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Meet Industry Leaders At HVS Events Around The Globe


17-19 April 2013

Grand Hyatt Shanghai, China

The Most Influential Hotel Investment Conference in China promises another great event in 2013!

Roaring into its 9th edition, the conference themed “Vision and Strategy for Success in a Changing World” will be held in Shanghai from 17 to 19 April 2013. The focus will be on insights and strategies to generate the highest returns and market value for your hotel development and investment portfolios in a competitive and changing market environment.

Organised by HVS, and co-hosted by the China Tourism Academy of the China National Tourism Administration and Beijing International Studies University, CHIC has established its reputation as the most influential hotel investment conference in China by delivering a wealth of timely market insights that facilitate corporate strategies and growth in the world’s second largest economy. The 2012 event saw a record turnout of 860 CEOs and leaders of the hotel and tourism industry from over 20 countries.

Confirmed speakers at CHIC 2013 include Mark Hoplamazian, President & CEO of Hyatt Hotels & Resorts; Robin Bew, Chief Economist of the Economist Intelligence Unit; David Cheng, Vice President of Dalian Wanda Commercial Properties Co., Ltd; Xu Ming, President of InterState China; Tommy Lai, Vice President of Onyx Hospitality; Chen Min, Hotel Division of COFCO Limited; Symon Bridle, COO of New World Hospitality; William Scott, EVP of MGM Hospitality; Jeffrey Perlman, Principal of Warburg Pincus; Chen Miao Lin, Chairman of New Century Tourism Group; Zeng Zhong Tao, Chairman of Shenzhen Chenghe Investment Co., Ltd.; Wu Hai, Chief Executive Officer of Orange Hotel; Sun Wu, General Manager of HK CTS Metropark Hotel Management Company and Huang Man De, Chairman of Vienna Hotels.

Register to secure your place at CHIC 2013! Early bird ends 22 Feb 2013.

US Hotel Market Connections 2013

1 May 2013

On Wednesday, May 1, HVS will host U.S. Hotel Market Connections, a simulcast conference unlike any the industry has ever seen. Hotel representatives from properties, brands, and financing resources in regions across the country will have an unparalleled opportunity to make connections and experience a revolutionary delivery of local and nationwide hotel market intelligence.

U.S. Hotel Market Connections will offer a novel exchange of critical hotel intelligence, along with the opportunity to network with other national, regional, and local hotel analysts, consultants, investors, financiers, owners, and insiders. The event is designed to help hoteliers seeking funds for a new project, investors looking for viable opportunities in hotel markets across the U.S., and stakeholders eager for insights on the present and future dynamics of the U.S. hotel industry.

For registration and further information, please visit

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11-12 April 2013

Fairmont Grand Hotel Kyiv, Ukraine

HVS Executive Search, the organizer of the annual Ukraine & CIS Hospitality Operations Forum, is pleased to announce that this year’s program is dedicated to Innovation in the fields of Strategic Development, Operational Excellence in times of oversupply, healthy competition of independent and branded hotels, and getting the most out of human resources for the hotel industry in the region. The in-depth agenda is focused on bringing the local hotel industry to the next level of quality, efficiency, and profitability.

UHOF will also:

  • Provide participants with step-by-step guidance on more efficient sales, focusing on e-channels, online distribution and professional excellence.
  • Focus delegates’ attention on training and educational strategies for middle management, review latest hiring trends, staff retention factors, promotion and evaluation tools.
  • Focus on online tools such as reputation management, location-based promotions, mobile device marketing innovations, new customer loyalty instruments.

Top speakers include:

  • Tom Flanagan – Area Vice President, Eastern Europe – Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group
  • Oliver Horn – Director Operations Support, Europe – IHG
  • Sergio Snyder – Area Director of Human Resources, Eastern Europe – Marriott
  • Dejan Djordjevic – Managing Director – ESTA Holding
  • Irina Sidletska – Managing Director – Premier Hotels
For the first time this year UHOF will also present an award for "Best New Hotel -2012" in the Ukraine and CIS region. Further details, nomination and registration forms will soon be available at

Tourism, Hotel Investment and Networking Conference Indonesia
(THINC Indonesia)

4-5 September 2014

Bali, Indonesia

Explore the latest trends, identify new opportunities, exchange ideas, share best practices and foster new partnerships at the Tourism, Hotel Investment and Networking Conference Indonesia (THINC Indonesia) 2014 - where all industry stakeholders come together for two exciting days of networking opportunities and a captivating line-up of seminars and panels by industry experts.

What's more - an exotic island location makes this hotel and tourism investment conference a rather unusual one! Moving away from the hustle-bustle of big cities where most other conferences of a similar nature are typically held, the THINC Indonesia organisers narrowed down on a venue offering a more relaxed atmosphere - Bali, one of the most beautiful tourist destinations in the world, and without a doubt amongst Asia’s most favourite.

Hosted by HVS, the world’s leading consulting and services organisation, and co-hosted by Indonesia Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) and the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy Republic of Indonesia, THINC Indonesia 2014, promises to be a unique platform creating immense value for all participants and delegates who shall stand to gain vast knowledge in the areas of experimental learning and productivity enhancement from their regional and international counterparts.

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Access HVS 2014

September 2014

HVS Managing Directors and Senior Partners from ten offices around the U.S. come together in September this year to host a series of complimentary, exclusive forums that will provide a unique opportunity to explore the latest trends, identify new opportunities, exchange ideas, share best practices and foster new partnerships with peers and industry stakeholders. Featuring regional experts who will share their valuable insights on the pertinent market, Access HVS will provide interactive discussion forums on the opportunities and challenges facing the respective region's hotel industry.

The sessions will focus on trends in hotel lending and valuation; up-to-the-moment snapshots of hotel values, transactions, cap rates, and operating trends in each location; and a forecast of overall hotel values through 2017 and beyond.

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HVS Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference & Operations Summit (CHICOS)

13-14 November 2014

Hard Rock Hotel and Casino - Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

A record number of 300+ participants from the Caribbean, South America, Europe, China, and the United States came to Punta Cana to attend the 3rd edition of HVS's CHICOS - the Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference & Operations Summit. The Conference was organized by HVS and co-hosted by a partnership with CHTA (Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association) and the CTO (Caribbean Tourism Organization) -- the first time a Caribbean partnership of public, private, and professional entities hosted such an event. CHICOS has proven the ideal environment in which investors, developers, governments, and lenders can meet and promote the Caribbean region as a hospitality investment opportunity. The event has welcomed key industry players, executives from major international holdings, and investors to explore new projects, develop business contacts and relationships.

2014 will be no exception to this positive trend. Mark your calendars for November 13-14 to attend this impressive industry event.

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North America Hotel Investment Conference (NATHIC)

19-21 November 2014

Hyatt Chicago Magnificent Mile - Chicago, Illinois

The North America Hotel Investment Conference (NATHIC), an IHIF Summit Series event presented by Hotel Management magazine and the International Hotel Investment Forum (IHIF),and HVS Hotel Management and HVS Asset Management – Newport, will be held November 19-21, 2014 at the Hyatt Chicago Magnificent Mile in Chicago, Illinois.

Now in its sixth year, the 2014 agenda will feature general sessions, breakout discussions and keynote speakers who will focus on relevant topics including financing, development, segment analysis, franchising, operations and technology. NATHIC attendees include hotel owners, developers, operators, lenders, consultants and brand executives.

The North America Hotel Investment Conference (NATHIC) is the leading meeting place for senior-level hospitality investment professionals. Brought to you by Hotel Management and the International Hotel Investment Forum (IHIF), NATHIC is topical in nature and pertains to important topics to the hospitality industry in a timely manner. Each year, NATHIC delves into the issue most relevant to senior-level hospitality investment professionals and allow them to learn from industry leaders and experts during educational sessions.

NATHIC anticipates over 300 top executives this year including hospitality investors, operators, developers, management companies, lenders, hotel owners, hotel buyers, lawyers, special servicers and industry players. By attending NATHIC you will be joining some of the most influential leaders in the industry and developing essential business contacts.

The networking events at NATHIC are valuable and productive- from fantastic evening receptions and happy hours to long, relaxed lunches, breakfasts and refreshment breaks to meet contacts that will affect your bottom line.

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2015 Annual Hospitality Law Conference

9-11 February 2015

Houston, Texas

The 2015 Annual Hospitality Law Conference, presented by and in conjunction with HVS Hotel Management and HVS Asset Management - Newport, will be held from February 9-11, 2015, hospitality professionals will gather in Houston, Texas, to solve common challenges that we face. Offering CPE and up to eighteen hours of CLE, this conference converges the legal, risk, development, and finance sectors of the industry in an effort to educate and innovate.

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