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With 11 years under our belt, AHIC has proven to be the Middle East’s annual meeting place for the region’s most senior hotel investors, developers, operators and advisors.
It is the annual conference that connects business leaders from international and local markets to do deals accross the region. 2015 saw over 694 attendees from over 40 countries and close to 100 media and press attendees.
It was addressed by over 120 industry leaders, speakers & panelists.The conference provides a wealth of networking opportunities through lavish evening receptions, roundtables, online networking systems, buffet lunches and workshops.
A huge highlight this year was when Yas Marina Circuit hosted the first and only drift show ever performed indoors in the region with instructors from the circuit's Racing School putting on a dynamic display of sideways driving in specially prepared Yas 3000 and AMG GTS Mercedes cars, offering an exhilirating spectacle to all attendees.. Check out the video below!
Other highlights in 2015 included:
- An interview with His Excellency Hesham Abdulla Al Qassim, CEO of wasl Asset Management
- An in-depth conversation with Ivanka Trump, Executive Vice President of Development and Acquisitions for The Trump Organization
- A Hard Talk session with Arne M. Sorenson, President and CEO of Marriott International