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INDEPENDENT
LODGING CONGRESS

is a place of discovery, collaboration and idea generation for owners and operators of independent hotels. Through meaningful and relevant panels, deep dive breakouts, and of course, great food and beverage, we strive to connect visionaries and thought leaders inside (and outside) the independent lodging sector for the betterment of our industry and the guests we serve.

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NEXT EVENT
MIAMI CONFAB | FEBRUARY 7

Join us on February 7 for a full-day event as we explore Miami’s hospitality scene in the creative, mural covered neighborhood of Wynwood.

CURRENT SPEAKERS

Steven Haigh

General Manager + Co-Founder
KYU Miami

Avra Jain

Founder
The Vagabond Group

Bradley Kilgore

Owner
Kilgore Culinary

David Kelly

Professor of Economics
University of Miami
WHO ARE WE?

We are a marketplace of ideas for high-profile hoteliers, restaurateurs, developers, financiers and creatives with a passion for breaking the status-quo.  Overall, our community controls at least 500 properties across the U.S. This is where meaningful business relationships begin, grow and flourish.

Miami, FL | February 7, 2019

New York City, New York | June 2019

Los Angeles, CA | October 2019

PAST SPEAKERS

We serve to connect you, challenge you, and inspire you. That’s why we include trailblazers from both inside + outside the hospitality industry. These are our speakers from 2018.

Peter Bittenbender

CEO
Mass Appeal

Michael Depatie

Managing Partner
KHP Capital Partners

Gulla Jónsdóttir

President + Founder
Gulla Jónsdóttir Architecture + Design

Amar Lalvani

CEO + Managing Partner
Standard International
SAY WHAT?

“ILC is great because it really sponsors the people who are doing the most creative + original work in our industry.”

Brad Wilson, President, Ace Hotels

“There are a lot of hospitality conferences, but if you want to know where things are heading: this is it.”

Bruno Haid, Founder + CEO, Roam

VIDEOS
BLOG + PRESS
INDIE AWARDS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

You know you want to. Next Stop: Miami | February 7

From Brooklyn to D.C. to Miami, the Independent Lodging Congress promises to keep things raw and real. We’re dedicated to bringing you new connections, inspiring content and a dangerously passionate mindset.

INDEPENDENT LODGING CONGRESS

We are a shamelessly bold convergence of provocateurs who orchestrate, create, and intoxicate. Join the crusade.

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