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