Speaking Engagements       

Speaking Engagements

Mike Cahill, founder of Hospitality Real Estate Counselors, has spoken at numerous Lodging and Gaming conventions, conferences, seminars and lectures.  He has considerable knowledge and experience in the hotel, casino and golf course  industry ranging from market studies, appraisals, consulting and development.  If you are interested in having him speak at your next lodging event, contact Mike for more information.

American Hotel and Motel Association, 79th Annual Convention
   Feasibility Studies: Repositioning for Survival in the 1990’s

American Hotel and Motel Association, 81st Annual Convention
The Value Impacts of Repositioning

American Society of Appraisers, Long Island Chapter, 1993
   Hotel Real Estate Value Trends in the 1990’s

AAHOA - Asian American Hotel Owners Association - 2011 National Convention
Who is Buying and Selling?  Getting the Deal Done

Chicago Title of Colorado, 1996
   Hotel Development Trends

Choice Hotels International - Regional Spring Conference, 1991
   Hotel Real Estate Value Trends

Colorado Hotel & Lodging Association (CH&LA) Summer Meetings - 2012
   LIIC Top Ten List 

Cornell University Hotel School, 2008

   The Evolution of Private Equity

Crittenden National Annual Real Estate Conference - 2013
   Adaptive Reuse of Distressed Urban Properties into Hotels

Colorado Real Estate Journal - 2013 Hotels & Summit Expo
   The Current State of the National and Regional Lodging Industry  

Country Hospitality Annual 1992 Convention
   Hotel Valuation Seminar

Denver Hospitality Summit, 2010
   Panel Moderator

Denver Hospitality Summit, 2011
Lodging Real Estate Trends
   Moderator:  Hotel Broker Panel

Distressed Hotel Summit, 2010
   Distressed Asset Valuation

GE Capital Commercial Real Estate Finance, 2003
   Hotel Appraisal and Valuation

GE Real Estate, 2009
   Trends and Fundamentals of the Current Hospitality Market

GlobeSt.com, Webinar 2010
   Hotel Sales Poised for Uptick

GMAC Commercial Mortgage – Hotel Conference 2002
   Lodging Valuation Panel

Grubb & Ellis, Hospitality Properties Division
   Opportunities in Economy Lodging

History Channel TV Show, United Stats of America (Air date:  June 12, 2012)
   Casino expert on segment with comedian Randy Sklar

Hotel & Motel Brokers of America, 30th Annual Meeting, Instructor
   Workshop in Hotel Valuation

Hotel World, 2008
   Making your Hotel Nightspot the Hotspot

Institute for International Research, Profiting from Casino Development, 1995
   Determining the Market Potential of Emerging Jurisdictions

International Hotel/Motel & Restaurant Show, 1995
   Capital Investments: Do’s and Don’ts for Property Owners & Operators

Latino Hotel Association International Conference, 2011
   Hospitality Real Estate - Recent Trends

Lehman Brothers – Hospitality Owner Meeting, 2006
   Downtown Denver Lodging Market

The Lodging Conference, January 2002
   Good Market – Bad Market (moderator)
   The Management of Operating Expense (moderator)

The Lodging Conference, October 2002
   Operations Roundtable
   Ultimate Survivor: The Story of the Independent Hotel Operator

The Lodging Conference, October 2003
   Operations Overview
   Feasibility and Due Diligence

The Lodging Conference, October 2004
   Top Industry Issues and Challenges for 2005
   Feasibility and Due Diligence 101

The Lodging Conference, September 2005
   Construction, Bridge and Mezzanine Debt
   Acquiring a Hotel and Making it Valuable

The Lodging Conference, September 2006
   How To Get The Most Out Of Your Broker
   Hotel Real Estate Forecast

The Lodging Conference, October 2012
   Moderator:  Hotel Makeover:  Successful Renovations and Conversions

Long Island University, 1986
   Performing a Competitive Analysis for Hotels/Motels

Madison Capital Management Corporate Retreat, 2011
   The State of the Hotel Real Estate Industry

Meet the Money Conference - 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013
   Top Ten Hotel Investment Trends
   2009 Moderator:  What's Happening in Capital Markets?

Metropolitan Denver Hotel Association, 2003
   Denver Convention Center Hotel Update

Midwest Lodging Investors Summit, 2008
   Sourcing Debt and Equity

Midwest Lodging Investors Summit, 2012
   Market Segment Tracks:  Urban Markets

National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP Colorado), 1996
   National Lodging Investment Trends and the Outlook for Denver

New York University, The Real Estate Institute
   The Appraisal of Hotels Using Simultaneous Valuation Capitalization

New York University, Center for Food and Hotel Management
   Hotel Project Development, 1989
   Hotel Property Operations and Maintenance, 1989
   Trends in Food and Hotel Management, 1992
   Hotel and Food Service Project Management, 1993

Niagara Falls Coalition for Casino Gaming, 1995
   Understanding the Potential Economic Impact of Casino Gaming in Niagara Falls

NATHIC - North American Hotel & Tourism Investment Conference, 2011
   Moderator:  Happy Hour with LIIC

NATHIC - North American Hotel & Tourism Investment Conference, 2012
   Keynote Address (moderator); Anthony Melchiorri of Travel Channel's "Hotel Impossible"
   Moderator:  Happy Hour with LIIC

Northwest Center for Professional Development
   How to Determine Financial Feasibility

Providence Hospitality Partners
   2006 Annual Meeting: What determines the value of a hotel?

Puerto Rico Hotel and Tourism Association, 6th Annual Convention
   The Value Impacts of Hotel Market Repositioning

Real Share Hotel Investment and Finance Summit -  2007, 2008, 2009 and 2011
   The ILFC Top Ten List
   The 2009 ILFC Lenders Survey
   The 2011 ILFC Lenders Survey

Residence Inn by Marriott - 1991 Video
   Converting to Success; Industry Analysis of Extended-Stay Hotels

Riverboat Gaming Congress & Expo, 1993
   Riverboat Casino Feasibility and Site Selection

Riverboat Gaming Congress & Expo, 1995
   Hotel Development in Conjunction with Casinos

The Second Annual Resort Management Conference, 2002
   Moderator: Case Study – Bachelor Gulch Ritz-Carlton

University of Denver, MBA Program 2002
    Hospitality Asset Management

University of Denver – MBA Program, 2002, 2003, 2004
   Hotel Franchising

University of Denver, Franklin Burns School of Real Estate & Construction Management, 2003
   Hotel Industry Trends

University of Denver, MBA Program 2005
   “Reading” Markets and Preparing Financial Projections

University of Denver, MBA Program 2004
   Consultant’s Role in Hotel Deals, Appraisal Techniques

University of Denver, MBA Program 2003
   The Art of the Deal:  Mergers, Acquisitions, Exchanges and Dispositions

University of Nevada, Las Vegas, College of Hotel Administration
   Economy Lodging

Urban Land Institute- New Orleans District Council Meeting, Fall 1993
   United States and New Orleans Hotel Industry Overview

Wertheim Schroder Lodging Industry Conference, Finance/Development Panel
   Current Trends in Hotel Market Values