Arabian & African Hospitality
Investment Conference

20-22 September 2021 | Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, U.A.E

Programme

Day 1 Day 2 Day 3

GRIF INSIGHTS

10:00 – 10:30

ROOM: AHIC Studio

A Changed Mindset Has Emerged for Dining

Where will we see the shift from concepts, design and the bottom line?

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Eric Ullmann
Principal, OBMI

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Lynne Bellinger
Director of Food & Beverage Development, Marriott International

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Christian Abell
Founder and Creative Officer, Architaste

10:30 – 10:45

ROOM: AHIC Studio

Growing your concepts within and outside GCC, lessons learnt and things to consider


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Rabih Fakhreddine
CEO & Founder, 7 Management

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Fady Ghanem
Partner, Corporate Structuring, Al Tamimi & Company

10:45 – 11:00

ROOM: AHIC Studio

How communicating with your customer has evolved

How do you communicate now? Understanding the shift from the ME culture to community. Looking at the importance of immersive touch points as well as data when planning your communications strategy.

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Petra Boutry Spanko
Regional Director, Katch International

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Georgina Woollams
Founder & Managing Director, Katch International

11:00 – 11:20

ROOM: AHIC Studio

Innovating the traditional food hall model globally. What have they learnt from their operations around the world and how are they creating an appealing model for landlords?

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David Singleton
Partner, Strategic Advisor and Coach, Socius Group

In conversation with:

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Didier Souillat
Chief Executive Officer, Time Out Market

11:20 – 11:40

ROOM: AHIC Studio

Convenience, Choice and Community – why they are so crucial? How KRUSH Brands plans to cater to this need

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Ian Ohan
Founder & CEO, KRUSH Brands