China Hotel Development and Financing Conference 2010 Opens

China Hotel Development and Financing Conference 2010 Opens

The 6th annual China Hotel Development and Financing Conference 2010 Opened in Beijing today, with over 500 delegates packing into the Crowne Plaza Sun Palace to hear the very latest news from the industry.

The event is being organised by Horwath HTL, the world’s leading hotel consultancy and is hosted with the China Tourist Hotels Association (CTHA) and STR Global.

The conference has the tagline “Finding New Opportunities” and provides the most comprehensive analysis of industry data by having leading firms present the latest industry data to keep all delegates up-to-date. The conference also has a pure focus on the China hotel market, allowing the maximum number of sessions to focus on important issues to the local hotel industry. The conference runs from Wednesday the 24th of March until Friday the 26th and features over 80 speakers and panellists from across the region. Highlights of the conference include:

China Economic Outlook:
Provides an outlook on China’s economic performance and identifies key economic issues affecting the market.

The China Lodging Report:
The most comprehensive analysis of hotel market performance data across key cities in China using data published by STR Global, the leading supplier of hotel market data worldwide.

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China Hotel Market Outlook:
The most comprehensive outlook of hotel market performance for key cities across China identifying the important issues that will impact hotel performance in 2010.

Damien Little, who heads up Horwath HTL’s operations in China and is a key member of the organising committee said “We are very excited by the interest shown in the conference this year. This shows that China as a region is still a top priority for development and investment, and the quality of the speakers we have will provide some first class insights into the current situation. I expect to see some eye opening presentations and challenging discussions taking place during the event and look forward to hearing from local experts”

About the Conference
The China Hotel Development and Financing Conference aims to be the leading industry forum to analyse and discuss the latest trends for the hotel industry in China. The goal of the conference is to provide the most comprehensive analysis of industry data by having leading firms present the latest industry data to keep all delegates abreast and up-to-date. The conference also has a pure focus on the China hotel market, allowing the maximum number of sessions to focus on important issues to the local hotel industry.

The China Hotel Development and Financing Conference has grown from strength to strength and in 2009 attracted over 400 delegates of which 35 percent were owners and developers, 30 percent came from corporate level hotel management companies, 25 percent were industry professionals (lawyers, architects, interior designers, consultants etc.), 7 percent came from investment banks and financial institutions and 3 percent from the media. As such, the China Hotel Development and Financing Conference provides a great platform for you to network and source potential business leads, as well as meet with your contemporaries and discuss important industry topics.