LEADERS IN HOSPITALITY CEE & CIS SUMMIT

15 - 16 May 2018, Budapest, Hungary

Rapidly improving picture due to exports, tight labor markets and foreign investment, nowhere in the world have expectation for growth changed so rapidly and positively as in central and eastern Europe.  With year on year increase of international tourists, hospitality investment and expansion, the region has emerged as one the world’s foremost travel and tourism destinations.  Leaders in Hospitality Summit pioneered, and has been on the forefront for last 6 years proudly supporting, promoting and educating region’s hospitality industry. 

 

Bringing together c-level executives, directors, general managers, owner/operators, government official, investors, development, top solution providers, regional and international media and all the frontline hospitality senior executives, the summit offer industry leaders and unique opportunity to stay up to date with the latest sector developments, innovation and trends shaping the future of the industry as well as network with colleagues from across the numerous countries of the region. Join Leaders in Hospitality Summit Today to shape the hospitality industry of the future.

SPEAKERS

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  • Martin Ykema

    Martin Ykema
    Chief Operating Officer, VIENNA HOUSE, Vienna International Hotelmanagement AG

  • Janusz Mitulski

    Janusz Mitulski
    Director Central & Eastern Europe, International Hotel Development, Marriott International

  • Marc Socker

    Marc Socker
    Managing Director of Invesco Real Estate’s (IRE’s) Hotel Fund Management Team

  • Max C. Luscher MRICS

    Max C. Luscher MRICS
    Managing Director,B&B HOTELS GmbH

  • Alexis Delaroff

    Alexis Delaroff
    COO Russia & CIS, Accor

  • Ivica Cacic

    Ivica Cacic
    Regional Vice President - All Brands Eastern Europe, Russia & the CIS, Marriott

  • Aron Libinson

    Aron Libinson
    Associate VP Operations and Development Russia&CIS, InterContinental Hotels Group

  • Christopher Cox

    Christopher Cox
    Regional Director, Central and Eastern Europe, Preferred Hotels & Resorts

  • Adela Cristea

    Adela Cristea
    Development Director Central and Eastern Europe,Hilton Worldwide

  • Edwin Broers

    Edwin Broers
    Regional Vice President Central and Eastern Europe Wyndham Hotel Group

  • Andrzej Wojcik

    Andrzej Wojcik
    Chair of the Management Board,SATORIA Group

  • Philipp Klohr

    Philipp Klohr
    Vice President, Acquisitions & Asset Management, Cedar Capital Partners

  • Dr. Franz Jurkowitsch

    Dr. Franz Jurkowitsch
    CEO of Warimpex Finanz- und Beteiligungs AG

  • Astrid Schafleitner

    Astrid Schafleitner
    Head of Development Germany, Austria and CEE Motel One

  • Irek Weglowski

    Irek Weglowski
    Vice President Orbis Hotel Group & President, Chamber of Commerce of the Polish Hotel Industry

  • Christian Michel

    Christian Michel
    Vice President Development CEE Wyndham Hotel Group

SPONSORS

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  • Atlas Concorde
  • Ideal Standard International
  • Philips
  • Honeywell
  • Ruckus
  • Balta Group
  • Materasso Slovakia s.r.o
  • Yamaha
  • Daikin
  • CMS Cameron McKenna LLP
  • Mitel
  • CISA
  • MODULYSS
  • Christopher Guy
  • Elko EP
  • Anolis Lighting
  • Gustaffo
  • Baumann Dekor
  • Pradelna
  • ANTIK Technology
  • MIKROPO VIZUÁLTECHNIKA LTD

ENDORSMENTS PARTNERS

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  • Ministry of Regional Development Czech Republic
  • Starwood Hotels & Resorts
  • Hilton Worldwide
  • Four Seasons
  • Czech Chamber of Commerce
  • CzechToursim
  • The Czech Association of Hotels & Restaurants
  • Association of Chefs & Confectionery Chefs of Czech Republic
  • Czech Bartenders Association
  • Asociace číšníků Česká republika (Association of Waiters of the Czech Republic)
  • Association of Czech Furniture Manufactures
  • Kempinski
  • Prague Convention Bureau
  • Confederation of Employers and Entrepreneurs Associations of the Czech Republic
  • Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group
  • Accor
  • Global Hyatt Corporation
  • InterContinental Hotels Group
  • Azimut Hotels
  • Marriott International
  • Leading Hotels of the World, Ltd.
  • Choice Hotels
  • Corinthia Hotels
  • Design Hotels
  • Louvre Hotels Group
  • Preferred Hotels & Resorts
  • Motel One
  • Rixos Group
  • Scandic Hotels
  • Best Western International
  • NH Hotel Group
  • Wyndham Hotel Group
  • Vienna International Hotelmanagement AG
  • Worldhotels
  • Orbis Hotel Group
  • Boscolo Hotels
  • Clifford Chance
  • HOTEL TECHNOLOGY NEXT GENERATION
  • BDO
  • Conscious Hospitality
  • Christie & Co
  • Cushman & Wakefield
  • Horwath HTL
  • Expedia Inc.
  • KPMG
  • Warimpex Finanz
  • Aareal Bank
  • Hotel Professionals
  • CMS
  • HVS
  • Hotel Danubia Gate
  • Hotrec
  • Ihra
  • EHMA - EUROPEAN HOTEL MANAGERS ASSOCIATION
  • Association of Social Responsibility
  • Czech Association of Sommeliers
  • ASSOCIATION OF REGIONS OF THE CZECH REPUBLIC/Asociace krajů České Republiky
  • The Slovak Association of Hotels and Restaurants (ZHR SR)
  • Czech Confederation of Commerce and Tourism
  • Hotel Association of Macedonia (HOTAM)
  • Hungarian Hotel & Restaurant Association
  • Federation of Russian Hotels & Restaurants

NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES

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NEWS

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TESTIMONIALS

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  • Nov
    27
    Paul Redding

    Paul Redding
    Business Development Manager - EMEA Inncom by Honeywell

    The Leaders in Hospitality event has been an extremely useful event - very eye opening

  • Nov
    27
    Richard Jolie

    Richard Jolie
    Sales Manager Lissadell-Liddell

    Getting access to the market out here is not easy, so this event is really going to expose us to some very interesting people,

  • Nov
    27
    Sean Owens

    Sean Owens
    International Sales Manager Hospitality Lighting of Havells Sylvania

    It's been fantastic here

  • Nov
    27
    Aline Sazerac

    Aline Sazerac
    de Forge Sales Account Manager Lissadell-Liddell

    We wish to reinforce our presence in this Region and an event like this definitely helps us to do this

  • Nov
    27
    Filiep Holvoet

    Filiep Holvoet
    Sales Director Arc Edition, Balta

    It is a very good experience and it`s great to see that you have so many people really involved who know the market very well

  • Nov
    27
    Katarzyna Sobierajska

    Katarzyna Sobierajska
    Undersecretary State Ministry of Sport & Tourism of the Republic of Poland

    The role of national administration for the hospitality industry in Poland is important, especially concerning the creation of

  • Nov
    27
    Christian de Barrin

    Christian de Barrin
    CEO HOTREC The Umbrella Association of Hotels, Restaurants and Cafes in Europe

    Leaders in Hospitality Summit has been extremely positive both in terms of content and in terms of networking

  • Nov
    27
    Deirdre Shurland

    Deirdre Shurland
    Senior Consultant United Nations Environment Programme & Coordinators The Global Partnership for Sustainable Tourism

    The Global Partnership for Sustainable Tourism is pleased to participate in this important summit featuring hotel leaders in Ea

  • Nov
    27
    Hans Koch

    Hans Koch
    President , European Hotel Managers Association

    I would like to thank International Business Council for creating such an interesting event which has so many great ideas

  • Nov
    27
    Irek Weglowski

    Irek Weglowski
    President , Chamber of Commerce of the Polish Hotel Industry & Vice President, Orbis SA

    In more challenging business environments it is always good to listen to experts and to participate

  • Nov
    27
    Inge Huijbrechts

    Inge Huijbrechts
    Vice President , Responsible Business The Rezidor Hotel Group

    The Hotel Industry has a responsibility to reduce its carbon energy and water footprint to ensure a

  • Nov
    27
    Ivona Meissner

    Ivona Meissner
    CEO , Western Central Europe

    The hotel industry sector in this region needs annual events like this for attuned people to meet un

  • Nov
    27
    Nikolay Roussev

    Nikolay Roussev
    Hotel Manager , Grand Hotel Sofia

    I have attended many events in Central-Eastern Europe but none that could match Leaders in Hospitali

  • Nov
    10
    Casimir Platzer

    Casimir Platzer
    President, International Hotel & Restaurant Association

    I`m very honoured to be here and I have to say that International Business Council organized a great event

  • Nov
    10
    Christopher Cox

    Christopher Cox
    Regional Director Central & Eastern Europe, Preferred Hotels & Resorts

  • Nov
    10
    Bernd Drechsel

    Bernd Drechsel
    General Manager, Europe of Pacific Direct

MEDIA PARTNERS

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  • MICE CENTRAL & EASTERN EUROPE
  • Kongres
  • Hotelier
  • TOPHOTELPROJECTS GMBH
  • Europe Real Estate
  • Property Xpress
  • Hotel Blog.sk
  • GASTRO & HOTEL
  • BUDAPEST TIMES
  • TTG MENA
  • TTG CENTRAL EUROPE
  • Vending International
  • Hospitality Talk
  • TTGMENA
  • CIM – Conference & Incentive Management
  • Travel and Tour World
  • Budapest Business Journal
  • Tip Travel
  • Horeca Romania
  • ATBARS
  • TheDaily.sk
  • Otelier & Restarator
  • Sommelier
  • Media India Group
  • COT media
  • Poradnik Restauratora
  • PROST
  • Business Traveller Poland