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02/15/2016

Crowd Companies Founder to Present MURTEC® 2016 Keynote Address

Hospitality Technology (HT) magazine has announced that Jeremiah Owyang, founder of Crowd Companies will present the keynote address at MURTEC ® (Multi-Unit Restaurant Technology Conference; www.murtec.com) on March 16 at Paris Las Vegas Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.
 
Owyang will open the three-day conference with a session titled, How the Collaborative Economy is Impacting Restaurants & What to Do About it.

The session will discuss how from AirBnb and TaskRabbit to Uber and Lyft, the sharing economy is on the rise -- guest expectations are changing. In this keynote session, Owyang  will take MURTEC attendees on a journey to understand how to they can tap into the crowd.
 
Learn how to better use your own resources and create new business opportunities, while reducing operating costs. Discover the three ways your organization must shift in order to embrace the collaborative economy.  Find out how to activate technologies to make goods and services available on demand, reducing waste. Learn how to tap into marketplaces. Finally, find out how restaurants can tap into the crowd into every business function, reducing costs and increasing innovation.

Key points of the session will include:
How the Collaborative Economy Technology stack is shaping up
What are the common use cases, and what technology is required to support it
What is the impact to businesses, and how can we get ahead
What companies and leaders must do now to overcome this disruption.
 
The 2016 MURTEC, will be held Tuesday, March 15 through Thursday, March 17, 2016 at Paris Las Vegas Resort & Casino. Produced by Hospitality Technology, MURTEC is lauded as the must-attend, “gold standard” event for more than 500 restaurant technology executives and solution providers. MURTEC offers three days of compelling sessions and invaluable networking opportunities.

About Hospitality Technology
Hospitality Technology (HT) is the only publication dedicated to covering the role of information technology in improving business performance for hotel and restaurant operators. The Hospitality Technology editorial portfolio includes: a print publication that publishes nine times annually and reaches more than 16,000 hospitality industry executives, three networking and educational events (MURTEC, Hotel Technology Forum and Restaurant Executive Summit), a comprehensive website, e-newsletters, web seminars, and several exclusive annual reports and studies. Visit Hospitality Technology online at www.htmagazine.com. Hospitality Technology is published by media company Edgell Communications, headquartered in Randolph, N.J.