40

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20

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300

expected visitors

Hotel Investment Forum CEE – SEE - CIS & Russia

INTERNATIONAL HOTEL INVESTMENT & DESIGN CONFERENCE

The International Hotel Investment & Design Conference is the key platform where the industry’s leading Hotel Investors, Developers, Operators and Advisors in CEE come together

The INTERNATIONAL HOTEL INVESTMENT & DESIGN CONFERENCE is the leading meeting place for decision-makers in the hospitality industry in CEE – SEE – CIS & Russia. The programme will focus on developments & trends and on the impact of design, architecture and branding on the value of hotel real estate.

Established in 2007, the International Hotel Investment & Design Conference takes place in Vienna every November. At the conference leading hotel investors, developers & operators address the key challenges of the industry.

The hotel industry is operating in an increasingly complex environment where many new trends are the drivers of constant change and innovation. We are inviting the movers & shakers, technology players and game changers to speak about the latest trends and developments.

The International Hotel Investment & Design Conference is an ideal platform for networking, promoting the latest activities and connecting with new potential partners.

``I would like to take this opportunity and thank you and all your team on behalf of MARRIOTT on a great, successful event. With this kind of event, our company has much better chances to penetrate the local markets. Very well done!``

Ivica Cacic, Regional Vice President Development CIS-CEE-SEE Marriott‎ International

``Every year International Hotel Investment & Design Conference is successful at bringing together influential hospitality stakeholders to discuss the most relevant issues that impact our industry. The event is always very well attended which provides valuable networking opportunities.``

Roger A. Allen, Group CEO, Resources for Leisure Assets

``We live in times of rapid change, but with uncertainty and disruption comes opportunity. Few take time to think beyond the chaos of the everyday to anticipate, plan and engage with change. The International Hotel Investment & Design Club Forum provides us with the opportunity to learn, compare notes with market influencers and focus on the future.``

Ben Martin, Associate Principal, HKS Consulting

Why Should YOU Attend?

To

  • meet the industry and opinion leaders.
  • learn about new trends and developments from the experts.
  • take part in discussions which shape the future of our industry.
  • make new contacts and re-fresh existing ones.
  • see and discover new ideas exhibited at the event.

Who Will Attend?

  • Investors, hotel owners, developers
  • Financiers & advisors
  • Chain CEOs & Executives
  • Independent hotel representatives & franchisees
  • Consultants, real estate agents, travel & tourism experts
  • Architects & designers
  • Legal, technology & logistic experts
  • Tourism, destination & government agency officials

World Class Speakers 2019

Further Speakers will be announced in the coming weeks.

Ben Martin

Ben Martin

Principal

HKS Advisory Services

Ed Ng

Ed Ng

Co-founder and Principal

AB Concept

James Dilley

James Dilley

Head of Hospitality and Interior Design

Jestico + Whiles

Lukas Hochedlinger

Lukas Hochedlinger

Managing Director Central & Northern Europe

Christie & Co

Marloes Knippenberg

Marloes Knippenberg

CEO

Kerten Capital

Reiner Nittka

Reiner Nittka

CEO

GBI AG

Roger A. Allen

Roger A. Allen

Group CEO

Resources for Leisure Assets

Thomas Emanuel

Thomas Emanuel

Director of Business Development

STR

Event Schedule 2019

7November, 2019
TimeSessionSpeaker(s)
10:00 - 10:30“THE SOCIAL TRANSFORMATION IN THE 21st CENTURY”
10:30 - 10:45WELCOME
10:45 – 11:30TRANSFORMING HOSPITALITY from a global perspective
11:30 – 11:50NETWORKING & “Meet the speakers”
11:50 – 12:35ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN “Young & Sustainable”
12:35 - 13:00REALITY CHECK “Delivering the vision”
13:00 – 14:00LUNCH & “Meet the speakers”
14:00 – 14:15MARKET OVERVIEW
14:15 – 15:00INVESTMENT LANDSCAPE “Hunting for the best deals”
15:00 – 15:30BRAND AWARD by Modul University
15:30 – 16:00NETWORKING & “Meet the speakers”
16:00 – 16:45BRANDS & TRENDS “Definitive Differentiators”
16:45 – 17:15THE MAKING OF ANDAZ
17:15 – 17:45SUSTAINABILITY MATTERS “To green or not to green? Establishing the economic value of green initiatives in hotel investments"
17:45 – 18:00CONCLUSION & food for thought for the future
18:00COCKTAIL RECEPTION
€ 550+ VAT
SUMMER SPECIAL TICKET
  • Available until 31 August 2019

  • The ticket includes full day access to the main conference hall and networking areas, as well as admission to all conference sessions, lunch, tea & coffee breaks and a cocktail reception.

  • Prices are exclusive of VAT.

€ 120+ VAT
STUDENT & YOUNG PROFESSIONALS TICKET under 27
  • The ticket includes full day access to the main conference hall and networking areas, as well as admission to all conference sessions, lunch, tea & coffee breaks and a cocktail party.
  • Prices are exclusive of VAT.
€ 900+ VAT
SUPPLIER TICKET
  • The ticket includes full day access to the main conference hall and networking areas, as well as admission to all conference sessions, lunch, tea & coffee breaks and a cocktail party.
  • Prices are exclusive of VAT.

  • Should you wish to showcase your company during the event, please contact us for sponsorship opportunities.

€ 250+ VAT
VIP SPEAKER & SPONSOR DINNER
  • Access to the VIP Dinner on 6 November 2019 with Speakers & Sponsors. Limited audience - only 10 tickets available.
  • Ticket price includes dinner and drinks at an exclusive location.
  • Prices are exclusive of VAT.

  • Ticket is only available in combination with a ticket to the conference (excluding student, faculty members and supplier tickets)

Advisory Board 2019

Chair of the advisory board
Ben Martin, Principal, HKS Advisory Services

Roger A. Allen, Group CEO, Resources for Leisure Assets
James Dilley, Head of Hospitality and Interior Design, Jestico + Whiles
Thomas Emanuel, Director, STR
Heribert Gangl, Director Hotels & Tourism, Erste Group Bank AG
Wolfgang Gold, Managing Director, Gold Hotel Solutions
Attila Hegedűs, Partner, Managing Director, BDO Hungary Hotel & Real Estate Services
Lukas Hochedlinger, Managing Director Central & Northern Europe, Christie & Co
Philipp S. Ingenillem, Director of Sales & Business Development, Online Birds
Adam Konieczny, Development Director Eastern Europe, Louvre Hotels Group
Roman Kopacek, Managing Director, Michaeler & Partner
Marloes Knippenberg, CEO, Kerten Hospitality
Theodor Kubak, Managing Partner, Arbireo Hospitality Invest
Tuomas Laakso, VP Development, Marriott
Martina Maly-Gärtner, COO, Arabella Hospitality
Yannick Wagner, VP Development Central Europe, Accor Hotels
Ulrich Widmer, Managing Director Development, Hilton

A big thank you to our Sponsors 2019

Platinum Sponsor

Gold Sponsor

Silver Sponsor

Bronze Sponsor

Travel Information

Venue

Hotel Andaz Vienna am Belvedere
Arsenalstrasse 10
1100 Vienna
Austria

Transport

Details of how to get to the venue can be found below.

Hotel

Hotel Andaz Vienna am Belvedere
Arsenalstrasse 10
1100 Vienna
Austria

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