Conferences & Seminars

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North America

Mexico Hotel and Tourism Investment Conference 2016

Mexico Hotel and Tourism Investment Conference 2016

Powered by HVS, the world’s leading hotel and hospitality consultancy, MexHIC 2016 gives stakeholders a chance to hear from industry leaders and representatives of major hotel brands; network with developers, investors, lenders, and government officials; and engage the many challenges and opportunities of the Mexican and Central American lodging landscape.

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HVS Access New England 2016

HVS Access New England 2016

HVS MDs and Senior Partners in Boston/Cambridge will come together on April 7, 2016, to host an exclusive forum that will provide a unique opportunity to network with peers and industry stakeholders. We will feature regional experts and provide interactive discussion forums on the opportunities and challenges facing the respective region's hotel industry.

The registration fee includes a networking event with food & beverage provided by HVS, during which all attendees meet and mingle with other hotel industry professionals. Take advantage of this opportunity to gain professional contacts and current industry information to help you and your business prosper. Please note that limited tickets are available; thus, we encourage you to register soon.

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Hospitality Law Conference

Hospitality Law Conference

The 2016 Annual Hospitality Law Conference, presented by HospitalityLawer.com in conjunction with HVS Hotel Management and HVS Asset Management - Newport, will take place on February 22-24, 2016.

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.

HVS clients and friends can register here: http://hospitalitylawconference.com/#tile_registration. Please enter code: ASSOC to receive the $100 discount on your registration

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Central Florida Hotel Market Review 2016

Central Florida Hotel Market Review 2016

The Central Florida Hotel Market Review (CFHMR) is the only dedicated forum for hotel industry professionals with interests in the Greater Orlando region. This event will provide a detailed review of trends in supply, demand, average rate, hotel values, and cap rates in the greater market area. Hosted by the Florida-based team of HVS professionals, the event also features panel discussions on a variety of topics that may range from new development projects and challenges, brand offerings and requirements, operational trends and issues, and broker perspectives on the current marketplace. Just as importantly, registration for this event includes networking opportunities for all participants.

More information to come.

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HVS Hotel Market Connections 2016

HVS Hotel Market Connections 2016

The 5th Annual Hotel Market Connections (HMC) Networking Events will be hosted in several locations around the world on June 16, 2016. Participating cities are listed on the conference website. The 2016 events will focus on building our community through networking, interactive presentations, and engaging conversations at roundtables with hotel owners, lenders, and investors.

Over 860 participants from about 500 companies attended the 4th Annual HMC events across the United States, Canada, and Mexico in 2015. These intimate and exclusive events focus on trends in hotel lending and provide current snapshots related to hotel valuation, transactions, cap rates, and operating trends in each market. Each presentation is facilitated by the region’s leading HVS executive.

The registration fee includes a networking event with food & beverage provided by HVS, during which all attendees meet and mingle with other hotel industry professionals. Take advantage of this opportunity to gain professional contacts and current industry information to help you and your business prosper. Please note that limited tickets are available; thus, we encourage you to register soon.

Please contact Nicole Roantree at nroantree@hvs.com with any inquiries.

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North America Hotel Investment Conference (NATHIC)

North America Hotel Investment Conference (NATHIC)

The North America Hotel Investment Conference (NATHIC) concluded successfully on November 6, 2015. 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, is the leading meeting place for senior-level hospitality investment professionals. The conference 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 allows them to learn from industry leaders and experts during educational sessions.

This year, the key highlights at NATHIC included:
  • HVS Market specialists on site
  • Foreign Direct Investment Panel, including Wanda Hotels & Resorts.
  • Closing keynote by Leland Pillsbury from the Thayer Lodging Group.
  • Opportunities to meet with key hotel brand contacts including Hard Rock Hotel, Best Western, Starwood Hotels, Wyndham Worldwide, Vantage Hospitality and more.

The North America Hotel Investment Conference (NATHIC) provides a unique forum for its attendees to join some of the most influential leaders in the industry and develop 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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Asia


Tourism, Hotel Investment & Networking Conference (THINC) Sri Lanka

Tourism, Hotel Investment & Networking Conference (THINC) Sri Lanka

Hosted by HVS, the Tourism, Hotel Investment & Networking Conference (THINC) Sri Lanka, concluded successfully on February 11, 2016. The conference attracted over 175 delegates from across 14 countries, which comprised an interesting melange of prominent regional and global industry players. In addition to serving as an exceptional forum for knowledge-sharing and collaboration, the event allowed for ample networking opportunities with influential decision makers.

The THINC Sri Lanka Organizing Committee expresses its gratitude to all sponsors, partners, speakers and delegates for their valuable support, and looks forward to welcoming everyone next year.

Please write to Debjani Dhara (ddhara@hvs.com) or Swarn Jaitly (sjaitly@hvs.com) for more information.

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HOSI 2016

HOSI 2016

HOSI, the only dedicated forum for hotel professionals in the region, offers valuable perspectives on improving operational efficiencies, enhancing service standards, optimizing revenues and increasing bottom lines, bringing together the most influential gathering of leading hospitality professionals in India, including industry specialists, senior leadership, management teams and operations heads. Hotel Operations Summit India (HOSI) 2015 which took place in April, saw a turnout of over 300 participants. With the spotlight on ‘General Managers’, the conference program encompasses a series of keynote addresses by distinguished speakers and thought leaders, interesting group discussions, brainstorming sessions, and industry-focused workshops by subject-matter experts.

The HOSI Organizing Committee thanks all sponsors, exhibitors, supporters and delegates for their continued support, and looks forward to welcoming everyone at the 4th edition of HOSI to be held on April 4, 2016.

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China Hotel Investment Conference (CHIC)

China Hotel Investment Conference (CHIC)

Hosted by HVS and co-hosted by China Tourism Academy and Beijing International Studies University, the 11th China Hotel Investment Conference (CHIC) successfully concluded in May. The event brought together close to 450 distinguished delegates from across 12 nations, who exchanged strategic thoughts and discussed significant trends prevailing in the industry.

Over the years, the China Hotel Investment Conference (CHIC) has established its reputation as the most influential hotel investment conference in the region by consistently delivering a wealth of timely market insights that facilitate corporate strategies and growth in the world's second largest economy. CHIC is the must-attend meeting platform for domestic and international hotel and tourism industry leaders/investors to cultivate relationships, seek opportunities and gain valuable insights into the industry trends crucial for business decisions.

The CHIC Organizing Committee expresses its gratitude and appreciation to all partners, sponsors, delegates and participants for their continued support.

Please write to chic@hvs.com for more information.

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Tourism, Hotel Investment & Networking Conference (THINC) Indonesia

Tourism, Hotel Investment & Networking Conference (THINC) Indonesia

Hosted by HVS, THINC Indonesia 2015 which took place in September, concluded on a high note. Co-Hosted by the Ministry of Tourism, Republic of Indonesia and the Indonesia Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM), the conference brought together close to 250 industry stakeholders, business leaders and key decision-makers from across 15 nations. The two-day conference lived up to its reputation of being a one-of-a-kind hospitality event in Indonesia, once again creating a unique platform to deliberate on the development and direction of the hotel and tourism industry in the region.

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Hotel Investment Conference-South Asia (HICSA)

Hotel Investment Conference-South Asia (HICSA)

Hotel Investment Conference-South Asia (HICSA) is widely viewed by global industry leaders as the premier hospitality event for the South Asian region, valued for its networking opportunities and high-level contacts as much as for its content-rich sessions. Last year, the conference brought together 500 delegates from across 21 countries, with overwhelming participation from hotel owners, investors, operators, bankers and industry specialists sharing their best practices, new ideas and latest market trends.

HICSA 2016 will feature a stellar line-up of speakers including Shri Chandrababu Naidu, Hon’ble Chief Minister, Government of Andhra Pradesh; David Berg, CEO, Carlson Hospitality Group; Jan Smits, CEO - AMEA, InterContinental Hotels Group; Jonathan Vanica, MD - Asian Special Situations Group, Goldman Sachs; Kapil Chopra, President, The Oberoi Group; Michael Issenberg, Chairman & CEO - APAC, AccorHotels; Nakul Anand, Executive Director, ITC Limited; Peter Fulton, Group President - EAME & SW Asia, Hyatt Hotels Corporation and Thorsten Kirschke, President - APAC, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, to name a few.

The HICSA Organizing Committee thanks all sponsors, exhibitors, supporters and delegates for their continued support, and looks forward to welcoming everyone at the 12th edition of HICSA, scheduled on April 5-6, 2016.

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Africa

THINC Africa 2016

THINC Africa 2016

HVS is pleased to announce its inaugural Tourism, Hotel Investment & Networking Conference (THINC) Africa, scheduled to be held on 6th and 7th September, 2016, at the Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront, Cape Town.

Southern Africa is rapidly gaining significance in the global tourism industry, establishing itself as a must-see destination as well as a valuable investment playground. THINC Africa aims to provide a unique platform to discuss the future of the tourism and hotel industry in this region. The event will bring together key decision makers, from across hotel development and investment markets, to explore the tremendous opportunities that this region presents and deliberate on how to mitigate the potential risks of hotel development in Africa.

This two-day event will provide ample opportunities to network with peers and business contacts, allowing delegates to discover new and exciting opportunities in this fast expanding market.

THINC Africa will create an exceptional forum for knowledge sharing, collaboration and business generation, in a stimulating environment. Expertly tailored by HVS, and benefiting from our expertise in hosting some of the most premier hotel investment conferences globally, THINC Africa promises to soon become THE key conference in this part of the globe

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Caribbean

HVS Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference and Operations Summit 2016

HVS Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference and Operations Summit 2016

The Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference & Operations Summit (CHICOS) is the premier industry conference for the region and will be held at the prestigious Ritz-Carlton Hotel in San Juan, Puerto Rico on November 10-11, 2016. CHICOS 2016 will feature panels and discussions focused on the key issues impacting hospitality development in the region today: the availability of financing; lessons learned for future large scale mixed-use projects; the renewed interest and penetration of the all inclusive and vacation ownership segments; the opportunities that lie in Cuba, and so much more.

CHICOS brings together more than 300 investors and operators from around the world with interests in the Caribbean. These dynamic industry professionals include governmental representatives, opinion leaders, developers, bankers and other lenders, tourism officials, investment funds, hotel brand executives, companies seeking investors for their tourism projects, franchise organizations, public and private institutions, advisors and architects and designers. Attendees are all participating to discuss and learn about the market and its possibilities.

CHICOS is organized by HVS and co-hosted by a partnership with the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) and the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO). CHICOS 2016 also thanks the Puerto Rico Tourism Company, our Host Patron Sponsor.

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