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Hotel conferences, events, and tradeshows to attend in 2024

  Posted in Resources  Last updated 8/02/2024

What are hotel conferences?

Hotel conferences are events that give you a chance to discover vital insights or solutions that can improve the performance of your business, your staff, and your leadership.

Running a successful hotel demands networking, relationship building, and innovation. Speaking to potential clients, suppliers and even competitors can lead to all manner of opportunities to grow your brand and increase performance. Some of the perfect places to do this are at conferences, events, and tradeshows – where you can learn about new strategies, new technology, and listen to new perspectives.

Here are the best events for hoteliers to attend in 2024, including those where you can catch-up and chat with SiteMinder!

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Top conferences, events, and tradeshows

International Hotel Technology Forum

Where: Barcelona, Spain

When: 16-18 April

2024 will be the 21st anniversary of this forum. With exclusive content, one-to-one business meetings, industry-led case studies and unprecedented networking, it’s the perfect show to learn about today’s challenges and innovations when it comes to hotel technology – something all hoteliers should be very invested in.

It will bring together OTAs, management companies, hoteliers, and solution providers across three packed days at the Hyatt Regency Tower.

HITEC

Where: Charlotte, North Carolina

When: 24-27 June

The world’s biggest and oldest hotel tech show comes to the US in 2024. 

With unique content, speakers, and tech showcases, it’s the perfect place to find much needed education and resources to help your business grow and thrive in a modern marketplace.

No Vacancy Hotel & Accommodation Expo

Where: Sydney, Australia

When: 18-19 September

Held at a world-class facility with globally recognised and respected figures in the hotel and accommodation industry, NoVancancy is an event not to miss.

Come together with other hoteliers and experts to learn how to tackle challenges, explore new trends, and understand new technology.

Equipotel

Where: São Paulo, Brazil

When: 17-20 September

Across what will be 60 editions, Equipotel has become a key reference point for hoteliers and suppliers in Latin America.

It provides a wonderful opportunity to network, discover solutions, and discuss a wide range of challenges that need to be overcome.

Travel Tech Asia

Where: Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

When: 23-25 October

A must-attend for travel professionals and tech suppliers, Travel Tech Asia is a chance for hoteliers to look at what they could be doing better with their tech investment to drive business growth.

Check out some of the industry’s leading suppliers and discover the latest technologies that can help drive your property to success.

WTM London

Where: London, UK

When: 5-7 November

A massive, world-leading travel event awaits you at World Travel Market. With four decades of history, the event now facilitates £2.8 billion in industry deals and has around 5,000 exhibitors from 182 countries and regions and more than 51,000 participants.

Come and hear from the best in the industry about how they have reshaped their businesses and data insights into trending destinations and products – and visit exhibitors to see if there’s a perfect tech solution waiting for you.

Phocuswright Conference

Where: Arizona, USA

When: 19-21 November

With a focused theme and an aim to inspire meaningful conversations and steps forward, Phocuswright has a great event set-up for all within the travel industry to attend.

Learn about what the future of travel holds as Phocuswright Conference explores the current state of the market in detail.

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Events where you can find SiteMinder

Hospitality Indonesia Conference

Where: Jakarta, Indonesia

When: 30-31 January

Get the best of all worlds with a hotel investment and development summit running parallel with a hotel revenue summit at Hospitality Indonesia Conference.

Get an in-depth view of Indonesia’s travel and tourism sector, and why not chat to SiteMinder while you’re at it?

Gala Vallarta

Where: Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

When: 8-9 February

The 28th edition of this unique event provides a platform for international and domestic wholesalers and operators to make pre-arranged appointments with hoteliers. Explore your opportunities to grow your business and say hi to SiteMinder to see how we can help.

Philippines Accommodation Industry Summit 

Where: Manila, Philippines

When: 21 February

Learn about new trends and technology products on the market, as well as expand your overall business management skills.

Make an appointment with SiteMinder and let us know how we can help you!

IHF Showtel

Where: Co.Cavan, Ireland

When: 26-27 February

Meet and network to discover the latest solutions and trends that your hotel can take advantage of.

SiteMinder will be in attendance so make sure you visit our stand and say hi.

ANATO

Where: Bogota, Colombia

When: 28 February – 1 March

Catch SiteMinder at the most important tourism event in Colombia, operating since 1982.

Come and talk about current happenings in the industry and explore ways that technology can help you solve challenges and grow your business online.

BTL 

Where: Lisbon, Portugal

When: 28 February – 3 March

One of the most popular and successful events on the calendar, BTL is the perfect place to network, meet new contacts, and learn about the latest innovations.

With experts like SiteMinder in attendance, you can bet all your burning questions will be answered and then some.

ITB 

Where: Berlin, Germany

When: 5-7 March

The world’s leading travel trade show is back live in 2024 for the second time since the pandemic.

Attend an exclusively B2B event and help shape the future of travel. This is where decisive trends are uncovered and analysed to provide a roadmap for hoteliers to follow towards success.

Internorga

Where: Hamburg, Germany

When: 8-12 March

This leading trade fair for hospitality businesses and restaurants is a place to look out for the latest trends and products, while mixing with key players in the industry.

Don’t forget to speak with SiteMinder and see how we can help your accommodation business thrive.

CRH Pro Expo

Where: Corse, France

When: 10-12 March

This event is now in its fifth year and showcases a number of prominent exhibitors in the industry, providing hoteliers a chance to look at new products and solutions.

Come and see how SiteMinder delivers unbeatable revenue results for hotels.

Food Hotel Tech

Where: Paris, France

When: 3-4 April

Learn to master staff management, performance, and customer experience as a sustainable and eco-responsible business in our industry.

Chat to hundreds of exhibitors, including SiteMinder, to learn how to improve your business.

Hospitality Vietnam Conference

Where: Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

When: 3-5 April

The seventh edition of this event brings together inspirational speakers on a number of topics including interior design, finance, property development, hotel revenue and more.

Catch SiteMinder in attendance and learn about our smart hotel platform.

Tianguis Turistico

Where: Acapulco, Mexico

When: 10-12 April

As Mexico continues to establish itself as an international tourism destination, come and join an event that promotes all things Mexico.

You’ll also find some fantastic exhibitors on display, including SiteMinder, that can help your hotel overcome any business challenges you are facing.

INDABA

Where: South Africa

When: 14-16 May

Discover one of the largest African travel and tourism events on the calendar which showcases the best travel and tourism products on the market.

Visit SiteMinder at the event and see how your hotel can grow using our platform.

Hospitality Thailand Conference

Where: Bangkok, Thailand

When: 15-16 May

A pivotal event in the Thailand calendar, it will give hoteliers insights in the transformative nature of the industry and how to navigate accelerated growth.

SiteMinder will be on hand to chat and answer questions about the industry and our leading software solution.

HEDNA

Where: Munich, Germany

When: 4-6 June

As the only global forum dedicated to distribution, HEDNA will help shape your strategies and tools as your hotel looks to optimise occupancy and revenue.

Visit SiteMinder to see how our platform delivers superior connection and control when managing hotel distribution.

ROC Americas

Where: Charlotte, North Carolina

When: 25-26 June

Get the lowdown on hotel strategies surrounding marketing, revenue optimisation, and other commercial functions. 

Check out workshops, training lessons, and roundtables and catch up with SiteMinder while you’re there!

Travel Meet Asia

Where: Jakarta, Indonesia

When: 3-4 July

A premium event for networking and thought leadership within the travel industry. Connect with big players and learn new perspectives on running your business.

Enjoy meeting with SiteMinder and see how we can help your property.

Hotel Data Conference

Where: Nashville, Tennessee

When: 7-9 August

Learn about the latest hotel performance trends, and be exposed to never-before-seen analysis that will drive results in your business.

Chat to SiteMinder and learn how our platform can generate revenue for your hotel.

The Hospitality Show

Where: San Antonio, Texas

When: 28-30 October

This brand new event focuses on helping hotels operate effectively and efficiently. Take the chance to network with industry leaders and learn how to optimise your business.

Chat to SiteMinder about how our smart platform can deliver unbeatable revenue results for your property.

EquipHotel

Where: Paris, France

When: 3-7 November

The theme for this year is ‘time to dare’, which challenges businesses to be collectively audacious and innovative. Come together and see how you can take your business forward in a creative way.

Don’t forget to visit SiteMinder and see how a leading hotel platform can drive superior revenue results for your business.

By Dean Elphick

Dean is the Senior Content Marketing Specialist of SiteMinder, the leading technology provider delivering hoteliers unbeatable revenue results. Dean has made writing and creating content his passion for the entirety of his professional life, which includes more than six years at SiteMinder. Through content, Dean aims to provide education, inspiration, assistance and value for accommodation businesses looking to improve the way they run their operations achieve their goals.

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