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September 26th: Season Kick Off Social With Brightline / Virgin !!!
September 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
We are thrilled to announce our 2019 Season Kick-Off Deal Making Social with Virgin / Brightline on September 26th!!
Hosted at the Brightline station in West Palm Beach, this first-class, catered event will feature networking, deal-making, friendship forging & reuniting with peers, all while feasting on awesome Hor D’oueves & enjoying a variety of drinks.
The social will revolve around an educational talk by Patrick Goddard, Brightline’s President. Entitled “Investing In Transportation”, this timely topic from a true business insider promises to be entertaining and insightful as we learn what to expect next in this dynamic world.
This exclusive members-only event is by RSVP only– Stay tuned for your invite with details!!
Patrick Goddard, President
Patrick is responsible for all aspects of Brightline’s current operating passenger rail system and future expansion efforts across the U.S.
Prior to joining Brightline, Patrick was the president and chief operating officer for Trust Hospitality, an international owner, developer and operator of boutique and luxury hotels, many of which have been entrepreneurial and start-up ventures successfully launched in South Florida. Patrick grew this portfolio from 10 to 40 hotels over six years.
Prior to that, he was the president and managing director of Ocean Blue Hospitality, a consultancy firm that specialized in hotel openings and sales, marketing and revenue management for independent hotels. While there, he successfully repositioned and managed many iconic South Florida hospitality venues including the Clevelander Hotel & Bar, the Raleigh Hotel, the Savoy Hotel and the Grand Beach Hotel.
Patrick also held management positions with Rosewood Hotels, Loews Hotels in the United States and the Caribbean as well as Hilton Hotels, Jurys Hotels and other independent hotels and restaurants in Europe.
Born and educated in Ireland, Patrick has a degree in hospitality management granted by Trinity College Dublin. He lives in Miami with his wife and two boys.
- September 26
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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