Exhibitor Listings 2017
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View our Exhibitors for HOSPACE 2017 below:
Invu develops Electronic Document Management, Accounts Payable and Purchasing solutions which help bring visibility, control and efficiency to an organisation’s business processes. Our solution suite is helping the Hospitality industry reduce their reliance on paper based systems, allowing finance teams to focus more time on managing key areas/challenges for the business. Invu's comprehensive product suite encompasses document and content management, purchasing, workflow, document automation and collaboration solutions. Invu also partners with a range of software vendors, such as ABBYY, a data capture, recognition and extraction tool provider whose Flexicapture technology sits at the heart of many Invu solutions. https://www.invu.net/
Equiom Group is a leading international professional services provider offering a range of innovative and effective business partnering solutions. Through our UK office, we provide: management accounting, payments and collections, payroll and statutory accounting and tax services. By managing all of the administration and complexities of our clients’ accounting requirements, we enable owners and managers to focus on growing their business.
Eproductive was established in 2000 to provide its people management system (EPS) exclusively to hotels. The system gives managers at all levels access to real-time information which enables them to make the best decisions on scheduling, financials, HR and training - resulting in greater cost control and improved productivity. Additionally, the integral myEPS app enables staff to access the information they need e.g. shift schedules, holiday requests, policies & documents etc. The system is easily trained to front line users and designed to cope with the complexity of a hotel business. It can be configured to client requirements while remaining scalable and cost effective. Once EPS is installed, the team at Eproductive use their own hospitality backgrounds to help clients make efficiency savings while continuing to ensure their guests get the service they deserve. EPS is a secure cloud-based solution hosted at a state of the art data centre (with full redundancy capability and back-ups) and has been successfully integrated to many other specialist hotel systems. http://www.eproductive.com/
Founded by Ted Zhang and Feng Ou, DerbySoft is a global technology company that has connected hotels with distributors since 2002. DerbySoft designs innovative software solutions to provide large hotels and distributors with custom connectivity (Build), smaller hotels with streamlined connectivity (Go), a metasearch management tool (Click), and content management solutions (Max). In 2016, DerbySoft extended its hotel technology services with a fully-integrated platform for independent hotels, One. DerbySoft holds office locations in Dallas and Shanghai. Learn more at DerbySoft.com.
Hotel Partner - Yield Manager
Established 10 years ago in Switzerland, HotelPartner now have more than 350 clients in Europe ranging from family run hotels to mid-sized chains. Our unique proprietary revenue management system uses history, forecasts and competitor pricing to update online sales channels around the clock. Unlike other software only applications, our dedicated Yield Managers will communicate with the hotel team to bespoke tailor the revenue strategy prior to implementation. Our system operates 24 hours a day 365 days a year. In a global market place key decisions need to be made and implemented as and when necessary and not just when the office is manned. http://www.hotelpartner-ym.com/en/
Euronet Worldwide is an industry leader in processing secure electronic financial transactions. The Company offers payment and transaction processing solutions to financial institutions, retailers, service providers and individual consumers. These services include comprehensive ATM, POS and card outsourcing services, card issuing and merchant acquiring services, software solutions, cash-based and online-initiated consumer-to-consumer and business-to-business money transfer services, and electronic distribution of prepaid mobile phone time and other prepaid products. Euronet's global payment network is extensive - including 37,383 ATMs, approximately 194,000 EFT POS terminals and a growing portfolio of outsourced debit and credit card services which are under management in 52 countries; card software solutions; a prepaid processing network of approximately 673,000 POS terminals at approximately 306,000 retailer locations in 35 countries; and a global money transfer network of approximately 324,000 locations serving 144 countries. With corporate headquarters in Leawood, Kansas, USA, and 60 worldwide offices, Euronet serves clients in approximately 160 countries. For more information, please visit the Company's website at www.euronetworldwide.com.
Procure Wizard is the leading provider of software solutions to the hospitality industry. We enable organisations to control and manage all elements of the procurement cycle to reduce purchasing costs and streamline accounting and administration processes. Procure Wizard offer a comprehensive suite of tools including Purchase to Pay, Food and Beverage Control, Time and Attendance, Laundry Control, Contract Diary, Document Scanning and Storage and E-tendering. Our solutions are integrated with unique features in order to automate procedures, improve efficiencies and deliver measurable savings by significantly reducing the time required to check and process invoices, monitor, manage and compare product costs. Our list of clients include hotel groups such as Apex Hotels, Macdonald Hotels, QHotels, Village Hotels, and Principal ; restaurant chains such as Bill’s Restaurant Group, Patisserie Valerie, Seafood Pub Company, McMullen & Sons Ltd, and Peach Pubs; and other groups such as Aspers Casinos, the RAC Clubs and Silverstone.
Agilysys is a leading technology company that provides innovative point-of-sale, property management, inventory and procurement, workforce management, analytics, document management and mobile and wireless products and services to the hospitality industry. The company's software, applications, services and support allow property managers to better connect, interact and transact with their customers by streamlining operations, improving efficiency, increasing guest recruitment and wallet share, and enhancing the guest experience. Agilysys serves four major market sectors: Hotel, Resorts and Cruise; Gaming, both corporate and tribal; Foodservice Management; and Restaurants, Universities, Stadia and Healthcare. Agilysys operates out of our EMEA Offices based in Windsor, Berkshire with corporate services located in Alpharetta, Georgia U.S.A. For more information, visit www.agilysys.com.
PXP is a global service provider for omni-channel payments. We have a rich heritage of providing prestige hotel properties, hotel chains and independents with payment capabilities that complement the experience they provide their customers, while ensuring security and reliability. We understand that travellers and guests expect to pay with the method they want across the channel they choose, so a frictionless customer experience is key. We also appreciate that minimising cost, driving operational efficiencies and ensuring the provision of an 'always-on' service are essential when accepting payments in the hospitality industry. PXP offers a wide variety of security and fraud & risk tools so merchants can accept payments including PCI-DSS level 1 certified solutions for tokenisation and Point to Point Encryption. www.pxp-solutions.com
Avvio is the premium booking platform and digital agency for hotels and serviced apartment providers. Founded in 2002, Avvio has grown year-on-year by developing cutting-edge technologies that enable hotels to drive outstanding growth in direct bookings, while reducing their dependence on online travel agency channels. We partner over 400 accommodation providers worldwide including the UK, Europe and North America and some of our partners include Classic British Hotels, MGM Muthu, MRK Residences, Pure Salt Luxury Hotels and Cheval Residences. Avvio is the industry leader in direct booking technology. Launching this October is Allora, the world’s first direct booking platform powered by artificial intelligence. Combining impactful sales messaging with an easy to use interface and seamless integration with many top third-party apps to provide a platform that is optimised entirely towards conversion. If you’re looking to upgrade your website or extend your reach online, our in-house design and digital marketing agencies provide best-in-class website design and digital advertising services. Avvio’s digital marketing team has Premier Partner status with Google for search, display, video and mobile advertising. To find out more about Avvio please visit www.avvio.com
TMB Systems Limited
TMB Systems – Hotel IT specialists TMB are renowned for delivering highly effective IT solutions to the Hotel industry. Catering for all size of Hotel business, from major brand franchisees through to independent boutiques, we provide a ‘one stop shop’ IT offering. We understand the role IT plays in enhancing your guests’ experiences and influencing them to return or recommend others to you. We also know that to be profitable, you need efficient IT resources that require minimal effort on your part in managing them. That’s why we provide guest internet systems, IT managed services, telephone systems, security systems and voice and broadband services. We have many years’ experience and a proven track-record in ensuring hotel IT systems run smoothly and efficiently.
3C Payment technology makes it convenient and secure for consumers to pay in person and online with specialized EMV and tokenized transaction flows that simplify the payment experience. Our secure 3C Integra hosted platform unifies multiple payment channels allowing merchants to confidently trade cross border in over 30 countries worldwide with multiple acquirers through a standardized infrastructure integrated to onsite and ERP systems. Full control of transactions can be managed with flexible terminal configuration for online and offline trading and with real time local or centralized reporting that is accessible from anywhere through our web portal.
Designed for progress. As one of the two main global providers of industry-specific software in the Hospitality industry, Infor is a proven partner offering a fully integrated suite of operational and financial applications, deployable in the cloud or on premise. Infor hospitality software helps to solve old problems in new ways with hospitality-driven, flexible, collaborative solutions for: property management, revenue management, customer relationship management, call centre management, financial and back-office management, performance management, asset management and human capital management. www.infor.com/hospitality
Xn Protel System
Xn protel Systems is a global hospitality management software company specialising in PMS, CRS, POS and AMS solutions. Our highly functional, cloud-native and open systems provide the latest technology and flexibility. They help world-class hospitality companies in over 50 countries to optimise revenue generation, simplify service operations and enhance the quality of guest communications. Our next generation, global solutions are highly scalable, feature-rich and backed by outstanding customer service and support. Our dedicated team of highly experienced hotel, hospitality and technology experts work hard to understand customers’ needs and the issues they face. They provide the best advice, solutions and support so customers achieve their business goals. Our commitment to the Industry, our customers and our partners is to create and deliver open, cloud-native products that break down traditional technology and integration barriers. We take pride in being easy to do business with.
Availpro : Booking Engine, Channel Manager, Revenue Management Tools; All in 1 Suite. Availpro is a leading provider of e-booking software solutions which allows hotels to increase their occupancy and revenue while saving costs. Availpro provides innovative and critical tools to help managers operate their on-line distribution, maximise commission-free bookings from their official website and facilitate decision-making processes regarding price optimisation.
Right Revenue is a data analysis, demand forecasting and rate recommendation software tool, designed specifically for the Hospitality sector. Built primarily using Artificial Intelligence and complex Machine Learning algorithms, Right Revenue will return business decisions based on your hotel’s own unique business patterns. Built by Revenue Managers for Revenue Managers, Right Revenue provides accurate forecasting; allowing hotels to make smart rate decisions, therefore ensuring that the best rate is offered to the customer at all times, whilst also ensuring profitability.
Keystep Solutions Limited Keystep are providers of the latest generation contactless key card systems and kiosks that encode guests Smartphone’s to gain door entry. As guests become more tech savvy and self sufficient in their travel habits, technology to enable seamless, faster check-in and room entry has become a necessity in a modern hotel. Traditional electronic door locking systems can be expensive to maintain, magnetic strips wear out, cards need replacing, and replacement locks can be costly. Keystep’s Opendoor solution offers greater functionality over traditional locking systems, at a fraction of the cost, providing a real alternative. www.keystep.co.uk firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 08443-510805
Endava is a privately-owned, global technology company, with over 16 years of experience of working with some of the world’s leading Retail, Travel, CPG, Finance, Insurance, Telecommunications, Media and Technology companies. Through the Digital Evolution, Agile Transformation and Automation solutions, Endava is helping clients be more engaging, responsive and efficient. Headquartered in London, Endava has over 3,900 employees located in offices in North America and Western Europe and delivery centres in Central Europe and Latin America. http://www.endava.com
Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) established in 1952, is an international, nonprofit association, headquartered in Austin, Texas, USA, with offices in Hong Kong, United Kingdom and the Netherlands. HFTP is recognized as the spokes group for the finance and technology segments of the hospitality industry with members and stakeholders spanning across the globe. HFTP uniquely understands the industry's pressing issues and assists its stakeholders in finding solutions to their challenges more efficiently than any organization. It does this via its expert networks, research, certification programs, information resources and conferences/events such as HITEC. HFTP also owns the world's only hospitality-specific search engine, PineappleSearch.com.
Cardonet IT Support & Consultancy specialists for hotels build the infrastructure, support the systems and advise on the projects that will maintain your hotel’s competitive advantage. Visit us at HOSPACE 2017 (stand S12) for the chance to win a dinner for two at The Shard. www.cardonet.co.uk
BirchStreet Systems, Inc. provides global enterprises with a complete procure-to-pay business solution deploying a SaaS model using cloud technology. BirchStreet software focuses on improving business processes by automating eProcurement, AP Automation, Inventory Control, Recipe Management System, Capital Projects and Executive Dashboard modules to support the hospitality industry. Thousands of businesses in over 130 countries currently subscribe to BirchStreet to connect and do business with a network of more than 345,000 suppliers. Established in 2002, BirchStreet is privately held and is headquartered in Newport Beach, California with offices in Denver, India, China, Singapore, and Europe. For more information, please call 949-567-7000 or visit www.birchstreet.net.
NEC & Getronics
Working in partnership and through digital transformation, Getronics and NEC provide complete end-to-end hospitality services for improving your guests’ experience. Getronics is a global ICT company present in 22 countries with approximately 4500 staff and a turnover of £600 million. The company has been acknowledged by its customers as the UK’s No.1 IT Service Provider, having achieved first place across 8 categories in a recent independent IT Outsourcing Study. NEC is one of the key suppliers of choice to the Hospitality industry worldwide. NEC Communications and IT solutions help the hospitality industry control costs, improve staff efficiency and create an environment that makes guests want to return. Working together we offer a complete portfolio of hospitality solutions and services to address your needs. Discover more – visit the stand and meet our hospitality team.
The Future of Hospitality since 1935 For more than 82 years, Hotelympia has stood at the forefront of innovation and progression within the UK hospitality and foodservice industry. We are the UK’s largest, most attended and most important event, providing the platform for restaurants, hotels, pubs, casual dining and contract caterers to meet, review and source from the finest suppliers available on the market.
change++ is a Business Intelligence consultancy that specialises in developing reporting systems for the hospitality sector. We advise, recommend and build solutions that give users fast and accurate insight to their data. Whether for regular reporting or self-service analysis we make sure your reporting database is properly structured for the BI tools you use to help decision-making. Our experience in the hospitality sector means we can work with you to define the KPIs you need for monitoring the business. We’ve been around for over 20 years, and our founder, Della Payne, and senior team have all been with the business for at least 10 years. We are Microsoft Data Analytics Partners and IBM Cognos Business Analytics Partners so have deep expertise of their toolsets. Long-standing clients include Whitbread, Travelodge, Marriott Hotels and Welcome Break.
Entrepreneur & Small Businesses
Facility For Hotels
Creatriks developed Facility – an innovative Hotel Operations App that revolutionised the way hotels manage their operations. Facility replaces traditional means of communication, such as pen, paper and phone, and allows hoteliers to handle, manage, delegate and coordinate all tasks on the go with just a few clicks. The application provides real-time information and supports instant communication between all hotel departments, allowing you to carry your office in your pocket. Facility helps you make your service impeccable, improve guest experience, optimise your costs, increase staff efficiency, and much more. Facility was founded in 2012 and its application is now used to manage 30,000 rooms in 10 different countries, including the UK, Germany, the Netherlands, Russia, Austria, Mexico, Croatia, Slovenia and Serbia, which makes it one of the leading and fastest growing companies in the field.
AT CRITON WE HELP HOTELS AND VACATION RENTAL OWNERS CHANGE THE WAY THEY COMMUNICATE WITH THEIR GUESTS, WITH OUR TOOL THERE’S 3 EASY STEPS TO TRANSFORM THE GUEST EXPERIENCE. Criton helps operators deliver astonishing guest experiences by giving them the tool to deliver authentic, relevant and personalised information, messaging and guest services directly to their own device. Using Criton operators create an app, bespoke to their property, which acts as their digital concierge. After the first step guests have access to all the information they want on their own device. The second step is using the app to ensure guests know about all the services available to drive incremental revenue. The final step is using one of our integrations to add messaging from in app and or location based push notifications. With our system operators can put a big tick in the guest information and communications box, whilst maximising additional revenue without increasing the cost base.
NewBook - Engage, Evolve, Exceed. Reignite your business by effectively communicating with staff and guests and refine your daily operations. Streamline your processes, automate tasks and integrate with third parties to increase efficiency and reduce back office administration. Be at the forefront of innovation - perfectly execute ground-breaking trends to truly take your business to the next level. Built from the ground up as a web-based, cloud hosted system. NewBook automates many day-to-days tasks and can be accessed from any computer or mobile device with a web browser, eliminating the need for expensive on-site servers. As a CRM, reservation and property management system, NewBook believes at its core that to be above your competition and thrive you need to think outside of the box. `We innovate, update and most of all communicate.'
- Ordamo was founded in June 2015, with the sole ambition of providing a smart technology solution for hospitality operators looking to increase sales, by providing an interactive menu experience for customers. The business has already built a reputation as the innovators disrupting the future of dining, cementing those credentials recently as ‘Innovation Finalists’ at HOSPACE and Hotelympia 2016. See our products and how they can change your customers' experience!
Barclaycard is a payment solution expert for businesses within the restaurant, pub and hospitality sector. It has an extensive range of point-of-sale terminals, helping serve a wide variety of needs. Additionally, the online payment solutions offered by Barclaycard provide transparency, reliability and levels of personalisation, with currency and language options available. Merchants can be as simple, or as sophisticated as they need to be to match the needs of their customers. Barclaycard has unrivalled expertise and experience in the payments space. Its people are true thought leaders and are at the forefront of payment innovations, understanding market trends and insight to offer real valuable views and commentary on relevant topics to help businesses become more successful.
Mazars is an integrated international firm with a presence in 79 countries with a vision to make a real difference to clients by providing high calibre accountancy, audit, tax and other advisory services. Mazars has an extensive international and UK client base which demands exceptional technical depth and commercial awareness and a particular understanding of the specific dynamics of hospitality and leisure businesses.
ICAEW is a world leading professional membership organisation that promotes, develops and supports more than 147,000 members worldwide. The Travel, Tourism and Hospitality Community is one of the 17 communities supporting members working in a particular specialism or industry sector; it provides the latest news, blogs, reports, industry insight and developments in the travel, tourism and hospitality sector. In addition, there are monthly newsletters, packed with sector news and developments, as well as changes to legislation and events, and aims to promote the sector itself.
The Springboard Charity helps young people achieve their potential and nurtures unemployed people of any age into work. It helps alleviate poverty by supporting disadvantaged and underprivileged people into sustainable employment within hospitality, leisure and tourism.
Established 180 years ago Hospitality Action, the Hospitality Industry Benevolent Organisation, has offered vital assistance to all who or work, or have worked within hospitality in the UK and who find themselves in crisis. Whether we are approached by a chef, housekeeper, school cook or bar staff, Hospitality Action will endeavour to support, whatever the difficulty. Our beneficiaries come from all walks of life and from all areas of the hospitality industry across the UK. They face serious difficulties on a daily basis: from life-changing illness and poverty to bereavement and homelessness; with the help of the industry, we want to make sure that when that happens we are always there to lend support. In addition to our established grants programme we also offer help to students via our Alcohol and Drug Awareness seminars and run a popular befriending scheme for industry retirees. We also provide days out for families in need and supply expert advice, support and assistance through our Employee Assistance Programme (EAP). The EAP is subscribed to by 170 companies with over 100,000 hospitality employees able to turn to the programme for support 24/7 365 days a year. For further information please visit www.hospitalityaction.org.uk.
HOSPA Professional Development
Come and meet the HOSPA Professional Development team who will be available throughout the event to talk to you about the opportunities offered by HOSPA. The HOSPA courses are well respected study programmes which provide the skills and knowledge for those hospitality professionals seeking to excel in their careers in hospitality finance or revenue management. Both courses are endorsed by People 1st which recognises and celebrates training programmes across hospitality, travel, tourism and retail industries. HOSPA also provides opportunities for all members to extend their knowledge with a wide selection of short courses on offer and a range of online resources to explore. We look forward to meeting you at HOSPACE2017!
The UK hospitality and leisure sector is experiencing a period of economic and post-Brexit uncertainty and challenge. At Pitmans Law we understand the wide-ranging legal issues faced by companies of all sizes operating in this marketplace – from structuring a multi-million pound hotel sale to setting up a new restaurant, securing financing for a pub acquisition or becoming embroiled in a commercial dispute with a supplier. For over 150 years we’ve been providing legal advice to address our clients’ needs and achieving top tier recognition in industry benchmarking directories. With Pitmans Law you can be assured of the quality of advice and service you demand from a city law firm but at a competitive price. With market-leading clients including Chewton Glen, Sipsmith, Karali and The Brewery, Pitmans hospitality team has vast experience acting for owners, operators and franchisees of brands on a comprehensive range of legal issues, from commercial agreements and data protection to intellectual property and licensing.
We deliver the hardware, software and expertise needed to succeed in today’s fast-paced world of business and education. We specialise within the hospitality and tourism sectors, working with both industry and education partners. We produce industry leading simulation programs for teaching, training and development, working with over 100 global hotel and business schools and with industry partners including Marriott, Hilton, Accor, Deloitte, Wyndham and Expedia. We also deliver technology consultancy, which includes system implementation, hotel feasibility projects and bespoke business modelling for both strategy and space planning.
HR in Hospitality
The Association provides a forum for Human Resources professionals and other interested parties within the hospitality industry. The benefits of being a member of HR in Hospitality are many and various: strengthen relationships, gain fresh ideas, access expert advice and support, continual personal development plus opportunities to raise your profile through event participation and peer interaction. For more information, please email info@hrinhospitality.
People 1st is a unique, insight-driven performance and talent management expert. We provide tailored solutions and advice that help our UK and global clients to grow performance and talent, drive customer excellence and maximise the value of apprenticeships. Our industry-led experts deliver highly successful results that reflect the needs of your business because we understand your culture, your environment and your budget.
Revenue by Design
Revenue by Design provides business transforming revenue management and distribution solutions to the hospitality industry focussed on driving top and bottom line profitability. As a company, we have extensive experience of driving optimal revenue management strategies in hotels and accommodation providers. As a result, there are few challenges that we don’t have experience of. We use this experience to power businesses through cost effective outsourced revenue management services, delivering best in class training programmes, and providing clarity and direction to your revenue and distribution strategy.
With clients ranging from small, owner managed businesses through to large independent groups and national chains, WMT has a genuine understanding of what it takes to be successful in hospitality. Particularly well-known in the industry for their expertise in tronc schemes, the complex National Minimum Wage rules and employment taxes, WMT is a full-service accountancy and tax advisory firm. It helps businesses achieve their potential at every stage of development – from start-up to eventual sale. WMT also manages the challenging payroll requirements of fast-paced hospitality businesses, keeping operators on the right-side of ever-changing regulations. It takes the hassle out of tax, accounting and Companies House compliance, leaving owners and managers free to focus on the needs of their business and its customers.