42nd Annual NYU International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference

New York Marriott Marquis

11/11/2020 - 11/12/2020

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Event Overview

As one of the premier conferences in the world, the Annual NYU International Hospitality Industry Investment is always a highly anticipated event that convenes thought leaders from across the US and around the globe.

While it is has been a difficult decision to make, after careful consideration and to ensure the health and safety of conference attendees and panelists in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Conference’s Executive Planning Committee has chosen to postpone the Conference until November 2020.


The new one-and-a-half day event will take place on November 11 and 12, at the New York Marriott Marquis, and will feature the same powerful and thought-provoking content that is so critical to those who attend the Conference each year. In a time when the industry is experiencing enormous volatility and uncertainty, we sense that postponing the date will also provide greater clarity and perspective on the path forward and the new opportunities in the months to come.


In addition to the onsite event in November, the Planning Committee developed a virtual version of the ever-popular CEOs Check In panel, which was broadcast on June 2 at 2 p.m. Moderated by Jonathan M. Tisch, chairman and CEO of Loews Hotels & Co. and co-chairman of the Board of Loews Corporation, it featured a star-studded lineup of executives and provided deeply informative insights on trends and projections.

Virtual CEOs Check In Video – Watch Now


Jonathan M. Tisch
(Conference Chair) Chairman and CEO of Loews Hotels & Co. and Co-Chairman of the Board of Loews Corporation


Keith Barr
Chief Executive Officer
InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG)

Sébastien M. Bazin
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Mark S. Hoplamazian
President and Chief Executive Officer
Hyatt Hotels Corporation

David Kong
President and Chief Executive Officer
BWH Hotel Group

Christopher J. Nassetta
President and Chief Executive Officer

Arne M. Sorenson
President and Chief Executive Officer
Marriott International

Watch 2019 Highlights Video

The NYU International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference convenes top industry executives who discuss the latest trends, economic influences, and projections. From strategically focused general sessions to breakout sessions that explore timely topics, the Conference offers something for professionals at every phase of their career.


Hosted by the NYU School of Professional Studies Jonathan M. Tisch Center of Hospitality, the NYU Hospitality Investment Conference featured general sessions, and networking events that provide data, analysis, perspectives, insights, and opportunities.


Join us as we open the 2020 NYU International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference. Meet, mingle, and network with the professionals who drive this stimulating, evolving, and fascinating industry. (Dress is business casual.)

The 2020 Agenda will be available in the Fall.

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