Forum de l’Investissement Hôtelier Africain

25-23 March 2020 – Sofitel Abidjan Hotel Ivoire, Côte d'Ivoire


25-23 March 2020 – Côte d'Ivoire

Register Your Interest for 2020

Register Your Interest for 2020

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.”


Belinda Wong-Vacher photo
Belinda Wong-Vacher

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

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Samih Sawiris

Chairman, Orascom Development Holding

Othmane Jabri photo
Othmane Jabri

VP M&A and Development, Kingdom Hotel Investments

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Meryanne Loum-Martin

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

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Robin Rossmann

Managing Director, STR

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Sami Nasser

Chief Operating Officer, Middle East & Africa, AccorHotels

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Imad Barrakad

General Director, Morrocan Agency for Tourism Development - SMIT

Pierre-Frédéric Roulot photo
Pierre-Frédéric Roulot

CEO, Jin Jiang Europe & CEO, Louvre Hotels Group

Amir Lababedi photo
Amir Lababedi

Managing Director Development – MENA, Hilton

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Mossadeck Bally

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Azalaï Hotels Group

Olivier Granet photo
Olivier Granet

Chief Executive Officer, Kasada Capital Management

Jalil Benabbes-Taarji photo
Jalil Benabbes-Taarji

CEO and Member of the Board of Directors, Tikida Group

Why attend?

Gain Insights:

Conference programme providing insights in all aspects of hospitality, tourism, leisure, entertainment and hotel development & investment in North and West Africa.

Unrivalled Networking:

Coupled with market knowledge, the opportunity to network with the right people is one of the most important ingredients in concluding successful deals.

Meet the Sponsors:

Our sponsors are key players in the industry. They attend to network with delegates, showcase products and provide business solutions.


Host Sponsor

Host Venue

Event Patron

Gold Sponsors

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