The launch edition will be held in the West Hall of Olympia from 16 to 17 October.
The organisers said more than 120 of the industry’s most prestigious and quality companies are now on-board including Gilchrist and Soames, Hypnos design beds, Bagno Design, Cooke and Mason, Spa Creators, McLaren Furniture, FastBooking, Mr and Mrs Smith and Nespresso.
The pair also claimed 1,500 hoteliers had registered for the event. Target attendees include independent, luxury and boutique hotels, B&Bs, guesthouses, pubs and restaurants with rooms.
Core content will include free-to-attend sessions split into Industry Issues and Business Solutions theatres, head-to-head interviews with industry experts and a networking bar. Further details have not yet been released.
John Sharkey, former Group CEO of the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre in Glasgow, is to become executive vice-president, European Operations of SMG, global provider of management services to more than 230 public assembly facilities, including ex