HBAA Forum opens in Birmingham

The HBAA annual forum has kicked off today (4 September) at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole hotel with a record-breaking number of delegates.

Chris Parnham, HBAA chairman
Chris Parnham, HBAA chairman

More than 300 delegates from the hotel booking and venue community are attending the two-day HBAA Forum 2014, which is taking place at The Hilton Birmingham Metropole from 4-5 September 2014.

Speakers include industry stalwart and chairman of the Hotel Marketing Co., Dev Anand; former chief executive of Dyson, Martin McCourt; and Richard Watson, publisher of the ‘What’s Next’ report on global trends.

Day one will culminate in a gala dinner with the HBAA Awards 2014. 

Pre-registrations for the event were at an all time high, with more than 300 delegate registrations for the annual event

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