Horst Schulze,

Co-founder of The Ritz Carlton Hotel

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

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About NOLA Speaks

Introducing NOLA Speaks, a brand-new 2020 speaker series that brings “legendary thought leaders” to the city of New Orleans; experts who will pour their extensive knowledge and experience into leaders in our community.

Don’t miss this exclusive opportunity to be part of an intimate audience to learn from  world-class leaders who set the standards of excellence and ingenuity. The NOLA Speaks series is designed to be a small and intimate environment so that you have opportunities to ask questions, interact with our thought leaders, and connect with one another.

“We want to add value to leaders by helping them maximize their life leadership and legacy.” – Phil Nicaud, Founder & CEO Legendary Leadership Consultants


The NOLA Speaks series is held at the beautiful Le Petit Theater in the French Quarter. The morning begins with a continental breakfast and coffee, provided by the adjacent Tableau Restaurant, and the opportunity to connect with other like-minded leaders who share your passion to grow in every area of life. Then gather in the historic theater for an intimate experience to learn and grow together from expert speakers and leaders.

About Horst Schulze

A legend and leader in the hotel world, Horst Schulze’s teachings and vision have reshaped the concepts of service and hospitality across industries.

Mr. Schulze’s professional life began more than 65 years ago as a server’s assistant in a German resort town. Throughout the years he worked for both Hilton Hotels and Hyatt Hotels Corporation before becoming one of the founding members of The Ritz Carlton Hotel Company in 1983. There Mr. Schulze created the operating and service standards that have become world famous.

After leaving The Ritz Carlton Hotel Company, Mr. Schulze went on to found The Capella Hotel Group. This luxury hotel company managed some of the most elite properties worldwide, and gave Mr. Schulze the opportunity to further define the luxury hotel industry, receiving countless awards and recognitions.

Today, Mr. Schulze serves on various boards and acts as a consultant across industries. He recently completed his seminal book on creating excellence.


Breakfast Location: Tableau Restaurant Courtyard (connected to theater)

Event Location: Le Petit Theatre

  • 8:00 am – Registration & Breakfast (Tableau Courtyard)
  • 8:30 am – Doors Open (Le Petit Theater)
  • 9:00 am – Program begins
  • 12:00 pm – Conclude

Investment Options

General Admission Ticket


CEO Package

10 General Admission Tickets


Premium CEO Package

10 General Admission Tickets with Preferred Seating

10 Autographed copies of Excellence Wins


Grand Sponsor

For event questions or sponsorship opportunities, send an email to Troy Page.

Legendary Leadership Consultants, LLC  is a management consulting firm based in the Greater New Orleans area, serving Founders, CEOs, entrepreneurs and executive leaders around America. To learn more, visit