Marriott Global Design Asia Pacific Confluence

Michael Wang
Heading this workshop is Michael Wang, who has been with Marriott for over 20 years, and is currently responsible for design and project management related activities for Marriott International’s portfolio of 30 brands (Luxury, Premium and Select) in Asia Pacific. Michael is also responsible for the development and execution of strategies to effectively respond to the changing development and business needs of Marriott International brands in the region.

Michael has grown the continent’s portfolio from 16 hotels to 560. He is also leading the integration of the Starwood technical service team in Asia Pacific, and the Global Design team is currently working on over 600 signed projects under Michael’s leadership.

    Meet & Network with

  • Marriott Project Team
  • Hotel Owners & Developers
  • Hotel Project heads
  • Hotel Project Teams
  • Architects & Interior Designers
  • PMC’s
  • MEP Consultants
  • Lighting Consultants
  • Project Consultants


10.00am - 10.05am Welcome address by Gurmeet Sachdev, Director, ITP Media India
10.05 am - 10.15am Introduction to Marriott by Vikram Choubal, Vice President-South Asia, Marriott International
10:15am - 11:30 amPurpose of Workshop: for participants to understand the operator’s viewpoint
Asia Pacific Projects
Brands, trends and future planning
Marriott 30 Brands- CY and FF brand presentations
Gen Y and Millennials discussion
Geographical/market differences: China, India, SE Asia
Global Design Asia Pacific roles and responsibilities
Purpose of Facilities Program and Criteria Summary
11.30am - 11.50amTea break & Networking
Brand design standards, FLS, MEP and loss prevention
Design checklist
F&B concept sample
12.30pm - 1.00pm Q&A sessions on items above
01.00pm - 01.45pm Lunch Break
02.00pm - 03.30pmDesign Plan Reviews
Run through sample projects: Public Areas, Guestrooms, BOH
Design from inside out, operator’s viewpoint
Top-down, fix the tower footprint
Go thru key points: Egress, BOH/FOH relationship, guest experience
03.00pm - 03.50pmTea break and networking
03.50pm - 05.05pm Hotel Investment and Return
Consultants to keep in mind key hotel development parameters
Average area per key by brand/tier
Average cost per key by brand
Brand tier ROI performance characteristics
Urge owners to settle on brand/tier prior to design
New hotels and references list: examples worth visiting
05.05pm - 06.00pmQ&A session and final comments
06.00pm onwardsNetworking over wine and cheese


Presenting Partner
Gold Partners
Square Foot is one of India's largest soft flooring companies since 1995 with more than 72 million square foot installed till date. 30 out of the Fortune magazine’s top 50 companies of India are our customers. We are present in 17 cities in India and have a team of more than 170 people employed.
We have done more than 80+ hotels including Leela Hotels, Taj Hotels, ITC Hotels, SPG Hotels, Park Hyatt, Accor Hotels, Royal Orchid group and other top hotel brands. We are local and give immediate supply, service and installation. We are conditioned to think finishing in terms of a hotelier requirements and we work on your schedule even if you are an existing, fully functional hotel. We can customize products to suit your architect specifications. We provide FSC certified products and solutions for green buildings.
Founded in 1873 and headquartered in Kohler, Wisconsin, in the United States, Kohler Co. is one of America's oldest and largest privately held companies. Kohler is a global leader in kitchen and bath products, engines and power generation systems, cabinetry, tile and home interiors, and award-winning hospitality and world-class golf destinations. Kohler Co. employs more than 31,000 associates across six continents, operates plants in 49 worldwide locations, and has numerous sales offices around the globe. The company and each of its associates share in the mission to contribute to a higher level of gracious living for all those who are touched by the company's products and services. Kohler entered the Indian market in May 2006 with its innovative range of bathroom products including toilets, lavatories, faucets, bathtubs, whirlpools and showers. With its headquarters based in Gurgaon, Haryana, Kohler India is expanding its operations across the country.
Asian Paints Limited came into existence in 1942, set up as a partnership firm by four friends. Since its foundation, Asian Paints has come a long way to become India’s leading and Asia’s fourth largest paint company, with a turnover of Rs. 170.85 billion. We operate in 16 countries and have 25 paint manufacturing facilities in the world, servicing consumers in over 65 countries.
Over the years, Asian Paints has provided holistic solutions and a range of products for Residential, Commercial, Hospitality and Designer requirement with the Smartcare Waterproofing range, Interior and Exterior wall finishes, Interior and Exterior Textures, Wood Finishes and Wall coverings.
SWASTIK SYNERGY is the only Indian company to manufacture UL Listed Kitchen Fire Suppression System & approved with Marriott and other leading Hotel operators.
Our Product range also includes:
1. Fire Protection for Electrical Panels
2. Fire Protection for Server Rooms
3. Fire Extinguishers
4. Customised Automatic Fire Suppression Systems for various appliaction
Lubrizol Corporation, a pioneer in safe and ultra-modern CPVC pipes technology. Lubrizol CPVC has been the corner stone of performance par excellence when it comes to trusted brand identity and customer services. The quality service deliverance has been a reassuring driver to a loyal customer base across the globe.
CPVC pipes successfully nail the simple essential factors of hot & cold plumbing technology. The inventors of FlowGuard™ Plus have successfully aced in competent plumbing technology. It aims at providing the perfect convergence of both quality products and unique plumbing know-how. Unique facets that justify claims like ease of installation for residential purposes, heat and cold resistance make it the ideal choice.
Well-established networks of our customers, architectures, engineers, builders have played a key role in enhancing performance of FlowGuard™ Plus. The market presence of FlowGuard™ Plus in India is a result of its global brand leadership and core product strengths. Being a well-established brand globally improves the reliability factor to its end users. The resultant product is therefore of the highest quality, safe for long term use, easy to install. For first time users, it essential to understand that the brand value of FlowGuard™ Plus and core principals assure consistent quality is delivered with every pipe, every project all year round.
India’s number one stone company, Classic Marble Company (CMC) is the largest manufacturer and supplier of imported natural stone and engineered stone. Over 700 of the company’s product offerings are manufactured at its state-of-the-art plant spread over 50,00,000 sq. ft. of land and distributed through exclusive showrooms and several distributor and dealer network in India and overseas, spanning over 53 countries across 6 continents. CMC has supplied over 110 million sq. ft. of imported marble in the country in over two decades of its existence. It pioneered the production of engineered marble and quartz in India and launched its flagship brand – KalingaStone which offers an array of over 150 different varieties of engineered stones. CMC’s factory produces 30 million sq. ft. of natural marble and 30 million sq. ft. of agglomerated marble and quartz per annum. CMC has recently launched ‘9th Avenue’ in Silvassa which comprises of a limited edition collection of the rarest and most beautiful natural stones found on earth. The company has exclusively partnered with international tile majors Levantina, Spain and IRIS, Italy for marketing ultra-thin, large sized porcelain tiles Techlam and IRIS.
One of the Largest Selling Hospitality Mattress Brand
Over 10 million hotel rooms furnished worldwide

Hotels around the world have trusted King Koil to deliver on their ultimate goal, providing a premium sleep experience while away from home. The Global Contract Division of King Koil offers a wide variety of mattress technologies to ensure guest satisfaction. All of our mattresses meet our high-quality standards of proper support, comfort and long-lasting durability. All of our sleep systems are available in local and regional sizes to meet the diverse product and design needs of the hospitality industry. As an established supplier to top hotels known around the world, we are keenly aware that established specifications and budget parameters are key to any successful program. Real Innerspring Technologies Pvt Ltd, is a sole licensee for King Koil in India for manufacturing, distribution and marketing, on a long-term basis.
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Delegate fees

Indian/InternationalINR 10,000 + taxes
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For more information, contact:

Gurmeet Sachdev
Director, Hotelier India
+91 99872 08866
Rahul Mishra
Project manager
+91 97689 79261

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