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Hospitality Exchange 2019

30 September 2019

Business event for the tourism and hospitality industry

This year the Northern Ireland Hotels Federation will host their 20th Hospitality Exchange event. The two day conference aims to help the hospitality sector develop and tap into innovation to drive business.

Who should attend?
This event is for anyone who works for the hospitality industry, including managers, owners and workers at:

  • hotels
  • B&Bs
  • pubs
  • restaurants
  • museums
  • airlines
  • coffee shops   

Event content
The event includes a trade exhibition and speaker sessions on a range of topics. Expert speakers include: 

  • Theo Randall, chef
  • Chris Bavin, TV commentator
  • Rob Kwortnik, Cornell professor 
  • Neil Gibson, economist
  • Sarah Duignan, speaking on forecasting
  • Ian Taylor, speaking on hotels
  • Paula Ellis, speaking on recruitment 
  • Pól Ó Conghaile, speaking on great food experiences

The event concludes with a celebration ball. 

Event details
The event will take place as follows:

Date: 15-16 October 2019
Venue: Crowne Plaza, Shaws Bridge, Belfast 
Cost: the exhibition is free to attend and speaker sessions are priced individually at £25-35 each

Find out more and book tickets