Named Chapter of the Year


The HSMAI Greater New York Chapter holds luncheons and other events throughout the year with some of the industry’s leading minds in the areas of marketing, sales, and revenue management. Our professional hospitality association’s informative events keep you updated on the ever evolving hospitality industry.

Our social networking circle allows you to connect with a wide range of members. These events not only offer members the opportunity for education and improvement, they offer a unique way to meet new business contacts and friends.

Our HSMAI Greater New York Chapter is one of over 40 HSMAI chapters in the United States.  We have consistently maintained Platinum status among the distinguished chapters that make up HSMAI Americas and have been the recipient of the Chapter of the Year award four times at the HSMAI Mike Leven Leadership Conference.

Our first-rate leadership team maintains our status of excellence by striving to remain current with the latest information and innovative techniques. Our organization of hospitality professionals continues to thrive and excel due to our years of experience, and a simple love of the job.



Founded in the United States in 1927, HSMAI is an individual membership organization comprised of nearly 7,000 members from 35 countries and chapters worldwide. HSMAI, a global organization of sales, marketing, and revenue management professionals, represents all segments of hospitality.

With a strong focus on education, HSMAI has become the industry champion, identifying and communicating trends in the hospitality industry. HSMAI is proud to be a leading voice for hospitality, sales, marketing, and revenue management disciplines.  This thriving global organization ultimately fuels success by connecting its members with their target audience, while helping them cultivate loyal customers.


The HSMAI Greater NY Chapter’s goal is to contribute positively to the success of the New York hospitality industry as well as to the careers and personal development of industry professionals who live and work in the Greater New York area. The chapter seeks to accomplish this via the following initiatives:

  1. Offering original, innovative, and informative educational programming to instruct our members and their management of the best practices in the areas of sales, marketing and revenue management.
  2. Offering various networking events and opportunities for members to form mutually beneficial relationships to improve both their businesses and careers.
  3. Highlighting the accomplishments and the careers of area industry professionals with our annual Chapter Awards of Excellence.
  4. Offering various opportunities for students to gain experience in the industry.
  5. Weekly insights from sales, marketing, and revenue optimization experts.




In 1927, a demand for ethical practices, combined with a desire to raise the knowledge and status of hotel executives, led to the formation of the first International Conference on Hotel Business Promotion, held on September 24th in Chicago.

Over the next eight decades, through booms and busts, wars and technological advances, the association, which is known today as the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International, continues to strive to elevate the profession and to help its members to improve their skills and advance their careers. The organization now boasts nearly 7,000 members in 35 countries around the world.

The Greater New York Chapter of HSMAI (formerly the “Big Apple” chapter) was founded in 1937 and has 500 members. With a strong focus on education, we seek to identify and communicate trends in the New York City hospitality industry as well as connect members to other members for their mutual benefit.

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