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EPIC MIAMIOCT 25-26, 2023

Agenda

Wednesday,
October 26th

3–4:30 p.m.

Design Tour: 1 Hotel Nashville

The tour of 1 Hotel Nashville, which was crafted by Workshop/APD and SH Hotels & Resorts‘ in-house design team, will span guestrooms, suites, meeting and events spaces, amenities, and a trio of F&B options. Meet at 1 Hotel Nashville. Transportation is on your own.

4–8 p.m.

Registration

Location: Hotel Lobby

6–8 p.m.

Welcome Reception

Location: Pool Club, on the rooftop of the Virgin Hotels Nashville

Thursday,
October 27th

8–9:15 a.m.

Breakfast Buffet

Location: Manor Room

9:15–9:30 a.m.

Welcome

Paul Bienkowski, publisher, Hospitality Design magazine
Stacy Shoemaker Rauen, editor in chief, Hospitality Design magazine
Location: The Great Room

9:30–10:05 a.m.

Keynote

Speaker: Brandon Chrostowski, founder, EDWINS Leadership & Restaurant Institute
Location: The Great Room

10:05–10:45 a.m.

What I’ve Learned

Speakers: Benjamin Goldberg, founder + co-owner, Strategic Hospitality; and Max Goldberg, co-owner, Strategic Hospitality
Location: The Great Room

10:45–11:15 a.m.

Networking Break

Location: The Great Room Foyer

11:15–noon

Keynote

Speaker: Shola Richards, CEO + founder, Go Together Global™
Location: The Great Room

Noon–1:30 p.m.

Luncheon

Celebrating this year’s Wave of the Future honorees in a panel discussion.

Location: The Great Room

SPONSORED BY

1:30–2 p.m.

Networking Break

Location: The Great Room Foyer

2–2:30 p.m.

Keynote

Speaker: Tameka Vasquez, social futurist, educator, head of marketing, Google Sidewalk Labs
Location: The Great Room

2:30–2:45 p.m.

Stretch Break

Location: The Great Room Foyer

2:45–4:30 p.m.

Owners’ Roundtable

Location: The Great Room

SPONSORED BY

4:30–6 p.m.

Free Time

6:15 p.m.

Group Departure to Dinner

Location: Hotel Lobby

6:30–9:15 p.m.

Cocktails + Dinner

Location: 1 Hotel Nashville

SPONSORED BY

9:30–11 p.m.

NextGen After Hours

Location: Dream Nashville

SPONSORED BY

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Friday,
October 28th

9:30–11 a.m.

Design Tour: The Hermitage

Tour the Hermitage, circa 1910, with managing director Dee Patel, for an in-depth look at its recent multi-year restoration, featuring lobby, ballroom, guestroom, and suite interiors by ForrestPerkins. Meet at the Hermitage Nashville. Transportation is on your own.