• 2020 Summit’s

    The theme for 2020 is
    Organisational Collaboration “The Key to Future Proofing the Irish Hospitality Sector”
    With panel discussions and talks from all key stakeholders in the Hospitality sector it’s a must attend event for all business looking to expand their reach and grow their business.


     Agenda 2020

    Speakers to be announced shortly

    Tuesday 25th February


    Hospitality Summit Fit Out Summit Tech Summit
    Morning Session The Future of Hospitality

    Analysis of current marketplace and predicting trends for the future. Among the key topics that will be discussed are – the current threats of closure due to high rates and insurance costs, wage increases, VAT increase, potential calories on menus as well as a preview of plan for Central Plaza in Dublin city.

    Collaborative Planning

    Analysis of the current marketplace and an outlook at the future industry trends




    Hospitality Connectivity

    The latest technological trends in the hospitality sector will be discussed.




    Afternoon Session Staffing - Recruitment and Retention

    The challenges to get new people into the industry, train them, motivate them and retain them is foremost on the minds of owners. Motivating staff is key to retention and some of the topics that will be discussed include internal staff communication Apps, employee of the year awards, staff surveys, training & development, Management Development Programmes, employee engagement and much more.

    The Future of Architecture

    Examples of how Central Plaza Dublin, Center Parcs and Powerscourt Distillery Visitor Centre have transformed the landscape.






    The impact of technology on the guest experience

    Case studies from across Europe.







    Wednesday 26th


    Hospitality Summit Fit Out Summit Tech Summit
    Morning Session Finance Session

    The different options and challenges in raising finance as well as what new developments are on the horizon and the latest financial models will be considered

    Design and Fit-Out

    Learn about the latest trends in design, colour and use of space in the hospitality sector. See how The Cliff House Ardmore and retailers are shaping the way we experience their properties.

    Social Media & PR

    Latest trends and impact of social media on brand imagery will be discussed.

    Afternoon Session Maximising revenue from guests

    How to maximise revenue from guests, including new approaches and new methods will be discussed. Speakers will show that bidding for upgrades and other ways of engaging with guests will increase revenues and create greater loyalty.

    Retail & Financing Technology and Revenue

    The latest advances in technology and how it will improve bottom line performance will be demonstrated.


    Speaker Participating Companies


Partners 2020