As we gear up for the 2024 edition of Future Hospitality Summit – Saudi Arabia taking place from 29 April – 01 May at the Mandarin Oriental Al Faisaliah, Riyadh, there are some exciting updates I want to let you in on. 

The first set of confirmed speakers you will meet at FHS Saudi Arabia include:

  • Khalid Saud Abu Haimed, Chief Executive Officer, Al Khozama Investment
  • Sultan Bader Al-Otaibi, Chief Executive Officer, Taiba Investments
  • Henri Giscard D’Estaing, President, Club Med
  • Mark De Cocinis, Chief Executive Officer, Boutique Group
  • Matthew Martin, Saudi Arabia Bureau Chief, Bloomberg LP
  • Pat Thaker, Editorial Director Middle East & Africa, The Economist Group
  • Abdullah Azhari, Chief Executive Officer, Saudi Icon Company
  • Norah Al-Tamimi, Chief Executive Officer, Baheej
  • Christoph Hoffmann, Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer, 25hours hotels
  • Aradhana Khowala, Chief Executive Officer & Founder, Aptamind Partners
  • Susie Ellis, Chair & Chief Executive Officer, Global Wellness Institute
  • Salma Arafa, Innovation Expert, UNWTO

Also, from our restaurant investment sessions, GRIF Speakers at FHS Saudi Arabia include:

  • Michael Flanagan, Chief Business Development Officer, Al Khozama Investment Company
  • Mohammed Jawa, Founder & Chairman, MJS Holding
  • Faisal Shaker, Co-founder & Chief Executive Officer, Modern Food Company (MFC)
  • Sonya Janahi, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, SJ Investments and Maya Delices
  • Sinan Al Saady, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Cool Inc.

Schedule at a Glance | Advisory Board | Networking Experience at FHS

Under our theme Invest in Tomorrow: Today, Together.this year’s content tracks will include hospitality investment, industry entrepreneurship, sustainable development and human capital, including a focus on job creation and career development in the industry in line with Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030. And that's just the beginning of what to expect in Riyadh at FHS where esteemed industry pioneers and innovators will mould the future of hospitality. Some of our conference features empowering future investment include:

  • Startup Den – to shine a spotlight on startups with tremendous potential and connecting them with our investor community.
  • Destination Tomorrow – to facilitate dynamic pitches showcasing diverse new destinations from around the globe to cultivate exposure and investment into the future of destination development.
  • Investing in Saudi Arabia: A Blueprint for Successful Market Entry and Investment – High level insights and strategies for entering the Saudi Arabian hospitality market followed by practical "clinics" & discussions where investors and participants alike can receive hands-on advice and guidance, equipping them with the tools needed for a seamless entry and success into the dynamic Saudi Arabian market. 
  • Focus on Education – In collaboration with UNWTO & Red Sea Global, we are proud to present education-focused sessions at FHS Saudi Arabia 2024 to cultivate excellence in hospitality by shaping policies and initiatives that make it a premier and fulfilling sector to work in.

You don’t want to forego this unmissable confluence of ideas and opportunities in the heart of Riyadh, so make sure to get your tickets as soon as possible. The super early bird rate is already sold out!

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