Event Information

26th September 2017

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Hotelier Middle East will host its eighth annual Great GM Debate on the 26th September 2017 in Dubai. The conference provides more than 200 general managers and corporate hoteliers with a forum to discuss the unique challenges and opportunities they face on a day-to-day basis, and to learn from the best practice of their peers in a mutually supportive environment.


2016 Programme Highlights

  • Looking Ahead: Market Insights & Forecast
  • 2021 & Beyond – What will Happen After 2020?
  • Capitalising on the Middle East MICE Sector
  • Revenue Management 2.0
  • Fierce Competition – Finding the Right F&B Balance
  • An Introduction to The International Association of Hotel General Managers
  • Personal Engagement in the Digital Age
  • What’s Hot in Hospitality?


The Hotelier Middle East: Great GM Debate brings together the cream of the region’s hotel industry. Attendance is by invitation only for General Managers and Corporate Hoteliers and represents the decision makers leading the Middle East and shaping the sector’s future.

As such, it is an ideal place to position your brand, meet potential customers and existing clients.

Featured Speakers

Ahmed Ramdan

Rudi Jagersbacher

Christopher Hewett

Tim Cordon

David Prince

Carlos Khneisser

Rupprecht Queitsch

Ferghal Purcell

Advisory Panel

Abdellah Essonni

Kai Schukowski

Maria Tullberg

Stefan Fuchs

Markus Roeder