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February 09, 2018

HOSPITALITY EVENTS



- New at Digital Signage Expo 2018 Emerging Tech Talks
- HFTP Announces Keynote Speakers for HITEC Amsterdam 2018
- Participate in HFTP’s Entrepreneur 20X at HITEC Amsterdam
- Penn State School of Hospitality Management and Alumni to Honor CEO of World’s Largest Hotel Company, Arne Sorenson, in 2018
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New at Digital Signage Expo 2018 Emerging Tech Talks
Digital Signage Expo (DSE), one of the world’s largest international trade shows and educational conferences dedicated to digital displays, interactive technology and digital communications networks, announced that Michelle Collins, president and executive creative director for A Non-Agency, will present an Emerging Tech Talks topic at DSE 2018 entitled, “Facial Recognition Technology: Does it Have a Place in Luxury Beauty Experiences?” This 45-minute session will take place on Wednesday, March 28, at 1 p.m. and will deliver insights, lessons learned and perspectives on the use of facial recognition technology for a millennial audience.
http://www.dse2018.com
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HFTP Announces Keynote Speakers for HITEC Amsterdam 2018
Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®), producer of the Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition and Conference (HITEC®), announced that Frits van Paasschen and Nancy Rademaker will serve as keynote speakers for HITEC Amsterdam 2018. Rademaker will present the opening keynote on April 12 from 09:00 to 10:30 am about “Extreme Customer Centricity in a Networked World.” Van Paasschen will present the closing keynote on April 13 from 1:30 to 3:00 pm about “Improving Your Odds of Success in a Time of Accelerating Change and Disruption.”
https://www.hftp.org/hitec/
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Participate in HFTP’s Entrepreneur 20X at HITEC Amsterdam
Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals is currently accepting applications for participants, judges and mentors for Entrepreneur 20X (E20X) at HITEC Amsterdam. Those who wish to participate in the European version of E20X can apply online. E20X Amsterdam, a pre-conference event, will take place at 14:30 on Wednesday, 11 April at the RAI Convention Center in Amsterdam.
https://www.hftp.org/hitec/
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Penn State School of Hospitality Management and Alumni to Honor CEO of World’s Largest Hotel Company, Arne Sorenson, in 2018
The Penn State School of Hospitality Management in the College of Health and Human Development and The Penn State Hotel & Restaurant Society (PSHRS), has named Arne Sorenson, president and CEO of Marriott International, as the 2018 Hospitality Executive of the Year. With Marriott’s purchase of Starwood last year, it reigns as the world’ largest hotel company with more than 6,000 hotels, more than 1 million rooms and 30+ brands in 122 countries. The University will honor Sorenson at a reception at the historic Nittany Lion Inn on April 12, 2018.
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