Bench Events announces key appointment

Bench Events announces key appointment

Bench Events, the co-organisers of leading conferences for the hotel investment industry in Berlin (International Hotel Investment Forum - IHIF), Dubai (Arabian Hotel Investment Conference - AHIC) and Moscow (Russia & CIS Hotel Investment Conference - RHIC), has announced the appointment of Grant Collier as Marketing Director of Bench Events.

Bench Events are co-organising two new ventures in Turkey and Morocco and in his new role, Collier will be responsible for directing the marketing of the Bench Events portfolio and project managing the Morocco conference. 

Bench Events work with many strategic partners across the world to research, develop and execute the vision and overall strategy for the business.

Collier has over twelve years experience in the events industry running exhibitions, industry awards events and conferences in 19 market sectors as Head of Marketing and Deputy Director at Nexus Business Media. 

He then joined the UK’s 9th largest DM advertiser from 2008 as Director of Marketing before joining Bench Events in October 2010.


He commented: “I am absolutely delighted to be working with Bench Events, some of whom I have worked with in the past.  The conferences have grown exponentially over the years due to first class research and highly professional execution.  I am very excited as to what we may achieve in the years to come ”

Jonathan Worsley, Chairman of Bench Events commented: “As Bench Events expands across Europe, Asia and now Africa it’s important that we are able to maximise our reach to add value for all our supporters.

“We are delighted to have Grant joining us – his experience in marketing, project management and new media is exceptional and will allow us to create new ways of communicating with our clients.

Over the last twelve years, Bench Events and their partners, have developed and launched the gold standard in hotel investment events across Europe and the Middle East. Hotel events in Berlin, Moscow and Dubai are the definitive meeting places for the hotel investment community to learn, network, and most importantly do deals.

Speakers and delegates are the leaders of the hotel industry and investment community.