events & seminars

  • Feb

    9

    2015

GrayRobinson is proud to announce a champion alliance with HospitalityLawyer.com in support of the 2015 Hospitality Law Conference. The conference will be held February 9-11, 2015 at the Royal Sonesta Hotel in Houston, TX. The conference will consist of over 40 educational sessions offering continuing education credit including CLE, CPE, HRCI, ARPM, CPDM, CCMP, CHAE, and CHTP. Topics will include development deals, management agreements, food and beverage liability, labor and employment issues, claims management, anti-trust issues, trends and challenges in compliance, finance, law and safety. GrayRobinson involvement includes:

Restaurant and Hotel Corporate Counsel Luncheons
DATE: February 9, 2015
TIME: 11:30 am - 12:45 pm

GrayRobinson is a proud co-sponsor of these coinciding luncheons which include opportunities both to participate in dialogue about current challenges restaurant and hotel corporate counsel are facing, and to learn about effective, efficient solutions.

Putting a Mixed-Use Deal Together Including Entertainment, Restaurants, EB-5 Financing, and Retail
DATE: February 9, 2015
TIME: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

GrayRobinson Shareholder Elizabeth DeConti and five other panelists discuss aspects of mixed use development of hotels, residences, retail, food and beverage, and entertainment. Issues discussed will include legal (including alcohol beverage licensing,) finance (including EB-5,) development, architecture and design, construction, and insurance aspects. 

Beverage Licensing Challenges in Mixed Use Developments
DATE: February 9, 2015
TIME: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

GrayRobinson Shareholder Elizabeth DeConti discusses legal issues pertaining to alcohol beverage licensing in mixed use developments.

Hospitality Forum I: Regulatory Aspects of Mergers & Acquisitions: How to Gobble Up Chains and Licensed Retailers
DATE: February 10, 2015
TIME: 8:45 am - 9:45 am

GrayRobinson Shareholder Elizabeth DeConti discusses the importance of making sure liquor licenses, business licenses, and other regulated must-haves are properly transferred to insure a smooth and seamless transition. Closing the restaurant deal on time is imperative, but is only successful if there is wine at dinner!

Alcohol Promotions Roundtable
DATE: February 10, 2015
TIME: 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Promoting alcohol beverages is a more competitive enterprise today than ever before. Media channels are nearly unlimited – social media, internet/digital, television, traditional paper and more. GrayRobinson Shareholder Elizabeth DeConti will discuss how to navigate the multi-jurisdictional web of the legal landscape when planning sweepstakes, happy hours, and other promotions using all of these channels, and best practices for talking to an audience about alcohol.

Hotel Sales and Interim Management Agreements: Key Considerations Including Beverage Licensing
DATE: February 10, 2015
TIME: 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

GrayRobinson Shareholder Grace Yang will discuss coordination issues when existing hotels are sold and whether interim management agreements are a potential solution for the parties to avoid interruption in hotel operations. The presentation will cover examples of how some state regulatory and licensing authorities view interim management agreements at hotels, including the unique considerations for hotels selling and serving alcohol, and offer ideas to meet the timing challenges that new owners and incoming hotel management companies face in obtaining the necessary licenses.

For more information or to register, go to http://hospitalitylawconference.com/.
 

Elizabeth A. DeConti
GrayRobinson, P.A.
401 East Jackson Street
Suite 2700
Tampa, Florida 33602
Phone: 813-273-5000
Fax: 813-273-5145
Grace H. Yang
GrayRobinson, P.A.
401 East Jackson Street
Suite 2700
Tampa, Florida 33602
Phone: 813-273-5000
Fax: 813-273-5145

 

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