Meet the Money® 2009

Program

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Tuesday, May 5, 2009

6:00 p.m. Reception, Century Foyer

Wednesday, May 6, 2009

7:00 a.m. Registration, Networking and Breakfast – Grand Ballroom Foyer

8:00 a.m. Welcome by Jim Butler

8:15 a.m. State of the Industry Alerts

Moderator: Bruce Baltin, PKF Consulting

Smith Travel Research
U.S. Lodging Industry – Is There Light at the End of the Tunnel?
Mark Lomanno

PKF Consulting
“PKF Hotel Horizons—Lodging Industry Outlook?”
Mark Woodworth

Q&A
Questions for STR or PKF

9:00 a.m. Panel 1: Bridging the Capital Gap

Moderator: Rob Stiles, Cushman & Wakefield Sonnenblick Goldman
Panelists: John Lustgarten, Lowe Enterprises
Bernie Siegel, KSL Capital Partners, LLC
Chad Christensen, Washington Real Estate Holdings, LLC
Barry Olson, Archon Capital
Derik Eubanks, Ashford Hospitality Trust
Jonathan Roth, Canyon Capital Realty Advisors

9:55 a.m. Coffee Break

10:15 a.m. Panel 2 The Note is Coming Due: Strategies and Approaches
for Value Enhancement . . . And Other Options

Moderator: Jim Butler, JMBM
Panelists: Jack Westergom, Manhattan Hospitality Advisors
Steve Van, Prism Hotels & Resorts
Jackie Brome, Capmark, Inc.
Patrick O’Neal, Midland Loan Services, Inc.
Troy Miller, Centerline, Inc.
Edd Hendee, Starwood Capital Group

11:10 a.m. Panel 3 What’s Happening in Capital Markets? Are any deals
getting done? Where and How?

Moderator: Michael Cahill, HREC Investment Advisors
Panelists: David Schachter, Reedland Capital Partners
Marty Collins, Gatehouse Capital
Neil Freeman, Aries Capital LLC
Henry Vickers, AEW Capital Management
Kevin Donahue, Midland Loan Services, Inc.
Abid Gilani, Marriott International, Inc.

12:05 p.m. Move to Lunch

12:15 p.m. Lunch

California Ballroom

1:00 p.m. Keynote Lunch Speaker

Richard Green, Economist, USC Lusk Center for Real Estate
Federal Financial Policy since January 20: Will it Work?

1:15 p.m. CEO Perspectives and Strategies: Preserving & Creating Value
in a “Nuclear Winter”

Moderator: Tom Engel, T.R. ENGEL Group
Panelists: Tom Corcoran, Felcor Lodging Trust Incorporated
Bruce Wiles, Thayer Lodging Group
Larry Broughton, Broughton Hospitality Group
Michael Depatie, Kimpton Hotel & Restaurant Group
Jonathan Falik, JF Capital Advisors
Kevin Mahoney, Stonebridge Companies

2:10 p.m. Move to Grand Ballroom

2:20 pm Special Presentation

Overview of Capital Markets
John Arabia, Green Street Advisors

2:35 pm Panel 5 Mixed Use: Unscrambling the Omelet – Fixing, Preserving &
Positioning Projects in Today’s Financial Crisis

Moderator: David Berins, Berins & Company
Panelists: Peter Connolly, Parthian Development
Scott Rynders, Gatehouse Capital
Thomas Prins, Gemstone Resorts International
Michael Mahoney, Triyar Hospitality LLC
Max Reim, Live Work Learn Play

3:30 p.m. Panel 6 A Critical Source of Viable Public Capital. . .
What everyone needs to know about PPPs Today

Moderator: Cathy Holmes, JMBM
Panelists: David Taussig, Taussig & Associates
Jeff Scruggs, Goldman Sachs
Beatrice Hsu, LA Industrial Development Authority
Ray Garfield, Garfield Traub Development LLC
Valerie Red-Horse, Red-Horse Financial Group

4:35 pm BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Gateway Salon

Breakout 7A: Finding the Pony – Bankruptcy, Receiverships & Restructurings

Moderator: Robert E. Kaplan, JMBM
Panelists: Jackie Brome, Capmark, Inc.
Bill Hoffman, Trigild, Inc.
Eric Ewoldt, Resolution Services, LLC
Mark Burden, Rim Hospitality
Bill Howell, HAI Advisors

Grand Salon A

Breakout 7B: CMBS Special Servicing 101: What you need to know and
why they are so important

Moderator: Steve Van, Prism Hotels & Resorts
Panelists: Patrick O’Neal, Midland Loan Services, Inc.
Curt Spaugh, Helios AMC
Stephen Krooth, Krooth Advisory Services
Richard Bosworth, Canyon Capital Realty Advisors

Salon 112

Breakout 7C: Successful Strategies for Marketing, Selling and Financing
Vacation Ownership to Increase Project Profitability

Moderator: Kris Jamtaas, Group RCI
Panelists: Jamie Klein, The Lore Institute
James Danz, Danz Development
Bob Waun, Vacation Finance

Grand Salon F

Breakout 7D Brands: What Changes are the Brands Implementing to
Respond to the Realities of our New Economy?

Moderator: Tom Morone, Warnick & Co.
Panelists: Stephen Casey, Carlson Hotels Worldwide
Brian Quinn, InterContinental Hotels Group
Jeff Dallas, Wyndham Hotels Group
Alison Cumberland, Marriott International
Joseph Long, Kimpton Hotel & Restaurant Group, LLC
Marc Gordon, Morgans Hotel Group LLC

5:30 pm Grand Welcome Reception

Poolside

Thursday, May 7, 2009

8:00 a.m. Registration, Networking and Breakfast – Grand Ballroom

9:00 a.m. Welcome Back – Jim Butler – Grand Ballroom

9:05 a.m. Andrew Ingraham, NABHOOD

9:15 a.m. Hotel Values and CAP Rates

Suzanne Mellen, HVS

9:30 a.m. LIIC Top Ten

Michael Cahill, HREC Investment Advisors

9:45 a.m. Q&A – Mellen & Cahill

10:00 a.m. Panel 8 – Debt & Equity – Who’s Playing Now or Coming
Off the Sidelines?

Moderator: David Soares, Lexden Capital
Panelists: Russ Urban, HEI Hotels & Resorts LLC
Scott Brown, ABA Development, LLC
Jack vanHartesvelt, Kennedy Associates Real Estate
Michael Lovata, Grayhawk Capital Funding
Stephen Stoycos, Choice Hotels International

11:00 a.m. BREAKOUT SESSION

Grand Salon A

Breakout 9A Hotel Management Agreements – Managing your
Manager in Hard Times

Moderator: Cathy Holmes, JMBM
Panelists: Jack Westergom, Manhattan Hospitality Advisors
Peter Connolly, Parthian Development
Russ Dazzio, R&R Global Hospitality
Chip Wilson, Johnson Capital-Lodging Advisory
Bill Sipple, Index Consulting Group

Presentations

Hospitality Lawyer Insights from MTM: #15 Challenges and Opportunities
Hospitality Lawyer Insights from MTM: #14 Brands
Hospitality Lawyer Insights from MTM: #13. REITs and other institutional investors
Hospitality Lawyer Insights from MTM: #12. What’s left for owners today?
Hospitality Lawyer Insights from MTM: #11. What are the winning strategies for hotels today?
Hospitality Lawyer Insights from MTM: #10. When will CMBS come back?
Hospitality Lawyer Insights from MTM: #9. What is the future for new hotel construction and development?
Hospitality Lawyer Insights from MTM: #8. How should borrowers and lenders deal with each other during this credit crisis?
Hospitality Lawyer Insights from MTM: #7. Public – Private Hotel Development Financing – What Kinds of Public- Private Hotel Projects Are Underway Now and What Kinds of Public Financing Are Available Now to Build Hotels
Hospitality Lawyer Insights from MTM: #6. What is happening with hotel values today?
Hospitality Lawyer Insights from MTM: #5. Troubled hotel loans in CMBS – working with special servicers
Hospitality Lawyer Insights from MTM: #4. What is the cost of capital for hotels?
Hospitality Lawyer Insights from MTM: #3. When is it time to buy hotels?
Hospitality Lawyer Insights from MTM: #2. When does the hotel industry recover?
Hospitality Lawyer Insights from MTM: #1. Is leverage dead or deadly — a controversial new investment reality may be taking hold
Hospitality Lawyers: Public markets got us in to this. Can they get us out?
Hospitality Lawyers: “State of the Public Equity Markets – Lodging & REIT Sectors”
Hospitality Lawyers: What’s happening to hotel values and cap rates in 2009? by Suzanne Mellen
Hospitality Lawyers: Mark Woodworth’s ‘Night has fallen. Waiting for sunrise’. WOW!
Hospitality Lawyers: The latest “Optimistic Views” from Smith Travel Research
Hotel Lawyer: Live, love and know your CMBS Special Servicer. Why no one may be more important for you to know all about right now — in survival or “treasure hunting”
Hotel Lawyer on the Gridlock: Can it be unlocked? Holy Zoley! How do you cope with a complete paradigm shift in the hotel industry?