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Cushman & Wakefield at RHIC

Cushman & Wakefield, Russia will participate in The Russia & CIS Hotel Investment Conference (RHIC) for the fourth time.

Cushman & Wakefield, the world’s largest privately held commercial real estate services firm, actively participates in The Russia & CIS Hotel Investment Conference (RHIC). For the fourth time Cushman & Wakefield became a gold sponsor and will take part in formatting business program of the conference. Marina Smirnova, Partner, Head of Hospitality and Tourism Department, and Richard Tibbott, Chairman Advisory, will moderate two panel discussions during the two-day conference.

Richard Tibbott will lead the discussion among industry leaders, called “Operators and Owners”. Aside from Richard Tibbott in this panel discussion will participate Wolfgang M. Neumann President & CEO - The Rezidor Hotel Group, Gregory Chernov General Director of seven hotels belonging to - Wenaasgruppen AS, Rolf Hübner VP Operations - Central & Eastern Europe, Russia & CIS – IHG, Vladimir Poddubko Head of Hotel Business - A.N.D. Corporation, Rui M. Barros SVP & Managing Director Europe, Middle East & Africa - Wyndham Hotel Group, Albert Gilfanov Chairman of the Board of Directors – Unistroy.

Marina Smirnova, Partner, Head of Hospitality Department, will moderate panel discussion called: “Which brand is best for your business?”. Participants of this discussion are: Karl de Lacy International Development Manager - Best Western International, Patrick Fitzgibbon Senior Vice President Development - Europe & Africa - Hilton Worldwide, Vladislav Smirnov Chief Executive Officer - Regional Hotel Chain LLC, Marina Usenko Director, Acquisitions & Development, CIS & Baltics - Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.

The Russia & CIS Hotel Investment Conference (RHIC) is the region's premier event for the hotel & tourism investment industry. RHIC brings together international hotel leaders and key regional experts over two days, providing an invaluable opportunity for you to increase your market knowledge, make new contacts and network with the who’s who of the industry. This year it will be held from 20 to 23 October at the Radisson Blu Resort & Congress Centre in Sochi.