Driving investment into tourism projects, infrastructure and hotel development across Africa
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Delivering the latest information on development, trends and best practice in the African hotel investment industry
Connect and network with the African hotel investment community
Engage in discussions with local partners
Unforgettable networking receptions
The Africa Hotel Investment Forum was held at the Kigali Convention Centre and Radisson Blu Hotel in Rwanda on 10-12 October, with support of Rwanda Development Board and AccorHotels, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, Hilton, Marriott International amongst other industry leaders.
The conference was a high-level, investor-driven event and brought together over 450 key players in the real estate and hotel industry: developers, investors, hotel operators, owners, as well as representatives of the banking and legal sectors.
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The Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF) is attended by the highest calibre international hotel investors of any conference in Africa. It is the leading hotel investment conference that connects business leaders from the international and local markets, driving investment into tourism projects, infrastructure and hotel development across Africa.Download AHIF 2017 Programme View 2017 attendees
If you are a hotel owner or investor currently with hotel assets, or looking to acquire hotel assets, and would like to attend the conference as our guest, please contact Mala Patel
Criteria for Approval:
- Hospitality property owned or being developed in Africa over the next 12-24 months*
- Any other real estate investor with assets considering expanding into African hospitality sector
- One representative per company
*Should you wish to keep your portfolio confidential, we will be able to deliver this.
"AHIF is an event where opportunities to meet with regional investors exists and it offers all parties the chance to review and compare their offerings."
KARL DE LACY INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR, BEST WESTERN HOTELS & RESORTS
AHIF's speakers are prominent members of the hotel investment community. Their expertise, practical advice and forecast will provide attendees with the latest information on development, trends and best practice in the hotel investment industry.
Michelè de Witt
Director, Horwath HTL (South Africa)
Director of Real Estate Developments, Rahmyn Developments and Real Estate
Vice Chairperson, Rwanda Private Sector Federation
Executive Director, CG Corp Global
Senior Industry Specialist - Hotels, Manufacturing, Agribusiness and Services, International Finance Corporation (IFC)
Business Developer, Cabo International Partners B.V. (CIP)
Training Officer, Radisson Blu Lusaka
Sir Richard Hawkins Bt.
Regional Director Hotel Operations – Africa, Minor Hotels
"It was an outstanding event. Opportunity to network with key players in the industry."
Eyob Tolina, Director, Schulze Global Investments
Online networking platform:
Initiate contact with attendees before the event
Networking Round Tables:
Discuss the topical issues in an informal setting
Networking Culinary Receptions:
The perfect opportunity to network and celebrate what is best about our industry
Meet the key stakeholders in the market
"The best conference in Africa by some distance...if you can only attend one hotel conference a year this should be it!"
David Harper – Head of Property, Hotel Partners Africa
World class sponsors
AHIF’s sponsors are experts in the field of hotel investment. They are at the forefront of this growing industry and leading the way in this sector.
If you are interested in Sponsorship Opportunities please contact Matthew Weihs, firstname.lastname@example.org +44 (0)7858 511012