Arabian Hotel Investment Conference

09 – 11 April 2019 | AHIC Village, Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates

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Synchronised for success

In the three days you spend with us, you will experience an enhanced AHIC like never before! It will be here, away from the day to day routines, where you will have the opportunity to focus on insights shared by world-class speakers, creating relationships and discovering opportunities which will drive your business forward.

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Jonathan Worsley, Chairman, Bench Events

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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.

Among the new speakers this year are

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Jay Rosen

The Red Sea Development Company

Jay Rosen

Head of Investment & Finance – The Red Sea Development Company

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Augostino Sfeir

United Real Estate Company (URC)

Augostino Sfeir

Chief Investment Officer – United Real Estate Company (URC)

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Jennifer Fox

Bench Events Advisory Board Member

Jennifer Fox

– Bench Events Advisory Board Member

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Jad Shamseddin

Al Hokair Group

Jad Shamseddin

Managing Director - Hotels Division – Al Hokair Group

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David Spiez

Standard Chartered

David Spiez

Managing Director, Head of Commercial Real Estate – Standard Chartered

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Marloes Knippenberg

Kerten Hospitality

Marloes Knippenberg

Chief Executive Officer – Kerten Hospitality

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Ian Carter

Hilton

Ian Carter

President, Global Development, Architecture, Design & Construction – Hilton

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Aaron Greenman

Interstate Hotels & Resorts

Aaron Greenman

Executive Vice President, Acquisitions & Development - EMEA – Interstate Hotels & Resorts

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Samuel Sidiqi

RAK Properties

Samuel Sidiqi

Chief Executive Officer – RAK Properties

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His Excellency Marwan bin Jassim Al Sarkal

Sharjah Investment and Development Authority - Shurooq

His Excellency Marwan bin Jassim Al Sarkal

Executive Chairman – Sharjah Investment and Development Authority - Shurooq

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Abhinav Sinha

OYO Hotels and Homes

Abhinav Sinha

Global Chief Operating Officer – OYO Hotels and Homes

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AHIC CONTENT LIBRARY

In conversation with Jay Rosen, Head of Investment & Finance, The Red Sea Development Company

In conversation with Jay Rosen, Head of Investment & Finance, The Red Sea Development Company

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900 hotel investment experts gathering in Ras Al Khaimah under the theme ‘Synchronised for Success’

900 hotel investment experts gathering in Ras Al Khaimah under the theme ‘Synchronised for Success’

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AHIC Podcast - The recent successes of Melia Hotels in the MENA region

AHIC Podcast - The recent successes of Melia Hotels in the MENA region

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Access Pass

Created for those seeking to just access insights shared by world-class speakers and connect with partners, colleagues and industry leaders. Simply put, complete access to content and networking.

Highlights include:

Access to mainstream sessions and networking

Evening Cocktail Reception

Networking App

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Premium Pass

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. 

Highlights include:

Everything in the Access pass, plus

2 nights’ accommodation nearby at the DoubleTree by Hilton Ras Al Khaimah

Access to the GRIF workshop at AHIC: A focus on hotel F&B

Access to exclusive industry reports

Access to an exclusive breakfast briefing

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VIP Pass

Created for those seeking an immersive AHIC experience with added access to the GRIF in RAK workshop and more! Simply put, exclusive access for the ultimate AHIC experience.

Highlights include:

Everything in the Premium Pass, plus

Upgrade your 2 nights’ accommodation to the Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah

Access to the GRIF workshop at AHIC: A focus on hotel F&B

Choice of exclusive AHIC and Ras Al Khaimah experiences

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Download the 2018 AHIC Post Event Report

As the meeting place for leaders of the region’s tourism and hospitality investment industry, AHIC 2018 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.

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Testimonials

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"The bar has been set for 2019....onwards and upwards! Great networking and meeting opportunities, set in comfortable and professional environment conducive to generating new deals, opportunities and possibilities."

Edward Harvey, Strategy & Development Director, Tricon – 2018 AHIC Delegate

"The quality of speakers, content and discussions has been really tremendous."

Jalil Mekouar, Chief Executive Officer, Hotels Majid Al Futtaim Properties – 2018 AHIC Speaker

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Sponsors and Partners

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 2019.

Host Partner

Platinum Sponsors

Emerald Sponsor

Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

Supercar Rental & Tours Partner

Tea Partner

Supporting Partners

Platinum Media Partners

Official publication

Industry Trade Media Partner

Media Partners

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