The Independent Hotel Show, presented by James Hallam Hospitality & Leisure, returns to Olympia this October (18 & 19). Guests will enjoy a packed two days of networking, new business ideas, advice and insight from some of the UK’s leading figures within the luxury, boutique and independent hotel sector, alongside an unrivalled collection of top quality suppliers covering everything from marketing and finance to booking systems and bathrooms. This year brings with it more exhibitors, more seminars and more feature areas, including Designersblock and an enhanced Destination Spa area.
Discover the finest products and service providers as the Independent Hotel Show presents a carefully selected line-up of over 300 premium exhibitors from across the hotel industry, the biggest and most diverse collection of suppliers ever at the show. A one-stop-shop of all the essentials needed to run and grow a successful, profitable hotel, the Independent Hotel Show is the must-attend event for anyone working within the boutique and luxury hotel sector looking for inspiration and reassurance.
With a confirmed line-up of stellar exhibitors for 2016 including British broadcasting titans Sky, innovative booking suite for independent hotels eviivo, UK agents for top European brands Agentia, independent hotel insurance specialists James Hallam and official tea partner for the show T2 there is something to suit every need.
Hear more from industry thought leaders as they share their knowledge, insight and expertise across a range of hard-hitting seminars and business discussions that tackle some of the industry’s hottest topics. Offering first hand design, technology, marketing and business support and advice, the free-to-attend seminars and panel discussions provide valuable insight from some of the leading names in the hotel business to help new and established hoteliers improve their performance.
Seminar themes include a session led by top consultant Melvin Gold during which he will present his essential insights for the sector going forward, in a report especially commissioned for the Independent Hotel Show. During the business seminar, he will offer detailed top-flight analysis for hotel business including 2017 trends, developments and industry headlines.
Taking place amongst a line-up of over 20 business, innovation and wellness sessions over the two-day show will be a session examining how to create a thriving lobby, restaurant and bar culture by becoming the go-to hot spot in the local community. Panelists including managing director of Aubrey Park Hotel David Timmis and Hoxton Holborn’s general manager PJ Kenny will provide hoteliers with the tools to create hotel ambassadors of those living in the local area in this dynamic discussion.
Sessions run throughout the two-day show across three theatres – the Innovation Stage in partnership with eviivo, the Business Theatre in partnership with Nespresso and the Wellness & Lifestyle stage.
For the full programme visit www.independenthotelshow.co.uk/visiting/show-features.