European Hotel Investment Conference – Adria Hotel Forum

The Adria Hotel Forum is a leading Southeast European hotel investment conference held every year in Zagreb, Croatia and visited by regional and international hotel industry experts. The fifth edition of AHF will be held on February 8th and 9th 2017 at the Hotel Sheraton, Zagreb.

Main theme of AHF 2017 is: “Investments in hotel industry: Development and beyond” and the questioned raised behind the theme are: What is the reason of a low interest for hotel investments in South-Europe? What are the investment and management models applicable in this part of the world? What differs from developed destinations and what is to be done? Who and when should develop the infrastructure and how the destinations should position themselves?

Adria Hotel Forum’s 2017 confirmed panelists are:

  • Adam Konieczny (Country Head Poland,Christie & Co)
  • Patrick Fitzgibbon (Senior Vice President of Development, Europe, Middle East & Africa, Hilton Worldwid)
  • Max Cergneux (Senior Director,Choice Hotels)
  • Eric Jafari (Managing Director,SACO Property Group)
  • Thomas Kirchmajer (Chief Operating Officer, Liberty International)
  • Zdravko Počivalšek (Minister of Economic Development and Technology, Republic of Slovenia)
  • Samantha Sugerman (Development Manager,Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts)
  • Ivan Oreč (Manager of network development, Eurowings)
  • Thomas Emanuel (Director of Business Development, STR)
  • Darren Blanchard (Senior Director of Business Development, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group)
  • Giannis G. Markogiannis (Legal Consultant, CEO of Aman Venice and AMAN Cavtat Investment Companies)
  • Sebastian Lodder  (Chief Executive Officer, T3 Hospitality Management)
  • Petar Vesenjak (Founder and Managing Director, Hosting d.o.o.)
  • Jessica Bertram (Director of the Consulting team, Colliers International Hotels and Resorts)
  • Ivan Artolli (Managing Director, Hotel de Paris, Monte Carlo, Société des Bains de Mer)
  • Carly Webber (Key Account Manager EMEA, HomeAway – an Expedia Brand)
  • Slava Ovchinnikov (Managing Director, HRS Group)
  • Ivana Budin (Vice President of Business Development and Corporate Affairs, Valamar Riviera)
  • Martina Serdarušić (Head of Tourism and commercial financing, Erste & Steiermärkische Bank)
  • Ivan Pukšar (Director, Kompas Zagreb)
  • Hrvoje Galičić (Advisor of the Board, Croatian Bank of Reconstruction and Development)
  • Neven Ivandić (Research Fellow, Institute for Tourism)
  • Darko Prebežac (Professor of Tourism Marketing Management and Transportation Management, Faculty of Economics & Business, Zagreb)
  • Adriano Požarić (Editor, Tourism Info magazine)
  • Robert Rogner (CEO, Gesellschaft für Beziehungsethik GmbH)