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17th & 18th October 2017
Crowne Plaza Belfast

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!

More information on the programme will be released in August. If you are an exhibitor interested in taking part, give us a call on 028 9077 6635 to get a stand plan and exhibition details.

What’s happening on Tuesday

18th October


Create, Cook, Serve
10.00 | £35

Grab the opportunity to share in the creativity of Erik Van Der Veken. Be inspired by the cutting edge cookery of two-star Michelin chef Daniel Clifford and get an insight into superb service from Derek Bulmer, former Michelin Guide editor. It’s guaranteed to be a truly unique experience.

13.00 | £15

Something a bit different from the Ramada kitchen for Tuesday’s casual lunch.


Marketing Masterclass
14.00 | £35

Hospitality expert, Prof Rob Kwortnik, is flying in from New York’s Cornell University to deliver this tailored session! You may think marketing is for other people – Rob is here to change your mind.

9.00 – 17.00 | FREE

Over 40 exhibitors will be on site showcasing innovation within the industry at this free exhibition, which is open from 9am – 5pm. Check out the latest products.

What’s happening on Wednesday

19th October


Business Breakfast
8.00 | £20

Join our team of industry experts who will provide an insight into the current business climate.

Talking Tourism
10.30 | £25

This session will explore topical issues, current challenges and future opportunities.

9.00 – 14.00 | FREE

The free exhibition with over 40 exhibitors is open from 9am to 2pm, so just pop in whenever you want.


Speaker Lunch
13.00 | £35 – SOLD OUT

Economy Minister Simon Hamilton MLA will give a keynote address on the industry’s role in the Programme for Government, the new Tourism Strategy and rebalancing of the economy.


The Posh Pumpkin Party
19.30 | £75

The infamous Gala Ball will have a posh pumpkin theme, an autumnal menu and entertainment with a country twang.


You can easily book tickets for all events online right here or give us a call on 028 9077 6635 if you have any questions.

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