Arabian Hotel Investment Conference

14-16 April 2020 | Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, U.A.E


The AHIC Arabian Young Leader Award 2019 will be presented on 10 April at a special ceremony during the 15thedition of AHIC, which takes place at the AHIC Village in Ras Al Khaimah. 

Created in collaboration with the AHIC Advisory Board and Partners, the first Arabian Young Leader Award is open to GCC Nationals aged 30 years and younger that have been working in the Middle East hospitality sector for at least two years.

Entries for the award are now open. Complete the form below to nominate yourself


(Deadline 18 March)

The nominees will be judged on the following criteria:

  • A one-minute video of themselves explaining why they should win this award
  • Their relevant CV outlining their experience and accomplishments
  • A testimonial from a credible reference on why the nominee deserves the Young Leader Award 

The winner will receive:

  • Three-day access pass to AHIC 2019 
  • Full tuition fee covered for the EAHM Executive Certificate programme that is facilitated in line with the MBA program. It is for those managers who work full time but would like to gain valuable experience, further their knowledge within the hospitality industry and increase their network by connecting and meeting professionals from different hotels and companies. 

Meet the judges

Please complete this form to register as a nominee for the award. Email your queries to Mina Khan at


Please provide us with a testimonial written by your reference and his/her contact details. Word limit: 500 words. The referee must include the age of the nominee.

Please record a one-minute about why should you be nominated for AHIC Young Leader Award. Email your video to: You may use wetransfer or a dropbox link. In the box below, specify the email that you will be sending it through.