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Attend InnDependent Lodging Executive Summit at HI Connect 2016
Nashville March 17-19, 2016

Click here to register and as an IBC member, you may be eligible for complimentary sponsorship to join IBC for three days of the ultimate idea exchange.*

Top industry leaders will be sharing their insights on the hospitality market, coupled with serious take home value at the 2016 InnDependent Lodging Executive Summit at HI Connect March 17-19, 2016 in Nashville, TN

This year's HI Connect event will include the second-annual InnDependent Lodging Summit just for independent hoteliers like you. Plus, you'll have access to:

♦  Expert panels, meetings and educational sessions
♦  HI Connect Design studio with 50 unique vignettes showcasing guest rooms, bathrooms and public spaces in an actual hotel environment reflecting all marketing segments from midscale to luxury.
♦  Nightly networking events that include:

  • Opening night dinner at Delta Island.
  • Elegant event at the HI Connect 2016 People's Choice Awards Gala reception and dinner.
  • Cultivate new relationships while strengthening existing ones
  • Enjoy culinary meals, handcrafted cocktails all included in your Registration.

♦  Experience and hear about cutting edge new product debuts and amazing ROI on countless innovation solutions.

Mark your calendars for March 17-19 and preregister now for IBC at HI Connect-the hospitality industry's most stimulating and productive experience.

Please complete the form on the link below and we will confirm your eligibility to attend.
www.inndependentlodgingconference.com

* To qualify, hotelier must represent independently-owned property with at least 100 rooms. IBC’s complimentary registration includes flight voucher of up to $500, three nights hotel stay, and entry to HI Connect valued at $1495.

About InnDependent Boutique Collection

IBC Hotels, one of the largest independent hotel companies, with 6300+ members representing 170 countries and over 2,000,000 rooms and suites. IBC is dedicated to providing guests with a unique, non-cookie cutter hotel experience in addition to providing value-added amenities and resort locations to its guests. Guests love the InnDependent InnCentives loyalty program that provides a free stay at any worldwide IBC Hotel of their choice after booking 12 nights on IBC. InnDependent InnCentives has no blackouts and is easy. IBC does all the work for you. Stay Independent, Get Rewarded.

IBC (www.ibchotels.com) founded by Pamela Barnhill who grew up in the independent hotel business, daughter of an Independent Hotelier/Owner/Manager, Pamela experienced first-hand the sales and marketing trials and lack of cost-effective operations resources for independent hoteliers. To combat the lack of affordable resources, Pamela founded IBC (InnDependent Boutique Collection) Hotels which is Independent Hotel Network to address this problem of feeling like operating on an island. To date, Pamela is President and COO of independent hotels which she has successfully tested these sales/marketing/operations methods.

Hoteliers love IBC. Hoteliers no longer have to pay the 15-30% to OTAs as IBC Hotels has a no-risk solution for many independent hotel owners — Pay only 10% of the incremental revenue based on reservations IBC sends the hotel and the hotel receives added reservations, a strong independent network along with the free InnDependent InnCentives travel rewards frequent traveler program. No high fees. No Hassle. IBC was founded by Independent Hoteliers and knows what it means to run a hotel independently and the challenges it bears. “Solutions for Independent Hoteliers by Independent Hoteliers”

Contact: Pamela Barnhill

pbarnhill@ibchotels.com

About Independent Lodging Industry Association

Independent Lodging Industry Association has been formed to promote, protect and advance the interests of independent lodging properties, lodging owners, independently owned franchised hotels, management teams, and other industry professionals to provide a network of resources to support member efficiency, profitability and professionalism. First and foremost is our view that a vibrant lodging industry that offers the greatest choice best serves the travelling public.

The Independent Lodging Industry Association (ILIA) was founded by The California Lodging Industry Association (CLIA) in 2010. CLIA was founded in 1946 and represents the voice of lodging owners and operators. ILIA’s nearly 5,000 members are small business people made up of independent hotel owners and operators.

ILIA’s mission is to provide an outlet to hotels in all states to have representation in Washington D.C. and their State Capitol. ILIA exists to promote consumer choice in the travel industry and support the free-market against attempts to limit competition.

Every year, laws are passed that impact the lodging industry. Chain hotels and corporate franchises have dominated the policy making process and independently owned hotels currently do not have a seat at the table. Fair franchising laws, burdensome tax regulations, transient occupancy taxes, and many other issues are decided in halls of the Capitol from Sacramento to Washington, D.C. ILIA will level the playing field and allow independent hotels a seat at the table.

ILIA focuses on four key components: Advocacy, Education, Networking, and Resources.

Contact: Bobbie Singh-Allen

bobbie@independentlodging.org

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