HSMAI is a global organization of sales, marketing, and revenue management 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 while operating as a leading voice for both hospitality and sales, marketing, and revenue management disciplines, as well as connecting its members with customers. Founded in the United States in 1927, HSMAI is an individual membership organization comprised of nearly 7,000 members from 35 countries and chapters worldwide. The HSMAI Foundation was established in 1983 to serve as the research and educational arm of HSMAI.
HSMAI operates regionally around the globe via Regional boards of directors and staff. There are three regions: the Americas, Asia Pacific, and Europe, and a chapter in the UAE. Each region has geographic chapters and signature programs and services for association members. HSMAI has a Global board which is comprised of delegates from each Region.
If you are interested in developing a chapter and establishing a partnership with a Region, contact the respective Regional office or [email protected] at the Global headquarters in McLean, VA.
For information on developing a chapter outside of an existing Region, contact [email protected] at the Global headquarters in McLean, VA.
MEET National is the industry’s preeminent conference and showcase connecting meeting planning professionals with premier suppliers. Over 1,300 planning professionals attend this event – and we’re growing! Planners who organize, influence, plan or recommend meeting program attend MEET National looking to expand their networks, learn the latest trends and technologies, and enhance their careers. Planning professionals come ready to meet, so you will come away with new relationships – and new business! MEET Conference Attendees:
- Have hefty buying power. Attendees boast $1.5 billion in collective annual budgets.
- Are selective about events. Nearly 60% attend no other industry event – only HSMAI’s MEET!
- Focus on the bottom line. Over 90% attend specifically to search out new properties, destinations, products or services.
Founded in 1957, the HSMAI Adrian Awards embraces every segment of the industry, including hotels, airlines, cruise lines, car rental companies, destinations, credit card companies and more. Winners are selected from a field of nearly 1,200 entries by senior industry and media experts and honored at the Adrian Awards Gala.
For more information on the competition and gala, visit www.adrianawards.com.
The Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) is committed to growing business for hotels and their partners, and is the industry’s leading advocate for intelligent, sustainable hotel revenue growth. The association provides hotel professionals & their partners with tools, insights, and expertise to fuel sales, inspire marketing, and optimize revenue through programs such as HSMAI’s MEET, Adrian Awards, and Revenue Optimization Conference. HSMAI is an individual membership organization comprising more than 7,000 members worldwide, with 40 chapters in the Americas Region. Connect with HSMAI at www.hsmai.org, www.facebook.com/hsmai, www.twitter.com/hsmai and www.youtube.com/hsmai1.
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