The information you need to propel your business forward and fuel innovation.
At Hotec Operations, we believe education is a crucial component to creating a worthwhile and truly beneficial experience for attendees. Most importantly, these sessions provide buyers and suppliers with important insights for a more successful business; however, educational sessions also serve as great conversation starters during networking breaks, receptions and meals to facilitate authentic, quality connections. Learn more about the 2022 program below.
2022 Keynote Presentations
Roar into the Second Half of Your Life
Hotel Industry Update
Meet the Speaker
Michael Clinton, Former President & Publishing Director, Hearst Magazines
Michael Clinton is the former president and publishing director of Hearst Magazines, and now serves as special media advisor to the Hearst Corporation’s CEO. He is the author of ROAR into the Second Half of Your Life - Before It’s Too Late (Atria Books/Beyond Words, Sept. 2021). From his working class roots to success in the New York magazine world, Michael shares his own journey as an avid traveler, having experienced 124 countries, and running marathons on seven continents. A photographer, private pilot, part owner of a vineyard in Argentina, and founder of a nonprofit foundation, Michael holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh, plus two master’s degrees (from Columbia University and Pace University). He serves on the boards of trustees of International Center of Photography and Pace University; and has written for The New York Times, Town & Country, and Runner’s World, among other outlets. He resides in New York and Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Meet the Speaker
Shawn Grenley, Senior Account Manager, STR
Mr. Shawn Grenley is a Sales Executive for STR (STR, Inc.). STR provides clients from multiple market sectors with premium, global data benchmarking, analytics and marketplace insights. STR was acquired in October 2019 by CoStar Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSGP), the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics and online marketplaces.
Shawn joined STR in 2014 and is responsible for growing STR’s business in FL & GA. He works with all key customer types including hotel brands, ownership groups, management companies, independent hotels, CVB’s and DMO’s. Shawn is often featured as a guest speaker for hotel industry presentations. Prior to joining STR, Shawn served as the Director of Services for Marriott International and held several hotel operation positions with Gaylord Hotels and Hilton Worldwide.