INDIE CONFAB NEW ORLEANS 2020

INDIE CONFAB NEW ORLEANS 2020

An event meant to connect creative provocateurs and disruptors from hotels, F&B, design, and finance.

An event meant to connect creative provocateurs and disruptors from hotels, F&B, design, and finance.

The Independent Lodging Congress continues to take things on the road.

The Independent Lodging Congress takes things on the road.

January 13 & 14, 2020
January 13 & 14, 2020
January 13 & 14, 2020

New Orleans, LA

New Orleans, LA

Get inspired as we dive into New Orleans unique hospitality scene. On January 13 we will enjoy an immersive neighborhood tour. On January 14, After a stimulating day of engaging panels and INDIEtalks, and an evening of Hors d’oeuvres and cocktails with fellow visionaries in the space.  In ILC fashion, we keep things raw, original and intimate.

Get inspired as we dive into New Orleans unique hospitality scene. On January 13 we will enjoy an immersive neighborhood tour. On January 14, After a stimulating day of engaging panels and INDIEtalks, and an evening of Hors d’oeuvres and cocktails with fellow visionaries in the space. 

In ILC fashion, we keep things raw, original and intimate.

Featured Speakers

LOCATION

Location

Ace Hotel
600 Carondelet St.
New Orleans, LA 70130

Schedule

Schedule

Monday, January 13

Location: All Around!

Monday, January 13

1:00 pm

1:00 - 6:00pm

All Access Immersive Experience


5 hour immersive experience in New Orleans including a hotel tour, exploring historic / architectual preservation and cocktails / local cuisine!

Stops inculde:
- Claiborne Corridor - Read more about the Claiborne Corridor
- StudioBE - Read more about StudioBE
- Hotel Peter & Paul - Read more about Hotel Peter & Paul
- Where Y'Art - Read more about Where Y'Art

Only for All Access Pass Holders!
5 hour immersive experience in New Orleans including a hotel tour, exploring historic / architectual preservation and cocktails / local cuisine!

7:30 pm

7:30 pm

Private Dinner

***For Speakers & Sponsors Only***

***Only for Speakers & Sponsors***
Unsure if you have an invite to the ILC Private Dinner?  E-mail Tatiana Swedek at [email protected] to find out! 

Tuesday, January 14

Location: Ace Hotel

10:00 am

Registration

@ Ace Hotel

10:45 am

Welcome!

Andrew Benioff, Llenrock Realty Partners

11:00 am

The Rise & Role of F&B

INDIEconvo - 20 minutes
Nina Compton, Compere Lapin
Justin Fields, Makeready
Sarah  Eustis, Main Street Hospitality (moderator)

11:25 am

Conscious Economic Development

INDIEconvo - 20 minutes
Alejandra Guzman, New Orleans Business Alliance
Liana Elliott, City of New Orleans
Stephen Chan, Eagle Point Hotel Partners (moderator)

11:50 am

Development of  a Deal: Eliza Jane Hotel

INDIEconvo - 15 minutes
Ted Stimson, Rockbridge
Erik Warner, Eagle Point Hotel Partners

12:10 pm

Leveraging 'Local' Through Art

INDIEconvo - 20 minutes
Meriem Solimon, Ace Hotel Group
Collin Ferguson, Where Y'Art
Andrew Benioff, Independent Lodging Congress (moderator)

12:30 pm

Lunch

Eat up!

2:00 pm

Challenges of Development in a Historic  City

INDIEconvo - 20 minutes
Nathalie Jordi, Hotel Peter & Paul
Matt Schwartz, The Domain Companies
Swathi Narra, Amazon Properties (moderator)

2:25 pm

Sustainable Tourism

INDIEtalk - 15 minutes
Asali DeVan Ecclesiastes, Ashe Cultural Arts Center

2:45 pm

Short Term Rentals & Hospitality

INDIEconvo - 20 minutes
Stacy Dejan, Sonder
Scott Powell, Butler Holding Co.
Ted Hunter, Lowenstien Sandler (moderator)

3:05 pm

Break!

15 minute break

3:25 pm

New Development in Expanding Neighborhoods

New Development in Expanding Neighborhoods: Preserve or Profit?

Panel - 35 minutes
Damon Lawrence, Homage Hospitality
Ti Martin, The Commander's Chain of Restaurants
Zach Kupperman, Kupperman Companies
Marquise Stillwell, Openbox (moderator)

4:05 pm

From Music & Nightlife to F&B, Hotels

New Development in Expanding Neighborhoods: Preserve or Profit?

INDIEconvo - 20 minutes
Robert LeBlanc, LeBLANC+SMITH
Dave Neupert, Gold Diggers
Jason Cutinella, The NMG Network (moderator)

4:30 pm

Cocktails!

Imbibe & connect - 1 hour

Sponsors

Sponsors

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