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300+ Participants Anticipated at the 5th Annual Gathering of Hotel Industry Innovators July 26 in Washington, D.C.

Washington, DC – June 27, 2017 — Lee McCabe, Vice President of Alibaba Group, and Michael Saylor, President and CEO of Microstrategy, will deliver keynote addresses at the fifth annual Revenue Strategy Summit, (RSS), a gathering of thought leaders and practitioners who will examine disruptive forces reshaping the hospitality industry and how marketing and technology must evolve to meet new demands.

Scheduled for July 26th at the Renaissance Washington, D.C. Downtown Hotel, RSS combines education, networking and high-level information exchange among an anticipated group of more than 300 hotel senior executives from brands, ownership groups, management companies and respected industry leaders who are responsible for increasing revenue and optimizing demand.

The addresses will highlight a packed agenda that includes innovators from the most dynamic companies in hospitality today.

“We are delighted to be joined by Lee McCabe, Michael Saylor and a top-notch group of speakers and panelists whose experiences in the industry mark the rapidly accelerating pace of disruption and innovation we are all witnessing,” said Patrick Bosworth, Duetto’s Chief Executive, and Founder. “RSS is the only industry conference that focuses exclusively on disruption in our industry, and the forces propelling it forward. Lee is a leading practitioner, whose time at Expedia and Facebook, and now at Alibaba, reflect the extent to which new players and new models are not just entering the scene, but coming to dominate it. Michael is a noted philanthropist and visionary whose work in analytics and strategic planning in an era of disruption is pioneering and evocative. His book The Mobile Wave reveals insights about what is already unleashed as we all move to mobile devices. We look forward to their comments to launch a day filled with inspired debate, discussion, and networking.”

RSS offers panel presentations and discussions of unmatched depth and substance, including:

Rise of the Titans: Next-Gen OTAs, Meta, and Brand.com

Innovators Insight: Virtual Reality

New Players, New Models: Disruptive Technologies

The View from the Street

Mergers and Acquisitions: If Comp Sets Become Obsolete for Revenue Evaluation, What’s Next?

Cloud Centric: The New Tech Stack and What it Means for Operations and Revenue

Blue Ocean: Personalization and the Guest Experience

Co-host of the summit, Cindy Estis Green, CEO and Co-Founder of Kalibri Labs LLC, said:
“As the pace of change continues to escalate in the digital marketplace, it has become even more critical to understand where the disruption is coming from and where it’s going and to identify new methods and techniques to manage in turbulent times. Attendees at RSS 2017 will get the latest insights on the distribution landscape and learn about new business models and the opportunities they present for doing business better — and even more important, in ways we can provide both a better guest experience and still operate at optimal profitability.”

Stacy Silver, President of Silver Hospitality Group, added: “Now in its fifth year, RSS is a pioneering and invaluable event, focusing on the intersection of technology and innovation – and what it means for the hospitality industry. All hotel professionals who are interested in practical solutions to the most pressing challenges facing hoteliers, now and in the future, should attend the event.”

For information on attending or sponsoring the Revenue Strategy Summit, visit www.revenuestrategysummit.com.

Registration for RSS is $695 for hoteliers and $1295 for suppliers.

A limited number of sponsorships are still available. For information, please contact Stacy Silver at ssilver@silverhospitalitygroup.com

About RSS

RSS is a one-day conference hosted by Duetto, Kalibri Labs, and Silver Hospitality Group bringing together thought leaders and practitioners to examine forces reshaping the hospitality industry. This innovative conference taps into industry leaders who help elevate the perspective of Revenue Strategy while addressing revenue data, marketing, and technology. 

Contact: Michael Frenkel

michael@mfcpr.com / (201) 317-7035

About Duetto

Duetto delivers the most powerful Revenue Strategy solutions to the world’s leading hotels and casinos, allowing them to better manage pricing, revenue and business-mix decisions with superior, actionable data.

The unique combination of hospitality experience and technology leadership enables Duetto to provide new insights on pricing and demand as a true cloud-based software-as-a-service. With Revenue Strategy and Revenue Intelligence applications that address the challenges of today’s hospitality industry, Duetto helps hotels and casinos optimize profits and guest loyalty.

Thanks to rapid marketplace adoption, Duetto is expanding in key markets throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia. Nearly 2,000 hotel and casino properties in more than 60 countries have partnered to use Duetto’s Revenue Strategy and Revenue Intelligence applications.

About Kalibri Labs

Operating at the intersection of distribution, revenue management, sales and marketing, Kalibri Labs helps hotels improve profit contribution by evaluating performance based on revenue net of acquisition costs. Kalibri Labs' robust industry-wide database, along with its patent-pending cloud technology platform and apps, enable systematic identification of strengths and weaknesses in the demand stream with a focus on contribution to profit rather than top-line results. 

Kalibri Labs gathers data from over 30,000 hotels representing over 100 brands with historical trends dating back to 2011. Adding 100 million transactions per month to its base of 3 billion, the Kalibri database provides visibility into the drivers and the costs of all direct and third-party demand channels in major markets.  Kalibri’s benchmarking tools enable owners and operators to determine a hotel's optimal channel mix and manage resources to achieve it. In combination with key external data streams such as AirBnB stay patterns, search/shopping and consumer review data, Kalibri Labs further characterizes the nature of demand in major markets to provide context for hotel operators and developers in their performance or acquisition planning.

The Kalibri team is a seasoned group of executives with deep industry experience and a passion to sustain the industry’s financial health in a highly challenging and dynamic digital marketplace.

About Silver Hospitality Group

Silver Hospitality Group (SHG) specializes in building revenues and profitability for hospitality companies through targeted industry relations outreach, creative marketing solutions, and specialty events. The firm and its network provide unparalleled experience and relationships in all facets of hospitality.

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