Summit Schedule

The region's only b2b conference for the serviced apartment, branded residence, aparthotel, corporate accommodation and short-term rental sectors.

Join us as we 'unlock the neighbourhood of 3 of New York's cutting edge, real estate / hospitality and co-working venues

Confirmed Summit attendees only.

Limited places available!

Kindly hosted by AKA Hotel Residences

The Rooftop at AKA Hotel Residences, Time Square, NYC

AKA Times Square

123 West 44th St.

New York, NY  10036

Confirmed Summit attendees only.


Grab a healthy breakfast while meeting our exhibitors in the hall of solutions.


Piers Brown, CEO, International Hospitality Media

Day 2

Piers Brown

International Hospitality Media

'The big quiet' mind nourishment session

Patrick Mayock, STR presents the latest extended stay Americas performance figures. To include a 'snapshot look' across the pond as to how Europe is performing as 'Brexit' gets ever closer

Hospitality 'game-changing' companies pitch their product to a panel of industry experts - the audience! each member has a ficticious $50 million to invest across the companies looking for investment, who will be the winner?


A review of the recent trends of the large franchisors and where they appear to be headed

Are large franchisors moving away from owned and managed hotels /extended stay hotels and toward franchising?

What are the benefits to the brand? What are some of the challenges? How does it change the internal structure and organization of the franchisor? What other legal developments are affecting franchising in the lodging industry?

Investment hub: serviced apartment and extended stay investors - what's 'hot' and what's 'not' from the eyes of investors.

Hosted by Mark VanStekelenburg, ISHC | Managing Director, New York and New England Practice Leader, CBRE Hotels Advisory | Capital Markets

• Michael Meekins, president, Westbridge Capital
• Jon Moore, managing director, Brookfield Property Group

Engage and do business with industry leaders and find your solution in our exhibitor hall


How will the extended stay of the future be defined? Where are the opportunities in the world of consumerization? Today when people think of the sharing economy and the eco-system surrounding extended stay, they are considering a lot more options, they want choice, transparency and trust, flexible design


New hospitality brands are being introduced with increasing regularity. We grabbed a video camera and went onto the streets of New York to gauge awareness with a suite of fictious hospitality brands too - the results will surprise you.

Findings presented by Glenn Haussman and Piers Brown

Day 2

Piers Brown

International Hospitality Media

Day 2

Glenn Haussmann

Rouse Media

Discover something useful for your business and engage with our exhibitors 

Leading hotel, extended stay, serviced apartment and mixed use developers speak out on their approach to real estate. What are the pros and cons for each?


Serviced apartments are becoming increasingly sophisticated when it comes to revenue management, and what more can they learn from others about demand management and dynamic pricing? What's next for OTAs and other distribution channels?


Afternoon happy hour drinks - well almost, 20 minutes to re-energise

Grab a bloody mary (non-alcoholic alternatives available) and join one of our stellar co-working and co-living round table workshops, hosted by some of the biggest players in the industry.

As investors and operators get their heads around mobile working, co-working and co-living, consider how this will change traditional accommodation? What other big ideas are out there and could invade the hospitality space soon? Put yourself in the minds of digital nomads, start-ups, student accommodations and more.

Leaders gather to review the day's discussions and highlight their priorities as they return back to the office.

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"Thank you for ABODA's inclusion into the inaugural SAS Americas. I was very impressed with the quality and content of the summit and look forward to seeing you again at the SAS Europe in London this summer."

Lee Curtis, president, ABODA

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