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NYU IHIIC 2024 Post Show Report

NYU IHIIC 2024 Conference Highlights

We welcomed 2,100 attendees, including 400 equity investors - 60% of whom attended for the first time. It was a market-leading conference, buzzing with meetings, deal-making, capital, and opportunities in every corner of the New York Marriott Marquis.

Ellen Zentner, Managing Director and Chief US Economist at Morgan Stanley, kick-started the conference with a comprehensive keynote on the ever-evolving macroeconomic landscape and its profound impact on the hospitality industry and capital markets.

This was followed by insights from prominent figures such as David Solomon, Chairman and CEO of Goldman Sachs, Jonathan Gray, President and COO of Blackstone, Chris Nassetta, President and CEO of Hilton, Gloria Guevara, Chief Special Advisor of Ministry of Tourism of Saudi Arabia, Elie Maalouf, President and CEO of IHG Hotels and Resorts, Craig Smith, CEO of Aimbridge Hospitality, and Mit Shah, CEO of Noble Investment Group.

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NYU IHIIC: Unpacked

Hear from the NYU IHIIC team as they unpack the key themes from the conference and highlight some of this year's best sessions.

Discover NYU IHIIC Digital: Content and insights on demand.

You can now view the program of main stage and spotlight sessions delivered by industry leading speakers at the 2024 edition of the NYU International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference. Settle in and be inspired, as they guide you through this year’s conference theme, ‘Driving Alpha’ and discover the trends and opportunities in hospitality investment, development and operations.

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Hear from world-class experts in hospitality investment

Featuring investors, financial and economic experts, hospitality power players and visionaries, you won’t find this level of insight elsewhere.

Meet the people who matter

We attract the highest quality delegation of hospitality investors and senior decision makers in North America. 20% of attendees are investors representing $65bn+ AUM. 
 

Experience a premium networking hub

Establish strong connections through a rejuvenated networking space, roundtables, networking breakfasts and lunches, evening receptions and the AI powered networking app.

An event you can't afford to miss

Industry-leading speakers
Industry-leading speakers
Strategic views, insights and intelligence.
Networking events
Networking events
Connect with senior decision makers representing the entire hospitality investment ecosystem
Global investors representing $bn in AUM
Global investors representing $bn in AUM
Uncover investment opportunities and build your deal pipeline
Vibrant exhibition
Vibrant exhibition
Meet with our sponsors as they launch their latest ventures, investments and innovations.
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Where the titans of hospitality converge and inspire

Against a backdrop of challenging macro-economic conditions, evolving consumer demand, a repricing of risk in real estate markets, higher capital costs and inflationary pressures, the key to driving performance lies in proactive strategies that set the stage for success

Hear from industry luminaries sharing cutting-edge insights and strategies, make meaningful connections with leaders from across the hospitality ecosystem, and discover why NYU IHIIC is more than an event—it's a pivotal nexus for deal-making, thought leadeship, and industry netwroking.

Drive growth, forge connections, and shape the future of hospitality investment at NYU IHIIC.

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