Opportunities to generate leads, close sales,
and get inspired are everywhere at
HX: The Hotel Experience—Rooms to Restaurants


With 10,000+ hospitality pros in one exhilarating hospitality show, you have the chance to network, sell, and invigorate your business.

If you’re serious about hospitality, you’re seriously here.

HX: The Hotel Experience is hospitality’s hottest venue for sharing inspiration, information, and innovation. Over 85% of attendees are key influencers and decision makers, so opportunities to connect and grow your business are everywhere. Come re-imagine what’s possible in hospitality at HX: The Hotel Experience—Rooms to Restaurants.


INTERESTED IN ATTENDING
HX 2017?

A

Tracy Arthur
Marketing Manager
Hcareers

B

Ned Barker
CEO
Grill Venture International
Jennifer Baum
Founder & President
Bullfrog+Baum
Andrea Belfanti
International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC)
Alan Benjamin
President
Benjamin West, LLLP
Tara Berman
Managing Partner
TaraPaige Group
Grace Best
Director of Marketing and Sustainability
Imperial Bag & Paper Co.
Ash Bhasin
General Manager
SIXTY SoHo
Geoff Bishop
Senior Director, Innovation Strategy
Marriott International
Will Blunt
Starchefs
Mark Boccia
Vice President Learning + Development
Marriott International
Bill Bonbrest
TAO Group
Ray Burger
President
Pineapple Hospitality
Dan Burgoni
Senior Director of Business Development
FOH

C

Fig Cakar
Managing Director
SiteMinder
Joe Carbonara
Editorial Director
FE&S Magazine
Nicole Carlino
Senior Associate Editor
Hotel Business
Shu Chowdhury
Founder and CEO
Salido
Glen Coben
founder
Glen & Co. Architecture
Pablo Cohan
Senior Business Leader, U.S. Digital Payments, MasterCard
MasterCard
Brad Cohen
Senior Director
Eastern Consolidated
Sean Cohen
Senior Creative Director
TravelClick
Leonard Condenzio
CEO & Executive Principal
Ricca Design Studios
Lindsay Culbreath
Senior Director, Business Development & Marketing
STR

D

Ben Daitz
Co-Founder
Num Pang Sandwich Shoppe
Christine Devers
General Manager
Renaissance New York Times Square Hotel
Joe Dobias
Joe & Misses Doe
Peter Dooley
Chief Information Security Officer
IHG

E

Dahlia El Gazzar
Idea Igniteur + Tech Evangelist
DAHLIA+

F

Valerie Ferguson
Director, Experience Planning and Integration, Hotels & Resorts
Walt Disney Parks & Resorts
Joe Ferri
President
Pecinka Ferri Associates
Kevin Fink
President
NAFEM - North American Association of Food Equipment Manufacturers
Sean Fountaine
Executive Chef
Long Island Aquarium/Atlantis Banquets & Events
Karl Franz
67 Orange
Paul Freedman
Chester D. Tripp Professor of History
Yale University

G

Gilad Goren
Founder and Chair Person
Travel+SocialGood
Micah Green
President & Chief Executive Officer
Maidbot

H

Steven Hall
President
Hall PR
Mike Hampton
Dean
Florida International University - Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism ManagementFlorida International University - Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management
Ryan Hardy
Chef
Charlie Bird and Pasquale Jones
Glenn Hasek
Publisher & Editor
Green Lodging News
Darlene Henke, ISHC
President
Audit Logistics LLC
Roger Hill
chief executive officer
The Gettys Group
Ted Hopcroft
Senior Director of IT
Starwood Hotels & Resorts
Jennifer Hsieh
Vice President, Insight, Strategy, and Innovation
Marriott International, Inc.

J

Sophie Johnson
Director of Customer Success
Social Tables

K

Sarah Kennedy-Ellis
Vice President, Marketing + Digital Experience
Sabre
Fred Klashman
Publisher
Total Food Service News
Jed Kleckner
CEO
delivery.com

L

Michael Laiskonis
Institute of Culinary Education
Tessa Lau
CTO and Chief Robot Whisperer
Leslie Lefkowitz
Principal
Leslie Lefkowitz Communications
Gregg Lewis
Owner
1-800 bartend
Terry Lewis
General Manager
Sheraton New York Times Square
Beth Lorenzini
Editor-in-Chief
Foodservice Equipment Reports
Bill Lukashok
Executive Vice President
Hill Country Hospitality

M

Kirby Mallon
Owner & President
Elmer Schultz
Chip McIntyre
Senior Vice President of Strategic Sourcing
Avendra, LLC
Thomas McQuillan
Baldor Specialty Foods
Alexa Mehraban
Founder
Eating My NYC, LLC
Manish Mehrotra
Indian Accent
Nick Mercogliano
Corporate Executive Chef
Pecinka Ferri Associates
Kris Morphis
Foodesign Associates, Inc.

N

Mike Nalley, CHA, CHE, CHT
Assistant Professor
University of Central Florida
Nikhil Nath
CEO
Knowcross

P

Jeffrey Parker, CHTP
Vice President of Hotel Technology
Interstate Hotels and Resorts
Pete Pearson
Director - Food Waste US
Hotel Business
Erin Pepper
Hospitality Consultant
Alex Perez
Chief Operating Office
Fresh & Co.
Dr. Ruth Petran
Vice President, Food Safety and Public Health
Ecolab
Ron Pohl
Senior Vice President, Brand Management
Best Western Hotels & Resorts

Q

Sarah Quinlan
Senior Vice President, Market Insights
MasterCard

R

Victoria Rehkugler
Customer Success Manager
Leanpath
Eric Ricaurte
Founder and CEO
Greenview
Carolyn Richmond
Chair - Hospitality Practice Group
Fox Rothschild LLP
Andrew Rigie
Executive Director
New York City Hospitality Alliance
Shannon Rinella
Senior Director, Learning & Career Development
Interstate Hotels & Resorts
Marie Russo
Senior Vice President of Account Data Compromise
MasterCard

S

Mona Safabakhsh
Chief Strategy Officer
Dig Inn
Ibrahim Salam
Area Director of Revenue & Distribution
The William Vale Hotel
Cornelia Samara
General Manager
1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge
Ken Schwartz
President
SSA Food Service Design & Consulting
Nikita Scott
Chair
Surfrider Foundation
Paul Seres
President & CEO
Helios Hospitality
Gray Shealy
Executive Director, Master’s of Hospitality Management Program
Georgetown University
Chad Sorensen
CHMWarnick
Daniela Soto-Innes
Chef de Cuisine
Cosme
Arlene Spiegel
President
Arlene Spiegel & Associates, Inc.
Kevin Spruill
Senior Manager, Vertical Programs-Hospitality
Spectrum Enterprise - Formerly Time Warner Cable Business Class
Karen Stabiner
Author
Generation Chef
Max Starkov
President and CEO
HeBs Digital
Jay Stein
CEO
Dream Hotel Group
J. Russell Stilwell
Principal
Next Step Design

T

Stuart Taylor
Senior Director, Global Payment Strategy
Oracle
Deanna Ting
Hospitality Editor
Skift
Terence Tubridy
Owner & Managing Partner
In Good Company Hospitality
Morgan Tucker
Director of Business Development
M. Tucker Co
Dave Turner
Chief Evangelist/Editor
Tabletop Journal

V

Ulysses Vidal
Bar Manager
Employees Only

W

Ian Wallace
President
Dispenser Amenities, Inc
Connie Wang
General Manager
NYLO New York City
Liz Weiss
H. Weiss Inc.
Samantha Wender
Producer
NBC TV
Rick Werber
Senior Vice President, Engineering and Sustainability, Design and Construction Department
Host Hotels & Resorts
Fatena Williams
Chair of Sustainability Committee
Hotel Association of NYC
Melba Wilson
Melba's Restaurant
Mark Woodworth
Senior Managing Director, Head of Lodging Research
CBRE Hotels' Americas Research
Dr. Qing Wu
Senior Economist
Google

Z

Stephen Zagor
Dean of Business and Industry Studies
The Institute of Culinary Education
Konstantin Zvereff
Founder and CEO
Blue Cart