Testimonials

Richard Proidl

Head of Direct Sales AT, NFON GmbH

"Leaders in Hospitality is a great platform for networking opportunities with industry leaders. Many new contacts were established and existing ones refreshed. Due to the fact that the participation at the event was highly positive for us in 2018, we've already registered for the upcoming event in October 2019.“

Calin Ile

President, Romania Federation of Hotel Industry & General Manager, IBIS Hotels

”Leaders in Hospitality Summit is a great opportunity for me and for the entire industry to put in spotlight the beauty of Hospitality and the major role it has in the region, to see the great perspectives arise for one of the biggest industry in the world, and to realize the responsibility we have to design the future of Hospitality in a sustainable manner.”

Vaclav Matz

Partner, Channels Sales Leaders EE, Honeywell

"Getting access to the market out here is not easy so this event is really going to expose to some very interesting people to take our business in the direction we want long-term. We've met very high -profile individuals - those we wouldn't have met before and we have actually picked up some very good quality inquiries."

Akos Kulcsar

Sales Representative, Wall Concept

"It was our pleasure to participate in Leaders in Hospitality summit, as this event created a basis for the representatives of hotel industry and the service providers connected to this industry to meet personally. For Wall Concept Ltd as distributor of wall-coverings and floor coverings, it proved really useful. We hope this event will mean the start of new fruitful cooperation."

Dimitris Manikis

President & Managing Director Europe/Middle East/Eurasia/Africa Wyndham Hotels & Resorts

"Leaders in Hospitality is a great platform for networking opportunities with industry leaders. Many new contacts were established and existing ones refreshed. Due to the fact that the participation at the event was highly positive for us in 2018, we've already registered for the upcoming event in October 2019.“

Edouard Dumas

CEO, La Compagnie Dumas

I was very honored to be invited to the Leaders in Hospitality, it was a very rewarding event. I particularly appreciated how much the luxury vision of the bedding according to Dumas Paris is in line with the vision of the leaders in hospitality, I hope to return to the next event

Thorsten Guggenberger

CEO, Gustaffo

"We are excited to sponsor this year's Hospitality CEE CIS Summit where so many leaders and key influences are gathering."

Philipp Whegmann

Executive Vice President, Preferred Hotels Group

"I enjoy Leaders in Hospitality a lot. The "quality¨ of the attendees is extremely good. We made valuable contacts."

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 Thank you very much International Business Council for such an interesting event where the future of the hospitality industry in Europe and worldwide is being set I look forward to participating in your next event in Hungary"

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 Good luck for the next event I look forward to being a part of it again"

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 in debates on our industry That is why the Chamber of Commerce of the Polish Hotel Industry IGHP welcomes the Leaders in Hospitality CEE amp CIS Summit as an important industry event that gathers hotel experts to share the most recent information on regional trends and challenges for the future I would like to thank the organizers for inviting me here It s a great platform to exchange ideas and current trends it is an important and unique event"

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 sustainable future for tourism in mature and emerging markets At Carlson Rezidor we ensure sustainability through Think Planet minimizing the environmental footprint of hotels in operation and embedding sustainability in new hotels The Leaders in Hospitality Summit is key because it brings together precisely those leaders in hotel development to ensure the sustainability and profitability of the hotel industry and its destinations in the long run"

Ivona Meissner

Director - Western Central Europe, Best Western

"The hotel industry sector in this region needs annual events like this for attuned people to meet under one roof to discuss - to find elucidation to our concerns and walk away enriched like I did from this event"

Nikolay Roussev

Hotel Manager - Grand Hotel Sofia

"I have attended many events in Central-Eastern Europe but none that could match Leaders in Hospitality In terms of speakers great networking compact round table discussions audience participating in panel discussions I left the event by finding the solution from the industry gurus - how to tackle different issues that my hotel faces or would face in the future"

Christopher Cox

Regional Director Central & Eastern Europe - Preferred Hotels & Resorts

"I think such an event is very important for the hospitality industry in the region which is definitely a very important region with unlimited potential I definitely like the structure and it needs a good ratio and combination of panel discussion and guest speakers I really appreciated that I was invited and enjoyed the Summit and will definitely be pleased to come back"