HIS 2017

Thursday September 7th, 2017

Hilton Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

HIS 2017

Thursday September 7th, 2017

Hilton Amsterdam Airport Schiphol



After the success of the Hotel Investment Seminar 2016, the initiators – CBRE, DLA Piper, Hilton Worldwide and the Hospitality Support Group – will host the seventh international HIS at the seventh of September 2017.

Date                                      Thursday the seventh of September
13:30 – 17:30
 Hilton Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

By invitation only            


The initiators of the HIS are pleased to invite you to the 2017 Hotel Investment Seminar.

This highly anticipated annual event will take place Thursday, September 7 2017 at the Hilton Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. This year’s event will be one to remember with compelling timely content, unparalleled networking oppurtunities and dynamic keynote speakers.

You will have the opportunity to connect with the industry’s top professionals, navigate global economic trends and recent geopolitical events and their impact on properties and portfolios in today’s increasingly competitive marketplace.

Numbers tell the tale

Nele Magi, Senior Business Development Manager at STR, paints the “modern-day picture” of the hotel investment landscape. Providing the latest data and trends.

Numbers tell the taleNele Magi
The flow of the capital

Jileen Loo, Director at CBRE Hotels, will give you an insight in how, where and when current international investors are placing capital in the hotel market.

The flow of the capitalJileen Loo
How blockchain is changing the game

Christian Lieverse, Manager at PWC, will take the stage to share his insights on the impact of blockchain on the hotel investment market. Christiaan: “Blockchain is often referred to as the technology behind bitcoin. But it’s much more than that! It’s a new technology to share trusted information and simplify transaction processes. It provides the oppurtunity to build trust into every transaction, which raises the question: “will trusted third parties become obsolete?”

How blockchain is changing the gameChristian Lieverse
An investors point of view

Keith Evans, Vice President Hotel Acquisitions at Starwood Capital Group will give you an insight in the challenges and strategies of a private investment firm.

An investors point of viewKeith Evans
Chairman of the day

Maarten Bouwhuis, presentor for BNR, FD and RTL, will be moderating the event. Focused on asking the necessary critical questions and engaging with the audience.

Chairman of the dayMaarten Bouwhuis
Data: the bigger the better

Dominic Fry, Director Revenue Analytics at Hilton discusses the influence of Big Data on hotel investments. How can it be applied to predict hotel and area performances and hotel investments?

Data: the bigger the betterDominic Fry
It’s all about the money

Robert-Jan Peters, Director Debt and Structured Finance at CBRE, analyses the do’s and don’ts in the world of hotel financing.

It’s all about the moneyRobert-Jan Peters


We are proud to introduce to you the four initiators of the Hotel Investment Seminar: the result of a collaborative partnership between CBRE, DLA Piper, Hilton Worldwide and Hospitality Support Group. In 2010 they started the seminar in order to exchange knowledge between the different perspectives from hotel investments and to facilitate networking between these industries.

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The Hotel Investment Seminar brings together leading personalities from the world of the international hospitality industry and a variety  of related sectors: e.g., hoteliers, investors, bankers, developers, consultants, architects and more.

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