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The International Hotel, Motel + Restaurant Show (IHMRS)
Welcomes the Return of U.S. Air Force Inns

WHITE PLAINS, NY, July 11, 2011…The International Hotel, Motel + Restaurant Show® (IHMRS) will welcome hundreds of United States Air Force (USAF) Force Support representatives to the November 12-15, 2011 event, taking place at New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. USAF participation represents millions of dollars spent on the Show floor by this branch of the U.S. military. 

“With 88 operations on bases throughout the United States and eight countries, representing more than 31,000 rooms, the presence of the United States Air Force is a tremendous opportunity for IHMRS exhibitors,” said John Fitzpatrick, CEO North America of the Fitzpatrick Hotel Group and 2011 IHMRS Board Chairman. “The IHMRS is pleased to serve as their primary venue for purchasing decisions and education.”

In addition to sourcing new products, the USAF will welcome its lodging managers to their annual Worldwide Lodging Manager’s Conference for insight on the latest USAF hospitality training initiatives and policies. They also will host the Air Force Innkeeper Awards Ceremony and Luncheon at 11:00 am, on Sunday, November 13, recognizing the highest standards of hotel service by lodging operators at USAF installations worldwide.

The 96th annual International Hotel, Motel + Restaurant Show will run Saturday, November 12, through Tuesday, November 15, 2011, at New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. Following a full-day of conference and networking activities on Saturday, November 12, the IHMRS will feature three full days of exhibits from Sunday, November 13, through Tuesday, November 15. The market presents some 700 hospitality industry suppliers and attracts 30,000 in total trade attendance. IHMRS is co-located with Boutique Design New York (BDNY), featuring more than 200 interior product manufacturers of high-end, unique and innovative design products for hospitality.
The International Hotel, Motel + Restaurant Show is sponsored by AH&LA, the Hotel Association of New York City, Inc., and the New York State Hospitality & Tourism Association; and is managed by GLM.

For IHMRS exhibitor information, contact Lynn White, show manager, at GLM, 1133 Westchester Avenue, White Plains, NY 10604-3547. Telephone (914) 421-3249. Fax (914) 948-6197. E-mail For attendee information, contact GLM Customer Relations at (914) 421-3237, or by email, at Additional information and registration is available online, at


Melissa Gray
 (914) 421-3263

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