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The seminar program for Independent Hotel Show Miami 2024 features two education areas on the show floor – Innovation Stage and Business Center. The location is noted under each session title. All sessions over the two-day event are included with attendee registration.

Please note that the program is sorted by day. Select the day(s) of interest below to see all programming available for that day.

10:30 AM
  1. Innovation Stage
    This panel will explore the impact of AI on talent retention and recruitment within the hotel industry. Attendees will learn about AI tools that streamline hiring processes and enhance candidate match ...
11:00 AM
  1. Business Center
    The hospitality industry is going through a fast paced fusion between technology and meaningful personal interactions. In this presentation ResNexus experts will go over 5 tools to enhance your busine ...

    Sponsored by:

    ResNexus

11:30 AM
  1. Innovation Stage
    In today's competitive hospitality landscape, independent and boutique hotels possess a unique advantage: their distinctive character and individuality. However, effectively conveying this independent ...
12:30 PM
  1. Innovation Stage
    This session will identify and explore opportunities for creating one-of-a-kind experiences in a variety of settings, including crowded tourism destinations and more remote locations. The emphasis wil ...
1:00 PM
  1. Business Center
    Delve into the complexities of credit card processing fees and merchant costs, uncovering hidden fees that luxury hotels should be aware of. Explore different credit card processing pricing structures ...
1:30 PM
  1. Innovation Stage
    This panel will focus on how to identify the gap in female leadership within the hospitality industry; the importance of self-advocacy and network building for women’s advancement; how to overcome cha ...
2:00 PM
  1. Business Center
    Join us for an enlightening talk by Rich Tuckwell-Skuda on "Emotive Connection and Collaborative Tourism." In this engaging session, Rich will explore the power of emotional connections within the hot ...

    Sponsored by:

    TAG

3:00 PM
  1. Business Center
    In a landscape where vacation rentals and short-term hospitality increasingly lack in-person touchpoints, strategies to bridge this perceived service gap are essential. With guests often encountering ...
3:30 PM
  1. Innovation Stage
    Understand the importance of community integration in projects. In this session, we will explore the unique challenges and opportunities for community integration in the hospitality industry. We will ...
11:00 AM
  1. Business Center
    Join PriceLabs experts to discover how to elevate your property’s revenue strategy with actionable insights and cutting-edge technology. This session is tailored for hoteliers and aparthotel operators ...

    Sponsored by:

    PriceLabs

12:30 PM
  1. Innovation Stage
    In November 2023, Flamingo Lodge & Restaurant, the only hotel within Everglades National Park, opened to the public nearly 20 years after the original hotel was destroyed by hurricanes. Located at the ...
1:30 PM
  1. Innovation Stage
    Join this intimate discussion to hear the firsthand story of how Deidre Mathis made history as the first Black woman to own and operate a hostel in the United States. She founded Wanderstay Hospitalit ...
2:30 PM
  1. Innovation Stage
    AI is here to stay, but like all technological trends, the amount of information about how it may impact your business is overwhelming. This session will focus on the most important AI tools for hotel ...