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12, 13 and 14th of November 2017






New York| 2017

An industry professional with a history of performance, passion and innovation.  A powerful combination of experience, leadership skills and education concentrated in the Hospitality arena.  Proven successes with corporate operations, small independents and as an entrepreneur.

A native of Cannes, France, Michael Ridard’s extensive background in hospitality includes several positions in some of France’s finest establishments such as Sky Beach and Tantra. It was his continued passion for the industry that led to Ridard’s transition oversees to join forces with Bâoli Miami, quickly learning all aspects of the restaurant and entertainment sectors.

Has over 20 years of experience in marketing and brand strategy. He’s worked on both the agency side representing Fortune 500 brands and has also worked on the brand side leading agencies.

Entrepreneur based in Miami Beach; a city known and highly ranked for its busy nightlife, perfect weather and its beaches. With his expertise Betto created the B Cool Group Prior to joining CONCEPT ID; a marketing and entertainment group with an emphasis in promoting and offering the best of Miami night entertainment .

Prof. Bufquin is a French and Brazilian citizen with a multicultural background. He obtained his Associate Science in International Hospitality Management at the Écol e Hôtelière de Lausanne, a Bachelor of Arts in Hospitality and Finance at the Glion Institute of Higher Education, a Master of Science degree in Internationial Business at Skema Business School and a Ph.D. in Hospitality Management at the University of South Carolina.

Chef Ivan Achcar is a restless cook and communicator, researcher and redneck appointed by the market as one of the greatest specialists in the field with a passion for the culinary science.

With tem years of exeperience in Miami nightlife, Ryan has made a name for himself as oneof the top players in the city vibrant Market. After earning degrees in Marketing and Finance from The University of Miami, Ryan opened the marketing and promotions company, Elite Entertainment.

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