HX TECHpitch


The HX TECHpitch is back for its third year. With our renewed focus on reimagining hospitality, the HX team is looking for new tech innovations that stand out from the crowd to help reimagine our industry. Those innovations that make their customers smile because of not only an awesome experience, but because they have you as a forward thinking partner that makes them look even better.

If you think your tech brings the pizzazz we’re looking for, enter to be a part of the HX TECHpitch this November as part of the new HX show.

The criteria for entering the HX TECHpitch are straightforward:

  • 1. You’re an HX 2018 exhibitor. Submit your enrty for consideration here.*

  • 2. Your tech serves the hospitality industry.

  • 3. Delivery. Everyone has seen Shark Tank. It’s all in the delivery. If your company.product is chosen, you will have 5 minutes to present on the HX Tech stage in the Marketplace to our panel of industry judges that includes hospitality executives and media (and also to a packed theater of interested HX attendees).

*This competition is ONLY for HX exhibitors.


The judges for the HX TECHpitch are thought leaders in the hospitality industry and love keeping up with technology trends!

They will be involved in the selection process for the shortlist - there will only be a shortlist of tech companies that will make it! The judges will also be onsite for the pitches so bring your A-game if your company makes it into the shortlist!


Valerie Ferguson
Regional General Manager
Walt Disney Company

Are Morch
Hotel Blogger and Social Media Consultant

Gregory J Pesik
Managing Director, Applied Intelligence

Vijay Dandapani
President & CEO

The winner will be awarded a tech kiosk at HX: The Hotel Experience 2019.

Simple Terms

All award submissions will be reviewed and voted onsite at HX: The Hotel Experience by a panel of judges! The winner will be awarded and recognized at the show. Your company must be an exhibitor to participate, there is no additional entry fee for this competition.


  • 1. Complete the submission form by October 15, 2018

  • 2. Finalists will be notified by November 2, 2018

  • 3. Present to our judges at HX on November 11, 2018

  • The winner will be awarded and recognized on the same day. November 11, 2018

If you are looking to exhibit at HX, click here.

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