The Independent Hotel Show, returning to Olympia West, London on 18 and 19 October, is now open for registration. The only UK business event dedicated to the independent, luxury and boutique hotel sector, #IHS16 promises stunning new feature areas, a stimulating list of industry experts, business seminars and key note sessions, as well as a feast of ideas, inspiration and insight.
Highlights of the Show will include the Innovation Stage and the Business Theatre which will feature a stellar line up of industry experts and hotel entrepreneurs delivering free-to-attend seminars and panel discussions over the two days. Tackling the hottest topics in the sector, expect to find out more about the trends and future forecasts of the independent hotel market, learn first-hand how industry leaders have succeeded in their businesses and discover the latest in marketing, business and food and beverage innovations.
New to 2016 will be The Hospitality Interiors Hub designed by Paper + White, a dedicated networking area featuring a thought-provoking design concept by industry heavy weights Paper + White. The Hospitality Interiors Hub will offer attendees a stylish retreat to meet, network and conduct business surrounded by inspirational interior design while enjoying a glass of fizz from the Champagne bar.
Adding another premium design element to the show will be a feature area curated by Designersblock, international design exhibition specialists. The exhibit, appearing for the second time at the Independent Hotel Show, will showcase the very latest in style and design innovation for hotel owners and operators looking for something truly out of the ordinary.
Following the fantastic success of 2015’s spa and wellness feature area, Destination Spa is returning bigger and better for 2016. The feature area will include leading exhibitors to the hotel spa sector and a dedicated wellness and lifestyle seminar stage delivering an educational programme to provide inspiration for hoteliers looking to expand their spa, fitness and wellness offering.
The show will also feature the celebrated Independent Hotelier and Outstanding New Hotel Awards which will recognise those which have made a significant contribution to the industry over the past year.
Commenting on the exciting line-up for 2016, Miranda Martin, show director at Independent Hotel Show says:
“The 2016 Independent Hotel Show promises to be our most exciting and comprehensive yet. Now established and in its fifth year, the show has gone from strength to strength, continuing to attract the highest calibre of industry experts and keynote speakers, aspirational and valued exhibitors and above all, independent hoteliers committed to adding value for their guests and that wow factor to their hotels. We’ve struck a chord with the sector, and our 2016 line-up again reflects the prominent industry backing behind the show and our combined knowledge and understanding of what it takes to help independent hoteliers upgrade and develop their businesses.”
For more information on the Independent Hotel Show 2016 and to register to attend for free, visit www.independenthotelshow.co.uk