Forum de l’Investissement Hôtelier Africain

7-8 February 2019 – Mövenpick Hotel Mansour Eddahbi Marrakech, Morocco


7-8 February 2019 – Marrakech, Morocco

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The first edition of the Forum de l’Investissement Hôtelier Africain (FIHA) took take place early February 2019 in Marrakech, with the support of our host partner, The Moroccan Agency for Tourism Development – SMIT. The inaugural event was an outstanding success with more than 300 delegates attending, from 28 countries.

FIHA is brought to you by Bench Events, the organiser of the Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF). FIHA is a new sister event, launched to unite North and West African countries in a bid to develop their economies and support hospitality investment. FIHA connects business leaders from the international and local markets, driving investment into tourism projects, infrastructure, entertainment and hotel development across the region.

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“The turnout of important sector players was excellent. Everybody was easily approachable and the environment was conducive to good exchanges with delegates.”


Amir Lababedi photo
Amir Lababedi

Managing Director Development – MENA, Hilton

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Olivier Granet

Chief Executive Officer, Kasada Capital Management

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Mossadeck Bally

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Azalaï Hotels Group

Othmane Jabri photo
Othmane Jabri

VP M&A and Development, Kingdom Hotel Investments

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Belinda Wong-Vacher

Chief Investment & Corporate Advisory Officer, Grit Real Estate Income Group

Pierre-Frédéric Roulot photo
Pierre-Frédéric Roulot

CEO, Jin Jiang Europe & CEO, Louvre Hotels Group

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Imad Barrakad

General Director, Morrocan Agency for Tourism Development - SMIT

Samih Sawiris photo
Samih Sawiris

Chairman, Orascom Development Holding

Robin Rossmann photo
Robin Rossmann

Managing Director, STR

Meryanne Loum-Martin photo
Meryanne Loum-Martin

Owner, Jnane Tamsna & Co-founder and Director of Development, AHDG African Hospitality Development Group

Sami Nasser photo
Sami Nasser

Chief Operating Officer, Middle East & Africa, AccorHotels

Jalil Benabbes-Taarji photo
Jalil Benabbes-Taarji

CEO and Member of the Board of Directors, Tikida Group


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