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 in Warsaw 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 International Business Council 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

"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"

Casimir Platzer

Former 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 I ll definitely come back next year to join in for the great experience and exchange or knowledge amp networking at Leaders in Hospitality Summit"

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"