September 26, 2023
The Hunter Hotel Investment Conference (“HUNTER”) is pleased to welcome Daphne Lin as Manager of Strategic Partnerships. Lin will work with sponsors and vendors in this newly imagined role to create valuable and unforgettable experiences at HUNTER. Lin joins HUNTER as part of a strategic structural reorganization that will enable the conference to grow and drive success in 2024 and beyond.
March 28, 2023
“I am both honored and humbled to have been selected as the 2023 recipient of the prestigious Hunter Conference Award for Excellence and Inspiration,” he told Hotel Business. “I have been attending the Hunter Conference for many years and have had a great deal of admiration and respect for the past award winners. I consider this a team award and therefore want to take a moment to express my sincere appreciation for the efforts and support of my partners, my family and my fellow teammates. I also want to thank God for providing me with the gifts and talents that have allowed me to be a part of this great industry.”
HUNTER CONFERENCE TAKEAWAYS - A WELL-PERFORMING HOTEL INDUSTRY LIVES THROUGH A TOUGH FINANCING ENVIRONMENT
March 25, 2023
Another exceptional Hunter Conference is in the rearview mirror, with much thanks to Lee Hunter and his team, as well as the Atlanta Marriott Marquis, for pulling off a terrific event. Never a dull moment in the hotel industry, which is why many of us never leave the sector, with attendees having such varied opinions on how this year may play out.
LODGING LIVE AT HUNTER CONFERENCE: HOSPITALITY WILL DEFY ECONOMIC GRAVITY DESPITE LIKELY MILD RECESSION IN '23
March 22, 2023
While acknowledging a “mild recession” is likely in ’23, economist Adam Sacks nonetheless delivered generally positive news for hospitality during the keynote session at the Hunter Hotel Investment Conference vowing “we can get back to normal” in terms of room demand.
March 22, 2023
Over 2000 hotel executives, vendors, media members and more have descended on the Atlanta Marriott Marquis to network, negotiate, connect and learn at the 2023 HUNTER Hotel Investment Conference. The 34th iteration of the conference, HUNTER spans three days this year — Tuesday through Thursday — and includes breakout sessions, keynote speakers, sponsor exhibit booths and networking activities. Here are a few highlights and key insights from the first two days of HUNTER.
SHEILA JOHNSON, FOUNDER AND CEO OF SALAMANDER HOTELS & RESORTS, NAMED 2023 KEYNOTE SPEAKER AT THE 34TH HUNTER HOTEL INVESTMENT CONFERENCE
February 13, 2023
The Hunter Hotel Investment Conference is pleased to announce Sheila Johnson, Founder and CEO of Salamander Hotels & Resorts, will take the main stage as the Keynote Speaker at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis on Wednesday afternoon, March 22, 2023.
GEOFF BALLOTTI, PRESIDENT AND CEO OF WYNDHAM HOTELS & RESORTS, HEADLINES THE BHARAT SHAH LEADERSHIP SPEAKER SERIES AT THE 34TH HUNTER HOTEL INVESTMENT CONFERENCE
February 6, 2023
The Hunter Hotel Investment Conference, Noble Investment Group, and Cecil B. Day School of Hospitality Administration, Georgia State University are pleased to announce Geoff Ballotti, President and CEO of Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, will join Mit Shah, CEO of Noble, for the 9th Annual Bharat Shah Leadership Speaker Series.
HUNTER HOTEL INVESTMENT CONFERENCE HONORS FRED CERRONE, FOUNDER AND CHAIRMAN OF HOTEL EQUITIES, WITH THE 2023 HUNTER CONFERENCE AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE AND INSPIRATION
January 17, 2023
The Hunter Hotel Investment Conference is pleased to present Fred Cerrone, Founder and Chairman of Hotel Equities, with the 2023 Hunter Conference Award for Excellence and Inspiration. Each year, the award recognizes a hotelier who exemplifies exceptional leadership, citizenship, and innovation. From his start as a desk clerk at the Sheraton Boston hotel more than five decades ago to the founding of Hotel Equities, Cerrone has been a leader that all in the hospitality industry can admire.