As proud media partners, Hotel Designs was on location in Manchester to witness the engaging opening sessions of The Annual Hotel Conference 2019…
Hosted by Questex Hospitality Group,the 16thAnnual Hotel Conference (AHC) opened yesterday at the Hilton Manchester Deansgate with 28 per cent more speakers than last year, following popular demand. In addition, the outstanding conference programme features 65 per cent of speakers new to The AHC stage and one third of these are female.
New sessions to the programme, covering the most topical conversations include:
- The Independent Party- A panel of independent hoteliers discussing the power of their position in the market.
- Tales from The Tribal Ring – The Independent v Branded Chiefs– Senior figures from both branded and independent hotels discuss their own unique challenges
- Leading from the Regions – General Managers Debrief– Concluding our Regional Roundtable series, four general managers share their approaches to unlocking the potential around profit, people, customer experience and more
- Brexit Workshop– Mark Essex, Director, KPMGtalks us through the political to the practical and what options are available and which are now off the menu?
Claire King, Event Director of The AHC said: “Never has there been a more pressing time to come together as a community. The AHC is proud to provide a unique, nurturing and fun platform for the industry to gather and collectively, look to the future. This year’s event features more content, more networking and more speakers to deliver the highest quality conference to the gathered audience. We’ve always stayed fiercely true to our “Learn. Network. Be Inspired.” maxim and we’re looking forward to welcoming the industry to The AHC next week”.
The AHC is for UK hoteliers, owners, operators and managers as well as investors, developers, designers, architects, consultants, tourism leaders and regional tourist boards.
Day two of The AHC continues…
Image credit: Twitter/The AHC