About Meet the Money® – FAQs

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May is Meet the Money® time!

Every year, in early May, Meet the Money – the National Hotel Finance & Investment Conference – brings hospitality executives and capital providers together in Los Angeles for learning, networking, and deal-making.

Meet the Money was founded in 1990 by Jim Butler, Chairman of JMBM’s Global Hospitality Group®,  the most experienced legal and advisory team in the industry. With more than $87 billion in hotel transaction experience, involving more than 3,900 properties around the globe, the team’s extensive knowledge of the market and its players allows them to call on the industry’s top executives and thought leaders to share their insight and expertise at Meet the Money.

What makes us different?
Meet the Money’s reputation as a productive, exciting event where deals are made attracts industry leaders, while creating a friendly and approachable environment for one-on-one networking between speakers, sponsors and attendees.

Who attends Meet the Money?
Meet the Money is attended by hotel owners, developers, investors, lenders, operators, advisors, consultants, brands, lenders and other capital providers.

How much does it cost to attend?
Registration is $1,150. Early bird registration is available until February 29, 2020.

Can I get an attendee list?
All attendees receive a list of conference attendees on-site at the conference. Only sponsors are provided with a list in advance.

What is the dress code?
The dress is business casual. (Ties are discouraged!) The panel discussions take place in air conditioned rooms and evening social events often take place outdoors.

Where is the conference held?
The conference is held at the Hyatt Regency LAX. A shuttle bus is available from the Los Angeles International Airport.

How do I become a sponsor?
Visit our sponsors page to learn about all the benefits of sponsorship!

How do I become a speaker?
Speakers are invited by the planning committee, but you may throw your hat in the ring by sending your qualifications, previous speaking experience, and a summary of remarks to DFilice@jmbm.com.

How do I register?
Click here to register.

What is your cancellation policy?

Should you be unable to attend Meet the Money® 2020, a prompt refund less an administrative fee of $200 will be made for cancellations received in writing before April 1, 2020. No refunds will be made thereafter. Cancellations received after April 1 will be issued a credit for next year’s conference.

Please contact Doreen Filice Gabel at DFilice@jmbm.com or 310.201.3589 if you wish to cancel your registration.

Credit may be applied to any other JMBM conference, which credit will expire on May 31, 2021. Substitutions may be made up to 72 hours in advance of the conference. The program and individual speakers are subject to change without notice.

Who do I contact if I have questions?
Send questions to DFilice@jmbm.com.