Washington Executives Association will host Mark G. Carrier to speak on the state of the hospitality market in D.C. Metro and nationally, future development and hospitality capital investment.
October 25, 2017
7:30am – 9:00am
About the Speaker: Mark G. Carrier
Mark G. Carrier is the senior officer of the B. F. Saul Company Hospitality Group. The B. F. Saul Company is a privately held diversified real estate and finance concern based in the Washington DC area. The Hospitality Group owns and operates a portfolio of business class hotels, which are affiliated with Intercontinental Hotels Group, Marriott and Hilton and The Hay-Adams one of the nation’s finest hotels. He represents the company in relation to lenders, franchisors, clients, governmental agencies and industry associations.
Carrier is the current Chairman of the American Hotel and Lodging Association, the nation’s advocacy organization for the hotel industry. He has served as Vice Chairman and Secretary- Treasurer of the AHLA and has a long-term engagement on various committees and task groups.
Carrier is a past Chairman of the IHG Owners Association, the global franchise owners association of Intercontinental Hotels Group. He serves on Marriott’s Distribution Advisory Committee and Emerging Technology Advisory Group. He also serves on the Distribution Advisory Group for Hilton.
Carrier is the immediate Past Chairman of the Tyson’s Partnership. This organization represents the interests of the diverse stakeholders in Tysons, Virginia in the focused effort to turn the area into America’s Next Great City.
Carrier is the Chairman Emeritus of Visit Fairfax, the county’s tourism promotion organization. Carrier is a member of the Cornell Hotel Society as well as the Cornell Real Estate Council.
Carrier has received the Kemmons Wilson Service Award from the IHG Owners Association. He was also named Virginia Hotelier of the Year by the Virginia Hotel and Travel Association.
Join the Washington Executives Association and Professor Stephen Fuller to examine trends for the Washington metro area economics.
November 15, 2017
7:30am – 9:00am
The Washington Region’s Economy: Outlook for 2018
About the Speaker: Professor Stephen Fuller
Professor Stephen Fuller is Director of the Stephen S. Fuller Institute for Research on the Washington Region’s Economic Future. His recent research has focusing on the structure of the Washington metropolitan area economy, how this changed during the Great Recession and how it will change going forward as its federal-spending dependency diminishes. He has also undertaken research on the changing workforce requirements of the Washington area’s emerging economy and the housing requirement of this future workforce. His current research involves the impact of Washington region’s economic diversification following the reductions in local federal spending since 2010.
2015 WEA FORE CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT BENEFITING FACETS A HUGE SUCCESS! Thank you for attending the 2015 WEA Golf Tournament this year on October 9, 2015 at Westfields Golf Club. The event was a great success for all golfers and sponsors who attended.