INDIE Confab 2023 Austin

The Independent Lodging Congress’s annual event celebrating individual cities, INDIE Confab 2023, will take place in Austin, TX at South Congress Hotel on February 7-8, 2023. The INDIE Confab series serves to explore different cities and their unique hospitality scenes and communities through immersion, participation and conversations with leaders in independent hospitality development.

Uniting industry leaders and visionaries both inside and out of the independent lodging space, the conference will feature a local tour of Austin’s up-and-coming hospitality scenes, keynote speakers and panel discussions that will inspire and ignite strategic ideation for the next generation of independent hotel owners and operators.

Confirmed speakers for this year’s event include: Bashar Wali – The Assembly, Alex Cabanas – Pyramid, Cheryl Gilliam – Lodge Works, Stefan Merriweather – The LINE & Saguaro Hotels, Lisa Bonifacio – Bunk House, Dasha Gastol – Spherical, Mark Keiser – EOS Hospitality, Bart Knaggs – New Waterloo, Todd Reppert – Hai Hospitality, Nina Boys – Beyond Green Travel & PHG Consulting, Diana Dobin – Valley Forge Fabrics, Mike Everette – Nuovo, Jacqueline Nunely – Salesforce, Carly Thorp – McWhinny PE, Sarah Gulla – Pebblebrook REIT, Manpreet Sidhu – The Loren at Ladybird Lake, Matt Arrants – The Arrants Company, Andre Natera – Mentoring Leaders and Chefs/Fairmont Austin, Mark Bucher – Medium Rare / Feed the Fridge, Andres Jimenez – Makeready, Jennifer Collins – Procure Impact

“Were really excited to be in Austin where so much interesting hospitality has been developed. The art, culture, and food in the city we think is really inspirational. Looking forward to hearing and learning from the Austin experts.”

Supporting sponsors of INDIE Confab 2023: Austin include: Preferred Hotels, Spherical, Stonehill Taylor, Henson Shaving, VenueLytics, Hopper, Lodgeworks, and Way. INDIE Sponsors are Valley Forge Fabrics and William Sonoma, and our presenting sponsor is Google.

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Feb 07 - 08 2023


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