On Friday, October 26, 2018, 65 Bay Area Alumni and Friends gathered for the Annual CHS NorCal Hospitality Forum. Mark Woodworth ’77, MPS ’78 and Suzanne Mellen ’76 started off with an economic overview of the industry, both nationally and for the Bay Area, respectively. Following the keynotes, Mark moderated a panel featuring Kevin Klipfel – The Bay Club Company, David Smith MMH ’14 – Robert Douglas, Jamie Rose Briones – Luxury Frontiers and Arthur Chang ’07 – Sonder. Attendees were treated to hearing their insights into navigating unique and unconventional Hospitality Concepts in today’s market.

We look forward to seeing everyone again on December 7 at the Palace Hotel for our Annual Holiday Party!

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On November 15, the CHS NorCal board guest bartended at Jackalope, a local bar known for their “Drink-O Plink-O” game.