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Dmitry Tetiouchev

Partner, Hospitality Industry Leader in the CIS, EY

Georgy Gakhariya

Business Ombudsman, Georgia

Sergey Degtyarev

Managing Director, Degtyarev Club Georgia

Stephane Meyrat

Managing Director, Bevelia Hospitality Group

Sven Versteegh

Executive Director of Theme Park, Sochi-Park JSC

Marius Gomola

Managing Director, Horwath HTL Hungary & Russia

Michael O'Hare

Managing Director, Horwath HTL Hungary & Russia

Constantin Zabrodine

Chief Executive Officer, Zavidovo Development

Arild Hovland

Senior Vice President Business Development, The Rezidor Hotel Group

Vadim Prasov

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

Evgeny Bezel

Managing Partner, URBANE Group LLC

Andrea D'Amico

Regional Director - Italy, Eastern Europe and Middle East Africa,

Ashley Scott

Principal, EMEA Leader for Leisure + Culture, AECOM

Scott Antel

Partner, DLA Piper Russia/CIS

Georg Folian

Chief Financial Officer, Warimpex Finanz u Beteiligungs AG

Sergey Shpilko

Chairman , Moscow City Committee on Tourism and Hotel Industry

Vladimir Poddubko

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

Irina Babyuk

Chairwoman, Investment Committee of St. Petersburg

Nikolay Golubev

Managing Partner, Smart Company

Sergey Vereshchagin

Chief Executive Officer, Northern Caucasus Resorts

Artem Shashkin

Deputy General Director, North Caucasus Development Corporation

Russell Kett

Chairman, HVS – London Office

Alexis Delaroff

Chief Operating Officer Russia, Georgia & CIS, Accor

Irina Sheshero

President, National Investment Association

Gottfried Hart

Senior Director, Energy Optimisation, , The Rezidor Hotel Group

Viacheslav Romanov

Head of Research, Bank of Moscow

Robert Kempton

Hotel Segment Director, Western & Central Europe, Schneider Electric

Daniel Thorniley

President, DT-Global Business Consulting

Jean-Marc Farini

General Manager Rosa Khutor, Compagnie des Alpes

Elena Lysenkova

Chief Executive Officer, Hospitality Income Consulting

Luc Gesvret

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

Alexander Timokhov

Deputy Chairman, Moscow City Committee for Architecture and Urban Planning

David Jenkins

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

Sergey Egorov

Development Director Russia and CIS, Wyndham Hotel Group

Alexis de La Palme

SVP – Head of Development Europe , Accor

Sven Osmers

Director - KPMG in Russia, Head of Real Estate Advisory practice in Russia and CIS, KPMG

Petr Chitipakhovyan

President, CH-Group

Jonathan Worsley

Chairman, Bench Events, Board Director, STR Global

Aidar Utkelov

Director, Astana Property management

Alexander Goncharov

Deputy Chairman, Moscow City Committee for the implementation of investment projects in construction and monitoring of shared construction

Aron Libinson

Vice President Development, Russia, CIS & Georgia, IHG

Denis Sokolov

Head of Research and Strategic Advisory, Cushman & Wakefield

Frédéric Marion

Deputy CEO - Flaine, Compagnie des Alpes

Anatoly Kondratenko

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

Christian Karaoglanian

Chief Development Officer, Accor

Maria Dvorman

Area HR Director Eastern Europe, The Rezidor Hotel Group

Natalie Chibrikova

Head of the Real Estate Client Management Department, Sberbank CIB

Evgeny Makarov

Vice-President, ProfEstate , Director, Commercial Real Estate Department, Rosa Khutor LLC

Wolfgang M. Neumann

President & CEO, The Rezidor Hotel Group

Thomas Emanuel

Director of Business Development, STR Global

Ken McLaren

Executive Vice President, International Operations, Interstate Hotels and Resorts

Olga Grigorieva

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

Yury Sapozhnikov

Commercial Director, Volgatransstroy

Andrey Murga

Deputy Governor, Stavropol Krai

Evgeny Kudelya

Minister of Tourism & Resorts, Krasnodar Region Administration

Alexander Skoblo

Partner, Head of European Hotel & Leisure Practice, Dentons

Olga Arkhangelskaya

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

Ivica Čačić

Regional Vice President, Marriott International, Inc.

Natalia Tischendorf

European Director, Head of Corporate Finance , JLL Capital Markets

Igor Romanov

Member of the Board of Directors, AZIMUT Hotels

Michael Johnston

Chief Executive Officer, Regional Hotel Chain LLC

Ara Aramyan

Deputy General Director, MC Dynamo

Chris Weafer

Senior Partner, Macro Advisory

Deborah Haines

District Director Radisson Blu Russia, The Rezidor Hotel Group

Anastasiya Kremenchuk


Ivan Kiseev

Vice President, JLL

Matt Luscombe

Chief Commercial Officer, Europe, IHG

Ben Martin

Principal, Head of Economics, AECOM

Jonathan Faiman

Chairman, Tempest Capital AG

Kevin Underwood

Global Leader of Leisure and Culture, AECOM

Ainur Kuatova

Deputy Chair, Astana Expo 2017

Stefano Carosi

Head of Unit Financing, Real Estate Finance, UniCredit Bank

Marina Smirnova

Partner, Head of Hospitality Services, Cushman & Wakefield

Vladimir Ilichev

Development Director - Russia & CIS, Hilton Worldwide

Stepan Smitienko

Director Department of Investor Relations & Financial Institutions, OJSC Northern Caucasus Resorts

Alexey Korobkin

Associate Director, Development, Russia, CIS and Georgia, IHG

Markus Lehnert

Vice President, International Hotel Development, Marriott International

Inna Shalyto

Chairwoman, Committee on Tourism Development of St. Petersburg

Marina Usenko

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

Vladimir Vladimirov

Governor, Stavropol Region

Sergey Vladimirov

Head of Development Projects, Airport Development

Mike Collini

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

Alexander Klyachin

Chairman of the Board of Directors, Azimut Hotels

Dirk Bakker

Head of EMEA Hotels, Colliers International

Patrick Fitzgibbon

Senior Vice President Development - Europe & Africa, Hilton Worldwide

Andrew Sangster

Editorial Director, Hotel Analyst

Tatiana Veller

Hospitality Relationship Advisor, Questex / D2

Anton Protsentov

Chief Executive Officer, GOST Hotel Management

Last chance to register for RHIC 2014!

We are delighted to announce that the Russia & CIS Hotel Investment Conference (RHIC) will return to Moscow, from 20 – 22 October 2014, to celebrate its 10th Anniversary at the new Congress Park at the Radisson Royal Hotel.


RHIC is the leading hotel investment conference in Russia, and this globally recognised event brings together hotel investors, operators, developers, advisors, brand representatives and country officials from more than 26 countries to debate the latest issues and developments affecting investment and business in this exciting region.

RHIC will showcase the investment opportunities available in Russia & the CIS, and provide you with an opportunity to meet a high-level group of investors and industry experts with a wide range of specialist knowledge, from both the local and international perspective.

Don’t miss out on discovering the latest opportunities in the region, REGISTER NOW!

LATEST NEWS: a fantastic speaker line-up announced

RHIC begins with a networking reception on Monday evening hosted by the InterContinental Hotel Tverskaya, followed by two action-packed days of educational sessions and networking opportunities.

We have more than 70 industry experts already confirmed, click here for the full speaker line-up.


• Meet the Investors, Brands & Operators – How do they see the landscape?
• Regional Hotel Companies discuss growth prospects
• Financing in Russia - Who are the major players of hospitality market? How to stimulate banks to focus on hotels when lending money?
• A continuation of the management agreement debate from RHIC 2013
• Sochi Legacy – After the Olympics...what now?
• Breakout sessions on distribution, the development process, mixed-use projects and Southern Russia development opportunities.
• Round table discussions on Georgia, Kazakhstan, Franchising & Licensing and third-party management companies



"A great venue to meet old friends and welcome new partners."
Anatoly Kondratenko, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.

"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