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Vision of the Hospitality Industry

THE IDE EXPERIENCE

The 6th Annual Hotelier Summit MENA is a hospitality B2B experience that consists of judiciously planned chunks of 20 minutes to procure the right partners for your projects, to learn about new innovations in the hospitality industry, to find a solution to a long running issue, to galvanize networking with peers in a structured way, or to simply inspire or be inspired.

Our goal is not to just host you at a gala business summit but to leave you with an experience that is beneficial, inspiring and above all memorable – it’s what we call a complete 20/20 event.

WHY JOIN US?

Our formula for a successful event is simple:


At IDE, we believe in cherishing and building long term relationships. Our mission is to link stakeholders - decision makers, service providers, operators, consultants and designers - of the hospitality industry. Our summits are multi-formatted events where industry intelligence is synergized, smart networking is enabled and new and meaningful relationships are created. As facilitators, we help your business hack into new growth opportunities.

894+

No of Suppliers

1180+

No of Buyers

14866+

No of F2F Meetings

197+

No of Partners

Schedule Details Event Schedules

Our goal is not to just host you at a gala business summit but to leave you with an experience that is beneficial, inspiring and above all memorable – it’s what we call a complete 20/20 event. The event program that follows is a window into the experience points that awaits you at the summit. Witness the power of 20 minutes.

3:00 PM – 3:40 PM

PARTICIPANT REGISTRATION

The hotelier summit experience begins with participant registration at the venue coupled with some fun activities.

3:40 PM – 4:00 PM

20/20 VISION REVEALED

Get a complete run through of the different experience points that will transpire on Day 1. The day briefing will give participants a clear 20/20 vision of the day ahead.

4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

CONNECT AND GET CONNECTED STAGE 1

An engaging and structured networking game that integrates technology and social interactions and facilitates networking – all attendees learn about one another through 60-second introductions. Participants respond to the introductions as a lead or a reference and are then matched for networking in Stage 2. The aim of this activity is to create an engaging and interactive session that will eventually lead to identification of new leads, references, requirements and organizations.

6:00 PM – 6:20 PM

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

6:20 PM – 6:40 PM

IDE PRESENTATION

The underlying vision and theme of the event is emphasized during the host’s presentation.

6:40 PM – 8:40 PM

CONNECT AND GET CONNECTED STAGE 2

All the participants are encouraged to reach out to their leads and references based on the notes they received during Stage 1. * Award Notice - The participant that collects the most number of delegate numbers will receive an award during presentations on Day 2.

8:40 PM onward

DINE & MINGLE

Each of our sponsors will be given a separate dining table at our gala dinner and they can invite up to 5 other participants to join them at their table. Invite cards will be presented to sponsors during registration.

8:20 AM – 9:20 AM

BREAKFAST SESSION

9:20 AM – 10:00 AM

REGISTRATION

Participants register for an eventful Day 2. We have some fun activities lined up for our registrants – Photo-shoot, Snippet Interviews, and Selfies with Props

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

THE HOTELIER PANORAMA CONFERENCE

Gain insight into the hotel industry in 20 bite sized points from our curated list of presentations from industry experts and global speakers. This will be a wide-angled view of the industry that you would not want to miss!]

11:00 AM – 11:20 AM

MEETINGS BRIEF

Participants are enlightened about the prescheduled face-to-face meeting and investor meeting formats.

11:20 AM – 1 PM

LUNCH

Re-energize with our extravagant luncheon spread.

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Cluster 1: MATCH-MADE MEETINGS (1-5)

With direct access to C-suite decision makers and their upcoming and on-going projects, you are just one step away from sealing deals for your business. Supplying companies can also give live demos of their products, enhancing the experience.

Cluster 2: THE INVESTOR SUITE SESSION 1

Have your pitch deck ready! Meet with top-level hospitality investors in the MENA region to raise capital for your upcoming and on-going projects.

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Cluster 1: MATCH-MADE MEETINGS (6-10)
Cluster 2: THE INVESTOR SUITE SESSION 2

4:00 PM – 4:20 PM

VIEWFINDER NETWORKING BREAK

They say a lot can happen over coffee, and so here is your time to unwind and network with fellow attendees while sipping a warm cup of java.

4:20 PM – 5:20 PM

DISCOVERY SESSIONS - SPEED MENTORING ROUND 1

The goal of these sessions is to bring focused discussion on important and contemporary topics prevailing in the hotel industry, with the help of a mentor who is an expert on the topic. Each session will have multiple discussions and are geared to be moments of discovery – engrossing, speedy and thought-provoking discussions where the mentor and participants engage in an open yet structured process, leading to new solutions, innovations and ideas. For each topic, the mentor will drive the conversation while engaging participants in thought-provoking ways. Each participant can be part of up to two discussions. This two-hour long event will be divided into two sessions of one hour each.

5:20 PM – 6:20 PM

DISCOVERY SESSIONS - SPEED MENTORING ROUND 2

6:20 PM - 8 PM

MENA HOSPITALITY LEADERS CHOICE AWARDS 2019

We celebrate the pinnacle of achievements in communication, marketing, innovation, human resources, social and environmental responsibility, and customer loyalty programs of the hospitality leaders in the MENA region.

8:00 PM – 8:20 PM

CLOSING REMARKS

We close the day with some final insights and parting words.

8:20 PM onward

DINE & MINGLE

8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

HOSPITALITY LEADERS GOLF CHALLENGE

Tee-off with fellow industry stalwarts and indulge in some friendly competition in our golf challenge and win prizes and bragging rights.

12:00 PM onward

LUNCH

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