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Global Hospitality Talk 2024 – London

March 21

Raffles London at The OWO

Speakers
Partners
Programme
Testimonials
8am
ARRIVAL

Registration with coffee, tea and breakfast

8.50am
WELCOME

Can Faik, Co-Founder, Global Hospitality Talk
Philippe Leboeuf, Managing Director, Raffles London – The OWO

EVENT COMPÉRE
Rick Evans

9am
KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Thomas Emanuel, Director, STR

9:15am
THE FACE OF HOSPITALITY IN 2034

Join industry experts as they explore how the hospitality landscape will evolve in the next ten years. Gain insights into the trends, technologies, and innovations that will shape the guest experience and redefine the industry.

PANELLISTS
Melissa Messmer, Global Head of Design, Luxury Brands, InterContinental and Regent Hotels
Matthew Seal, Vice President, Luxury Brands, Global Design Marriott EMEA
Anne Becker Olins, Global Chief Design & Technical Services Officer, Ultra Luxury and Luxury, Accor

MODERATOR
Kristina Zanic, CEO & Founder, Kristina Zanic Consultants

10am
– COFFEE/TEA & NETWORKING –
10.30am
DESIGNING FOR THE HIGH-SEAS – A BRANDS AND DESIGN STUDIO PERSPECTIVE

Discover the world of maritime design and branding strategies for ships and cruise lines in the talk “Designing for the High-Seas”. Learn about the challenges and opportunities of designing in a dynamic and ever-changing environment.

PANELLISTS
Alejandra Obregon, Director, Architecture and Design, The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection
Ben Wilson, Head of Architecture & Concept Design, MSC Cruises
Lauren Rottet, Founder, Rottet Studio
Lewis Taylor, Design Director, David Collins Studio

MODERATOR
David McCarthy, Sr. Director Newbuilding, Independent Maritime Advisors

11:15am
HOSPITALITY WITH INTENT

Exploring the deeper meaning of hospitality and its impact on guest experiences

PANELLISTS
Alejandra de Cordoba Estepa, Managing Director, EMEA, WATG + Wimberly Interiors
Sara Duffy, Principal, Stonehill Taylor
Benoit Gelez, Principal and Managing Director, Pierre-Yves Rochon
Sayeli Uysal Ayaydin, Partner, HBA

MODERATOR
Federico Toresi, Global Vice President Design, Premium brands, Accor

12 pm
– LUNCH & NETWORKING –
1:30pm
GUEST SPEAKER

Piers Schmidt, Founder, Luxury Branding

1:45pm
OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Filip Boyen, Luxury Hospitality Advisor

MODERATOR
Rick Evans

2.15pm
A GLOBAL APPROACH TO FUTURE-PROOFING HOSPITALITY BRANDS THROUGH EMOTIVE DESIGN AND ENHANCED GUEST PROPOSITIONS

This panel of hospitality leaders will discuss how to meet guests’ needs through emotive design principles. They will explain the importance of enhancing guest propositions through interior and service design for continued global hospitality success.

PANELLISTS
Tim Mutton, Founder, Blacksheep
Shida Salehi, Founder & Principal, Customs Bureau
Tom Chalmers, Principal & Chief Operating Officer, AvroKO
Seyhan Özdemir Sarper, Founding Partner & Head of Design, Autoban

MODERATOR
Alys Bryan, Managing Editor, Design Insider

3pm
– COFFEE/TEA & NETWORKING –
3.45pm
CREATING TRUE VALUE – BRANDED RESIDENCES IN THE SPOTLIGHT

How operators and consumers view this emerging sector

PANELLISTS
Jonathan Tomlinson, Senior Vice President, Luxury Hospitality, Branded Residential and Real Estate, Kerzner International
Heidi Schmidtke, Managing Director, Head of Operator Selection EMEA JLL Hotels & Hospitality Group
Daniel Daggers, Founder, DDRE Global
James Price, Vice President Residential, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts

MODERATOR
Daniel Englender, Managing Director, Benjamin West International

4.30pm
CLOSING REMARKS

Can Faik, Co-Founder, Global Hospitality Talk

– DRINKS & NETWORKING –

Global Partners

Axor
Barovier & Toso
Crestron
Gessi
Hästens
Ice International
La Bottega
Lasvit
Laufen
Lutron
Montrose
Moser

Lead Partners

Franklite
TECE
Waterworks

Event Partners

All Safe and Sound
Akula
Alarwool
Arteriors
Brintons
Grohe
Janet Yonaty
JANUS et Cie
Jung
Kaldewei
Molteni&C
Northern Lights
Parla
Peloton
Preciosa
Red Cloud
Spires Art
Talasur Group
Tirolo
Workwood

Global Media Partner

Hospitality Design

Tom Chalmers

Chief Operating Officer, AvroKO

Tim Mutton

Founder, Blacksheep

Shida Salehi

Founder & Principal, Customs Bureau

Seyhan Özdemir Sarper

Founding Partner & Head of Design, Autoban

Sara Duffy

Principal, Stonehill Taylor

Melissa Messmer

Global Head of Design, IHG Luxury Brands, Intercontinental and Regent Hotels

Matthew Seal

Vice President - Luxury Brands, Global Design Marriott International, EMEA

Kristina Zanic

CEO & Founder, Kristina Zanic Consultants

Jonathan Tomlinson

Senior Vice President Global Head of Private Homes and Branded Residences, Kerzner International

James Price

Vice President, Residential Development, Marketing & Sales, Four Seasons

Heidi Schmidtke

Managing Director, JLL Hotels & Hospitality Group

David McCarthy

Senior Director Newbuilding, Independent Maritime Advisors

Federico Toresi

Global Vice President Design, Premium Brands, Accor

Daniel Englender

Managing Director, Benjamin West International

Daniel Daggers

Founder, DDRE.Global

Ben Wilson

Head of Architecture & Concept Design, MSC Cruises

Benoit Gelez

Principal and Managing Director, Pierre-Yves Rochon

Anne Becker Olins

Global Chief Design & Technical Services Officer, Ultra Luxury and Luxury, Accor

Alys Bryan

Managing Editor, Design Insider

Alejandra de Cordoba Estepa

Managing Director, EMEA, WATG + Wimberly Interiors

Alejandra Obregon

Director, Architecture and Design, The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection