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David Jenkins

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

Anatoly Kondratenko

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

Cuneyt Baltaoglu

Managing Director, Akfen REIT

Vladimir Ilichev

Development Director - Russia & CIS, Hilton Worldwide

Tatiana Veller

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

Imad Barrakad

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

Dimitry Tetiouchev

Partner, Hospitality Industry Leader in the CIS, EY

Aron Libinson

Associate Vice President Operations and Development Russia & CIS, IHG

Alexander Skoblo

Partner, Head of European Hotel & Leisure Practice, Dentons

Philippe Bone

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

Thomas Emanuel

Director of Business Development, STR

Marina Usenko

Independent Hotel Advisor

Michael Johnston

Chief Executive Officer, Regional Hotel Chain LLC

Vladimir Poddubko

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

Alexander Kaltykov

Chief Executive Officer, Osnova Group

Scott Antel

Hospitality and Leisure Partner, Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP

Andrey Yakunin

Co-Founding Partner, VIY Management LLP

Jonathan Worsley

Chairman, Bench Events, Board Director, STR

Daniel Thorniley

President, DT-Global Business Consulting GmbH

Petr Chitipakhovyan

President, CH-Group

Michael O'Hare

Managing Director, Horwath HTL Hungary & Russia

Michael Collini

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

Vadim Prasov

Managing Partner, Alliance Hotel Management

Sponsorship Opportunities

By becoming a Sponsor of RHIC you will be putting your company’s services in front of the most influential group of industry leaders in this region. You will be capitalising on the most effective means to reach those companies and individuals who need your services to compete in the global economy.


Why Sponsor?

We understand that during such tough economic times your companies’ budgets have to be very carefully spent and we are confident that investing in RHIC will help your company to attract business. If you make the most of the sponsorship, you will see an incredible return on investment.

By sponsoring RHIC you will:

  • Be part of this growing market
  • Position your company in front of as many key industry professionals as possible
  • Promote your company as an industry leader
  • Associate your company with the leading industry event for the region

We will offer you a fantastic range of opportunities to promote your company to the industry.   You will be able to use the attendee list to contact delegates to arrange meetings, have an exhibition stand, place an advertisement in the delegate materials... to name just a few of the benefits a sponsorship will bring you.  


RHIC Sponsorship

For information regarding sponsorship opportunities for RHIC, please click here to receive information or contact:

Matthew Weihs
Managing Director, Bench Events
Tel:       + 44 (0)1372 466209
Mob:     + 44 (0)7858 511012
Email:  Matthew Weihs


What previous sponsors have said about RHIC

"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, JLL

"A must for industry insiders and newcomers interested in building a successful hotel business in Russia and the CIS."
Alexander Skoblo, Dentons

"Opportunity to meet seriously business minded people in a conducive environment...anybody attending really wanted to be there."
Michael O’Hare, Horwath HTL Hungary & Russia