Tuesday, May 17, 2011

New logo: HSMAI

HSMAI stands for Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International, an international organization which promotes the hospitality industry (hotels, travel, recreation etcetera). Yesterday, May 11, it revealed a new logo.

It was created by the advertising agency Panzano & Partners from Moorestown, New Jersey. The three shapes represent the organization three core values: "fueling sales, inspiring marketing and optimizing revenue". There is also a version of the logo which has those values

From the press release, issued May 11:
The Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI), the travel and hospitality industry’s leading professional association, unveils a new logo that encapsulates the organization’s renewed commitment to growing business for hotels and their partners. The logo’s modern design and color palette offer a fresh look and feel that symbolizes HSMAI’s three core pillars: fueling sales, inspiring marketing and optimizing revenue. The new logo, which was developed by the award-winning branding agency Panzano & Partners, will serve as the basis for rebranded materials and resources representing HSMAI’s Americas Region, Chapters, Foundation, University, and Adrian Awards.

Feedback from members, customers, and industry leaders helped shape HSMAI’s new direction. By providing a well-rounded picture of the landscape and challenges faced by the hospitality industry’s sales, marketing and revenue management professionals, HSMAI developed a new mission statement: "To grow business for hotels and their partners by fueling sales, inspiring marketing, and optimizing revenue."

“Our new logo and mission reflect our longtime roots of inspiring growth and innovation in the hospitality and travel industry, as well as our commitment to the future development of the industry,” said Robert A. Gilbert, CHME, CHA, president and CEO of HSMAI. “Our continuous commitment to innovation and global collaboration will provide industry professionals with the resources to inspire intelligent, sustainable hotel revenue growth through education, high-level industry information and innovative leadership.”

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