Saudi Arabia Hospitality Investment Conference

21-22 January 2020 | Riyadh Airport Marriott Hotel

Saudi Arabia Hospitality Investment Conference

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The transforming opportunity in the middle east

Saudi Arabia - It is the biggest story in the region. A country of 33 million people with thousands of miles of pristine coastline, incredible natural assets and major cultural landmarks. A vast opportunity for all segments of the hospitality industry.

Exclusive for AHIC VIP Pass holders, the Saudi Arabia Hospitality Investment Conference (SHIC) provides a crucial and an unmissable opportunity for you to gain vital insights from key dignitaries and industry leaders involved in the Kingdom's hospitality market.

SHIC will be held on 21-22 January 2020 in Riyadh, hosted by Dur Hospitality and organised by Semark and co-organisers Bench Events and MEED.

SHIC 2019

After the success of the first edition in 2018, industry leaders from across the kingdom and the region were eager to join the second edition of the Saudi Arabia Hotel Investment Conference, attracting leading stakeholders such as Saudi Commission for Tourism & National Heritage (SCTH), Al Hokair, Amaala, Dur Hospitality, Taiba Holding, The Red Sea Development Company and many others.

View the post-event report


industry leaders attended


speakers shared high-level insights


minutes of live networking among delegates

"Operators, investors, regulators and developers are here [at SHIC]. It is always good to be among like-minded people, and people who are actively driving the industry and shaping the industry."

Ahmed Bin Madhi
Director of Asset Management
Rua Al Madinah Holding Company


SHIC 2019 Speakers & Programme

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Dr Hamad Al Ismail photo
Dr Hamad Al Ismail

Saudi Commission for Tourism & National Heritage

Abdullah bin Mohammed Al-Issa photo
Abdullah bin Mohammed Al-Issa

Dur Hospitality

Jad Shamseddin photo
Jad Shamseddin

Al Hokair Group

Abdullah bin Nasser Al Dawood photo
Abdullah bin Nasser Al Dawood

Altayyar Group

Hassan Ahdab photo
Hassan Ahdab

Dur Hospitality

Sohail Al Ali photo
Sohail Al Ali

Taiba Holding Company

Pascal Gauvin photo
Pascal Gauvin


Jay Rosen photo
Jay Rosen

The Red Sea Development Company

Ahmed Bin Madhi photo
Ahmed Bin Madhi

Rua Al Madinah Holding Company

Mike Hernandez photo
Mike Hernandez

Qiddiya Investment Company

Marloes Knippenberg photo
Marloes Knippenberg

Kerten Hospitality

Chris Nader photo
Chris Nader

Shaza Hotels

Ali Manzoor photo
Ali Manzoor

Knight Frank

SHIC 2019 in Photos

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