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Press Release25 September 2014

Zarakh Iliev and God Nisanov to be awarded with Leadership Award at the Russia & CIS Hotel Investment Conference (RHIC)

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Russia & CIS Hotel Investment Conference (RHIC)

Zarakh Iliev and God Nisanov have been announced as the Russia & CIS Hotel Investment Conference (RHIC) 2014 Leadership Award winners. The organisers of RHIC chose to honour Iliev and Nisanov in recognition of their contributions to the development of the hotel industry in the region.


Zarakh Iliev, and God Nisanov, are well known for their successful achievements in the construction and development of shopping centres which subsequently grew into huge retail complexes. The partners also own the Radisson Royal Ukraine Hotel, Radisson SAS Slavyanskaya Hotel and European Shopping Center, and have a growing pipeline of hotel projects in Moscow and other parts of Russia.

"It is a great pleasure for us to honour Zarakh and God with this award." said Jonathan Worsley, chairman of Bench Events and RHIC co-organiser. They are extremely well qualified as this year's winner and their contribution over the years have truly made a difference to the hospitality industry in the region."

The Russia & CIS Hotel Investment Conference will be held on October 20-22, 2014, at the Radisson Royal Hotel, Moscow. The awards will be presented to Zarakh and God at RHIC on 22 October 2014.

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Global event organiser Bench Events has a long track record of delivering multiple premium hotel investment conferences and forums across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Latin America. Market leading annual conferences include the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC) in Dubai, now in its 13th year, the Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF) the new Asia Hotel and Tourism Investment Conference (AHTIC), The Summit in London and the Latin American Hotel & Tourism Investment Conferences (SAHIC). Bench Events" extensive portfolio also includes the Global Restaurant Investment Forum (GRIF) in Dubai and AviaDev, designed to promote the future air connectivity in Africa. Bench Events" mission is enabling prosperity by facilitating growth, networking, and thought leadership in the hospitality industry worldwide.

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