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Global Hospitality Talk 2023 – London

March 21, 2023

Pan Pacific London

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Speakers

8 am
ARRIVAL

Registration with coffee, tea and breakfast pastries

8.50 am
WELCOME

Can Faik, Co-Founder, Global Hospitality Talk
Anne Golden, Regional Vice President Operations, U.K & North America, GM Pan Pacific London

EVENT COMPÈRE
Rick Evans, President, SLH

9 am
KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Thomas Emanuel, Director, STR

9:15 am
THE COMPLEXITY OF VALUE IN LUXURY HOSPITALITY

Our expert panel discusses the importance of balancing excellent design,
ROI and owner expectations

PANELLISTS
Vitalija Katine, Manager Development – Technical Services EMEA, Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas
Melissa Messmer, Global Head of Design Luxury Brands, InterContinental and Regent Hotels
Koen Van Malder, Vice President Global Design EMEA, Marriott International

MODERATOR
Filippo Sona, Partner & COO, Wood Couture

10 am
– COFFEE/TEA & NETWORKING –

 

10.30 am
BRANDING BY DESIGN

Design is not just crucial to the guest experience but also to a property’s branding, talkability and sense of place. We explore the relationship between luxury hospitality design and branding, sales & marketing; and discuss how working in harmony, it can build reputation and bottom line

PANELLISTS
Marc Speichert, Executive Vice President, Chief Commercial Officer, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts
Alex Schellenberger, Group Chief Brand Officer, Accor
Olivia Donnan, Vice President Brand and Communication, Yotel
Phillip Haller, Vice President of Brand Marketing, Rocco Forte Hotels

MODERATOR
Uwern Jong, Experientialist-in-Chief, OutThere

11:15 am
FUTURE VISIONS – TAKING HOSPITALITY DESIGN TO NEW FRONTIERS

The esteemed panel explore how hospitality design will influence new areas of our social environment

PANELLISTS
Alessia Genova, Managing Partner, Tihany Design
Marie Soliman, Founder & Creative Director, Bergman Design House
Rachel Johnson, Senior Vice President & Studio Director, London, Wimberly Interiors
Kristina Zanic, CEO & Founder, Kristina Zanic Consultants

MODERATOR
Daniel Englender, Managing Director, Benjamin West International

12 pm
– LUNCH & NETWORKING –

 

1:30 pm
THE QUANTUM LEAP FROM GOOD TO GREAT AT FOUR SEASONS. IT’S NOT ONE THING, IT’S THE RIGHT THING

PANELLIST
Simon Casson, President, Hotel Operations – Europe, Middle East and Africa, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts

MODERATOR
Rick Evans, President, SLH

2.15 pm
RE-DEFINING LEADERSHIP IN HOSPITALITY

To succeed in today’s changing hospitality environment, leaders need new skills and capabilities. Let’s discuss how leaders are driving positive change

PANELLISTS
Grace Leo, Founder & Managing Director, The Relais Retreats
Stuart Metcalfe, Owner/Director, BE3 – Inspire / Guide / Resolve
Marie-Paule Nowlis, Area General Manager Sofitel UK & Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam, Accor

MODERATOR
Monika Moser, Chief Operating Officer, Campbell House

3 pm
– COFFEE/TEA & NETWORKING –

 

3.45pm
A DEEP DIVE INTO LONDON LUXURY HOSPITALITY

Seasoned leaders share thoughts on unique design features & differentiation/USPs of new hotels, impacting the new offerings of existing and established properties, recruitment and retention in the midst of a labour crisis, and how does our current value proposition merit the excessive average daily rates?

PANELLISTS
Lynn Brutman, Regional Vice President & General Manager, Four Seasons Hotel London, Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts
Knut Wylde, General Manager, The Berkeley & The Emory, Maybourne Hotel Group
Thomas Kochs, Managing Director, Corinthia Hotels
Philippe Leboeuf, Managing Director, Raffles London – The OWO

MODERATOR
Filip Boyen, Ambassador, Forbes Travel Guide

4.30pm
CLOSING REMARKS

Can Faik, Co-Founder, Global Hospitality Talk

– DRINKS & NETWORKING –

Serving Deutz Brut Classic
Courtesy of lead sponsor, Champagne Deutz

Global Partners

Gessi
Ice International
Lasvit
Lutron
Montrose

Lead Partners

Axor
Barovier & Toso
Grohe
Hästens
Kaldewei
Laufen
Northern Lights
Parla
Preciosa
SLH
TECE
Wood Couture

Event Partners

Arteriors
Beck
Brintons
DB Schenker
Deutz
Duravit
Franklite
Jung
La Bottega
Marazzi
Spires Art
Workwood

Global Media Partner

Vitalija Katine

Manager Development - Technical Services EMEA, Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas

Uwern Jong

Experimentalist®-in-Chief and co-Founder, OutThere Magazine

Thomas Kochs

Managing Director, Corinthia London

Stuart Metcalfe

Owner/Director, BE3

Simon Casson

President, Hotel Operations - Europe, Middle East and Africa, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts

Rick Evans

President, SLH

Rachel Johnson

Senior Vice President & Studio Director, Wimberly Interiors London

Phillip Haller

Executive Committee Member & Vice President of Marketing, Rocco Forte Hotels

Philippe Leboeuf

Managing Director, Raffles London

Olivia Donnan

Vice President Brand and Communications, Yotel

Monika Moser

Chief Operating Officer, Campbell House

Melissa Messmer

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

Martin Rowell

International Project Manager (Europe) KALDEWEI Group

Marie Soliman

Founder and Creative Director, Bergman Design House

Marie-Paule Nowlis

Area General Manager, Sofitel UK & Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam, Accor

Marc Speichert

Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts

Lynn Brutman

Regional Vice President & General Manager, Four Seasons Hotel, London Park Lane, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts

Kristina Zanic

CEO & Founder, Kristina Zanic Consultants

Koen Van Malder

Continent Leader Global Design EMEA, Marriott International

Knut Wylde

General Manager, The Berkeley & The Emory

Ilker Hussein

Global Projects Corporate Director, LAUFEN

Grace Leo

Founder & Managing Director, The Relais Retreats

Filippo Sona

Partner & COO, Wood Couture

Filip Boyen

Luxury Hospitality Advisor | Senior Advisor, Corinthia Hotels | Global Ambassador, Forbes Travel Guide

Donna Bruce

Managing Director, Northern Lights

Daniel Englender

Managing Director, Benjamin West International

Alex Schellenberger

Chief Marketing Officer, Premium, Midscale, Economy Brands, Accor

Alessia Genova

Managing Partner, Tihany Design