5-6 September 2023

Stuttgart, Germany

About the Project

For the last 10 years, Leaders in Hospitality has been on has been on the forefront sector development proudly supporting, promoting and educating region’s hospitality industry. It is the only event in the region that brings together key hoteliers and developers from across 3 countries of the DACH Region giving the unique opportunity to discuss business strategies, tackle challenges, source solutions for their current and future properties, shaping the future of the industry.


Industry Decision Makers

Beat Fornaro

Area Director of Portfolio Development

Design Hotels™

David Jenkins

Vice President Business Development

Radisson Hotel Group

Dimitris Manikis

President EMEA

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts

Gilles Clavie

President of the Management Board & CEO

Orbis SA & ACCOR Eastern Europe

Georg Schlegel

Managing Director

Germany & Central Europe

Ireneusz Węgłowski

Vice President of the Management Board of ORBIS S.A

ACCOR Easter Europe

Clavilier Laurent

VP Construction, Design & Technical Service

Eastern Europe ACCOR

Matthieu Beaugrard

Managing Director Switzerland & CEE,

B&B Hotels

Philipp Weghmann

Account Executive Vice President – Europe

Preferred Hotels & Resorts

Tom Rowntree

Vice President Global Luxury Brands



“Leaders in Hospitality is a great platform for networking opportunities with industry leaders. Many new contacts were established and existing ones refreshed. Due to the fact that the participation at the event was highly positive for us, we’ve already registered for the upcoming event.“

Richard Proidl

Head of Direct Sales NFON GmbH

”Leaders in Hospitality Summit is a great opportunity for me and for the entire industry to put in spotlight the beauty of Hospitality and the major role it has in the region, to see the great perspectives arise for one of the biggest industry in the world, and to realize the responsibility we have to design the future of Hospitality in a sustainable manner”

Calin Ile

President, Romania Federation of Hotel Industry & General Manager IBIS Hotels

“I enjoy Leaders in Hospitality a lot. The “quality¨ of the attendees is extremely good. We made valuable contacts.”

Philipp Whegmann

Executive Vice President Preferred Hotels Group

‘The experience at this event is really positive. We can meet a lot of partners in all the chains where the projects are born and responsible for the money and design. We meet all the actors involved, it is really a pleasure to be a part of this summit.”

Adriano Barbieri

Business Development Director Reggiani

“It is a great forum. This is two times in a row that I have been here and I think it is a great opportunity to network with some of the key influencers in the region.”

Geoff Andrew

Chief Executive Officer WorldHotels

“It is a great place to learn the insights on the region and meet potential partners for the projects!”

Matthieu Beaugrard

Managing Director Switzerland & CEE B&B Hotels

“I met key interesting people. I learnt a lot about what the hospitality industry region is all about. I learnt about potential as well as challenges. The summit give a very good feeling about the future of hospitality in this area.”

Dimitris Manikis

President EMEA Wyndham Hotels & Resorts

“While there are many events in the region, Leaders in Hospitality gives us the right answer and allows us to meet key players in the hospitality sector in this region.”

David Galand

Business Development Manager Evolis