The World Of Hospitality Issue 12 2015 - Page 124

124 the World Of Hospitality independant hotel show The Independent Hotel Show 2015 Show Preview The Independent Hotel Show 2015 The Independent Hotel Show, presented by Rate Gain returns to Olympia this October (20 & 21) with a packed two days of networking, new business ideas, advice and insight from some of the UK’s leading figures from the luxury, boutique and independent hotel sector. Exceptional Exhibitors Discover the finest products and service providers with a carefully selected line-up of over 300 premium exhibitors from across the hotel supply chain. Offering a one-stop-shop of all the essentials needed to run a successful hotel, The Independent Hotel Show is the must-attend event for anyone working within the boutique and luxury hotel sector. Inspiring Independents 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. Sessions run throughout the two-day show across two theatres – The Innovation Stage sponsored by CLEAN and the UKHA and The Business Theatre. Destination Spa From top to toe the Independent Hotel Show is making a bigger splash this year with an expanded feature area dedicated to hotel spas. Featuring some of the most respected exhibitors in the sector and supported by Spa Business, Destination Spa will also present a targeted programme of business sessions ideal for anyone interested in expanding in this area. Hoteliers Hall of Fame The Independent Hotel Show will again reward and acknowledge the country’s most influential and respected independent hoteliers with the annual Independent Hotelier of the Year and Outstanding New Hotel of the Year awards. Previous winners include Kit and Tim Kemp of Firmdale Hotels, voted Independent Hotelier of the Year 2014, and Robin Hutson, CEO for Lime Wood Group and Home Grown Hotels Ltd and founder of the Pig Hotels, winner of the Outstanding New Hotel of the Year award 2014. Nominees for this year’s awards will be presented on www.independenthotelshow.co.uk/awards with winners announced on the opening day of the show. Independent Hotel Show 2015 Visitor information Event dates: Tuesday 20th October: 10:00 - 17:00 Wednesday 21st October: 10:00 - 17:00 Location: Olympia West, Olympia Exhibition Centre, Hammersmith Road, London, W14 8UX www.independenthotelshow.co.uk Twitter: @indhotelshow