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Conference to Take Place June 2-4, 2013 at The New York Marriott Marquis
Registration is now open for the 35th Annual New York University International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference, hosted by the Preston Robert Tisch Center for Hospitality, Tourism, and Sports Management at the NYU School of Continuing and Professional Studies (NYU-SCPS). Sponsored by leading hospitality organizations, the Conference is the premier hospitality finance and development forum of its kind at which global hotel CEOs, owners, developers, investors, lenders, analysts, and other hospitality leaders gather to discuss current issues and the future of the industry.
The NYU Hospitality Conference will be held June 2-4, 2013 at the New York Marriott Marquis and will feature general sessions, workshops, and networking events to provide data, analysis, perspectives, insights, and opportunities. Jonathan M. Tisch, chairman of Loews Hotels and co-chairman of the Board and Office of the President of Loews Corporation, will serve again as Conference Chair, and NYU-SCPS Tisch Center Divisional Dean Bjorn Hanson will serve as Conference Host.
Conference Chair Jonathan M. Tisch and the executive planning committee have created a forum with dynamic discussions on fundamental and timely issues. Special program highlights include: “The Titans of Real Estate,” which will feature panelists Thomas J. Pritzker, chairman, Hyatt Hotels Corporation and Mort Zuckerman, chairman and chief executive officer, Boston Properties, Inc., along with moderator Simon Hobbs, co-anchor of CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street.”
Top industry executives will discuss leadership and strategy in the annual “CEOs Check-In” panel. The CEO line-up includes Stephen P. Joyce, president and chief executive officer, Choice Hotels International; Christopher J. Nassetta, president and chief executive officer, Hilton Worldwide; Trudy A. Rautio, president and chief executive officer, Carlson; and W. Edward Walter, president and chief executive officer, Host Hotels & Resorts. This panel will be moderated by Robert Boland, J.D., academic chair and clinical associate professor, NYU-SCPS Tisch Center.
Additionally, highly esteemed economists Steven Blitz, chief economist, ITG Investment Research, and Jason DeSena Trennert, managing partner, chairman, and chief executive officer, Strategas Research Partners will join moderator Ron Insana, CNBC contributor, Insana Information Partners, for the annual Economists' Update presentation.
As part of the NYU Hospitality Conference’s continuing initiatives to remain environmentally friendly, the conference brochure is available only online. A mobile application featuring the agenda, speaker bios, and conference news and updates will also be available for download. For more information, please visit http://www.scps.nyu.edu/hospitalityconference or follow the NYU-SCPS Tisch Center on Twitter at http://twitter.com/nyuhospitality.
About the NYU School of Continuing and Professional Studies
Established in 1934, NYU-SCPS (www.scps.nyu.edu) is one of NYU’s several degree-granting schools and colleges, each with a unique academic profile. The reputation of NYU-SCPS arises from its place as the NYU home for study and applied research related to key knowledge-based industries where the New York region leads globally. This is manifest in the School’s diverse graduate, undergraduate, and continuing education programs in fields such as Real Estate and Construction Management; Hospitality, Tourism, and Sports Management; Global Affairs; Philanthropy and Fundraising; Graphic Communications Media, Publishing, and Digital Arts; Human Capital Management, Marketing, and Public Relations; with complementary strengths in the Liberal and Allied Arts; Translation and Interpreting; Management and Information Technology; and Finance and Taxation. More than 100 distinguished full-time faculty members collaborate with an exceptional cadre of practitioner/adjunct faculty and lecturers to create vibrant professional and academic networks that attract nearly 5,000 degree-seeking students from around the globe. In addition, the School fulfills the recurrent continuing higher education needs of local and professional communities, as evidenced by 55,000 annual enrollments in individual courses, specialized certificate programs, conferences, workshops, seminars, and public events. The School’s community is enriched by more than 25,000 degree-holding alumni worldwide, many of whom serve as mentors, guest speakers, and advisory board members.