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Meet the Money® 2024 – latest presentations now available at

9 May 2024
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The 31st edition of Meet the Money® 2024 national hotel finance and investment conference was held May 6-8 at the Los Angeles Airport Marriott. Some of the insightful presentations included observations on the current economy, insurance and investment advice tailored for hospitality, boutique hotel investment patterns, the Lodging Industry Investment Council’s Top 10, and the state of the hospitality industry in 2024.

To download these free presentations, please go to, click on the RESOURCE CENTER tab of the website, and then scroll down and select “Hotel Industry Publications.”

Or you can just click here to get the following presentations from the Meet the Money® conference:

City National Rochdale Economic Update. Paul Single, Senior Economist and Managing Director of City National Rochdale, gives an overview of current economy and shares CNR’s economic outlook.

What Every Hotelier Needs to Know About Insurance and Controlling Costs. Jackie Collins, Senior Director / VP, Hospitality Practice for Gallagher, shares insights on insurance tailored specifically for the hospitality industry.

Boutique Hotel Transaction Patterns. Ariela Kiradjian, Co-Founder, Partner & COO of the Boutique Lifestyle Leaders Association, explores the dynamic investment landscape of independent boutique hotels.

AHLA Update 2024. Troy Flanagan, Executive Vice President of External Government Affairs and Industry Relations for the American Hotel & Lodging Association, shares AHLA’s report on the state of the industry for 2024.

2024 LIIC Top Ten. Michael Cahill, CEO and Founder of Hospitality Real Estate Counselors (HREC), presents the 2024 Lodging Industry Investment Counsel (LIIC) Top Ten which reveals the challenges and investment trends identified through an annual survey of LIIC members.

U.S. Lodging Industry H1 2024. Daniel H. Lesser, Co-Founder, President, & CEO of LW Hospitality Advisors, examines the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats for the U.S. Hotel Industry in 2024.

Finding the Right Expert & Introduction to ISHC. Kristie Dickinson, Managing Director/EVP of CHMWarnick, gives an overview of the services provided by the International Society of Hospitality Consultants.

Lodging Performance Outlook 2024. Luigi Major, MAI, a Managing Director of HVS Americas, gives an update on hotel performance, valuation metrics and construction costs for 2024.

Rising Above Rates: Successful Deal Strategies in a Cash Constrained Market. Jonathan Falik of JF Capital Advisors and Guy Maisnik, Vice Chair of JMBM’s Global Hospitality Group, lead a panel of industry experts discussing innovative approaches for hotel developers and investors to make deals happen in a challenging economic environment.


About Meet the Money®

For over 30 years, Meet the Money® has created an energetic environment to forge relationships, negotiate deals, and gain an in-depth understanding of hotel investment and finance. Our national hotel conference attracts heavy hitters and offers an opportunity for productive, one-on-one networking with them.

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This is Jim Butler, author of and founding partner of JMBM and JMBM’s Global Hospitality Group®. We provide business and legal advice to hotel owners, developers, independent operators, and investors. This advice covers critical hotel issues such as hotel purchase, sale, development, financing, franchise, management, ADA, and IP matters. We also have compelling experience in hotel litigation, union avoidance and union negotiations, and cybersecurity & data privacy.

JMBM’s Global Hospitality Group® has been involved in more than $125 billion of hotel transactions and more than 4,700 hotel properties located around the globe. Contact me at +1-310-201-3526 or to discuss how we can help.

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