Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International
Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International
Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International
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HSMAI’s Revenue Optimization Conference (ROC) Convenes Hotel Revenue Management Executives in Toronto
The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI), is pleased to announce that the Revenue Optimization Conference (ROC) Americas will take place June 28, 2017, in Toronto, ON. For the first time in its fourteen year history, ROC comes to Canada, bringing together more than 600 hotel revenue management executives for education, collaboration, and innovation.


HSMAI’s ROCET Delivers Revenue Optimization Education to Hotel Revenue Managers
Fast-paced, one-day program delivers market specific tactical, strategic and leadership insights for hotel revenue managers in San Diego, Orange County, CA, and Honolulu in April.


HSMAI Honors Innovation at its 60th Annual Adrian Awards

HSMAI Announces Americas Board of Directors and Executive Committee for 2017
The Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) is pleased to announce its 2017 Americas Board of Directors, Executive Committee, and Expert Communities Chairs. Jeff Senior, Vice President Marketing at KSL Resorts, continues his service during the second and final year of his term as HSMAI Americas Chair.


HSMAI Explores Innovative Solutions at Digital Marketing Strategy Conference

HSMAI Honors Randy Smith and Melanie Brandman with Lifetime Achievement Awards
The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association (HSMAI) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016 HSMAI Lifetime Achievement Awards. Randy Smith, Chairman & Co-Founder, STR, will be honored with the 2016 Albert E. Koehl Award, and Melanie Brandman, Founder & CEO, The Brandman Agency, has been selected as the recipient of the 2016 Winthrop W. Grice Award for Public Relations.

LodgIQ & HSMAI Forge Revolutionary Partnership
Unique partnership for HSMAI will heighten educational programming globally



2016 Honorees Announced for The HSMAI Top 25: Extraordinary Minds in Hospitality Sales, Marketing, Revenue Optimization


HSMAI and Libris Release Special Report on Hospitality and Travel Industry Use of Visual Assets
The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association (HSMAI) announces the release of The Lifecycle of Visual Assets in Hospitality and Travel. Produced in partnership with Libris by PhotoShelter, the special report offers a clear picture of how hospitality and travel professionals source, share, access, use, and measure return on investment of visual assets, such as photography and video.

HSMAI Releases Report on Revenue Management Leadership
The report examines the results of a recent survey of hotel management executives on their current work, the challenges facing the discipline, and the evolving skills and duties of senior revenue management professionals.


HSMAI Honors Arizona Chapter as HSMAI Chapter of the Year
HSMAI recognized its, “Best of the Best” chapters in the Americas Region for leadership, development, educational programming, and community involvement at HSMAI’s annual Mike Leven Leadership Conference. The HSMAI Arizona Chapter was honored as 2015-2016 Chapter of the Year.

HSMAI to Produce Executive T.H.I.N.K. Events in Cuba and at CES 2017
The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association is pleased to announce HSMAI Executive T.H.I.N.K. (Travel & Hospitality Innovation, Networking & Knowledge) programs will take place in Havana, Cuba, December 5 – 8, 2016, and Las Vegas, Nevada, January 5 – 7, 2017, at CES 2017. T.H.I.N.K. programs provide senior hospitality executives an experiential and unique learning opportunity.


HSMAI Seeking Nominations for Lifetime Achievement, Top 25 Extraordinary Minds Awards


Calling All Innovators: HSMAI Adrian Awards 2016 Open For Entry
60th Anniversary of Competition Honoring Travel Marketing Excellence


HSMAI Announces New Online Sales Training Course Sales2Win


HSMAI Names Revenue Management Professionals of the Year, Vanguard Award Honoree for 2016
The Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) is honored to name Christian Boerger, CRME, corporate director of revenue strategy, Pacific Hospitality Group, as its Corporate Revenue Management Professional of the Year; Emily Bowen, CRME, director of revenue, reservation and distribution, Penn State Hospitality Services, as its Single/Multi-unit Revenue Management Professional of the Year; and Dr. Ravi Mehrotra, who co-founded IDeaS Revenue Solutions in 1989, with the Vanguard Award for Lifetime Achievement in Revenue Management.