As the industry re-opens, Knowland leaders gear up to provide unique insights and information at events around the country

ARLINGTON, Va. — July 26, 2021 — Knowland, the world’s leading provider of data-as-a-service insights on meetings and events for hospitality, announced today its participation in several key conferences and events as the industry returns to in-person meetings in the fall season.

Throughout the pandemic, Knowland has remained vigilant in providing up-to-date, actionable meeting and event data to the hotel industry. Now its company executives return to the road to share insights and work with industry leaders to facilitate successful recovery efforts and help them finish strong in 2021.

•  Expanding partnership with AHLA and HTNG — Knowland expands its ties with industry leadership groups AHLA and HTNG. CEO Jeff Bzdawka was elected to the Vendor Advisory Board and named as co-chair to lead the council. and joins HTNG’s Executive Leadership Group (ELG), providing a platform to tackle critical technology needs and concerns for the hospitality industry.

•  Hotel Data Conference panel guest speaker — To celebrate the return of group and provide hoteliers with insights into how to win back their share, Knowland chief product officer Kristi White was selected to participate as a guest speaker at the Hotel Data Conference. The panel is titled “Group Preferences Post-pandemic – and How to Adapt with Them” and takes place live on August 13th at 11:25 a.m.

•  HITEC panel moderator — Bzdawka will be on hand during HITEC to discuss technology innovation “hits and misses” during the pandemic featuring case studies in a session titled “The First-Mover Advantage: Are You the Leading Edge or the Bleeding Edge?” on September 27th at 2 p.m.

•  HSMAI ROC Panel Guest Speaker — White will speak to HSMAI members and guests during the conference on “The Future of Group and Negotiated Travel,” featuring the latest data on group travel trends from Knowland.

Jeff Bzdawka, chief executive officer, Knowland said: “Knowland provides AI-enabled insights to thousands of users, including hotel brands, independents, and management companies. Our data-as-a-service platform helps sales leaders and their teams, asset managers, and owners optimize sales performance and productivity while maximizing revenues as they increase operational efficiency. We are eager to help the industry rebuild its meetings and events business required for a return to profitability and we look forward to being a valuable partner as we celebrate the return of in-person meetings.”