Thursday, July 13, 2017

Southern Lodging Summit to Host 15th Annual Conference Aug. 29-30 in Memphis, TN; Industry Icon James E. Burba Named Keynote Speaker

Andrea Foster
MEMPHIS, TN —Officials of the Southern Lodging Summit, an annual gathering of hoteliers specializing in development and operations in the southern United States, will host its annual conference August 29-30, 2017, in Memphis, Tenn.  A discounted “Early Bird” rate runs through Saturday, July 15.

James E. Burba

Celebrating its 15th year, the conference kicks off with the organization’s signature luncheon at the world-famous Rendezvous BBQ Restaurant, offering networking opportunities with industry experts and event speakers such as keynote speaker and Burba Hotel Network Co-Founder James E. Burba. 

A full day of sessions will occur at the Memphis Cook Convention Center, kicking off with the Annual Presidents Panel, including such industry stalwarts as Jagruti Panwala, AAHOA treasurer and president/CEO, Wealth Protection Strategies; Doug Dreher, president/CEO, The Hotel Group Holdings, LLC; Patrick Pacious, president/CEO, Choice Hotels International; and Andrea Foster, senior VP of development; Marcus Hotels & Resorts.

 The conference will provide rich, detailed industry analysis with presentations from STR’s Jan Freitag and CBRE’s Robert Mandelbaum highlighting current industry trends.

For a complete copy of the company’s news release, please contact:

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