New York, NY (June 6, 2013) – The 35th Annual NYU Hospitality Industry Investment Conference took place on June 2-4, 2013 at the New York Marriott Marquis in New York City. Hosted by the NYU-SCPS Preston Robert Tisch Center for Hospitality, Tourism, and Sports Management, the NYU Hospitality Conference featured general sessions, workshops, and networking events to provide data, analysis, perspectives, insights, and opportunities.
On Monday, June 3, 2013 the luncheon speaker was Bob Woodruff, ABC News Correspondent. On Tuesday, June 4, 2013, Conference Chair Jonathan M. Tisch in his annual Beyond the Boardroom segment interviewed Roger Goodell, NFL Commissioner.
The Titans of Real Estate featured panelists Thomas J. Pritzker, executive chairman, Hyatt Hotels Corporation and Mort Zuckerman, chairman and chief executive officer, Boston Properties, Inc. along with Moderator Simon Hobbs, co-anchor, “Squawk on the Street,” CNBC, New York.
Highly esteemed economists shared their expertise with attendees in the Economists’ Update. Expert panelists included Steven Blitz, chief economist from ITG Investment Research and Jason DeSena Trennert, managing partner, chairman, and chief executive officer from Strategas Research Partners.
Additional highlights included the annual CEOs Check In interviews as top industry executives discussed leadership and strategy. The CEO line-up included Stephen P. Joyce, president and chief executive officer, Choice Hotels International; Christopher J. Nassetta, president and chief executive officer, Hilton Worldwide; Trudy A. Rautio, president and chief executive officer, Carlson; and W. Edward Walter, president and chief executive officer, Host Hotels & Resorts. This panel was moderated by Robert Boland, J.D., academic chair and clinical associate professor, NYU-SCPS Tisch Center.