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Anton Matveev

Co-founder and co-owner, / Big Tree / TrustYou Russia

Marina Smirnova

Head of Department Hospitality and Tourism, Cushman & Wakefield

Rustam Topchiev

Executive Director, Adwill Hospitality

Michael Johnston

Chief Executive Officer, Regional Hotel Chain LLC

Georgy Mokhov

, Deputy Minister of Culture of Moscow Region

Marina Tarnopolskaya

Managing Partner, AgencyKontakt

Antoine Moubarak

Area Director Revenue Optimization, The Rezidor Hotel Group

Vadim Zelenski

Chairman, ABT-ACTE Russia

Peter Knapp

Global Creative Officer , Landor

Petr Chitipakhovyan

President, CH-Group

Lyudmila Soldatova

Human Resources Business Partner, Siemens Healthcare

Alexander Polinskiy

CEO, Management of sports and entertainment events Moscow

Daniel Thorniley

President, DT-Global Business Consulting GmbH

Dimitris Manikis

Vice President Business Development EMEA, RCI

Sergey Kolesnikov

Vice-President, Federation of Restaurateurs and Hoteliers

Philippe Bone

Head of Development Russia, Ukraine, Georgia & CIS, AccorHotels

Elena Anosova

Editor-In-Chief, Restaurant News

Andrey Yakunin

Co-Founding Partner, VIY Management LLP

Volkhard Bauer

Chief Executive Officer, KhayaMedia

Stephane Meyrat

Managing Director, Bevelia Hospitality Group

Anna Kireeva

Area Human Resources Manager, Eastern Europe, The Rezidor Hotel Group

Jonathan Worsley

Chairman, Bench Events, Board Director, STR Global

Jerad Bachar

Executive Director – Tourism and Leisure, Bahrain Economic Development Board

Thomas Emanuel

Director of Business Development, STR Global

Vladimir Ilichev

Development Director - Russia & CIS, Hilton Worldwide

Dimitry Tetiouchev

Partner, Hospitality Industry Leader in the CIS, EY

Michael O'Hare

Managing Director, Horwath HTL Hungary & Russia

Keti Mikashavidze

Hospitality Program Manager, Capitol Management

Vadim Prasov

Managing Partner, Alliance Hotel Management

Ivan Merkulov

President, PIR EXPO

Evgeny Bugrovsky

Managing Director, Heliopark Hotels & Resorts

Dmitry Makarov

Managing Partner, Adwill Hospitality

Alexey Korobkin

Director, Development in Russia, CIS, Baltics and Scandinavia., IHG

Alexis Delaroff

Chief Operating Officer Russia, Georgia & CIS, AccorHotels

Konstantin Kalabin

Market Development, Russia & Eastern Europe, Tripadvisor

Aron Libinson

Associate Vice President Operations and Development Russia & CIS, IHG

Sergey Gruzd

Chief Editor, SecurityMedia Rus

Paul Whelan

Head of Accommodation, MATCH

Stylianos Tsifetakis

Vice President of Hotel and Catering Operations, G1 Entertainment , Tigre De Cristal

Christian Meyer

Managing Director, RIMC CIS, LLC

Tatiana Veller

National Director, Head of Hotel & Hospitality Group Russia & CIS, JLL

Karine Shmaryova

General Director, Intermark Serviced Apartments

Natalia Ofitserova

Human Resources Director, L'Oréal Luxe, Russia

Alexander Orlov

Founder and President, Bulldozer Group

Darren Blanchard

Senior Director of Business Development, Russia, CIS & Baltics, The Rezidor Hotel Group

Tatiana Gostenina

Vice-President of the Federation of Restaurateurs and Hoteliers, Chief Expert on Hotel Classification , PRESIDENT OFFICE, candidate of Economic Sciences

Arkadiy Amelin

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, DIMARS GROUP

Alexander Skoblo

Partner, Head of European Hotel & Leisure Practice, Dentons

Lyubov Ulis

Director of Corporate Clients, Federal State Unitary Enterprise "Russian Networks and Alerts”

Pavel Elnikov

Senior Associate, DLA Piper Russia

Alex Pleshachkov

Chief Executive Officer, ANO "The management of the host city of Saransk for preparation and holding of the World Cup 2018"

Dmitry Okorokov

President, Zavidovo Development

Alexey Tikhnenko

Head of Hospitality Management Department, Department for Multicultural Policy, Interregional Co-operation and Tourism, City of Moscow

Michael Semenov

Vice President, KORTROS

Sergey Shpilko

Deputy Head for Department of Multicultural Policy, Interregional Cooperation and Tourism, City of Moscow

Vladimir Poddubko

Head of Hospitality Department, A.N.D. Corporation

Tom Mundy

National Director, Head of Research, JLL

Alex Konyushkov

Deputy Head, Federal Agency for Tourism

Sven Osmers

Head of Real Estate Advisory in Russia and CIS, KPMG

Evgeny Bezel

Managing Partner, URBANE Group LLC

Daniel Ruff

President and Managing Director EMEA, Wyndham Hotel Group

Mark Gay

, Business Consultant and Commentator

Imad Barrakad

Chairman & CEO, Moroccan Agency for Tourism Development (SMIT)

Mikhail Gavrilin

First Deputy General Director and Supervisory Board Member, Mospromstroy

Alexander Samodurov

CEO, NAI Becar

Vladimir Chernikov

Head of Department for Multicultural Policy, Interregional Cooperation and Tourism, City of Moscow

Anastassia Beliakova

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Add One Touch

Vadim Tikhonov

President, Solo Alliance International Group

Anatoly Kondratenko

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

Lana Klyueva

Head of Operations, Russia , LLC MATCH Accommodation 2018

Natalya Rabotovskaya

Human Resources Director, UCG

Alexander Kaltykov

Chief Executive Officer, Osnova Group

Oksana Tubman

Head of Accommodation, The organizing committee of the World Cup FIFA "Russia 2018”

Marina Pochinok

Director of Talent Management, Sberbank

Ivica Cacic

Regional Vice President Eastern Europe and the CIS, Marriott International, Inc.

Luc Gesvret

Senior Vice President Sales, Distribution & Loyalty Russia Georgia & CIS , AccorHotels

David Jenkins

Vice President Business Development Russia, CIS & Baltics, The Rezidor Hotel Group

Igor Bukharov

President, Federation of Restaurateurs and Hoteliers

Tatiana Tur

Business Development Manager , Schrack Seconet AG

Steven Daines

Chief Executive Officer - HotelServices Northern Europe, Russia & CIS, AccorHotels

Sergey Voytovich

Deputy Director, NAO Krasnaya Polyana

Albert Galeev

Editor-In-Chief, Condé Nast Traveller

Cuneyt Baltaoglu

Managing Director, Akfen REIT

Ben Martin

Senior Director, AECOM

Alexey Krivenko

Deputy General Director, Directorate of the Moscow Transportation Hub

Mikhail Maltsev

Head, Samara Region Tourism Department

Nikolai Galyanov

Human Resources Director, TSUM

Oleg Safonov

Head, Federal Agency for Tourism

Rich Mkhondo

Former Chief Communications Officer , 2010 FIFA World Cup Organizing Committee South Africa

Walter C. Neumann

Chief Executive Officer, AZIMUT Hotels

Arina Mostieva

Associate, Strikitsa Consulting

Nikolai Oganezov

Director, Regional Association of Gaming Business SFD

Andrey Sharov

Vice President of Small Business Development, Sberbank

Valeri Chekheria

Chief Executive Officer, Adjara Hospitality Group

Marina Usenko

Independent Hotel Advisor

Alexey Musakin

Chief Executive Officer, Cronwell Hotels & Resorts

Ivan Snizinov

Chief Executive Officer, Tetran Technologies

Sergey Orekhanov

CEO of JWG Portal Group, VP of All-Russian public organization "Investment Russia"

Michael Collini

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

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).