40

speakers

20

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300

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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.

''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 Conference provides us with the opportunity to learn, compare notes with market influencers and focus on the future.''

Ben Martin, Associate Principal, HKS Consulting

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

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

''Every year, the International Hotel Investment & Design Conference is successful in bringing together influential hospitality stakeholders to discuss the most relevant issues impacting our industry. The event is always very well-attended, which provides valuable networking opportunities.''

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

Why Should YOU Attend?

To

  • meet industry and opinion leaders.
  • learn about trends from the experts.
  • take part in discussions which shape the future of our industry.
  • make new contacts and refresh existing ones.
  • 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 officials

World Class Speakers 2019

Aaron Greenman

Aaron Greenman

Executive Vice President, Aquisitions & Development

Interstate Hotels & Resorts

Adam Konieczny

Adam Konieczny

Development Director Europe

Louvre Hotels

Attila Hegedűs

Attila Hegedűs

Partner, Managing Director

BDO Hungary Hotel & Real Estate Services

Ben Martin

Ben Martin

Principal

HKS Advisory Services

Bernard Lambert

Bernard Lambert

Member of the Board

FAUCHON Hospitality

David Jenkins

David Jenkins

Vice President Business Development

Radisson Hotel Group

David Turnbull

David Turnbull

Established hospitality, travel and technology leader

Dietmar Ploberger

Dietmar Ploberger

Senior Project Manager

SIGNA Real Estate Management GmbH

Ed Ng

Ed Ng

Co-founder and Principal

AB Concept

Felicity Black-Roberts

Felicity Black-Roberts

Vice President Development

Western Europe for Hyatt

Dr. Florian Aubke

Dr. Florian Aubke

Head of Study Programs Tourism & Hospitality Management

University of Applied Sciences for Management & Communication

Gabriel Kacerovsky

Gabriel Kacerovsky

Founder

Archisphere

Gerhard Zeilinger

Gerhard Zeilinger

Managing Director

Motel One Austria GmbH

Gesa Rohwedder

Gesa Rohwedder

Head of Hospitality

Drees & Sommer GmbH

Jacqueline King

Jacqueline King

Director of Design & Architecture Central & Eastern Europe

Hilton

James Dilley

James Dilley

Head of Hospitality and Interior Design

Jestico + Whiles

Karl-Heinz Daurer

Karl-Heinz Daurer

Managing Director

GBI Projektentwicklung Ges.m.b.H.

Lukas Hochedlinger

Lukas Hochedlinger

Managing Director Central & Northern Europe

Christie & Co

Marloes Knippenberg

Marloes Knippenberg

CEO

Kerten Hospitality

Martin Löcker

Martin Löcker

COO

UBM Development

Event Schedule 2019

7November, 2019
TimeSessionSpeaker(s)
08:30 - 10:00Registration
09:00 - 10:00Express Networking
10:00 - 10:10Opening
10:10 - 10:35HOSPITALITY IN THE 21st CENTURY: NAVIGATING SOCIAL CHANGE IN OUR CROWDED MARKETPLACESteven Kuhn
10:35 - 11:20TRANSFORMING HOSPITALITY from a global perspective Shine Khajuria , David Turnbull , Matthias Huettebraeuker , Theodor Kubak , Marloes Knippenberg
11:20 - 11:45Coffee & an opportunity to meet the speakers
11:45 - 12:30ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN - Young & Sustainable?Vitalija Katine , Sandra Güniat , Jacqueline King , Ed Ng , Ben Martin
12:30 - 13:00REALITY CHECK - Delivering the vision?Gesa Rohwedder
13:00 - 14:00Lunch & an opportunity to meet the speakers
14:00 - 14:15WHAT ARE THE NUMBERS TELLING US? A deep dive into performance across Central & Eastern EuropeThomas Emanuel
14:15 - 15:00INVESTMENT LANDSCAPE - Hunting for the best dealsÖmer Müftüler , Martin Löcker , Sophie Richard , Lukas Hochedlinger , Adam Konieczny
15:00 - 15:30BRAND AWARD by students of the Modul University in ViennaDr. Florian Aubke , Students
15:30 - 16:00Coffee & an opportunity to meet the speakers
16:00 - 16:45BRANDS : DIFFERENTIATORSNicolas Stachowiak , Gerhard Zeilinger , Bernard Lambert , Aaron Greenman , Phillip Haller , David Jenkins
16:45 - 17:20SUSTAINABILITY MATTERS - To green or not to green? Establishing the economic value of green initiatives in hotel investmentsProf. Dr. Willy Legrand , Ricardo Moreira , Roger A. Allen
17:20 - 17:55THE MAKING OF ANDAZ Gabriel Kacerovsky , Felicity Black-Roberts , Monique Dekker , Dietmar Ploberger , Attila Hegedűs
17:55 - 18:00CONCLUSION & a look into the future
18:00 - 20:00COCKTAIL RECEPTION at Aurora rooftop bar, hosted by Hyatt
€ 650+ VAT
LATE BIRD TICKET
  • Available until 7 November 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.

SOLD OUT
PRE-CONFERENCE DINNER TICKET
  • On request only.
  • Please E-Mail Tanja Millner (tanja.millner@viennaconferences.com) or request a ticket here.

  • 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, Jetico + Whiles
Thomas Emanuel, Director, STR
Heribert Gangl, Director Hotels & Tourism, Erste Group Bank AG
Wolfgang Gold, Managing Director , Gold Hotel Solution
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, Arbirero 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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