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Catch the next wave of hotel investment

The International Hotel Investment Forum (IHIF) is the most influential and globally diverse meeting place for the hotel industry.

The three day event has firmly established its reputation as the place where deals are done, and is attended by over 1900 hospitality and tourism professionals from over 70 countries. IHIF attracts a very senior gathering and among them nearly every major hotel chain CEO, influential global tourism ministers and the largest group of investors and hotel owners.
Whatever area of the industry you currently do business in or wish to expand into, attending the conference can open up business opportunities and partnerships for you. IHIF focusses on delivering opportunities to anyone who currently operates within the hotel and tourism industry or who wants to do business in this sector, including:

  • Investors
  • Hotel Owners
  • Lenders
  • Hotel Chain CEOs and Executives
  • Financial Advisers
  • Real Estate Agents
  • Lawyers
  • Designers
  • Architects
  • Consultants
  • Timeshare Developers
  • Tourism and Government Officials

Through three days of unrivalled networking opportunities, outstanding evening receptions, an exhibition and the very best educational programme, IHIF delivers important networking, information and contacts and our attendees and Sponsors, will agree that IHIF is an un-missable event in their diaries.

‘I’ve been coming to and sponsoring this event for ten years, it’s the premier hospitality event in the world. It has excellent networking, great education, you really hear what is going on and what is coming and I wouldn’t want to miss it. Every year it is a key date in my agenda.’

Now, more than ever, it is important to meet the right people, liaise with key players; hear the latest economists’ projections; and know about new business opportunities.
If you think this applies to you and you are serious about the development of your business then register to attend IHIF 2015.It could be your most profitable three days of the year!


Jonathan Worsley
Bench Events
Tess Pearson
Event Director
Questex Hospitality+Travel Group



IHIF Awards

The winner of the IHIF 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award is Barry Sternlicht, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Starwood Capital Group.

The Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented during the morning of Tuesday 3rd March 2015. An interview will follow the presentation.


IHIF is very pleased to once again recognise our future industry leaders through the Young Leader Award, held in conjunction with the International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC).

The International Hotel Investment Forum (IHIF), in conjunction with the International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC) have named Greg Bows, Founder and Managing Director of African Impact, as the winner of the IHIF 2015 Young Leader Award.