Monday, August 28, 2023

Hyatt Regency Austin

AHLA invites you to attend our 15th Annual |
Hospitality Expo and CBRE Meeting!

– Meet our Guest Speakers –

First Vice President, Texas

Kevin M. Donahue, MAI

Kevin M. Donahue, MAI has over 19 years of experience in the appraisal of commercial real estate. Mr. Donahue has worked in the CBRE Hotels Advisory group. specializing in all types of hospitality properties for the past 17 years. In addition to hospitality properties, Mr. Donahue has appraisal experience encompassing a wide variety of property types including retail/commercial, multifamily residential, industrial, office, special-use and land developments. Mr. Donahue has experience providing valuation and appraisal services, market studies, rent analyzes, feasibility studies, income and expense analysis, cash flow projections and expert testimony. Mr. Donahue is frequently quoted by the media regarding trends in the hospitality market. Mr. Donahue’s primary geographical expertise is in Austin, Dallas/Fort Worth, Houston and San Antonio, but has valuation experience across Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Kansas and Missouri. Mr. Donahue leads a team of valuation experts that provide commercial property valuation and advisory services with a specialty in hospitality properties.

Sr. Vice President

Andrew Hartley

Andrew Hartley is a Vice President for CBRE Hotels. He is based in the New York, NY office. With more than 12 years of professional experience in the hospitality industry, he has provided market and financial services for all types of real estate projects. Mr. Hartley’s areas of specialization include market and financial feasibility analysis for dozens of hotel and conference center projects, non-branded boutique hotel projects, specialized expertise with oil and gas-related hotel projects and luxury hotel projects.

Non-hotel related work consists of retail and residential analysis to determine reasonable market returns involving specialized mixed-use developments. Vast experience in public-private projects on behalf of a municipality or investor. Clients include private hotel owners and developers, all major sources of debt financing, all major hotel companies, and numerous municipalities and public agencies. He has assisted clients on assignments throughout the Northeast, Midwest, and South Central Region of the U.S.

Prior to joining CBRE Hotels’ Consulting, Mr. Hartley was a consultant with PKF Consulting USA, which was acquired by CBRE in 2014. Additionally, Mr. Hartley was an assistant manager/trainer for the Hilton University of Houston and in charge of training students the operations and service techniques needed to run a full-service hotel with an emphasis on fine food and beverage.

For Hoteliers & Guest:

Join AHLA for the largest and most informative event of the year. Hear from CBRE experts as you begin planning & budgeting for 2024. Join us as we celebrate our 15th Hospitality expo that will provide you with an elite group of companies that service all departments of your property and help with meeting your goals and budgets.


Expo Hours:
1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
(Free to attend for hotel departments in Housekeeping,
Engineering, F&B, and Front desk)

Exhibitor B2B Exchange:
2:30 – 3:30 p.m. 

CBRE Presentation, EXPO, and Reception:
2:30 – 5:30 p.m.

(CBRE Presentation for Hoteliers, followed by Expo & Reception)
– Wristband Required –


CBRE Presentation Ticket includes: 2 drink tickets, reception and
copy of CBRE presentation.
(Parking: $10)

Current Members: $50.00

  • Entrance to the Show & Reception
  • 2 Drink Tickets
  • Copy of the CBRE report

Non Members: $60.00

  • Entrance to the Show & Reception
  • 2 Drink Tickets
  • Copy of the CBRE report

For questions, inquiries,customize a package, and/or donate please contact:
Denise Eisman, AHLA President Phone: (512) 296-7492 | Email: [email protected]

For Exhibitors and Sponsors:

AHLA has successfully created the right environment to highlight vendors like you – committed to offering the best of products and services and efficient ways of working while providing economical solutions to hoteliers all over Austin. Come and meet the most important decision makers in Austin’s vast growing industry. We look forward to having you benefit from this unique forum where you can stay current on who’s who in this ever- changing hospitality community.


Expo A Exhibitor: $1,000

  • 2 show wristbands
  • 1 skirted table
  • 2 chairs

Expo B Exhibitor : $2,000

  • 4 show wristbands
  • 2 skirted tables
  • 3 chairs
  • Standard electrical


Premier Sponsor: $3,000

  • VIP Sponsor Area
  • 3 skirted tables with standard electrical
  • 4 Show Wristbands
  • 4 VIP Meet & Greets
  • 4 drink tix
  • 2 Complimentary Valet Parking
  • Booth at future AHLA luncheon
  • Logo Recognition at Annual Gala

Title Sponsor: $4,000

  • VIP Sponsor Area
  • 4 skirted tables with standard electrical
  • 6 Show Wristbands
  • 6 VIP Meet & Greets
  • 6 drink tix
  • 3 Complimentary Valet Parking
  • Collateral at each seat during CBRE meeting
  • Booth at future AHLA luncheon
  • Logo Recognition at Annual Gala
  • Presentation to AHLA Board of Directors