PHG helps public, private and government organizations develop, design and operate conference centers and hotels dedicated to providing exceptional meeting experiences.
Key Consulting Services
Market Supply & Demand Studies
RFP Development, Operator Selection
Neil Pompan, CMP, is a 30+ year veteran of the hospitality industry; the last 20 of which have been dedicated to the conference center niche. Neil founded Pompan Hospitality Global in December 2009, a one-stop-shop consulting firm serving the hospitality industry that specializes in conference center asset development, improvement and management. His personal expertise is in conference center design, sales and operational training, banquet and catering profitability, and operational improvement.
Prior to founding PHG, Neil was a co-founder of EMCVenues, a meeting sourcing, sales, marketing and consulting firm serving the needs of meeting buyers and meeting suppliers and a Vice President of Thayer Lodging Group, a private equity firm, where he was responsible for Conference Center Operations within the portfolio. He held the position of Vice President for JPMorgan Chase, serving as CFO of the Meetings & Event division which encompassed meeting planning, management of 12 conference centers, technology delivery in the domestic United States and global support of the firm’s space management system. In addition, Neil has worked for MeriStar Hotels and Resorts, Inc., Benchmark Hospitality, Scanticon International, Omni Hotels, The Smithsonian Institution, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Conferon, Inc. in a variety of management and executive level positions.
Professional & Other
Neil actively served IACC, The International Association of Conference Centers, for seventeen years. He received the IACC Award of Excellence in 2001, IACC’s Pyramid Award in 2004 and IACC’s Mel Hosansky Lifetime Achievement Award in 2013. He was elected to the Board of Directors in 1999 and served as the Association’s North American President from 2007-2008 and as the organizations Global President from 2009-2012. In addition to his IACC activities, Neil served on the Convention Industry Council’s, CMP Board of Directors and chaired its’ Exam Review and Development committee.