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Prague to Host Leaders in Hospitality CEE & CIS Summit

Prague was chosen as the destination for the fifth annual Leaders in Hospitality CEE & CIS Summit, a flagship hospitality event that focuses on promoting and advancing the regional hospitality sector internationally. The summit will take place on June 5-6.

A platform that gathers the most prominent international hospitality sector decision makers.

Organized by the Prague-based International Business Council, the summit has established itself as the only industry platform that gathers the most prominent international hospitality sector decision makers and senior industry professionals from across the 30 countries of the CEE & CIS region. It provides a unique opportunity for the leaders to set their business agendas for the upcoming year, while addressing the challenges and opportunities the region faces. 

A unique opportunity for leaders to set their business agendas for the year.

Over the years, the event has been hosted in Poland, Austria, and Hungary, and for its fifth anniversary it returns to Prague, Czech Republic where it was originally launched. Recognizing the importance that the Leaders in Hospitality CEE & CIS Summit plays, not only in the regional hospitality industry, but also the positive impact its bring to tourism, trade and economy, the summit has been endorsed by the Ministry of Regional Development of Czech Republic and the Minister of Regional Development Ing. Karla Slechtova, as well as by the Czech Chamber of Commerce. 

Moreover, the summit has received the endorsement from Czech Tourism, Czech Bartenders Association, Czech Furniture Manufactures Association and the Association of Czech Chefs and Confectioneries (a member of World Association of Chefs Societies) just to name a few. 

“We take great pride in the fact that in only five years, the Leaders in Hospitality CEE & CIS Summit has reached not only regional but global recognition as well as becoming THE meeting point for the regional hospitality industry and for anyone who is keen in venturing into the CEE & CIS Market,” said Elena Jassim, CEO of International Business Council, organizer of the event.  

“Getting endorsements and support from the leading regional governments and industry organizations highlights the key role the summit plays, not only in addressing the challenges and opportunities the industry has to offer, but also the impact it brings, together with the hospitality industry, on regional development and promotion,” she added. 

Over the course of two days, the attendees will be able to participate in multiple interactive educational panel discussions lead by the high-profile industry experts, as well as networking with other hoteliers from the region and source services and products during one-to-one meetings with hospitality solution providers that exhibit at the event. Among these are leading global brands like Honeywell, Phillips, Aksel, Atlas Concorde and Ideal Standard International.

“It is with pleasure that we are sponsoring Leaders in Hospitality CEE-CIS at this year’s summit,” said Franck Racapé, sales director Professional Display Solutions EMEA, at Philips. “We are excited to be part of this platform that supports, educates and inspires the hospitality industry, where so many key influencers gather, especially with this being the fifth anniversary. For Philips, Professional Display Solutions, the CEE-CIS region is a market full of opportunities and we look forward to sharing our innovative solutions at the summit,”  

In additional to the educational and business opportunities that will be presented during the two-day event, all the participants will take part in the fifth anniversary celebrations that will take part throughout the event and during the Leaders in Hospitality Gala Dinner on June 5. 

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