summit is an exciting opportunity to celebrate leading BHGRE companies for their outstanding performance to network, share insights, and celebrate their many achievements in an incredible place.

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Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn and Spa
100 Boyes Blvd
Sonoma, CA 95476

Located just minutes from downtown Sonoma and surrounded by countless world renowned wineries, Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa is the ultimate repose after a day of wine tasting.  Enjoy seasonally inspired dining at one of the Inn's many restaurants, or get outside and play at Sonoma Golf Club.  The very best of Sonoma is right at your fingertips.


Monday, June 3

Tuesday, June 4

Wednesday, June 5

Thursday, June 6

*Locations & timing vary by activity


We’ve planned an exciting lineup for Founder’s Circle Summit, ensuring a dynamic and engaging experience for all.
Click on the >> Founder’s Circle Summit Activities page to explore the detailed activities we have planned.
Deadline for activity sign up is May 17.



A three night stay at the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn and Spa is included in this year’s Founder’s Circle Summit.  The event dates are arrival on Monday, June 3 and departure on Thursday, June 6.


Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate provides a $1,200 travel per company towards your air and ground travel expenses. We recommend booking your air travel at the same time you complete your RSVP. The per diem will be paid post event.


To secure your spot at The Founder’s Circle Summit, please complete your RSVP information below by April 15.

Questions?  Please email

Trip Details

Entitlements for the Founder's Circle Summit Include:

*Two (2) attendees per company, regardless of ownership structure, to attend this year’s Founder's Circle Summit in Sonoma.

Note: For companies with multiple owners, it is important for you to collaborate on how those two spots will be used.

For example: one owner and their guest, or two owners. 

*Accommodations for arrival on Monday, June 3 and departure on Thursday, June 5, 2024.

*$1,200 travel per company. A W9 is required for payment which will be sent post event.

*All receptions and meals included in the event agenda.

*One (1) activity per guest.

*Note that all participants must be 21 years of age or older.

*Founder's Circle participants must agree to the Founder's Circle Terms and Conditions:

Terms and Conditions Founders Circle

All participants will need to complete the following steps to report the trip for tax purposes and receive your travel per diem:

  • Email your company’s signed W9 so we may process your $1,200 per company towards travel. This will be paid by check following the conclusion of the event.  Email to
  • The W-9 should be completed for the individual attending the event and NOT the attendees’ brokerage, legal entity, etc.
  • The name on the W-9 form should be the attendee’s name.
  • The business name on the W-9 should be blank.
  • The Individual/Sole Proprietor box for Federal Tax Classification should be checked.
  • The Social Security Number field should be completed and NOT the Employer Identification field.


Questions? Please email