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The Innovation Stage is the on-floor education hub which will host 5 to 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 program and topics currently in development will include:

  • Earning Your Stars: a workshop for hotel management

  • A Destination for Locals and Travelers: The Importance of Branding & Experience
  • Partnering with Event Organizers: Creating Demand and Adding Value
  • Icons Only: The Creative Directors Panel
  • Design Challenge: Historic Properties
  • Tech Talk: Featuring 3 Technology Vendors Curated by Hoteliers of the Independent Hotel Show Miami Advisory Board
  • Hospitality Marketing and the Metaverse
  • State of the Hospitality Industry
  • Sustainability: Expectations of the Conscious Traveler 
  • Women GMs Roundtable with the Greater Miami and Beaches Hotel Association – Focus on Boutique, Luxury, and Lifestyle Properties

All sessions over the two-day event are included with attendee registration.