Growing cast of stellar speakers for Boutique Hotel Summit 2012

Growing cast of stellar speakers for Boutique Hotel Summit 2012

Europe’s only b2b conference for the boutique and lifestyle hotel sectors attracts impressive international panel of expert speakers

Boutique Hotel Summit, Europe’s only b2b boutique and lifestyle hotel conference, is delighted to announce that it has assembled an impressive and ever-growing list of speakers for the second staging of the event in London on May 21 and 22.

Event organizer Piers Brown said: “The response we have had while organising this year’s conference has been nothing short of amazing, and we are delighted to have put together a speaker list of real quality, with plenty of big names yet to be announced.”

Speakers confirmed so far include:
• Sary Arab, COO, Nikki Beach EMEA Hotels & Resorts
• Victoria Bacon, head of communications, ABTA
• Kim Bardoul, consultant, the Highland Group
• Nina Basset, proprietor, Hotel du Vin
• Chris Boulton, chief executive, yoo
• Mark Challinor, director of mobile, Telegraph Media Group
• Warren Chan, founder, Potomac Thames LLC
• Angela Dingle, creative director, Hughan Design
• Alex Echo, artist
• Ben Elliot, co-founder, Quintessentially
• Phil Golding, partner, Cedar Capital Partners
• Angela Gray, broadcaster and proprietor of Angela Gray’s Cookery School at Llanerch Vineyard
• Nigel Huddlestone, industry head, Google Travel
• Mark Jones, senior director of hotel development EMEA, Worldhotels
• Sabine Kern, director of sales and marketing, The Hempel
• Russell Kett, managing director, HVS London
• James Lohan, ceo, Mr & Mrs Smith
• Sophie Maxwell, insight director, Pearlfisher
• Graham McKenzie, managing director, TravelMole
• Gordon Miller, co-founder, Sustain Worldwide
• Philip Newman Hall, director/GM, Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons
• Karen Plumb, senior director of sales strategy, business listings, Trip Advisor
• Simon Rockman, founder, What Mobile Magazine and Fuss Free Phones
• Andrew Sangster, editor, Hotel Analyst
• Angus Thirlwell, founder, Hotel Chocolat
• Matt Turner, Editor, Sleeper Magazine
• Tim Walton, vice president, international development, Marriott International
• Rebecca Whittington, director, Bedruthan and The Scarlet Hotels
• Josh Wyatt, investment director - hospitality & leisure, Patron Capital Partners • Monica Xuereb, founder, MXHCI