2017 SPEAKERS

(Confirmed to date)
 

Lyle Hall

Managing Director
HLT Advisory Inc

Scott Duff

VP
CBRE Hotels

Steve Gupta

President & CEO
Easton's Group of Hotels Inc.

Jason Arbuck

Partner
Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP

Carrie Russell

Managing Director
HVS

Sandeep Gupta

VP
Sunray Group

Minaz Rahemtulla

Board of Directors
Jubilee Hospitality Association Canada

*hotelNEXT Judge

Alnoor Gulamani

President
Bayview Hospitality Group

Adrian Mauro

President
Chamberlain Architect Services Limited

Marc Staniloff

President & CEO
Superior Lodging Corp.

 

Linas Saplys

Principal & CEO
API Consultants & Saplys Architects Inc.

Bhulesh Lodhia

President
JM Hospitality Inc.

Hugo Germain

Development Director
Groupe Germain Hôtels

Eric Watson

COO
MasterBUILT Hotels Ltd.

Susie Grynol 

President
Hotel Association of Canada

Deepak Baring

President
Calmcrest Holdings

Bill Stone

EVP
CBRE Hotels

Jason Arbuck

Partner
Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP

Phil Thompson

Principal
Thompson Dymond

 

Alla Segal

Partner
Baker & Company

Jay Feldman

Partner
Goodmans LLP

Jason Chrein

Head of Canada Development
Managing Director Americas
Real Estate, Lodging & Gaming Group
Credit Agricole CIB

David Longcroft

Partner
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Rod Graham

President & CEO
Horizon North Logistics Inc.

Mark Woodworth

Senior Managing Director
CBRE Hotels' Americas Research 

Roz Winegrad

AVP, Owner & Franchised Services
Marriott Hotels of Canada

Tyler Seaman

Head of Hotels & Multi-Residential
Oxford Properties Group

Christie McNeill

Partner
Aird & Berlis LLP

Charles Suddaby

VP, Practice Leader Hospitality &
Gaming Group Valuation & Advisory
Cushman & Wakefield Ltd.

Brian Flood

Practice Leader, Hospitality & Gaming Group
Cushman & Wakefield Ltd.

Jim Dunn

President
Stack Modular 

Bruce Wiles 

President & COO
Thayer Lodging, Brookfield Hotel Properties

Monique Rosszell

Managing Director
HVS

Jean-Francois Perrault

SVP & Chief Economist
Scotiabank

Alam Pirani

Executive Managing Director - Hotels
Colliers International Hotels

Ian McAuley

President
American Hotel Income Properties REIT 

Billy Coles

President & CEO
BCP Construction/ CCR Hospitality

*hotelNEXT Judge

Jonathan Korol

President
SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts

Kevin Urgo

Managing Partner & CDO
Urgo Hotels

 

Ali Elam

Managing Director
Fortress Investment Group

Jean-Charles Angers

Managing Director
RBC Capital Markets

Tom Gaglardi

President
Northland Properties Corporation

Deepak Ruparell

Owner
Silver Hotel Group

Sean Roberts

Principal
TPG Real Estate

Andrew Higgs

Senior Director, Asset Managent
InnVest Hotels

 

Jeff Hyslop

VP, Real Estate & Development
Pomeroy Lodging LP

Scott Forler

Student
University of Guelph 

*Part of hotelNEXT Top 3 Teams

Christian Cross

Student
University of Guelph 

*Part of hotelNEXT Top 3 Teams

Brittany Lee

Student
Queen's University 

*Part of hotelNEXT Top 3 Teams

Phil Smith

Student
Queen's University 

*Part of hotelNEXT Top 3 Teams

Laurence Bolduc

Student
UQAM

*Part of hotelNEXT Top 3 Teams

Felix-Emmanuel Cormier

Student
UQAM

*Part of hotelNEXT Top 3 Teams

Jacob Papillon

Student
UQAM

*Part of hotelNEXT Top 3 Teams

Philippe Gadbois

SVP, Operations
Atlific Hotels

 

Speaking Opportunities 

Interested in speaking?
This event will bring together individuals from a broad cross section of disciplines and professional associations. The primary objective of the conference is to provide a learning and networking forum for attendees from the Canadian hotel, resort and travel marketing industries.

If you, or someone you know, would be interested in participating as a speaker or a moderator, please submit a brief biography indicating the session you would be best qualified to contribute to. As members of a panel, our non-paid speakers draw from their own experiences to deliver an educational and informative presentation that is lively, objective, and non-commercial.

Please email your biography to:
Orie Berlasso,
Managing Director | Big Picture Conferences Inc.
orieberlasso@bigpictureconferences.ca

If you have any questions about the event, please feel free to contact Orie at (416) 924-2002 ext 229.
Thank you for your interest.

 

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