October 6, 2022
Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile
540 N. Michigan Ave.
About the Event
1:00pm - 5:00pm (CT)
Illinois hoteliers are getting together and you’re invited!
The Illinois Hotel Conference is your opportunity to connect with the larger hotel community and hear industry leaders and experts share the latest hotel market trends and policy updates impacting your hotel.
The event is free and open to all Illinois hoteliers who will have the opportunity to:
- Network with local hoteliers and industry leaders
- Learn the latest recruiting tips and best practices
- Hear VIP speakers including state tourism executives and elected officials
- Catch-up on the very latest policy updates impacting your hotel
- Discover the latest state and national hotel market data trends
A complimentary networking reception will follow.
Secure your seat, register today!
Please reach out to Brittany Mortensen if you have any questions.
12:00PM Registration opens
1:00PM Welcome Remarks
1:05PM Illinois Commerce & Economic Opportunity
Director Sylvia Garcia, Director, Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity
1:15PM How the Latest Industry Data Impacts You
Brandon Gill, Sales Executive, STR
1:30PM Deputy Mayor Samir Mayekar
Deputy Mayor Samir Mayekar
1:45PM Advocating for your Business
Chip Rogers, AHLA Update
Michael Jacobson, President & CEO, IHLA
2:15PM Capital Markets with JLL
John Nugent, Managing Director, Hotels & Hospitality, JLL
2:30PM Technology Solutions: Sponsor Highlight
Brooks Sullivan, Regional Sales Manager, TraknProtect
Peter Dodge, Senior Manager, Public Affairs, Brand USA
Rick Nickle, Regional Business Manager, Qwick
Brian Arevalo, Senior Vice President, Midwest Region, HVS
2:35PM Sponsor Meet & Greet
2:45PM Welcome Back
2:50PM Best Practices for Revenue Generation content provided by HSMAI
Michael Klein, Global VP, Revenue Management, Hyatt
3:10PM Workforce Challenges & Solutions
Adam Glickman, VP, Marketing, Actabl
Alisha Gulden, VP, Sales, Training, & Certification, AHLEI
Jennifer Clark Fugolo, Vice President of Advancement, AHLA Foundation
Networking Reception begins following remarks
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