Hotel & Hospitality Summit


Hotel & Hospitality Summit
Friday, September 8, 2017
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Program
Golden Valley Country Club
7001 Golden Valley, Golden Valley, Minnesota 55427

8:00 AM Legislative update on issues that impact the Hotel and Hospitality industry in Minnesota 
Dan McElroy,
President, CEO, Hospitality Minnesota
• The outlook on the preemption of local government minimum wage and labor mandates.
• Tax relief for businesses this year.
• Efforts to reduce the risk of frivolous litigation, particularly as it applies to the Americans with Disabilities Act.

8:40 AM Hotel and Hospitality Market Overview and Update
Moderator: Mark Eble,
Managing Director, CBRE Hotels
Lee Kerfoot, Hotel Real Estate Advisor, Timm & Associates Inc
Ronn Thomas, Director, Senior Director of Hospitality, Cushman & Wakefield Northmarq
Jon Ruzicka, First Vice President Investments, Marcus & Millichap
• State of the industry: 2017 Market Update
• Who are the players in the Minneapolis/St Paul market
• What are some of the challenges to this industry compared to other forms of real estate
• Where does Minnesota stack up to the rest of the United States

9:30 AM Keys to a Successful Hotel Project – Current and Future Projections
Moderator: Herb Tousley,
University of St Thomas
Greg Schindler, Vice President, Sherman Associates, Inc
Nate Gundrum, Vice President, Mortenson
Ed Wilms, Principal, DLR Group
Scott Peterson, Sr. Director of Acquisitions, CSM
• Market forecasts, trends and projections
• How has the current economic conditions affected the Hotel Industry
• Incorporating government financing to structure the deal
• The importance of collaboration on a project

10:20 AM Break 

10:40 AM Trends in the Hospitality Industry
Moderator: Peter Dugan,
Vice President, CBRE
Dean Dovolis, DJR Architecture, Inc
Dan O'Neill, Vice President, Bloomington Convention & Visitors Bureau
Irv Cohen, Senior Risk Consultant, Bearence Management Group
• Emerging trends in the hotel and hospitality industry
• What is your hotel and hospitality outlook in Minneapolis and St Paul
• Ryder Cup, Super Bowl, X-Games, NCAA, LPGA and the effects on our hotel market  
• Bloomington Hotel growth, the City of Hospitality
• Affects of Hurricane Harvey on Hotel insurance and cybercrime

11:25 AM Keynote Speaker
The Honorable Mark Ritchie, President and CEO, Minnesota World's Fair 2023 Bid Committee

12:00 PM Adjourn and Networking


Hotel & Hospitality Summit


  • When

  • Friday, September 8, 2017
    8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Central Time

  • Where

  • Golden Valley Country Club
    7001 Golden Valley
    Golden Valley, Minnesota 55427

Outlook Outlook
iCal iCal
Google Google
Yahoo! Yahoo!