Africa Hotel Investment Forum

23-25 September 2019 – Sheraton Addis, Ethiopia


23-25 September 2019 – Sheraton Addis, Ethiopia

The Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF) is attended by the highest calibre international hotel investors of any conference in Africa. It is the leading hotel investment conference that connects business leaders from the international and local markets, driving investment into tourism projects, infrastructure and hotel development across Africa.

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AHIF 2018 Highlights


If you are a hotel owner or investor currently with hotel assets, or looking to acquire hotel assets, and would like to attend the conference as our guest, please contact Mala Patel

Criteria for Approval:

• Hospitality property owned or being developed in Africa over the next 12-24 months*

• Any other real estate investor with assets considering expanding into African hospitality sector

• One representative per company

*Should you wish to keep your portfolio confidential, we will be able to deliver this.

"AHIF is an event where opportunities to meet with regional investors exists and it offers all parties the chance to review and compare their offerings."


Selected Speakers

Dr. Max Graham photo
Dr. Max Graham

Founder & CEO, Space for Giants

Nick van Marken photo
Nick van Marken

Industry Executive

Amaechi Ndili photo
Amaechi Ndili

President & Chief Executive Officer Lionstone Group & Golden Tulip West Africa Hospitality Group

Christopher J. Nassetta photo
Christopher J. Nassetta

President & CEO, Hilton and Chairman, WTTC

Hon. Najib Balala, EGH photo
Hon. Najib Balala, EGH

Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Tourism & Wildlife, Government of Kenya

Cedric Guilleminot photo
Cedric Guilleminot

Chief Executive Officer, Onomo Hotels

Amos Wekesa photo
Amos Wekesa

Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Great Lakes Safaris

Ilaria Benucci photo
Ilaria Benucci

Investment Director, Equity Investments, CDC Group

Nimit Shah photo
Nimit Shah

Partner, Helios Investment Partners

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Shamil Manek

Executive Director, The Merwest Company

"It was an outstanding event. Opportunity to network with key players in the industry."

Eyob Tolina, Director, Schulze Global Investments

Focused Networking


Online networking platform:

Initiate contact with attendees before the event


Round Tables:

Discuss the topical issues in an informal setting


Networking Receptions:

The perfect opportunity to network and celebrate what is best about our industry


Sponsor Exhibition:

Meet the key stakeholders in the market

"The best conference in Africa by some distance...if you can only attend one hotel conference a year this should be it!"

David Harper – Head of Property, Hotel Partners Africa

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AHIF Sponsors 2019

AHIF sponsors are experts in the field of hotel investment. They are at the forefront of this growing industry and leading the way in this sector.  

If you are interested in Sponsorship Opportunities please contact Matthew Weihs, +44 (0)7858 511012