10 - 12 SEPTEMBER 2023

RIYADH FRONT EXHIBITION & CONFERENCE CENTER

THE HOSPITALITY LEADERS SUMMIT

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Understand how industry leaders are shaping the future of hospitality

Pioneers from across the industry come together to discuss challenges, present bold ideas and talk about the future of hospitality in Saudi Arabia. The two-day summit took place on the 7th and 8th of September 2022 within The Hotel Show Saudi Arabia.

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“It’s great to be back to Saudi Arabia, such a great vibe and turnout at The Hotel Show Saudi Arabia. Honored and delighted to have taken part in this conference, and participated in this panel with experts from the industry. We discussed “Top trends to watch in Saudi Arabia’s ever evolving F&B Industry” tackling experimentation, value, convenience, healthy lifestyle, experience and innovation. Saudi Arabia’s F&B sector is undergoing one of its most significant expansions in recent history and F&B leading cultural tourism. The future is bright!!”

Elie Badawi

Regional Director, Hilton Hotels & Resorts

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“It was an absolute pleasure to be part of The Hotel Show Saudi Arabia, the most effective platform pertaining tourism and hospitality industry. What’s more, is that Saudi Arabia is the host, adding unparalleled impetus to great event.”

Mohammed Hanif Al Qassim

Managing Partner, The Manor By JA

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“It was a great pleasure to share thoughts and ideas at the The Hotel Show Saudi Arabia with Mohammed Hanif Al Qassim, Najee Syriani, James Morgan, Maria Bou Eid and Alan Orchard. A big thank you to dmg events for having us and for the amazing networking and reconnecting with industry professionals.”

Alessandro Maria Tedesco

Global Chief Operating Officer, febc Group

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"An incredible experience of warm and welcoming people and their hospitality, such was my visit to Riyadh for the first time. Thank you The Hotel Show Saudi Arabia, Olivier Harnisch, Anna A, James Morgan, Waleed Al Toukhi and Abdullah Alzahrani for the opportunity to be a part of a great show and share the stage with such amazing talent. Looking forward to many more!"

Chayya Bassi

Co-Founder, Quick Brown Fox Consulting

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"Such a great vibe and turnout at The Hotel Show Saudi Arabia. Honored and happy to have taken part in this conference, and participated in this panel with experts from the industry."

Najee Syriani

Corporate Vice President – Projects, Rotana

What can you expect

Network with the top industry leaders

 

Access the latest market trends

Expand your knowledge and find common solutions to some of the most pressing industry challenges

Advisory Board Members

ABDULLAH ALZAHRANI
Brand & Marketing Executive Director
The Red Sea Development Company and AMAALA

AMIT NAYAK, CHA
Vice President
HAMA MEA

BASTIEN BLANC
CEO - Special Projects
PIF Portfolio Company

NOELLE HOMSY
Co-Founder
ENVI Lodges

Dr JAMES MORGAN
Dean
International Tourism & Hospitality College, KSA

NAIM MADDAD
Chief Executive & Founder
Gates Hospitality

TARIQ VALANI
Senior Vice President IT
ME, Africa, India and Turkey -
Accor

RABIH FEGHALI
Senior Director Hospitality
The Red Sea Development Company

SALMAN S. GASIM
CEO - Swiss Hospitality
Chairman -
SEA Ventures

OLIVIER HARNISCH
Senior Strategy Advisor
Ministry of Tourism | PIF

GIULIANO GASPARINI
HAMA Education Board
HAMA

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THE HOSPITALITY LEADERS SUMMIT2022 SPEAKERS

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TOPICS THAT WERE DISCUSSED INCLUDE:

• Vision 2030 for hospitality and tourism
• Hospitality leaders' strategic session
• Investment and partnership opportunities in the Kingdom
• Asset management updates
• Saudi regenerative and sustainable tourism
• Harnessing Saudization, promoting the upcoming talent in the hospitality and tourism sector
• Tourism, hospitality, and the vision for mega events in the Kingdom
• Innovation in hospitality, preparing for hospitality in a digital economy
• Digital transformation, hyperconnected guests, and the impact of cybersecurity rethinking the guest journey. The future of guest experience
• Innovation in design and the future of guest experience
• Top trends to watch in Saudi Arabia’s ever-evolving F&B industry