Day 1

2024: Empowering Teams and Thrilling Guests

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Program

Inspire, Innovate, Initiate Change.

Ready for a day full of inspiration, innovation, and the introduction of change? The first day of the BEAM Summit, on Thursday, June 6, 2024, at the Bolzano Exhibition Center, is precisely geared towards that. Dive into a world of inspiration, networking, and unique food experiences. This event provides the opportunity to learn firsthand how the major challenges of hospitality can be addressed and overcome. An opportunity to collectively shape the future of hospitality. With simultaneous translation in GER-ITA-ENG (except BEAM Labs), no vision remains unheard. 

11:00 AM

F&B Experience

Welcome Brunch offered by OLM Nature Escape

12:00 PM

Intro

Through the moderation duo of Christian Hamerle, Head of Food Service Innovation Lab, and Maria-Elisabeth Laimer, Co-Founder of Freedl.

Christian and Maria-Elisabeth are gamechangers themselves and are familiar with the challenges of the hospitality industry. 

12:15 PM

BEAM Inspiration Talk

Creating Waves: The art of forming collaborative communities and initiating visionary projects with them

Claus Sendlinger | Founder Design Hotels & Co-Founder Slow

Host: Tanja Heuchele I Editorial Director, nomad Magazine

Claus Sendlinger is a gifted master at uniting a fascinating mix of the brightest minds from various fields of hospitality, art, and culture behind his visionary ideas. A community that embodies a new form of hospitality and actively seeks to shape it. A hospitality that places values, diversity, and sustainability at its core.

01:00 PM

Networking

Business speed dating

During this networking session, there's an opportunity to make cross-sector contacts through brief conversations and collectively shape a new hospitality industry.

01:45 PM

BEAM Labs

Lab #1 | Radical humanity (in GER,  simultaneous translation in ITA & ENG)

How authentic leaders inspire people and motivate them to perform at their best

Lab #2 | AI as a boost  (in ENG, no simultaneous translation)

How AI can increase competitiveness and employee satisfaction

Lab #3 | Empower local connections  (in ENG, no simultaneous translation) (sponsored by Tourist office of the city of Bolzano) 

How do I become the most attractive destination for both employees and guests/customers?

Lab #4 | Local as a mindset  (in GER, no simultaneous translation)

Why is now the right time to score points with sustainability and social commitment?

(4 parallel  - choose 1 – details see below)      

03:15 PM

Networking

Networking & Coffee Break

In a relaxed atmosphere, ideas are shared and valuable contacts are made, supported by fresh coffee and local delicacies.

04:15 PM

Recap BEAM Labs

4 x Results of Labs

The presentation of the four main insights from the labs provides valuable insights and practical solutions for the key challenges of the industry.

05:00 PM

Keynote

Sixth sense: the new luxury in tourism? 

Sara Abdel Masih | Hotelmanager, CEO of Sensory Academy Management, certified NLP trainer

We discover how sensory and perception beyond the five senses can shape revolutionary and sustainable hospitality experiences

07:30 PM

Evening Experience

Evening & Food Experience with unique chefs at Messner Mountain Museum Firmian | Sigmundskron Castle

The exclusive evening event at Messner Mountain Museum Firmian at Sigmundskron Castle combines fascinating insights into the human-mountain relationship with inspiring networking in a unique atmosphere.

Lab #1 | Radical humanity  (in GER, simultaneous translation in ITA & ENG)

How authentic leaders inspire people and motivate them to perform at their best

Laura Bornmann | HR expert and leadership coach, Düsseldorf

Lab #2 | AI as a boost  (in ENG, no simultaneous translation)
How AI can increase competitiveness and employee satisfaction

Reinhard Lanner | Strategy Advisor Travel & Hospitality, Austria

Erich Eichstetter | New Digital Product Developer, Basque Culinary Center

Lab #3 | Empower local connections  (in ENG, no simultaneous translation) (sponsored by Tourist office of the city of Bolzano) 
How do I become the most attractive destination for both employees and guests/customers?

Signe Jungersted | CEO & Founder Group NAO, Copenhagen

Nicola Accurso | Managing Director 21 House of Stories, Milan

Lab #4 | Local as a mindset  (in GER, no simultaneous translation)
Why is now the right time to score with sustainability and social engagement?

Rebecca Clopath | Natural Chef, Switzerland

Nadine & Tom Michelberger | Michelberger Hotel & Farm, Berlin

The four labs will be held simultaneously, and prior registration is required. All ticket purchasers will receive an email with registration details well before the start of the summit.

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