Headline Stage

Headline Stage

Bringing global and regional industry leaders, Leaders in Hospitality explores the latest trends and innovation in hotel industry. With most breakthrough ideas and opinions shared by renowned experts, headline stage opens a dialogue for the new business opportunities and explores new projects.

18th of June 2024

08:00 – 09:15

Registration & Welcome Coffee

09:15 – 09:30

Welcome Word:

Reza Solhi

Founder & Managing Partner, MotivARTist

09:30 – 10:15

Out of the box Hospitality Concepts: The truth behind New Hotel Openings in the region

Moderator:

Martin Ykema

Managing Director, HOTELIART OG

Markus Marth

Managing Director, Schani Hotels

Simon Girntke

Senior Director Project Management Premium and Select DACH, and Feasibility, Marriott

Alexander Dürr

Senior Director of Operations, Northern Europe, Minor Hotel Group

Philipp Huterer

Managing Director, MRP Hotels

10:15 – 10:45

Keynote Presentation:

“Hospitality Challenges and Use Cases” by

Eric de Mython

Hospitality Business Development Manager, HPE ARUBA NETWORKING

10:45 – 12:15

Networking Coffee Break & Networking Session

12:15 – 13:00

Panel Discussion: the Hotel of the Future: Leaders Talk, Is Anyone Listening?

Moderator:

Martin Ykema

Managing Director, HOTELIART OG

Dimitris Manikis

President For Europe, Middle East, Eurasia And Africa (EMEA), Wyndham Hotels & Resorts

Simon Girntke

CEO, ARCOTEL Hotel AG

Markus Marth

Managing Director, Schani Hotels

13:00 – 14:00

Networking Business Lunch

14:00 – 14:45

Panel Discussion: Developers Outlook on Hospitality Projects

Moderator:

Sonja Zdiarsky

Account Management, Geze

Martina Maly-Gärtner

COO, UBM Development

Roland Paar

Managing Director, Head of Hotel Investment, Head of Hotel Investment, Soravia Group

Gebhard Schachermayer

Managing Partner / CAM, JPI Hospitality Advisory GmbH

14:45 – 15:30

Networking Coffee Break & Networking Session 2

15:30 – 16:15

Out of the box design concept: Beyond Brand Identity

Moderator:

Jakub Vykoukal

Regional General Manager for Europe, LASVIT

Sam Hall

Director, Interior Design – Europe, IHG ® Hotels & Resorts

Anne Ludovico

Group Director of Construction & Design, Sircle Collection

Sabrina Voecks

Creative Director & Partner, JOI-Design GmbH

Dr. Christian Bergmann

Partner, Hadi Teherani Architects

16:15 – 17:00

Unique Insights on Austrian Hospitality Industry: Challenges, trends, opportunities and factors that drive hoteliers forward.

Moderator:

Reza Solhi

Founder & Managing Partner, MotivARTist

Caroline Winter

Director of Sales, Hotel Sacher Wien | Hotel Sacher Salzburg | Alpin Resort Sacher Seefeld

Philipp Rothenberger

Director of Sales, The Hoxton

Christine Knapp

Vice President of HR & Training,HR Group

Lukas Willhöft

Corporate Director Business Development, Adina Germany Holding GmbH

17:00

End of Day 1

19th of June 2024

8:45 – 9:30

Registration

9:30 – 10:15

DACH Hospitality Insights: What is shaping the hotel sector in the region?

Moderator:

Roland Szeremlei

Area Manager Northern Germany, H-Hotels.com

Tiago Venancio

Managing Director, TREASURESTS Hospitality

Thibault Catala

Founder & Managing Director, Catala Consulting

Monika Zec

Director M&A Director, VALAMAR

Emilio Godoy

Hotel Investment & Development Manager, Eurostars Hotel Company

10:15 – 11:00

Panel Discussion: Power of TECH: How Tech Innovation is Transforming Hospitality Leaders Business Decision Making

Moderator:

Darrel Rhodes

Consulting Engineer for Hospitality, HPE Aruba Networking

Julius Anders

Director of Operations, NUMA Group

Dominik Klein

Managing Director, McDreams Hotels

11:00 – 12:00

Networking Coffee Break & Networking Session 3

12:00 – 12:45

Panel Discussion: Beyond Brand Identity: Future of Hospitality Design

Moderator:

Anke Stern

Founder, Ankestern Interior Gmbh

Claudia Löhr

Project Designer, ACHAT Hotel

Philipp Patzel

Director of Operations, NUMA Group

Andrej A.D. Gajdos

Founding Partner,Salpietra & Gajdos Architects (SAGA)

Stephan Ferenczy

Co-Founder,BEHF Architects

12:45 – 13:30

Panel Discussion: GM Talk: Hotel of The Future

Moderator:

Reza Solhi

Founder & Managing Partner, MotivARTist

Mark Huber

Cluster General Manager, NOVUM Hospitality

Roland Szeremlei

Area Manager Northern Germany, H-Hotels.com

Heinrich Dominici

General Manager, Hotel Zur Tenne Kitzbühel

Sandro Larese

General Manager, Hotel Zeitgeist Vienna

Christian Klaus

General Manager, SO/ Vienna

13:30 – 14:15

Next Generation Hospitality: Where do we stand and where do we go from here

Moderator:

Michaela Neugebauer

Founder, Brand Interiors

Panelists:

Markus Felinger

Managing Director, Milestone

Dennis Schenkel

COO, Homaris Service GmbH

Daniel Bruenenberg

CCO, ipartment FIRST CHOICE SECOND HOME.

Lars Lübbert

VP Real Estate Expansion

14:15

Closing Remarks

14:45 – 16:00

Farewell Business Lunch

18th of June 2024

08:00 – 09:15

Registration & Welcome Coffee

09:15 – 09:30

Welcome Word:

Reza Solhi

Founder & Managing Partner, MotivARTist

09:30 – 10:15

Out of the box Hospitality Concepts: The truth behind New Hotel Openings in the region

Moderator:

Martin Ykema

Managing Director, HOTELIART OG

Markus Marth

Managing Director, Schani Hotels

Simon Girntke

Senior Director Project Management Premium and Select DACH, and Feasibility, Marriott

Alexander Dürr

Senior Director of Operations, Northern Europe, Minor Hotel Group

Philipp Huterer

Managing Director, MRP Hotels

10:15 – 10:45

Keynote Presentation:

“Hospitality Challenges and Use Cases” by

Eric de Mython

Hospitality Business Development Manager, HPE ARUBA NETWORKING

10:45 – 12:15

Networking Coffee Break & Networking Session

12:15 – 13:00

Panel Discussion: the Hotel of the Future: Leaders Talk, Is Anyone Listening?

Moderator:

Martin Ykema

Managing Director, HOTELIART OG

Dimitris Manikis

President For Europe, Middle East, Eurasia And Africa (EMEA), Wyndham Hotels & Resorts

Simon Girntke

CEO, ARCOTEL Hotel AG

Markus Marth

Managing Director, Schani Hotels

13:00 – 14:00

Networking Business Lunch

14:00 – 14:45

Panel Discussion: Developers Outlook on Hospitality Projects

Moderator:

Sonja Zdiarsky

Account Management, Geze

Martina Maly-Gärtner

COO, UBM Development

Roland Paar

Managing Director, Head of Hotel Investment, Head of Hotel Investment, Soravia Group

Gebhard Schachermayer

Managing Partner / CAM, JPI Hospitality Advisory GmbH

14:45 – 15:30

Networking Coffee Break & Networking Session 2

15:30 – 16:15

Out of the box design concept: Beyond Brand Identity

Moderator:

Jakub Vykoukal

Regional General Manager for Europe, LASVIT

Sam Hall

Director, Interior Design – Europe, IHG ® Hotels & Resorts

Anne Ludovico

Group Director of Construction & Design, Sircle Collection

Sabrina Voecks

Creative Director & Partner, JOI-Design GmbH

Dr. Christian Bergmann

Partner, Hadi Teherani Architects

16:15 – 17:00

Unique Insights on Austrian Hospitality Industry: Challenges, trends, opportunities and factors that drive hoteliers forward.

Moderator:

Reza Solhi

Founder & Managing Partner, MotivARTist

Caroline Winter

Director of Sales, Hotel Sacher Wien | Hotel Sacher Salzburg | Alpin Resort Sacher Seefeld

Philipp Rothenberger

Director of Sales, The Hoxton

Christine Knapp

Vice President of HR & Training,HR Group

Lukas Willhöft

Corporate Director Business Development, Adina Germany Holding GmbH

17:00

End of Day 1

19th of June 2024

8:45 – 9:30

Registration

9:30 – 10:15

DACH Hospitality Insights: What is shaping the hotel sector in the region?

Moderator:

Roland Szeremlei

Area Manager Northern Germany, H-Hotels.com

Tiago Venancio

Managing Director, TREASURESTS Hospitality

Thibault Catala

Founder & Managing Director, Catala Consulting

Monika Zec

Director M&A Director, VALAMAR

Emilio Godoy

Hotel Investment & Development Manager, Eurostars Hotel Company

10:15 – 11:00

Panel Discussion: Power of TECH: How Tech Innovation is Transforming Hospitality Leaders Business Decision Making

Moderator:

Darrel Rhodes

Consulting Engineer for Hospitality, HPE Aruba Networking

Julius Anders

Director of Operations, NUMA Group

Dominik Klein

Managing Director, McDreams Hotels

11:00 – 12:00

Networking Coffee Break & Networking Session 3

12:00 – 12:45

Panel Discussion: Beyond Brand Identity: Future of Hospitality Design

Moderator:

Anke Stern

Founder, Ankestern Interior Gmbh

Claudia Löhr

Project Designer, ACHAT Hotel

Philipp Patzel

Director of Operations, NUMA Group

Andrej A.D. Gajdos

Founding Partner,Salpietra & Gajdos Architects (SAGA)

Stephan Ferenczy

Co-Founder,BEHF Architects

12:45 – 13:30

Panel Discussion: GM Talk: Hotel of The Future

Moderator:

Reza Solhi

Founder & Managing Partner, MotivARTist

Mark Huber

Cluster General Manager, NOVUM Hospitality

Roland Szeremlei

Area Manager Northern Germany, H-Hotels.com

Heinrich Dominici

General Manager, Hotel Zur Tenne Kitzbühel

Sandro Larese

General Manager, Hotel Zeitgeist Vienna

Christian Klaus

General Manager, SO/ Vienna

13:30 – 14:15

Next Generation Hospitality: Where do we stand and where do we go from here

Moderator:

Michaela Neugebauer

Founder, Brand Interiors

Panelists:

Markus Felinger

Managing Director, Milestone

Dennis Schenkel

COO, Homaris Service GmbH

Daniel Bruenenberg

CCO, ipartment FIRST CHOICE SECOND HOME.

Lars Lübbert

VP Real Estate Expansion

14:15

Closing Remarks

14:45 – 16:00

Farewell Business Lunch