Wednesday 8 July

10:00 - 11:30 BST


Bird & Bird, EP Magazine, HVS and Alix Partners will be hosting a webinar for the Hotel sector on 8 July at 10am.

We will be joined by a number of industry experts covering essential issues on how to plan for financing the re-start, including cash flow scenario planning, working capital considerations and funding options.

Full programme details and an invitation will be available shortly but in the meantime, please save the date via the add to calendar button above.

Karen Friebe, Partner, Bird & Bird
James Salford, Partner, Bird & Bird
Chris Sheppardson, Chief Executive Officer, EP Magazine 
Russell Kett, Chairman, HVS
Graeme Smith, Managing Director, Alix Partners

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July 8, 2020

Wednesday - July 8, 2020

10:00 AM - 10:10 AM

Introduction and welcome by Chris Sheppardson, EP Hospitality

10:10 AM - 10:25 AM

Financial Planning for the Restart: cash flow scenarios, working capital considerations and funding options by Graeme Smith, Alix Partners

10:25 AM - 10:40 AM

Legal Challenges and Managing Tensions Between Stakeholders: Owners, Landlords, Tenants, Operators, Franchisors, Franchisees and Lenders

Karen Friebe and James Salford, Bird & Bird

10:40 AM - 11:25 AM

Panel Session: Is Every Stakeholder Ready?
Key issues which need to be taken into account

Asli Kutlucan, Cycas Hospitality
Eva Bachmann, Ennismore
Neil Kirk, L&R Hotels
Ben Barbanel, OakNorth Bank
Wayne Arthur, Staycity Hotels

Chaired by: Russell Kett, Chairman, HVS 

11:25 AM - 11:30 AM

Closing remarks and summary of key issues by Chris Sheppardson, EP Hospitality

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