时间：1月19日(周二) 10AM - 2PM
地点：Hilton Pasadena, San Gabriel Ballroom
地址：168 S. Los Robles Ave., Pasadena, CA 91101
Inbound Chinese investment in the hospitality industry is growing. To gain more insight of this trend, please join us at the Investment in Hospitality Forum presented by East West Bank, a platform for local industry insiders to meet with existing and potential Chinese investors, including Wanda Group, Shenzhen Hazens, GreenTree Inn., etc. The forum will also feature industry experts in panel discussions on relevant topics. Below are the agenda (as of 1/5/2016) and E-invitation.
Time: Jan. 19th, 2016 10:00 am-2:00 pm
Venue: Pasadena Hilton, San Gabriel Ballroom
1) Welcome Remark (10:00am-10:05am)
Andrew Pan, Senior Vice President, Head of China Business and Strategy, East West Bank
2) Opening Speech (10:05am-10:30am)
Leah Murphy, Senior Vice President, Consulting & Valuation, HVS
Topic: National and LA County Hospitality Overview
3) Panel I (10:30am-11:15am)
Topic: Meet the Capital: Chinese Investment in Hospitality
Moderator: Eddy Chao, Managing Director, Infinity Realty Advisors
Rohan a’Beckett, Deputy General Manager, Wanda Group
Robert Lo, Executive Vice President, Commercial Real Estate Banking, East West Bank
Greg Sun, General Manager, Hazens Group, Jia Yuan USA Inc.
Frank Yuan, CEO, ASAP International Holdings, Inc.
Harry Aharonian, Vice President, A&J Capital Investment Inc.
4) Panel II (11:30am-12:15pm)
Topic: Do’s & Don’ts: Opportunities and Challenges in Hotel Investment
Moderator: Greg Karns, Partner, Cox, Castle & Nicholson
Raymond Chan, General Manager, Department of Building and Safety, City of Los Angeles
Alan X. Reay, President, Atlas Hospitality Group
Matt Greene, Vice President, Evolution Hospitality Operation
Mont Williamson, President & COO, T2 Development
Kevin Brooks, Director, GreenTree Hospitality Group, Inc. (TBC)
5) Lunch Keynote Speaker (12:30pm-1:00pm)
Stephen Cheung, President of World Trade Center Los Angeles, an affiliate of the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC)