News for the Hospitality Executive
|MCLEAN, VA (Jan. 12, 2007) – From strategy conferences,
educational sessions, and webinars, to an extensive line-up of business-to-business
forums for buyers and suppliers of hospitality, travel and tourism, the
Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) has
on tap a comprehensive line-up planned for 2007.
HSMAI’s calendar of events is invaluable for sales and marketing professionals looking to hone their skills, network with customers, and stay abreast of industry changes.
Focusing on quality, convenience and innovation, HSMAI University is offering a series of webinars designed specifically for sales and marketing professionals in travel and hospitality. Ranging from personal branding to market planning, the one-hour sessions provide intensive education and information on relevant topics and urgent issues. First quarter dates are as follows:
January 16 -- Personal Branding
For information or to register for the webinars, visit www.hsmaiuniversity.org, or call (703) 610-9024, x386.
Adrian Awards Dinner
January 29, 2007
Celebrate the “A-list” and winners of HSMAI’s Adrian Awards for Advertising, Public Relations and Web Marketing at a special black-tie gala dinner and dazzling production. Recognizing 50 years of the advertising competition this year, these prestigious awards, which honor the very best of hospitality and travel advertising, marketing materials, public relations and web site design and development, make up the largest travel-related competition of its kind in the world, embracing every area of the industry, including hotels, airlines, cruise lines, car rental companies, destinations, credit card companies and more.
For more information or to purchase tickets, call HSMAI at (703) 610-9024 or visit www.adrianawards.com.
7th Annual Resort Management Conference
March 25-27, 2007
Presented by HSMAI and the University of Denver School of Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management (HRTM), this conference allows attendees to participate in an intensive two-day program and offers the unique opportunity to network, learn and experience first-hand topics that directly impact this area of the travel and hospitality industry.
Sponsorship opportunities range from exhibitors to gold level. For more information, or to confirm exhibit space, contact Melanie Penoyar, CAE, director of development and awards competition for HSMAI, email@example.com, (703) 245-8037. For more information or to register, call HSMAI at (703) 610-9024 or visit www.resortconference.com.
Travel Internet Marketing Strategy Conference
April 4, 2007
December 6, 2007
HSMAI’s Internet Marketing Strategy Conferences bring together leading industry experts to discuss the hottest issues and trends in Internet marketing. Seven conferences on this vital subject have been held to-date. For more information, call HSMAI at (703) 610-9024 or visit www.hsmai.org.
Revenue Management Strategy Conference
June 25, 2007
Designed for revenue and yield management professionals, this annual conference addresses critical issues and offers viable solutions and strategies for this very specific market segment. For more information, call HSMAI at (703) 610-9024 or visit www.hsmai.org.
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 2007 schedule is as follows:
April 11-12, 2007
June 19-20, 2007 (please note: Tuesday-Wednesday date pattern)
September 5-6, 2007
Contact: HSMAI’s Affordable Meetings®
HSMAI/CHA Caribbean Sales & Marketing Strategy Conference
December 13-14, 2007 (TENTATIVE)
The Caribbean Hotel Association (CHA) and HSMAI team up once again for this third annual event. The two-day dynamic agenda will delve into a wide range of sales and marketing topics and tools while addressing the differences and nuances for both hoteliers and tourism officials doing business in the Caribbean region.
For more information, contact CHA at (787) 725-9139 or visit www.caribbeanstrategyconference.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 annual events, including HSMAI’s Affordable Meetings®.
Founded in 1927, HSMAI is an individual membership organization comprising more than 7,000 members worldwide, with 36 chapters in the Americas Region.
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