Wednesday, April 24 - Thursday, April 25
Washington, DC | The Washington Hilton
Bisnow - BLIS - Bisnow Investment Lodging Investment Summit - Wednesday, April 24 - Thursday, April 25 - Washington, DC | The Washington Hilton

CHRIS NASSETA PAUL WHETSHELL JAMES MURREN
CHRISTOPHER
J. NASSETTA
PAUL WHETSELL
JAMES MURREN
PRESIDENT
& CEO
PRESIDENT
& CEO
CHAIRMAN
& CEO
HILTON WORLDWIDE LOEWS
HOTELS
MGM RESORTS INTERNATIONAL
 
TOM CORCORAN David Pollin NEIL SHAH JAN FREITAG JIM ABRAHAMSON DAVID DUNCAN DAVID L. DURBIN DAVE JOHNSON RICHARD RUDD
TOM CORCORAN
DAVID
POLLIN
NEIL
SHAH
JAN
FREITAG
JIM ABRAHAMSON
DAVID
DUNCAN
DAVID L. DURBIN
DAVE JOHNSON
RICHARD RUDD
CHAIRMAN CO-FOUNDER PRESIDENT SVP CEO PRESIDENT MANAGING DIRECTOR CEO PRESIDENT
FELCOR LODGING TRUST THE BUCCINI/POLLIN GROUP HERSHA HOSPITALITY TRUST STR INTERSTATE HOTELS AND RESORTS DENIHAN SAVILLS AIMBRIDGE HOSPITALITY ALLIED ADVISORS
 
WARREN DE HAAN TOM NAUGHTON JANET BRASHEAR MICHAEL GEORGE FRED GRAPSTEIN ANDREW COLEMAN GREG FOX

DAN LESSER MARK PURCELL
Melissa Maher

WARREN DE HAAN

TOM NAUGHTON

JANET BRASHEAR

MICHAEL GEORGE

FRED GRAPSTEIN

ANDREW COLEMAN

GREG
FOX

DAN
LESSER

MARK PURCELL

MELISSA MAHER

CHIEF ORIGINATIONS OFFICER CHIEF INVESTMENT OFFICER LODGING PRINCIPAL CEO SVP SVP ENERGY EFFICIENCY/EME PRESIDENT & CEO VP – DEVELOPMENT SVP, GLOBAL PARTNER GROUP
STARWOOD PROPERTY TRUST CLEARVIEW HOTEL CAPITAL EDGEWOOD INVESTORS CRESCENT HOTELS VORNADO REALTY TRUST WALKER & DUNLOP CONSTELLATION ENERGY LW HOSPITALITY ADVISORS STARWOOD HOTELS & RESORTS EXPEDIA
 
LIAM 
BROWN
BRUCE 
FORD
GEOFFREY DAVIS Bob Sonnenblick Patrick Mayock Andy Wimsatt Tom Riley RICHARD 
MILLARD John W. O'Neill

LIAM
BROWN

BRUCE
FORD

GEOFFREY DAVIS

BOB SONNENBLICK

PATRICK
MAYOCK

ANDY WIMSATT

TOM
RILEY

RICHARD
MILLARD

JOHN W. O'NEILL

PRESIDENT, SELECT SERVICE & EXTENDED STAY SVP PRESIDENT & SENIOR PRINCIPAL CHAIRMAN EDITOR-IN-CHIEF SVP VP – ACQUISITIONS & DEVELOPMENT CHAIRMAN
AND CEO
DIRECTOR – SCHOOL OF HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT
MARRIOTT LODGING ECONOMETRICS HREC INVESTMENT ADVISORS SONNENBLICK DEVELOPMENT LLC HOTEL NEWS NOW CBRE HOTELS KIMPTON HOTELS TRUST HOSPITALITY THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY
 
EUGENE J. M. LEONE Wendy White 
Kimberly Wachen 
JOHN 
RATINO NELSON MIGDAL J. MITCHELL BELL WILLIAM BOSCH RORI MALECH GARY 
LEVY

EUGENE J. M. LEONE

WENDY WHITE

KIMBERLY WACHEN
JOHN
RATINO
NELSON MIGDAL
J. MITCHELL BELL

WILLIAM BOSCH

RORI MALECH

GARY
LEVY

PARTNER PARTNER PARTNER PARTNER SHAREHOLDER PARTNER PARTNER PARTNER CPA, PARTNER, HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY PRACTICE LEADER
PIRCHER,
NICHOLS &
MEEKS
PILLSBURY WINTHROP SHAW PITTMAN LLP ARENT FOX GOULSTON & STORRS GREENBERG TRAURIG LOCKE LORD LLP STEPTOE & JOHNSON LLP KATTEN
MUCHIN
COHNREZNICK
More Speakers will be Announced

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At BLIS 2013, you'll get to hear from the leaders of the hotel investment industry and schmooze with hundreds of
industry decision-makers and execs.
Register Now
Single Registration
3+ Registration/Per ticket
April 1 - April 25
$599
$499

BLIS 2013

Why Attend?
Why Sponsor?
  • Network with over 600 executives representing leading hospitality companies from across the country.

  • Take advantage of the opportunity to meet with the dozens of hotel brand, ownership, and operator companies in the DC region including Hilton, Marriott, Choice, Host, Interstate, RLJ, DiamondRock, Chesapeake, LaSalle, and Pebblebrook.

  • Enjoy Washington's lovely Springtime weather.
This is your opportunity to network with major decision makers in the commercial real estate industry. Bisnow events facilitate deal-making with lots of networking opportunities. Join our growing list of over 1,500 sponsors.

Contact Michael Ponticelli at
mike@bisnow.com or
202.870.2352 to reserve your sponsorship today.
I'm Ready
 

Sponsors

 

RD Jones | Goulston & Storrs | Arent Fox | Miller & Long Infinity Systems | Cumming Corporation
Pircher, Nichols & Meeks | Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP | Savills | Greenberg Traurig
Locke Lord LLP | Allied Advisors | HITT Contracting | Reston Limo | Vornado Realty Trust
SourceOutdoor | Steptoe & Johnson LLP | Herman/Stewart Construction | Walker & Dunlop
Moseley Construction | Constellation Energy | Starwood Hotels & Resorts
HREC Investment Advisors | Katten Muchin | Hotel News Now
Mark G. Anderson Consultants, Inc. | CohnReznick | Porcelanosa | CBRE | Hotels
LAZ Parking | Stewart Title | Cornell Hotel Society, Washington DC/Baltimore Chapter
Marriott | Marsh | Imijination Photography | Donohoe Hospitality Services

 
BLIS Educational Partner
CBRE | Hotels   CBRE | Hotels   CBRE | Hotels
 
RD Jones Goulston & Storrs Arent Fox Miller & Long Infinity Systems
Cumming Corporation Pircher, Nichols & Meeks Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP Savills
Greenberg Traurig Locke Lord LLP Allied Advisors HITT CONTRACTING
Reston Limo Vornado Realty Trust SourceOutdoor Steptoe & Johnson LLP
Herman/Stewart Construction Walker & Dunlop Moseley Construction Constellation Energy
Starwood Hotels & Resorts HREC Investment Advisors Katten Muchin Hotel News Now
Mark G. Anderson Consultants, Inc. CohnReznick Porcelanosa CBRE | Hotels
LAZ Parking Stewart Title Pepco and Delmarva Power C&I Energy Savings Program Pepco and Delmarva Power C&I Energy Savings Program
 
Cornell Alumni Society Marriott Marsh Imijination Photography
Donohoe Hospitality Services Marsh Marsh Marsh
 

Agenda

 

Wednesday, April 24

Thursday, April 25
10am-Noon
11am-Noon
Noon-12:45pm
12:40-12:45pm
12:45-1:30pm

1:30-2:15pm
2:15-3pm
3-3:30pm
3:30-4:15pm

4:15-5pm

5-7pm

Registration Opens
Speed Networking - BLIS Lounge
Lunch andEntertainment - BLIS Lounge
Welcome to BLIS
Opening Keynote, Chris Nassetta,
Hilton Worldwide
State of Lodging Industry
How Deals are Getting Done
Networking Break- BLIS Lounge
Afternoon Keynote, Jim Murren,
CEO, MGM Hotels
Boutique Hotels: New Product,
New Cocepts
BLIS Bash with The Eric Felten Quartet

7:30-8:30am
8:30-9:15am

9:15-10am
10-10:30am
10:30-11:15am
11:15am-Noon
Noon-1pm

Breakfast
Morning Keynote: Paul Whetsell,
CEO, Loews Hotels
2013 Hotel Acquisition Outlook
Networking Break
Hotel Management Roundtable
Hotel Development Roundtable
Post-Event Snacks and Networking
- BLIS Lounge

 
Music by The Eric Felten Quartet

The Cornell Hotel Society Cocktail Reception takes place at the District Line Bar in the Hilton Lobby.
It costs $25 for pre-registered guests (click here to register) or $35 cash at the door.

 
Register Now
 

Washington Hilton
1919 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC


Lodging Information at the Hilton
Discounted room rates at $239/night.
Reservations can be made via phone 1-800-HILTONS or online using discount code: bnm.

If you have questions or need assistance, please contact Rachel Fulchiero at rachel.fulchiero@bisnow.com.

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