Why SAHIC South America

SAHIC South America, established in 2008, is the premier hospitality and tourism investment conference and the only meeting of its kind conducted in the continent.

SAHIC South America certainly contributes to understand where the industry is today and where it is heading, but above all, it helps to understand where the opportunities lie, how to meet the right partners and build the partnerships that may increase business opportunities.

from 30 countries
80 %
Attendees are Owners, CEOs, Presidents and Senior Managment
International Speakers
World Class Sponsors, including regional governments

Where do SAHIC South America's attendees comes from?

Attendees include hotel groups, investors, banks, private funds, developers, architects and interior designers, regional government representatives and other decision makers of the industry.


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.

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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 in 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.


The SAHIC awards have been instituted to acknowledge outstanding contributions to the Hospitality Industry within the Latin American region.


Within these recognitions, there are three open categories: Deal of the Year, Best New Hotel or Mixed-Use Hotel Development, and Hotelier of the Year. Additionally, each year SAHIC presents a Special Recognition to award a professional, entity or campaign that makes a difference or great impact on the industry.