Event Organizer


Arabian Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC)MEED is a remarkable senior management media brand that encompasses a subscription website and magazine, more than 30 C-level executive conferences and summits hosted by MEED Events, the MEED Quality Awards for Projects and two high-value content businesses, MEED Projects and MEED Insight. MEED Projects is the Middle East's premium project tracking database and MEED Insight offers tailored research and in-depth analysis. Established in 1957, MEED, has been integral to delivering business information and news, intelligence and analysis on the Middle East economies and activities ever since. Attracting a key senior management audience through its content and activities, MEED is a media brand and publication that covers a spectrum of services that inform.
Photos (5)

AHIC 2020 to challenge traditional hotel investment mindset and call for radical change in its mission to ‘transform tomorrow’

The 16th edition of the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC), being held from 14-16 April 2020 at Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai, will explore how the Middle East's hospitality industry can harness the opportunities afforded by the 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR) in its bid to "transform tomorrow".

AHIC 2019 kicks off with ‘Day of Disruption’ in Ras Al Khaimah

The Arabian Hotel Investment Conference 2019 (AHIC), currently underway at the AHIC Village at the Al Hamra International Exhibition & Conference Centre in Ras Al Khaimah, opened with a 'Day of Disruption' and 'GRIF at AHIC', with expert speakers addressing the potential impact of a variety of external influences on the hospitality industry, in particular, the unparalleled digital landscape.


Olivier Harnisch

Chief Executive Officer of Emaar Hospitality Group

Haitham Mattar

Chief Executive Officer, Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority

Jay Rosen

Head of Finance and Investments, The Red Sea Development Company

Dr. Badr Al Badr.

Chief Executive Officer, Dur Hospitality

Abdullah Rashed Jasem Al-Abdooli (B.Arch.)

Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer - Marjan

Elie Milky

Vice President Development, Radisson Hotel Group

Shuja Zaidi

Principal at Equinox Group Middle East

Pascal Gauvin

Managing Director, India, Middle East and Africa (IMEA), IHG

Haitham Mattar

CEO, Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA)

Jerad Bachar

Executive Director - Tourism Sector, Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB)

Ignace Bauwens

Regional Vice President, Middle East and Africa at Wyndham Hotel Group

Ramsay Rankoussi

Senior Director Business Development Middle East & Africa for the Rezidor Hotel Group