Your October guide to what’s on with SiteMinder


There’s always plenty of ways to get involved with SiteMinder’s events, wherever you are in the world. Here’s what’s on this month in October…

HSMAI Mexico City
‘Learn creative marketing strategies…’

When & Where:
12 October 2016
Crowne Plaza Hotel de México

The SiteMinder team is excited to attend this one-day event on insights into digital marketing, creativity, sales and marketing strategies and technology solutions for hoteliers.

HSMAI is a non-for-profit organisation that brings together professionals from marketing, sales and revenue management in the hospitality industry, whose main goal is to provide tools to improve their professional performance.

Visit for more information.

Hospitality Day 2016: ‘Introduction to Distribution presented by SiteMinder’
‘Diversify your strategy…’

When & Where:
12 October 2016

Sala del Tempio 1
Rimini Congress Centre, Italy

Time: 5.20pm – 6pm

SiteMinder is attending Hospitality Day in Rimini this year where you can come along to find out more about our smart and simple solutions.

You will also hear an insightful presentation by Alessandro D’Amico on:
‘Introduction to Distribution: How to diversify your online distribution strategy’.

Register your interest:
If you’d like to meet with SiteMinder, be sure to get in touch.

2016 Annual Hotel Conference – Manchester
‘Join us for an industry debate…’

When & Where:
12-13 October 2016
Hilton Manchester Deansgate

The Annual Hotel Conference (AHC) is a two-day event and the UK’s leading conference in the individual, boutique and consortium space attracting hotel operators and managers from the industry.

SiteMinder will take part in a panel discussion called ‘Double Take’ as James Bishop, our regional sales director, joins a group of other experts to discuss:

“How much longer can hoteliers continue to sustain both franchise and OTA fees? Industry experts discuss what can be done to combat the worst of both worlds.”

Make sure to attend the debate on 13 October at 12.30pm.

Register your interest:
Make sure you attend this engaging discussion and if you’d like to meet with SiteMinder, James will be around throughout the whole event, so book a time today.

Hospitality New Zealand Showcase 2016
‘New Zealand innovation at its finest…’

When & Where:
12-13 October 2016

SKYCITY, Auckland

SiteMinder is excited to be exhibiting at Hospitality New Zealand’s Annual Conference in Auckland this week. Come along and learn more about our award-winning suite of products – The Channel Manager, TheBookingButton, Canvas, Prophet, and GDS by SiteMinder.

This event is New Zealand’s premier hospitality showcase attracting 350+ hospitality professionals.

You can find SiteMinder at stand 11.

Register your interest:
Our experts will be providing personalised demonstrations so you can see what our technology can do for your business. Don’t forget to book one!

TTG Incontri – SiteMinder is checking into Italy!
‘Thrilled to attend this international tourism marketplace…’

When & Where:
13-15 October 2016

Hall A3 – Stand 110
Rimini, Italy

For the first time ever, SiteMinder is exhibiting at TTG Incontri in Italy. Our friendly team will be on hand to show you the ins and outs of what our products can offer with personal live demos.

Every day at 11am you’ll also be able to join us for an insightful presentation – ‘How to diversify your online distribution strategy’.

Register your interest:
Be sure to visit our stand and book a time to meet with us.

Cancun Travel Mart Mexico Summit 2016
‘It’s more than Cancun…’

When & Where:
17-19 October 2016
Cancun Convention Center, Mexico
Stand 222

It’s professional. It’s productive. It’s personal. Meet SiteMinder at this year’s Cancun Travel Mart.

For over 28 years, the summit has been providing productive and personal business opportunity in a professional environment for Buyers and Suppliers of Cancun, Riviera Maya, and all of Mexico.

Buyers flock from from global markets including USA, Canada, Latin America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific.

Find out more here.

ITB Asia 2016
‘Asia’s leading travel trade show…’

When & Where:
19-21 October 2016

Booth A40, Hall F
Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

After a two-year hiatus SiteMinder is back at ITB Asia, a three-day B2B trade show for the travel industry and the primary event for the Asia Pacific travel industry.

You can find us in the travel technology hall to learn about our world leading products and the solutions we can offer your business.


Travel and Tech Showcase Session
‘Dynamic rates and their crucial place in today’s revenue management and distribution landscape.’

When & Where:
19 October 2016 at 1.30pm – 2pm

Basement 2

Join Kevin Tatem from SiteMinder to learn about:

  • The opportunities available to hoteliers because of ‘The Cloud’
  • Key factors for hoteliers to consider when choosing their distribution and direct booking technology
  • How to break down the barriers that come with fragmented distribution and pricing
  • How to incorporate dynamic rates into your sales and marketing strategies for more effective revenue management

Register your interest:
Book a personalised demonstration of our products or register for our Travel Technology Showcase Session.

Ohio Hotel & Lodging Association
Annual Conference

When & Where:
26-28 October
Hilton Columbus at Easton, Columbus, OH

Join us for OHLA’s flagship event of the year!

SiteMinder is excited to exhibit for the first time at this year’s Ohio Hotel & Lodging Association annual conference. The Ohio Travel Association will combine efforts even more this year to bring attendees a full Lodging, Hospitality and Tourism conference.

This opportunity will provide exposure to new partners, programs and benefits. There is a new schedule that begins with the Stars of the Industry and Sherlock Awards Gala on Wednesday evening.

Thursday will be filled with education opportunities and industry related exhibitors and lively networking. Friday will conclude the conference with an important general session.

Find out more here.

‘The Evolving Travel Shopping Journey and its impact on Direct Bookings’
‘Join us online for this live digital marketing summit…’

When and Where:
27 October 2016
Time: 11am – 1:50pm (Eastern Time)

SiteMinder is thrilled to participate as a speaker for this online marketing event. Join us and thousands of hospitality marketers around the world as we dissect the fast-paced and ever-changing travel shopping journey. Hear from six of the hospitality industry’s leading technology companies on how to navigate each phase of the travel shopping journey and shift the balance of OTA bookings in your favour.

SiteMinder Session:
12:30pm – 1pm (Eastern Time)
‘Let’s Book It! Winning the Hotel Booking’ with David Chestler, EVP Global Sales

Register for this exclusive online summit to learn:

  • The role of each phase of the travel shopping journey, from the customer’s perspective:
    • Inspiration
    • Research, Planning, Validation
    • Booking
    • Travel and Sharing
  • How each phase impacts your opportunity for a direct booking
  • Digital marketing strategies to shift OTA bookings to your direct channels
  • Live Q&A with our industry experts

Find out about the overall event and register here.

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