'1st International Business and Hospitality Conference: An inside view on challenges and opportunities in 2023 and beyond

The 1st International Business and Hospitality Conference is an international conference, organized by the digital publishing group Liquid Media and under the auspices of the Greek Ministry of Tourism. The prestigious conference will be organized for the 1 st time in Athens on May 30 th 2022, at the Magnolia hall of the Electra Metropolis Athens hotel.

This year’s inaugural event will focus on challenges and opportunities in the business and hospitality sector in 2023 and beyond as well as the how the digital tools have reshaped the real estate and hospitality business.

Top notch hoteliers, high level government officials, industry experts, high profile entrepreneurs will discuss about the latest developments and the main trends that will shape the future of business and hospitality in Greece and abroad, especially in the post-Covid 19 era.

The international event will be held also in hybrid format, so in order to broaden the audience’s participation.

The event is fully compliant with all latest health and safety protocols, as described in the current Greek legislation.


  • How has the international travel market evolved and which are the new emerging models?
  • How are the digital tools shaping the future of hospitality in Greece and abroad?
  • How is sustainability gaining ground a top priority for all sectors and is it expected to dominate further in the future?
  • Learn from top notch leaders of strong brands // Discover new insights and analysis // Meet and engage with sector’s pioneers

An inside view on challenges and opportunities in 2023 and beyond

  • 09.30 – 10.00:

    Προσέλευση-Εγγραφές // Registration

  • 10.00 – 10.15:

    Χαιρετισμοί // Opening Remarks

  • 10.15 – 11.00:

    1ο Πάνελ: Restarting Tourism: Η επόμενη μέρα του Τουρισμού και η συμβολή του Χρηματοπιστωτικού Κλάδου // 1st Panel Discussion: Restarting Tourism: The day after and the contribution of the financial sector

    • Δήμητρα Αρίδα, VP Marketing & Sales-Greece at Brown Hotels
    • Ιωάννης Κουλουμπής, Head of Purchasing Greece & Cyprus, TUI Group
    • Tηλέμαχος Γεωργάκης, Διευθυντής Εμπορικής Τραπεζικής, Alpha Bank
    • Μανόλης Κουτελιάς, Διευθυντής Επενδύσεων και Έργων, Noisis Development Consultants
    • Ξενοφών Πετρόπουλος, Διευθυντής Υπηρεσιών HTL, ΣΟΛ Crowe
  • 11.00 - 11.45:

    2ο Πάνελ: Ο Ψηφιακός Μετασχηματισμός του Τουρισμού // 2nd Panel Discussion: Digital Transformation & Tourism

    • Fulvio Giannetti, CEO and Head of Data Science, Lybra Tech
    • Δήμητρα Νικολή, C.O.O., Αnatolia Hospitality
    • Κατερίνα Σαντίκου, Founder & Managing Director, Workathlon
    • Δημήτρης Σερίφης, CEO, Nelios Hotel Digital Marketing Agency
  • 11.45 – 12.00
    Coffee Break
  • 12.00 – 12.30

    Συνέντευξη // Executive Interview

    • Dimitris Manikis - President EMEA, Whyndham Hotels & Resorts
  • 12.30 – 13.15

    Ανάπτυξη του Real Estate & Επενδυτικό Ρίσκο // The Real Estate Development & Investment Risk

    • Παναγιώτης Αναγνωστόπουλος, Senior Project Manager Real Estate, ΤΑΙΠΕΔ
    • Χρήστος Παναγιωτόπουλος Πρόεδρος, REDS (εταιρεία ανάπτυξης και διαχείρισης ακινήτων – μέλος του Ομίλου ΕΛΛΑΚΤΩΡ)
    • Ανδρέας Χίου, Πρόεδρος Δ.Σ. ΠΑ.ΣΥ.Δ.Α. (Πανελλήνιος Σύλλογος Διαχειριστών Ακινήτων)
  • 13.30 - 14.30

    Lunch & Networking



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