hospitality exchange

Abu Dhabi
motivation, format and contact

In 2021, Detlef Schmidt initiated impactful discussions with exceptional leaders in the hospitality industry, exploring strategies for navigating the challenges of the pandemic. Some of these insightful conversations took the form of "one-on-one with the hospitality leader" interviews, generating a significant attention on social media and are residing in the journal.

As the format evolved, it became evident that there was a growing demand for regular interaction among hospitality leaders. The aim shifted to creating a flexible platform for networking, addressing challenges, and devising innovative solutions for industry-wide issues. Since 2021, numerous engaging exchange events have taken place.

If you are eager to contribute in shaping the future of hospitality and want to join the conversation in upcoming events, please contact or stay tuned for announcements in the journal.

lobby Abu Dhabi
target audience

senior executives, representing:

  • hospitality management
  • asset management
  • investors
  • start-ups
  • owners
  • industry benchmarks
Lobby the Edition Abu Dhabi
content zones that drive value
Expo 2021 Dubai
benefits for all participants
  • insights into latest hospitality trends and future growth areas
  • learn from extraordinary leaders, game-changing personalities and from unique subject matter experts to make a difference in turbulent times
  • learn to draw the right conclusions from crisis and learn to adapt business strategies for future growth
  • learn to add resilience to any business model to avoid the full impact of future crisis
  • learn to better manage hospitality in environments affected by inflation risks
  • learn to better solve today’s HR challenges
  • build new and trustful connections for the future.