The Collision Conference selects a few, “exciting, disruptive, early-stage startups” each year to exhibit for free alongside bigger tech companies, and chose Odysys for the 2015 event next month in Las Vegas.odysys-logo-wht-bg

Odysys, a digital marketing platform for independent hotels, is currently emerging out of a successful closed beta. Their tech platform offers responsive website templates, a commission-free booking engine, analytics, SEO tools and social media management. “We’re very pleased to have this opportunity,” said Kent Schnepp, Odysys’ CEO and founder. “There is no shortage of startups, so to be recognized as something special, especially at this stage, is exciting.”

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Collision features sessions by notable tech and marketing figures, including Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos; Stewart Butterfield, founder and CEO of Slack; and Dave Luhr, president of Wieden + Kennedy. An estimated 10,000 people are expected to attend this year.

Sage’s attendance at the tech conclave has not been confirmed.

Tierney O'Dea

Tierney O’Dea is a writer and media consultant. She started her career at NBC Nightly News with Tom Brokaw and worked in various forms of media for national organizations including Scholastic, Yahoo, and NASA. She also served as an executive for two startups, Slooh.com and Medic Mobile, and as a mentor for entrepreneurs in Austin, TX. In her free time, she enjoys downhill skiing, hiking, photography, and astronomy.
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