HOTEC Ops & Tech: Premier event for decision-makers


HOTEC Operations & Technology is fast approaching, the preeminent VIP event designed specifically for professionals in the operations and technology sectors of hospitality. The three-night event brings together pre-qualified decision-makers from hotels, cruise lines, management companies, purchasing firms and more, face-to-face with suppliers representing innovative products and services.

Suppliers represent a range of operations and technology categories, including: Linens, Food & Beverage, Cleaning & Maintenance Products, Amenities, Bath Products, Energy Management, Network & Infrastructure, Mobile & Cloud Computing and AV Equipment/Systems.

This year's event will be hosted at The Omni Barton Creek Resort in Austin, Texas, April 11th-14th. The event is an intimate affair, and with all delegates staying together at one venue, it provides ample networking and relationship-development opportunities.


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The HOTEC format is the reason behind its success and a delegate's ROI: face-to-face interaction. The casual, intimate atmosphere affords buyers and suppliers the opportunity to learn not only about each other's business and products, but each other, on a personal level. This is how long-lasting business binds are formed, and it is at the fundamental core of HOTEC Operations & Technology.

Beyond the interaction is the fact that the event itself is not large and unruly. Since delegates are pre-qualified, the event is controlled: 40 to 45 industry-leading buyers meeting with roughly 50 key suppliers. It's where real business gets done. 

Further details:

As a fully-hosted buyer, you receive the following at no cost:

  • Flights and transfers   
  • Three nights hotel accommodations
  • Event program activities
  • Complimentary meals and networking events
  • Personalized appointment schedule

For suppliers, it's all about control and delivery. You select the buyers you wish to meet; you receive a personalized schedule of one-on-one meetings incorporating your requests and those selected by the buyers. At HOTEC, you will conduct months' worth of sales calls and meetings over 2.5 days and 3 nights. No booths, no time wasters, simply powerful one-on-one appointments and face-time with decision-makers.

The benefits are robust:

  • Quality, one-on-one time with qualified buyers
  • Pre-selection of buyers you want to meet
  • Guaranteed limited competition
  • Endless relationship-building opportunities
  • Industry insights and high-caliber educational panels, including a keynote by Glenn Haussman
  • Additional exposure via our media partner, Hotel Management

To learn more about HOTEC Operations & Technology, please refer to the site's website, here, or contact event director, Rob Shannon.


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