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EVENT AGENDA

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2017

4:00 p.m.      Registration and Trade Show

6:00 p.m.      Welcome and Beach Party Networking Event


MONDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2017

7:30 a.m.      Registration

8:30 a.m.      Welcome and Breakfast Program

                           MYTHS AND MAYHEM: REINVENTING SERVICE IN A NEW HOSPITALITY CLIMATE

9:45 a.m.      Coffee Break

10:00 a.m.   Workshops (choose one)

                           HACKING DEMONSTRATION: FBI CYBER TASK FORCE

                           THE NEW ICE AGE? SURVIVING IMMIGRATION & CUSTOMS ENFORCEMENT INVESTIGATIONS

                           HOW OWNERS AND MANAGEMENT COMPANIES ARE NAVIGATING DISRUPTIVE CLIMATES

11:45 a.m.    Lunch Program 

                           WHAT'S ON THE HORIZON: WASHINGTON'S ECONOMIC FORECAST AND LODGING TRENDS UPDATE

12:45 p.m.   Trade Show

2:15 p.m.      Workshops (choose one)

                           TACKLING CYBERSECURITY RISK IN HOTEL ASSET MANAGEMENT

                           COMPLYING WITH NEW WA EMPLOYMENT LAWS AND REDUCING LEGAL RISKS IN THE WORKPLACE

                           THE WAR RAGES: HOTELIERS VS THE DISTRIBUTION DISRUPTORS

3:15 p.m.      Coffee Break

3:30 p.m.      Afternoon Program

                           CREATING THE PERFECT STORM: WHEN SALES AND OPERATIONS COME TOGETHER TO MAKE FOR                                                         FANATICAL CUSTOMERS

5:15 p.m.      Board Reception

6:00 p.m.      Stars of the Industry Awards Banquet and Auction


TUESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2017

8:00 a.m.      Breakfast Program

                           ASSOCIATION UPDATES

                           GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS WEATHER REPORT

10:00 a.m.    Convention concludes


10:00 -11:30 a.m.    SPECIAL SESSION:  A PERSONAL STORY OF FORCED LABOR AND HUMAN TRAFFICKING WITH RANI HONG 


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