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Development Director Russia and CIS, Wyndham Hotel Group
Deputy Governor, Stavropol Krai
Director, Acquisitions & Development, CIS & Baltics, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc
Member of the Board of Directors, AZIMUT Hotels
Senior Vice President Development - Europe & Africa, Hilton Worldwide
Deputy General Director, MC Dynamo
Managing Partner of Alliance Hotels & Vice President, Restaurateurs and Hoteliers Federation, Russia
Associate Director, Development, Russia, CIS and Georgia, IHG
Partner, Head of Hospitality Services, Cushman & Wakefield
Business Ombudsman, Georgia
Senior Director, Acquisitions & Development, Russia, CIS & Baltics, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc.
Chief Development Officer, Accor
Director - KPMG in Russia, Head of Real Estate Advisory practice in Russia and CIS, KPMG
District Director Radisson Blu Russia, The Rezidor Hotel Group
Vice President, JLL
SVP Sales, Distribution & Loyalty Russia Georgia & CIS , Accor
Chief Executive Officer, GOST Hotel Management
Head of Structured and Project Finance Division, Managing Director, Raiffeisen Bank
President, DT-Global Business Consulting
Principal, Head of Economics, AECOM
Director of Business Development, STR Global
Wolfgang M. Neumann
President & CEO, The Rezidor Hotel Group
Chairman of the Board of Directors, Azimut Hotels
Regional Director - Italy, Eastern Europe and Middle East Africa, Booking.com
Chairwoman, Committee on Tourism Development of St. Petersburg
Head of EMEA Hotels, Colliers International
Director Department of Investor Relations & Financial Institutions, OJSC Northern Caucasus Resorts
Chief Financial Officer, Warimpex Finanz u Beteiligungs AG
Deputy Chairman, Moscow City Committee for Architecture and Urban Planning
Alexis de La Palme
SVP – Head of Development Europe , Accor
Vice President Development – Turkey, Russia and Eastern Europe, Hilton Worldwide
Head of Research and Strategic Advisory, Cushman & Wakefield
Senior Partner, Macro Advisory
Area HR Director Eastern Europe, The Rezidor Hotel Group
Head of Research, Bank of Moscow
Partner, Head of European Hotel & Leisure Practice, Dentons
Senior Vice President Business Development, The Rezidor Hotel Group
Editorial Director, Hotel Analyst
General Manager Rosa Khutor, Compagnie des Alpes
Vice President Development, Russia, CIS & Georgia, IHG
Chairman, Tempest Capital AG
Deputy CEO - Flaine, Compagnie des Alpes
Executive Vice President, Russia & CIS, JLL, Hotels & Hospitality Group
Partner, DLA Piper Russia/CIS
Chief Executive Officer, Hospitality Income Consulting
Partner, Head of the Real Estate, Hospitality and Construction sectors in the CIS, EY
Chief Executive Officer, Northern Caucasus Resorts
Chief Commercial Officer, Europe, IHG
Director, Astana Property management
Regional Vice President, Marriott International, Inc.
President, National Investment Association
Head of Unit Financing, Real Estate Finance, UniCredit Bank
Chairman, Bench Events, Board Director, STR Global
Vice-President, ProfEstate , Director, Commercial Real Estate Department, Rosa Khutor LLC
European Director, Head of Corporate Finance , JLL Capital Markets
Chief Executive Officer, Regional Hotel Chain LLC
Chairman, HVS – London Office
Managing Director, Degtyarev Club Georgia
Vice President, International Hotel Development, Marriott International, Inc.
Principal, EMEA Leader for Leisure + Culture, AECOM
Commercial Director, Volgatransstroy
Managing Director, Bevelia Hospitality Group
Head of Hotel Business, A.N.D. Corporation
Global Leader of Leisure and Culture, AECOM
Managing Partner, URBANE Group LLC
Development Director - Russia & CIS, Hilton Worldwide
Head of Development Projects, Airport Development
Hotel Segment Director, Western & Central Europe, Schneider Electric
Partner, Hospitality Industry Leader in the CIS, EY
Executive Director of Theme Park, Sochi-Park JSC
Deputy General Director, North Caucasus Development Corporation
Senior Director, Energy Optimisation, , The Rezidor Hotel Group
Executive Vice President, International Operations, Interstate Hotels and Resorts
Head of Hotel interiors Department, Smart Company
Hospitality Relationship Advisor, Questex / D2
Chairman , Moscow City Committee on Tourism and Hotel Industry
Managing Director, Horwath HTL Hungary & Russia
Chief Operating Officer Russia, Georgia & CIS, Accor
RHIC 2014 - A Huge Success!
The 10th Annual Russia & CIS Hotel Investment Conference (RHIC), the premier meeting for the region’s hotel and tourism investment community, was a huge success with more than 390 top-level executives from all areas of the industry in attendance. 75% of the audience, which included investors, hotel owners, financiers, developers, brand representatives, operators, lawyers, advisors, architects and government officials were from Russian companies, a staggering 20% increase in the number of Russian participants since 2012.
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Photos from RHIC 2014:
Leadership Award, presented to God Nisanov and Zarakh Iliev:
Announcements made at RHIC 2014:
Tuesday 21 October:
InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®) today at RHIC announces the launch of its Holiday Inn Express brand in Russia, CIS and Georgia. In cooperation with Regional Hotel Chain (RHC) IHG is pleased to introduce Holiday Inn Express® Voronezh – Kirova which marks the debut of the brand in the region. The hotel will officially open its doors next week.
Wednesday 22 October:
DoubleTree by Hilton Moscow – Marina will celebrate its official opening this afternoon with representatives from the Northern Administrative District of Moscow and Committee on Tourism and hotel business in Moscow. The 270 room upscale hotel is the first DoubleTree by Hilton property in Moscow, joining 75 DoubleTree by Hilton hotels trading and in the pipeline in Europe.
WHY ATTEND RHIC? Don't just take our word for it...
"Having attended conventions and conferences of all sizes and types for the past 2 decades, one of the most memorable was RHIC 2104 – kudos to bench events for the organization."
Noyan Konnolu, Prekon
"A great venue to meet old friends and welcome new partners."
Anatoly Kondratenko, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.s
"The only hotel investment event in the region where you can meet all the key decision makers in the Russia & CIS hotel business."
David Jenkins, Jones Lang LaSalle
"A must for industry insiders and newcomers interested in building a successful hotel business in Russia and the CIS."
Alexander Skoblo, Dentons
"The most representative event for Russia & CIS hotel development community."
Mikhail Kolesnik, Marriott International
"With such a robust pipeline, and so many untapped regional markets across the country, RHIC is a must attend event."
Thomas Emanuel, STR Global