NEW YORK, N.Y. — The International Hotel, Motel & Restaurant Show (IHMRS) will take place November 10-13, 2012 in New York City, drawing a crowd of 25,000 industry professionals to witness the latest products and services from more than 700 exhibitors. The 97th annual International Hotel, Motel + Restaurant Show® will deliver a special focus on hotel food & beverage operations, the latest technology solutions, and a new Ask the Experts consultation program for foodservice professionals.
The IHMRS will offer attendees a diverse crosssection of products and services spanning every facet of the industry, including food and beverage, furnishings, technology, equipment, linens, amenities, tableware, cleaning and more. The industry’s most influential buyers from hotels, casinos, resorts, restaurants, purchasing companies, hospitality design firms, corporate and healthcare institutions and more will attend to source the latest products staging their debut at the IHMRS – all organized in an easy-to-shop format.
Featuring such annual sessions as the CEO Leadership Panel and U.S. Lodging Industry Summit Panel, the Hospitality Leadership Forum will draw a crowd of nearly 500 senior level hospitality managers on Saturday, November 10. The full-day, pre-Show conference also will feature a Keynote luncheon with Anthony Melchiorri of the Travel Channel’s Hotel Impossible. Following the keynote, breakout sessions will address such topics as B2B social media, reporting hotel carbon metrics, talent acquisition through social media, and allocating digital marketing resources.
Education continues on Sunday, November 11, and Monday, November 12, with such programs addressing ADA compliance, loss prevention, designing for the guest experience, guest satisfaction trends, and increasing top line revenues.
The IHMRS is owned by NYSH&TA, HANYC, and AH&LA, and is managed by GLM. You can find more information online at www.ihmrs.com. For questions, please contact GLM Customer Relations at 800-272-SHOW
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