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Hospitality Exchange 2017

Sorry this event has now finished.

Hospitality Exchange, the event for everyone who works in the hospitality industry, is back in the Crowne Plaza Belfast on 17th & 18th October. Whether you own, manage or work in a hotel, B&B, pub, restaurant, museum, airline or coffee shop: if you’re interested in developing and want to tap into innovation to drive business, then Hospitality Exchange is where you need to be!

This event has now ended but please CLICK HERE to view the presentations from the sessions.


Over 50 exhibitors will be on site showcasing innovation within the industry at this free exhibition, which is open from 8.30am – 5pm on Tuesday and 9.00am – 2pm on Wednesday.

Tuesday 17th October

Breakfast to go
08.30 | FREE
Start the day the relaxing way. Beat the traffic, breakfast for free and explore the exhibition.

Chef Demo
14.00 | £35
The Yummy Brummie, Glynn Purnell and beer chef, Owen Murtagh with everything you need to know about food.

12.45 | £15
Something a bit different from the Crowne Plaza kitchen for Tuesday’s casual lunch.

Sales Masterclass
14.00 | £25
Damian McAlonan from the Boost Partnership will conduct an interactive session on closing the deal and engaging the customer.

Meet and Mingle
17.00 | FREE
The wind-down to day one includes a glass of wine and the first opportunity to view the Federation’s new hotel expansion report.

Wednesday 18th October

Business Breakfast
08.00 | £20
Serving up insights into hotel expansion, industry performance and economic growth. A free copy of the Federation’s new report will be available to all delegates.

Tourism Live
10.45 | £25
Debate and discussion on the dynamics of Northern Ireland’s burgeoning tourism sector.

Speaker Lunch
12.45 | £35
John Scanlon, General Manager at 45 Park Lane, will regale diners with his career at one of the world’s most prestigious hotel groups.

The Downtown Dinner
19.30 | £75
The Gala Ball will have a genteel theme, with echoes of the early 20th Century.

Click here to view programme

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