Global Distribution Conference

Munich | June 4 – 6, 2024



Tuesday, June 4 | 12:00 – 18:00
Breakout Sessions
Future Leaders of HEDNA (invitation only)
Welcome Event

Wednesday, June 5 | 09:00 – 22:00
HEDNA Lounge
General Session
Breakout Sessions
Networking Reception

Thursday, June 6 | 09:00 – 16:00
HEDNA Lounge
General Session
Breakout Sessions


Full agenda coming soon.


Our program will include a wide range of topics in hospitality distribution and many will be derived straight from industry headlines and recent news. Featuring all the relevant content you’ve come to expect, from legal insights and data trends to gritty conversations to propel the industry forward, HEDNA’s speaker lineup brings together the best and brightest thought leaders in our field. So register today, and get your popcorn ready for another compelling HEDNA conference!


Speakers coming soon. 


Hilton Munich Park
Am Tucherpark 7
80538 München


Conference rates from €189

Join us for #HEDNAMunich

Registration Rates

Registration for our Munich 2024 Global Distribution Conference includes access to all conference activities, including meals provided during the conference and evening receptions.

HEDNA is following the guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and local government agencies regarding in-person gatherings. We are committed to taking the appropriate precautions to provide a safe and healthy environment for all conference participants. Read our full Duty of Care statement.

If your company is not a member of HEDNA and you have not attended one of our conferences in the past three years, you may be eligible for a discount on your conference registration. Please complete this form to find out if you qualify for a discounted rate.


As always, HEDNA Members get the best pricing!
Thank you so much for your support.

Hospitality Professionals

Full Conference: $1,195 $995 thru March 8
HEDNA U 101 only: $29

Technology Partners

Full Conference: $1,695 $1,495 thru March 8
HEDNA U 101 Only: $29


Not a member yet?
Save up to $1,000 on this event by joining HEDNA first!

Hospitality Professionals

Full Conference: $2,195 $1,995 thru March 8
HEDNA U 101 Only: $59

Technology Partners

Full Conference: $2,695 $2,495 thru March 8
HEDNA U 101 Only: $59

Hilton Munich Park

Beside the Eisbach River, Hilton Munich Park is steps away from the English Garden and a five-minute walk from the Chinese Tower Beer Garden, making it a perfect location for the HEDNA Munich Global Distribution Conference and for attendees to take in all that Munich has to offer. Online booking is available now via the link below, and through the reservations department at +49 (0)89 3845 2525 or

Discounted rates start at €189. The deadline to book a room within the block is May 5, 2024.

HEDNA Lounge

HEDNA Lounge is the networking hub for events and is ideal for intimate partner discussions, socializing, meeting new faces and taking a break. Featuring refreshments, sponsor tables and more, be sure to carve out some time in your schedule to stop by the lounge for a coffee, catch up with old friends and make new connections!

Call for Content

HEDNA is seeking proposals for sessions at the Munich conference. If you have a session or topic idea that you think would be beneficial and relevant to our audience, we welcome you to submit it through this call. Submissions from HEDNA disciplines are especially encouraged. 

All content is thoroughly vetted and must be approved by HEDNA’s Conference Committee and/or Board of Directors. Content should be educational and informational in nature. Sales presentations will not be included in submission to the Board for approval. Conference speakers are not eligible for payment/honorarium.

Proposals will be evaluated on importance, relevance and the overall quality/detail of the submission. HEDNA reserves the right to reject proposals for any reason, including but not limited to: space and time restrictions, poor quality or lack of detail, timeliness, importance, duplication of content, and/or relevance.
HEDNA members will be given preference in the review process. Submissions from HEDNA disciplines are especially encouraged.

Main stage presenters will have the following equipment: projection of slides or video, microphone, confidence monitor, and timer.

Deadlines, Terms & Considerations
The deadline to submit a proposal is March 8, 2024. If your proposal is accepted for consideration, you will receive written confirmation of next steps by March 15, 2024. Proposals should not be considered confirmed until a speaker agreement is originated from HEDNA.

Other Important Deadlines:

  • March 29 – deadline to complete speaker agreement. All speakers must submit in order to participate.
  • May 1 – deadline to register for the conference. All speakers must be registered in order to participate (please note, an invitation to speak at HEDNA does not automatically include the cost of registration).
  • May 30 – Deadline to submit presentation materials (if applicable). Presentations will not be accepted onsite.


  • In the event a speaker must cancel their attendance, they may suggest a replacement speaker but in no way may delegate someone to speak on their behalf without the express written consent of HEDNA. Confirmed speakers are only those in receipt of HEDNA’s speaker agreement, sent directly from HEDNA.
  • Speakers who withdraw within one week of the conference will not be replaced.


  • Product demonstrations and single company presentations will be disqualified.
  • Fireside chats and panels must include the name, company and role of all proposed speakers.
  • Sessions should consist of at least one hotelier.
  • HEDNA will not procure panelists on behalf of any submission.
  • Panels should not exceed four total participants (including moderator).
  • Session lengths should not exceed 25 minutes.

Please direct any questions related to proposal preparation or submission to Nick Wesdock.

We'll See You In

2024/06/04 00:00:00

Partners & Sponsors

Our association partners and conference sponsors help make this event possible. Thanks for your support!

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