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Hospitality International

 2019 CONVENTION 

Golden Nugget 

Atlantic City

October 7th -9th, 2019

The Speakers

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FEATURED INDUSTRY EXPERTS

Lon Hodge & Gander

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Vietnam Vet

Hotels & Service Dogs - know the law

Back by Popular Demand!

Gander - American Humane Hero Dog Winner 2016.

   They live in Chicago, but travel 8 months out of the year. Their group “Operation Fetch” is a service dog education, advocacy and assistance group for veterans across the country doing seminars for groups, law-enforcement officials, corporations and schools, while performing planned acts of community kindness.

   They have provided training for Hospitality International Inc., Vantage Hotels, Starbucks, JB Hunt, and hundreds of other groups, from colleges and universities to local civic clubs. They sponsor national service dog education and awareness conference and educated law-enforcement officials around the country. They are working on legislation to criminalize counterfeit service dog teams.

 

Mark Robinson

Keynote

​Comedian Magician Mark Robinson has standup comedy that has gained rave reviews, an invitation to open for Jeff Foxworthy, and an appearance with late night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel. 

    His unique abilities have been featured in national TV commercials and he has filmed television shows for Warner Brothers, NBC, and ABC. But it's his ability to weave a motivational message into the fun that has made Mark Robinson one of the busiest and best motivational speakers in the country. 

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Motivational Speaker

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Dima Ghawi

Shattering Internal & External Limitations

Dima is Middle-Eastern in her genes, American in her heart, and a global citizen in her soul.

   She has two decades of corporate experience with companies including IBM, Merrill Lynch, and Bank of America. Throughout her career she led global teams, facilitated leadership workshops and initiated women advancement programs.

   Her life’s mission is to enable individuals across cultures to shatter their internal and external limitations.

Emm Cee

Glenn Haussman

Podcaster/Hospitality Guru

Glenn Haussman hosts the No Vacancy podcast, Here to Stay TV, and is publisher of novacancynews.com. He also co-hosts Checking in with Anthony & Glenn, a podcast he does with Travel Channel personality Anthony Melchiorri, as well as the Hotel Tech podcast, the Hotel Design Podcast, the Business of Hotels podcast and more. Glenn is also an in-demand public speaker, educator and custom content creator and consultant for major hotel brands, leading industry influencers and suppliers. On social media: @TravelingGlenn.

 

The No Vacancy podcast attracts the biggest names in hospitality, including major public company CEOs and industry influencers. The show was recently mentioned in the NY Times and was previously chosen by USA Today as a “best podcast to listen to while traveling.”

 

Glenn has been quoted in leading publications such as the NY Times, USA Today, and Washington Post. He previously served as adjunct professor at New York University, teaching classes in Public Relations & Advertising, and Consumer Behavior.

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Hospitality Professional

 

Program Schedule

Monday 7th October

 6:30

Early Registration

 7:00

Cocktails By The Pool

Tuesday 8th October

 8:00

Breakfast

 9:00

Official Opening

 9:30

Guest Speaker

Wednesday 9th October

8:30

Breakfast

 10:15

Break

 10:30

Guest Speaker

Program Schedule

Monday 7th October

 6:30

Early Registration

 7:00

Cocktails By The Pool

Tuesday 8th October

 8:00

Breakfast

 9:00

Official Opening

Program Schedule Highlights

Monday 7th October

 6:30

Early Registration

 7:00

Franchisee & Vendor Reception

Tuesday 8th October

 8:00

Breakfast

Educational Sessions

 12:00

Lunch

 3:00

Special Vendor Event

 6:00

Free Time

Keynote Speaker

Wednesday 9th October

 8:00

Breakfast

Educational Sessions

Panel Discussion

12:00

Lunch

Keynote Speaker

Awards

  6:00

Au Revoir

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DAYS
SPEAKERS
FRANCHISEES
 

The Venue

The Golden Nugget

600 Huron Avenue

Atlantic City, NJ 08401

Atlantic City’s best casino action, world-class restaurants, star-studded entertainment and electrifying nightlife. The Golden Nugget in Atlantic City, New Jersey also offers an impressive collection of resort amenities for relaxation, recreation and renewal, whether you’re travelling for business or pleasure. With a picturesque marina, boutique shopping, a leading-edge fitness center, a full-service spa, and an H20 Pool + Bar Grill, you never have to step off property to enjoy your time here to the fullest. We look forward to having you here for your next Atlantic City getaway.

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