Summit Schedule

A ‘one of a kind’ urban experience for innovators at the cutting edge of contemporary hospitality, real estate and living.

Curated experiential urban expedition as we explore Barcelona; visiting some ground breaking hotel, apartment, co-work and hostel hospitality and real estate concepts.

  • Torre Del Governador, Alella ( Hotel project looking for investors). This huge estate known as the Governor's Tower is made up of a set of buildings with very different styles.
  • Yays, Sagrera, concierged boutique apartments Carrer de Puerto Príncipe, 26-40, 08027 Barcelona 
  • one co work, Av. de la Catedral, 6, 08002 Barcelona
  • Safestay Passeig de Gràcia, 33, 08007 Barcelona

A maximum of 50 places are available! Registrations will open two weeks prior to the event. Confirmed 'RECHARGERS' only will receive an online sign up form link, please fill in to secure your place.

 

After much exploring, Safestay will be hosting a drinks and tapas reception, ensuring everyone can enjoy a quintessential taste of Barcelona, in the heart of the city.

The address for the drinks reception is - Safestay , Passeig de Gràcia, 33, 08007, Barcelona

For any queries then please contact chelsey@internationalhospitality.media

 

Join us for a celebratory 'nightcap' and those that are more adventurous may wish to tour some of the hottest nightlife hubs post business hours in Barcelona - first drink on us!

Feel refreshed and ready to start the day as  part of our morning adventure

Join us for a morning walk with a twist. All within 60 minutes, arriving in plenty of time back to your event host venue and for more networking whilst enjoying a coffee and pastry before the sessions commence.

Our guide Jordi has an exciting and interesting route including the pavilion of Mies van der Rohe, el Pueblo Español and Palau Sant Jordi.

There are only 20 spaces, so make sure you keep a look out for the activity sign up form today!

Confirmed RECHARGERS only will receive an online sign up form link ten days before the event, please fill in to secure your place. If you are registered and have not received the form, please email operations@internationalhospitality.media to resend the link.

 

Grab a post walk pastry and reconvene with peers, along with our sponsors and speakers to talk about the days hopes and goals.

RECHARGE is both the event’s manacle and its energetic spark - what do you want of your event asks your host.

• Piers Brown, CEO, International Hospitality Media

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Piers Brown

International Hospitality Media

Fear is a lie. It’s a fabrication of the mind, designed to protect you, but does it?

Piers Brown, CEO, IHM

Sean Worker, Managing director and Principal, T5 Strategies

Day 2

Sean Worker

T5 Strategies

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Piers Brown

International Hospitality Media

Grab a bloody mary (non-alcoholic alternatives available) and join one of our stellar future of cities and future of real estate workshops, hosted by some of the biggest players in the industry.

As investors and operators get their heads around urban living, consider how the future of cities and real estate therein will change traditional accommodation? What other big ideas are out there and could invade the hotel, apartment living space soon? Put yourself in the minds of digital nomads, start-ups, BTR / PRS and student accommodations and more.

Hosted by George Sell, editorial lead, IHM with huddle leaders:

• Mobility hosted by Tzvete Doncheva, PR and ecosystem, Round Hill Ventures
• Space-as-a-service hosted by Jack Fenwick, CEO, Stasher
• The sharing economy: Vanessa de Souza Lage, chief marketing director, Rentals United
• Distributed enterprise (tech) - Stephen Lowy, CEO, Anglo Educational Services
• All-inclusive living - Gerard Greene, CEO and founder, Society
• Co-working - Scott Mackin, COO, one co work

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Gerard Greene

Society

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Vanessa de Souza Lage

Rentals United

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Stephen Lowy

Anglo Educational Services

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George Sell

International Hospitality Media

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Tzvete Doncheva

Round Hill Ventures

30 minutes to freshen up, grab a coffee and get ready for the morning's second half

Highlighting the growth of the co-living market in Europe and the key factors driving demand within stand-alone and mixed use developments.

Richard Lustigman, Director - Living Capital Markets - Coliving, JLL

With increased investment and hefty valuations being achieved by hybrid tech-enabled master-lease brands, we debate why this is, and the future outlook with industry experts.

Motion: the hybrid master hospitality lease model maximises owner profitability more than a standard management contract.

Hosted by Sean Worker, Managing Director, and Principal, T5 Strategies

For: Paul Stevens, news editor, Short Term Rentalz

Against: Steven Smit, Chief Investment and Development Officer, Yays

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Sean Worker

T5 Strategies

Day 2

Paul Stevens

Short Term Rentalz

Spain v United Kingdom v Rest of Europe investors

Hotel, serviced apartment, hostel and student accommodation investment specialists debate whether Spain v United Kingdom v the rest of Europe will be their investment 'region of choice' for 2020, and what's 'hot' and what's 'not' from a structuring the deal perspective.

Hosted by Inmaculada Ranera, MD Spain and Portugal, Christie and Co
• Vedrana Riley, Founder and CEO, Ciel Capital
• Cesar Sanchez Rosales, CEO, Fair Value Capital
• Andrew Harrington, Owner, AHV Associates LLP
• Fernando Gonzalez, Senior Investor, Persepolis Investments

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Vedrana Riley

Ciel Capital

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Inmaculada Ranera

Christie & Co

Day 2

Andrew Harrington

AHV Associates

Network with peers over lunch before rejoining for the afternoon's sessions

Speed overview of current Spanish and European hospitality and real estate trading performance, followed by a short Q&A with 2 people that know!

• Alexander Robinson, Senior Manager, STR
• Tom Caton, Chief Revenue Officer, AirDNA

In this quick-fire session, RECHARGERS are encouraged to 'take to the chair' highlighting a topic they would like to raise for contributions from the collective.

• Pawel Gawor, CEO, Vision Apartments
• Erik Jacobs, Partner, Horeca Investment Partners B.V
• Pablo Gabo, Chief strategy and innovation officer, ROOM MATE GROUP

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Erik Jacobs

HORECA Investment Partners

Day 2

Pawel Gawor

VISION Management Services GmbH

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Pablo Gago

Room Mate Group

At least 30 mins to RECHARGE' and re-energise with a 'happy hour' drink - non alcoholic options available

Development workshop combining investors and operators interest to create an innovative co-living concept. The workshop will trigger RECHARGERS creative ideas.

Hosted by Jonathan Humphries, Chairman, Hocoso

Focus group huddles to include:
• Investor considerations hosted by Lissa Engle, Founder and MD, Berkeley Capital Group
• Room design hosted by Janice Mitten, Partner, Head of Business Development, Dexter Moren Associates
• Services and operations hosted by Jouke Baaima, Director and co-owner at ServicedApartments.nl and Corporate Housing Factory.
• Public spaces hosted by Jan Garde, Founder and Chairman, THE EMBASSIES OF GOOD LIVING
• Networks in the neighbourhood hosted by Staycity
• Technology and distribution hosted by Satyan Joshi, Google
• 'Healthy buildings' and sustainability hosted by Roger Allen, Group CEO, RLA

Day 2

Janice Mitten

Dexter Moren Associates

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Lissa Engle

Berkeley Capital

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Satyan Joshi

Google

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Jan Garde

The Embassies

Exploring the successes and challenges of launching a co-living brand.

Riccardo Tessaro, co-founder and CEO, Gravity Co-living

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Riccardo Tessaro

Gravity Co-Living

3 minute snap interviews with 'huddle' leaders on their findings, with 'open mike' opportunity from the RECHARGE collective.

Hosted by Jonathan Humphries, Chairman, Hocoso

• Investor considerations hosted by Lissa Engle, Founder and MD, Berkeley Capital Group
• Room design hosted by Janice Mitten, Partner, Head of Business Development, Dexter Moren Associates
• Services and operations hosted by Jouke Baaima, Director and co-owner at ServicedApartments.nl and Corporate Housing Factory.
• Public spaces hosted by Jan Garde, Founder and Chairman, THE EMBASSIES OF GOOD LIVING
• Networks in the neighbourhood hosted by Staycity
• Technology and distribution hosted by Satyan Joshi, Google
• 'Healthy buildings' and sustainability hosted by Roger Allen, Group CEO, RLA

 

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Janice Mitten

Dexter Moren Associates

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Lissa Engle

Berkeley Capital

Day 2

Satyan Joshi

Google

Day 2

Jan Garde

The Embassies

Piers Brown, CEO, IHM

Day 2

Piers Brown

International Hospitality Media

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It was my first time coming across to Europe and getting involved with such a strong serviced apartment community, which was very exciting. I got some really positive feedback from everyone and someone even offered to buy me a coffee when I said I’d come all the way from Japan!

Setsuko Fujiwara, Space Design, 2019

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