The inaugural Independent Hotel Show will take place on 16-17 October 2012 at Olympia London. It promises to be a unique trade event for independent, luxury and boutique hoteliers as well as owners and operators of B&Bs, pubs and restaurants with rooms.
The show offers an environment to bring owners, operators and decision-makers together with industry suppliers, service providers and designers.
There will be over 150 exhibitors across categories such as interior design, technology and software, audio and entertainment, hotel products and amenities, and health and wellness.
The two-day event will also offer visitors a networking arena in the shape of the Hub Bar designed by architectural practice Stiff & Trevillion.
Some of the industry's most successful hotel operators and commentators will share their perspectives during the show - see bottom of page for details. You can register for the free sessions at http://independenthotelshow.co.uk/business-session-timetable
Destination Spa - for help on how to deliver and maintain a tailor-made, luxury spa service
Breakfast, Bedroom and Bar - a selection of the finest food, drink and accessory products
Business Clinic - free one-to-one tailored expert advice on anything that impacts your business, from accountancy and recruitment through to merchant services and property development
HIGH CAPACITY COFFEE
USP High-volume demand
Details The Aguila is Nespresso's professional machine specially designed to combine the best of traditional coffee-making methods with the latest advances, delivering quality for high-volume establishments. Four extraction heads work simultaneously, enabling front-of-house staff to increase capacity during peak hours. An internet connection via a SIM card also enables online tracking of the machine's maintenance needs.
0808 100 8844
Stand Number IH38
Product Bramley Bath and Body
USP Natural ingredients
Details A range of citrus-based bath and body products hand-made in the South West of England and available in large bottles that add generosity and luxury to a hotel bathroom or restaurant rest rooms.
Available in Five-litre containers with refillable 250ml bottles.
Range includes Clary Sage hand wash; Grapefruit and Lavender hand cream; Mandarin and Lemongrass body wash and Juniper Berry and Bergamot body lotion.
01747 870 385
Stand Number IH93A
USP Enhanced booking engine
Details Additions include 32 languages and 62 currencies for users to select from when making their reservations, four-step booking process, multiple room bookings for separate dates at the same time and advanced reporting tools to keep track of the hotel's key performance indicators.
00 331 4471 0505
Stand Number IH84
Product Audio solutions
USP Expert advice
Details Ruark Audio will be available at the show offering advice on audio solutions for the hotel sector, whether this is the design, functionality or sound quality. Ruark Audio products provide attention to detail and on display will be their current range of DAB, iPod, CD and music systems along with a preview of what's to come in 2013.
Stand Number IH48
Product Royal Oak
USP New design
Details Designer, illustrator and wood engraver Andrew Davidson has worked with Lewis & Wood to produce a new wallpaper design inspired by the beauty of the British coast and countryside. Cut in wood and then enlarged, the design features the spire of St Mary's Church Tetbury, the River Avon, and birds and animals.
SupplierLewis & Wood
Stand Number IH21
Product Fine art framing and furniture
USP Bespoke design
Details The majority of work Tanous completes is bespoke - not just one-off pieces but large-scale contracts with work carried out to designers' specifications. Dating back to 1913 with its origins in fine art framing, the company offers a service producing furniture made to the client's exact requirements.
020 7384 9000
Stand Number IH67
USP New, dedicated insurance
Details Commercial insurance specialist Cooke & Mason will be showcasing its exclusive insurance solution for hotels. Providing comprehensive cover and strong, dependable claims support, the policy includes innovative bed bug cover and a free on-site health and safety audit.
SupplierCooke & Mason
Stand Number IH71
Product Bathroom furniture
USP New designs
Details Four new offerings from bathroom supplier CP Hart including Silver Pillow finish added to the HoXton bathroom furniture collection; the Goccia collection of brass and sanitaryware; Diamante basins, lamps, and mirrors and Plaza furniture from Adatto Casa featuring minimalistic modular bathroom units.
0845 873 1121
Stand Number IH16
Product Hotel Perfect
USP Hotel management solution
Details A fully integrated hotel management system including PMS, online bookings, channel management, EPoS, guest internet and hardware services. Used by a wide range of accommodation businesses throughout the UK from 5 to 500 rooms.
0843 309 1601
Stand Number IH61