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Hospitality Investment, Development & Management Summit

Investing in Experiences and Changing Demographics

Event Ended On: Thursday January 9 2020

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Speakers and Panels

Kickoff Keynote Fireside Chat

Dave Johnson

President & CEO, Aimbridge Hospitality
Dan Lesser
Moderator

Dan Lesser

CEO, LW Hospitality Advisors

Closing Keynote Fireside Chat

Alan Fuerstman
Keynote

Alan Fuerstman

Founder, Chairman & CEO, Montage International

Remaining Competitive in a Tourist Hub

Desmonde Monroe

Desmonde Monroe

President & CEO, The Monroe Group
Rani Gharbie

Rani Gharbie

Head of Acquisitions & Development, The Pod Hotels (BD Hotels)
Vijay Dandapani

Vijay Dandapani

President & CEO, Hotel Association of New York City
Jonathan Falik

Jonathan Falik

Founder & CEO, JF Capital Advisors
David Wolfe

David Wolfe

Partner, Skoloff & Wolfe
Jack Pulvirenti
Moderator

Jack Pulvirenti

Audit Partner, Berdon

Designing Experience for a Flexible Customer

Scott Gerber

Scott Gerber

Principal & CEO, Gerber Group
Andrew Bernard

Andrew Bernard

Acquisitions & Development Lead, EQX LLC
Ken Colao

Ken Colao

President & CEO, CNY Group

Private Equity, Institutional Hotel Investment & Lending Strategy

Neha Santiago

Managing Director, Hospitality, Goldman Sachs
Allison Reid

Allison Reid

Chief Development Officer, Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants
Mark Gordon

Mark Gordon

Managing Principal, Intrinsic Hotel Capital
Evan Weiss
Moderator

Evan Weiss

Chief Operating Officer, Principal, LW Hospitality Advisors

Venue

Intercontinental Barclay
111 East 48th Street
New York, NY 10017

Ballroom: Empire Ballroom, 2nd Floor

Parking Garage: MPG Parking // 145 East 48th -- $40 for 3 hours

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Agenda

Time Activity
7:30 AM
8:30 AM
Breakfast, Registration & Networking
8:30 AM
9:00 AM
Kickoff Keynote Fireside Chat
9:00 AM
9:40 AM
Remaining Competitive in a Tourist Hub: Market Expectations, Regulatory Strategy & Pushing NOI
How can you drive NOI in light of regulation constraints and supply pressure?
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
Networking Break
9:50 AM
10:30 AM
Designing Experience for a Flexible Customer
What design elements are driving hotelier decision-making?
10:30 AM
11:10 AM
Private Equity, Institutional Hotel Investment & Lending Strategy
Why are private equity firms buying boutique hotels? What lending activity is happening in New York and other markets?
11:10 AM
11:40 AM
Closing Keynote Fireside Chat
11:40 AM
12:00 PM
Post-Event Networking

Summary

  1. What impact will increasing private equity investment have on the hotel sector?
  2. How are brands using the hospitality experience to push occupancy rates?
  3. Is there space for hotels, home-sharing and short-term stay providers to co-exist?
  4. How are regulations affecting development?
  5. What areas of the city are seeing the most development and where is there room for growth?