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Grand Hyatt Baha Mar, 1 Baha Mar Blvd, Nassau, Bahamas

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Event Date Wed Nov 10 -04 - Fri Nov 12 -04 (8 months ago)
In your timezone (EDT): Wed Nov 10 5:00pm - Fri Nov 12 12:00pm
Location Grand Hyatt Baha Mar
1 Baha Mar Blvd, Nassau, Bahamas
Region Americas

The Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference & Operations Summit (CHICOS) is reputed the premier hospitality conference in the region. Having just completed its 9th edition, CHICOS brings together over 300 regional and international investors and operators, as well as the region’s leading decision makers. Also participating as attendees or speakers are governmental representatives, opinion leaders, developers, bankers and other lenders, tourism officials, investment funds, hotel brand executives, individuals/companies seeking investors for their tourism projects, franchise and operations companies, public and private institutions, consultants, advisors and architects and designers. Attendees network and discuss the region’s markets and possibilities, while analyzing the most important trends that can impact their investment decisions.

Who Should Attend?
• Owners
• Operators
• Real Estate Developers
• Investors
• Lenders
• Financial Advisors
• Investment Bankers
• Investment Fund Representatives
• Real Estate and Financial Intermediaries
• Architects, Designers and Planners
• Legal Advisors and Specialist Consultants
• Hotel Chain and Management Company Executives
• Hotel and Tourism Industry Entrepreneurs
• Government Agencies (Tourism, Planning and Investment)
• Public and Private Hotel, Tourism, and Convention Agencies
• Hotel Associations


2021 Speakers

Alejandro, Zozaya
Chairman, Apple Leisure Group

Andres, Osorio
Associate & Lead Hospitality Designer, Obmi

Andro Nodarse-leon
Founder and CEO, Liongrove

Angela Musgrove
Interim CEO, Invest Turks and Caicos

William Stadler
EVP & Chief Investment Officer, Aimbridge Hospitality

Bojan Kumer
Vice President, International Hotel Development, Caribbean and Latin America, Marriott International

Camilo Bolaños
VP Development and Real Estate, Hyatt Hotels

Roderick Cherry
Chief Executive Officer, Invest Saint Lucia

Christian Charre
Sr. Vice President, CBRE Hotels CBRE, Capital Markets, CBRE

Christine Valls
Director Sales, American Airlines

David Beckley
Senior Vice President, Account Executive, Real Estate and Hospitality Practice, MCGRIFF

David Larone
Senior Managing Director Valuation and Advisory Services, CBRE

Fernando Mulet
EVP/Chief Development Officer, Playa Hotels & Resorts

Gary Brough
Managing Director, Baker Tilly

George Spence
Managing Partner Luxe Capital Americas, Leading Property Group

Gerhard Beukes, Cfa
Managing Director, Caribbean, Colliers International

Hon. I Chester Cooper
Deputy Prime Minster, Minister of Tourism, Investment and Aviation, Government of The Bahamas

Hon. Philip Davis
Prime Minister of The Bahamas and Minister of Finance, Government of the Bahamas

Ilan Marcoschamer
Senior Vice President - Commercial Real Estate, Hospitality and Tourism, Banco Sabadell

Isabel De Caires
Director, CIBC First Caribbean

Javier Coll
Group President Global Business Development, Apple Leisure Group

Jimmy Sinis
Senior Business Development Manager, OBMI

John Lancet
Senior Managing Director, Managing Director

Jonas Niermann
Director, Hospitality/real Estate Consulting, PWC

Jose Carlos Azcarraga
Chief Executive Officer, Grupo Posadas

Joseph Boschulte
Commissioner of Tourism, US Virgin Islands

Juan Corvinos Solans
Senior Vice President Development Latin America & Caribbean, Hilton

Juan Mosseri
Sourth East US and Caribbean Sales Manager, E-Finity Distributed Generation

Kristina D'amico
Director, HVS

Liam Day
Managing Director, BCQS International

Louis Alicea
Senior Director of Development Latin America / Caribbean, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts

Matthew Norton
Practice Area Leader - Real Estate, K&l Gates Llp

Mauricio Elizondo
Director De Desarrollo De Hoteles Resorts, Grupo Posadas

Michael Mcquilkin
Manager Investment Banking Division, Republic Bank

Michel Neutelings
Partner, Milo Group

Nicolas Valle Vieytes
Vice President, Development, Playa Hotels & Resorts

Norman Naar
VP Sales, Jampro

Pablo Maturana
Managing Director Development South America & The Caribbean, Hilton

Parris Jordan
Managing Director, Chairman, Chicos

Patrick Freeman
President, Cisneros

Paula Cerrillo
Director of Development, The Caribbean Region, Marriott International

Robert Maclellan
Chief Executive Officer, Maclellan & Associates

Scott Lepage
President, Americas, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts

Stan Hartling
Chief Executive Officer, Hartling Group

Stefan Wright
Lead Investment Officer, IDB Invest

Thomas Burdeshaw
Principal/owner, Places Discovered Llc

Tim Peck
Chairman, OBMI

Todd Ruff
Vice President of Development, The Americas, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group

Vail Ross
Senior Vice President of Global Business Development & Marketing

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Partners

• The Island of Bahamas

• Hyatt
• Invest Saint Lucia
• Marriott International
• Playa

• Aimbridge Hospitality
• Apple Leisure Group
• E-Finity
• Osprey
• Nickeldeon Hotels & Resorts

• BCQS Internationsl
• Bermuda
• Butterfield
• Choice Hotels
• Cisneros Real Estate
• DCK Worldwide
• Fairleigh Dickinson University
• Gencom
• Hilton
• IHG Hotels & Resorts
• Invest Turks & Caicos Island
• K&L Gates
• Posadas
• Radisson Hotel Group
• Margaritaville Hotels & Resorts
• Wyndham Hotel Group

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