Visitor registration has opened for the Independent Hotel Show, in partnership with James Hallam, which returns to Olympia London on 16-17 October.

The UK’s only trade event dedicated to the boutique an independent hotel sector, the Independent Hotel Show welcomes a diverse range of hoteliers for two days of networking, learning and product sourcing.

A carefully curated selection of over 200 innovative businesses – including transformational hospitality tech, high-end design & décor suppliers and unique in-room F&B solutions – will be on hand to discuss their latest products and services.

Glenn Wallace, Event Manager for the Independent Hotel Show, comments: “This year’s show is packed with fascinating discussions, quality suppliers and countless opportunities to celebrate what makes this community unique.”

A jam-packed seminar programme

This year the Independent Hotel Show will be hosting a range of insightful presentations, discussions and debates across the Innovation Stage, in partnership with eviivo and designed by New Heritage, and the Hotel Business Stage, in partnership with HotelPartner and designed by Design Command.

From marketing your hotel and working effectively with influencers to the psychology of design and putting the ‘S’ back into ESG, each stage will platform leading hoteliers and hospitality experts from across the UK.

An exciting addition to this year’s event is a partnership with LEVEN Hotels for an interactive showcase of the LEVENverse, a fun virtual immersive hotel environment built in the Metaverse.

Timothy Griffin, Co-Founder of LEVEN Hotels, comments: “We’re delighted to be partnering with the Independent Hotel Show this year and showcasing the possibilities of the metaverse for the hotel sector.”

Guests at the show will once again have the opportunity to meet with peers and discuss industry trends and best practice in the Social Business Space, designed by New Heritage, with hosted roundtables covering the latest opportunities and challenges in the hotel sector.

Independent Hotel Show 2023 has also partnered with sustainability consultant Sarah Duncan to provide real value for hoteliers looking to learn more about how to improve their sustainability initiatives.

Duncan comments: “The ESG Hub at this year’s Independent Hotel Show is designed to educate and engage – not to preach or intimidate. We hope that everyone visiting the hub will walk away with a nugget or two of knowledge or inspiration to help on their ESG journey, plus find some helpful solutions to common challenges.”

Carefully curated suppliers to the independent hotel sector  

Visitors to the Independent Hotel Show this year can expect to meet with quality suppliers including fresh quality flower supplier Fredericks of London, digital marketing agency Umi Digital and sustainability focussed bed brand Hypnos.

The event will also feature leading hotel cosmetics supplier ADA Cosmetics. Delaine Walker, Vice President of Sales – UK & Ireland, comments: “Dispenser innovation and hygiene is at the forefront of trends in the hotel sector this year. We will be showcasing an interactive wall of dispenser options for hotels to test and try out at this year’s show.”

To learn more about everything on offer at Independent Hotel Show 2023, and to register for your complimentary trade ticket, head to