Southern California Visitor Industry Outlook Conference
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29th Annual Southern California Visitors Industry Outlook Conference
The Collins College of Hospitality Management and CBRE partner hosts the annual Southern California Visitors Industry Outlook Conference each year in the fall. The 2018 conference was held at the Renaissance Long Beach Hotel, on Thursday, October 25, 2018.
Attendees enjoyed a full day of panel discussions from tourism and economic experts about trends in Southern California. CBRE, an international firm of management consultants, industry specialists, and appraisers who provided a full range of services to the hospitality, real estate and tourism industries, presented its extensive lodging forecast report. This report contains detailed analyses of markets throughout Southern California.
All attendees received an electronic link of CBRE's 2019 Lodging Forecast and can view the speaker presentations by clicking the links below.
- Southern California Hotel Performance (Kelsey Waite, Business Development Executive, Destinations - STR)
- Defining & Counting a Visitor (Skip Hull - CIC Research, Inc.)
- Economic Outlook (Robert Kleinhenz, Ph.D., Executive Director of Research - Beacon Economics LLC)
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS8:00am-8:45am
Registration/Networking and Continental Breakfast
Welcome and Conference Overview
Bruce Baltin, Managing Director, CBRE Hotels
CVB Insights and Perspective
Panel Members: TBD
12:00pm – 1:30pmLunch
Keynote Speaker: TBD
1:45pm - 3:00pm
- Room reservationat Renaissance Long Beach
- Sponsorship Information
- Map and Directions
- Visit Long Beach
Planning Committee names and companies:
- Bruce Baltin, CBRE Hotels, Managing Director
- Lauren Schlau, Lauren Schlau Consulting, President
- Brandon Feighner, CBRE Hotels, Director
- Linda Garcia Lawson, Collins College of Hospitality Management, Events and Operations Coordinator
Questions: Please contact Linda Garcia-Lawson, Collins College of Hospitality Management by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone at (909) 869-6910.
What is the refund policy?
For a full refund, cancellations must be made by October 1, 2018. Cancellations received after the stated deadline will not be eligible for a refund. You may transfer your registration to another person at no cost. All refund requests must be made by the attendee or credit card holder. Refunds will be credited back to the original credit card used for payment. Please contact Linda Garcia at email@example.com for any cancellations and transfer requests.
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
Discounted self-parking $15 ($25 standard pricing). Click here for more information about parking and transportation.