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Head of Development Russia, Ukraine, Georgia & CIS, AccorHotels
Managing Director, Horwath HTL Hungary & Russia
Chief Executive Officer, Regional Hotel Chain LLC
Head of Hospitality Department, A.N.D. Corporation
National Director, Head of Hotel & Hospitality Group Russia & CIS, JLL
Director of Business Development, STR
President, DT-Global Business Consulting GmbH
Chairman & CEO, Moroccan Agency for Tourism Development (SMIT)
Development Director - Russia & CIS, Hilton Worldwide
Senior Director, Acquisitions & Development, Russia, CIS & Baltics, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc.
Partner, Head of European Hotel & Leisure Practice, Dentons
Managing Partner, Alliance Hotel Management
Vice President Business Development Russia, CIS & Baltics, The Rezidor Hotel Group
Partner, Hospitality Industry Leader in the CIS, EY
Associate Vice President Operations and Development Russia & CIS, IHG
Managing Director, Akfen REIT
Vice President Development – Turkey, Russia and Eastern Europe, Hilton Worldwide
Co-Founding Partner, VIY Management LLP
Hospitality and Leisure Partner, Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP
Independent Hotel Advisor
Chief Executive Officer, Osnova Group
Chairman, Bench Events, Board Director, STR
16 Oct 2012
Positioning Your Investment for Growth - Conference Day 1
Russia & CIS Hotel Investment Conference (RHIC) begins today at the Radisson Royal Hotel Moscow. Now in its eighth year, RHIC has become the region’s largest hotel industry gathering. Over 380 delegates from 33 countries will attend the conference. This three day event brings together top-level executives from all areas of the industry including investors, developers, brands, operators, financiers, advisors and government officials – all with one common purpose: to do business in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States.
“This year’s programme has a focus on real estate investors, with discussions centered on the growing interest to invest in the sector and returns,” stated Jonathan Worsley, Chairman of Bench Events, co-organiser of RHIC. “We are delighted to have the involvement of the Mayor’s office from Moscow, and also leading officials from St. Petersburg participating on conference sessions throughout this three-day event.”
RHIC attendees will gain insight from Russian and global leaders as to where the real opportunities lie in the region, discover successful strategies from those already operating in the market and hear from government officials and top economists on the latest forecasts and trends. More than 60 of the industry’s key players will speak at RHIC this year, sharing their knowledge and experience to help conference participants succeed and grow in their regions.
The Russia & CIS Hotel Investment Conference will be held on 15-17 October.
For full programme details, please visit www.russia-cisconference.com.
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Russia & CIS Hotel Investment Conference is organised by Bench Events and Questex Hospitality & Travel.
Confirmed Sponsors of RHIC
Founder Sponsor: Jones Lang LaSalle Hotels. Platinum Sponsors: Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group; Corinthia Hotels; Horwath HTL Hungary & Russia; Metropol Hotel Moscow and Ministry of Tourism of Brazil. Gold Sponsors: ACCOR; ACSP Airportcity Saint-Petersburg; AECOM; Argentina National Institute of Tourism Promotion; AZIMUT Hotels; Cushman & Wakefield; Deloitte; DLA Piper; Ernst & Young; Hilton Worldwide; HVS; InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG); Interstate Hotels & Resorts, Europe; Marriott International, Inc; Orient-Express Hotels; Quadriga, Salans; Schneider Electric; Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc.; WATG; and Wyndham Hotel Group.
About Bench Events
Bench Events has a long track record of delivering, with its partners, the premier hotel investment events in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Bench Events Chairman Jonathan Worsley is one of the organisers and founders of the highly successful International Hotel Investment Forum now in its 16th year. In 2005, he was responsible for launching the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference in Dubai, and in 2008 launched the Russia & CIS Hotel Investment Conference. In 2011 Bench Events added two events to the portfolio, co-hosting the Turkey & Neighbours Hotel Investment Conference and launching the Africa Hotel Investment Forum. For more information, visit www.benchevents.com
About Questex Media Group LLC
Questex Hospitality + Travel delivers integrated products and intuitive solutions to drive demand as the largest multimedia organisation in the world dedicated to the travel and hospitality industries. It represents a collaborative collection of tactical services consisting of robust online solutions, events and industry-leading publications. Within the hospitality division, Questex Hospitality + Travel will directly touch its audience through its breaking-news website, hospitalityworldnetwork.com; industry news coverage seen in Hotel Management and HA+D magazines; and valuable networking events including International Hotel Investment Forum (IHIF) Berlin, North America Hotel & Tourism Investment Conference, Asia Pacific Tourism Destination Investment Conference, North Asia Hotel Investment Conference, Russia & CIS Hotel Investment Conference, Turkey & Neighbors Hotel Investment Conference and Brazil Hospitality Investment Conference. For more information, visit www.Questex.com.