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Some 200 Companies Exhibiting at the
IH/M&RS Technology Market


WHITE PLAINS, NY, July 29, 2004…Technology, one of the five markets at the 89th annual International Hotel/Motel & Restaurant Show® (IH/M&RS), will provide participants with new products, services and education to prepare them for the latest technological advancements within the hospitality industry, November 13 – 16, 2004, at New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center.

“The Technology market at the IH/M&RS displays products that are at the forefront of the hospitality industry,” said Christian Falkenberg, show manager.  “Attendees will have the opportunity to see what is available today, and learn about what is coming in the future, to help them build a better business.”         


Some 200 companies will be exhibiting in the Show’s Technology market, located on Level 3 of the Javits Center.  This market will present innovations in telecommunications; wireless communications; audio/visual; POS systems; security and safety; and energy management.  Key exhibitors in the market include Assa Abloy, Comcast, Micros, Onity, Ramesys and Zenith/LG.

The “Technology Innovation Center,” presented in cooperation with Hospitality Upgrade magazine, will showcase inventive ways to streamline business and increase profitability.  This exhibit area, located on Level 3, will feature nearly 20 companies with the most up-to-date software, wireless and Internet solutions available.

Educational Programs

During the IH/M&RS, several technology-focused programs will be offered, including: The Fundamentals of Hotel Technology and Ask the Experts: a Panel of Technology Experts during the IH/M&RS.  Seminar attendance is free with an IH/M&RS badge.  A complete schedule of IH/M&RS programs will be available online at after August 1, 2004. 

The 89th annual International Hotel/Motel & Restaurant Show will run Saturday, November 13, through Tuesday, November 16, 2004, at New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center.  Following a full-day of conference and networking activities on Saturday, November 13, the IH/M&RS will feature three days of exhibits from Sunday, November 14, though Tuesday, November 16.  The market presents some 1,500 hospitality industry suppliers and attracts approximately 45,000 in total trade attendance.

The International Hotel/Motel & Restaurant Show is sponsored by the American Hotel & Lodging Association; the Hotel Association of New York City, Inc.; the New York State Hospitality & Tourism Association, and is managed by George Little Management, LLC (GLMÒ).

For IH/M&RS exhibitor information, contact Christian Falkenberg, show manager, at GLM, Ten Bank Street, White Plains, NY 10606-1954.  Telephone (914) 421-3296.  Fax (914) 948-6180.  E-mail:  



Cathy Steel

Also See: The International Hotel/Motel & Restaurant Show® Reduces Exhibitor Days to Three; John Russell Named Chairman of the Board of Directors of the 2004 IH/M&RS / December 2003

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