HITEC Toronto 2023 Recap

July 7, 2023
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HITEC Toronto 2023 Recap: Uniting the Hospitality Industry with Tech Innovation

The HITEC (Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition & Conference) 2023 recently concluded in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Produced by the Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP), HITEC brought together hospitality industry leaders, tech enthusiasts, and innovative solution providers from around the globe. This year’s event took place at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre from June 26-29.

Onyx at HITEC Toronto 2023

Onyx exhibited at HITEC Toronto 2023. Pictured top right: Onyx’s Marian McClain and Joaquin Fernandez Rey on the trade show floor. Bottom left: Ashley Perkins, Global Program Director for M&E, giving a GroupPay demo at Onyx’s booth.

HITEC 2023 was a celebration of technological advancements in the hospitality industry. The expo hall floor was abuzz with discussions as attendees explored the exhibitors’ booths. From state-of-the-art artificial intelligence (AI) to contactless check-in systems, this year’s event showcased an array of tech offerings and service providers that cater to various sectors of the hospitality industry.

Onyx HITEC Toronto Sponsorship

Onyx was a Silver Level Sponsor with prominent placement on the escalator runners leading to the registration area.

HITEC Toronto 2023 was an opportunity for attendees to learn about the latest and greatest in the industry and connect with peers. Led by industry experts and thought leaders, conference sessions covered a variety of topics, including the impact of generative AI on hospitality, the future talent needs in hospitality technology, and a hotel service delivery robot.

In line with tradition for its 51st show, HITEC 2023 included the HITEC Europe E20X pitch competition, where startups had the chance to pitch their tech solutions to a panel of expert judges and a live audience. This competition highlighted the ingenuity and creativity of emerging startups in the hospitality tech space and rewarded the most promising innovations.

HITEC’s 2023 event in Toronto lived up to its reputation as a premier conference in the hospitality tech market. By bringing together industry leaders, tech enthusiasts, and innovative solution providers, the show was a success. From engaging educational sessions (like this hotel service delivery robot from ROBOTIS) to emerging tech demos and priceless networking opportunities, HITEC 2023 left a lasting impression on attendees, speakers, and exhibitors alike.

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