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2015 Speakers

Rutger Smits

CEO, Al Rayyan Tourism Investment Company

Susan Harmsworth MBE

Chairman, ESPA International

Paul Diab

Vice President-Operations, Golden Tulip MENA

Amine Moukarzel

President, Golden Tulip Hotels, Suites & Resorts MENA

Gerald Lawless

President and Group Chief Executive Officer, Jumeirah Group

Stephen Tate

Chairman, Cristal International Standards

Mark Wynne-Smith

Global Chief Executive Officer – Hotels & Hospitality Group, JLL

His Excellency Hesham Al Qassim

Chief Executive Officer, Wasl Asset Management

John T.A Vanderslice

Global Head, Luxury & Lifestyle Brands, Hilton Worldwide

Abdulla Ziyath

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

Chiheb Ben-Mahmoud

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

Daniel Ruff

President and Managing Director (EMEAI), Wyndham Hotel Group

Simon Barlow

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

Filippo Sona

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

Ivanka Trump

Executive Vice President of Development & Acquisitions, The Trump Organization

Jonathan Worsley

Chairman, Bench Events, Board Director, STR Global

Arne M. Sorenson

President and Chief Executive Officer, Marriott International, Inc.

Simon Coombs

President & CEO, Shaza Hotels

Anil Bhardwaj

Director, A.A. Al Moosa Enterprises

Clarence Tan

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

Robert Swade

Group Chief Development Officer, Jumeirah Group

Anita Mendiratta

Founder & Managing Director, CACHET Consulting

Jean Luc Naret

Senior Vice President F&B, Jumeirah Group , Managing Director, Jumeirah Restaurant Group Dubai

Christopher R.J. Knable

Chief Operating Officer, Katara Hospitality

Catalin Cighi

Managing Partner, Cain Hospitality Innovation (CHI)

Mark Shea

Head of Hospitality for the Middle East, Faithful+Gould

Rafi-uddin Shikoh

Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director, DinarStandard

Dr Jeroen Oskam

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

Brian Fisher

Head of Project Management – Middle East, Faithful+Gould

Ignace Bauwens

CEO, Abu Dhabi National Hotels

Wolfgang M. Neumann

President & CEO, The Rezidor Hotel Group

Roger Blackall

Executive Director – Real Estate Asset Management, Premier Group WLL

Simon Lazarus

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

Edmund O’Sullivan

Chairman, MEED

Daniel Silke

Director, Political Futures Consultancy

Bart Dohmen

Managing Director, BRC Imagination Arts, BV

Christoph Härle

Chief Executive Officer, EMEA , JLL Hotels & Hospitality Group

Hala Matar Choufany

Regional Managing Director, HVS Dubai

Elizabeth Winkle

Managing Director, STR Global

Ahmed Ramdan

Founder and Group CEO, Roya International

Margreet Papamichael

Director, AECOM Economics

Abdellah Essonni

CEO, ABJAR Hotels International LLC

Simon Allison

Chairman, HOFTEL

David Thomson

Chief Operating Officer, JA Resorts and Hotels

Graciëlla Karijomedjo

Project Coordinator and Researcher, European Tourism Futures Institute

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Online Networking

As a registered delegate your name and contact details will be placed on the attendee list which will be passed to sponsoring companies and to all attendees via our online search facility on our website (accessible only by a password) for them to see who else is at the conference for the purpose of networking and meetings.

Cancellations / Substitutions

We appreciate that sometimes you are unable to attend, in which case we are happy to welcome a substitute delegate. Please let us know within five working days of the conference in writing to confirm this. Should substitution not be possible we can of course provide a voucher (provided cancellation is made no later than two weeks prior to the event) which you can use for another event within six months of cancellation.

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Early Bird Rate

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Accommodation

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Access Requirements

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Dietary Requirements

We always provide vegetarian options at our conferences, but please inform us if you need us to cater for any other dietary requirements.

Please Note

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Conference Language

English

 

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MEED Media FZ LLC reserves the right to make alterations to the conference programme, venue and timings. Any refunds made will exclude any flight/hotel cancellation charges.