Reimagining Investment

Future Hospitality is an international platform where the world's most influential hospitality investment decision makers connect, exchange knowledge and explore new partnerships.

Upcoming FHS events

Saudi Arabia

29 April - 1 May 2024

Mandarin Oriental Al Faisaliah, Riyadh

FHS Saudi Arabia

Dubai, UAE

30 September - 2 October 2024

Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai

FHS World

Our Event Brands

Future Hospitality Summit series includes conference tracks from the Arabian Hospitality Investment Conference (AHIC) and Global Restaurant Investment Forum (GRIF) to create an unrivalled platform for holistic hospitality investment strategies.

Future Hospitality Summit is a premier gathering of hospitality investment visionaries and senior decision-makers who come together to discuss the most pressing issues in hotel development, sustainability, innovation, and entrepreneurship.

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Building upon 19 years of legacy, the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC) focuses on exciting new international hospitality investment opportunities, innovative concepts from around the world, and leading global hotel brands that are shaping the industry.

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The Global Restaurant Investment Forum (GRIF) is a platform that provides, knowledge, connections, and inspiration for the restaurant investment industry globally. It has a strong sense of community and passionate advocates. GRIF includes exciting panel discussions, one-on-one chats with founders, and culinary tours to various dining destinations.

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Thought Leadership

With an unparalleled lineup of global hospitality leaders taking the stage every year, FHS promises to provide valuable insights and the latest industry knowledge through panel talks and round-table discussions with experts.

News and Insights

With an international media frenzy, FHS takes center stage as the ultimate platform for the industry's hottest deal signings and groundbreaking announcements. Global hospitality leaders use the digital FHS platform to share invaluable industry intelligence.

Latest podcasts

Episode 33: Mubarak H. Al Shamisi, Director - Abu Dhabi Convention & Exhibition Bureau, Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi

In this episode of the FHS podcast, Mubarak H. Al Shamisi, Director - Abu Dhabi Convention & Exhibition Bureau, Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi, and Jennifer Pettinger-Haines Managing Director, Middle East, The Bench, talk about Abu Dhabi as a destination for large-scale regional and global events and how it is a leading tourism place for future visitors.

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Episode 32: Nichola Beskine-Taylor, Partner, TGP International

In this FHS Podcast episode, Nichola Beskine-Taylor, Partner, TGP International talks to Jennifer Pettinger-Haines Managing Director, Middle East, The Bench about sustainability and what it means in the world of hospitality.

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Episode 31: Taghrid AlSaeed, Executive Director Group Communications & Destination Marketing, Miral

In this episode of the FHS Podcast, Taghrid AlSaeed, Executive Director Group Communications & Destination Marketing, Miral, talks to Jennifer Pettinger-Haines Managing Director, Middle East, The Bench about YAS Island Abu Dhabi and its various destinations that are changing the landscape of hospitality and the experience of business.

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Episode 30: Dimitris Manikis, President EMEA, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts

Dimitris Manikis, President EMEA, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, joins Jana Bader, General Manager Saudi Arabia, The Bench on the FHS podcast to discuss the hospitality sector in the Middle East and Wyndham's positive experience during this period of massive change.

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Latest industry news

First speakers announced for Future Hospitality Summit

A stellar line-up of first speakers for the region’s flagship hospitality investment event announced.

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Rua Al Madinah Holding signs an agreement with Accor to develop over 1,000 hotel rooms

"The agreement will add 3 new global hospitality brands to Rua Al Madinah Project to meet growth in demand to Madinah’s visitors " – Rua Al Madinah Holding Company CEO

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Saudi Arabia’s Tourism Development Fund signs financing agreement with Golden Frond to develop five-star eco-lodge in Al-Ahsa Oasis

KSA's Tourism Development Fund (TDF) announced today the signing of a financing agreement with Golden Frond Hotel Services Company, a subsidiary company of the Afyaa Group to develop the ENVI Al Nakheel ecolodge in Al-Ahsa Oasis.

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The Sustainable Hospitality Challenge announces 2022 winner at Future Hospitality Summit

Cornell University was awarded with their concept NIMBUS – a soaring collection of self-contained luxury hotel rooms.

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