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Press Release 2 December 2014

Hunter Hotel Investment Conference Announces Steve Joyce as Keynote Speaker

Choice Hotels International CEO to address nation’s top hotel executives in March

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Event organizers with the Hunter Hotel Investment Conference, one of the nation's top four hotel investment conferences, announced today that Steve Joyce, president and chief executive officer for Choice Hotels International, will be the keynote speaker at the 27th annual event. The conference will be held on March 25 – 27, 2015, at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis in Atlanta, Ga.


"Mr. Joyce has demonstrated outstanding leadership in developing and growing the best known hotel brands in the world, and he has made tremendous strides in almost every arena including market expansions, advancement of new brands, corporate responsibility initiatives and marketing strategies" said Bob Hunter, conference co-chair and chief executive officer of Hunter Hotel Advisors. "With a career spanning over three decades, we are thrilled to have him share his invaluable viewpoints with our industry's top executives."

In addition to Steve Joyce (pictured right), the agenda will feature speakers and panel discussions by a wide cross-section of the leading industry innovators and thought leaders on topics ranging from financing to new development. The 2015 conference theme is "Seize the Day!" to reflect the Conference's mission to educate, inspire and motivate their attendees to take advantage of every opportunity in this strong and growing market.

"Education and networking are paramount for success so we strive to provide plenty of both," said Lee Hunter, conference co-chair and chief operating officer of Hunter Hotel Advisors. "We earn the loyalty of our patrons by featuring the most influential and experienced industry experts and by providing an environment conducive to deal making." The three-day Hunter Hotel Investment Conference is owner and investor-focused, with a strong emphasis on real estate and finance, and has the highest percentage of hotel owners in attendance of any of the major hotel conferences.

The Hunter Hotel Investment Conference was awarded the prestigious Allie Award as Best Tradeshow and Conference in 2013. Proceeds from the Hunter Conference provide scholarships to hospitality students within the Cecil B. Day School of Hospitality at Georgia State University. For on-line registration, please visit the conference website at or contact Nancy Petenbrink, conference director, at 770-916-0300 or [email protected].

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29th Annual Hunter Hotel Investment Conference

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