Sam Suleman has extensive experience in a number of areas of hospitality including new hotel development; new brand development; repositioning & renovation of existing hotel properties; hospitality technology; hotel operations; and food & beverage operations and concept development. Mr. Suleman has been a speaker at various hospitality, development, and design conferences in the United States and Europe. He has also served on committees with a number of global hotel companies on the development of a number of new hotel brands.
Currently, Mr. Suleman serves as the Chairman of the Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts Board through his service with the IHG Owners Association and as a member of Hospitality Design Magazine’s Editorial Board. He has also served on the InterContinental Hotels Group OA Board of Directors, as Chairman of the IHG Technology Council, and Chairman of the Emerging Leaders Council, a hotel industry group representing next gen hotel owners and operators 40 and under.