The Master Innholders 24th Annual General Managers’ Conference, taking place on 16-17 January 2017 at the newly opened Hilton London Bankside, titled The Next Generation. An Industry Revolution. is set to be the biggest yet but why should hospitality professionals apply? Here are the top five reasons to attend: Stellar line-up Seasoned speakers, including sustainable expert Leo Johnson, data analyst Christophe Jouan and social media expert Tiffany St. James, will take to the stage to inspire, entertain and inform delegates on the latest trends, research and legislation for the industry. Network with fellow professionals The Master Innholders Conference is attended by a range professionals across the hospitality industry. The programme provides ample networking time, allowing delegates to catch up with old colleagues, build a list of new contacts and meet the conference’s sponsors. Experience Bankside Representing the next generation of Hilton Hotels, Hilton London Bankside is located in the heart of SE1. For the first time, conference delegates will be able to experience the modern interior, traditional service and artistic surroundings the hotel has to offer. Executive Chef Paul Bates has designed a range of imaginative menus, that will be served throughout the two days, along the theme of inspiring the next generation and revolutionising hospitality. Plan for the year ahead Being at the start of the year the conference is the perfect foundation for hoteliers and industry professionals to cement their business strategy for the year ahead. Although many hoteliers have already started planning for the year ahead, Share knowledge The conference is an opportunity for delegates to be part of the discussion and address upcoming challenges and growth areas head-on as the UK’s fourth largest industry. Knowledge gained can be fed back to colleagues that are unable to attend, ensuring that the whole hotel can benefit from the programme content. Debbie Taylor FIH MI, Regional Managing Director at Macdonald Hotels, is the Chairman of the Conference Committee this year. Commenting on the concept for next year’s must-attend event she said: “This year’s title represents the cyclical evolvement of the hospitality industry which is constantly developing to be better and bigger, and the conference signifies this and looks at how we can continue to innovate for generations to come.” The Master Innholders General Managers’ Conference is a staple of the hotelier’s calendar and next year’s agenda is set to explore the future of hospitality and the evolving generations of strategy, design, leadership and consumer. To find out more about the conference and to book tickets, please visit www.masterinnholders.co.uk/conference. Follow @MasterInnH #GMConf17 on Twitter speaker announcements, special offers and other news about the two-day event.