A NEW EVENT FOR SMALL ACCOMMODATION PROVIDERS IN
Ayrshire | Dumfries and Galloway | Edinburgh | Glasgow | Scottish Borders | South Lanarkshire | Stirling | And surrounding areas...
The team behind Be My Guest understand that a day away from your customers is a big deal for accommodation providers.
That's why we have developed a unique event spanning three immersive zones which helps businesses maximise productivity, boost learning and save money.
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Be My Guest has been designed to deliver maximum impact on the businesses and lives of small accommodation providers who want to drive business growth, increase their property portfolio and seize new business opportunities.
And all on your doorstep as we travel around the UK to help providers develop local and national partnerships.
Visitor profiles of Be My Guest include:
Each Be My Guest event has 4-6 learning roundtables with a sharp individual focus on very specific topics. The tables are hosted by experts and allow owners and hosts to develop their businesses and become the best that they can be.
Roundtable topics vary for each event and include:
Be My Guest is shaping a market leading speaking stage delivered to the doors of small accommodation providers in Scotland.
We will cover technology, digital marketing, dealing with disruptive guests, cost-saving tips, new trends, smashing reviews, being top-rated and everything in between including legal and financial topics.
Great speakers are critical to the success of Be My Guest roadshows - it's great to learn from others.
Trainer and Consultant at How to Run a Bed and Breakfast, Paula has a valuable wealth of knowledge on how to run a successful bed and breakfast after owning her own award winning B&B business. Paula’s proud of her qualifications in Financial Services and her Associateship with the Chartered Institute of Bankers which gives her detailed knowledge of lending, property law, accountancy, tax, marketing and banking.
With her skills and experience Paula has worked in many roles that cover all elements needed to run a successful small accommodation property including IT consultancy, project management and process improvement. This will all lead to helping you achieving top ratings and improved revenue. Want to start your own small accommodation offering?? Paula can help you get to your goal quicker with her experience and knowledge. Visit Paula at BMG Live 2018
Michael is CRO at ReviewPro, the leading provider of Guest Intelligence solutions for the hospitality industry. He is responsible for leading and developing the sales growth of the company’s solutions globally. Michael has more than 15 years experience building effective sales organizations in competitive markets and fast growing businesses within the software industry. Prior to ReviewPro, Michael was the VP of Sales at NTR Global.
An experienced speaker and panelist, Michael frequently participates at key hospitality industry events and conferences, including Annual Hotel Conference, Travelclick Academy, UNWTO Seminars, Digital Travel Conferences, Hotel Operations Conference and Hotel Market Seminars.
Karen works with holiday home owners to help them make more money; by maximising the potential in their holiday rental and in themselves as business owners. Karen is a quality holiday cottage owner herself. She's worked for a holiday letting agency, is a qualified home stager and former departmental coach. Through The Business of Holiday Rental, Karen combines all that industry knowledge, holiday home business know-how, corporate experience and training and shares it with other holiday rental owners to empower them to earn more.
After graduating in 1972 in Information Science, Ken worked in various research roles in London including The Central Electricity Generating Board and Mars Confectionery. After relocating to the Midlands, he spent 16 years as the Information Science Development Manager for the RAC including the concept, implementation and project management of mobile PC technology into all RAC patrol vehicles.
In 2004 he decided to pursue his dream of renovating properties, and with the help of Paula, his wife, transformed dilapidated properties into contemporary homes. When the recession took hold in 2009 he diversified into letting and holiday letting and eventually converted his own detached home in Gloucestershire into an award winning B & B in 2012. In order to fully utilise his professional skills he started the training and consultancy business How to Run a Bed and Breakfast in 2014 with his wife, Paula.
Catherine has been working for Booking.com for 2 years as the Account Manager for the Glasgow area. Before Booking.com, Cat held different positions as business development manager and groups bookings manager and also graduated from Strathclyde University in hotel management.
Leona has represented employers views on employment and skills since 2008 working on issues ranging from equalities to youth employment. In her current role as, Programme Director for Developing the Young Workforce Glasgow, she is responsible for delivering better industry links with education across the city. The first of the 22 areas in Scotland to have matched every secondary school with a business partnership. Her work was recently recognised as the winner of the Best Use of Social Media at Scottish Digital Business Awards for the inspiration #nowrongpath campaign. She is also an active Board member of Refuweegeee, a grassroots charity established to provide a warm Glasgow welcome to displaced people who have arrived in the city.
A place to find new products, services, ideas and inspiration...
In Glasgow we will be showcasing the very best of the Scottish hospitality supply chain at the BMG Marketplace.
We will introducing visitors to the national commercial big hitters as well as the variety of excellence held by the region's independent suppliers.
Nevis Suite - Level 4
Hampden Conference and Events Centre
PLEASE NOTE NEW EVENT TIMES:
We will be open to welcome visitors from 9.45am - 3.30pm.
Hampden Conference and Event Centre is a connected venue with accessible links all over the Scottish region and surrounding areas.
We provide free parking onsite for Be My Guest visitors