April 21, 2017

30+ Speakers

Speakers

Amar Lalvani

Amar Lalvani

CEO - Standard International & Bunkhouse Group

Elie Maalouf

Elie Maalouf

CEO, The Americas - Intercontinental Hotel Group

Niki Leondakis

Niki Leondakis

CEO - Two Road Hospitality

Benjamin Trigano

Benjamin Trigano

Co-Founder - Mama Shelter

Robert Olson

Robert Olson

CEO - R.D.Olson Development

David Kuperburg

David Kuperburg

CDO - Dream Hotel Group

Todd Hricko

Todd Hricko

Head of Hotel Development, U.S. & Canada - ​Hard Rock Hotels

John Rutledge

John Rutledge

CEO - Oxford Hotels & Resorts

Kelly Sinclair

Kelly Sinclair

Head - Development & Acquisitions - Ace Hotel Group

​Sam Shank

​Sam Shank

CEO - HotelTonight​

Tiffany Cooper

Tiffany Cooper

VP Development - Marriott

Jason Brown

Jason Brown

CDO - Yotel

Henrik Kjellberg

Henrik Kjellberg

President - Hotwire

Robert Palleschi

Robert Palleschi

​CDO - G6 Hospitality

Michael Dean

Michael Dean

​CDO - Carlson Rezidor

Ken Fearn

Ken Fearn

Managing Partner - Integrated Capital

Matt Marquis

Matt Marquis

CEO - Pacifica Hotels

Thomas Corcoran

Thomas Corcoran

Chairman - FelCor Lodging Trust

Bill Strang

Bill Strang

President of The America's - TOTO USA

Bill Johnson

Bill Johnson

Associate Principal - The Johnson Studio at Cooper Carry

Adam Lair

Adam Lair

Managing Director, Senior Partner - HVS

Dan Lesser

Dan Lesser

President & CEO - LW Hospitality Advisors

Barbara Morrison

Barbara Morrison

Founder & President - TMC Financing

Rich Brand

Rich Brand

Partner - Arent Fox

Deborah Friedland

Deborah Friedland

Managing Director - Eisner Amper

Tom Sprinkle

Tom Sprinkle

Principal - HKS

Michael Scheinberg

Michael Scheinberg

Partner - Pircher, Nichols & Meeks

MORE SPEAKERS TO BE ANNOUNCED

  • Registration Opens – Coffee, Breakfast & Networking

  • Welcome to BLIS West 2017!

  • Opening Keynote

  • All Star Panels

  • Lunch & Networking

  • All Star Panels

  • Spotlight Interview

  • All Star Panels

  • Cocktails & Networking

BISNOW'S LODGING & INNOVATION SERIES

The abundance of new lodging concepts and beautifully designed hotel rooms offer a wide array of choices for users. With so many choices, what creates loyal clients that post, tweet and share with friends about their experience? How can hotel owners and operators curate memorable, unique, but controlled travel experiences? How can they go beyond what is expected? This can be a struggle for high-end hotels, but also boutique hotels as competition rises.

Join Bisnow’s Second Annual Lodging and Innovation Series (BLIS) of the West, where the biggest movers and shakers rub shoulders with West Coast hospitality legends. The conference will focus on the experience economy, innovation and new distribution models, including creating strong brand narratives and enhancing loyalty. We will also discuss the current state of hospitality development, opportunities and challenges in hotel investments, key economic drivers and trends in construction and design. And, of course, there will be plenty of schmooze and networking time!

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Venue & Travel

Venue

The LA Hotel Downtown
333 S. Figueroa St.
Los Angeles, CA 90071

Ballroom: California Grand Ballroom, 2nd Floor

Ground Transportation

Parking Information: Discounted valet parking at $15 per vehicle
Self-parking is also available across the street at the World Trade Center.

SINGLE
REGISTRATION

$299

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299 Single Registration SINGLE
REGISTRATION