THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 12


1:00 PM

The Future of Events and Travel: Are We There Yet?

Society, work life, and home life have changed remarkably in a short period of time this year.  As we continue to adapt, how will these changes play out in the travel and lodging space?  Underlying the immediate exigencies of the pandemic is the unwavering march forward of new technology and new players in the travel field.  Will new tech and these new players save us or change us? Will they tether us or free us? What is going to change about how we travel right now, and in the years after right now?

Moderator:
Jeffrey Weinstein

Jeffrey Weinstein
Editor in Chief, HOTELS

Panelists:
David A. Adler

David A. Adler
Chairman and Founder, Bizbash

Caryn Seidman-Becker

Caryn Seidman-Becker
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, CLEAR

Fred Dixon

Fred Dixon
President and Chief Executive Officer, NYC & Company

Ariane Gorin

Ariane Gorin
President, Expedia Business Services


2:00 PM

Statistically Speaking: Keep Calm and Do the Math

“Keep Calm and Do the Math” rings true this year more than ever.  Hear from two of the top industry research and consultation specialists about the numbers behind 2020, and what history tells us we can expect next.

Moderator:
Robert M. Mandelbaum

Robert M. Mandelbaum
Director of Research Information Services, CBRE Hotels Research

 

Panelists:
Amanda W. Hite

Amanda W. Hite
President, STR

Stephen Rushmore, Jr.

Stephen Rushmore, Jr.
President and Chief Executive Officer, HVS