Pineapple Follies at the Vegas HTHP CES 2020 Dinner

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The Hospitality Technology Hacks & Pundits gathered for another great night out on January 9th at the CES 2020 Dinner.

Fifty industry professionals from around the world congregated for the evening including representatives from the vendor technology, hotel operations, gaming operations, global and industry media, industry membership organisations and industry consultants.

Great gathering and dinner. Glad I was able to attend.

Christopher Chan – The Hongkong & Shanghai Hotels

This year we chose local new restaurant entrant, Lamaii for their intimate and unique dining environment and bold modern Thai dishes. The spice was on and a few of our guests were feeling the heat! The Lamaii beverage team also created a unique Asian inspired cocktail list for Montellano’s Revenge, named for Daniel and Dennis Montellano as well as His Masters Voice for David Berger. Pimm’s rounded out the Hack & Pundit conjuring images of the Foreign Corespondents Club in Phnom Penh with a cooler style long beverage.

Guests included industry professionals from Duetto, MGM Resorts, TRAVHOTECH, The Hongkong & Shanghai Hotels, SkyWire, Shift4, PAM, CIRQ+, Caesars Entertainment, Hospitality Upgrade, Hospitality Financial & Technology Professionals, Hospitality Technology Next Generation, The Daily Mail, Volara, Oracle Hospitality, Impulsify, My Smart Jarvis, Legrand Hospitality, Haddington Dynamics, insighti, Farestar Travel Club, Enchantment Group, Equilibrium Audio, ENG Infotech, Hudini, Mobitila, Hospitality Technology, D&B Audiotechnik, Dream Hotel Group, hiGuard, Mountain West Telecom, Newmind Productions, EnsembleIQ, Quore, Microsoft, McRevenue, Avnet Silica & Full Booth Marketing.

Rounding out the festivities guests wholeheartedly participated in Hospitality Technology Hacks & Pundits Pineapple Follies. A homage to the symbol of hospitality, the Pineapple and some light hearted moments in front of Testbed Vegas’ digital storyteller, Martin S Fuentes.

Hospitality Technology Hacks & Pundits will reconvene in June 2020 for the annual Summer Dinner. To stay in touch register on


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