Africa Hotel Investment Forum

2021 – TBA


2021 – TBA


As we celebrate the 10th edition of AHIF, we have taken a fresh look to the opportunity the event presents. 

With this in mind, we have put attendees at the heart of AHIF.  With networking rated as the most important element for AHIF attendees, we will have the exhibition open throughout the event.  

Complimenting this with a variety of content sessions allowing attendees to bespoke their experience and attend relevant roundtable, panel discussions, in-depth workshops, project opportunities and short keynote presentations. All of these sessions will happen at staggered intervals in dedicated spaces throughout the venue.  

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Selected Speakers

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Zahra Jivraj

Director, Opulent Hotel Group

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Federico J. González

President & CEO, Radisson Hotel Group

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Ifeoma Ezeokafor

Principal Investment Officer, IFC

Hala Matar Choufany photo
Hala Matar Choufany

President-Middle East, Africa and South Asia, HVS

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Amit Patel

Director, Coral Beach Club Limited

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Selim El Zein

VP – Hospitality, Deyaar

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Shamil Manek

Executive Director, The Merwest Company

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Rahul Chaudhary

Managing Director, CG Corp. Global & CG Hospitality Holdings

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Lourie Kruger

Chief Investment Officer MEA, RF Capital

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Haddis Tilahun

Founder & Executive Director, United Africa Group (Pty) Ltd

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Ilaria Benucci

Investment Director, Equity Investments, CDC Group




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.


"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

AHIF Sponsors 2020

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 

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