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Published on : Monday, April 25, 2016
The 8th Asia Pacific Hotel Investment Conference (APHIC), part of the International Hotel Investment Forum (IHIF) Summit Series of events and produced by international conference powerhouse Questex Hospitality Group, is ready to welcome 40 international speakers and over 200 delegates representing more than 150 hotel and real estate companies between 25-27 May 2016 at DusitThani Bangkok.
APHIC is a three-day event that gathers local and international delegates, including leading hotel owners, investors, operators, developers, policymakers, designers, architects, master planners, and many more.
Dr. ThitinanPongsudhirak,Associate Professor and Director of The Institute of Security and International Studies at Chulalongkorn University, will present on “ASEAN Political Risk and Investment Opportunity Overview.”Having studied and explained about ASEAN, its evolution and development for more than 30 years, Dr. Pongsudhirakwill inform hotel investorsof impending political changes. Political instabilities within the recent years have propelled heightened awareness of political dynamics and challenges which are imperative for investors of all stripes across industries.
Other prominent speakers at the event willincludeAileen Clemente, President, ASEAN Tourism Association;Greg Lapham, Managing Director, Chief Investment Officer, Real Estate – APAC, BlackRock;Simon Landy, Executive Chairman, Colliers International Thailand; Bobby Hiranandani, Co-Chairman, Royal Group Holding;Ian Lien, Managing Director, SC Capital Partners / RECAP;Kevin Colket, Senior Vice President, Acquisitions and the Head of Hotels, Asia, Starwood Capital Group;Juay Hiang Tan, CEO, Ascendas Hospitality Trust;Charles Blocker, CEO, IC Partners;ShintaWidjajaKamdani, Chief Executive Officer, Sintesa Group;SuphajeeSuthumpun, Group CEO, Dusit International;Sanjay Singh, Managing Director, Fico Corporation;Prab Thakral, President & Group CEO, Boutique Group of Companies;Christophe Vielle, CEO, GCP Hospitality;Paisit Kaenchan, CEO, Grande Asset Hotels & Property;Ronald Barrott, Chief Executive Officer, Pro-Invest Group;Chan Chee Kian, Chief Investment Officer, Ireka Development Management;John Kidd, President, HNA Hospitality Group;Christopher Chung, Managing Director, Lewis Trust Group;Faez Jumabhoy, Managing Director and Head of Real Estate, CIMB Investment Bank;Dr. Sabine Schaffer, Managing Partner, Pro-Invest Group;;Eric Levy, Managing Director, Tourism Solutions International;Stephen Chi Hsu Chen, Partner and Managing Director, Infinity Global Real Estate Advisors;Rustom Vickers, VP, Development, Dusit International;PrevindranSinghe, Chief Executive Officer, Zerin Properties;Robert McIntosh, Executive Director, CBRE Hotels Asia Pacific;Mohd K. Rafin, Chief Corporate Officer, Park Hotel Group; and, Gaurav Bhushan, Global Chief Development Officer, AccorHotels.
Questex Hospitality Group is honored to hold the APHIC 2016 at DusitThani Bangkok for the fourth consecutive year. Exclusive delegate offers and upgrades have been arranged at selected Dusit Hotels and Resorts in Thailand during and after the event.