Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, UAE Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, and founding patron, His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Airports, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Chairman and CEO of Emirates Airline and Group.
Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al KhaimahBio
Former President & CEO Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Author of The Disruptor's FeastBio
Founder & Chairman, Emaar PropertiesBio
Chairman, ORASCOM DevelopmentBio
Chief Executive Officer, IHGBio
President & CEO, The Rezidor Hotel Group & Chairman of the Global Steering Committee of Carlson Rezidor Hotel GroupBio
CEO, Jin Jiang Europe CEO, Louvre Hotels GroupBio
Personal Trainer and Sports Therapist, Kimi RäikkönenBio
Chief Executive Officer, Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development AuthorityBio
"I cannot think of any other hotel hospitality related conference for this region which really has the strength of content as well as the strength of speakers and audience.”
Anil Bhardwaj, Director, A.A. Al Moosa Enterprises – 2017 AHIC Speaker
“It’s my first experience at AHIC and I have to say it has been a great experience. Number one – very informative and number two – reestablishing many contacts within the industry. I really enjoyed it on every level. Very worthwhile.”
Andrew Humphries, Chief Operating Officer, Katara Hospitality – 2017 AHIC Speaker
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Created for those focused on making the most of the three days at AHIC, made possible through added convenience and support. Simply put, access for an enhanced networking experience and exclusive content.
Created for those seeking an immersive AHIC experience with added access to the exclusive one-day conference in Saudi Arabia in February 2018. Simply put, exclusive access for the ultimate AHIC experience.
As part of the annual AHIC event in RAK, the Saudi Arabia Hotel Investment Conference (SHIC) is an exclusive one-day event enabling our delegates and partners to focus on and discuss the multitude of investment opportunities arising in the Kingdom.
SHIC is organised by Saudi Event Management and Marketing (SEMARK) and co-organised by Bench Events and MEED in strategic partnership with Dur Hospitality.
The event will feature keynotes, panel debates and round table sessions lead by experts which will provide delegates with valuable insights into the ever-changing landscape of Saudi Hospitality.
2018 Press Release
Hala Matar Choufany
HVS Middle East & Africa
As the meeting place for leaders of the region’s tourism and hospitality investment industry, AHIC 2017 brought together diverse portfolio of speakers to share their perspectives on various market challenges, identify industry innovation and discuss opportunities. Download your copy to recap or see what you missed out on.
AHIC is generously supported by brands and stakeholders dedicated to creating opportunities and growing the market every day. All sponsors will be in attendance in 2018.