February 2015

Wednesday, February 11, 2015
8:30AM - 10:00AM
Location: Georgia International Convention Center

Join us as Ben Levin speaks about what's happening in Atlanta, such as the new Airport runway and Turner Field, and how this will impact hospitality and our city.

Meet the Speaker:

Ben Levin, Project Manager
HVS Global Hospitality Services

With a grandfather hailing from Cornell’s School of Hotel Administration and an uncle that served as past president of the International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC), Ben Levin had some strong voices guiding him toward a career in hospitality. Competitive by nature, Ben’s athletic approach to the profession has driven him to help hospitality ventures succeed. As a Project Manager with HVS Atlanta, Ben brings this heritage and heart to every hotel assignment as a key member of a team thatdelivers the most dependable, accurate, and efficient reports. In his time with HVS, Ben has completed 31 appraisals, market studies, and inspections in Metro Atlanta.

Prior to joining HVS, Ben worked in operational roles at the St. Regis Atlanta and the Microtel Inn & Suites in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. This wide-ranging, hands-on experience at mid-market and ultra-luxury hotels combines with excellence at field research and number crunching, aiding Ben through the diversity of challenges in hotel consulting. Ben graduated summa cum laude from the University of Alabama with a B.S. in Restaurant and Hospitality Management. Memberships during his university years included the Sigma Nu Fraternity, the Hotel and Restaurant and Convention Association (HARACA), and the Eta Sigma Delta National Hospitality Honors Society. 

Outside of work, Ben loves to cook and to take his black lab mix through the paces. Of course, he remains an avid fan of University of Alabama fooball. Roll ide!b mix through the paces. Of course, he remains an avid fan of University of Alabama football. Roll Tide!

About the Venue:
The Georgia International Convention Center

  • Georgia’s Second Largest Convention Center
  • 400,000 Total Square Feet With 150,000 Square Feet Of Exhibit Space
  • Atlanta Area’s Largest Ballroom At 40,000 Square Feet
  • One Of The World’s Only Convention Centers Directly Connected To A Major Airport