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Nikolay Golubev

Managing Partner, Smart Company

Michael Johnston

Chief Executive Officer, Regional Hotel Chain LLC

Aron Libinson

Vice President Development, Russia, CIS & Georgia, IHG

Sergey Degtyarev

Managing Director, Degtyarev Club Georgia

Sergey Egorov

Development Director Russia and CIS, Wyndham Hotel Group

Natalia Tischendorf

European Director, Head of Corporate Finance , JLL Capital Markets

Vadim Prasov

Managing Partner of Alliance Hotels & Vice President, Restaurateurs and Hoteliers Federation, Russia

Markus Lehnert

Vice President, International Hotel Development, Marriott International

Sergey Vereshchagin

Chief Executive Officer, Northern Caucasus Resorts

Patrick Fitzgibbon

Senior Vice President Development - Europe & Africa, Hilton Worldwide

Deborah Haines

District Director, Radisson Russia

Petr Chitipakhovyan

President, CH-Group

Jean-Marc Farini

General Manager Rosa Khutor, Compagnie des Alpes

Daniel Thorniley

President, DT-Global Business Consulting

Francois Carle

Global Hotel Solution Business Development Director, Schneider Electric

Scott Antel

Partner, DLA Piper Russia/CIS

Stefano Carosi

Head of Unit Financing, Real Estate Finance, UniCredit Bank

Arild Hovland

Senior Vice President Business Development, The Rezidor Hotel Group

Andrew Sangster

Editorial Director, Hotel Analyst

Anatoly Kondratenko

Senior Director, Acquisitions & Development, Russia, CIS & Baltics, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc.

Matt Luscombe

Chief Commercial Officer, Europe, IHG

Dmitry Tetiouchev

Partner, Hospitality Industry Leader in the CIS, EY

Ivan Kiseev

Vice President, JLL

Artem Shashkin

Chief Executive Officer, North Caucasus Development Corporation

Jonathan Worsley

Chairman, Bench Events, Board Director, STR Global

Olga Arkhangelskaya

Partner, Head of the Real Estate, Hospitality and Construction sectors in the CIS, EY

Sergey Vladimirov

Head of Development Projects, Airport Development

Andrew Pyner

Chief Revenue Officer,

Sergey Kolesnikov

Managing Director, GOST Hotel Management

Alexis de La Palme

SVP – Head of Development Europe , Accor

Sven Versteegh

Executive Director of Theme Park, Sochi-Park JSC

Andrey Murga

Deputy Governor, Stavropol Krai

Georg Folian

Chief Financial Officer, Warimpex Finanz u Beteiligungs AG

Aidar Utkelov

Director, Astana Property management

Ara Aramyan

Deputy General Director, MC Dynamo

Yury Sapozhnikov

Commercial Director, Volgatransstroy

Olga Grigorieva

Head of Structured and Project Finance Division, Managing Director, Raiffeisen Bank

Gottfried Hart

Senior Director, Energy Optimisation, , The Rezidor Hotel Group

Dirk Bakker

Partner & Director Hotels, Colliers International

Rui M. Barros

SVP & Managing Director Europe, Middle East & Africa, Wyndham Hotel Group

Igor Romanov

Member of the Board of Directors, AZIMUT Hotels

Thomas Emanuel

Director of Business Development, STR Global

Vladimir Vladimirov

Acting Governor, Stavropol Region

Wolfgang M. Neumann

President & CEO, The Rezidor Hotel Group

Vladimir Poddubko

Head of Hotel Business, A.N.D. Corporation

Ivica Čačić

Regional Vice President, Marriott International, Inc.

Marius Gomola

Managing Director, Horwath HTL Hungary & Russia

Alexander Skoblo

Partner, Head of European Hotel & Leisure Practice, Dentons

Luc Gesvret

SVP Sales, Distribution & Loyalty Russia Georgia & CIS , Accor

David Jenkins

Executive Vice President, Russia & CIS, JLL, Hotels & Hospitality Group

Michael O'Hare

Managing Director, Horwath HTL Hungary & Russia

Ainur Kuatova

Deputy Chair, Astana Expo 2017

Alexis Delaroff

Chief Operating Officer Russia, Georgia & CIS, Accor

Dmitry Amunts

Federal Agency for Tourism, Ministry for Culture of the Russian Federation, Deputy Head

Ashley Scott

Principal, EMEA Leader for Leisure + Culture, AECOM

Tsotne Ebralidze

Managing Director, Hospitality and Real Estate, Georgian Co-Investment Fund

Alexander Klyachin

Chairman of the Board of Directors, Azimut Hotels

Christian Karaoglanian

Chief Development Officer, Accor

Mike Collini

Vice President Development – Turkey, Russia and Eastern Europe, Hilton Worldwide

Vladimir Ilichev

Development Director - Russia & CIS, Hilton Worldwide

Marina Usenko

Director, Acquisitions & Development, CIS & Baltics, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc

Evgeny Bezel

Managing Partner, URBANE Group LLC

Ben Martin

Principal, Head of Economics, AECOM

Chris Weafer

Senior Partner, Macro Advisory

Russia & CIS Hotel Investment Conference 2010

The Russia & CIS Hotel Investment Conference took (RHIC) place 25-27 October 2010 at the Renaissance Moscow Monarch Centre Hotel. RHIC was a huge success and brought together one of the largest gatherings of hotel investors, operators and developers to focus on Russia & CIS, with over 370 attendees from 28 countries. The compelling programme saw more than 70 speakers and panellists discussing the current challenges facing the hotel industry whilst exploring new investment opportunities in the region.

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RHIC 2010 Presentations

Please click on the link below for presentations made by speakers at RHIC 2010.


2010 Sponsors

Founder Sponsor:
Jones Lang LaSalle Hotels

Platinum Sponsors:

  • Corinthia Hotels
  • Horwath HTL
  • Renaissance Moscow Monarch Centre Hotel
  • The Rezidor Hotel Group

Gold Sponsors:

  • ACCOR Hospitality
  • AZIMUT Hotels Company
  • CJSC Kambio
  • Cushman & Wakefield
  • DLA Piper
  • Golden Tulip  Hospitality Group /  IFK Hotel Management
  • Hilton Worldwide
  • Hyatt
  • IHG
  • Interstate Management Services Inc
  • Jumeirah Group
  • Orient-Express Hotels
  • Salans
  • Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc
  • Tanmiya Management & Development Limited
  • Venture Investments and Yield Management LLP
  • Viceroy Hotel Group
  • Warimpex Finanz-Und Beteiligungs AG
  • WATG


  • Concept
  • Deloitte & Touche CTS
  • Ernst & Young
  • Networld
  • Steigenberger Hotel Group


Deals Announced at RHIC 2010

Several new successful deals underway or concluded were announced at RHIC, including 6 from Interstate Hotels & Resorts and 3 from Hilton Worldwide (DoubleTree by Hilton Moscow Leningradsky Riverside; Hilton Garden Inn Yaroslavl; Hilton Garden Inn Kazan).