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Global Hospitality Talk 2023 – Singapore

September 22, 2023

Pan Pacific Orchard

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8am
ARRIVAL

Registration with coffee, tea and breakfast pastries

8:50am
WELCOME

Can Faik, Co-Founder, Global Hospitality Talk

EVENT COMPÉRE
Karen Hay, Founder and Creative Director, INdulge

9am
KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Bill Bensley, Creative Director at Bensley

9:15am
REINVENTING THE RULES OF HOTEL DESIGN

Seasoned leaders share thoughts on the challenges of leadership and design and their vision for the future.

Doris Goh, Vice President Commercial, COMO Hotels and Resorts
Marcel NA Holman, Vice President, Hotel Operations, Pan Pacific Hotels Group
Karen Kim, Vice President of Global Design Asia Pacific, Marriott
Carl Wee, Vice President, Technical Services, Asia Pacific, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts

MODERATOR
Julian Miaja, Director of Operations, MIAJA Design Group

10am
– COFFEE/TEA & NETWORKING –

 

10:45am
WHAT MAKES A GUEST LOVE A RESTAURANT?

Clearly, design is a key element for a successful hospitality business – from the owners’ and brands’ perspective, what design philosophy delivers the most persuasive guest experience?

Michael Goodman, Co-Founder & Chief Visionary Officer, The Dandy Collection
Tony Chisholm, Vice President Food & Beverage IMEA & Asia, Premium, Midscale, & Economy Hotels, Accor
Will Goldfarb, Founder, Room4Dessert

MODERATOR
Emma Maxwell, Founder-Design Director at Emma Maxwell Studio

11:30am
SUSTAINABILITY, BUDGET AND DESIGN FOR LUXURY

Creative thoughts and practices for having it all

Julie Ockerby, Principal & Creative Director, Meli Studio
Cedric Jaccard, Partner & Creative Director, Avalon Collective
Phua Hong Wei, Director, WOHA

MODERATOR
Tal Danai, Founder & Creative Director, ArtLink

12:15pm
– LUNCH & NETWORKING –

 

1:45pm
OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION AWARD

Bill Bensley, Creative Director at Bensley

MODERATOR
Hemanshu Parwani “HP” CEO, Owner at Olson Kundig

2:30pm
BRAND POSITIONING AND THE VALUE OF DESIGN

This experienced panel discusses the key to differentiating and maintaining a hospitality brand within a competitive market, and speaks on the crucial role design plays in communicating these values.

Stephen Luk, Regional Vice President Design Services, Hyatt Hotels Corporation
Billie Khoo, Senior Design & Projects Director, Architecture, Design & Construction, APAC excluding China, Hilton Worldwide
Ivan Lee, Director of Design and Construction, Asia Pacific, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts
Max Ma, Director of Design and Technical Services, Singapore & Philippines, Accor

MODERATOR
Hannah Hutchinson, Business Development Director, 1508 London Asia Pacific

3:15pm
– COFFEE/TEA & NETWORKING –

 

3:45pm
FUTURE TRENDS AND OPPORTUNITIES IN LUXURY HOTELS

Delving into how the hospitality design industry might future-proof itself, not simply for 2023, but over the next five years and beyond.

Sanjog Modgil, Vice President Asset Management, TCC Land International (Thailand) Co., Ltd
Lee Lin, Regional Director APAC, Nobu Hotels
Eudo Chan, Senior Director, Development, SEAPR at Wyndham Hotels & Resorts
Daniel Cheng, Senior Executive in Gaming & Hospitality

MODERATOR
Rengy John Co CEO, Blink Design Group

4:30pm
CLOSING REMARKS

Can Faik, Co-Founder, Global Hospitality Talk

– DRINKS & NETWORKING –

Global Partners

Gessi
Ice International
Lasvit
Lutron
Montrose

Lead Partners

Axor
Barovier & Toso
Hästens
Laufen
TECE

Event Partners

Artlink
Brintons
Crestron
JANUS et Cie
RH Contract
Sans Souci
Technogym
Tuuci

Global Media Partner

Bill Bensley

Concerned Conservationist, Passionate Philanthropist

Tony Chisholm

Vice President Food & Beverage IMEA & Asia, Premium, Midscale, & Economy Hotels, Accor

Tal Danai

Founder & Creative Director, ArtLink

Stephen Luk

Regional Vice President Design Services, Hyatt Hotels Corporation

Sanjog Modgil

Vice President Asset Management, TCC Land International (Thailand) Co., Ltd

Samantha Jervis

National Manager Hotels and Hospitality, BRINTONS

Rengy John

Manager Partner of BLINK Design Group

Rebecca Immonen

Hospitality & B2B Development Manager HASTENS

Phua Hong Wei

Director, WOHA

Michael Goodman

Chief Visionary Officer, Dandy Collection Restaurant Group

Max Ma

Director, Design and Technical Services, Accor Singapore & Phillipines

Martina Cesano

Regional Director APAC South, GESSI

Marcel N. A. Holman

Vice President, Operations for Japan, Oceania, China & Indonesia / General Manager, Pan Pacific Orchard

Lukas Cerny

Partner & General Manager / MEA & SE Asia LASVIT

Lee Lin

Regional Director APAC for Nobu Hotels

Lee Breeds

LAUFEN Bathrooms Global Projects Corporate Director

Karen Kim

Continent Head, Global Design Asia Pacific excluding China, Marriott International

Julie Ockerby

Principal Creative Director, Meli Studio

Ilias Andrianos

Director of Hospitality & Retail Sales APAC JANUS ET CIE

Hemanshu Parwani

Principal/Owner, CEO, Olson Kundig

Eudo Chan

Senior Director, Development, South East Asia and Pacific Rim Wyndham Hotels & Resorts Asia Pacific

Emma Maxwell

Founder-Design Director, Emma Maxwell Studio

Ed Ong

Barovier&Toso

Doris Goh

Vice President, Commercial, COMO Hotels & Resorts

Daniel Cheng

Senior Executive in Gaming & Hospitality

Cedric Jaccard

Principal Design Director 7 Founder of Avalon Collective

Carl Wee

Vice President of Technical Services, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts Asia Pacific

Billie Khoo

Senior Design & Projects Director - Architecture, Design & Construction, Hilton Worldwide - Asia Pacific excluding China

Betsy Sweat

Head of APAC RH Contract

Amy Hudwalker

VP of Sales, Asia Pacific, TUUCI