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Independent Hotel Show 2018

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Discover design at The Independent Hotel Show 2018

The Independent Hotel Show, presented by James Hallam Insurance Brokers
– returns to Olympia London on 16 and 17 October loaded with content designed
to inspire hoteliers.

Design and
innovation are at the core of every Independent Hotel Show. Simply take a look
at the brilliant line-up of curated exhibitors, from interiors, tech and
wellbeing, to F&B, marketing and finance, plus more. Every year the show
works with design partners to create amazing spaces for meeting and networking,
and an unmissable programme of seminars delivers sharp insight into trends and
practical solutions.

A vision

See ‘The Hotel Room of The Future’ at this year’s show. Designed in
partnership with Two’s Company Interior Design – codirected by BIID president
Gilly Craft, ‘The Hotel Room of The Future’ is the sequel to 2017’s ‘Perfect
Hotel Bedroom’ installation. If you’re keen to know what’s around the corner,
step inside and if you want to know more, read the dedicated report containing
research gleaned from roundtables with tech, design and hospitality

What’s on
at the show

Central networking space The Lobby, powered by Criton and designed by
Cappellini, whose furniture can be found in permanent collections in museums
around the world, promises to take visitors to a place ‘between imagination and
reality’ with their chosen design.

In The Suite, a haven of calm for VIP hoteliers, speakers, show partners
and their guests, see furnishings and interiors featuring bold colours, luxe
finishes and eccentric prints thanks to partner Valdivian.

Against the kaleidoscopic backdrop of the Innovation Stage designed by
Elli Pop, in partnership with eviivo, hear experts speak about the journey of ‘The
Hotel Room of The Future’, and hear panel discussions on ‘Designing the 21st
Century’, digital capitalization and more.

It’s all about on-trend tactile velvets and metallic accents at the designed Business Theatre, in partnership with Sky. Hear the
industry’s finest discuss how to create an authentic brand through design and
embrace ‘place making’ giving your hotel personality and purpose.

Be bold in The Dyson Meeting Space, designed by Galapagos, and take part
in facilitated ‘speed networking’ sessions to better engage with industry peers.
Whether you’re a young hotelier or a female entrepreneur, seeking financial
guidance or aiming to build relationships with regional businesses and more,
there will be sessions for everyone.

The Independent Hotel Show is complimentary for BIID members to attend and you can
register your place here

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