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 Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International Line-up of Industry Events in 2005

MCLEAN, Va. (Mar. 15, 2005) – Throughout 2005, the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) will present a comprehensive line-up of industry events and programs, delivering educational sessions and strategy conferences as well as business-to-business forums for buyers and suppliers of hospitality, travel and tourism.

logo HSMAI events are invaluable for sales and marketing professionals looking to hone their skills, network with customers and stay abreast of industry changes.  Following is the current schedule of events for 2005.

HSMAI’s Affordable Meetings®

Three shows held annually for meeting planners and suppliers, HSMAI’s Affordable Meetings provides meeting planners with free educational workshops on topics related to affordable meeting planning, plus an impressive trade show component featuring exhibitors from a cross-section of the travel industry, including hotels and resorts, CVBs, destination management companies, airlines, etc.  The 2005 schedule is as follows:

April 6-7, 2005
HSMAI’s Affordable Meetings® Mid-America
Navy Pier
Chicago, IL

June 15-16, 2005
HSMAI’s Affordable Meetings® West
San Jose McEnery Convention Center
San Jose, CA

Sept. 7-8, 2005
HSMAI’s Affordable Meetings® National
Washington Convention Center
Washington, DC

5th Annual Resort Management Conference

April 3-5, 2005
Point South Mountain Resort
Phoenix, AZ

Sponsored by HSMAI, the University of Denver’s School of Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management, and the International Resort Managers Association (IRMA), the Resort Management Conference is specifically developed for resort managers, general managers, directors of sales and
marketing, corporate executives, and food and beverage and rooms executives.

Travel Internet Marketing Strategy Conference

April 29, 2005
Marriott Marquis
New York, NY

In conjunction with TravelCom Exp in New York, for the first time, the Hotel Internet Marketing Committee and the Cruise Internet Marketing Committee are jointly producing a Travel Internet Marketing Strategy Conference to discuss Internet marketing global trends and issues touching the hotel and the cruise industry.

Revenue Management Strategy Conference

June 20, 2005
Los Angeles, CA

Designed for revenue and yield management professionals, this conference will address critical issues and offer viable solutions and strategies for this very specific market segment.

HSMAI’s Affordable Meetings®
c/o George Little Management (GLM)
10 Bank Street, White Plains, NY 10606-1954
Beth Petersen, show manager
Telephone: 914-421-3377; Fax 914-948-2918

5th Annual Resort Management Conference
Telephone: 703-610-9024

Travel Internet Marketing Strategy Conference and
Revenue Management Strategy Conference
Telephone: 703-610-9024
Also See: HSMAI Creates Special Interest Groups in Five Industry Segments / February 2005

The 25 Most Extraordinary Sales and Marketing Minds in Hospitality and Travel Named by HSMAI / January 2005

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