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Digital Events meant to educate & highlight innovative business in the independent hospitality space while featuring visionaries in the industry. 

Digital Events meant to educate & highlight innovative business in the independent hospitality space featuring visionaries in the industry. 

The Independent Lodging Congress takes things online.

The Independent Lodging Congress takes things online.

Micheal Achenbaum

June 17, 2021

2:00 pm EST

Gansevoort: A Reintroduction

Featuring: Micheal Achenbaum, President & Founder, Gansevoort Hotel Group

 Host: Andrew Benioff, Founder & Chairman, ILC 

 Interested in Digital Event Sponsorships?  E-mail Jackie Kelly at [email protected]

 Interested in Digital Event Sponsorships?  E-mail Jackie Kelly at [email protected]

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Session #130

Session #129

May 20, 2021

The Force Awakens: A New Hope for Hotels Through Experiential Programming
Watch: Atit Jariwala, CEO, Bridgeton Holdings

Session #128

May 3, 2021

The Designer With 1.5 Million Clients
Watch: Ben Uyeda, Founder & Director, Homemade Modern

Session #127

April 29, 2021

Consumer Shifts in a Post-Pandemic World
Watch: Joe Diaz, Co-Founder, AFAR Media 

Session #126

April 22, 2021

Ready, Set, Imagine: What Hospitality Looks Like After a Year of Day Dreaming
Watch: William Oberlin, Larah Moravek, & Dieter Cartwright, Partners, Dutch East Design

Session #125

April 19, 2021

Customer Expectations get 'Real' in a Transformed World of Travel
Watch: Janvi Jhaveri, Founder, Jack Strategy

Session #124

April 15, 2021

Staying True to Your Ethos
Watch: Ari Heckman, Founding Partner & CEO, ASH NYC

Session #122

April 5, 2021

Session #121

April 1, 2021

Session #120

March 25, 2021

The Trends that are Informing Travel
Watch: Eran Chen, Founding Principal, ODA Architects

Session #119

March 22, 2021

Session #118

March 18, 2021

Staying True to Your Ethos
Watch: Brian DeLowe, Co-Founder & President, Proper Hospitaity 

Session #117

March 11, 2021

Contribution Without Compromise
Watch: Bill Walshe, CEO, Viceroy Hotel Group

Session #116

March 8, 2021

Independent Hotels' Competitive Advantage in the Recovery
Watch: Larry Spelts, President, The Indigo Road Hospitality Group

Session #115

March 4, 2021

The Power of Curator:  How Indies are Working Together to Boost Profitability
Watch: Jen Barnwell, President, Curator Hotel & Resort Collection

Session #114

February 25, 2021

Are You Ready For the Roaring 20's?
Watch: Dave Neupert, Owner, Gold Diggers

Session #113

February 22, 2021

Session #112

February 11, 2021

The Rise of Outdoor Hospitality
Watch: Ryan Miller, Co-Founder, AutoCamp

Session #111

February 8, 2021

Explaining the Push for Lifestyle Brands
Watch: Cameron Sperance, Hospitality Reporter, Skift

Session #110

February 4, 2021

Session #109

January 28, 2021

Session #108

January 25, 2021

Session #107

January 21, 2021

Enhancing the Guest Experience Through Like-Minded Partnerships
Watch: Sumindi Peiris, Global Chief Marketing Officer, Time Out Group

Session #106

January 14, 2021

Self-Sufficient Sanctuary                                        Watch:  Larry Korman, President, AKA Hotel Residences

Session #105

January 7, 2021

Session #104

December 21, 2020

Culture Trumps Strategy; Even in a Pandemic
Watch: Tom Luersen, President, Coral Tree Hospitality

Session #103

December 18, 2020

Session #102

December 16, 2020

Changing the Game:  The Value of Cultural Relevancy
Watch: Kellie Pean, Co-Founder & CEO, Brand New, A Collective

Session #101

December 14, 2020

Session #100

December 11, 2020

Session #99

December 9, 2020

Anchors Aweigh:  How Remote Work Will Increasingly Influence Hospitality 
Watch: Bruno Haid, Founder & CEO, Roam

Session #98

December 7, 2020

Session #97

December 2, 2020

Session #96

November 30, 2020

Surviving COVID:  Cocktails & Lobbying
Watch: Ivy Mix, Owner, Leyenda

Session #95

November 23, 2020

Lifestyle Hotels & Coworking
Watch: Yoav Gery, President, Selina

Session #94

November 20, 2020

The Experience Factor:  Innovating Connection in a Virtual World 
Watch: Maryam Ahmed, Owner & Hospitality Consultant, Maryam + Company

Session #93

November 18, 2020

Creating Immersive Digital Destinations
Watch: Evan Rose, Founder & President, Rose Digital 

Session #92

November 16, 2020

Finding Opportunity in Adversity 
Watch: Matt Marquis, CEO, Pacifica Hotels 

Session #91

November 13, 2020

Session #90

November 9, 2020

Place-making in Secondary & Tertiary Urban Environments 
Watch: Jay Patel, President, Wintergreen Hospitality

Session #89

November 6, 2020

Session #88

November 2, 2020

Hotel Operations:  Doing More With Less
Watch:  Katherine Grass, CEO, Optii

Session #87

October 30, 2020

Session #86

October 28, 2020

Session #85

October 23, 2020

Session #84

October 21, 2020

Session #83

October 19, 2020

Conservative Optimisim:  An Asset Manager's Perspective
Watch: Matt Arrants, Executive Vice President, Pinnacle Advisory Group

Session #82

October 16, 2020

The Future of Cities & Hospitality 
Watch: Craig Greenberg, Former CEO, 21C Museum Hotels

Session #81

October 14, 2020

Investing In Hospitality Brands:  What Is Enlightened Hospitality Investments Betting On?  Diversity, Delivery, & Dedication
Watch: Mark Leavitt, Chief Investment Officer, Union Square Hospitality & Co-Founder & Co-Manging Partner, Enlightened Hospitality Investments

Session #80

October 12, 2020

Hospitality With Shipping Containers
Watch: Robin Staten, CEO, Tiny Urban Escapes

Session #79

October 9, 2020

Session #78

October 7, 2020

Rainbows & Unicorns:  Bringing Back The Magic To The Hospitality Industry 
Watch:  Andrea DeRosa & Ashley Manhan, Owners & Principals Designers, Avenue Interior Design

Session #77

October 5, 2020

Bracing for Winter:  Solutions for F&B Operators
Watch: Janine Beydoun, Restaurant Consultant, On The House Consulting

Session #76

October 2, 2020

Session #75

September 30, 2020

Session #73

September 25, 2020

Session #72

September 23, 2020

The Magic Behind Creating a Finely-Crafted, Luxury, Indie Hotel:  Insights from the Founder of Aurberge Resorts Collection 
Watch: Mark Harmon, Founder Auberge Resorts Collection

Session #71

September 21, 2020

Session #70

September 18, 2020

How the Furniture Company, The Everset, Has Changed the Game
Watch: Gavin Steinberg, Co-Founder & CEO, The Everset

Session #69

September 16, 2020

Session #68

September 11, 2020

Making the Most of Opportunities
Watch: David Bowd, Owner, Salt Hotels

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Session #67

July 29, 2020

Session #66

July 27, 2020

COVID & High-End Seasonal Resort Markets
Watch: Jason Brown, Partner, Blue Flag Partners

Session #65

July 24, 2020

Session #64

July 22, 2020

Session #63

July 20, 2020

How to Maintain Loyalty:  A Conversation with Alinio Azevedo about The Little Nell Hotel Group Guest Loyalty & Revenue Growth
Watch: Alinio Azevedo, Managing Director & COO, The Little Nell Hotel Group

Session #62

July 17, 2020

Reimagining Luxury 
Watch: Shannon Knapp, President & CEO, The Leading Hotels of the World

Session #61

July 15, 2020

Starting a Hotel Business:  Raising Capital, Raising Up a Community, & Raising the Bar
Watch: Marc Chodock, Managing Partner, Escape Hospitality

Session #60

July 13, 2020

Unapologetically Eclectic Aesthetic & Independent Spirit
Watch: Avi Brosh, Founder, Palisociety

Session #59

July 10, 2020

Session #58

July 8, 2020

Making the Match:  A New Way for Brands to Find Best-In-Class Agencies
Watch: Amy Ogden, Founder, The Collective

Session #56

July 2, 2020

Glamping & COVID-19
Watch: Peter Mack, Founder & CEO, Collective Hotel Retreats

Session #54

June 29, 2020

Old-School Hospitality in a New-School World
Watch: John Grossman, President, Grossman Hotel Properties

Session #53

June 26, 2020

Session #52

June 24, 2020

Hospitality Tech:  Medicine for Operators, Gold for Investors
Watch: Jimmy Frischling, Managing Partner, Branded Hospitality Group

Session #51

June 22, 2020

Property-Based Marketing:  Rebuilding & Coming Back Better
Watch: Andressa Chapman, Founder & President, Trigger Hotel Marketing

Session #50

June 19, 2020

Session #49

June 17, 2020

Session #48

June 15, 2020

Thriving in the New Technology-Powered Hospitality Business
Watch: Michael Schatzberg, Founder & Managing Partner, Branded Strategic Hospitality 

Session #46

June 11, 2020

Session #45

June 10, 2020

Session #44

June 9, 2020

Mindfulness in Hospitality 
Watch: Jon Staff, Founder & CEO, Getaway

Session #43

June 5, 2020

Session #42

June 4, 2020

New Horizons:  Where Travel Goes Next
Watch: Paul Brady, Articles Editor, Travel + Leisure

Session #41

June 3, 2020

Finding Silver Linings In Challenging Times
Watch: Carlton McCoy, President & CEO, Heitz Vineyards

Session #40

June 1, 2020

College Towns & Universities As Magnets
Watch: David Rochefort, President, Graduate Hotels 

Session #39

May 28, 2020

Session #38

May 27, 2020

Locke Hotels:  How A Shift In Consumer Behavior Will Transform Travel
Watch: Eric Jafari, Creative Director & Co-Founder, Locke Hotels; Chief Development Officer, edyn

Session #37

May 21, 2020

Session #36

May 26, 2020

Session #35

May 22, 2020

Session #34

May 20, 2020

The New Wave Of Entrepreneurship & The Future Of Flexible office Spaces
Watch: Jennifer Maher, CEO, 1776

Session #33

May 19, 2020

Session #32

May 18, 2020

Maintaining Hospitality Through The Age Of Automation
Watch: Raj Singh, CEO, Ivy by Go Moment

*Special thanks to our Digital Events Presenting Sponsor, Ivy by Go Moment*

Session #31

May 15, 2020

Collective Innovation:  Rethinking Space 
Watch the Panel

Panelists:                                                                        Jon Goss, Chief Brand Officer, Neuehouse    Markus Schreyer, SVP, The Americas & Business Innovation, Design Hotels                   Tony Cho, Founder, Metro 1; Co-Founder, Magic City Innovation District Little Haiti (R); Co-Founder, ChoZen Retreat & ChoZen Path

Moderator:                                                          Andrew Benioff, Founder & Chairman, The Independent Lodging Congress

Session #30

May 14, 2020

Innovate Or Disappear:  The Future Of Hospitality
Watch the Panel

Panelists:                                                                            R.P. Eddy, CEO, Ergo                                                    Ryan Simonetti, CEO & Co-Founder, Convene                                                                                      Aliya Khan, VP, Design- Lifestyle Brands, Marriot International                                                    Matthew Goodrich, Founder & Principal, GOODRICH Design 

Moderator:                                                                                 Scott Williams, President, The Nantucket Project

Session #28

May 12, 2020

Innovation, Opportunities, & Silver Linings
Watch: Greg Keffer, Partner, Rockwell Group

Session #27

May 11, 2020

Session #26

May 7, 2020

Session #25

May 6, 2020

Session #24

May 5, 2020

Session #22

May 1, 2020

Session #21

April 30, 2020

Session #19

April 28, 2020

Session #18

April 27, 2020

Session #17

April 23, 2020

Session #16

April 22, 2020

Session #15

April 21, 2020

Market Check-in:  Philadelphia, PA
Watch:  Ellen Yin, Partner, High Street Hospitality                                                                 Watch:  Nicole Marquis, CEO, HipCityVeg

Session #14

April 20, 2020

Session #12

April 16, 2020

Session #11

April 15, 2020

Session #10

April 14, 2020

Market Check-in:  D.C.
Watch:  Martin Ditto, CEO, Ditto Residential                                                    Watch:  Matt Wexler, Managing Partner, Foxhall Partners

Session #9

April 13, 2020

Session #8

April 10, 2020

Industry Check-in & Strategy For Riding Out the Unknown 
Watch:  Jason Pomeranc, Founder & Owner, SIXTY Hotels

Session #7

April 9, 2020

The Future of the Travel Industry
Watch:  Rafat Ali, CEO & Founder, Skift

Session #2

March 25, 2020

Marketing In A Crisis:  What Should Independent Hotels Do?
Chekitan S. Dev, Hospitality Marketing & Branding Expert

Session # 1

March 30, 2020

Hospitality Development & Opportunity Zones
Stephen Chan, Principal & Co-Founder, Eagle Point Hotels & Partner, The Independent Lodging Congress 

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