Leading speaker line-up for Africa conference
A range of leading speakers are set to address a range of key topics at this year’s Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF), which takes place in Kenya later this year.
The event is the only annual hotel investment conference that connects business leaders from international and local markets, and brings together leading figures from the hotel investment community to drive investment in tourism projects, infrastructure and hotel development across Africa.
This year’s AHIF takes from 2-4 October at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Upper Hill Nairobi, and is expected to attract attendees from more than 25 different countries, with an agenda featuring 70 international speakers and over 15 hours of networking opportunities.
Key presentations will include how African investment is coping in a tough global environment, the outlook for the broader real estate sector and an update on hotel performance in Africa.
Other presentations will focus on tourism trends in Sub-Saharan Africa, growing an African brand, investing in South Africa, developments in Cape Town and a look at the regional hotel pipeline.
The event will also feature a number of round table sessions on subjects such as The Rise of African Brands; Exploiting the Leisure Potential; Serviced Apartments/Aparthotels; Security & Risk Management for the Hospitality Industry; Putting together the right team; and How to invest in East, West, North and South Africa.
Speakers set to address the conference include Daniel Silke, director, Political Futures Consultancy; Christopher J. Nassetta, president & CEO, Hilton; the Hon. Najib Balala, EGH, Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Tourism & Wildlife, Government of Kenya; and Federico J. González, president & CEO, Radisson Hotel Group.
There will also be an array of networking opportunities, including a speed networking session.
For more details visit www.africa-conference.com