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Join us at STAY WYSE Amsterdam, the business hostel conference that brings together hostels from Europe and beyond for two days of trading, education and networking.


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Met new business partners

Meet buyers and increase your bookings

Make new business connections by scheduling up to 30 one-on-one business appointments with buyers and grow your business. A selection of our 2020 buyers:

Attend educational sessions

Gain the latest hospitality and youth marketing insights by attending seminars, workshops and Keynotes led by industry experts.

Network at social events

Network in a relaxed environment at the Welcome Reception sponsored by Stayokay, and the Networking Reception.
Welcome Reception

Welcome Reception
Venue: Stayokay
Time: 19:30 – till late on Wednesday, 29 January 2020
Address: Timorplein 21, 1094 CC Amsterdam

Registered conference delegates are invited to the official conference hostel and generous sponsor, Stayokay, for an evening of networking and socialising to kick-off STAY WYSE. Drinks and food will be provided.

Sponsored by Stayokay

Networking Reception

Networking Reception
Venue: Generator
Time: 19:30 – till late on Thursday, 30 January 2020
Address: Mauritskade 57, 1092 AD Amsterdam

Join us at the Networking Reception, hosted by Generator, and further discuss business collaboration opportunities, catch up with industry friends or meet new industry peers.

Sponsored by Generator


“STAY WYSE is the most valuable independent hostel industry conference at the moment in the world, which combines business and fun.”

Pieter van der Zeeuw

Managing Director, Hans Brinker

“This was our first time attending STAY WYSE as a company and we were blown away by the conference. From start to finish the organisation was top-notch.”

Sam Axon

Contracts Manager, Halsbury Travel

“Incredibly smooth organisation, but really a fantastic balance and mix of business meetings / social events / educational talks. The business appointments are a really great system.”

Becky Jay

Sales Consultant, Onestage

2020 Sponsors

Some of our 2019 delegates

Gael Chartrand
Director of Marketing
HI Canada
Linda Coogle
USA Hostels
United States
David Cornish
Chief Operating Officer
Found Hotels
United States
Peter Edwards
Director of Sales 
Samesun Backpackers
Javier Puente Garcia
Casa Pepe Hostel Boutique
David Gindin
The Quisby
United States
Gary Glodowski
Senior Director, Distribution & Rev Mgmt.
United States
Russ Hedge
United States
Felipe Muñoz
Global Head of Sales
Jason Ordiway
Manager, Co-owner
Sin City Hostel
United States
Alejandro Osorio
Develoment Director
El Viajero Hostels
Fernando Razzeto
Pariwana Hostels
Aldo Sdao
Group Sales Manager
University of Toronto New College Residence
Doros Theodorou
Meininger Hotels
Alastair Thomann
Generator Hostels Ltd.
United Kingdom
David Uribe
Hostel Owner
Hostel Ka'beh - Cancun
Take a look at the highlights from STAY WYSE Amsterdam 2019: