Hospitality Leadership and Design Conference
London

London

January 29th, 2020

Taking place at Rosewood London in High Holborn, our high-quality conference will see top-level executives, hoteliers, restaurateurs, designers, markets analysts and premium suppliers alike engaging in a lively, informative and inspiring programme of panel discussions and Q&As.

Delegates can also take advantage of scheduled networking sessions, providing an invaluable opportunity to meet face to face with those shaping the future of hospitality and hospitality design.

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Rosewood London
252 High Holborn
London
WC1V 7EN

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8am

ARRIVAL

Registration with coffee, tea and breakfast pastries

8.45am

WELCOME

Sarah Crofts Event Compère
Can Faik
Event Director

9am

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Filip Boyen Chief Executive Officer, Forbes Travel Guide

9.15am

THE LEADERSHIP PANEL – HOSPITALITY 2.0

In manifold ways the hospitality industry is undergoing a significant reboot, challenging industry norms which have underpinned investment decision-making, development and brand management for decades.
What opportunities form the current thinking for our panellists in this era of disruption?

PANELLISTS

Simon Casson President, Hotel Operations EMEA – Four Seasons Hotel and Resorts
Dimitris Manikis
President and Managing Director EMEA – Wyndham Hotels & Resorts
Graham Kiy
Vice President EMEA, Hard Rock International
William Mackay Executive Vice President Operations Europe and Americas,
Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts

MODERATOR

Can Faik Editor, Hospitality Interiors

10am

– COFFEE/TEA & NETWORKING –

10.30am

BRANDS & DESIGNERS

Designers and product brands share common goals and ultimately work together for mutual success. What does the panel see as the potential positives and possible pitfalls of this marriage of convenience?

PANELLISTS

Marcel Wanders Product and Interior Designer
Jay Osgerby
Product and Interior Designer

MODERATOR

Daniel Englender Managing Director, London – Benjamin West

11.15am

THE OWNERS’ PANEL

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

PANELLISTS

Harry Handelsman Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Manhattan Loft Company
William Anderson
Chief Executive Officer, Half Moon Bay
Grace Leo
President and Chief Executive Officer, Grace Leo Consultancy

MODERATOR

Harry McKinley Writer, Editor and Hospitality Consultant

12 noon

– LUNCH & NETWORKING –

1.15pm

THE DESIGN LEADERS’ PANEL

Exploring how design strategies define the appeal and reach of individual brands within the hospitality multiverse.

PANELLISTS

Emma King Head of Interior Design, IHG
Damien Perrot
Global Senior Vice President Design, Accor
Joey Goei-Jones Design Manager, GLH Hotels

MODERATOR

Constantina Tsoutsikou Creative Director At-Large

2pm

CELEBRITY CRUISES – THE CELEBRITY REVOLUTION

The panel discusses how outstanding design is pushing the boundaries of the cruise ship experience.

PANELLISTS

Lisa Lutoff-Perlo President Chief Executive Officer, Celebrity Cruises
Kelly Hoppen
MBE Interior Designer, Product Designer, Author, TV & Film Personality
Filip Boyen
Chief Executive Officer Forbes Travel Guide

MODERATOR

Can Faik Editor, Hospitality Interiors

2.40pm

– COFFEE/TEA & NETWORKING –

3.10pm

THE INTERNATIONAL DESIGN PANEL

Some of the world’s foremost designers delve into the design priorities and demands of leading brand owners.

PANELLISTS

Beth Campbell Chief Executive Officer, Wilson Associates
Ed Ng
Co-founder and Principal of AB Concept
Margaret McMahon
Senior Vice President and Global Director Wimberly Interiors

MODERATOR

Alicia Sheber Design and Hospitality Editor, and Writer

3.50pm

– CLOSING REMARKS –

Can Faik Editor, Hospitality Interiors

4pm

– DRINKS RECEPTION –

Serving Veuve Clicquot Extra Brut Extra Old
Courtesy of event sponsor, Veuve Cliquot

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