Hospitality Technology Forum and Awards 2016 Press Release

Hospitality Technology Forum and Awards 2016 Press Release

Technology Meets Innovation this November at the 2016 Hospitality Technology Forum 2016

In less than just 2 months, Hospitality Technology leaders, decision makers, technology suppliers/distributors, Vendors, Investors, Hospitality Consultants and other key stake holders driving the growth of the regions Hospitality sector will gather to discuss latest trends and innovations at the 2016 Hospitality Technology Forum.

The second edition of the high level event will hold on the 8th of November, 2016 at the luxurious Burj Al Arab Hotel, Dubai and will feature latest topics, trends and ideas in the field of innovations and technology driving customer engagement and interactions in the Hospitality Industry.


As diversification continues to become the new normal in the region’s economic strategies, opportunities and investments in the Tourism and Hospitality industry can only be expected to grow and expand. With new deals being signed this year for new Projects and developments across the region and with Dubai currently standing out with around 612 Hotels with 85,000 rooms and plans to deliver additional 140 Hotels with 30,000 rooms in the emirate by the end of this year and many more up for delivery next year. Continuous embrace of technology to control operational cost, customer engagement, experience and satisfaction will no doubt ensure that this growth momentum is sustained.


The Hospitality Technology Forum 2016 will therefore create a platform for key senior decision makers in the Hospitality sector and Technology vendors to connect and network as business owners and managers find the growing need to prioritize their investment on product Innovation and quality and renovation of existing technology.


The event will host over 150 delegates consisting of General Managers, Chief Information Officers, Chief Technology Officers, Director of Head of Engineering, IT- Directors, Purchasing, AV Managers, Procurements etc. from across Hospitality sector, IT/Technology companies, suppliers, government and Hospitality consultancy firms.


HTF2016 will feature Industry experts and players as speakers and panellist, demonstrating thought leadership on important subject areas that are important to the industry through its general sessions, workshops and B2B round table sessions. Some of these topics include: POS Management, Cloud Computing, Security (Advanced Persistent Threat), Mobile App Solutions, Green Technology, AV and Imaging Solutions, Wi-Fi Road Map, Revenue Management / Payment, Workforce Management, Guestroom Technology, Big Data (Store, Manage, Secure).


Some of the Speakers lined up include:  Samer Soliman, Managing Director-Acquiring Network International; Hicham Sharara, Consultant at Egon Zehnder, Middle East; Simon Green, Partner, Charles Russels Speechlys; Florian Kriechbaumer,  Director of Development and Operation at INTEREL Middle East.




The Hospitality Technology Forum 2016 will be in conjunction with the Hospitality Technology Awards HTA which will recognize and celebrate innovation and excellence best practices displayed by distinguished Hotels and industry players in the use of technology to deliver great experience to their customers. The award categories include: Best Use of Technology as Marketing Platform, Hospitality Innovator, Customer Engagement Innovator, Best Green Technology & Sustainability, Most Technology Friendly Venue, Favourite Technology Supplier- Hotels, Favourite Technology Supplier-Restaurants and Best in digital Technology.





Some of the 2015 winners include: Courtyard by Marriott Abu Dhabi, Masdar Institute of Technology, ARMANI Hotel, First Central Hotel Suits, Cisco, JW Marriot Marquis, Zomato and Raviz Center

Point Hotel.


HTF 2016 therefore presents an excellent platform for multiple networking opportunities to position your business as a thought leader highlighting your core competence, generate genuine leads and references, share insight and expertise on Industry challenges and opportunities and reach your target audience.


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