10 - 12 SEPTEMBER 2023


Salman S. Gasim

Salman S. Gasim is an entrepreneur and an investor in the field of human capital development, hospitality and tourism whereby he has established a series of local and international companies with the focus on bridging the gap between the future required tourism workforce and available talents based on international standards and best-practices. Thus, Mr. Gasim is the exclusive partner and official representative of a number of leading hospitality and culinary institution such as the pioneer American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute in Orlando, USA and the largest private hospitality education provider in Switzerland the Swiss Education Group headquartered in Montreux.

Due to his diverse profile and ventures, Mr. Gasim holds multiple positions and roles that are the CEO at the Swiss Hospitality Company, Chairman at SEA Ventures, Board Member at the Saudi-French Business Council, and the Advisory Board Member at Zadk Saudi Culinary Institute in Khobar.

Mr. Gasim is well-recognized in the local, regional, and international business arena and in the tourism and hospitality industry especially through his contribution and partnerships with some of the most prominent organizations and brands such as the Ministry of Tourism in Saudi Arabia, Public Investment Fund, and InterContinental Hotel Group “IHG”, Mr. Gasim was featured in various Arabic and English media channels and publications such as CNBC, Hotelier Middle East Magazine, and the Arab News.

Mr. Gasim’s passion is to elevate the tourism industry in Saudi Arabia by upskilling the Saudi tourism workforce based on international standards and the renowned Saudi hospitality values that he believes are found in every Saudi person’s DNA.