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 (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.Keep me updated Download AHIF Programme
Gorilla Madness 2016
Bench Events are proud to have participated in the Great Gorilla run on 17 September 2016, raising money and awareness for the endangered mountain gorillas. We are delighted to have raised over $2,000 and the check was presented to the CEO of The Gorilla Organization during AHIF 2016
"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.
Regional Director, East Africa, IFU
Architect MEA, Wyndham Hotel Group
Acting Chief Commercial Officer, South African Airways
Director, Project and Structured Finance, Alkebulan
President Golden Tulip Afrique Francophone & East Africa, Louvre Hotel Group
Senior Consultant, HVS
Chief Executive Officer, GIW Consulting (Pty) Ltd
Arne M. Sorenson
President & CEO, Marriott International
Chief Executive Officer, Rwanda Development Board
"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, email@example.com +44 (0)7858 511012