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Independent Hotel Show Miami features two education areas on the show floor – the Innovation Stage and Business Center.
All sessions over the two-day event are included with attendee registration.

Innovation Stage

Innovation Stage

The Innovation Stage hosts 5-6 education sessions per day, covering the latest hotel trends and cutting-edge innovation with the goal of developing ground-breaking ideas and engaging conversations relevant to the boutique, lifestyle, and luxury hotel sectors.

The 2023 program and topics included:

  • Behind the Stars: Demystifying the Forbes Travel Guide Rating Process
  • Championing Independents: Preserving Individuality while Leveraging Collective Strength
  • Sustainability: Expectations of the Conscious Traveler 
  • Staffing/HR Challenges, Solutions and Opportunities
  • Women GMs & The Changing Face of the Hospitality Industry
  • Case Study: Lingering Supply Chain Issues and How to Overcome Them 
  • A Destination for Locals and Travelers: The Importance of Branding & Experience
  • Marketing Strategy to Increase Direct Bookings and Maximize Profits
Business Center

Business Center

The Business Center is a relaxed environment on the show floor where knowledge can be gained and shared. These tailored campfire-esque sessions led by exhibitors, up to 6 per day, provide a unique mix of presentations, products, and solutions for hoteliers.