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hotel&tourism forum Milan: #REStart hospitality: Investment & Design

2162 people attended
where & when 
online - Monday, 15 June 2020

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what it is 
hotel & tourism forum Milan, organised by PKF hotelexperts, is the leading Italian hospitality conference and expo for investment & design since 2014. It is held in conjunction with the Salone del Mobile, the world’s leading design and furniture exhibition.In the 2020 edition, the patrons of the most successful projects and investments meet international institutions and experts to discuss trends, opportunities and challenges that the post Covid-19 era will bring to the Tourism sector. Furthermore there are several exclusive networking events, breakout sessions and virtual expo and marketplace areas, in which various exhibitors and investors will present their companies, products and projects to an international hospitality audience

how the event will take place this year
for the first time, this year, the event will take place in online format, with the aim of assembling the whole hospitality sector in a unique, different and modern way. 

who should attend 
the event participants include
  • investors
  • developers
  • hotel owners
  • development and purchasing managers of hotel groups
  • procurement agents
  • representatives of hospitality and tourism institutions
  • consultants
  • architects & designers
  • suppliers of products and services for the hospitality industry

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· Stage
Morning Workout with Technogym / Discover the Platform
· Stage
Welcome! // STR Hospitality Trend Reports
Simone Micheli Thomas Emanuel giorgio bianchi
· Stage
Made in Italy – Excellence in Design, Food & Hospitality
Enrico Bartolini Nils Heckscher
· Sessions
TOPHOTELDESIGN: Fully Curated Online Gallery of Award Winning Hotel Design
· Sessions
Product Design
Simone Micheli
· Sessions
New Hospitality Projects 1
lorenzo felici
· Stage
The impact of international mega events on investment and hospitality: Winter Olympics Milano Cortina 2026
Martin Wiest Roberta Guaineri Dylan Wills Martin Wiest Alessandro Belli Massimiliano Macaione Laura Dominici
· Sessions
"Italian Real Estate Hotels Value" by PKF hotelexperts and World Capital
· Sessions
FF&E purchasing in the crisis: How to secure your supply chain and protect your development
Daniel Englender
· Sessions
New Hospitality Projects 2
· Expo
Mediterranean Resorts: Tourism Post Covid-19
The panel take place in PKF hotelexperts booth
· Stage
European design & trends: Hospitality design post Covid-19
Dylan Wills Peter Joehnk Paola Navone Guy Dittrich
· Sessions
TOPHOTEL CONSTRUCTION: Brief Overview of the European Project Pipeline
· Sessions
Hotel Design Award: Presentation of Finalists
· Sessions
Hospitality Design Award presentation of finalists
· Sessions
New Hospitality Projects 3
· Stage
Hotel Brands: in conversation with European leaders
Marloes Knippenberg Thomas Willms Markus Lehnert Chema Basterrechea Christian Walter
· Stage
Hotel Property Award
Peter  Pichler Andreas Martin
· Stage
Hospitality Design Award 2020 – powered by NERO Lifestyle
Andrea Delfini Fiorella Baserga giorgio bianchi
· Stage
Closing remarks
Michael Widmann


Michael Widmann

PKF hotelexperts

Peter Pichler

Peter Pichler Architecture

Thomas Willms

Deutsche Hospitality

Marloes Knippenberg

Kerten Hospitality


General Coordinator, Limak Hotels & Resorts


Chairman, Marti Hotels & Marinas & President of TTYD (Turkish Tourism Investors Association)

Omer Bayraksan

Director | Head of Turkey, PKF hotelexperts

Andrea Delfini

NERO Lifestyle

Dylan Wills

HBA London

Martin Wiest

Tourvest Destination Management

Chema Basterrechea



Marzorati Ronchetti

Daniel Englender

Benjamin West International

Fiorella Baserga


Andreas Martin


Markus Lehnert

Marriott International

Dylan Wills

HBA London

Peter Joehnk

JOI Design

Paola Navone

Studio OTTO

Guy Dittrich


Martin Wiest

Tourvest Destination Management

Alessandro Belli

Cassa Depositi e Prestiti

Massimiliano Macaione

Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners

Roberta Guaineri

Comune di Milano

Simone Micheli


giorgio bianchi

Managing Director | Head of Italy, PKF hotelexperts

Nils Heckscher

Director | Head of Africa, PKF hotelexperts

Thomas Emanuel


Enrico Bartolini

Michelin Starred Chef

Laura Dominici

Guida Viaggi

lorenzo felici


Christian Walter

Managing Director, PKF hotelexperts

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