Revenue Management Strategy Conference Attracts 47 Different
Hotel Brands and Management Companies
MCLEAN, VA (June 12, 2006) – Attendance has exceeded all expectations for the 3rd Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) Revenue Management Strategy Conference to take place in Minneapolis on June 19, 2006.
More than 170 industry professionals from leading organizations including Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Best Western International, Benchmark Hospitality, InterContinental Hotels Group, Marriott International, Peabody Hotel Group and Hyatt Hotels & Resort, as well as a large number of individual hotels and resorts will attend. Participants registered to date include presidents, vice presidents, directors and managers of revenue management, sales and marketing from 47 different hotel brands and management companies. This is in addition to representation from dozens of unit level managers.
Focusing on “The Politics of Revenue Management,” the agenda will deliver forward-thinking ideas, issues and strategies on the topics of greatest concern to those involved in revenue management at both the property and corporate level.
Timed in conjunction with HITEC 2006, the conference is presented by HSMAI’s Revenue Management Advisory Board.
“As revenue management is so specialized, the conference presents a unique opportunity to learn about the practice, hear new thoughts and ideas, and take the discipline to the next level,” states Barbara Bowden, corporate director of revenue management, Peabody Hotels Group and chair of HSMAI’s Revenue Management Advisory Board. “This is a wonderful, all-in-one opportunity and learning experience for anyone whose job involves any level of revenue management,” she adds.
The agenda is as follows:
11:30am – 11:40am
11:40 – 11:50am
11:50 – Noon
Noon – 12:25pm
12:25 – 12:50pm
12:50 – 1:40pm
Keynote Presentation – “Practical Considerations for a Comprehensive Approach to Revenue Management”1:40 – 2pm:
Q&A session with Walker and the audience, moderated by Tom Buoy, vice president of distribution and revenue management, Morgans Hotel Group
2:00 – 2:30pm
2:30 – 3:30pm
Session One: “Pricing Consideration for Group Sales Business”3:40 – 3:50pm
The History of the Publication: Defining Revenue Management: Top Line to Bottom Line. Bob Gilbert and Tim Wiersma present an overview of how HSMAI’s new publication Defining Revenue Management came to be.
3:50 – 4:20pm
4:20 – 4:40pm
4:40 – 5:00pm
5:00 – 5:30pm
5:30 – 6:30pm
Registration is $300 for HSMAI members and $455 for non-members, which includes a one-year HSMAI membership.
Sponsors of the conference are: Amadeus, SECURE-RES, IDeaS, The Elise Group, Hotel Information Systems, PROS, TIG Global, AltiusPar, Aspire, EZ Revenue Management Solutions, Maxim Revenue Management Solutions, Opera Revenue Management, TravelCLICK, and HSMAI University. For more information on partnership opportunities, contact Melanie Penoyar, director of development, at (703) 610-9024 or email@example.com.
HSMAI is an organization of sales and marketing professionals representing all segments of the hospitality industry. With a strong focus on education, HSMAI has become the industry champion in identifying and communicating trends in the hospitality industry, and bringing together customers and members at eight annual events, including HSMAI’s Affordable Meetings®, and HSMAI World Quest. Founded in 1927, HSMAI is an individual membership organization comprising more than 7,000 members worldwide, with 38 chapters in the Americas region.
Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International
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