Revenue Management And Internet Marketing Disciplines Converge At HSMAI Conference
HSMAI’s Revenue Management & Internet Marketing Strategy Conference Co-Located with Annual HITEC Exposition
“In these challenging economic times, we know hospitality professionals can only afford to attend conferences and events that deliver the highest return on investment,” said Robert A. Gilbert, CHME, CHA, president and CEO of HSMAI. “This conference is designed to offer insights, perspectives and resources for our attendees to take home and apply to their businesses.”
Eric Pearson, senior vice president of distribution marketing for Intercontinental Hotels Group, will serve as the keynote speaker and present his views on the convergent of revenue management and internet marketing, and some of his own secrets for success. Bill Carroll, senior lecturer at Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration, will emcee and moderate the conference and focus on uncovering the most relevant and applicable best practices, trends and ideas in the field.
Attendees will choose from 14 breakout sessions, designed to offer practical and concrete takeaways that can be implemented immediately after returning from the conference.
Conference session topics include:
Revenue Management sessions:
- Best Revenue Management Practices in any Economy
- Making the Most of the Revenue Management Team
- Forecasting & Pricing
- Group Revenue Management
- Non-Automated ("Spreadsheet") Revenue Management
- Revenue Management Think Tank
- Analyze That! The Heightened Interdependence of Revenue Management and Marketing
- Maximizing Third Party Internet Opportunities Through Collaboration
Internet Marketing sessions:
- Maximizing Internet Marketing Return
- Using of Rich Media & Online PR
- Going Mobile
- Social Media Strategies
- 50 Tools in 50 Minutes
- Driving Results through Design
Attendees are eligible for free registration to the HITEC show, the world’s largest hospitality technology exposition. The buzz is already building for HSMAI’s Revenue Management & Internet Marketing Strategy Conference.
“I’ll be at this year's conference because I enjoy discussing today’s pricing and revenue strategy practices with others from around the country,” said Elizabeth Cambra, CRME, corporate director, revenue optimization, Outrigger Hotels & Resorts. “It is motivating and refreshing to touch base with colleagues and get their perspective on the economy, best practices, and lessons learned."
Conference partners include American Express, Cendyn, EasyRMS, EZYield.com, HFTP, IDEAS, OPEN Hospitality, Rainmaker, TIG Global, TravelCLICK and Vizergy. For more information on the Revenue Management & Internet Marketing Strategy Conference, or to view a full schedule visit .
About HSMAI | HSMAI is the hospitality industry source for knowledge, community, and recognition for leaders committed to professional development, sales growth, revenue optimization, marketing, and branding. With a strong focus on education, HSMAI has become the industry champion in identifying and communicating trends in the hospitality industry, and bringing together customers and members at annual events, including HSMAI's Affordable Meetings®. Founded in 1927, HSMAI is an individual membership organization comprising more than 7,000 members worldwide, with 40 chapters in the Americas Region. For more information on HSMAI, contact the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International, 1760 Old Meadow Road, Suite 500, McLean, Va. 22102; (703) 506-3280; fax (703) 506-3266, or visit the website at .
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