1-2 July 2020 7/1/2020 9:00:00 AM 7/2/2020 6:00:00 PM Europe/London

ULF

The leading industry news resource; industry awards and international b2b conference and exhibitions for the sector Unit 1, Canada Water Retail Park, Surrey Quays Rd SE16 2XU International Hospitality Media info@internationalhospitality.media
Tobacco Dock, Tobacco Quay, Wapping Lane, London, E1W 2SF Tobacco Dock, London

Festival Schedule

The region's only investment and leadership conference for urban innovators at the cutting edge of contemporary hospitality and real estate

This approximately 3 hour curated journey encourages participants to take a 'peek behind the curtain' of some of the most innovative and unique urban living concepts in London. Hosted by the thought leaders who made the property so special, this acts to help frame the key narratives of the two day event.

To include: hostels, mixed-use developments, co-living / co-working, build to rent / student accommodation, hotels and serviced apartments with 'fast track' sessions hosted at the property.

Confirmed attendees only.

2 tracks each visiting 3 properties total

A maximum of 300 places are available!

Registrations will open four weeks prior to the event.

Confirmed attendees will receive an online sign up form link, please fill in to secure your place. If you are registered and have not received the form, please email operations@internationalhospitality.media to resend the link

Join us for the inaugural 2020 drinks reception hosted at a 'surprise' venue

There will be plenty of networking opportunities with lots of hospitality and real estate leaders, including IHM's Paul Stevens, News Editor, ShortTermRentalz.com, George Sell, Editor, Serviced Apartment News over a drink or two - an evening not to be missed!

Confirmed attendees only will receive an online sign up form link, please fill in to secure your place. If you are registered and have not received the form, please email operations@internationalhospitality.media to resend the link

Running concurrently with the drinks reception, this is your opportunity to connect with 30 - 40 hospitality and real estate investors and extend your network of contacts. Limited places available.

Pre-approval required.

We raise a glass to the pioneers in Urban Living

Dresscode: Smart Casual

Address: Tobacco Quay, Wapping Ln, London E1W 2SF

 

It's never too late to grab your mat and join Stephen Marks for our serviced apartment yoga class!

Limited to 15 places with complimentary use of guest changing room facilities.

Confirmed attendees only will receive an online sign up form link, please fill in to secure your place. If you are registered and have not received the form, please email operations@internationalhospitality.media to resend the link

A great opportunity to take coffee and a pastry and network whilst meeting our exhibitors to discover innovative ways to grow your business.

STAY, LIVE, WORK and ENGAGE

PLENARY SESSIONS
• Welcome: Understanding the Urban Living markets - how do these match up within residential, commercial and other property asset classes? How have these asset classes grown in the last three years and where will they be in another three years time? Which Urban Living asset classes are growing fastest?

• The future of cities

• Changemakers:  The thinkers, the creators, the agitators. Sector innovators interview each other.

STAY

• Debate - The new hybrid master-lease investment, bubble waiting to burst?

• Distribution – beyond the OTAs. What will the distribution landscape look like in 2025? Will Google and Facebook be the dominant channels or is there a new wave of startups about to be unleashed?

• Investment case study

• Presentation - are short term rental and serviced apartment valuations closer to residential real estate or hotel real estate?

• Operations: Why invest in proptech?

• Presentation: How AI is going to affect hospitality

• Development case study

• Operations: Creating great guest experiences without hotel infrastructure

LIVE

Benchmark: How are the BTR, student housing and assisted living asset classes performing, and what is the outlook for the future?

• Investemnt and development case studies

• Rebels with a cause: spotlight on the sector innovators

• Mixed-use megatrends: guests from 18 to 80 love to live, work and relax in a casual lifestyle environment.
What synergies can be generated from the new mixed-use components of co-living, co-working, hostels, serviced apartments, boutique and lifestyle hotels, student housing, offices and F&B outlets? What are the challenges in design, construction/financing and guest experience? What is the best approach for creating new sustainable micro cities with their own communities?

• Residential planning trends across Europe

• Presentation: The rise of Hipsturbia - urban real estate trend 2020

• Case studies: New concepts for senior and assisted living

WORK

• Work mobility debate – with the growth of 'working on the move' culture, numerous co-working, private members clubs and hospitality options, does where we work matter any more?

• Better Together: Realising the vision of collaborative hotel, accommodation and shared office space

• Blurring the lines - what is blended space and what can it do for the workplace? Consider CSR; differentiating space; placemaking; employee experience

• Development and investment case studies

• The fate of the flex economy: Separating fact from fiction with all the recent media hype on coworking & flex workspace. A discussion on the aborted WeWork IPO & implications for heads of real estate. Explaining the role & value of flexible workspace in an enterprise real estate portfolio

PLENARY SESIONS

• ULF awards: The Urban Living young gun and The Urban Living innovator

• Mixed-use megatrends: guests from 18 to 80 love to live, work and relax in a casual lifestyle environment.
What synergies can be generated from the new mixed-use components of co-living, co-working, hostels, serviced apartments, boutique and lifestyle hotels, student housing, offices and F&B outlets? What are the challenges in design, construction/financing and guest experience? What is the best approach for creating new sustainable micro cities with their own communities?

• Debt financing and capital markets

• Space as a service V community

 

 

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"This is a wonderful conference. Coming from the US, it gives us exposure to operators and potential partners here in Europe that we wouldn’t normally have access to. We’re looking for some likeminded partners and there are some really great ones here at the conference."

Ken Brown, VP global solutions, Furnished Quarters

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