Jonathan Worsley
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Jonathan Worsley

chairman, Bench Events

During his tenure as chairman of Beach Events and as a board director of STR Global, Jonathan Worsley has overseen the growth of the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference (AHIC) and facilitated much-needed networking for those at the top of the industry.

The event’s ever growing loyal audience has been crowned with some high profile patrons in HH Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, HRH Prince Sultan Bin Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud and winner of the 2010 AHIC Leadership Award, HH Sheikh Sultan Bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan.

Worsley is currently preparing the agenda for AHIC 2011 in partnership with a 40-strong advisory board.

He has also added another event to the Bench Events’ portfolio, the Central Asia & Turkey Hotel Investment Conference being held for the first time in Istanbul next February.

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