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Wednesday, May 4

9:30am CEST

10:00am CEST

Power Players: Igniting the Next Stage
Many traditional hospitality business models are at the end of their lifecycles. ‘Cookie-cutter’ hotel brands just won't cut it with discerning customers craving authenticity and seamless experiences. How to bridge the gap between hotels and adjacent concepts? What business models are igniting the next stage and shaking up the market? What are these leaders doing differently than they did pre-pandemic? What are the emerging concepts they are paying attention to? How are they overcoming the biggest hospitality challenges?

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Matthias Huettebraeuker

Hospitality Strategist & Founding Partner, Denizen
A Renaissance man by design and a strategist by profession, Matthias has created, accelerated and transformed brands for the last 25 years. He held Managing Director positions at the much-awarded creative agencies Pixelpark and Scholz & Friends and has worked for global heavyweights... Read More →

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Stephen McCall

CEO, edyn
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Josef Vollmayr

Co-Founder and Managing Director, Limehome
Dr. Josef Vollmayr is Co-Founder and Managing Director of limehome, a 2018 founded, radically tech-driven hospitality concept. Based on automated back-end processes and a fully digital customer journey, Limehome is able to offer fully-equipped design apartments at prices of standard... Read More →
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Charlie MacGregor

CEO, The Student Hotel
Charlie MacGregor founded The Student Hotel in his 20s and today has his gaze firmly fixed on the future, guiding the company as it explores new territories and leads the way in the changing landscape of the community-based hospitality concept he conceived.A born entrepreneur and... Read More →

Wednesday May 4, 2022 10:00am - 10:45am CEST
Tessin - Pullman Hotel

10:45am CEST

Investing in Hybrid Hospitality
Hospitality investment pros take stock of their alternative investment exposure. Which asset classes are at the forefront of hospitality property market? What is emerging as new opportunity? How investment portfolios are changing to incorporate ESG ethos? How have the execution strategies changed? What are the most assured routes to investment for new players?

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Karen Friebe

Partner, Bird & Bird LLP
I am a London-based partner in our international Real Estate Group with many years' experience in real estate transactions. I also lead our international hotels, hospitality and leisure team, specialising in the acquisition, development and disposal of all types of hotels, from budget... Read More →

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Natalia Kolotneva

Head of European Living and Hospitality, LaSalle Investment Management
Natalia is an experienced real estate professional with 18 years of track record within the sector, previously working in leadership positions across public and private sectors. She is currently driving performance of a specialist asset management team at LaSalle, focusing on European... Read More →
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Kristian Smyth

Executive Director, Tristan Capital Partners
Kristian is an Executive Director in the Investment Team at Tristan Capital Partners with a 12 year track record in European real estate investment.Prior to joining Tristan, Kristian spent five years at CPPIB – Real Estate Investment, where he was focused on the acquisition and... Read More →
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Patrick McCudden

Senior Vice President, Business Development, AutoCamp
Pat McCudden is SVP of Business Development with a focus on international growth and multi-unit platform growth in the United States.Pat was SVP of Corporate Development and Transactions at Hyatt for the past 13 years and held various roles there including the oversight of its development... Read More →
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Jonathan Lee Jones

Investment Director, Ennismore
Jonathan is the Investment Director at Ennismore, a London-based Owner operator that has invested in hospitality real estate across Europe, the UK and the USA and is now, post merging with Accor, the largest and fastest growing lifestyle hospitality company. Jonathan has been at Ennismore... Read More →

Wednesday May 4, 2022 10:45am - 11:30am CEST
Tessin - Pullman Hotel

12:00pm CEST

Live Well, Longer: Senior Living & Wellness Hospitality
Age is just a number for the exponentially growing number of people in pursuit of healthy, active and vibrant lifestyles till the dignified end. How is the new breed of hospitality brands capturing this demand? What are the opportunities for hoteliers and investors in the hotelisation of senior living and wellness assets?

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Philip Bacon

Senior Director, Head of Planning & Development and Valuation, Horwath HTL
20 years’ international consulting experience of hotel valuations and feasibility studies, operator search, asset management and strategic business planning to owners, lenders and operators across Europe as well as in Africa, the Middle East and the Caribbean. Specialist in hospitality-based... Read More →

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Christina Kainz

Co-founder, LIVELY
Christina is a co-founder of the senior living operator lively, which operates in the asset class "assisted living" in Germany and was newly founded in 2021. The first property will open in 2023 with 123 flats in Gronau.In her daily work, Christina aims to utilize the pillars of the... Read More →
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Wilhelm Froon

CEO, Authentic Resorts Villages
Following 30 years in the development of mix use resorts worldwide, then the development of 10000 units as aparthotels in France, we are now creating a new type of mix use resorts developments including hotels hostels seniors residences ( three types) and Alzheimer suites.All units... Read More →
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Jan Garde

A global mixed-use development combining retail, leisure and serviced living in the hearts of the worlds most amazing cities. The serviced living offering focuses on the 60+ demographic with special focus on contemporary hospitality, focusing on what’s possible – rather... Read More →
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Celine Vadam

Founder & CEO, WE(i) Think
Celine Vadam founded her company, WE(i) Think, in mid-2020, aiming to bring a wellbeing angle to the hospitality, tourism and real estate industry, and bridging the gap between innovative solutions and projects. She is currently working on a range of hospitality projects from initial... Read More →

Wednesday May 4, 2022 12:00pm - 12:30pm CEST
Tessin - Pullman Hotel

12:30pm CEST

Serviced Living: What's Next for Aparthotels, Student Accommodation & Co-living?
Home-for-a-while model that blurred hotel service with apartments had an explosive growth and proved resilient during the pandemic. Serviced apartments, student accommodation, BTR and co-living models all capitlised on the hotelisation of living. How are they evolving and how staying competitive in the crowded marketplace?

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Dave Murray

Director, CBRE

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Navneet Bali

CEO, LyvInn Hotels
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Irene Pfeiffer

Investment Director, Temprano Capital
Irene Pfeiffer is Investment Director at Temprano Capital, a Brookfield porftolio company, focusing on the groups new acquisitions in the Living sector within Iberia and Italy.Prior to that, Irene worked as an Investment Manager at The Student Hotel focused on the expansion of the... Read More →

Wednesday May 4, 2022 12:30pm - 1:00pm CEST
Tessin - Pullman Hotel

1:00pm CEST

2:00pm CEST

The New Urban Status Quo: The Rise of the Hybrid Guest
Physical spaces continue to blur into each other for more uses to cater to customers with increasingly multi-faceted needs. What are the challenges of the model that caters to residents, guests, members and day visitors? How to serve hybrid customers who constantly shift through live-work-play mode? What are the investment, development and operational considerations when it comes to multi-purpose flexibility? How to diversify revenue streams within a single real estate asset? How to achieve the premium on the bottom line?

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Katherine Doggrell

Co-founder, NewDogPR
Katherine is a cofounder of NewDog PR, a boutique agency focused on the hotel investment sector. She has worked for publications including the FT, Business 2.0 and the leading hotel B2B titles as well as writing Checking Out - What the Rise of the Sharing Economy Means for the Future... Read More →

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Torsten Kuttig

Director Hotel Development, ECE Work & Live GmbH & Co. KG
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Theo Bortoluzzi

Business Development Manager, Kerten Hospitality
Business Development Lead with over three years experience in the hospitality space. Currently, Theo is heading the company development in Europe and overlooking the Global Development Team. An honours graduate of the Hospitality University Les Roches Marbella (Spain), Theo has been... Read More →
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Daniel Johansson

Director of Development and Acquisitions, Cheval Collection
Daniel Johansson is the Director of Development and Acquisitions of serviced apartment operator Cheval Collection, based in London at the group office.Daniel’s primary responsibilities are to set the global expansion strategy and to grow the portfolio across its three defined brands... Read More →
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Philip Ward

Senior Advisor, KSL Capital Partners
Philip is a Senior Advisor to KSL. Previously, Philip was Chief Executive Officer of JLL’s Hotels & Hospitality practice for Europe, the Middle East & Africa.  Prior to joining JLL in 2016, Philip was a Managing Partner at Brookfield Financial in London, having previously worked... Read More →
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William Laxton

CEO, Mactaggart Family & Partners
William is London CEO of Mactaggart Family and Partners and a Director of Resident Hotels.He is a real estate professional with experience executing buy and sell side transactions, capital raises (debt and equity) for development and investment, JV structuring and the establishment... Read More →

Wednesday May 4, 2022 2:00pm - 2:45pm CEST
Tessin - Pullman Hotel

3:15pm CEST

How to Break All the Old Rules with the Lifelong Hotelier David Bowd
Hospitality innovator David Bowd, who steered some of the world’s most exclusive hotels, will talk about overcoming the challenges and embracing renewal to excite the ever-changing guests. We’ll get a peek into his new venture The Aster – the decidedly “anti-Soho” establishment, along with Salt School - recruitment in a post-pandemic world. David will also reveal what keeps him up at night, what is “cool” and what his vision is for the new breed of hospitality.

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Eloise Hanson

Editor, Boutique Hotel News
Boutique Hotel News is a B2B multimedia platform for boutique, lifestyle and luxury hotels. As editor, I cover global news, comment and opinion from across these sectors and hold regular interviews with industry professionals.

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David Bowd

Founder & Chief Executive, Salt Hotels
David has over 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry, having worked in numerous hotels in the United Kingdom, Australia and at the corporate level in the U.S. David started his ground up career working for Hilton and Marriott in the U.K. before taking his first General... Read More →

Wednesday May 4, 2022 3:15pm - 3:40pm CEST
Tessin - Pullman Hotel

3:40pm CEST

Live, Stay, Work: Trends and Innovations
Alternative hospitality brands are rapidly becoming mainstream as they proved to win new customer demand for a flexible lifestyle and seamless hassle-free experiences. How are they innovating across real estate, operations and technology? What gives that edge that creates loyalty and repeat bookings? These innovators share what works and how to implement changes that make difference to the top line.

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David Eisen

Content Director, Media, Questex
David Eisen is Content Director, Media within the hospitality vertical for Questex, overseeing the content direction and focus for Hotel Management, Hospitality Insights and the complementing event series. Prior to Questex, he was Director of Hotel Intelligence, Americas, for HotStats... Read More →

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Tomer Bercoviz

CEO, Vonder
Tomer Bercoviz was born in Haifa, Israel. He completed his MBA in financial engineering & real estate at Hebrew University Jerusalem after a BA in both Business Administration - Finance and Government, Diplomacy, and Strategy at IDC Herzliya. He has combined his love of traveling... Read More →
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Niko Karstikko

Co-founder and CEO, Bob W
Niko Karstikko is a Finnish tech entrepreneur reinventing the hospitality industry as Co-founder and CEO of Bob W. Bob W is a tech company operating in hospitality and the first international climate-neutral hospitality provider. Under Karstikko's leadership, Bob W has raised €10... Read More →
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Julius Meinl

CEO, Julius Meinl Living
Julius Meinl VI. has over 10 years of principal investment and entrepreneurial experience. He previously worked at Colony Capital, a global real estate investment firm, as well as in the real estate investment banking group at Credit Suisse. Julius Meinl Vl. graduated in Business... Read More →
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Mani Yanika

CEO & Co-founder, MYCOlive
Innovation Leader, Mani is the CEO and Co-Founder of MYCOlive, an Ecosystem Platform for eCo-Living and eCo-Working Designer Apartments, solving real problems and helping change the world of Work & Living.Prior to Entrepreneurship, Mani spent over a decade at Global Corporates in... Read More →
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Mike Millas

Vice President - Financial Strategy, Kasa
Mike Millas is a member of the senior leadership team of Kasa Living, a technology-enabled operator and manager of flexible apartments, boutique hotels and single family vacation homes. One of the earliest members of Kasa’s team, he leads finance and business development across... Read More →

Wednesday May 4, 2022 3:40pm - 4:30pm CEST
Tessin - Pullman Hotel

4:30pm CEST