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Asia Resort Development Conference Set for Henderson, Nevada


The Asia Resort Development Conference is the only conference in the U.S. that focuses exclusively on educating professionals on the needs and requirements of investing, building and constructing a first-class resort in Asia. The conference will bring together experts to present, dissect and fully vet the newest, most attractive opportunities for business development and investment in the Asian resort market.

Up to 300 private and public investment bankers, developers, architects, designers, contractors, golf developers, hotel senior executives, attorneys, resort planners, accounting firms, tourism boards and casino executives are planning to attend this year's conference.

"With the Asian resort market booming and RevPAR rates hitting 86% in this region this is a great opportunity to gather the experts who can provide insight and knowledge on everything from pitfalls in land rights and acquisition, financing, legalities, development, brand utilization, golf resorts, gaming resorts, investment opportunities and vital issues confronting the industry today," said Brian Sullivan, President of Great American Exhibitions, producers of the conference.

"We had great success with running a similar program for the Mexico Resort developers and are confident with a stellar line up of speakers we will run a top-notch executive-level summit."

The conference program will offer a dozen sessions with several industry leaders already scheduled to speak including:

Esteban L. Biondi M. Oc. Engr. Marina Studio Leader/Senior Project Manager Applied Technology and Management, Inc.
Chris Campbell Senior Vice President, Greg Norman Golf Course Design
Bob Craycraft RRP, Vice President, Industry Relations, American Resort Development Association
Jonathan Galaviz, Managing Director & Chief Economist, Galaviz & Company LLC
Richard M. Gollis, Co-Founder and Principal, The Concord Group
Chris Moore, Principal and CEO, DTJ Design Inc.
Lloyd C. Nathan, Chief Executive Officer, Asian Coast Development Ltd.
Stephen O'Grady Managing Director, CrossKeys Hospitality Solutions
Hal Phillips, Managing Director, Mandarin Media
Scott Stay, Vice President of Global Development, Construction Management & Development
Paul Steelman, CEO, Steelman Partners
Paul Stringer, Senior Vice President, Jack Nicklaus Golf Course Design

Sessions will address the most important issues facing the industry, including the Hospitality & Leisure Sector in Asia; Case Studies on Successful Resort Development; Financing and New Sources of Capital; Navigating Architectural Construction and Infrastructure; Investment and Development Opportunities; Casinos in Asia; Project Amenity Programming for New and Existing Projects; Marketing and Sales; and Blueprints for a Digital Engagement Strategy, among others.

About the Asian Resort Development Conference

The Asian Resort Development Conference will be held Monday, October 22, through Wednesday, October 24, at the Green Valley Ranch Hotel Resort in Henderson, Nev. To register for the conference and learn more information about sponsorship or speaking opportunities, visit www.asiaresortdevelopment.com.

About the Asian Resort Development Conference

The Asian Resort Development Conference will be held Monday, October 22, through Wednesday, October 24, at the Green Valley Ranch Hotel Resort in Henderson, Nev. To register for the conference and learn more information about sponsorship or speaking opportunities, visit www.asiaresortdevelopment.com.