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Chicos 2011 investment conference and operatrions summit
Chicos 2011 investment conference and operatrions summit

Friday 11th November 2011  8:00 AM

Chicos 2011 investment conference and operatrions summit November 10-11,2011 Atlantis resort Nassau, Bahamas Hosted by HVS Welcome to HVS CHICOS 2011: Opportunities and Challenges Facing the Caribbean Hospitality and Tourism Sectors Within the Caribbean Island region, the various destinations offer investors complex but rewarding opportunities for hotel and resort development and acquisition. The inaugural HVS Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference & Operations Summit (HVS CHICOS) will provide a productive forum to address issues pertinent to the current needs of the Caribbean hospitality sector and to discuss the various opportunities for investors in the Caribbean. Hosted by HVS, the world’s leading hospitality consulting and valuation firm, HVS CHICOS will bring together global investors and operators as well as local Caribbean decision-makers to address the many challenges and opportunities of the Caribbean hotel industry. HVS will use part of the proceeds from this conference for hospitality and tourism education and training of Caribbean residents. HVS CHICOS 2011 follows in HVS’s tradition of organizing leading hotel conferences around the world, including the NYU Hospitality Investment Conference in New York and annual conferences in China, India, South America, and Mexico. HVS looks forward to welcoming you to Nassau, Bahamas, on November 10-11 for HVS CHICOS 2011, where the hospitality industry’s many illustrious global and regional influencers will share their views, insights, and proposed strategies for advancing the hospitality and tourism sectors in the Caribbean in 2011 and beyond. This is an opportunity that you do not want to miss. Conference Venue Atlantis Resort, Paradise Island, Bahamas http://www.atlantis.com/ Audience Investors Global Hotel Developers Owners Operators Lending Institutions Governmental Agencies and Associations Consultants Hotel Accommodations Atlantis Resort Paradise Island, Bahamas Conference Rate Options - The Cove $299 or Royal Towers $199 ** DISCOUNT RATE IS AVAILABLE TO ATTENDEES FROM NOV 7-14, 2011** Book online: http://www.atlantis.com/myevent/hsvmeeting.aspx Or call for reservations : 1-888-528-7155 Request HVS Conference Rate - Code: GHVSCN1 Agenda Chicos program 2011

Click HERE to view & print the full program agenda in pdf format. Speakers: Adam Cohen Managing Director, & Chief Operating Officer Brilla Group Adam Rosenberg Managing Director, Global Head of Gaming The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. Adam Wu Chief Operating Officer China Business Network Alejandro Acevedo Vice President, Caribbean & Latin American Region Marriott International Inc. & Ritz Carlton Andy Ingraham President NABHOOD Avery Shenfeld Director & Chief Economist FirstCaribbean International Bank Barry Lewin Senior Vice President, Caribbean The Blackstone Group L.P. Bill Sipple Managing Director HVS Capital Corp Chad Meyerson Director Global Sales Jet Blue Caroline Racine Vice President of Business Development GuiLac Daniel Larone Director PKF Consulting David Bland Senior Director Hospitality and Leisure Group Alvarez & Marsal David Kosoy Chairman Sterling Financial Group Derek Johnson Chief Executive Officer Yele Haiti Foundation Don Robinson President Baha Mar Resorts Ltd. Donna Wellington Sector Specialist - Hospitality & Senior Coverage - Bahamas FirstCaribbean International Bank Ed Watkins Managing Editor Lodging Hospitality Frank Comito Executive Vice President Bahamas Hotel Association Gary Schweikert Regional Vice President, Americas Jumeirah Group Glenn Haussman Managing Editor Hotel Interactive Gordon Glen Rider Levett Bucknall (Caribbean) Limited Greg Doman Senior Vice President Development Fairmont Raffles Hotels International Homi Vazifdar Managing Director Canyon Equity Honorable Haydn Hughes Parliamentary Secretary of Tourism Government of Anguilla J. Sal Icaza Director, Emerging Markets & Caribbean Franchise Development Choice Hotels International Jeff Higley Vice President STR Global Jim Whitteron Director of Marketing HVS Shared Ownership Services John Dishinger Director RCI Karim Alibhai Chief Executive Officer Gencom Group Kathy Conroy Managing Director, Miami HVS Global Hospitality Services Kenneth Blatt Principal Caribbean Property Group Lorne Bassel President & Chief Executive Officer Crave Real Estate/Lubert Adler Louis Alicea Director of Development Caribbean/Latin America Region Wyndham Hotel Group Luca Franco President Luxury Leisure Properties International Mark Durliat Owner Grace Bay Hotel, Turks & Caicos Mark Lunt Principal Ernst & Young Mark Purcell Vice President Development Starwood Hotels & Resorts Mark Young Managing Director, Corporate Banking FirstCaribbean International Bank Martyn Bould Chairman Rider Levett Bucknall (Caribbean) Limited Matthew J. Norton, Esq. Partner Parker, Poe, Adams & Bernstein, LLP Michael Lorenz Vice President of Sales & Marketing Viceroy Hotel Group Michael Shindler Executive Vice President of Hotels & Casinos Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos Nelson Parker Senior Director of Development Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos Neil Kolton Director Sales Interval International Nicholas Hecker Principal Och-Ziff Real Estate Noah Tratt Global Vice President Expedia Pablo Torres General Manager Hilton British Colonial Nassau Parris Jordan Managing Director, Caribbean HVS Global Hospitality Services Paul Burke Chief Operating Officer Kerzner International Patrick Freeman Vice President Real Estate & Development Cisneros Group of Companies Pedro Fabregas President and Chief Operating Officer American Eagle / American Airlines Prem Devadas President Salamander Hospitality Honorable Prime Minister Michiel Eman Prime Minister Aruba Raj Chandnani Director WATG Richard Cotter Managing Director & EVP Brilla Group Richard Katzman Managing Director, Mexico HVS Global Hospitality Services Rich Cortese Senior Vice President Development Aimbridge Hospitality Rick Cunningham Regional Vice President of Development InterContinental Hotels Group Robi Das Managing Director Newmark Knight Frank Roland Mouly Vice President Development, Caribbean, Mexico Latin America, Americas Carlson Scott Woroch Executive Vice President, Worldwide Development Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts Simon Suarez Senior Vice President Development, Caribbean & Latin America Hilton Worldwide Simon Townend Partner KPMG Stefan Wright Senior Investment Officer Inter-American Development Bank Steve Carvell Associate Dean Cornell University, School of Hotel Administration Steve Rushmore President & Founder HVS Global Hospitality Services Struan McKenzie Chief Operating Officer Nobu Enterprises Suzanne Mellen Managing Director, President of Gaming Services HVS Global Hotel Services Trevor Horwell Chief Executive Officer Nobu Enterprises Tyler Niess Vice President Playground Uday Narain Director of Development and Projects, The Americas Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces Honorable Vincent Vanderpool-Wallace Minister of Tourism Government of the Bahamas William Tacon Partner Zolfo Cooper BVI Click HERE to view detailed program and speaker bios. Registration Fees: Late/Onsite Registration (after November 1) $1150 Cancellations and Refunds Cancellations are by written request from the registered delegate only and apply to the policy in effect on the date the notification is received by CHICOS. Cancellation requests must be postmarked on or before October 15, 2011, and are refundable less a process cancelation fee of US$ 200.- per registration. Cancellations received after October 15, 2011, are non-refundable. Registrations are transferable to other persons interested in attending this event only (CHICOS November 10-11, 2011). Registrations are transferable with written notice from the delegate only, and subject to a fee of US$ 150. Should any balance remain unpaid, the purchaser agrees to pay costs incurred for collection. Non-attendance is subject to full payment. If any part of or all the conference is changed or cancelled, the conference hosts are not responsible for covering airfare, hotel, or any other costs. Hotel Accommodations: ** Rooms are subject to hotel availability ** Atlantis Resort Paradise Island, Bahamas Conference Rate Options - The Cove $299 or Royal Towers $199 ** DISCOUNT RATE IS AVAILABLE TO ATTENDEES FROM NOV 7-14, 2011 ** Book online: http://www.atlantis.com/myevent/hsvmeeting.aspx Or call for reservations : 1-888-528-7155 Request HVS Conference Rate - Code: GHVSCN1 Contact Information: For further information or questions, email info@hvschicos.com Parris E. Jordan Managing Director, HVS Bahamas (242) 327- 6913 ext 203 Bahamas Nicole Roantree Associate, HVS Bahamas (303) 264-7313 U.S.A. Unit #13, Caves Professional Centre Caves Village P.O Box SP 61487 Nassau, Bahamas Fax # (242) 327-6916


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HVS Chicos Hotel Investment Conference
HVS Chicos Hotel Investment Conference

Thursday 8th November 2012  7:00 AM

HVS Chicos Hotel Investment Conference DAY 1 - THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8th, 2012 and DAY 2 - FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9th, 2012 Click HERE to see info on Day 2 7:00 am - 9:00 pm - REGISTRATION Grand Ballroom D 8:00 am - 8:30 am - NETWORKING BREAKFAST Grand Ballroom D 8:30 am - 9:45 am - GLOBAL, REGIONAL, CARIBBEAN, AND ECONOMIC OVERVIEW Grand Ballroom D Global Trends Stephen Rushmore, Jr, Chief Executive Officer & President - HVS Global Hospitality Services Global & Regional Hotel Performance Carter Wilson, Director - STR Analytics Overview of Caribbean Lodging Market Parris Jordan, Managing Director, Caribbean - HVS Global Hospitality Services Overview of Global Economy Dr. Avery Shenfeld, Managing Director & Chief Economist – CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank 9:45 am - 10:45 am – GENERAL SESSION Grand Ballroom D VIEW FROM THE TOP: INVESTMENT IN THE REGION Join our panel of Investors, owners and operators in a discussion of the major issues impacting the industry in the region today. The region has been impacted significantly over the past five years but we are starting to see recovery in the top line at least. But is this enough to get the investment and lending communities excited about the region again? What hurdles do we still need to get over? Where do these experts see opportunities? These experts will discuss what has attracted them to the region historically, the obstacles that the industry has been dealing with and how they are overcoming the impediments to successful operations, investment and development. They will discuss whether the challenges in the Caribbean region are significantly different than in other parts of the world or whether the same issues are present and what can be learned from the experience elsewhere. Finally, they will discuss how the industry within the region may evolve over the next few years and where their focus is. Moderator: David Larone, Director – PKF Consulting Panelists: David Brillembourg, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer – Brilla Group Kenneth Blatt, Principal – Caribbean Property Group Dave Johnson, President and Chief Executive Officer – Aimbridge Hospitality Michael Shindler, Executive Vice President of Hotels & Casinos – Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos 10:45 am - 11:00 am - NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK - SPONSOR EXHIBITS Foyer 11:00 am -12:00 pm – GENERAL SESSION Grand Ballroom D CARIBBEAN GONE GLOBAL - INTERNATIONAL INVESTORS Where did they come from and what do they want? In this important discussion comprised of experienced international investors representing various regions in the world, panelists will explain how perspective on the Caribbean has recently changed and appetite for Caribbean investment opportunity has consequently gone global. This discussion will examine how a variety of foreign family offices, institutions, lenders and emerging hotel brands have taken to the sand looking for opportunity to extend their reach into the recovering Caribbean region. Learn what they want and how they want it. Moderator: Bernard van der Lande, Managing Director and Senior Vice President – Hodges Ward Elliott Hotels Panelists: Pierre Charalambides, Founding Partner – Dolphin Capital Greg Rice, President and Founder – Solid Rock Advisors Jay Rosen, Vice President of Business Development – Davidson Hotels & Resorts Fausto Barba, Vice President of Finance and Development – Capella Hotel Group John Keith, Managing Partner – Caribe Hospitality 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm – BREAKOUT SESSION 1 A Grand Ballroom E DESTINATION MARKETING IN THE CARIBBEAN Join this prestigious panel of marketing and public relations professionals and reporters who will share insights and make recommendations for effective marketing techniques. This panel is geared toward the hotel operator and owner as well as anyone with an interest in tourism promotion for the Caribbean. Moderator: Leora Lanz, Managing Director - HVS Sales & Marketing Services Panelists: Gay Myers, Senior Editor, Mexico & Caribbean - Travel Weekly Laura Davidson, President and Founder - Laura Davidson Public Relations Gary Leopold, President and Chief Executive Officer - ISM Travel & Lifestyle Marketing Ed Watkins, Editor-in-Chief - Lodging Hospitality Simón B. Suárez, Chief Development Representative, Caribbean and Central America – Hilton Worldwide 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm – BREAKOUT SESSION 1 B Grand Ballroom F FINANCING A DEAL IN DIFFICULT TIMES The level of difficulty to finance hotel projects varies by region, project type and the sponsor’s track record. While construction financing remains difficult to obtain, funding for acquisitions appears to be loosening. Our panelists will discuss what pieces of the puzzle are needed to possibly make getting financing easier, the types of projects qualifying for debt, the current trends in financing terms and what the future holds on the financing front. Moderator: Jeff Higley, Vice President - STR Global Panelists: Lance Shaner, Chairman - Shaner Group Steve Carvell, Associate Dean - Cornell University, School Of Hotel Administration Peter Weiss, Director - Ackman-Ziff Real Estate Neil Bane, Senior Managing Director and Principal - Johnson Capital Sagar Desai, Director of Acquisitions & Development - Viceroy Hotel Group 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm - NETWORKING LUNCH Crowne Ballroom A Presentations from Task Force Leaders Announcement of 2013 CHICOS location from the host hotel and local Tourism Official. 1:45 pm - 2:45 pm - GENERAL SESSION Grand Ballroom D THE STATE OF THE GLOBAL GAMING SECTOR: PUTTING THE CARIBBEAN INTO CONTEXT What does the future hold for casino-style gaming in the Caribbean? In the broader “neighborhood” of Central and South America? How do these opportunities compare to those available in other gaming jurisdictions around the world? This panel will explore these questions and others, from the perspective of selected leaders with relevant experience operating and investing in casino-resort projects around the world – from Las Vegas to Asia to the Caribbean. Hear about how different regulatory regimes, infrastructure demands, capital structure difficulties, project returns and other key elements impact investment and operating decisions around the gaming world from a seasoned group of industry experts. Moderator: Adam Rosenberg, Managing Director, Global Head of Gaming – Goldman Sachs Panelists: Andrea Balkan, Managing Partner – Brookfield Real Estate Nicholas Hecker, Principal – Och-Ziff Real Estate Uri Clinton, General Counsel – Baha Mar Resorts 2:50 pm - 3:50 pm - GENERAL SESSION Grand Ballroom D CUBA VS. COLUMBIA INVESTMENT CLIMATES Who will be the next success story? While Cuba has been posted on the radar for so many years in anticipation of its long-awaited opening to foreign investment, Columbia is experiencing a genuine investment renaissance that has taken everyone by storm. Listen to this panel of savvy, market-specific investors debate the merits of each respective destination, focusing on the effects of transparency, rule of law, freedom of the capital markets, and graduation from age-old stereotypes as these Caribbean cousins compete for regional and international hotel investment. Moderator: Chad Meyerson, Director Global Sales – JetBlue Panelists: Jeremy Tang, Managing Director – Hemingway Capital Adam Cohen, Managing Director & Chief Operating Officer – Brilla Group Michael Register, Vice President of Development & Partner – Trust Hospitality Tim Ashby, Chief Executive Officer – Federal Regulatory Compliance Services, LLC 3:50 pm - 4:10 pm - NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK - SPONSOR EXHIBITS Foyer 4:10 pm - 5:10 pm – BREAKOUT SESSION 2 A Grand Ballroom E INNOVATE FOR INVESTMENT SUCCESS - OVERCOMING INVESTMENT CHALLENGES With the economy slowly turning around and foreign investors showing renewed interest in hospitality transactions, it is vital that new development projects are delivered successfully – which will in turn stimulate additional investment into the region. This panel discussion is intended to focus on critical implementation activities that are unique to the Caribbean region – and how governments, investors, and development teams can collaborate to conceive and deliver viable hospitality investments. The discussion is intended to be very practical – providing “real-world” guidance for developers based on the panelists’ extensive experience in development in the region (representing the views of Government, private developers, investors, and operators). Moderator: Kevin Goldstein, Director of Sustainability Services – HVS Global Hospitality Services Panelists: Patrick McCudden, Senior Vice President of Real Estate & Development – Hyatt International Patrick Freeman, Vice President, Real Estate and Development – Cisneros Group of Companies Mark Durliat, Chief Executive Officer and Principal – Grace Bay Resorts Vincent Vanderpool Wallace, Principal – Bedford Baker Group Amy Ironmonger, Associate – K&L Gates, LLP 4:10 pm - 5:10 pm – BREAKOUT SESSION 2 B Grand Ballroom F HOSPITALITY-DRIVEN MIXED USE RESORTS - PERSPECTIVES ON VARIOUS COMPONENTS A lively discussion of the hospitality driven mixed use model with an emphasis on several real estate components typically present within the model. The discussion will focus on these components from the perspective of physical facilities and issues, operating models, and ways to optimize cash flow and value. Moderator: John Lancet, Managing Director, Miami – HVS Global Hospitality Services Panelists: Neil Kolton, Director of Sales - Interval International Jonathan Nehmer, Principal - JN+A Design Alinio Azevedo, Director of Development - Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts Nelson Parker, Head of Development, Americas - Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos German Rojas III Castillo, Senior Manager, Business Development - RCI 5:10 pm - 6:00 pm – BREAKOUT SESSION 3 A Grand Ballroom E OPERATIONS: MASTERING THE REBOUND In this highly interactive session we are looking at how operators and other stakeholders are maximizing gains as the Caribbean soars into recovery. Learn from industry experts their secrets to promoting destinations, leveraging opportunity, raising rates and keeping expenses in check. Moderator: Glenn Haussman, Managing Editor – Hotel Interactive Panelists: Nikheel Advani, Chief Operating Officer and Principal – Grace Bay Resorts Paul Burke, Chief Operating Officer – Kerzner International Honorable Haydn Hughes, Parliamentary Secretary of Tourism - Government of Anguilla Louis Alicea, Director of Development, Caribbean and Latin America – Wyndham Hotel Group Alejandro Acevedo, Vice President, Caribbean and Latin America – Marriott International 5:10 pm - 6:00 pm – BREAKOUT SESSION 3 B Grand Ballroom F OPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES, OPPORTUNITIES Following four long years with stormy clouds due to the impact of the global economic recession, the silver lining is finally beginning to bring to the forefront some opportunities for investors with access to capital. Banks are emerging from the world of “pretend and extend” and are bringing some challenged properties to market; developers are taking a renewed look at stalled new builds; investors are getting tired of sitting on the sidelines and are looking actively for opportunities to reposition for the improving economy; and the existing hotels are exhibiting positive gains in RevPAR throughout the Caribbean. We look forward to discussing what form these opportunities take and some strategies to assist in bringing them to fruition. Investors, bring your wallets! Moderator: Cristina Lanao-Rossel, President - The BDC Group Panelists: Timothy Peck, Chairman – OBM International Roland Mouly, VP of Development, Caribbean, Mexico, Latin America, Americas – Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group Edgar Garin, Director of Franchise Development, Central & South America – La Quinta Inns & Suites Juan Morera, Deputy Director of Corporate Development – Grupo Posadas Fernando Fernandez, VP of Development, Americas – Sol Melia International Hotels 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm – COCKTAIL RECEPTION Cafe at The Great Hall of Waters - Royal Towers Lobby Click HERE to view there website


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Chicos 2011 investment conference and operatrions summit
Chicos 2011 investment conference and operatrions summit

Thursday 10th November 2011  8:30 AM

Chicos 2011 investment conference and operatrions summit November 10-11,2011 Atlantis resort Nassau, Bahamas Hosted by HVS Welcome to HVS CHICOS 2011: Opportunities and Challenges Facing the Caribbean Hospitality and Tourism Sectors Within the Caribbean Island region, the various destinations offer investors complex but rewarding opportunities for hotel and resort development and acquisition. The inaugural HVS Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference & Operations Summit (HVS CHICOS) will provide a productive forum to address issues pertinent to the current needs of the Caribbean hospitality sector and to discuss the various opportunities for investors in the Caribbean. Hosted by HVS, the world’s leading hospitality consulting and valuation firm, HVS CHICOS will bring together global investors and operators as well as local Caribbean decision-makers to address the many challenges and opportunities of the Caribbean hotel industry. HVS will use part of the proceeds from this conference for hospitality and tourism education and training of Caribbean residents. HVS CHICOS 2011 follows in HVS’s tradition of organizing leading hotel conferences around the world, including the NYU Hospitality Investment Conference in New York and annual conferences in China, India, South America, and Mexico. HVS looks forward to welcoming you to Nassau, Bahamas, on November 10-11 for HVS CHICOS 2011, where the hospitality industry’s many illustrious global and regional influencers will share their views, insights, and proposed strategies for advancing the hospitality and tourism sectors in the Caribbean in 2011 and beyond. This is an opportunity that you do not want to miss. Conference Venue Atlantis Resort, Paradise Island, Bahamas http://www.atlantis.com/ Audience Investors Global Hotel Developers Owners Operators Lending Institutions Governmental Agencies and Associations Consultants Hotel Accommodations Atlantis Resort Paradise Island, Bahamas Conference Rate Options - The Cove $299 or Royal Towers $199 ** DISCOUNT RATE IS AVAILABLE TO ATTENDEES FROM NOV 7-14, 2011** Book online: http://www.atlantis.com/myevent/hsvmeeting.aspx Or call for reservations : 1-888-528-7155 Request HVS Conference Rate - Code: GHVSCN1 Agenda Chicos program 2011

Click HERE to view & print the full program agenda in pdf format. Speakers: Adam Cohen Managing Director, & Chief Operating Officer Brilla Group Adam Rosenberg Managing Director, Global Head of Gaming The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. Adam Wu Chief Operating Officer China Business Network Alejandro Acevedo Vice President, Caribbean & Latin American Region Marriott International Inc. & Ritz Carlton Andy Ingraham President NABHOOD Avery Shenfeld Director & Chief Economist FirstCaribbean International Bank Barry Lewin Senior Vice President, Caribbean The Blackstone Group L.P. Bill Sipple Managing Director HVS Capital Corp Chad Meyerson Director Global Sales Jet Blue Caroline Racine Vice President of Business Development GuiLac Daniel Larone Director PKF Consulting David Bland Senior Director Hospitality and Leisure Group Alvarez & Marsal David Kosoy Chairman Sterling Financial Group Derek Johnson Chief Executive Officer Yele Haiti Foundation Don Robinson President Baha Mar Resorts Ltd. Donna Wellington Sector Specialist - Hospitality & Senior Coverage - Bahamas FirstCaribbean International Bank Ed Watkins Managing Editor Lodging Hospitality Frank Comito Executive Vice President Bahamas Hotel Association Gary Schweikert Regional Vice President, Americas Jumeirah Group Glenn Haussman Managing Editor Hotel Interactive Gordon Glen Rider Levett Bucknall (Caribbean) Limited Greg Doman Senior Vice President Development Fairmont Raffles Hotels International Homi Vazifdar Managing Director Canyon Equity Honorable Haydn Hughes Parliamentary Secretary of Tourism Government of Anguilla J. Sal Icaza Director, Emerging Markets & Caribbean Franchise Development Choice Hotels International Jeff Higley Vice President STR Global Jim Whitteron Director of Marketing HVS Shared Ownership Services John Dishinger Director RCI Karim Alibhai Chief Executive Officer Gencom Group Kathy Conroy Managing Director, Miami HVS Global Hospitality Services Kenneth Blatt Principal Caribbean Property Group Lorne Bassel President & Chief Executive Officer Crave Real Estate/Lubert Adler Louis Alicea Director of Development Caribbean/Latin America Region Wyndham Hotel Group Luca Franco President Luxury Leisure Properties International Mark Durliat Owner Grace Bay Hotel, Turks & Caicos Mark Lunt Principal Ernst & Young Mark Purcell Vice President Development Starwood Hotels & Resorts Mark Young Managing Director, Corporate Banking FirstCaribbean International Bank Martyn Bould Chairman Rider Levett Bucknall (Caribbean) Limited Matthew J. Norton, Esq. Partner Parker, Poe, Adams & Bernstein, LLP Michael Lorenz Vice President of Sales & Marketing Viceroy Hotel Group Michael Shindler Executive Vice President of Hotels & Casinos Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos Nelson Parker Senior Director of Development Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos Neil Kolton Director Sales Interval International Nicholas Hecker Principal Och-Ziff Real Estate Noah Tratt Global Vice President Expedia Pablo Torres General Manager Hilton British Colonial Nassau Parris Jordan Managing Director, Caribbean HVS Global Hospitality Services Paul Burke Chief Operating Officer Kerzner International Patrick Freeman Vice President Real Estate & Development Cisneros Group of Companies Pedro Fabregas President and Chief Operating Officer American Eagle / American Airlines Prem Devadas President Salamander Hospitality Honorable Prime Minister Michiel Eman Prime Minister Aruba Raj Chandnani Director WATG Richard Cotter Managing Director & EVP Brilla Group Richard Katzman Managing Director, Mexico HVS Global Hospitality Services Rich Cortese Senior Vice President Development Aimbridge Hospitality Rick Cunningham Regional Vice President of Development InterContinental Hotels Group Robi Das Managing Director Newmark Knight Frank Roland Mouly Vice President Development, Caribbean, Mexico Latin America, Americas Carlson Scott Woroch Executive Vice President, Worldwide Development Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts Simon Suarez Senior Vice President Development, Caribbean & Latin America Hilton Worldwide Simon Townend Partner KPMG Stefan Wright Senior Investment Officer Inter-American Development Bank Steve Carvell Associate Dean Cornell University, School of Hotel Administration Steve Rushmore President & Founder HVS Global Hospitality Services Struan McKenzie Chief Operating Officer Nobu Enterprises Suzanne Mellen Managing Director, President of Gaming Services HVS Global Hotel Services Trevor Horwell Chief Executive Officer Nobu Enterprises Tyler Niess Vice President Playground Uday Narain Director of Development and Projects, The Americas Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces Honorable Vincent Vanderpool-Wallace Minister of Tourism Government of the Bahamas William Tacon Partner Zolfo Cooper BVI Click HERE to view detailed program and speaker bios. Registration Fees: Late/Onsite Registration (after November 1) $1150 Cancellations and Refunds Cancellations are by written request from the registered delegate only and apply to the policy in effect on the date the notification is received by CHICOS. Cancellation requests must be postmarked on or before October 15, 2011, and are refundable less a process cancelation fee of US$ 200.- per registration. Cancellations received after October 15, 2011, are non-refundable. Registrations are transferable to other persons interested in attending this event only (CHICOS November 10-11, 2011). Registrations are transferable with written notice from the delegate only, and subject to a fee of US$ 150. Should any balance remain unpaid, the purchaser agrees to pay costs incurred for collection. Non-attendance is subject to full payment. If any part of or all the conference is changed or cancelled, the conference hosts are not responsible for covering airfare, hotel, or any other costs. Hotel Accommodations: ** Rooms are subject to hotel availability ** Atlantis Resort Paradise Island, Bahamas Conference Rate Options - The Cove $299 or Royal Towers $199 ** DISCOUNT RATE IS AVAILABLE TO ATTENDEES FROM NOV 7-14, 2011 ** Book online: http://www.atlantis.com/myevent/hsvmeeting.aspx Or call for reservations : 1-888-528-7155 Request HVS Conference Rate - Code: GHVSCN1 Contact Information: For further information or questions, email info@hvschicos.com Parris E. Jordan Managing Director, HVS Bahamas (242) 327- 6913 ext 203 Bahamas Nicole Roantree Associate, HVS Bahamas (303) 264-7313 U.S.A. Unit #13, Caves Professional Centre Caves Village P.O Box SP 61487 Nassau, Bahamas Fax # (242) 327-6916


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Twisted Lime Sports Bar Grill Game Viewing
Twisted Lime Sports Bar & Grill Game Viewing

Wednesday 5th September 2012  8:00 PM

Soooo....Preseason is almost over and one week from today, The Magic Starts! September 5th @ 8:30pm Dallas Cowboys VS. New York Giants Specials For The Night $3.00 Draft During the Game... During The Game First Order of Wings Full Price Second Order 50% off 16 wings Naked, Hot as Hell, Guava BBQ, Asian Sensation. 32 Wings Naked, Hot as Hell, Guava BBQ, Asian Sensation. Don't Be Late!!! Game Starts @ 8:30 Twisted Lime Sports Bar & Grill Tucked away in the back of Sandy Port is a hidden gem called Twisted Lime! Where any occasion becomes an unforgettable evening. Whether it be our inside dining area or over looking the water on either one of our outside patios, let us cater to you with service that is straight from the heart. Twisted lime's cuisine led by Chef Leo combines the finest ingredients from around the world to create a fine casual dining experience. Come make yourself at home and enjoy our breath-taking scenery and decor which brings together modern Caribbean tranquility with a new age feel. Whether you are looking to catch the game on any of our 18 flat screen televisions, unwind over a game of pool or of course grab a bite to eat Twisted Lime is the place for you! Looking forward to seeing you there! Click HERE for more information on Twisted Lime Sports Bar & Grill


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International coastal Cleanup Day
International coastal Cleanup Day

Saturday 15th September 2012  8:00 AM

International coastal Cleanup Day September. 15th, 2012 8am-12pm Project B.E.A.C.H. Dolphin Encounters Ocean Conservancy Sun, Sand & Sea...Celebrate Our Beaches! What to bring: water bottle & work gloves What to wear: T-shirt, Hat, work pants & closed-in shoes! It's that time of year again. Please join Dolphin Encounters for the annual Coastal Cleanup. Hope to see you there! Free Bus Transportation Every 30 minutes from 7:30am-Marathon Mall Town Center Mall Locations: South Beach ( Pool & Beach Sides) Bring 4 buddies and enter to win beach passes! (242)359-0278 Community Service Hours Available-Bring your Forms! education@dolphinencounters.com


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Colonial Realty Serenity Expo 2012
Colonial Realty Serenity Expo 2012

Saturday 28th April 2012  9:00 AM

Colonial Realty Serenity Expo 2012 Get The Facts On Nassau's Most Affordable Gated Community... Fabulous Amenities Swimming pool. Gym. Library. Club House. Tennis Court. Basketball Court .Royal/Finco On the Spot Pre-Qualification .The Paint Place .Davis & Co. (Attorney At Law) .BahamasLocal.com .Migrafill (Electronic Security) .Purchase Lots at Lowest prices available Lots of Prizes & Giveaways Phil's Food Special Package Giveaway Time: 9:00am to 3:00pm Date: Saturday April 28th, 2012 Place: Phil's Food Services Gladstone Road For More Information Call 225-2119 Click HERE to view Colonial Realty listing page.


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2011 Visionary Business Leaders Entrepreneurs Awards Conference
2011 Visionary Business Leaders & Entrepreneurs Awards Conference

Monday 24th October 2011  9:00 AM

‘Change Agents- In It To Win It In 2011' Visionary Business Leaders and Entrepreneurs Awards Conference scheduled for Monday October 24, 2011 at 9 am to 5pm at Workers House on Tonique Williams Darling-Highway. This year’s conference will empower entrepreneurs, business owners, leaders and managers to revamp their businesses inside - out starting with themselves by developing new mindsets, winning attitudes and making better decisions. An impressive lineup of speakers including: Internationally acclaimed Speaker & Author, Dr. Myles Munroe, President & Founder of Bahamas Faith Ministries International, who will be the keynote speaker, will challenge business owners to take their businesses to the next level. Other speakers will include: Pastor Silbert Mills, Leading Abaco Businessman- President Bahamas Christian Network Stacia Williams - Personal Branding Specialist - President of Total Image Management, Jerome Gomez, Financial Services & Small Business Consultant Dionisio D'Aguilar, Chairman of Abaco Markets and President of Super Wash Robbin Whacell, Founder & Editor, The BahamasWeekly.com Leslie Vanderpool- Film and Tourism Mogul- President Bahamas International Film Festival (BIFF) Utah Taylor-Rolle - TV Producer & Controversy TV Host -, President of Nitro Films along with many others Topics will include: · ‘Small Is The New Big;’ · ‘Closed Doors New Opportunities-How To Turn No’s Into Yes,’ · ‘The Do’s & Don’ts of Business- Playing Clean When Your Competitors Play Dirty;’ · ‘Social Networking- The Hook Up Is Better Than Money’ · ‘Start Up Tips For Small Businesses- The ABC’s of Starting Up A Business,’ · ‘Breaking The Glass Ceiling- A Woman’s Perspective On Business In The New Global Arena,’ · ‘Training & Retraining,’ Cost is only $55.00 if your register by October 17. Regular Cost is $75.00. Payments can be made with Ms. Aisha Ferguson at Global Corporate Management on Cumberland Street in the Global House Building behind Avis. Telephone 322-2045. For more information you may contact Visionaire Marketing at 323-5908 or 535-2277 or visionairemarketing@gmail.com or visionairemarketing@coralwave.com.