Chief Development Officer, Europe, IHG
Managing Partner, BDO Azerbaijan LLC
Executive Director , World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC)
Regional Director Development & Acquisitions, Louvre Hotels Group
Chairman & CEO, EVER Group
Vice President Development Central & Eastern Europe, Wyndham Hotel Group
Editorial Director, Hotel Analyst
President, PFD Hotel and Real Estate Solutions
Vice Chairperson of GYODER (The Association of Real Estate Investment Companies) , General Manager of Extensa Istanbul
Wolfgang M. Neumann
President & CEO, The Rezidor Hotel Group
Managing Partner, BDO Hospitality Consulting
General Manager , Er Investment and Development
Development Director, Turkey, IHG
Senior Vice President Head of Development Europe Middle East Africa, Accor
Dr Turgut Gür
Chairman of High Advisory Council , Turkish Tourism Investors Association (TYD)
Director, Development & Construction , Amstar Global
Vice President Development - Middle East, Hilton Worldwide
Chief Operating Officer Russia - CIS, ACCOR
Managing Director , Blackstone
Elif Balci Fisunoglu
General Manager , Istanbul Convention & Visitors Bureau - ICVB
Board Member, Dedeman Holding A.S.
Chief Executive Officer , Nef Bebekoy
General Manager , Ertürk Yeminli Mali Müşavirlik ve Bağımsız Denetim A.Ş.
Chief Business Development Officer , Dedeman Hotels & Resorts International
Deputy Minister, Ministry of Economy & Sustainable Development, Georgia
Chairman, UB Holding
Partner, Maksem Yapi İnṣaat
Regional Chief Executive Officer, Europe, IHG
Project Manager - The Silk Road Project, UNWTO
Board Member, Foreign Economic Relations Board of Turkey (DEIK)
President, Atlas Project & Land Development
Mehmet Sükrü Nenem
Country Head - Switzerland, Turkish Airlines
General Manager - Turkey, Aareal Bank AG
Dr Tunç Gökçe
Managing Director, Artiproje, Turkey
Managing Partner, PROMKON Construction Project Management
Managing Partner, Horwath HTL GmbH Switzerland
Chairman, Misha Shipping Agency and Trading Ltd.
Vice Presdient, TUROB (Touristic Hotels & Investors Association)
Member of Board, Net Holding Inc.
President, Tourism Group , MAKYOL Construction, Industry, Tourism Co Inc.
Vice President - Hotels & Hospitality Group , Jones Lang LaSalle
Vice President Business Development, The Rezidor Hotel Group
Chief Executive Officer Sofitel WW , Sofitel Luxury Hotels
President & Chief Executive Officer, Questex Media Group LLC
President, DT-Global Business Consulting
CEO Continental Europe, Jones Lang LaSalle Hotels & Hospitality Group
Chief Development Officer, ACCOR
Director, BDO Hospitality Consulting, Istanbul
Tourism Coordinator, NG Hotels & Resorts
Senior Vice President, Regional Director East and Central Europe , Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.
Yusuf Vadi Karatoprakli
Chief Executive Officer, Aktay Turizm Yatırımları ve İşletmeleri A.Ş.
Vice President Director of Planning + Landscape, WATG
Bekay Property Partners, Chairman
Senior Director, Acquisition & Development Central & Eastern Europe, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.
Chairman of the Board, Silkar Turizm Yatırım ve İşletmeleri A.Ş.
Chairman, Bench Events, Board Director, STR Global
Elizabeth Randall Winkle
Managing Director, STR Global
Principal, Head of Economics, AECOM
President & CEO, Wyndham Hotel Group
Managing Partner, Makro Insaat TIC. A.S.
Vice President, Marti Hotels and Marinas & Mart? Real-Estate Investment Trust
Deputy General Manager, TSKB Real Estate Appraisal Company
Elif Egeli Nisanci
Director of Project Development , BLG Capital
Vice President Development – Turkey, Russia and Eastern Europe, Hilton Worldwide
Managing Director, European Golf Design
Vice President, Isr Holding
Coordinator of Tourism Investments , Demsa Group
Ahmet Cuneyt Selçuk
Chief Project Director, ISPAT - Investment Support and Promotion Agency of Turkey
Senior Vice President Development Middle East & Africa, Whitbread Hotels & Restaurants International
CATHIC 2013 Conference Programme
The Turkey & Neighbours Hotel Investment Conference will take place 29 - 30 May 2013 at the Marmara Taksim Hotel, Istanbul.
Details of the 2013 programme can be found below:
The CATHIC 2013 conference programme offers something for everyone:
- Over 65 eminent speakers from Turkey and around the world
- Thought provoking conference sessions and keynote presentations
- 2 spectacular networking receptions
- Networking Xpress - Speed dating...for business!
- Sponsors’ exhibition
- CATHIC 2013 Awards
CONFERENCE SESSIONS INCLUDE:
- THE BIG PICTURE - CEO'S ON THE KEYS TO SUCCESS IN TODAY'S & TOMORROW ’S HOTEL MARKET
- INTERNATIONAL INVESTORS FOR TURKEY – IS ANYBODY OUT THERE?
- GOVERNMENT INCENTIVES FOR HOTEL INVESTMENTS
- HOTEL DEVELOPMENT’S GOLDEN RULES
- MACRO-ECONOMIC OVERV IEW – WHY IS TURKEY A BIT SPECIAL?
- TURKEY’S REGIONAL ROUND-UP, WHAT’S HOT…WHAT’S NOT
- THE NEW INVESTORS
- FINANCE FORUM - SECURING FINANCE & REFINANCING FOR THE HOTEL & REAL ESTATE SECTORS
- DEVELOPING MID-MARKET & ECONOMY HOTELS
- DEBATE : DOES AN INTERNAT IONAL BRAND ADD VALUE FOR THE TURKISH RESORT MARKET
- A FOCUS ON ISTAN BUL: HAS NEW SUPPLY IMPACTED PERFORMANCE
- OVERVIEW OF TURKISH RESORTS BEYOND SUN & SEA