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Introducing Adjacent Spaces @ IHIF

a bold new pop-up event for the hospitality’s innovators and game-changers

Adjacent Spaces will be held at The Pullman Hotel Berlin Schweizerhof on Tuesday 3rd March 2020 and will discuss adjacent concepts including; hostels, co-living, co-working, student accommodation, serviced apartments, senior living, and more. This event will explore investing beyond the hotel room and is open to all registered delegates of IHIF.

As the hospitality sector continues to evolve and expand, this highly focussed event will gather alternative hospitality asset brands, investors, brokers, law firms, consultants, designers and architects to meet, talk, exchange ideas, share knowledge and shape the future of the industry.

 

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Speakers

Roger A. Allen

Group CEO, Resources for Leisure Assets

Rami Badr

Managing Director, Orion Capital Managers

David Batchelor

UK Managing Director Operation Real Estate, CBRE

Stéphane Bensimon

CEO, Wojo

Laura Brinkmann

Vice President, Brookfield

Mai-Lan de Marcilly

Mai-Lan de Marcilly, Director and Head of Hotels Europe, KKR

Anne Dolan

Co-Founder, Clink Hostels

Will Duffey

Managing Director – Co-Head European Transactions, JLL

Víctor Fernández

CEO, Room Mate Group

Karen Friebe

Partner, Bird & Bird

Gregg Gilbert

Principal, Benson Elliot

Sascha Hausmann

Partner, Howzat Partners

Guy Ivesha

CEO & Founder, Maslow’s

Erik Jacobs

Founder, HORECA Investment Partners

Marc Jongerius

Co-founder and Director, Zoku

Puneet Kanuga

Head of Hospitality Investments, Queensgate Investments LLP

Paul Morgan

Managing Director – Operations, Audley Group

Rainer Nonnengässer

Chief Executive Officer, International Campus GmbH

Niamh O'Connor

CEO, Summix Capital Limited

Pieter Van Tilburg

Founder and CEO, ‎CityHub

Henri Wilmes

Chief Investment Officer, a&o Hostels

Jo Winchester

Head of the Student Accommodation Valuation and Advisory Team, CBRE

Seán Worker

Managing Director & Principal, T5 Strategies

Programme

Tuesday 3rd March 2020 – Adjacent Spaces

09:00 - 09:15

Welcome and Introductions

09:15 - 10:00

Adjacent Spaces

Fortune Favours the Bold: CEOs in Adjacent Spaces

A panel of pioneering CEOs share how they are following their visions to deliver innovative real estate concepts.

Moderator:

Seán Worker – Managing Director & Principal, T5 Strategies

In conversation with:

Víctor Fernández – CEO, Room Mate Group

Sascha Hausmann – Partner, Howzat Partners

Rainer Nonnengässer – Chief Executive Officer, International Campus GmbH

10:00 - 10:20

Operating Real Estate: Beyond the Hotel Room

An Overview of the adjacent spaces market opportunities, where they fit in with other asset classes, which are growing fastest by market, performance overview

David Batchelor – UK Managing Director Operation Real Estate, CBRE

10:20 - 11:00

Looking Sideways: The Investor's View on Adjacent Opportunities

The meteoric growth in the now busy hotel sector has led investors to look sideways at alternative opportunites, but which ones are presenting the best opportunities? And why?

Moderator

Karen Friebe – Partner, Bird & Bird

In conversation with:

Rami Badr – Managing Director, Orion Capital Managers

Laura Brinkmann – Vice President, Brookfield

Erik Jacobs – Founder, HORECA Investment Partners

Puneet Kanuga – Head of Hospitality Investments, Queensgate Investments LLP

11:00 - 11:20

Adjacent Spaces

Join the Club: The Power of Community

The modern membership clubs' market is booming. Is it the appeal of the relaxed exclusivity? Is it the conscious sustainability promise? Is it the demand for a high-end social co-working? We are going behind the doors of the new generation clubs.

11:30 - 12:00

Networking

Coffee & Networking

11:50 - 12:25

The Explosion in the European Student Housing Market

The student housing market in Europe is going from strength to strength, this session will focus on the reasons why this happened and how it has been possible and how some developers have fallen in love with this alternative sector.

Moderated by:

Jo Winchester – Head of the Student Accommodation Valuation and Advisory Team, CBRE

In conversation with:

Charlie MacGregor – CEO and founder, The Student Hotel

Niamh O'Connor – CEO, Summix Capital Limited

Xavier Scheibli – Portfolio Director, GSA

12:25 - 13:00

Growth Spurt: The Maturing Hostel Market

Hostels are no longer the reserve of backpackers: new hostel brands are offering something from everyone, from low-budget groups to discerning travellers looking for better design on a budget. What's the investment opportunity, and is this maturing market getting better at meeting the needs of investors?

Moderator:

Piers Brown – CEO, International Hospitality Media

In conversation with:

Mai-Lan de Marcilly – Mai-Lan de Marcilly, Director and Head of Hotels Europe, KKR

Anne Dolan – Co-Founder, Clink Hostels

Pieter Van Tilburg – Founder and CEO, ‎CityHub

Henri Wilmes – Chief Investment Officer, a&o Hostels

13:00 - 14:00

Networking

Lunch

14:00 - 14:35

CoWoHo: Making Co-Working and Hospitality Work

The hospitality sector has fully embraced co-working. Offices spaces are experiencing a 'hotelification' trend while hotel lobbies have become informal working spaces. But how can hotels best approach the co-working trend and generate profits?

Moderator:

Will Duffey – Managing Director – Co-Head European Transactions, JLL

In conversation with:

Stéphane Bensimon – CEO, Wojo

Guy Ivesha – CEO & Founder, Maslow’s

Caleb Parker – Founder/Director, Bold

14:35 - 15:10

Senior Living: Active versus Healthcare

This session will look at how professional operators can take advantage of the massive ageing market to deliver reliability and profits while minimizing risk. And which segment is likely to yield better results.

Moderator:

Roger A. Allen – Group CEO, Resources for Leisure Assets

In conversation with:

Jean-François Garneau – Senior Vice-President of Resort Development, Propriétés & Co

Gregory Gilbert – Principal, Benson Elliot

Paul Morgan – Managing Director – Operations, Audley Group

15:10 - 15:55

Serviced Apartment, Aparthotels, Extended Stay: Understanding the Investment Opportunity

An overview of the business models, investment opportunity and funding options in the market, examining the tools to succeed in this growing segment.

Moderator:

Diane Scott – Senior Hotel Consultant, Katten Muchin Rosenman UK

In conversation with:

Robert Alley – Chief Operating Officer, Roomzzz Aparthotels

Alex Ducharme – Head of Hospitality, Round Hill Capital

Matthias Niemeyer – Head of Development CEE, Adina Apartment Hotels

Steven Smit – Chief Investment & Development Officer, YAYS

16:20 - 16:55

Co-Living and Beyond: Innovative Hospitality Concepts

As an innovative accommodation concept, how is co-living inspiring hospitality?

Moderator:

Philip Bacon – Director, Planning and Development & Valuations, Horwath HTL

In conversation with

Marc Jongerius – Co-founder and Director, Zoku

Christian Michel – Vice President Development Central & Eastern Europe, Wyndham Hotel Group

16:55 - 17:20

Knowing Which Side Your Bread Is Buttered

In the face of challenging corporate conditions, is the secret to further growth to nurture the leisure market? This session will offer tips on how to tread carefully and take advantage of the leisure market.

17:20 - 17:30

Networking

Closing Summary & Networking Reception

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Hosted by

Questex Hospitality Group

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