Sponsors

GOLD


Booking.com B.V., part of the Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), owns and operates Booking.com™, the world leader in booking accommodation online. Each day, over 1,200,000 room nights are reserved on Booking.com. The Booking.com website and apps attract visitors from both the leisure and business sectors worldwide.


Established in 1996, Booking.com B.V. guarantees the best prices for every type of property, from small, family-run bed and breakfasts to executive apartments and five-star luxury suites. Truly international, Booking.com is available in more than 40 languages, and offers 1,122,407 active properties in 225 countries and territories.


 

With more than one million rooms priced daily on its advanced systems, IDeaS Revenue Solutions leads the industry with the latest revenue management software solutions and advisory services. Powered by SAS® and more than 26 years of experience, IDeaS proudly supports more than 7,000 clients in 94 countries and is relentless about empowering hoteliers to build and maintain revenue management cultures—from single properties to world-renowned estate hotels—by focusing on a simple promise: Driving Better Revenue.

IDeaS delivers the expertise, maturity and next-generation analytics for more insightful and profitable revenue opportunities—not just for rooms, but across the entire hotel enterprise.

For more information, visit www.ideas.com

 

Guest expectations are escalating, ever intensifying the challenge to meet the rising demand for more sophisticated technology and connectivity. When you select PSAV®, a perfect partnership is formed that delivers innovative resources and legendary customer service to create truly memorable experiences. With more than 1,200 partnerships in multiple countries, PSAV is proud to be the preferred technology partner of prestigious facility brands throughout North America, Asia, the Middle East and Europe.

It is our mission to provide legendary service and innovative technology that will allow for the achievement of event goals whether an intimate gathering or elaborate stage production.

 

Travelzoo® provides our 28 million members insider deals and one-of-a-kind experiences personally reviewed by one of our deal experts around the globe. With more than 25 offices worldwide, we have our finger on the pulse of outstanding travel, entertainment, and lifestyle experiences. For over 15 years we have worked in partnership with more than 2,000 top travel vendors—our long-standing relationships allow us access to the very best deals.

 

 

 

 

 

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Imagine a world powered by renewable energy. Now help make it happen. Bullfrog Power is Canada’s leading green energy provider, offering renewable energy solutions that enable individuals and businesses to reduce their environmental impact and support the development of green energy projects across Canada. Learn more at bullfrogpower.com.

 

 

Expedia, Inc. is one of the largest online travel companies in the world, with an extensive brand portfolio that includes some of the world’s leading online travel brands.

 

As part of the world’s largest brand experience organization, Freeman Audio Visual uses the power of technology to make meaningful connections with a multitude of audiences through the production of meetings, conventions, special events and trade shows. Freeman invests heavily in maintaining and growing its stable of state-of-the-art technology around the world. Freeman Audio Visual provides a full range of services to support the way audiences engage with content as the landscape continues to change.


Hotwire is your go-to partner to sell unsold rooms to incremental customers via our unique Hot Rate® model.  Because we don't show your hotel name at the time of booking, you can safely and confidently discount on our site.  Best of all, we work with you to sell rooms when you need it most!

With multiple ways to save on hotel rooms, rental cars, airline tickets, vacation packages and cruises, priceline.com is a one-stop-shop for travelers looking for great deals.  In addition to getting compelling published prices for hundreds of thousands of hotels, rental cars and flights, travelers can take advantage of priceline.com’s unique set of savings products, including Express Deals ®, Tonight-Only Deals ®, and our patented Name Your Own Price ® bidding service.   With  these services, travelers can book exceptional deals up to 60% off instantly on their desktop, tablet, or mobile device.

Reknown is a Vancouver-based consultancy founded by author and former hotel general manager Daniel E. Craig. Reknown helps hotels and travel companies understand and adopt the latest trends, tools and best practices in marketing, guest experience and online reputation management. 

 

TravelClick provides innovative solutions for hotels around the globe that increase revenue, reduce cost, and improve performance. Our suite of solutions supports our clients with travel marketing and reservations management tools, as well as comprehensive business intelligence. TravelClick has a worldwide on-the-ground presence that enables us to maintain a deep understanding of local markets in the context of the global hospitality industry.

  

 

 

 


2017 Sponsorship Program

HSMAI is the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International, and British Columbia became a chapter of this association in 2013! Since then, we have put together a variety of educational and networking opportunities for the Hospitality Professionals in British Columbia with great results, winning “Best of the Best” awards from HSMAI in each year, most recently receiving three awards for the 2015/2016 year in Education, Partnership and Communication.

For 2017, we are introducing a new annual program. All annual partners will receive the following:

·         Logo on the HSMAI British Columbia Website with a brief paragraph about your company (up to 40 words) with links back to your website

·         Logo featured on a Pop-Up Banner displayed at all events – 4 educational and 2 networking (pop-up banner will include logos of all annual partners)

·         Logo featured on each of our Quarterly Newsletters sent to our database of over 800 hospitality professionals

·         Complimentary attendance at our two annual networking events

This opportunity is available at $195 for 2017; a select number are available

We have a limited number of Gold Partnerships available. Gold Partnership includes all of the above benefits, plus:

·         Opportunity to submit one article for one of our Quarterly Newsletters (maximum one per newsletter). Space will be allocated based on order of commitment to the Gold Partnership level.

·         Logo on the HSMAI Website can include information on your company up to 100 words

·         Up to two tickets at 50% off for each of our local chapter Educational Events or up to two tickets free if the attendee also holds a membership

Only 4 Gold Partnerships are available for $495 for 2017