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hotel & tourism forum Milan
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event programme

hotel & tourism forum will take place at FuoriSalone during Milan Design Week, from the 8th until the 14th April 2019.

 

-SUNDAY, 7TH APRIL 2019

7pm PRIVATE EVENT SPONSORED BY PKF HOTELEXPERTS – invitation only

 

-MONDAY, 8TH APRIL 2019

10am–10.30am REGISTRATION & PRE-OPENING EXHIBITION

10.30am–11.30am PROJECT SHOWCASES HOSPITALITY AWARD 2019

The eleventh edition of the Hospitality Awards, the prizes aimed at rewarding the excellences in the hospitality world, will focus on restyling projects strongly characterized by their design features and their impact on their territory. The F&B component, with new daring proposals, will be an additional decisive factor in the selection process of the final candidates. Furthermore, the ceremony will be the occasion for the “Person of the Year” award, aimed at the person who stood out the most in terms of innovation, design and entrepreneurial strategies.

 

11.45am-12.45pm THE VISION – HOSPITALITY INVESTMENT & DESIGN

Government and institutions will present their main novelties for the hospitality and tourism sector and explain in which ways they ultimately plan to support private investors in order to boost the sector’s growth.

Guest speakers:        

Gian Marco Centinaio – Minister of agricultural policies and tourism (to be confirmed)

Maria Carmela Colaiacovo - Associazione Italiana Confindustria Alberghi          

The CEO’s vision: hotel brand & design trends

Giovanna Manzi – Best Western                                 

Palmiro Noschese - Meliá Hotels International

Ance, Assoimmobiliare (to be confirmed)

 

-PERSON OF THE YEAR

 

1pm-2pm LIGHT LUNCH

 

2.15pm-3.15pm INVESTORS AND BANKS PANEL: “Invest in Italy! A growing market with still a lot of room for investors, with an increasing domestic and foreign demand. Top locations still attracts the most investors; however, leisure and secondary destinations are becoming more and more attractive.

How’s the market changing? Where is it going towards? A discussion among expert operators:  

Dieter Kornek – TUI Hotels & Resorts    

Giuliano Rotondo – Qatar Investment Authority

Moderators: Massimiliano Macaione – Gianni Origoni Grippo Cappelli & Partners, Laura Dominici – Guida Viaggi

 

3.45pm-4.45pm EUROPEAN DESIGN & TRENDS

Sustainability, regeneration, daring architectural development. New European design trends according to different point of views. How is the hotel of the future going to be like?

Marco Dell’Agli – Senior Architect Mario Cucinella Architects 

Denis Santachiara – Studio SantaChiara

Simone Micheli – Simone Micheli Architects

Paolo Zilli – Zaha Hadid Architects

Moderator: Giulia Guerra – Matrix 4 Design

 

5pm-6pm BRAND X RAY

Hotel brands are getting more and more innovative not to lose their market share. The new strategic development mix implemented in order to adapt to the market in the best way possible and hence being always a step ahead.

Gianleo Bosticco - Marriott

Frank Uffen – The Student Hotel             

Mauro Vinci – Radisson

Moderator: Michael Widmann – PKF hotelexperts

 

7.30pm-9.30 pm COCKTAIL DINNER

 

Tuesday, 9 April 2019
10:00-16:00 networking & exhibition

16:30-18:30 project showcases by various exhibitors

Life Gate: Stay plastic less

20:30-00:00 food experience

Wednesday, 10 April 2019
10:00-16:00 networking & exhibition

16:30-18:30 project showcases by various exhibitors

20:30-00:00 food experience
Thursday, 11 April 2019
10:00-16:00 networking & exhibition

16:30-18:30 project showcases by various exhibitors

Friday, 12 April 2019
10:00-16:00 networking & exhibition

16:30-18:30 project showcases by various exhibitors

20:30-00:00 food experience

Saturday-Sunday, 13-14 April 2019
10:00-18:00 networking & exhibition


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