Summit Schedule

The region's only b2b conference for the serviced apartment, branded residence, aparthotel, corporate accommodation and short-term rental sectors.

Special activity and property tour venues tbc

 

Pick up your delegate pack, start networking and take the opportunity to engage with exhibitors

Introduction from event host Piers Brown, CEO of International Hospitality Media.

A look at the economic landscape for the MEA region and beyond, and the likely implications for the hospitality sector.

A panel of industry leaders discuss the sector's key issues.

Panellists:
• Dr Badr Al Badr, CEO, Dur Hospitality (tbc)
• Mohamed Awadalla, CEO, Time Hotels

A comprehensive overview for those new to the sector

Serviced apartments have become increasingly popular in the market, with Nairobi alone having more than 60 serviced apartment brands and more than 2,500 apartment units resulting in CAGR of 23.6% over the last five years. The panel looks at the factors driving both the supply and demand side, highlighting key existing projects and brands and where the key areas for growth are.

 

Samantha Muna, Managing director, Trianum Hospitality Limited

Fiona Craw, Associate, JLL Hotels and hospitality, Nairobi (tbc)

Abraham Munene, Director - Executive Residency, Best Western, Nairobi (tbc)

Mark Chabari Nyaga, Research analyst, Broll Property Group (tbc)

 

Grab a coffee and catch up with our exhibitors.

How to select the right brand and operator for your residences

The evolution of apartment use among long-stay global business travellers

Peter Heule, Managing director, Shortstay Group and YAYS

The essence of 21st century marketing - social, local and mobile

As we witness increased convergence in the hospitality sector, who are tomorrow's distribution game changers and what's next for revenue management?

Time to refuel, network and meet our exhibitors.

• White labelling
• New market concepts
• Budget and mid-range

What are the major challenges and opportunities for property owners in the region?

Top level debate on the investment, finance and transaction landscape in the region

Presentation looking at the impact of short term rental witin the region and the outlook for the future

A snapshot from major markets in the global serviced apartment sector

Discuss the issues arising from the day's agenda with the audience and moderator

"You have arrived in the Middle East! Great content and extremely well attended."

Shafi Syed, VP hotel development and acquisitions, Trump Hotels

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