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.


2017 Programme Highlights

  • Looking Ahead: Market Insights & Forecast
  • War Games – Fighting the Rate War
  • In Conversation With…
  •  An Engaged Workforce is a Productive Workforce
  • Destination GCC – Promoting the Region to the World
  • Food & Beverage Focus – Is it Time to Ditch the Discounts?


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

Sven Wiedenhaupt

Sandra Tikal

David Allan

Pierre Delfau

Laurent A. Voivenel

Pascal Dupuis