Never let it be said that there is a chance to be bored at The AHC. In addition to our inspirational and practical programme, there are boundless ways to network during the event.
Building on the success established last year, The AHC 2017 will host a number of workshop sessions created to provide an intimate learning environment lead by industry specialists in their respective fields.One of these highly focussed workshops will discuss recruitment and retention in the hospitality sector.
The Big Debate - To Brand or Not To Brand – will take place at The AHC 2017 on Wednesday 11th October, 15:30 – 16:15 in the Deansgate Suite of the Hilton Manchester Deansgate Hotel.
Those familiar with The AHC will know the Market Overview is a hotly anticipated, highly informative, and if recent performances are anything to go, wildly amusing (who can forget the CBRE Chief Economist and THAT skiing scene?) headline session at The AHC. The presentation provides market analysis combined with trend predictions and informative commentary on the hotel market across the UK.
We thrive on the challenge to continuously deliver a closing keynote speaker who surprises, delights, Inspires and motivates. This year’s closing speaker is no exception. Except he is the exception...
The AHC are proud to support The Great Hotel Bike Ride once again for 2017, taking place 9-10 October from St Pancras Renaissance to Hilton Manchester Deansgate in aid of Mustard Tree and Alexander Jansons Foundation.
We won't keep you long - it's nearly the weekend and time for a well earned rest: The AHC Early Bird rate of £525.00 will end at midnight tonight, Friday 30th June. After this, the standard rate of £595.00 plus VAT will be available.
The Early Bird rate will end at midnight on Friday 30th June. Book now to join the hundreds who have already secured their place at the leading event for the UK hotel industry on the 11th and 12th October 2017.
We're excited to announce the second of our outstanding keynote speakers for The AHC 2017: Greg Dyke, chairman of Vine Hotels. Greg will be taking to the stage on the morning of Thursday 11th October.
We're so excited to announce the first of our outstanding key note speakers for The AHC 2017, the Man of Steel himself, Chris Penn. Chris will be taking to the stage on the morning of Thursday 12th October.
Social media is changing the way we live, work and play. It allows us to share opinions, make decisions, network and so much more. It also enhances the conference experience and we'd like you to join our social media platforms to converse, debate and engage with us, and your peers, before during and after the event. Let's connect!
Manchester is a busy and vibrant city. Accommodation is plentiful but can become fully booked quickly, especially at the height of conference season. We have negotiated preferred rates for AHC delegates at all the following hotels in Manchester...
In light of the seismic changes facing the UK over the coming months, politically, culturally and economically, in October The AHC 2017 will seek to address these changes in relation to the hospitality industry across the UK. The event promises to highlight the opportunities that the shifting landscape will present and as always, provide practical advice and guidance that can be directly applied to the operations of a hotel business.
Registration for The AHC 2017 is now open. The AHC – Embracing Change, Seizing Opportunities The 14th AHC will take place on the 11th and 12th October 2017 at the Hilton Manchester Deansgate Hotel.
Hoteliers from across the UK gathered for the 13th AHC held at the Hilton Deansgate Hotel in Manchester last week for a conference complete with a wide variety of presentations, panel discussions and workshops interspersed with multiple networking and socialising opportunities.
True to our word, we listen to delegate feedback and incorporate suggestions into The AHC. One such suggestion, and new to The AHC 2016, is a series of workshops designed to address key areas of hotel operations. These workshops will be smaller in nature than the traditional plenary presentations and focus on three topics you have told us are important to you...
We are delighted to announce the closing key note speaker for The AHC 2016 will be Professor Martin Elliott, Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) for Children.
It sounds an unlikely combination, but the answer is truly thrilling, edge-of-the-seat fascinating and a roller coaster of emotion from our closing key note speaker. To make the connection then join us at The AHC on 12 and 13 October in Manchester to learn, network and be inspired.
We here at the Annual Hotel Conference would like to invite you to join us on the 18th & 19th October 2016 at the Independent Hotel Show, at Olympia London.
The Economic Overview at this year’s AHC will be presented by Trevor Williams, Author & Professor of Economics and Finance, University of Derby. In advance of the event in October, The AHC sat down with Trevor for an overview on his state of the nation...
Now in its second year, the "Great Hotel Bike Ride" challenge from London to Manchester will be taking place on Monday 10th and Tuesday 11th of October 2016. Registration closes Friday 5th August
It’s business as usual here at The AHC and this is the first in a series detailing topical subjects we will be discussing at this year’s AHC...
Today is the final day for registering on The AHC 2016 Early Bird rate of £495.00 plus VAT. If you are still undecided, perhaps we can help.....
Introducing, for sales directors, managers and executives of group and independent hotels, the first National Hotel Sales Conference. Taking place the home town of The AHC, at Radisson Blu, Manchester Airport on Thursday 14 July.
As everyone who attends the AHC knows, the event is created for industry, by industry, with a specific focus on the independent hoteliers across the UK. This flows primarily from the programme which addresses practical and operational topics that hoteliers today are immersed in and is supported by various networking opportunities and an engaging and informative exhibition.
And all the men and women merely players. And yet....some of those players happen to be leading key note speakers who you won’t want to miss on The AHC stage! Continuing our conference theme of Performing in Transient Times, we are delighted to introduce Thomas Dubaere, COO HotelServices, AccorHotels UK and Ireland who will deliver the opening key note on Tuesday 12th October at the Hilton Manchester Deansgate hotel.
Now in its second year, the "Great Hotel Bike Ride" challenge from London to Manchester will be taking place on Monday 10th and Tuesday 11th of October 2016.
Hosted by BDRC Continental’s Hotels & Hospitality experts, the Forum will provide data and insight on some of the industry’s burning issues. Thursday 15 September, Amba Hotel Charing Cross, London
Early Bird Ticket Reminder - With over 50% of the Early Bird allocation tickets sold already, we encourage you to secure yours today. There are only 200 Early Bird tickets available and once they're gone, they're gone!
Performing in Transient Times will be the theme of this year’s Annual Hotel Conference (AHC), taking place on the 12th & 13th October at the Hilton Manchester Deansgate hotel.
On 22nd March, theEword are hosting a free, 35-minute webinar for businesses that operate in the travel, leisure & tourism sector - all about how to be successful online. Using their experience in the sector and a client case study, they'll be sharing top tips and industry know-how to help destinations stand-out online.
Registration for The AHC 2016 is now open. Register now to secure your place at the leading event for the UK hotel industry.
Get tickets for the hotel industry’s leading forum for debating and forecasting hospitality trends, the Master Innholders General Managers’ Conference and hear from guest speakers including entrepreneurial mastermind Luke Johnson, award-winning behaviourist Jez Rose, Gorgeous Group’s founder Robbie Bargh, digital marketing and ecommerce expert Dan Christian and global travel market trends analyst Katherine Le Quesne of Deloitte.
One of the much debated topics at The AHC last month was the impact of the living wage on the hospitality sector. In the paper below, industry legal experts, Squire Patton Boggs discuss this and invite you to attend a seminar dedicated to this area.