Hotel operator next Spark speaker

Tim Dora, owner of Dora Hotel Co., a hotel development and management company, will be the featured speaker at a SPARK Columbus event at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Hotel Indigo, 400 Brown St.

The Spark presentations are designed to be networking events for local entrepreneurs and are a partnership of the Chamber of Commerce and the IUPUC Center for Business and Economic Development.

Dora is past president and board member of the Indiana Hotel & Lodging Association. The American Hotel & Lodging Association has designated him as a certified hotel administrator. He is a former chairman of the Premier Capital Corporation of Indianapolis, a certified development corporation of the Small Business Administration.

To register, visit the chamber’s website at