Agenda unveiled for AHIC 2021 in Dubai


The Arabian & African Hospitality Investment Conference (AHIC) will handle essentially the most urgent points impacting the lodge market in a post-pandemic world when it returns subsequent month.

The present is scheduled to happen at Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai dwell in particular person from September 20-22.

Under the theme Rise Together, occasion organisers Bench and Meed, in collaboration with the AHIC Advisory Board, have designed the AHIC 2021 programme round the important thing themes of ‘innovation, sustainability and the future’.

Jonathan Worsley, chairman of Bench and founding father of AHIC, stated: “As the trade strives to emerge from the pandemic stronger and extra resilient than ever, we wish to facilitate actual and real conversations round the most effective methods to do that. 

“The programme features more than 50 opportunities for our delegates to deliberate, learn and network over three exciting days.

“There will be a focus on industry transformation and collaboration with debates, data and trend reports written exclusively for AHIC, interviews with industry leaders, smaller breakout sessions for specific communities, such as investors focused on Saudi Arabia’s giga-projects and spectacular evening receptions.”

He added: “We’re looking forward to the return of our off-the-record ‘AHIC Interactive’ workshops, including Breakfast with the Bankers, Roya’s Owners-Only Majlis, an in-depth look at owner-operator agreements with Al Tamimi & Company, and the HAMA Asset Management Members workshop.”

AHIC 2021 will current a sequence of Hard Talk interviews with trade leaders dwell on stage, together with: Sébastien Bazin, chief government, Accor; Samih Sawiris, chairman, Orascom Hotels & Development; John Pagano, chief government of the Red Sea Development Company and Amaala; and José Silva, chief government, Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts.

Innovation will probably be one other main theme of AHIC 2021, with the highly-anticipated launch of Kube Ventures, an incubator for change within the trade; the AHIC Innovation Den for enterprise start-ups remodeling the trade; and the AHIC Operators’ Pitch Den, which is able to see international manufacturers and newcomers alike current their most revolutionary manufacturers for the brand new regular.

More Information

Reimagined for 2021, the Arabian & African Hospitality Investment Conference (AHIC) will convey collectively the 4 close-knit funding communities of the Arabian Hospitality Investment Conference (AHIC), Saudi Arabia Hospitality Investment Conference (SHIC), Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF) and the Global Restaurant Investment Forum (GRIF).

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