Emerging Strong: Shaping the Future of Travel and Hospitality, An Industry Panel

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The hospitality sector has faced unprecedented setbacks and challenges in the COVID era, but even so, we see the industry innovating to reshape the future of travel and hospitality. Join DHG, Pinkowski and Company and a panel of industry experts as we discuss recovery efforts and how to continue to emerge strong from a post-COVID world.

Topics Covered:
  • Operating strategies
  • Protocols and standards
  • Balancing occupancy restrictions and demand
  • Employee retention and guest safety
  • Re-entering the group meetings market
  • What happens to the pipeline
  • How to value assets now
  • Future impact on cap rates
  • Refinancing & restructuring

Chuck Pinkowski.pngChuck Pinkowski,
Pinkowski and Company

Anthony Clark.pngAnthony Clark,
Partner - Assurance,


Russo.pngMichelle Russo,
Founder and Chief Executive Officer,
Hotel Asset Value Enhancement

Friedman.pngGreg Friedman, Managing Principal,
Chief Executive Officer,
Peachtree Hotel Group

Ropko.pngChris Ropko,
Chief Financial Officer,
McNeil Hotel Company

About the CRE Emerging Strong Webinar Series

The everchanging landscape during this worldwide pandemic is unlike any challenge the construction and real estate industry has faced before, and leaders in the industry are finding innovative ways to move forward. Many of DHG’s industry friends have developed new strategies and best practices for successfully navigating this dynamic environment, and we want to share these insights with you.

Throughout this webinar series, our goal is to provide our construction and real estate clients and industry friends with innovative ideas and information to not only survive the current environment but together, emerging strong. Tomorrow. Together.

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About Pinkowski & Company

Pinkowski & Company has provided myriad consulting services to individuals, private investment groups, financial institutions, hotel companies, and law firms as they relate to various activities in the hospitality industry on a nationwide basis for over 45 years. The collective experience of the team is over 90 years. The assignments include all types of lodging facilities from select service hotels to destination resorts, public assembly facilities, and a variety of unique and mixed use developments. As new concepts have emerged in each of these areas, the company has assisted in evaluating the level of success for their respective markets. The results are based on comprehensive, experienced research and analysis presented in a straight forward, honest assessment of the development opportunities. For 15 years Pinkowski & Company, together with the Metropolitan Memphis Hotel and Lodging Association, has presented the Southern Lodging Summit, a hospitality industry conference addressing contemporary issues of planning, development, marketing and operations. Nationally recognized speakers address historical performance, emerging trends, new brand developments and other contemporary matters pertinent to the successful performance of the hotel business. This event has become known as “The Best Kept Secret of hotel conferences” and attracts an attendance in excess of 200 from 18 to 20 states.

CPE Information

Recommended CPE Credit

One hour of CPE (pending approval).

Delivery Format

Group Internet Based (each attendee must be logged in and answer the poll questions in order to receive CPE credit).

Who Should Attend

Individuals in the hospitality,construction and real estate industries

Prerequisities / Advance Preparation


Course Level


Program Content

High level discussion of recovery efforts and how to continue to emerge strong from a post-COVID world.


This event is complimentary. Due to this program being offered free of charge, there will be no refunds issued. If you have any questions regarding administrative policies such as registration or cancellation, please contact webinars@dhg.com.


Please direct any CPE related questions to DHGU@dhg.com.

Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through the web site: www.nasbaregistry.org/.