HX: The Hotel Experience Creates Advisory Board

Speaker Peter Yesawich at HX: The Hotel Experience Show in 2017

Cincinnati, Ohio—Hospitality Media Group (HMG), which recently acquired HX: The Hotel Experience, has announced the formation of its advisory board. The board will be comprised of innovators, thought leaders, and experts within the hospitality industry.

To help shape and guide the strategy of HX, the board will work closely with the HMG leadership team to provide valuable experience and insights into the development of the show and the HX brand. The advisory board will help evolve and develop a comprehensive voice and overall brand image around the hospitality experience. The group held its first meeting in New York City on February 20-21, 2018.

“HMG and the Advisory Board share the same passion and mission of transforming the hospitality industry. The Advisory Board will play a critical role in helping us identify areas of innovation, technology, education, industry trends, and research,” Tedd Swormstedt, CEO of HMG, says. “The HX brand will be focused on advancing the professional network and helping our community grow its business by improving the overall hospitality guest experience in unique and differentiated ways.”

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The advisory board members are:

Top photo: Speaker Peter Yesawich at HX: The Hotel Experience Show in 2017

First Name
Last Name
Title
Company
Andrea
Belfanti
Executive Director
International Society of Hospitality Consultants
Vijay
Dandapani
President & CEO
Hotel Association of New York City
Marsha
Diamond
President
Diamond Approach
Michael
Dominguez
Chief Sales Officer
MGM Resorts International
Mark
Dorr
President
New York State Hospitality & Tourism Association
Dahlia
El-Gazzar
Tech Evangelist + Idea Igniteur
Dahlia and Co
Valerie
Ferguson
Regional General Manager
Walt Disney Parks & Resorts U.S.
Brian
Foos
CFO
HMG
Dave
Gabri
Chairman
Associated Luxury Hotels International
Sean
Hennessey
Clinical Asst Professor
NYU and Lodging Advisors
Dan
Hogan
HX Brand Director
HMG
Nan
Marchand Beauvois
SVP Councils, GM ESTO
U.S. Travel Association
John
Parke
President
Leadership Synergies
Andrew
Rigie
Executive Director
NYC Hospitality Alliance
Phil
Robinson
HX Show Director
HMG
Chip
Rogers
President & CEO
Asian American Hotel Owners Association
John
Samson
Trade Shows & Marketing
Dormakaba (Saflok Ilco)
Tedd
Swormstedt
CEO
HMG
Allison
Traylor
Marketing Manager
HMG
Lana
Trevisan
Vice President of Restaurant, Bars & Events
Two Roads Hospitality
Rich
Tuckwell
Chief Commercial Officer
Avvio
Dave
Turner
Editor/Chief Evangelist
Tabletop Journal
Sean
Verney
General Manager
The Westin Time Square