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Wolfgang M. Neumann
President & CEO, The Rezidor Hotel Group
SVP Sales, Distribution & Loyalty Russia Georgia & CIS , Accor
Deputy General Director, North Caucasus Development Corporation
Partner, Head of the Real Estate, Hospitality and Construction sectors in the CIS, EY
Chief Executive Officer, GOST Hotel Management
Partner, Head of European Hotel & Leisure Practice, Dentons
Director, Astana Property management
Partner, Hospitality Industry Leader in the CIS, EY
Vice-President, ProfEstate , Director, Commercial Real Estate Department, Rosa Khutor LLC
Principal, EMEA Leader for Leisure + Culture, AECOM
Commercial Director, Volgatransstroy
Deputy Governor, Stavropol Krai
Managing Director, Horwath HTL Hungary & Russia
Chairman, Bench Events, Board Director, STR Global
Partner, Head of Hospitality Services, Cushman & Wakefield
General Manager Rosa Khutor, Compagnie des Alpes
Managing Partner of Alliance Hotels & Vice President, Restaurateurs and Hoteliers Federation, Russia
Head of Hotel interiors Department, Smart Company
Vice President, JLL
Head of Hotel Business, A.N.D. Corporation
Associate Director, Development, Russia, CIS and Georgia, IHG
District Director Radisson Blu Russia, The Rezidor Hotel Group
Global Leader of Leisure and Culture, AECOM
Hospitality Relationship Advisor, Questex / D2
Senior Director, Acquisitions & Development, Russia, CIS & Baltics, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc.
Chief Development Officer, Accor
Chairwoman, Committee on Tourism Development of St. Petersburg
Executive Vice President, Russia & CIS, JLL, Hotels & Hospitality Group
Chief Financial Officer, Warimpex Finanz u Beteiligungs AG
Head of Unit Financing, Real Estate Finance, UniCredit Bank
Deputy CEO - Flaine, Compagnie des Alpes
Director Department of Investor Relations & Financial Institutions, OJSC Northern Caucasus Resorts
Editorial Director, Hotel Analyst
Director - KPMG in Russia, Head of Real Estate Advisory practice in Russia and CIS, KPMG
Senior Director, Energy Optimisation, , The Rezidor Hotel Group
Principal, Head of Economics, AECOM
Head of Development Projects, Airport Development
Chief Executive Officer, Hospitality Income Consulting
Vice President, International Hotel Development, Marriott International, Inc.
Executive Director of Theme Park, Sochi-Park JSC
Chairman, HVS – London Office
Senior Partner, Macro Advisory
Development Director - Russia & CIS, Hilton Worldwide
Area HR Director Eastern Europe, The Rezidor Hotel Group
Regional Director - Italy, Eastern Europe and Middle East Africa, Booking.com
Director, Acquisitions & Development, CIS & Baltics, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc
European Director, Head of Corporate Finance , JLL Capital Markets
Business Ombudsman, Georgia
Managing Director, Bevelia Hospitality Group
Chief Operating Officer Russia, Georgia & CIS, Accor
Head of Research and Strategic Advisory, Cushman & Wakefield
Hotel Segment Director, Western & Central Europe, Schneider Electric
Executive Vice President, International Operations, Interstate Hotels and Resorts
Senior Vice President Development - Europe & Africa, Hilton Worldwide
Chief Executive Officer, Regional Hotel Chain LLC
Member of the Board of Directors, AZIMUT Hotels
Partner, Berwin Leighton Paisner Abu Dhabi
Senior Vice President Business Development, The Rezidor Hotel Group
Chairman , Moscow City Committee on Tourism and Hotel Industry
Vice President Development – Turkey, Russia and Eastern Europe, Hilton Worldwide
Development Director Russia and CIS, Wyndham Hotel Group
Managing Partner, URBANE Group LLC
Director of Business Development, STR Global
Chairman of the Board of Directors, Azimut Hotels
Regional Vice President, Marriott International, Inc.
Chairman, Tempest Capital AG
Deputy General Director, MC Dynamo
Chief Executive Officer, Northern Caucasus Resorts
Alexis de La Palme
SVP – Head of Development Europe , Accor
Head of EMEA Hotels, Colliers International
President, DT-Global Business Consulting
President, National Investment Association
Chief Commercial Officer, Europe, IHG
Head of Structured and Project Finance Division, Managing Director, Raiffeisen Bank
Managing Director, Degtyarev Club Georgia
Deputy Chairman, Moscow City Committee for Architecture and Urban Planning
Head of Research, Bank of Moscow
Vice President Development, Russia, CIS & Georgia, IHG
RHIC 2014 - A Huge Success!
The 10th Annual Russia & CIS Hotel Investment Conference (RHIC), the premier meeting for the region’s hotel and tourism investment community, was a huge success with more than 390 top-level executives from all areas of the industry in attendance. 75% of the audience, which included investors, hotel owners, financiers, developers, brand representatives, operators, lawyers, advisors, architects and government officials were from Russian companies, a staggering 20% increase in the number of Russian participants since 2012.
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Photos from RHIC 2014:
Leadership Award, presented to God Nisanov and Zarakh Iliev:
Announcements made at RHIC 2014:
Tuesday 21 October:
InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®) today at RHIC announces the launch of its Holiday Inn Express brand in Russia, CIS and Georgia. In cooperation with Regional Hotel Chain (RHC) IHG is pleased to introduce Holiday Inn Express® Voronezh – Kirova which marks the debut of the brand in the region. The hotel will officially open its doors next week.
Wednesday 22 October:
DoubleTree by Hilton Moscow – Marina will celebrate its official opening this afternoon with representatives from the Northern Administrative District of Moscow and Committee on Tourism and hotel business in Moscow. The 270 room upscale hotel is the first DoubleTree by Hilton property in Moscow, joining 75 DoubleTree by Hilton hotels trading and in the pipeline in Europe.
WHY ATTEND RHIC? Don't just take our word for it...
"Having attended conventions and conferences of all sizes and types for the past 2 decades, one of the most memorable was RHIC 2104 – kudos to bench events for the organization."
Noyan Konnolu, Prekon
"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, 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