|MCLEAN, VA (Feb. 10, 2004) – In 2004, the Hospitality Sales & Marketing
Association International (HSMAI) will present a comprehensive line-up
of industry events and programs, delivering educational sessions and strategy
conferences as well as business-to-business forums for buyers and suppliers
of hospitality, travel and tourism.
HSMAI events are invaluable for sales and marketing professionals looking to hone their skills, network with customers and stay abreast of industry changes. Following is the current schedule of events.
HSMAI Airline & Hotel Contracting Strategy Conference
The debut of a new, exclusive symposium serving the $1 billion airline contract market segment will be a results-oriented, educational and information packed day-and-a-half event, with keynote addresses, panel discussions and break-out brainstorming sessions. This exclusive forum, which is free to qualified airline management, will address the top five issues of interest: contracting, ground transportation, safety and security, applicable sales tax laws and accounting. Call HSMAI at (703) 610-9024 or log-on to www.hsmai.org.
4th Annual Resort Management Conference
In a new joint venture with the University of Denver, HSMAI will develop and deliver content for the two days of educational programming that is specifically targeted to resort management, general managers, director of sales of marketing and other department heads. The program will feature nationally-known working resort professionals and industry experts, such as Peter Yesawich, Ph.D., president & CEO, Yesawich, Pepperdine, Brown & Russell, and Mark Lomanno, president of Smith Travel Research. Call Nicci Crowley at (303) 871-4226 or log on to www.resortconference.com.
HSMAI Hotel Internet Marketing Strategy Conference
This half-day program, a follow-up to the debut conference in December, summarizes the issues and challenges that Internet marketers face, addresses the implications, and provides solutions and strategies. Call HSMAI at (703) 610-9024 or log-on to www.hsmai.org.
HSMAI Revenue Management Strategy Conference
The launch of a full-day forum that addresses the issues, trends and
opportunities faced by those engaged in the business of revenue management
for travel and hospitality. Call HSMAI at (703) 610-9024 or log-on to www.hsmai.org.
HSMAI/NYU Strategy Conference – Outlook 2005
Organized by HSMAI and NYU, a special Strategy Conference – Outlook 2005 – where industry marketing experts, strategists and research minds will summarize forecasts for the coming year. Call HSMAI at (703) 610-9024 or log-on to www.hsmai.org.
HSMAI Hotel Internet Marketing Strategy Conference
This half-day program summarizes the issues and challenges that Internet marketers face, addresses the implications, and provides solutions and strategies. Call HSMAI at (703) 610-9024 or log-on to www.hsmai.org.
HSMAI, in partnership with HSA International, debuts its new HSMAI University, providing a wide-ranging schedule of course offerings and learning experiences in public venue, private label and online formats. Included in the initial roll-out are one- and two-day seminars and workshops, as well as a monthly series of 75-minute “LIVE” net conferences featuring industry experts discussing key issues within the realm of revenue management and electronic distribution. Among the first public venue offerings are workshops on the basic sales process, advanced catering sales strategies and tactics, and Internet sales development.
The first workshops are the “Sales Essentials” public venue courses to be held in eight cities:
March 25-26: Los Angeles, CA, Los Angeles Athletic Club
For more information and a schedule of classes, contact HSMAI at (703) 610-9024 or www.hsmai.org, or HSA at (954) 432-7301 or www.hsa.com.
HSMAI’s Affordable Meetings®
Three shows held annually for meeting planners and suppliers, HSMAI’s Affordable MeetingsÒ provides meeting planners with free educational workshops on topics related to affordable meeting planning, plus an impressive trade show component featuring exhibitors from a cross-section of the travel industry, including hotels and resorts, CVBs, destination management companies, airlines, etc. The 2004 schedule is as follows:
April 14-15, 2004
June 9-10, 2004
Sept. 8-9, 2004
Contact: HSMAI’s Affordable Meetings® c/o George Little Management (GLM), Ten Bank Street, White Plains, NY 10606-1954 Beth Petersen, show manager, (914) 421-3377; Fax (914) 948-2918 E-mail: email@example.com; www.affordablemeetings.com
HSMAI Meetings Quest – Fall Series
HSMAI Meetings Quest is a one-day show featuring educational sessions, a reception and luncheon with speaker(s), and an afternoon trade show providing meeting planners with one-on-one visits with suppliers.
The 2004 fall series will be held as follows:
Sept. 2: Boston
Contact: HSMAI Meetings Quest c/o JTDunn Enterprises, 513 Commerce Drive, Upper Marlboro, MD 20774. (301) 249-4600, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; www.meetingsquest.com.
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|Also See:||Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) Events for 2003 / June 2003|
|HSMAI Calendar of Events 2002 / All the Facts / March 2002 / July 2003|