Join us for our November CPD qualifying seminar – ‘Small is Beautiful – the rise of the compact budget hotel sector’.
This seminar qualifies as 90 minutes CPD
Joe Stenson, Group Development Director, Queensway Hotels
Having previously worked with a number of hotel groups in Ireland and the UK, Joe joined Queensway in 2004 to establish and grow its hotels portfolio. Over the years the group has acquired, developed and operated hotels under international brand names including Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, easyHotel and Tune Hotels. This culminated in the launch of its own brand in 2017, Point A Hotels, a joint venture between Queensway and the Wellcome Trust. Point A has now grown to seven operating hotels – six in London and one in Glasgow with a further three hotels under construction in Edinburgh, London and Dublin.
Derek Griffin, Head of Acquisitions, Premier Inn & Restaurants UK – London & South East
Derek will then talk to us on Premier Inn’s experience with Hub.
Nick Boyd, Operations Director, Lambert Smith Hampton
Nick is Operations Director for the Hotel and Leisure team at LSH, a multi-disciplinary team of specialists dealing with a wide range of advisory and transactional instructions. Nick has specialised in the hotel sector for over 20 years, working on all manner of hotels ranging from small independent operations to large 5-Star hotels on London’s Park Lane. He is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and sits on the RICS Trade Related Property committee.
Izzy Watterson, Senior Research Analyst, Lambert Smith Hampton
As a core member of LSH’s Research Team, Izzy analyses and comments upon key trends affecting the UK commercial property market. Since joining the LSH Research team in 2014, Izzy has helped to develop and subsequently lead a number of regular high profile publications across a range of sectors, including the investment, offices and logistics markets insight reports, and she works regularly on client-driven consultancy projects.
Izzy will present on the findings of LSH’s research team into the market for compact budget hotels.
The evening will finish with a panel & audience Q&A.
The evening will cover important questions for each operator such as:
Registration from 6pm
Speaker presentations from 6.35pm
Q&A with our panel from 7.35pm
Networking and refreshments from 8pm
*Please note – our panelists confirm their availability in advance. If any of our panelists cancel due to unforeseen circumstances, we will use our best efforts to replace them, but cannot guarantee that all advertised panelists will always be in attendance.