Technology Forum

We are excited to announce the new Technology Forum for the first time at the New Zealand Hotel Industry Conference.

Where: Cordis, Auckland

When:  Wednesday 04 July 2018

Time:    12.30pm - 2:30pm

Registration from 12.00pm.

A light lunch will be available 12pm -12.30pm


* Global Technology Trends in Hotels
   presented by Ted Horner

Topics include

  • Mobile key 
  • Tablets in Guestrooms
  • Self Service
  • Mobile Guest Apps
  • Bandwidth Battles
  • Need for guests to access their own content while in the guestroom
  • Robots are coming
  • Voice Activation where does it fit in hotels

Followed by Q&A session with hoteliers discussing what they are doing with new technology.

Ted Horner

E Horner & Associates and Information Technology & Services Consultant

In 1989, Ted established E Horner & Associates Pty Ltd, a consulting practice specialising in technology consulting to the hospitality industry and is now widely respected as Australia's leading consultant in this area.

In 1996, Ted created Australia’s first dedicated hospitality technology conference called AHT, while this event does not exist now, in its place is Teds Conference which started in 2012.  Teds is a half day seminar featuring global speakers on technology for senior managers and owners/developers to educate them on major trends in technology in our industry.

In 2002 he was a founding member of Hotel Technology Next Generation (HTNG) a not for profit body which was established in the US to promote open systems integrations between vendors in the industry, today he is an Executive Advisor to HTNG.

In 2004 he was the first non-US person to be elected to the HITEC Technology Hall of Fame for his contribution to the advancement of technology in the hospitality industry.

In 2014 he was elected to the International Board of Directors of Hotel Technology Financial Professionals (HFTP) who run the largest hotel technology exhibition/conference in the world (HITEC)

Over the last 28 years Ted has attended and spoken at conferences in Europe, South Africa, Middle East, USA, most countries in SE Asia, India, China and the UK.

Ted has completed consulting assignments in the following countries Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, USA, Malaysia, Dubai and Papua New Guinea.

PLEASE NOTE:  If someone from your company has registered for Day Two of the Conference, registration to Day One is free of charge. If your company isn't registered to attend the Conference, Technology Forum Registration is $100 (incl GST).

Please register for the Technology Forum for catering purposes.

Top Technology Trends in 2018

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