CHIC speaker program released, registrations now open!

Canadian Hotel Investment Conference (CHIC)

Live and in-person! April 5-6, 2022

Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel

Canadian Hotel Investment Conference 2019 Big Picture Conferences 100

Since 1997, the Canadian Hotel Investment Conference has established itself as the definitive source for information, insight, and opinion on today’s Canadian lodging market. For senior executives from across North America, this business conference delivers outstanding insight on where the industry is today, where it's heading, and the options it can deliver.


List of speakers now released, including:

CEO CLOSING KEYNOTE: Sébastien Bazin, Chairman and CEO, Accor


  • Joe Baker, MEd, Publisher, STAY Magazine
  • Hugo Germain, Vice President, Operations, Germain Hotels
  • Christine Kennedy, CPA, CA, Vice President, Finance, Atlific Hotels
  • Sabrina Maddeaux, Columnist, National Post
  • Eric Plesman, Head of Global Real Estate, Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP)


  • Terry Bishop, President, Property Tax, Canada, Altus Group
  • Anthony Cohen, Executive VP & Partner, Crescent Hotels & Resorts Canada
  • Curtis Gallagher, Principal, Canadian Hospitality Lead, Capital Markets Group - Avison Young
  • Michael Gregory, CFA, Deputy Chief Economist and Head of U.S. Economics, Managing Director, BMO Capital Markets
  • Michael Grubsztajn, Vice President, Jemlor Hospitalité
  • Susie Grynol, President & CEO, Hotel Association of Canada
  • Dario Guescini, Director, Work-Integrated Learning, Experiential Education & Global Mobility, George Brown College
  • Doris Hager, Owner and Principal, Hager Design International Inc.
  • Tracey Kalimeris, Vice President Talent & Culture, Accor
  • Kinnari Lakhani, Senior Vice President, Gallagher
  • Philip Mondor, President and CEO, Tourism HR Canada
  • Alam Pirani, Executive Managing Director | Hotels | Canada & Caribbean, Colliers Hotels
  • Carrie Russell, Senior Managing Partner, HVS

Visit the CHIC 2022 website at for more information, the program and to register.

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