Gallery: African American Hotel Ownership & Investment Summit

The 18th annual International African American Hotel Ownership and Investment Summit and Trade Show is underway at the Miami Marriott Biscayne Bay Hotel in Miami this week. Presented by the National Association of Black Hotel Owners, Operators, and Developers (NABHOOD), the event focuses on hotel ownership, investing, supplier opportunities, and employment. Speakers and panelists included Sheila Johnson, founder and CEO of Salamander Hotels & Resorts; Tom Baltimore, president and CEO of RLJ Lodging Trust; Andy Ingraham, president and CEO of NABHOOD; Katherine Lugar, president and CEO of AH&LA; Pratik Patel, AAHOA’s 2014 chairman; Geoff Ballotti, president and CEO of Wyndham Hotel Group; Jim Abrahamson, CEO of Interstate Hotels & Resorts; and many more. Photography by Denis Williams.