Breakout Sessions | Thursday, Oct. 26 from 10:15 - 11:30 am
Take your pick: hospitality, logistics or retail
Sponsored by Bock & Clark
Hospitality Trends and Challenges in 2017 and Beyond
Learn from industry experts what macro trends and disruptors are affecting the hospitality industry. How is the industry responding to these unexpected disruptors? Are hospitality players (including REITs) headed for consolidation? What is driving debt and equity into the hospitality industry and will foreign investment still be key? These topics, as well as others, will be discussed.
Suzanne Amaducci-Adams, Bilzin, Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod
Alexandra (Alex) R. Cole, Perkins Coie LLP
Deborah S. Friedland, EisnerAmper
Paul Weimer, CBRE Hotels
Infrastructure Requirements & Logistics: Responding to the Way Products are Delivered to Customers
John Vickerman is recognized internationally for his innovative solutions to issues facing the maritime and intermodal industry. His work is forward-focused and identifies changing trends in the markets and technology. Vickerman will discuss the current state of logistics, nationally and internationally, addressing factors such as the impact of the Panama Canal and regional distribution centers. Learn how your market may be affected and what to expect in the next year.
John Vickerman, Vickerman & Associates LLC
Leaders in Retail Real Estate
Clicks or bricks? Retail real estate is facing a rapidly changing marketplace. What are the disruptors in retail real estate and what are retail leaders doing to stay relevant?
Kenne Shepherd, Kenne Shepherd Interior Design Architecture, PLLC
Mandi Wedin, Washington REIT
JP Suarez, Walmart Realty