Vice Chairperson of GYODER (The Association of Real Estate Investment Companies) , General Manager of Extensa Istanbul
Managing Partner, Horwath HTL GmbH Switzerland
Member of Board, Net Holding Inc.
Vice President Business Development, The Rezidor Hotel Group
Chairman & CEO, EVER Group
Director, Development & Construction , Amstar Global
Managing Director, European Golf Design
Vice President Development Central & Eastern Europe, Wyndham Hotel Group
Chief Executive Officer , Nef Bebekoy
Senior Vice President Development EMEA, Accor
Board Member, Dedeman Holding A.S.
Editorial Director, Hotel Analyst
CEO Continental Europe, Jones Lang LaSalle Hotels & Hospitality Group
President & Chief Executive Officer, Questex Media Group LLC
Vice President, Isr Holding
Mehmet Sükrü Nenem
Country Head - Switzerland, Turkish Airlines
Development Director, Turkey, IHG
Elif Balci Fisunoglu
General Manager , Istanbul Convention & Visitors Bureau - ICVB
Deputy General Manager, TSKB Real Estate Appraisal Company
Chief Executive, Europe, IHG
Regional Director Development & Acquisitions, Louvre Hotels Group
General Manager - Turkey, Aareal Bank AG
Vice President, Marti Hotels and Marinas & Mart? Real-Estate Investment Trust
President, PFD Hotel and Real Estate Solutions
Chief Operating Officer Russia - CIS, ACCOR
Vice President, TUROB (Touristic Hotels & Investors Association)
Managing Director , Blackstone
Chairman, Misha Shipping Agency and Trading Ltd.
Board Member, Foreign Economic Relations Board of Turkey (DEIK)
Yusuf Vadi Karatoprakli
Chief Executive Officer, Aktay Turizm Yatırımları ve İşletmeleri A.Ş.
President, DT-Global Business Consulting
Managing Partner, Makro Insaat TIC. A.S.
Vice President Development – Turkey, Russia and Eastern Europe, Hilton Worldwide
Project Manager - The Silk Road Project, UNWTO
Senior Director, Acquisition & Development Central & Eastern Europe, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.
Chief Business Development Officer , Dedeman Hotels & Resorts International
Elif Egeli Nisanci
Director of Project Development , BLG Capital
Wolfgang M. Neumann
President & CEO, The Rezidor Hotel Group
Chief Development Officer, Europe, IHG
Managing Partner, BDO Azerbaijan LLC
Dr Tunç Gökçe
Managing Director, Artiproje, Turkey
Ahmet Cuneyt Selçuk
Chief Project Director, ISPAT - Investment Support and Promotion Agency of Turkey
President & CEO, Wyndham Hotel Group
Principal, Head of Economics, AECOM
Vice President Director of Planning + Landscape, WATG
Executive Director , World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC)
Managing Partner, PROMKON Construction Project Management
Deputy Minister, Ministry of Economy & Sustainable Development, Georgia
Chairman, UB Holding
Chairman, Bench Events, Board Director, STR Global
Senior Vice President, Regional Director East and Central Europe , Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.
Managing Director, STR Global
Chairman of the Board, Silkar Turizm Yatırım ve İşletmeleri A.Ş.
Coordinator of Tourism Investments , Demsa Group
Managing Partner, BDO Hospitality Consulting
Bekay Property Partners, Chairman
Vice President - Hotels & Hospitality Group , Jones Lang LaSalle
President, Atlas Project & Land Development
President, Tourism Group , MAKYOL Construction, Industry, Tourism Co Inc.
Partner, Maksem Yapi İnṣaat
Tourism Coordinator, NG Hotels & Resorts
Chief Executive Officer Sofitel WW , Sofitel Luxury Hotels
Director, BDO Hospitality Consulting, Istanbul
General Manager , Er Investment and Development
Chief Development Officer, ACCOR
Senior Vice President Development Middle East & Africa, Whitbread Hotels & Restaurants International
General Manager , Ertürk Yeminli Mali Müşavirlik ve Bağımsız Denetim A.Ş.
Welcome to the Turkey & Neighbours Hotel Investment Conference
Registration now open
Registration is now open for the Turkey & Neighbours Hotel Investment Conference (CATHIC). Taking place 9-10 June at the new Hilton Istanbul Bomonti Hotel & Conference Center, this globally recognised event brings together delegates from more than 20 countries to debate the latest issues and developments affecting investment and business in this exciting region.
CATHIC provides its audience with a carefully choreographed opportunity to meet the industry’s top-level executives with a wide range of specialist knowledge from both the local and international perspective.
The CATHIC Advisory Board met last month at the Marti Istanbul Hotel. The region’s key investors and industry experts explored opportunities and challenges facing the region and determined the theme, content and speaking faculty for 2014. Click here to view the full list in attendance.
Click here to register before 18 April to save $600! The full CATHIC 2014 programme will be announced shortly.
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What some of our attendees & sponsors said about CATHIC 2013:
"CATHIC provides a great insight in the Turkish and regional market, with all the key players attending". Karen Callahan, Dolce Hotels & Resorts
"CATHIC provided excellent opportunities for international operators to meet a new breed of Turkish investors and developers who are increasingly looking at hotel investments as a way of diversifying their real-estate portfolio". Chris Nader, Shaza Hotels
"A great opportunity to connect, re-connect and get to know some of the key players in the hotel industry, not only in Turkey, but the regions surrounding Turkey". Karl de Lacy, Best Western International
"A fantastic forum for highlighting the investment potential of this dynamic region – and great networking opportunities with the big names from Turkey and beyond." Johanna Devine, World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO)