2021 Pitch Competition.
Saturday, June 5, 2021
The 2021 Pitch Competition and Awards Luncheon took place at the Hilton Innovation Gallery and was also live-streamed.
The luncheon keynote was the President of Marriott, Stephanie Linnartz.
2021 Pitch Competition Finalists
Angel Deng & Kayleen Fan
Eden Investment Management pitched a
45-key independent hotel in Miami, FL.
Lexi Effron, Keslie Easton, Nikki Loseff San Diego State University
Emerald Investments pitcheed a 102-key restorative hotel building in Seattle, WA.
Polina Shavrina, Nadia Cismesia, Emma Toppi Michigan State University
PEN Investment pitched an 88-key new hotel build in Miami, FL.
Emma Claire Spring from
Washington State University
Celeste Companies pitched a 232-key brand conversion in the DC Metro area.
Sana Mahmood from Zigurat Global Institute of Technology
PAIZA Group pitched a 200-key new development in San Jose, CA.
Shavonnie Victor, Ann Zhang & Lynette Tan from Cornell University
Sister Cities pitched 95-key economy hotel acquisition in Laredo, TX.
Le Rêve Hospitality
Brittany Walker & Skye Curry from Georgetown University
Le Rêve pitched a 115-key new development in Tampa, FL.