Christopher J. Nassetta
President & CEO Hilton
“SAHIC has all of the people that are the most influential whether that be in the business or governments in one place and so a very efficient way to both understand what is going on and to connect with the people who are the most important decision makers.” I can’t think of a conference in this part of the world that has more value in terms of both informational and building relationships.”
Arturo Garcia Rosa
President & Founder SAHIC
“The willingness in Latin America to partner with international investors
adds to the attractiveness of the region and it will help us showcase the multitude of opportunities that abound”
Why SAHIC South America
SAHIC South America provides the perfect environment to promote investment opportunities in the region, where the key international players meet to explore new projects, establish contacts and develop business networks in the region.
Held every year in a different city throughout the region, providing the unique opportunity to understand the respective markets and connect with the local hotel owners, investors, financers and governmental officials.
World Class Speakers
SAHIC's speakers are prominent members of the hotel, tourism and real-estate investment community. Their expertise, practical advice and forecast will provide attendees with the latest information on development, trends and best practice in the hotel investment industry.
Keynote Speaker 2017: Sébastien BazinChairman & CEO, AccorHotels
Keynote Speaker 2017: Geoff BallottiPresident & CEO, Wyndham Hotel Group
Keynote Speaker 2017: Bill WalsheCEO, Viceroy Hotel Group
Keynote Speaker 2017: David Sutton DabbahPresident & CEO, Grupo Alvear
Rogerio BassoPrincipal Investment Officer – Head of Tourism, Inter-American Investment Corporation
Jorge MeleroCEO, Libertador Hotels, Resorts & Spas
Mark Wynne SmithGlobal CEO, JLL Hotels & Hospitality Group
Maribel RodriguezRegional Director, Southern Europe & Latin America, WTTC
José Koechlin Von SteinCEO & Founder, Inkaterra
Ted MiddletonSenior Vice President Development, Latin America, Hilton
“My suggestion is that if you are involved in the hospitality business, you shouldn’t miss SAHIC because here is where you feel, vibrate and get to know what is happening in the tourism industry.”
Alejandro Ginevra, President & CEO, GNV Group
Initiate contact with the attendees before the event
Meet numerous strategic contacts in 75 minutes
Networking Culinary Receptions:
The perfect opportunity to network and celebrate what is best about our industry
Meet the key stakeholders in the market
20/20 Showcase your Project
“20/20 Showcase your Project” is the platform aimed at showcasing and submitting innovative ideas and attractive projects to be developed in different destinations around the region and at facilitating the encounter between opportunities and interested investors.
The initiative comprises micro-presentations featuring 20 slides to be shown for no longer than 20 seconds a piece. The goal is to present the project’s key points in an agile and straight forward manner that may draw the audience’s attention by appealing to the effectiveness of images and project highlights.
“SAHIC is an excellent platform that unites investors with developers and brands. It generates new ideas and contacts to be able to develop projects in the future."
Rogerio Basso - Chief Investment Officer, Key International
World Class Sponsors
SAHIC´s sponsors are international and regional experts in the field of hotel & tourism investment. They are at the forefront of the industry and leading the way in South America.
If you are interested in Sponsorship Opportunities please contact:
Pablo García Rosa, email@example.com +54 11 5217-4535