The British Hospitality Association has confirmed the line-up for the Hospitality and Tourism Summit 2013.
Some 15 more speakers and panellists have been announced for the 11 June 2013 event, including employment minister Mark Hoban Google Travel industry head Nigel Huddleston and IHG chief operating officer Angela Brav.
The second Hospitality and Tourism Summit will examine how to deliver on the Olympic legacy and unlock the industry's potential for job creation, while also challenging decision makers to back hospitality and build Britain's competitiveness.
BHA chief executive Ufi Ibrahim said: "The BHA is the agenda-setter of the hospitality and tourism industry and the Summit is the industry's opportunity to come together and speak to government with a united voice and ensure that they listen and act upon our agenda for growth."
The Hospitality and Tourism Summit will take place on 11 June 2013. It is sponsored by InterContinental Hotels Group, DLA Piper and Nestlé Professional.
Speakers at the event will be:
Alastair Storey, Chairman, Baxter Storey
Dr Andrew Sentance MBE, Chief Economist, PwC
Angela Brav, Chief Operating Officer Europe, IHG
Dr Anne Pierce MBE, CEO, Springboard
Christopher Rodrigues CBE, Chairman, Visit Britain
Dermot King, Director Bourne Leisure and Managing Director, Butlins
James Berresford, Chief Executive, VisitEngland
Lance Batchelor, CEO, Domino's Pizza Group Plc.
Lord Lee of Trafford, Chairman All Party Parliamentary Group, Tourism
Rt Hon Maria Miller MP, Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, and Minister for Women and Equalities
Mark Hoban MP, Minister of State for Employment
Nigel Huddleston, Industry Head, Google Travel
Peter Verhoeven, Chief Operating Officer Ibis Brands Europe , Accor S.A.
Simon Vincent, President EMEA, Hilton Worldwide
Stephen Howard, Chief Executive, BiTC
Alan Parker CBE, Chairman, BHA British hospitality Association
Lord Clement Jones, London Managing Partner, DLA Piper
Faith Taylor, Vice President , Sustainability and Innovation , Wyndham Worldwide
Gordon Innes, CEOChief Executive officer, London & Partners
Patrick Dempsey, Managing Director, Whitbread Hotels and Restaurants
Phil Hooper, Corporate Affairs Director, Sodexo
Richard Solomons, CEO, IHG
Steve Holliday, CEO, National Grid
Thea Chisea, Head of Travel, Transport and Tourism, World Economic Forum
Willie Walsh President, London Chambers of Commerce