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Event Programme:

Day 1:Monday 7th October

AM - PM

Hotel Lobby

Delegate arrivals

19.30 PM - 22:30 PM

MARCO’S ITALIAN

Welcome Networking Dinner

Join us at Marco Pierre White’s Italian Restaurant to kickstart your networking with the industry’s most senior decision makers.

Marco Pierre White’s Italian Restaurant

Day 2:Tuesday 8th October

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

SAQR BALLROOM A

Seminar Presentation: Forecasting the Future of Hospitality in the MEA Region

Olivier Harnisch – Member of the Board of Directors – Public Investment Fund (PIF) Hotel Management Company
Olivier Harnisch Member of the Board of Directors – Public Investment Fund (PIF) Hotel Management Company / Founder - Lunasole Hospitality

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

BALLROOM FOYER

Collect Meetings Schedules & Coffee Break

10:15 AM - 12:40 AM

SAQR BALLROOM B&C

One-to-One Business Meetings

12:45 AM - 13:45 PM

CUISCENE RESTAURANT

Lunch

13:50 PM - 14:50 PM

SAQR BALLROOM A

Seminar Presentation: Navigating towards Responsible Hospitality Procurement in the Middle East

Sebastien Brunel - Senior Vice President Procurement, Middle East, Africa, Turkey & Asia-Pacific – Accor / Astore
Sebastien Brunel Senior Vice President Procurement, Middle East, Africa, Turkey & Asia-Pacific – Accor / Astore
Liviu Raulea - Director International Procurement - Marriott International
Liviu Raulea Director International Procurement - Marriott International
Noel Attard, Chief Executive Officer - Kempinski Trading
Noel Attard Chief Executive Officer - Kempinski Trading

14:55 PM - 16:20 PM

SAQR BALLROOM B&C

One-to-One Business Meetings

16:20 PM - 16:35 PM

BALLROOM FOYER

Coffee Break

16:35 PM - 18:00 PM

SAQR BALLROOM B&C

One-to-One Business Meetings

18:00 PM - 19:15 PM

Free Time

19:30 PM - 22:30 PM

NASMA BEACHFRONT BAR, ROTANA SAADIYAT RESORT

Cocktail Reception & Dinner

The spectacular beachfront bar at the Rotana Saadiyat will provide a fantastic atmosphere for this networking dinner.

NASMA BEACHFRONT BAR

Day 3:Wednesday 9th October

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

SAQR BALLROOM A

Seminar Presentation: Engaging with Environmental Targets for a More Sustainable Future

Director of Sustainability Middle-East & Africa – Accor Hotels
Constance Maillard de la Morandais Director of Sustainability Middle-East & Africa – Accor Hotels
Philip Halanen, Head of Sourcing & Sustainability, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts
Philip Halanen Head of Sourcing & Sustainability, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts
Mohammed Elgindy, Director of Environment and Sustainability – Red Sea Global
Mohammed Elgindy Director of Environment and Sustainability – Red Sea Global

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

BALLROOM FOYER

Coffee Break

10:15 AM - 12:40 AM

SAQR BALLROOM B&C

One-to-One Business Meetings

12:45 AM - 13:45 PM

CUISCENE RESTAURANT

Lunch

13:50 PM - 14:50 PM

SAQR BALLROOM A

14:55 PM - 17:20 PM

SAQR BALLROOM B&C

One-to-One Business Meetings

17:20 PM - 20:00 PM

Free Time

20:00 PM - 23:00 PM

POOL DECK

Farewell Dinner & Party

With outstanding views and a fantastic menu, the Fairmont Pool Deck will be a wonderful location to finalise your networking opportunities at the event.

POOL DECK

Day 4:Thursday 10th October

All Day

Hotel Lobby

Delegate Departures