Agenda

 

8:30 – 9:15

Registration & Morning Coffee

9:15 – 9:30

Welcome Remarks and Opening Speech

Moderator:
Markéta Vogelová
CzechTourism Institute Director, CzechTourism

9:30 – 9:45

Challengers and Opportunities in Hospitality Industry 2017

Moderator:
Vaclav Starek
President, the Czech Association of Hotels & Restaurants

9:45 – 10:30

CEE & CIS Hospitality Industry Perspective within Global Business Landscape: Where Do We Stand, What Threats and Challenges Will We Face and What are the Opportunities We Might Unveil?

The region was considered both Europe’s growth engine at one point and least attractive place for hotel expansion and investment at a later stage. Despite going through challenging times over the last decade, the region now brings numerous opportunities. CEE & CIS region still have room to develop unlike its Western European counterparts, therefore with right strategies enabling expansion, growth and investment opportunities

Moderator:
Surai Ghimire
Business Development Manager, International Business Council Group
Panelists:
Klaus Pilz
Regional Director Czech Republic, Vienna International Hotelmanagement AG
Janusz Mitulski
Director Central & Eastern Europe, International Hotel Development, Marriott International
Miguel Martins
‎Development Director for Poland, InterContinental Hotels

10:30 – 12:00

One to One Pre-scheduled Business Meetings & Networking Coffee Break

12:00 - 12:30

Symbiotic relation between a culture and hospitality industry to create a great guest experience

Moderator:
Michal Hladký
Director, Creative Industry Košice

12:30-12:45

Mitel Hospitality Solutions - Improved Profitability through Enhanced Customer Service

Moderator:
John Owen
Hospitality Sales Manager, EMEA, Mitel

12:45 -14:00

Networking Business Lunch

14:00 – 14:45

General Managers in the 21st century - The challenges faced by the GM in the CEE/CIS region

Moderator:
Surai Ghimire
Business Development Manager, International Business Council Group
Panelists:
Ulf Landeberg
General Manager, Lindner Hotel Prague Castle
Špela Munih Stanič
Director General, JGZ Brdo, Protocol Services of the Republic of Slovenia
Turhan Poyaz
Managing Director, Excelsior Hotel & Spa Baku
Andrzej Wojcik
Chair of the Management Board,SATORIA Group

14:45 – 15:00

Daikin Total HVAC-R Solutions for Hotels

15:00 – 16:00

One to One Pre-scheduled Business Meetings & Networking Coffee Break

19:30 - 22:30

The Gala Dinner at Letensky Zamecek

Address: Letenské sady 341, 170 00 Praha 7