Meet the Money® 2011


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Monday, May 2, 2011

7:00 pm Winebar mixer for early arrivals – Century Foyer

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

7:00 am Registration, Networking and Breakfast – Grand Ballroom Foyer

7:45 am Welcome by Jim Butler

8:00 am State of the Industry Alerts

Moderator: Bruce Baltin, PKF Consulting USA

Smith Travel Research
U.S. Lodging Industry – What lies ahead?

Jan Frietag

PKF Hospitality Research
“PKF Hotel Horizons—Lodging Industry Outlook?”

Mark Woodworth

R.W. Baird & Co. Inc.
“Capital Markets Update”
David Loeb

9:00 am Panel 1: What are the real players doing? Industry perspective
and transactional insights

Moderator: Wayne Williams, Warnick + Company
Panelists: Kevin Colket, Starwood Capital Group
Kevin Donahue, Midland Loan Services
Rick Frank, Behringer-Harvard Partners, LLC
Rick Kleeman, Wheelock Street Capital
Jonathan Roth, Canyon Partners, Inc.
Rene J. Theriault, Goldman Sachs

9:55 am Coffee Break

10:10 am Panel 2 Creating value in a Brave New World:
Lenders, Receivers, Investors

Moderator: Jack Westergom, Manhattan Hospitality Advisors
Panelists: Mark Burden, Rim Hospitality
Timothy Dick, TriMont Real Estate Advisors
Anna Hertzman, Swedbank AB
Christopher Pfohl, Pyramid Hotel Group
Christian Ruehmer, WestLB


Gateway Salon

Breakout 3A: Creative solutions…Repositioning urban and resort transient and
vacation ownership hospitality assets

Moderator: David Sudeck, JMBM
Panelists: Uta Birkmayer, Xsense Authentic Places.
Douglas N. Dreher, THG, Inc.
Bob McGrath, RCI
Howard Nusbaum, ARDA
Richard Ragatz, Ragatz Associates
Julia Watson, Farrow Commercial Construction

GrandSalon A

Breakout 3B: Debt & Equity for hotels today

Moderator: Geoff Davis, HREC
Panelists: Peter Berk, PMZ Hotel Finance Group
Patrick Feltes, GE Capital
Anne Hampton, Wells Fargo
Mark Lanspa, Credit Suisse
Bill Weber, Cantor Fitzgerald

Grand Salon F

Breakout 3C: Borrowers with Workouts

Moderator: Chuck Bedsole, Alvarez & Marsal
Panelists: Chris Albano, Citi
Frank Anderson, Anderson Consulting
Jeffrey Duni, HVS Capital
Robert Kline, RW Kline Companies
William Stuckeman, 1st Service Solutions

12:00 pm Buffet Lunch
California Ballroom

12:30 pm Special Presentations

Andrew Ingraham, NABHOOD

Angela Gonzalez-Rowe, LHA

Morris Lasky, The Lodging Conference 2011

12:45 pm. Views from the Executive Suite

Moderator: Peter Connolly, Hostmark Hospitality Group
Panelists: Robert Alter, Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc.
Jerry Cataldo, Hostmark Hospitality Group
Marty Collins, Gatehouse Capital Corp
Jonathan Falik, JF Capital Advisors
Cormac O’Modhrain, CIM Group
Greg Mount, Richfield Hospitality Inc.


Grand Salon A

Breakout 5A: When your big deal is a Big Deal — Working with the Media

Moderator: Kris Hudson, Wall Street Journal
Panelists: Nadja Brandt, Bloomberg
Elizabeth Lampert, Elizabeth Lampert PR
Jay Schultz, Hotel Business
Roger Vincent, Los Angeles Times

Gateway Salon

Breakout 5B: CMBS – What’s coming and how do I benefit from it?

Moderator: Steve Van, Prism Hotels & Resorts
Panelists: Jackie Brome, Berkadia Commercial Mortgage
Neil Freeman, Aries Capital

Jeff Kolessar, GF Management, Inc.
Robert Massey, TriMont Real Estate Advisors
Curt Spaugh, Helios AMC

2:40 pm Panel 6 Finance I Panel

Moderator: Rob Stiles, Cushman & Wakefield Sonnenblick Goldman
Panelists: Chris Albano, Citi
Scott Brown, ABA Development
James Luchars, AEW Capital Management
Barry Olson, Archon Capital, a Goldman Sachs Company
Kirk Pederson, Morgan Stanley
William Sipple, HVS Capital Corp

3:35 pm Panel 7 Who’s doing transactions and how?

Moderator: Cathy Holmes, JMBM
Panelists: Thom Geshay, Davidson Hotel Company
Kevin Mahoney, Stonebridge Companies
Bruce Lowrey, RockBridge Capital LLC
Matthew Raine, Evolution Hospitality
David Sloan, Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc.
Sam Winterbottom, Grubb & Ellis

4:30 pm Panel 8 Underwriting a deal in the current market

Moderator: Patrick Deming, Eastdil Secured
John Bertolozzi, Scotia Capital
Richard Bosworth, Canyon Partners, Inc.
Mark Keiser, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide
Stan Kozlowski, CBRE Hotels
Mark Wiesenthal, Platinum Equity

5:30 pm Grand Welcome Reception – Poolside

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

8:00 am Registration, Networking and Breakfast – Grand Ballroom Foyer

9:00 am Welcome Back – Jim Butler – Grand Ballroom

9:05 am Special Presentations

Hotel Values and CAP Rates
Suzanne Mellen, HVS

9:20 am LIIC Top Ten
Michael Cahill, HREC

9:30 am California Hotel Perspective
Alan Reay, Atlas Hospitality

9:45 am Panel 9 – The receiver did it! They are doing everything
now with distressed assets

Moderator: Guy Maisnik, JMBM
Panelists: Mark Burden, Rim Hospitality
Judy Hoffman, Trigild, Inc.
Jeff Kolessar, GF Management, Inc.
Patrick O’Neal, Midland Loan Services
Tom Prins, Gemstone Hotels & Resorts
Steve Van, Prism Hotels & Resorts

10:40 am Coffee Break – Grand Ballroom Foyer

11:00 am Panel 10 Up your NOI! Turning around operations and
enhancing value

Moderator: Greg Hartmann, Jones Lang LaSalle Hotels
Panelists: Maki Bara, The Chartres Lodging Group
Matt Engel, TR ENGLE Group
David Merritt, Marcus Hotels & Resorts
David Shamoian, Distinctive Hospitality
Todd Wynne-Parry, Pan Pacific Hotels & Resorts

12:00 pm, Buffet Lunch – California Ballroom

1:00 pm Panel 11 Brands as part of your value strategy

Moderator: Robert Braun, JMBM

Panelists: Alison Cumberland, Marriott
Jeffrey Dallas, Wyndham Hotel Group
Michael Higgins, IHG InterContinental Hotels Group
Ruth Ormsby, Carlson Hotels
Glenn Moon, Choice Hotels International

2:00 pm ADJOURN


Hotel Lawyer with the Executive Roundtable results.
Hotel Lawyer: Latest perspective on the hotel industry from Smith Travel
Hospitality Lawyers with PKF and Mark Woodworth’s Lodging Overview
Hotel Lawyers’ updates on capital and debt markets for hotels, transaction sales data and financings
Hotel Lawyer updates on hotel cap rates, values and transactions
Hotel Lawyer with nuggets from JMBM’s Meet the Money® 2011
Hotel industry think tank’s top 10 challenges for 2011
Top hotel industry leaders converge for Executive Roundtable at Meet the Money®