Leveraging the latest innovations for the future of hotel design and development

The hotel industry is seeing a record growth of development due to a strong increase in international arrivals and an influx of overseas investors. It is forecasted that over 4000 rooms will be added in Australia in 2017 which will ultimately transform the hotel and accommodation economy. Figures released recently by Tourism Accommodation Australia have forecasted 228 hotel projects are under construction, approved for development or in advanced planning stages across Australia.

The cookie-cutter hotels are no longer dominating the industry; travelers are now looking for varies styles of accommodation and are becoming more price-savvy with their choices. It is now crucial to strategically re-think design and development strategies in order to stay ahead of the competition.

With this in mind, the Hotel Design and Development Summit will explore the following themes:


Integrating the latest technology to improve operations and to cater to the “new traveler”


Driving a better guest experience through renovation and unique design strategies


Maximising return on investment through operation management and revenue gain


Designing and development a unique hotel to stay ahead of the competition

At this event, you will:


Engage in networking opportunities with some of Australia’s most advanced hotel chains and boutique hotels


Discover insights and case studies from industry leaders challenges within designing and developing sustainable hotels


Learn practical strategies to minimise general operational costs through operational efficiencies and technology innovation


Benefit from a highly interactive program such as interactive discussions, a debate and roundtables to build conversations around hotel design and development

Who you will meet at the Hotel Design and Development Summit 2017?

The following job titles:

  • General Manager
  • Chief of Operations
  • Hotel Manager
  • Managing Director
  • Regional General Manager
  • Design and Development
  • Head of Design

From the following Industries:

  • Hotel Chains
  • Independent Hotels
  • Management Companies/Operators
  • Developers
  • Architects
  • Construction Companies
Sponsors & Exhibitors