Connecting You: Networking is Our Business


Forge Connections and Elevate Your Experience

Connecting investors, owners, operators, and developers

At NYU IHIIC, connections are more than just casual encounters - they're the foundation of future collaborations and business success. With over 500 companies attending from across the whole hospitality ecosystem, network, share ideas, and foster collaborations during our structured networking breaks, evening receptions, coffee bars, lunches, lounges, dedicated meeting spaces, and mobile app.

Whether you're sharing insights from sessions, discussing business strategies, or forming personal connections, every interaction is an opportunity for fruitful collaborations.

NYU Networking Intro

Welcome Reception

Welcome Reception

Welcome Reception at the New York Marriott Marquis on the Upper Terrace - floor 9, on Sunday evening.

Registration, coffee and networking

Registration, coffee and networking

Morning breakfast and throughout the day breaks hosted in the exhibition on floors 5 and 6, and networking area on floor 7.

Lunchtime Events

Lunchtime Events

Two networking lunches hosted in the Ballroom on floors 5, and the Upper Terrace on floor 9.

Evening reception

Evening reception

An evening reception to network and unwind in the Exhibition on floor 5, on Monday evening.

The Place Where Deals are Forged

The NYU exhibition area is the place where you’ll meet senior representatives and decision-makers, all ready to strike deals, from investors, hotel brands, and operators, to developers, brokers and lawyers. Initiate collaborations with new or existing partners to drive profitable alliances.

Connect directly with the capital you need to make the deals you want. At NYU IHIIC you can secure financing for your projects and build a robust deal pipeline, while optimizing your time efficiently with everyone under one roof. 


Stay connected with our innovative networking and event app.

Seamlessly connect with fellow attendees, schedule meetings, explore sponsor virtual exhibition stands, and access exhibitor profiles, all from your mobile device.

With the NYU IHIIC mobile event app, you can maintain connections before, during, and after the event, fostering relationships year-round.

Key Features:

  • Agenda: Access the full event agenda and create your personalized schedule
  • Speakers: Explore profiles of event speakers
  • Q&A & Polls: Participate in real-time interactions at virtual stands, access downloadable assets, and voice your questions and opinions
  • Announcements: Receive live event notifications and updates
  • Network: Connect with other attendees and discover shared interests
  • Sponsors: Learn more about our esteemed event sponsors

Please note: The platform is exclusive to registered NYU IHIIC attendees.

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