Canadian Hotel Investment Conference

For 22 years, the Canadian Hotel Investment Conference has established itself as the definitive source for information, insight and opinion on today’s Canadian lodging market. For senior executives from across North America this business conference delivers outstanding insight on where the industry is today, where its heading and the options it can deliver.


The 22nd Annual International African American Hotel Ownership & Investment Summit & Trade Show on July 25-27, 2018 at the Miami Marriott Biscayne Bay Hotel, Miami, FL is presented by the National Association of Black Hotel Owners, Operators & Developers (NABHOOD), Black Meetings & Tourism Magazine and Horizons International Group. The theme is “New Opportunities with Great Partners”.

The summit will be exciting and packed with information to help you understand the many opportunities available in hotel ownership, investment and supplier diversity. The 3-day educational summit is designed to educate attendees on becoming a hotel owner or investor, share minority investment trends, explore supplier opportunities, learn how to market to minorities and discuss diversity issues affecting the industry.


CHICOS is tasked with showcasing the many different exotic islands and spectacular hotels throughout the Caribbean chain. The Caribbean Hotel Investment Conference & Operations Summit (CHICOS) is the region’s must attend hospitality and tourism investment conference. The event provides attendees with the opportunity to significantly expand their network while learning the most important trends that can impact their investment decisions.

Global Wellness Summit

The Global Wellness Summit is an international organization that brings together leaders and visionaries to positively impact and shape the future of the global wellness industry. The objectives of the Summit are to:

  • Establish a forum for dialogue among global industry leaders
  • Create community by fostering friendly relationships among stakeholders
  • Inspire a spirit of collaboration to solve shared problems
  • Facilitate healthy growth for the industry and its individual businesses
  • Support quality research
  • Encourage innovation
  • Cultivate leaders for tomorrow

Andrew Cohan, Horwath HTL Miami Managing Director, will be attending the Global Wellness Summit – to arrange a meeting with Andrew, please contact him here.



SAHIC South America is the annual event of international level aimed at promoting the Hotel and Tourism business and related Real-Estate industry projects in the region, which has recently celebrated its 10th edition and has become a classic that continues to re-invent itself year after year.


ALIS is the leading and largest hotel investment conference in the world. ALIS in January 2018 had nearly 3,200 registered delegates. ALIS features numerous networking opportunities and an extensive array of seminars and panels by hotel industry experts, who discuss important trends and identify new opportunities for the year ahead.

Hospitality Day 2018

Hospitality Day is dedicated to owners, managers, consortia, chains, hotel groups and villages, but not only. It is also aimed at hotelier associations, architects and designers, builders, investors and developers of new projects. And to all those who are interested and want to know the latest news from the world of hospitality!

THINC Innovate 2018

THINC conferences is proud to launch its inaugural event in Bangkok, Thailand, in May 2018. Christened ‘THINC INNOVATE’, the conference aims to truly create a differentiation and establish itself as a must-attend hospitality event in the region. The two-day immersive event will feature power-packed knowledge capsules presented through a series of THINC Talks and master classes by thought leaders, innovators, and subject-matter experts; inspirational keynote addresses and interviews with industry stalwarts; stimulating debates and group discussions; and real-world case studies from across the industry spectrum.

Ingo Schweder, Managing Director of Horwath HTL Health & Wellness Thailand, will be speaking at the convention. To arrange a meeting with Ingo, please contact him him here.

World Spa & Wellness Asia Convention

The World Spa & Wellness Asia Convention is a leading networking event for CEOs and owners of spas, hotels and wellness centres.

Ingo Schweder, Managing Director of Horwath HTL Health & Wellness Thailand, will be speaking at the convention. To arrange a meeting with Ingo, please contact him him here.

Top Hotel World Tour: New York

The TOPHOTELWORLDTOUR is a series of one-day conferences around the world for leaders within the hospitality industry.

Top Hotel World Tour: Vienna

The TOPHOTELWORLDTOUR is a series of one-day conferences around the world for leaders within the hospitality industry.

Top Hotel World Tour: London

The TOPHOTELWORLDTOUR is a series of one-day conferences around the world for leaders within the hospitality industry.

Top Hotel World Tour: Dubai

The TOPHOTELWORLDTOUR is a series of one-day conferences around the world for leaders within the hospitality industry.

Patrick Angwin, Senior Director, Horwath HTL UK will be speaking at the event. To arrange a meeting with Patrick at the event, please contact him here.

Hotelier Summit GCC 2018

Hotelier Summit GCC is a B2B summit that brings together buyers and suppliers of the hospitality industry and facilitates business deals between the two parties. Speakers are eminent personalities from the GCC hospitality industry and the Hotelier Summit GCC will provide you a platform to learn from some of the brightest minds in the industry.


Saudi Travel & Tourism Investment Market (STTIM)

Under the slogan of “Tourism is the forum of all industries,” the Saudi Travel and Tourism Investment Market launches its 11th round. Participate with decision-makers from governmental agencies, the private sector and those working in the national tourism industry in presenting and discussing the important issues and solutions. Keep updated with all developments in tourism industry and investment opportunities, and benefit from advice and experiences offered by experts and top businessmen representing tourism sectors globally.

Chat China

CHAT 2018, takes Diversity | 万象 as the theme, which will be held on Jun 12th-14th at W Shanghai, the Bund.

CHAT is the benchmarking conference in hotel and tourism industry – through 14 years of sharpening, CHAT adheres to the dissemination of high-value contents, showing the highest quality industry conferences.

After Restructure, Regeneration and Making a Difference (The CHAT themes of the last 3 conferences), the Chinese hotel industry is about to march into a diverse new era. We are pleased to see various new elements emerging. We firmly believe that we are entering a new market phase with complicated dynamics due to industry regeneration and integration; therefore, we sincerely invite you, as influential KOLs in the industry, to join the discussion and projection of the diversity of the market prospect.


As a showcase for the French corporate real estate market, SIMI is a place of exchange, debate and above all a great business meeting between professionals.


For over 25 years, HICAP has been the unequaled annual gathering place for Asia-Pacific’s hotel investment community, attracting the most influential owners, developers, lenders, executives, and professional advisors from around the globe. Whether you are looking to make new contacts, strengthen existing relationships, learn or orchestrate a deal, HICAP is the event to attend.

Mediterranean Resort & Hotel Real Estate Forum

Part of the International Hotel Investment Forum (IHIF) series, the Mediterranean Resort & Hotel Real Estate Forum (MR&H) offers a meeting place for the industry to network, to share ideas and to build partnerships for tourism projects, mixed-use developments and hotel transactions.

A unique tourism and business destination, the Mediterranean is a major attraction for investors in search of new opportunities, but the diversity of market conditions across the region makes investment in real estate a challenging business. MR&H provides hospitality investors and key market stakeholders a complete overview of the region’s different investment climates, regulatory frameworks and development opportunities, as well as the chance to meet partners, to showcase projects and to do the deals that will help shape growth in the Mediterranean.

Whether you are an investor, developer, operator or advisor, MR&H is the perfect place for you to meet face-to-face with over 300 of your industry peers and form new partnerships that could transform your business. MR&H attracts an international audience of senior figures and decision-makers involved in all aspects of hospitality real estate and infrastructure investment in Southern Europe and the Mediterranean.

Annual Hotel Conference

Running for the 15th year and attracting 900+ delegates, The AHC is the leading event for the UK hotel industry. This year’s theme will be ‘Innovate to Elevate’

A dynamic conference and thriving exhibition with an acclaimed programme of world class key note speakers, engaging presentations by industry leaders and interactive workshops, debates and panel discussions where senior figures in their field share valuable industry insight.

Hoteliers, owners, operators and managers as well as investors, developers, designers, architects, consultants, tourism leaders and regional tourist board will be represented for a day and a half of unrivalled practical knowledge designed to add real value to your business operations.

Expo Real

The starting signal has been given for the biggest start-up contest in the real estate sector. As of now, young technology companies can apply for the real estate start-up event at Europe’s biggest property trade fair. The Real Estate Innovation Forum at EXPO REAL 2018 is a showcase for innovations in the property industry.

“The Real Estate Innovation Forum was a resounding success last year”, explains Klaus Dittrich, Chairman & CEO of Messe München. “Its great popularity confirmed that we are on the right track in helping to promote the digital transformation of the real estate sector. That’s why we are continuing to provide a platform for those start-ups which are important to the property industry—while conversely giving real estate companies the opportunity to find out about digital possibilities and developments.”


The Africa Hotel Investment Forum 2018 will take place in Nairobi on 2-4 October 2018, supported by the Kenyan Ministry of Tourism. Speaking at the launch of AHIF, Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary for Tourism, Hon. Najib Balala, said:

I am delighted that we have brought Africa’s highest profile hotel investment forum back to Kenya. It will attract the kind of people who have the influence and resources to make a destination successful. At AHIF, we will be making a compelling case for investment in the hospitality sector across Kenya. Nairobi is already the established business hub of East Africa but there is so much more opportunity in our country. For example, Kisumu is offers huge potential for new hotel accommodation and the leisure possibilities on our sea coast is self-evident. We also have another vital asset: a population which is innately friendly, hospitable and keen to serve.”


Hotel Investment Conference Europe (Hot.E) is the place to meet and network with Europe’s leaders in the investment community. With over one-third of the companies representing leading debt, equity, and development firms, Hot.E is Europe’s “must-attend” event.

The Lodging Conference

The Lodging Conference is one of the top hotel industry events in the world. Over the past 23 years, tens of thousands of high-powered hotel owners and executives from around the globe have participated. The event has been sold out for the last five years with attendance of 1800+ in 2017. We bring together the hotel industry’s most influential owners, operators, presidents, CEOs and dealmakers to strategize about development, finance, franchising, management, construction, design, and operations. More than just a conference, the entire event is a THINK TANK where everybody in attendance has the opportunity to join in the conversation, discuss issues, and solve problems.

Hotel Data Conference

The Hotel Data Conference is a gathering of industry executives with a specific interest in crunching data to improve the performance of their hotels  and/or destination. The conference’s content is designed to appeal to brand executives, hotel owners, developers, operators, revenue management specialists, destination marketing organizations and pricing analysts.

HotelsWorld Australia

HotelsWorld is the leading annual conference for hotel owners and investors in Australia and New Zealand.

2018 looks like it will be another record year in Australia and New Zealand, with hotels and alternative forms of guest accommodation continuing to be built, purchased, branded, and managed. Sentiment remains positive, but as the volume of new and proposed room supply continues to grow, and uncertainties mount about the impact of external factors such as the changing political landscape in the USA, Great Britain, and Europe, questions remain about the likely duration and extent of the local industry upcycle. The fundamental question therefore remains: are these the best of times for the local accommodation industry, or are our best days still ahead of us?

To address future directions and prospects, industry leaders will again gather in Sydney in July 2018 for HotelsWorld, a very timely conference, which will also shine a spotlight on Alternative Accommodations, Boutique and Lifestyle Hotels, and Hotel Investment.

Delegates include hotel chains and management companies, developers, investors, owners, lenders, government representatives, advisors, architects, designers, and other professional advisers.

More than 500 delegates are again expected to attend HotelsWorld 2018, with ¼ of those holding the Chairman, CEO, or Partner job title.


The 2018 New Zealand Hotel Industry Conference (NZHIC) will be held at The Cordis Hotel, Auckland on July 4 – 5. Registrations for the 2018 New Zealand Hotel Industry Conference open April 16.

The only annual event dedicated to the country’s valuable hotel sector, the conference is co-hosted by Horwath HTL and Tourism Industry Aotearoa (TIA). It is a must attend event for hotel managers, owner-operators, developers, investors and advisers involved in the New Zealand hotel industry. The day ends with a gala dinner and the presentation of the New Zealand Hotel Industry Awards.

NYU Hospitality Industry Investment Conference

Established in 1977 the NYU International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference features general sessions, workshops, and networking events to provide data, analysis, perspectives, insights, and opportunities. From its founding members, such as Stephen W. Brener Associates, Inc., Lodging Hospitality Magazine, Pannell Kerr Forster and Laventhol & Horwath, the Conference continues to be guided by leading practitioners on its Executive Planning Committee and expertly led for the 24th year by Jonathan M. Tisch, chairman and CEO of Loews Hotels & Co. and co-chairman of the Board and member of the Office of the President of Loews Corporation.


The Caribbean Hotel & Resort Investment Summit (CHRIS) is the Caribbean’s most noteworthy hotel investment conference. Join us in convenient Miami for informative sessions and unbeatable networking opportunities. With over a decade of experience in bringing the hotel/tourism investment community together in the Caribbean, the host of CHRIS has created a conference which is innovative, timely, and focused.


HOLA is designed to provide an annual meeting place for hotel executives, investors, lenders, developers, and the professional advisory community who are interested in doing deals in one of the world’s hottest hotel markets – Latin America.

HOLA immediately precedes a second important event, the CHRIS conference. The back-to-back nature of the two events is a great way for the hotel investment community that is interested not only in the Caribbean, but also in the Latin America region, to conduct their business while in Miami.


The 2017 Australasian Hotel Industry Conference and Exhibition (AHICE) was the biggest event yet, with over 750 attending the event in Melbourne. With a speaker program packed with interviews and panels featuring the world’s leading hoteliers, AHICE 2017 was the most comprehensive educational event yet, one that was a balance between operations and investment, highlighting innovation, productivity and performance in an age of disruption.

Window to the Future 2018

“Window to the Future” is a Swiss knowledge initiative with the mission to identify, assess and anticipate changes in the future of the Hospitality Industry. This exclusive think-tank summit is connecting hospitality leaders, global thinkers and experts to jointly  develop ideas on issues that could impact the future of our industry.

The think-tank summit will feature key note speeches with international influencers, panel discussions with experts and leaders from the hospitality industry and by lively debates with all summit participants. Participants will be able to join 2 workshops sessions in the afternoon. Themes are based on the Lausanne Report topics; an exhaustively researched dossier which lists the most important impactors on the future of our industry.

Foundation for the Summit is the Lausanne Report which was launched and published during the 1st edition of W2F in 2016. The Lausanne Report strives to identify key trends and drivers that will inspire professionals and leaders of the global hospitality industry to take appropriate and innovative strategic decisions needed in order to meet the challenges of the future.


As part of the annual AHIC event in RAK, the Saudi Arabia Hotel Investment Conference (SHIC) is an exclusive one-day event enabling our delegates and partners to focus on and discuss the multitude of investment opportunities arising in the Kingdom.

The event will feature keynotes, panel debates and round table sessions lead by experts which will provide delegates with valuable insights into the ever-changing landscape of Saudi Hospitality.


In the three days you spend at Arabian Hotel investment Conference (AHIC), you will experience an enhanced AHIC like never before! It will be here, away from the day to day routines, where you will have the opportunity to focus on insights shared by world-class speakers, creating relationships and discovering opportunities which will drive your business forward.


Discover at AOCAP why the alternative ownership business models have significant potential in Asia Pacific and how such market potential might be realized. For investors, owners or developers looking for ways to monetize undeveloped resort real estate, repurpose or further optimize returns on existing inventory, alternative ownership offers an additional or ‘alternative’ option to the more common ideas of a stand-alone hotel or integrated resort.


The 2018 AAHOA Annual Convention and Trade Show is poised to be the best opportunity in the new year for hoteliers and hospitality industry professionals to maximize their business potential. It is the largest gathering of hotel owners in the country. Last year, convention set a new record: the four-day event drew nearly 7,000 attendees and vendors. We expect this year to be even more successful.

AAHOA, founded in 1989, is the largest hotel owners’ association in the world, with more than 16,500 small business owner-members. AAHOA members own almost one in every two hotels in the United States. If your business is the hotel business, this is the place to be.

HICAP Update

Get up to speed on what’s happening in Asia at HICAP UPDATE – a mid-yearly forum that keeps you in touch with the latest developments and markets in the region, with a special focus on Southeast Asia. Launched in 2009, HICAP UPDATE is a targeted two-day hotel investment event featuring a prestigious lineup of speakers, sessions focusing on the current issues facing the industry, and great networking opportunities.