Where Hoteliers meet Startups
The Hotel Technology Forum is a hospitality summit joining hotel technology startups and hoteliers along with numerous investors, all with the same purpose to be at the forefront of digitalization.
This year HTF will take place on the 3rd day of HOTREC Annual Congress, one of the biggest hotel events in Vienna. HTF will be hold on the 27th of April from 9:00 to 17:15 at Le Meridien.
Startups will show the latest ideas and technological innovations in hospitality. Hoteliers and investors will be able to attend from stand to stand discovering the different startups. Hoteliers will get the opportunity to discover the latest solutions and most innovative tools to be more competitive, sustainable and efficient in the market.
During the day there will be 6 keynote speeches with industry professionals giving their insights regarding the future of the industry and 21 battleground sessions of 7 minutes by startups.
09:00 - 09:10 am – Welcome and Introduction to Hotel Technology Forum - Dorian Wilson-Debriano and Ullrich Kastner
09:10 - 09:40 am - Interview with Rolf Schrömgens (CEO Trivago) - conducted by Susanne Kraus-Winkler (President HOTREC) and Ullrich Kastner (CEO of Myhotelshop)
09:40 - 10:40 am – Battleground for young Start-Ups: 7 young Start-ups, 7 pitches à 10 minutes
10:40 - 11:10 am - Coffee Break
11:10 - 11:30 am - Dirk Führer (CCO Falkensteiner)
11:30 - 12:30 am - Battleground growing Start-ups: 7 growing Start-ups, 7 pitches à 10 minutes
12:30 - 14:00 pm - Lunch Break
14:00 - 14:20 pm - Kevin Koidl - Trinity College, futurologist
14:20 - 15:20 pm - Battleground for established Start-Ups: 7 established Start-ups, 7 pitches à 10 minutes
15:20- 15:50 pm - Coffee Break
15:50 - 16.10 pm - Investoren Panel
16:10 - 16.30 pm - Vanessa de Souza Lage - The State of the Vacation Rental Industry in 2018
16.30 - 16.50 pm - Keynote
16.50 - 17.00 pm - Closing & wrap up
For any questions or requests, please do not hesitate to contact us:
+49 341 392 816 751
27th of April 2018
Le Meriedien | Robert-Stolz-Platz 1 | 1010 Wien