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Hotel & Shop Plus 2024

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Hotel & Shop Plus, China’s leading trade show for hotels and commercial space, has been devoted to hospitality and commercial space for more than 30 years. This event aims to be built as one-stop souring platform for the construction and operation of hotels and commercial space.

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With the support of China Tourist Hotel Association, China Commerce Association for General Merchandise, China Association of Lighting Industry, China Architectural Culture Centre, MoHURD, China Chamber of Commerce of I/E of Foodstuffs, Native Produce and Animal By-products, and organized by Sinoexpo Informa Markets, this mega event will gather together over 2,100 exhibitors, covering a wealth of products ranging from Bathroom & Swimming Pool & Sauna, Wall & Floor Coverings, Outdoor Design, Interior Design, Smart Hotel, Decorative Lighting, Intelligent Control Systems, Room Amenities, Hotel Supplies, Hotel Textiles & Uniforms, Commercial Space to Commercial Design in 26-29 March 2024 at SNIEC, Shanghai.

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WORLD'S LARGEST ANNUAL F&B SOURCING EVENT
19 - 23 FEBRUARY 2024
DUBAI WORLD TRADE CENTRE




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USA & CANADA

1. HITEC 2024: The Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition and Conference

Date: June 24-27

Location: Charlotte, North Carolina, USA.

Hosted by Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®), a global nonprofit hospitality association, HITEC is the year’s trade show for anyone who touches hotel technology. See nearly every vendor in the space at once on one giant trade show floor, attend evening parties, and stop in for discussions around improving the fragmented hotel tech ecosystem.

Who should attend?

Anyone looking to impact the hotel tech space should attend HITEC.

Why attend?

Learn about the technology guests demand in your hotels today and what technology guests will want ten years into the future. Find a solution for your operational challenges and connect with industry leaders in today’s hotel technology arena.





2. AAHOACON 2024

Date: April 2-5

Location: Orlando, Florida, USA

The AAHOA Convention & Trade Show brings together the Who’s Who of the hospitality industry for networking, learning, and deal-making on the trade show floor. The biggest gathering of AAHOA Members, who own 60% of the national hotels, is in April, and you don’t want to miss it!

Who should attend?

Anyone looking to get in front of the world’s largest hotel owners and operators – from one-property motel owners to ownership groups with hundreds of properties. All the big brands and franchisors will be there, along with all the newest guest-facing technology gadgets.

Why attend?

One of the largest hotel conferences with more than 6,000 attendees, 500 exhibiting companies, ten education sessions, and three networking events, the AAHOA annual convention is the place to build relationships, network with hotel owners, operators, and developers, and create connections in the industry.


HOTEC Operations



3. Hotec Operations 2024

Date: June 11-14

Location: Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, USA

Hotec Operations brings together senior executives of leading hotel chains, top hotel management companies, and purchasing companies for face-to-face interaction with innovative suppliers. It includes three days of pre-scheduled, 1-to-1 meetings and exclusive networking opportunities.

Who should attend?

For hoteliers looking for a solution to a specific challenge, two days of focused 1:1 meetings will give you plenty of options to bring back to the team.

Why attend?

Connect with peers and top professionals at a premier networking event.


4. Independent Hotel Show 2024 



Amsterdam

Date: March 12-13

Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Munich

Date: November 20-21

Location: Munich, Germany

Independent Hotel Show is the only industry event dedicated entirely to the needs of luxury and boutique hoteliers. It strives to deliver a guest experience above and beyond the typical trade show.

Who should attend?

Owners and operators in luxury and boutique hospitality spaces.

Why attend?

Come to encounter a curated collection of innovative product and service providers from across the hotel supply chain. Gather expert insight from hotel leaders discussing design and innovation. The Independent Hotel Show focuses on increasing profitability and day-to-day efficiency to identify critical trends and help hoteliers stay ahead of the competition.


5. Glamping Show 2023

Date: October 3-4

Location: Los Angeles, California, USA

The glamping industry is getting bigger, so don’t fall behind on the latest trends. Contact industry leaders to learn everything from marketing strategies to finance and new technologies available.

Who should attend?

Prospective and current glamping owners and operators interested in generating new revenue streams and doing more to capture the visitor’s imagination.

Why attend?

Learn how to create unique visitor experiences in sustainable tourism and wellness tourism.


6. Boutique Hotel Owners Conference 2023

Dates: October 25-26

Location: Los Angeles, California, USA

The Boutique Hotel Owners Conference, formerly known as the Boutique Lifestyle Leadership Conference, is an event where global leaders and followers in the Boutique Hospitality space can come together to discuss hotel ownership, management, leadership, and innovation.

Who should attend?

Professionals in the global Boutique Hospitality space looking to engage in facilitated networking sessions.

Why attend?

During this two-day conference, you’ll have the opportunity to learn essential investment inside information on the Boutique Hospitality Sector, make strategic interactions with like-minded professionals, and expand your personal and company brand awareness.


7. Boutique Hotel Investment Conference 2024

Date: June 5

Location: New York City, New York, USA

The Boutique Hotel Investment Conference is designed to foster dialogue among clients, investors, and collaborators and learn about new business models for hotels and market tools and strategies.

Who should attend?

Professionals in the global Boutique Hospitality industry looking to discuss new business models and investment opportunities.

Why attend?

During the event, you’ll learn essential investment information on the Boutique Hospitality Sector, engage in competitions and trade show halls, interact with like-minded professionals, and grow as a boutique hospitality professional.


8. Women in Travel and Hospitality 2024

Date: Spring 2024

Location: California, USA

Women in Travel and Hospitality is an event designed for women in travel, tourism, and hospitality where they will share tools, strategies, and ideas for business development.

Who should attend?

Women in the global hospitality industry, from general managers, owners, sales executives, and advisors looking to connect with fellow professionals and share revolutionary ideas for personal and professional success.

Why attend?

During the event, in-person networking will allow you to meet specialized vendors, suppliers, advisors, artists, and creators. An exclusive platform will allow you to connect with other participants and share ideas.


9. ALIS|AHLA

Date: January 23 – 26

Location: Los Angeles, California, USA

AHLA is the largest hotel association in the U.S., representing all segments of the country’s hospitality industry.

Who should attend?

Professionals in every industry segment, including major chains, independent hotels, management companies, bed and breakfasts, industry partners, and more.

Why attend?

During this two-day event, you’ll be able to network with hoteliers and industry leaders, hear VIP speakers, and get policy updates on issues impacting the industry, as well as data trends and forecasts.


10. New England Inns & Resorts Association Annual Conference

Date: November 1-3

Location: Rockport, Maine, USA

The New England Inns & Resorts Association (NEIRA) is a collection of more than 300 independently owned and operated lodging properties throughout the six New England States, earning a reputation as one of the most respected and influential hospitality organizations in New England.

Who should attend?

Independent lodging properties throughout the New England region and those who want to network with them.

Why attend?

Learn strategies to bring more guests through the front door and build a better, more profitable business using effective modern marketing strategies and powerful partnerships.


11. NYU International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference

Event Date: June 4-6

Location: New York City, New York, USA

This hospitality real estate conference held in the hotel capital of the U.S. features general sessions and networking events that provide data, analysis, insights, and opportunities. Leading lodging executives, investors, developers, analysts, and economists will participate in discussions on diverse and timely international industry topics.

Who should attend?

Hotel owners, operators, and dealmakers looking to network and discuss transactions. Attendees can join educational sessions to learn about today’s pressing challenges, such as CapEx, demand segmentation, design, development, the economy, and more.

Why attend?

Meet the Who’s Who of hotel ownership, including the top brands and investors from Wall Street.


12. The Lodging Conference

Date: September 18-21

Location: Phoenix, Arizona, USA

The Lodging Conference is not your traditional hospitality industry real estate investment conference! The Lodging Conference is more laid back – forget your suit and tie at home, relax, and have comfortable conversations on the lawn. The Lodging Conference brings together the hotel industry’s most influential leaders to strategize about development, finance, franchising, management, construction, design, and operations.

Who should attend?

Hotel industry owners, operators, presidents, CEOs, investors, and dealmakers

Why attend?

According to a past attendee, The Lodging Conference is “incredibly special because the relaxed environment you have here is just something everybody needs.”


13. Phocuswright Conference

Date: November 13-16

Location: Ft Lauderdale/Hollywood, Florida, USA

Experience all the travel technology disruption news and insights on one stage – the Phocuswright Conference is the platform for intelligent insights and healthy debate as the travel industry navigates a new environment. Expect to see research-driven, first-to-market content and discussions.

Who should attend?

Global decision-makers and C-level executives from the travel, tourism, and hospitality sectors.

Why attend?

Come for the live sessions that inspire interaction, thoughtful questions, feedback, and debate in person and via live chat with other attendees.




LATAM


14. Equipotel

Date: September 13-16

Location: São Paulo, Brazil

Equipotel offers the best solutions for Latin America’s hospitality market, showcasing product launches, best practices, and global trends that inspire the art of great hospitality.

Who should attend?

Hotel owners and operators doing business in Latin America.

Why attend?

Learn hospitality best practices outside the traditional operating departments with special programming in areas like cooking and serving, architecture and decor, laundry and cleaning, and relaxation and wellness.


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15. ANATO

Date: February 22-24

Location: Corferias, Bogotá, Colombia

Asociación Colombiana de Agencias de Viajes y Turismo – ANATO, organizes ‘Vitrina Turística,’ the most important tourism event in Colombia since 1982, where professionals can find an exclusive offer of goods and services from different countries.

Who should attend?

Executives, commercial advisors, travel agents, hoteliers, and professionals from the hospitality and tourism industries.

Why attend?

By attending, you will have access to goods and services from more than 20 participating countries, connect with more than 27,000 professionals, and learn about business opportunities in the travel sector.


16. TIANGUIS TURÍSTICO

Date: March 26-29

Location: Mexico City, Mexico

An event aimed at promoting and selling one destination unique to its history, culture, and natural beauty: Mexico! A professional, dynamic, and highly productive event in which the leading exhibitors of the Mexican tourism industry and buyers from different countries interact through pre-established, 15-minute appointments over three days.

Who should attend?

The travel and tourism sector, including hoteliers.

Why attend?

More than 600 exhibitors and over 700 companies participate in the event, including tour operators, destination marketing companies, and tourism and activities operators.


17. WTM Latin America

Date: April 3-5

Location: São Paulo, Brazil

WTM Latin America is a B2B travel and tourism event in LATAM. It offers access to relevant industry buyers, influencers, and professionals.

Who should attend?

Tour operators, travel agents, management companies, and other professionals from the hospitality and tourism sectors.

Why attend?

During this event, you’ll have the chance to network and connect with travel and tourism professionals worldwide.



18. ABASTUR

Date: August 30-31, September 1

Location: Mexico City, Mexico

ABASTUR is the largest Hospitality Industry event in Latin America, where visitors can find the best companies, suppliers, and products available in the market.

Who should attend?

Professionals in the Hospitality Industry.

Why attend?

During ABASTUR, you will create business connections and find innovations, trends, and more than 400 exhibitors. You’ll also find educational programs, conferences, and training.


19. Exphotel

Date: June 13-15

Location: Cancún, Mexico

Exphotel is the Main Business Forum of the Hospitality Industry of Mexico and the Caribbean. It is a meeting point and key to large hotel and restaurant chains.

Who should attend?

Hoteliers, investors, and professionals in the travel and tourism industry.

Why attend?

At Exphotel 2023, you will find solutions, updates on international trends, tactics, and strategies in the tourism sector, and opportunities to do business with new companies from Mexico, the U.S., Canada, Europe, and Latin America.






EMEA & UK


20. FITUR

Date: JAN 18 -22

Location: Madrid, Spain

Fitur is the global meeting point for tourism professionals, the leading trade fair for inbound and outbound markets in Ibero-America, and an excellent platform for training, debates, and collaboration with the world’s most innovative tourism companies.

Who should attend?

Professionals in the tourism segment, from presiding officers and managers to sales executives and consultants.

Why attend?

Fitur is a unique forum for promoting brands, presenting new products, and creating new contacts and opportunities. You will interact with +8.360 companies and 82 K trade participants.


21. ITB Berlin

Date: March 7 -9

Location: Berlin, Germany

ITB Berlin is the largest travel trade show. It brings tourism professionals and key players from the global travel industry together. ITB has become an industry marketplace that showcases travel products, services, and growth-intensive niche markets worldwide.

Who should attend?

Professionals in the travel and tourism industry.

Why attend?

During these two days, you’ll have access to curated top-notch industry know-how from professionals and newcomers.


22. Stay Wyse

Date: January 26-27

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands

The STAY WYSE Hostel Conference brings together businesses involved in the youth travel accommodation sector for two days of trading, education, and networking.

Who should attend?

Hostel owners and operators from around the world.

Why attend?

You can make new business connections by scheduling up to 30 one-on-one business appointments with buyers. You’ll also have the opportunity to attend seminars, workshops, and Keynotes led by industry experts.


23. BTL

Date: March 1-5

Location: Lisbon, Portugal

Bolsa Turismo Lisboa (BTL) is Portugal’s largest platform for tourism contacts. It offers the public new vacation solutions and destinations at competitive prices.

Who should attend?

Professionals in the tourism industry

Why attend?

During these days, you’ll have the opportunity to network with strategic partners, other professionals, and primary stakeholders of the sector.


24. WTM London

Date: November 6-8

Location: London, UK

World Travel Market (WTM) London is a market-leading international travel event that unlocks business opportunities for inbound and outbound tourism professionals.

Who should attend?

Travel professionals

Why attend?

WTM allows global tourism businesses to showcase their brand along with hospitality and travel technology providers. By attending, you’ll be able to grow your network, hear from top leaders, discover trends, and learn tips, innovations and solutions.


25. The Hotel Show Dubai

Date: May 23-25

Location: Dubai, UAE

The Hotel Show Dubai has fast become the Middle East’s largest trade event for the hotel and hospitality sector and a premier hospitality technology business platform.

Who should attend?

New and growing players to launch products and showcase the latest innovations.

Why attend?

In this event, you’ll discover what’s in store for the Middle East’s hospitality market and delve into global trends, dynamics of the hospitality market, and the technology landscape.


26. International Luxury Travel Market Africa

Date: March 31 – April 2

Location: Capetown, South Africa

ILTM Africa is a platform for leaders in the African luxury travel market to reconnect, build relationships and grow their businesses.

Who should attend?

Travel agents, hoteliers, and luxury travel experience providers.

Why attend?

ILTM Africa is an essential sales and marketing opportunity for travel specialists. You’ll be able to meet the world’s leading agents and advisors.


27. International Hotel Technology Forum

Date: March 28-30

Location: Vienna, Austria

International Hotel Technology Forum is a unique event that attracts over 200 C-Suite executives to debate challenges and innovations in hotel technology.

Who should attend?

European hotel owners and operators looking to innovate and remain at the forefront of an evolving industry.

Why attend?

Meet like-minded peers from the hospitality industry to make valuable connections and find solutions to your challenges at one of the leading European hotel technology events. Participate in interactive sessions to learn best practices from industry-leading experts over two days of panel discussions, workshops, and keynote addresses.


28. Arabian Travel Market

Date: May 1-4

Location: Dubai, UAE

Arabian Travel Market is an international travel and tourism event that unlocks the business potential within the Middle East for inbound and outbound tourism professionals.

Who should attend?

Tourism and hospitality professionals and technology providers.

Why attend?

You’ll have the opportunity to explore innovative sustainable travel trends and identify strategies for growth within specific vital vertical sectors.


29. International Hospitality Investment Forum

Date: May 15-17

Location: Berlin, Germany

Join senior leaders and connect with global hotel brands at one of the top educational seminars of the year in one of the world’s most historic cities.

Who should attend?

Hoteliers from around the globe who are interested in learning best practices for owning and operating hotel properties in the European, Middle East, and African markets.

Why attend?

Attendees can expect to encounter more than 180 industry-leading speakers spread over three days of dynamic educational sessions and plenty of deal-making in the hallways, with access to more than 400 global investors.


30. Phocuswright Europe

Date: June 12-14

Location: Barcelona, Spain

Join the most influential travel leaders in one platform for pointed one-on-one conversations and critical debate on the next wave of innovation. Phocuswright Europe attracts over 600 decision-makers and C-level executives annually, representing dozens of countries from every travel, tourism, and hospitality sector.

Who should attend?

Technology solution providers, travel agencies and tour operators, hotel and vacation rental owners and operators, airline executives, attractions operators, cruise executives, and ground and rail transportation companies

Why attend?

Enjoy in-depth, strategic discussions moderated by unbiased and expert analysts with a prestigious roster of speakers: 59% are CEOs and managing directors, 25% are C-level executives or founders, and 15% are upper-echelon management.


31. WYSTC

Date: September 12-15

Location: Lisbon, Portugal

The World Youth and Student Travel Conference (WYSTC) is the leading trade event for the global youth, student, and educational travel industry. At the annual event of the WYSE Travel Confederation, youth and student travel professionals gather annually to trade, network, and take part in seminars and workshops.

Who should attend?

Students throughout the travel industry and companies looking to get in front of the future generation of hospitality leaders.

Why attend?

Join educational sessions and hear from leading travel professionals as they discuss topical subjects and trends relevant to the global youth and student travel industry.


32. Hotel 360 Expo

Date: October 10-11

Location: London, UK

Known as ExCeL London, Europe’s most successful hoteliers will be on hand to deliver first-hand knowledge from their climb to the forefront of the industry. Seminars are tailored to cover every aspect of the industry, and suppliers are on hand to help source products and services.

Who should attend?

European hospitality professionals looking for unparalleled networking and educational opportunities.

Why attend?

Panel debates give visitors a unique opportunity to hear hotel business experts take on several of the industry’s most pressing topics.


33. TIS Tourism Innovation Summit

Dates: November 8-10

Location: Seville, Spain

The TIS Tourism Innovation Summit puts together three days of disruptive masterclasses featuring travel success stories to help the tourism and travel industry face short- and long-term challenges.

This event is ideal for finding the right partners to evolve and implement your digital strategies. It will showcase various technologies to help tourism businesses become more competitive and, more importantly, kickstart new ways to service travelers.

Who should attend?

This event benefits European hotel professionals looking to discover critical strategies for innovation from top tourism companies.

Why attend?

Digitalization and innovation will be THE main discussion and will present plenty of solutions to the tourism industry to address these challenges. Plus, you can get rewarded for your innovation by participating in the Tourism Innovation Awards program.


34. Hotel Investment Conference Australia

Date: August 30 – September 1

Location: Sydney, Australia

The Hotel Investment Conference is the meeting place for the Australian and New Zealand hotel and tourism industry.

Who should attend?

Owners, investors, executives, advisors, consultants, tourism officials, and media.

Why attend?

During this two-day event, you will access a platform with the latest hotel investment and development trends and numerous networking and deal-making opportunities.


35. Digital Travel Summit APAC Singapore

Date: August 14 – 16

Location: Singapore, Singapore

The Digital Travel Summit APAC is a hub for travel leaders and significant market participants descending to Singapore to shape the future of travel.

Who should attend?

Travel and hospitality professionals

Why attend?

You’ll have the opportunity to meet and connect with the Founders, CEOs, CMOs, Heads of eCommerce, Digital Marketing, and CX from the world’s top airlines, hotels, OTAs, Metasearch, and Tourism Boards to discuss winning strategies and solutions to your key challenges.


36. Travel Tech Asia

Date: October 25-27

Location: Singapore, Singapore

Travel Tech Asia is the event where the latest technologies, emerging trends, leading travel brands, and innovative startups come together in one place to create new possibilities for travel.

Who should attend?

Travel, tech, and hospitality professionals

Why attend?

Hundreds of influential executives across sectors in the travel industry for unparalleled networking will join you. You’ll also attend tech-focused sessions covering developments and new technologies in the industry.


37. Hospitality Malaysia Conference

Date: July 4-5

Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

The Hospitality Malaysia Conference features two summits, one for hotel investment and development and another one for hotel revenue.

Who should attend?

Investors, hoteliers, managers, and executives of the travel and tourism industry.

Why attend?

Attend the opportunity to discuss development destinations, hotel technologies and operations, and revenue generation with top industry leaders.

38. No Vacancy Hotel & Accommodation Expo

Date: August 31 – September 1

Location: Sydney, Australia

Known as Australia’s most influential hospitality conference, NoVacancy Expo & Conference will be held at the world-class International Conference Center in Sydney. Expect new brands and product launches, education and industry insights, networking, and serious deal-making.

Who should attend?

Owners and operators of hotels, motels, resorts, serviced apartments, or other accommodation properties with business in Australia, New Zealand, and Southeast Asia.

Why attend?

Maximize occupancy and increase revenue after discovering hot new technologies, learning new revenue and distribution best practices, and experiencing the latest in interiors and refurbishment.