HSMAI to Reveal New Insights on Critical Skills for the Modern & Progressive Hospitality Sales Professional at the 10th Annual AsiaConnect Conference in Singapore
Robert Gilbert, Global CEO & President of HSMAI, will reveal the new skills that sales people need to be successful in the evolving world of hospitality sales. This will be followed by a panel session moderated by Lucas Peng, CEO of Peak Hospitality Solutions featuring Carmen Lam, VP Sales & Marketing AP, FRHI Hotels & Resorts and Andrew Chan, CEO - ACI HR Solutions, who will share their insights on how you can adjust and recalibrate your sales organization to transition to the modern sales professional.
Also headlining this year's program is Ani Bhalekar, a mobility solutions expert at Accenture Digital, who will deliver a keynote address on 'Tapping the Growth of the Mobility Marketplace', to help hospitality professionals stay ahead of the curve and be profitable.
Other key sessions include:
- Presentation on 'Ancillary Revenue, Upselling & the Mobile Platform' by Peter Ollerton - Director - Business Development South Pacific & North Asia and Milena Schmidt, Asst. Director at Nor1
- Panel on 'Opportunities for Integrating Revenue Management into the organization' with Moderator Maunik Thacker, SVP Marketing, Marina Bay Sands and Ben George, VP Revenue Management-Asia Pacific, Hilton Worldwide, Jeannette Ho, VP Revenue Management & Analytics, FRHI Hotels & Resorts and Jurgen Ortelee, VP Revenue Performance, Pan Pacific Hotels Group
- Presentation on 'Reviews, Reputation and ROI: Getting the most out of your online presence' by Pin Tsin Go, Territory Manager at TripAdvisor for Business
- The 'Voice of the Customer' panel moderated by John Mims, Managing Director of The Hunting Ridge Group with John Bowen, CEO of MediaConcepts, Laurens Van Den Oever, Global Director Travel & Tourism at GfK and Mike Lee, VP – Sales at Marina Bay Sands
Gold Sponsors: Nor1 and TripAdvisor, Table Sponsors: Far East Hospitality Management, FRHI Hotels & Resorts, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore Tourism Board, TravelCLICK, Content Sponsors/Partners: Peak Hospitality Solutions, Wiley, Cornell-Nanyang Institute of Hospitality Management, Sabre Hospitality Solutions and WIT.
HSMAI Members - SGD$195, Full-Time Faculty & Students – SGD$225, Sponsor's Rate – SGD$225, Non-Member Group (2 or more) – SGD$ 250, Non-Member Individual – SGD$300, HSMAI Membership & Conference Package – SGD$480.
About HSMAI Asia Pacific
Founded in 2005, HSMAI Asia Pacific's mission is to be the leading source for sales and marketing information, tools, insight, business development, and networking for professionals in the hospitality industry. With a strong focus on education, HSMAI has become the industry champion in identifying and communicating trends in the hospitality industry while operating as a leading voice for hotel sales, marketing and revenue management disciplines. Activities in the region are held in Greater China, Australia, and Southeast Asia. The region's signature educational conference, AsiaConnect, has been produced in Singapore, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Sydney, Melbourne, Bangkok and Beijing. For additional information, follow us on Twitter @hsmaiasia or on LinkedIn at HSMAI Asia Pacific. HSMAI AsiaPacific is a Region of Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) Global which is a federation of Regions committed to growing business for hotels and their partners, and is the industry's leading advocate for intelligent, sustainable hotel revenue growth. HSMAI is an individual membership organization comprising more than 7,000 members globally with a presence in the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe, and Middle East. www.hsmai.org
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