serviced apartment summit

A new business to business conference for the international serviced apartment and extended stay sector will take place on the 8 to 9 July 2013, in London.

Serviced Apartment Summit is designed to bring together professionals from across this fascinating sector of the real estate industry to learn, share best practice and map out the future.

The event is being held in central London and will attract delegates from around the world. It has already secured the backing and sponsorship of three of the biggest names in the sector – international operator BridgeStreet, leading consultancies HVS, and ESSA Consultancy.

Confirmed media partners include Buying Business Travel, Re:locate Magazine,Travel and Tour World, and Hotel Analyst.

Preparations for the inaugural Serviced Apartment Summit are continuing, with the organisers confirming several top industry names as sponsors and speakers.

Among the speakers already confirmed for Serviced Apartment Summit are Sean Worker, CEO of BridgeStreet; Russell Kett, chairman of HVS London; Peter Penev, director feasibility and development finance for Hyatt Hotel Corporation;Surinder Arora, founder of Arora Hotels; Andrew Sangster, editor of Hotel Analyst and Richard Majewski, ESSA Consultancy.

Peter Zenneck, vice president development, Jumeirah Group, will give a presentation about his company’s new Jumeirah Living Grosvenor House Apartments project.

Said Event organiser Piers Brown,“The serviced apartment sector is a growing and increasingly valuable sector. Serviced Apartment Summit will be the first event of its kind in the UK, addressing the challenges and opportunities facing those who provide accommodation for companies, families, individuals and government travellers.

“It will feature a comprehensive seminar programme and a host of networking opportunities, and we are excited to welcome the sector’s finest to London.

“We are delighted to have secured the support of some of the industry’s biggest names already, and look forward to forging more significant partnerships in the coming months.”

As well as the opportunity to network with owners, operators, investors, buyers and sellers in the market, delegates will learn about:

Future prospects for the sector
Capitalising on the relocation and ex-pat markets
Integrating serviced apartments in to mixed-use developments
New routes to raising finance
New acquisition strategies
Case studies on recent deal strategies
Brands delivering real growth in downturn markets
Strategic brand alliances
Who should attend?

Serviced apartment / Extended Stay operators
Serviced apartment / Extended Stay developers
Hotel Investors / Developers
Advisory and consultancy specialists
Real estate brokers
Real estate support services
Corporate travel buyers
Travel Management Companies
Bankers, lenders and investors
Operator / Management companies
For more information and for speaker and sponsorship contact Piers Brown: +44 (0)20 8340 7989 or +1 646 452 9500