INDIE Cultivate

Cultivate is a conference focused on innovation, investment, and technology adoption in the independent hospitality, travel and lifestyle sectors. It will bring hoteliers, technology companies, investment bankers, M&A advisors, and venture capitalists together in one incredible setting.

Cultivate features groundbreaking dialogue on varying topics within hospitality tech in an array of formats including keynote speakers, debates, panels, conversations, & forums (round table discussions).

This dialogue will be led by technology companies that are leaders in their domains and will present and discuss alongside challengers and disruptors. Hoteliers will share their challenges that affect operations and guest experience, as well as the opportunities for tech companies to find solutions and partner with them. Investors and bankers will highlight which technologies are hot, the current tech landscape, and how it is expected to evolve with capital flow and M&A.

Some topics to be addressed by these industry revolutionaries include:

Practical AI Applications
Web3: Generative AI, NFTs & the Metaverse
The Future of Travel Tech
M&A Programming: Leaders & Challengers – Disruption or Acquisition
Automated vs. Personalized Experiences

We are thrilled to bring the innovative minds of tech experts, trailblazing hoteliers and financial specialists into one space to share insights on the future of the hospitality industry.

Accessible by the F Train, the tram, NYC Ferry, and car, The Graduate New York is a scholastic retreat in the middle of the East River.

Designed by internationally renowned design firm Snøhetta, the hotel combines bright, modern spaces with scenic views of both Manhattan and Queens. Here, old school meets New Age as futuristic themes, colorful motifs and pops of color blend with nods to Roosevelt Island history.

Looking forward to seeing you there on July 11th and 12th!

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Jul 11 - 12 2023


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The Graduate Hotel, Roosevelt Island
Graduate New York, North Loop Road, New York, NY


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