Hospitality and Restaurant Facilities Summit 2020

Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista, Lake Buena Vista, FL
June 7, 2020 - June 9, 2020

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In light of the ongoing developments regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus), Opal Group has decided to reschedule the Hospitality & Restaurant Facilities Summit, currently planned for June 7-9, in Orlando, FL. The change in dates is necessary to ensure the safety of our participants while also maintaining the quality of the event. We truly appreciate your understanding and continued support as we finalize plans to reschedule.

Explore New Ideas. Join Authentic Conversations. Initiate Change.

Hospitality and Restaurant Facilities Summit is an invitation-only, high-level meeting that will gather Senior Executives from the largest retailers and restaurant chains across the nation. Heads of Facilities, Design and Construction will have a chance to delve into discussions cultivating innovations in their projects.

In a heavily client facing industry, the Hospitality and Restaurant Facilities Summit will introduce you to fresh insight on how to tackle some of the most pressing issues in the branding, design, and construction process with fellow executives undergoing similar experiences. Technology has also taken a forefront and will be discussing how technology will be transforming facilities of the future. This program will provide a forum to exchange groundbreaking concepts to take away and apply to future projects.

Current as of March 20, 2020

11:00am

Registration

2:00pm

Networking Function

7:15am

Breakfast & Itinerary Pick-up

8:00am
8:50am

One-on-One Meetings

10:25am

Jeremy Smith, Vice President, Design & Development, Torchy’s Tacos

Julian Strieff, Vice President, Design & Construction, Blaze Pizza

11:30am

One-on-One Meetings

12:00pm

Luncheon

2:00pm

Jennifer Striepling, Vice President, Design, Bloomin’ Brands

Mike Panzer, Vice President of Design & Construction, G6 Hospitality

2:40pm

One-on-One Meetings

3:45pm

Sandy Karp, Vice President, Construction & Development, IPic Entertainment

Kyung Kim, Senior Vice President – Strategic Growth Markets, AVANA Capital

4:25pm

One-on-One Meetings

6:30pm

Dinner Reception

8:00am

Breakfast

8:30am

Marilyn Morse, Vice President, Facilities, Extended Stay America

9:10am

One-on-One Meetings

10:45am
11:30am

Closing Keynote

12:15pm

Closing Luncheon

1:00pm

Close of Program

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Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista
Lake Buena Vista, FL


1751 Hotel Plaza Blvd, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830


The Hospitality & Restaurant Facilities Summit is an exclusive, invitation-only forum. We focus on engaging content, high-level networking and pre-scheduled business meetings between qualified facility executives and vendors. All attendees are qualified based on their job function, responsibility, and budgeting authority. You’re guaranteed to network and share ideas with an exclusive group.

If you’re interested in attending or sponsoring the Hospitality & Restaurant Facilities Summit, contact us at summits@opalgroup.net
  • Eco-Friendly Designs
  • Designs in Renovation
  • Mixed-use Development
  • Aesthetically Pleasing: All things patterns & textiles
  • Integration of Smart Technology
  • Personalized experiences
  • Leadership, Culture & Values
  • Catering to Generational Shifts
  • Minimum Wage Pressures on Bottom Line
  • Cost Reduction for New Store Build
  • Managing Development Timelines
  • Completing Remodels in a Timely Fashion
  • Latest Design Trends in the Year Ahead
  • Innovation in Construction Material
  • New Technology Advancements in Designs
  • Attracting and Maintaining Talent
  • Prescheduled One-to-One Meetings:
    Each participating solution provider and attendees will have pre-summit access to our matching software that allows you to completely customize your meeting agenda. The password protected website provides the information needed to make your selections on who you want to meet with.

  • Exceptional Networking Opportunities
    We strive to maximize your face-to-face time by providing a multitude of avenues to engage the senior executives in attendance. The agenda incorporates cocktail receptions, networking lunches and a specially selected offsite dinner at a nearby venue. Leverage the meeting’s relaxed atmosphere and after hours networking activities to build strong personal relationships with current and future clients.

    Nice format, nice flow, full schedule. Vice President Construction & Facilities

    Potbelly

    Good networking, good speakers. It provided time away to reflect on strategy. Head of Architecture

    Monical Pizza

    Great content and one-on-one meetings were very informative. Facilities Director

    Restaurants Unlimited, Inc.

    Great speakers. I enjoyed the dinners and social gatherings. Director of Development

    Famous Brands Intl.

    Great group, and I look forward to next year. Your entire team was great as well. Vice President of Development

    Johnny Rockets

    I was very impressed with the format; it was a pleasant surprise with the one-on-one meetings. President/CEO

    Demos Brands