Seminars

Keynote Speaker – Wednesday, 9:45 AM

Hitesh Patel, CHO AAHOA Chairman 2018-19

Farm to Table – Wednesday, 10:30 AM

Bhavesh PatelAAHOA Immediate Past Chairman
Denise HopkinsJ. Ambrogi Foods
Nick FarrellSovana Bistro
Shahan KarakashCastle Foods

Social Media/Marketing – Wednesday, 12:00 PM

Purvi Panwala

AAHOA Young Professional Director Eastern Division

Deborah Smith

Foxtrot Media

Karen Yankovich

Uplevel Media

Kristin Ford

Kane Partners

Hiring & Retention – Wednesday, 1:30 PM

Vinay Patel

AAHOA Secretary

Joe Vanacore

Insurance Co

Marilou Halvorsen

NJRHA

Hol Hustus

The Career Phoenix

Panel 4: Thursday - 10am - Credit Card Fees & Proper Funding

Greg Renfroe Vice President of Business Development, EVO Payments
Michael Van Nieuwenhoven Vice President of Sales & Operations, Credibility Capital
Luis DeLaHoz Vice President of Community Business Development, BCB Community Bank

Panel 5: Thursday - 11:30am - Women in the Industry

Jeanne Cretella President, Landmark Hospitality
Ariane Duarte Owner, Ariane Kitchen & Bar
Payal Sharma Owner, Baar Baar NYC

Panel 6: Thursday - 1pm - Franchising Dos & Don’ts

Brian Parker RVP of Development, Choice Hotels
Evan Goldman Partner, A.Y. Strauss