InnDependent Lodging Summit & Trade Show

Bob Rauch will be discussing “How to differentiate your Hotel, create a localized message and drive revenue” at the InnDependent Lodging Summit & Trade Show, March 15-17, 2015.

This is an event unlike any other and one that independently owned lodging and activity providers can’t afford to miss.

Sponsored by Independent Lodging Industry Association (ILIA), InnDependent Boutique Collection (IBC) and InnJoy Travel (IJT), the InnDependent Lodging Summit & Trade Show is the only conference that specifically addresses independent/boutique small and large hoteliers, B&B’s, rentals and activity providers with current and forward thinking data and news.

Attendees will be able to take advantage of this exciting opportunity to network, learn and meet leaders including Lauren Schulte of Elance-oDesk, Rachel Reardon of Mango Languages, Peter Schwartz of Demeure, Frances Kiradjian of BLLA, Richie Karaburun of Roomer, William Darrah of Travelclick, John Manderfeld of Marin Management, Jeffrey Durham of The Passport Group, Joe Wolosz of Haversack Hospitality and many more!

Topics with take home value include: “How to Transform Your Business by Tapping Into Silicon Valley Technology”, “Changing Travel Patterns and the Rise of Metamarkets”, “Leading innovators and disruptors driving revenue in Boutique and Lifestyle space”, “Compete using new and disruptive technology channels to Lower Customer Acquisition Costs & Increase Customer Service”, “How boutique and small operators can appeal to both baby boomer and millennial travelers”, “Discover how online marketing drives e-commerce through business intelligence, internet marketing, websites and distribution”, “Management tips and pitfalls for the independent hotelier”, “Converting from Big Brand to Independent ­ Save Steps, Time & Money” and so much more!

With a cumulative of more than 12,000 members representing more than

24,000 hotels and 2400 activity providers in 170 countries, this event promises to be unlike any other as well as the showcase event for the voice of independent hotel owners and supporting independent activity providers in the hospitality industry all dedicated to increasing the customer experience and driving top line revenue and bottom line profit growth.

The Independent Lodging Summit & Trade Show sponsored by members of

Independent Lodging Industry Association (ILIA), InnJoy Travel (IJT) and InnDependent Boutique Collection (IBC) Hotels who are all building out the technology and services dedicated to independent hoteliers and activity providers offers something for everyone. From the trade show that offers one-stop shopping for every lodging affiliate to the networking and educational programs and esteemed guest speakers, this is sure to be an experience you’ll never forget. Enjoy world-class activities, beautiful sunny Arizona weather, fresh air, and contemporary southwestern cuisine.

Attendees will have the opportunity to exclusively network with senior-level representatives from leading hotel owners and developers, associations, debt and equity providers, REITs and more.

Registration is Free. $99 Meal Package includes Welcome Reception with Cocktails, 2 Networking Breakfasts, 2 Lunches in Trade Show, Reception Banquet Dinner with Cocktails, and Cook to Order Dinner in Restaurant.

Register at to discuss new and exciting trends in sales, marketing,technology and hospitality together.


2015 IBC/ILIA/IJT Independent Lodging Summit.

March 15-17, 2015

Hotel Tucson City Center InnSuites Conference Suite Resort

475 North Granada Avenue

Tucson, Arizona 85701



To register, visit For more information, contact Carrie Lower at 520-622-3000 or Valencia Hobbs at 602-944-1500.



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