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Global Hospitality Talk 2023 – Los Angeles

January 25, 2023

Conrad Los Angeles

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8 am
ARRIVAL

Registration with coffee, tea and breakfast pastries

8.50 am
WELCOME

Can Faik, Co-Founder, Global Hospitality Talk
Adam Heffron, General Manager, Conrad Los Angeles

EVENT COMPÉRE
Rick Evans, President, SLH

9 am
KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Bashar Wali, Founder & CEO, This Assembly

9:15 am
BUILD IT AND THEY WILL COME?

Our panel of global hospitality development leaders will discuss bringing top-performing assets online in a challenging, frequently changing market.

PANELLISTS
Markus Schreyer, Chief Development Officer, Proper Hospitality
Tiffany Cooper, Head of Development, Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants
Louis Abi Abboud, Deputy Head of Middle East, Africa and Turkey, Ennismore. In charge of Operations and Development

MODERATOR
Christopher Barger, President & CEO, Dornbracht Americas

10 am
– COFFEE/TEA & NETWORKING –

 

10.30 am
FIRST PRINCIPLES

A discussion on the principles that underly the work of their studios, how these have developed and where they see them heading.

PANELLISTS
Rodrigo Vargas, Principal, Rodrigo Vargas Design Associates
Meghann Day, Partner & President, HBA
Hussain Kamal, Associate Vice President, Studio Director, Wimberly Interiors

MODERATOR
Alastair Graham, President, Montrose Hospitality

11:15 am
EXPANSION BY ADDITION

Top Brands are growing by leaps and bounds, including acquisition of other brands, evolution of guest mix into the world of residential, and expanding portfolios through new builds.  Our leaders will share what they see as the pivot points for the growth in our industry.

PANELLIST
Jonathan Wingo, Global Head of Real Estate & Residential Programs, Hilton
David Romero, Regional Director, North American Development at BWH Hotel Group

MODERATOR
Beth Campbell, Chief Executive Officer, Campbell House

12 noon
– LUNCH & NETWORKING –

 

1.30 pm
KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Zachariah Demuth, Global Head of Hotels Research, JLL Hotels & Hospitality Group

1.45 pm
THE INDUSTRY HAS REALLY CHANGED OVER THE LAST 15 YEARS. BUT SOME THINGS NEVER CHANGE

Gary Dollens shares his lessons over the years about where we have been and where we are going.

PANELLISTS
Gary Dollens, Global Head Design, Product and Brand Development Hyatt Hotels Corporation

MODERATOR
Rick Evans, President, SLH

2.30 pm
CONSIDERING IT FOOD FOR THOUGHT, WHAT MAKES IT MEMORABLE?

Our expert panel delves into the current and future evolution of hospitality in line with our shifting lifestyles.

PANELLISTS
Adam Crocini, Senior Vice President – Global Head Food and Beverage Brands at Hilton
Severine Tatangelo, Principal. Studio PCH
Tristan du Plessis, Founder, Tristan du Plessis
Matt Berman, Principal, Workshop/APD

MODERATOR
Filippo Sona, Partner & Chief Operating Officer, Wood Couture

3.15 pm
– COFFEE/TEA & NETWORKING –

 

3.45 pm
BRANDED LUXURY

These industry leaders will cover all things in luxury design from the perspective of major hotel brands. We will discuss the design elements that define each of their luxury brands and the processes taken in creating and preserving their core differentiators across properties in a variety of locations. We will also take you behind the curtain on luxury design innovations these brands are exploring for the future.

PANELLISTS
Jeff Voris, Senior Vice President, Global Design Strategies, Marriott International
David Oswald, Vice President Architecture & Design – Luxury Brands – Global Design Services, Hilton

MODERATOR
Dallas Chapman, Vice President, General Manager, Bernhardt Hospitality

4.30 pm
CLOSING REMARKS

Can Faik, Co-Founder, Global Hospitality Talk

Followed by drinks and networking

Global Partners

Gessi
Ice International
Lasvit
Lutron
Montrose

Lead Partners

Preciosa
SLH
Wood Couture

Event Partners

Arturo
Bernhardt
Brizo
Build Group
Dornbracht
Lutron
Moroso
R D Olson
Richloom
Sans Souci
TAP
VADR Collaborative

Global Media Partner

Louis Abboud

Deputy Head, Middle East, Africa & Turkey, Ennismore

Rami Riad

Executive Vice President at Moroso USA

Marc Janssen

CEO/Owner ICE International, Handmade Rugs and Carpets

Samantha Kan

Vice President - Contract, Cruise & Hospitality, Richloom

David Oswald

Vice President Architecture & Design, Luxury Brands, Global Design Services, Hilton

Dallas Chapman

Vice President, General Manager, Bernhardt Hospitality

Jeff Voris

Senior Vice President Global Design Strategies, Marriott International

Adriana Bertolino

Business Development Manager, Gessi North America

Filippo Sona

Partner & Chief Operating Officer, Wood Couture

Christopher Barger

President & CEO, Dornbracht Americas

Tristan Du Plessis

Founder, Tristan Du Plessis

Adam Crocini

Senior Vice President, Global Head Food and Beverage Brands at Hilton

Matt Berman

Founding Principal, Workshop/APD

Severine Tatangelo

Principal, Studio PCH

Pavel Koudelka

Partner & Managing Director, Lasvit Inc

Rick Evans

President at SLH Samuel Lawrence Hospitality

Zachariah Demuth

Global Head of Hotels Research, JLL Hotels & Hospitality Group

Gary Dollens

Global Head Design, Product and Brand Development, Hyatt Hotels Corporation

Beth Campbell

Chief Executive Office, Campbell House

Jonathan Wingo

Global Head of Real Estate & Residential Programs, Hilton

David Romero

Regional Director, North American Development, BWH Hotel Group

Rodrigo Vargas

Principal, Rodrigo Vargas Design Associates

Meghann Day

Partner & President, HBA

Hussain Kamal

Associate Vice President, Studio Director, Wimberly Interiors

Alistair Graham

President, Montrose Hospitality

Bashar Wali

Founder & CEO, This Assembly

Markus Schreyer

Chief Development Officer, Proper Hospitality

Tiffany Cooper

Head of Development, Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants