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What can you expect from IHS23? 

Dedicated to supporting the needs of the modern hotelier, the Independent Hotel Show delivers aspirational content alongside practical solutions, as well as facilitating those unanticipated connections that could totally transform your business. Similar to the way you run your hotel business, every detail matters and we have carefully curated each element of the show to ensure we deliver the best experience for you.

Scroll down to see the exciting, immersive and design-led show features ready for you to experience at the show to bring you fresh ideas, educational insights and advice from industry leaders. 

Seminar Programme

Guided by a select group of industry thought leaders, our seminars at the Hotel Business Stage, in partnership with HotelPartner and designed by Design Command and Innovation Stage in partnership with eviivo and designed by New Heritage Design have been programmed especially for you, to promote conversation around topics we know are of the utmost importance to hoteliers today.

Social Business Space

Designed by New Heritage Design

Exclusively for hoteliers, the Social Business Space will host intimate, in-depth discussions to help you engineer methods to overcome the issues you’re facing in the industry. This beautifully designed space offers an opportunity to meet, reconnect and share ideas.

200+ Inspiring Suppliers

From transformational hospitality tech to high end design and unique in-room F&B solutions, we have carefully curated a collection of hotel suppliers, promising to bring you fresh ideas, products and inspiration for your hotel.

The LEVENverse

Bringing Hospitality to the Metaverse

An exciting partnership with LEVEN Hotels to showcase the LEVENverse, a ‘visually fantastical’ virtual hotel in the metaverse, where people from around the world can network. 

Independent Hotel Show Awards

In partnership with Preferred Hotels & Resorts and Master Innholders

Recognising the passion of independently spirited hoteliers who drive our sector forward, together with individuals who are showing commitment to fulfil the role of a Hotel GM in the future, the Independent Hotel Show Awards champion all that make independent hotels such amazing places to stay.

The Members Suite

Hosted by Alliants and designed by Cocoon & Bauer

Our exclusive lounge offering hospitality to the Independent Hotel Show Members Club and their guests. A stylish, comfortable haven of calm away from the busy show floor will provide a wonderful environment to host meetings, check emails, or just stop to reflect on the day.

Business Solutions Bar

Dedicated to supporting hoteliers with their technology and marketing pain points, the Business Solutions Bar presented by HOSPA & HMA provides expert and objective advice from specialists in the industry. From PMS software to loyalty management, touch-free to payment processing, the Business Solutions Bar is here to help.

Hoteliers' Choice

The Hoteliers’ Choice has been developed as part of our ongoing mission to showcase the variety of incredible suppliers dedicated to meeting and exceeding the business needs of the independent hotel sector. The winning suppliers will be recognised as a truly innovative and unique business that have been proven to bring significant value to the hotel sector.  

The Power Breakfast

Each year, the Independent Hotel Show brings together a select group of hoteliers to explore the state of the industry at an inspiring breakfast session. Taking place on the morning of the show’s second day, the Power Breakfast is an invitation only breakfast that shines a light on the challenges and opportunities for the coming year.

The ESG Hub

Designed to educate and engage, not to preach or intimidate. Hoteliers will walk away with knowledge to improve their ESG journey, plus helpful solutions to common challenges.

The Dining Room

Designed by Rosendale Design

Hoteliers are invited to enter The Dining Room, a central networking space at the heart of the show. An oasis of calm and tranquillity, The Dining Room serves as an area to work, network, and have meetings.

Supplier Spotlight



Transparent planning: A win-win for guests and employees

Your teams want one thing above all: to deliver your guests the perfect experience. Planday helps with that. With transparent rostering, shift management and one-click comms, your employees can focus on being close to your guests.

Use Planday to empower your staff to succeed.

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James Hallam