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2015 Speakers

Abdulla Ziyath

Managing Director, Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC)

Rawaf Bourisli

Director of Development, Action Hotels & General Manager, Board Member, Action Real Estate Company (kscc)

David Thomson

Chief Operating Officer, JA Resorts and Hotels

Paul Diab

Vice President-Operations, Golden Tulip MENA

Moses Solemon

Chairman and CEO, Canada Business Holdings Inc.

Edmund O’Sullivan

Chairman, MEED

John T.A Vanderslice

Global Head, Luxury & Lifestyle Brands, Hilton Worldwide

Rafi-uddin Shikoh

Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director, DinarStandard

Simon Enders

Project Director, Faithful+Gould

Gerald Lawless

President and Group Chief Executive Officer, Jumeirah Group

Wolfgang M. Neumann

President & CEO, The Rezidor Hotel Group

Clarence Tan

Senior Vice President, Development, Asia, Middle East & Africa, IHG

Tim Fox

Head of Research & Chief Economist, Emirates NBD

Robert Swade

Group Chief Development Officer, Jumeirah Group

Dr Badr Al Badr

Chief Executive Officer, Dur Hospitality

Christoph Härle

Chief Executive Officer, EMEA , JLL Hotels & Hospitality Group

Susan Harmsworth MBE

Chairman, ESPA International

Elizabeth Winkle

Managing Director, STR Global

Christopher R.J. Knable

Chief Operating Officer, Katara Hospitality

Neil George

Senior Vice President, Acquisitions & Development Middle East & Africa, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.

Bart Dohmen

Managing Director, BRC Imagination Arts, BV

Rutger Smits

CEO, Al Rayyan Tourism Investment Company

Chiheb Ben-Mahmoud

Executive Vice President- Head of Hotels & Hospitality, Middle East & Africa, JLL

Roger Blackall

Executive Director – Real Estate Asset Management, Premier Group WLL

Amine Moukarzel

President, Golden Tulip Hotels, Suites & Resorts MENA

Ignace Bauwens

CEO, Abu Dhabi National Hotels

Darroch Crawford

Managing Director, Premier Inn Hotels International

Ivanka Trump

Executive Vice President of Development & Acquisitions, The Trump Organization

Jonathan Worsley

Chairman, Bench Events, Board Director, STR Global

Anita Mendiratta

Founder & Managing Director, CACHET Consulting

Arne M. Sorenson

President and Chief Executive Officer, Marriott International, Inc.

Catalin Cighi

Managing Partner, Cain Hospitality Innovation (CHI)

Stephen Tate

Chairman, Cristal International Standards

Simon Coombs

President & CEO, Shaza Hotels

Mark Wynne-Smith

Global Chief Executive Officer – Hotels & Hospitality Group, JLL

Dr Jeroen Oskam

Director of the Research Centre - Visiting Professor at EADA Barcelona & co-editor of the Journal of Tourism Futures, Hotelschool The Hague

Simon Lazarus

Vice President of Food and Beverage, Europe, Middle East and Africa, Hilton Worldwide

Maria Zarraluqui

Global Development Manager Director, Melia Hotels International

Hala Matar Choufany

Managing Partner, HVS Dubai

Anil Bhardwaj

Director, A.A. AlMoosa Enterprises

Daniel Ruff

President and Managing Director (EMEAI), Wyndham Hotel Group

Simon Barlow

Chief Executive Officer – Hotels Business Unit, Majid Al Futtaim Properties

Suparat Chirathivat

Vice President - Business Development, Centara Hotels & Resorts

Abdellah Essonni

CEO, ABJAR Hotels International LLC

Mark Shea

Head of Hospitality for the Middle East, Faithful+Gould

Munir Ahmed

Director Hospitality, Naseel Holding

Ali Borhani

Founder CWO, Incubeemea

Ahmed Ramdan

Founder and Group CEO, Roya International

Margreet Papamichael

Director, AECOM Economics

Denis Sorin

President of Hotel Operations, Dur Hospitality

Daniel Silke

Director, Political Futures Consultancy

Simon Allison

Chairman, HOFTEL

Satyan Joshi

Senior Industry Manager , Google UK Limited

Graciëlla Karijomedjo

Project Coordinator and Researcher, European Tourism Futures Institute

Filippo Sona

Director | Head of Hotels  (MENA Region), Colliers International

Sponsorship Opportunities

AHIC 2015 Sponsorship Opportunities

How you can benefit from sponsoring AHIC 2015:

  • Profiling your business to the industry’s top decision makers is the perfect way to produce bottom-line returns.
  • Raise your brand profile and achieve recognition in new markets through our marketing channels, your message will reach thousands of targeted industry players pre-event.
  • Stand out in a competitive market place - your company becomes immediately visible to the hundreds of hotel owners, investors and operators.
  • Strengthen your existing relationships and forge new ones - take advantage of your sponsor passes and benefits to spend quality time with new and existing contacts.

For more information on sponsorship packages please contact:

Matthew Weihs
Managing Director Bench Events

T: +44 (0)1372 466 209
M: +44 (0)7858 511 012



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