On Wednesday, May 1, 2013, HVS will host U.S. Hotel Market Connections, an interconnected hotel intelligence seminar series held simultaneously in 15 local markets from coast to coast. Through a network of telecommunications connecting each market, the local seminars will deliver critical insights from a panel of experts on issues regarding the hospitality industry in their respective locations; Issues include: trends in hotel lending and valuation; up-to-the-moment snapshots of hotel values, transactions, cap rates, and operating trends in each location; and a forecast of nationwide hotel values through 2016.
“We wanted to provide a unique information experience, unlike any other existing conference â€“ a highly efficient way to present local market intelligence across the United States at the same time” comments HVS CEO and President Stephen Rushmore, Jr. “U.S. Hotel Market Connections will deliver insights about the present and future challenges and opportunities in each city while connecting delegates to other industry professionals throughout the country. Attendees will have an efficient means to network and learn over a period of three hours.” Rushmore will present a simultaneous address to all 15 seminar sites to share results from the latest HVS-STR Hotel Valuation Index (to be released May 1), including national hotel trends, statistics, and analysis.
Experts from HVS, in conjunction with panels of leading hotel stakeholders from each region, will draw on their own extensive, on-the-ground expertise to present insights and projections about trends, challenges and opportunities in their markets. U.S. Hotel Market Connections offers a novel exchange of critical hotel intelligence, along with the opportunity to network with other national, regional, and local hotel analysts, consultants, investors, financiers, owners, and insiders. The event is designed to help hoteliers seeking funds for a new project, investors looking for viable opportunities in hotel markets across the U.S., and stakeholders eager for insights on the dynamics of the U.S. hotel industry in 2013 and beyond. Registration is open now at www.hotelmarketconnections.com. Breakfast or lunch (according to local times) will be served at each location.