Summit Schedule

The region's only leadership conference for the serviced apartment, extended stay / aparthotel and short-term rental sectors.

Experiential urban expedition as we explore Berlin; visiting some ground breaking hospitality and real estate concepts.

  • Anja Graf, CEO, welcomes RECHARGERS for 'Escapism with VISION' - VISION APARTMENTS Otto-Braun-Straße 67, 10178 Berlin 

Join us for immersive experiences while checking out the interiors of 5 of VISION's biggest and most stylish apartments in Berlin!

Escape Room Experience

Work in a team to solve a series of puzzles and riddles using clues, hints, and strategy to complete the objectives at hand. Working in groups, RECHARGERS will be given a set time limit to unveil the secret plot which is hidden within the rooms as one clue leads to the next to 'crack' your ultimate escape.

  • Adina Apartment Hotel Mitte, Platz vor dem neuen Tor 6, 10115 Berlin
  • SMARTments business, Prenzlauer Berg, StorkowerStraße 156a, 10407 Berlin

    Confirmed delegates only.

A maximum of 100 places are available! Registrations will open two weeks prior to the event.

 

Confirmed delegates only will receive an online sign up form link, please fill in to secure your place. If you are registered and have not received the form, please email operations@internationalhospitality.media to resend the link.

After much exploring we'll whisk you off to our shhh.. secret invitation only event - so secret, that's all we can tell you for now.

Join us as we explore 'flying food' Berlin style.

Art exhibition and 'live' artist

Live music, flashmob style and more....

Full details will be announced closer to the event.

Limited to 140 places maximum.

Confirmed delegates only will receive an online sign up form link, please fill in to secure your place. If you are registered and have not received the form, please email operations@internationalhospitality.media to resend the link

Join us for a celebratory 'nightcap' and those that are more adventurous may wish to tour some of the hottest nightlife hubs post business hours in Berlin - first drink on us!

Feel refreshed and ready to start the day after attending an optional morning work out - previous events have seen spin classed, insanity work outs and yoga sessions.

The session is offered to all abilities, with full details still TBC.

Alternatively, you can network with peers whilst enjoying a coffee and pastry.

Confirmed delegates only will receive an online sign up form link, please fill in to secure your place. If you are registered and have not received the form, please email operations@internationalhospitality.media to resend the link.

Grab a post work-out pastry and reconvene with peers, along with our sponsors and speakers to talk about the days hopes and goals.

RECHARGE is both the event’s manacle and its energetic spark.

It is the original 'breath', it is the whisper of unremitting demand, what do you want of your event asks your host.

• Piers Brown, CEO, International Hospitality Media

Day 2

Piers Brown

International Hospitality Media

When you look back at life, will you be able to say that you have given it everything? Have you lived a life of real meaning and depth? Have you given your very best to the family, the business, your friends and, of course, yourself? Can you say that you have worked hard for what you really believe in?

In an ever increasing busy world, we are becoming more and more visual, overloaded with stimulation.

We will be joining inspirational speaker Craig Goldblatt to take time for meditation, breath and to set our own intention and path! This powerful guided visualisation exercise will allow you to practice a deep sense of gratitude for your life and all you care for. Through this practice Craig will guide you to focus on what is most important to you in this moment and for the future.  

Day 2

Craig Goldblatt

Craig Goldblatt

Grab a bloody mary (non-alcoholic alternatives available) and join one of our stellar co-working and co-living round table workshops, hosted by some of the biggest players in the industry.

As investors and operators get their heads around co-working and co-living, consider how this will change traditional accommodation? What other big ideas are out there and could invade the hotel space soon? Put yourself in the minds of digital nomads, start-ups, student accommodations and more.

Hosted by Paul Wells, Associate, Dexter Moren Associates and Glenn Haussman, No Vacancy News and Here to Stay TV with 'huddle' leaders:

• Harry Harris, Managing director, SUSD
• Marc Jongerius, co-founder, Zoku
• Charlie Macgregor, CEO and founder, Student Hotel (tbc)
• Travis Todd, co-founder, Factory International S.à r.l. and co-founder / CEO, Silicon Allee (tbc)
• Sean Worker, president and CEO, BridgeStreet

• Katy Zühlke, Head of projects, St Oberholz 

Day 2

Sean Worker

BridgeStreet

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Eric Jafari

SACO Property Group

Day 2

Glenn Hausmann

Rouse Media

30 minutes to freshen up, grab a coffee and get ready for the morning's second half

Property experts take to the stage to fight for specialist verticals, making the case why a particular segment offers the best opportunities:

Hotels v serviced apartments v hostels v student housing v co-living / co-working

Hotels: Michael Widmann, Managing partner, PKF hotelexperts, Vienna (tbc)

Serviced Apartments: Dr Steve Grundmann, Senior project manager @ ZIEGERT Bank- & Real Estate Consulting GmbH

Hostels: Anna Friedrich, Associate director, Christie and Co

Day 2

Anna Friedrich

Christie & Co

• Lisa Neubueser, hotel acquisitions and development, Cycas Hospitality
• Vedrana Riley, founder and CEO, Ciel Capital
• Martijn Vos, senior portfolio manager, APG Asset Management
• Jan Winterhoff, director, hotel development, GBI AG

Day 2

Vedrana Riley

Ciel Capital

Day 2

Lisa Neubueser

Cycas Hospitality

Day 2

Martijn Vos

APG Asset

Germany v United Kingdom v Rest of Europe investors:

in 2018 the United Kingdom and London hospitality / hotel  market witnessed the strongest transactional volumes in Europe despite the backdrop of 'Brexit' concerns.

Hotel, serviced apartment,hostel and student accommodation investment specialists debate whether Germany v United Kingdom v the rest of Europe will be their investment 'region of choice' for 2019, and what's 'hot' and what's 'not' from a structuring the deal perspective. 

Erik Jacobs, Partner, HORECA Investment Partners

Will Dear, Principal, Crosstree Real Estate Partners (tbc)

James Lapushner, Managing director, Anacott Capital

Union investment (tbc)

Day 2

Erik Jacobs

HORECA Investment Partners

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James Lapushner

Anacott Capital

Network with peers over lunch before rejoining for the afternoon's sessions

Speed overview of current German and European serviced apartment v hotel performance, followed by a short Q&A from 2 people that know!
To include trading performance, transaction activity, who's investing/operating?

Anett Gregorius, Founder and owner, Apartmentservice

Christian Strieder, Country Manager DACH, STR

 

Day 2

Anett Gregorius

Apartmentservice

Two cities with two different approaches to further develop city tourism

MOTION: Private accommodation is transforming global accommodation.

Proposers:
• Simon Lehmann, CEO and co-founder, AJL Consulting GmbH with:
Dustin Figge, founder, The Homelike

Opposers:

• Markus Lehnert, VP, International hotel development, Marriott International

• Oakwood Worldwide (tbc)

Hosted by Piers Brown, IHM and George Sell, ShortTermRentalz.com

Day 2

Dustin Figge

Homelike

Day 2

Simon Lehmann

AJL Consulting

Day 2

Markus Lehnert

Marriott International

At least 30 mins to recharge and re-energise with a 'happy hour' drink - non alcoholic options available

Development workshop combining investors and operators interest to create an innovative extended stay concept. The workshop will trigger the delegate’s creative ideas

Workshop lead by Jonathan Humphries, Chairman, and Kilian Vollbach, Concept development Co-ordinator, HoCoSo

Focus group huddles to include:
• Investor considerations
• Room design - hosted by Janice Mitten, Head of Business development, Dexter Moren Associates
• Services and operations - hosted by Anastasia Osipov, Development manager, Adina Apartment Hotels
• Public spaces - hosted by Guy Nixon, Founder and CEO, Native
• Networks in the neighbourhood - hosted by Peter Heule, CEO Shortstay Group and Yays (tbc)
• Technology - hosted by Séverine Obertelli, Head of Sales and marketing, EMEA, Maxxton
• Sustainability - hosted by Jouke Baaima, Director, Co-owner, ServicedApartments.nl and Corporate Housing Factory

Day 2

Kilian Vollbach

Concept Development Coordinator

An interactive session exploring how some brands have successfully developed an emotional connection with large audiences who believe in them and buy from them frequently without questioning the value or authenticity of their products or services? Why nowadays creating a community around your brand is more important than simply having guests? We will dive into the power of brand psychology that has been used by brands such Apple, Starbucks and more.

You will learn:
• How to create a following of faithful individuals who buy from you frequently
• Brand activities you can put in place to create the most engagement
• What happens when you create a brand community instead of guests
• What brand psychology strategies are effective

Flavilla Fongang, creative brand director, 3 Colours Rule

Day 2

Flavilla Fongang

3 Colours Rule

Jonathan and Kilian conduct 3 minute snap interviews with 'huddle' leaders on their findings, with 'open mike' opportunity from the RECHARGE collective.

• Investor considerations
• Room design - hosted by Janice Mitten, Head of Business development, Dexter Moren Associates 
• Services and operations - hosted by Anastasia Osipov, Development manager, Adina Apartment Hotels
• Public spaces - hosted by Guy Nixon, Founder and CEO, Native
• Networks in the neighbourhood - hosted by Peter Heule, CEO Shortstay Group and Yays (tbc)
• Technology - hosted by Séverine Obertelli, Head of Sales and marketing, EMEA, Maxxton
• Sustainability - hosted by Jouke Baaima, Director, Co-owner, ServicedApartments.nl and Corporate Housing Factory

 

Day 2

Kilian Vollbach

Concept Development Coordinator

Day 2

Guy Nixon

Native

Piers Brown, CEO, IHM

Day 2

Piers Brown

International Hospitality Media

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We have to be here, it’s key for us and we love the conference.

Moussa Samake, Group Head of Sales, Vision Apartments

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