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National Hotel Marketing Conference

National Hotel Marketing Conference

TV broadcaster and Senior Travel Editor of The Independent Simon Calder headlines this year’s National Hotel Marketing Conference, which takes place on Thursday 4th July at the Hilton St George’s Park, the Football Association’s £100m centre of excellence near Burton-upon-Trent, Staffordshire. 

A full programme of 25 speakers and presentations will showcase all areas of hotel marketing, and the event is expected to attract up to 200 hotel marketing and sales personnel, GMs and owners, and best-in-class marketing suppliers.

The NHMC is organised in partnership with the Hotel Marketing Association, and is supported by industry associations including HOSPA, the Institute of Hospitality and Boutique Hotelier.

As well as Simon Calder, this year’s speakers include:

  1. Philip Bolson, GM, the five-star Grand Hotel & Spa, York

  2. Joel Brandon-Bravo, Vice President of Travel Services, Transperfect

  3. Joanne Brookman, Director, Brookfield Digital

  4. Pamela Carvell, President, Hotel Marketing Association

  5. David Collins, Co-Founder, Great National Hotels & Resorts

  6. Joss Croft, Chief Executive, UKinbound

  7. Julia Davies, Marketing Director, Cottage in the Wood, Malvern Hills

  8. Brandie Deignan, Managing Director, Black & White Hospitality

  9. Jessica Fassler, Marketing Manager, Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa, Edinburgh

  10. Harry Fielder, Managing Director, Umi Digital

  11. Adam Hamadache – Managing Director, Cranleigh Boutique Hotel & DHM

  12. Peter Hancock, Chief Executive, Pride of Britain Hotels

  13. Thomas Landen, Director of Partnerships, Revinate

  14. Ian Miller, Chief Executive, Crafted

  15. Ed Purnell, Director, Digital Services Europe, Marriott Hotels

  16. Alison Sawyer, Director, Dynamic Restaurant Marketing

To register for the conference and join up to 200 of your fellow industry marketing, sales and PR professionals, then you can call the conference office on tel. 01904 702165 / 0770 291 2938, book online at, or email

HMA and HOPSA members can book at the specially reduced rate of £195, saving £50 per person.


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