FHS Saudi Arabia confirms new speakers and features

FHS Saudi Arabia confirms new speakers and features

Saudi's Future Hospitality Summit set to welcome 1,500 attendees this year

The Future Hospitality Summit Saudi Arabia will take place from 29 April to 1 May 2024 at Mandarin Oriental Al Faisaliah in Riyadh.

This year, the event will welcome 1,500 attendees, 150 speakers and 80 sponsors from hospitality brands, real estate, asset management, investment and consulting, international media and government entities.

Newly announced speakers include:

  • Fahad Abdulrahim Kazim, chief executive officer, Millennium Hotels & Resorts & Lakhraim Group 
  • Layla Abuzaid, chief executive officer, WK Holding
  • Janet Adams, chief operating officer, SingularityNET
  • Salma Arafa, innovation specialist - Department of Innovation, Education and Investment, UNWTO 
  • Sebastien Carre, group head of Hospitality, Red Sea Global
  • Haitham Mattar special advisor, UNWTO managing director MEA & South West Asia, IHG Hotels & Resorts
  • Glenn Mandziuk, chief executive officer, Sustainable Hospitality Alliance
  • Edie Rodriguez, member of the Board of Directors, Saudi Tourism Authority

The year the event will introduce a new feature called 'Speakers Corner: From Setbacks to Triumphs – True Stories', which will serve as a platform for anyone attending FHS Saudi Arabia to share personal narratives of overcoming challenges and achieving success.

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Also new for this year is 'Destination Tomorrow: Unveiling of Investment Opportunities', a platform for showcasing innovative and emerging destinations in Saudi Arabia’s hospitality and tourism sector. 

Through this platform, project developers, entrepreneurs and visionaries will have an opportunity to connect with investors and other key stakeholders.

Finally, the 'Startup Den' will provide opportunities for entrepreneurs to pitch their business model to a senior panel of judges and investors ahead of the summit. Those selected as one of the 10 finalists will be provided with complimentary tickets to attend FHS Saudi Arabia 2024

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