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Thursday, October 10 • 11:00am - 11:45am
Breakout Session: Belsize, Sky Rise or Bargain Buys? – What’s Your Development Strategy?

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Your development strategy should be dictated by your spec sheet, target locations and brand parameters, right? But is it really that simple anymore? This vital session will help you reignite your expansion plans by bringing you up to speed on development hot spots, key construction considerations, the latest on conversion/build options and how best to navigate the planning portal.

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Richard Candey

Partner, Head of Investor & Developer Services, EMEA Hospitality, Cushman & Wakefield
Richard is a Partner in Cushman & Wakefield’s Hospitality team with over 25 years of Hotel industry experience. Richard leads the business Investor & Development Services team across Europe and is responsible for promoting the business and coordinating hotel assignments across the... Read More →
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David Curtis-Brignell

Deputy Chief Executive, Visit Kent
David’s travel and tourism career began in local government working in British resorts after which he spent nine years at the English Tourist Board before moving into the commercial world. He has held senior positions in global international hotel companies (in both marketing and... Read More →
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Allan Davidson

Managing Director, Bricks Capital Hotels
Experienced Hospitality Director with a demonstrated history of working in the commercial real estate industry. Skilled in Negotiation, Food & Beverage, Front Office, Hospitality Management, and Hotel Management.
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Asli Kutlucan

Senior Partner – Development & Acquisitions, Cycas Hospitality
Asli is a hotel development specialist with over 20 years international hospitality expertise gained across the USA, Europe and Africa.Since joining Cycas Hospitality in 2011, she has been responsible for the acquisition, negotiation and execution of deals across the UK and continental... Read More →
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John Spencer

Partner, Arcadis
John is a Partner in Arcadis’s Hotel and Residential team based in London. John has over 30 years’ experience delivering some of London’s most prestigious developments including The Peninsula, Bulgari Hotel, Principal Hayley. John has extensive experience in procurement, advising... Read More →

Thursday October 10, 2019 11:00am - 11:45am BST
Deansgate 3