Union Square BID's Coffee & Connections

Pamela Alfred • 4 July 2017
Event date 12 Jul 09:30 - 11:00
Event location Mystic Hotel by Charlie Palmer • 417 Stockton Street, San Francisco , 94108, CA, United States

Join us for the bi-monthly Coffee & Connections update & informational networking meeting hosted by the Union Square BID Marketing Committee. If you did not receive an invitation through email, please contact us at info@unionsquarebid.comfor more information.


Topics: The State of Retail in Union Square, Hospitality Trends & Statistics, and A.C.T.’s Geary Theater’s Upcoming Season


1. Welcome & Brief Reports – Denise Forbes, USBID Marketing Chair (10:00)

  • Introductions for New Members & Topical Promotions

  • Host Welcome – Brandon Jacobsen, General Manager, Mystic Hotel (10:05)

2. Flying Too Close to the Sun? – Helen Bulwik, Senior Partner, Newport Board Group (10:10)

3. Hospitality Trends & Statistics – Kelly Powers, Director, Marketing and Membership, Hotel Council of San Francisco (10:30)

4. A.C.T.’s Geary Theater’s Upcoming Season – Caitlin Quinn, A.C.T.’s Director of Development & Andy Donald, A.C.T.’s Associate Artistic Director (10:50)

5. Union Square BID Updates –Denise Forbes, USBID Marketing Chair (10:57)

  • Lunch on the Lane - Fridays from 11am -3pm –Corner of Stockton St. & Maiden Lane

  • Meet the Concierge Event (Restaurant Focused) – Co-host with Where® San Francisco - August 15 - The Marker Hotel

  • Film Night in Union Square Park – Beauty and The Beast - July15

  • 54th Annual Cable Car Bell Ringing Contest – July 13 from 12-1:15pm - Union Square Park


Please feel free to contact USBID Manager of Marketing & Member Programs, Tara Jett at tara@unionsquarebid.com or 415-781-7880x108 if you have any questions regarding Coffee & Connections or promotional opportunities.

A Special Thank You to Our Host

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This modern boutique hotel owned by a celebrity chef is a block from the Powell Street cable-car stop, 3 minutes’ walk from Union Square and 7 minutes from Chinatown. The chic, minimalist rooms feature bay windows and exposed brick, and offer free WiFi and flat-screen TVs. Suites add minibars and marble bathrooms. An on-site, buzzy tavern showcases a dinner menu designed by Charlie Palmer, while the bar serves craft cocktails and small bites. A lush lounge with leather sofas and weekend DJs is open to hotel guests all day. Other amenities include a free continental breakfast in the tavern each day and an on-site business center.

Learn more at: www.MysticHotel.com


Thanks to Our Speakers

Helen Bulwik, Senior Partner, Newport Board Group

Kelly Powers, Director, Marketing and Membership, Hotel Council of San Francisco

Caitlin Quinn, Director of Development, American Conervatory Theater

Andy Donald, Associate Artistic Director, American Conervatory Theater