Your essential guide to networking at IHIF


IHIF Networking Intro

Meet more investors, owners, and developers than at any other hotel investment event in EMEA. 

With 2,500+ attendees, you’ll create connections across the whole hospitality ecosystem. Experience in-person and online networking opportunities, with breaks throughout the day, dedicated investors lounge, our exclusive IHIF mobile event app, and more.

This is your chance to connect with the most influential and dynamic players in hospitality investment… and their chance to connect with you. 

In-person networking opportunities include:

Evening events

Two evening events including a Welcome Reception and Gala Networking Reception


Lunchtime events

Two lunchtime events hosted in the IHIF exhibition and/or ballroom


First-timers' reception

First-timers' reception for delegates new to IHIF. This event is RSVP only, so please email [email protected] if you are interested in attending. 

Enjoy a break between sessions to connect with peers and established new connections.

Our planned breaks and receptions offer a relaxed setting for sharing ideas, fostering collaborations, accessing capital, and further strengthening your position you within the hospitality community.

Seize the opportunity to meet almost every global hotel chain alongside representatives from every sector of the hospitality investment industry, all in one convenient location.

IHIF Networking Tech Hub
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Explore the exhibition floor and dedicated areas for specialist hospitality companies.

Discover how existing and emerging companies in the tech, ESG, F&B, and the alternative space can help you power up your business.

Keep ahead of technology and ESG practices, and improve F&B offers to boost customer satisfaction and profitability. Future-proof your business by increasing financial viability and improving asset management.

Stay connected before, during, and after the event with the IHIF networking and event app.

Connect with fellow attendees, arrange meetings, access sponsors' virtual exhibition stands and exhibitors' profiles, and manage the complete conference programme while on the move.

With the IHIF mobile event app you can now stay connected before, during, and after the event, nurturing connections throughout the year. Engage real-time with Q&A and polls and receive event notifications to make sure you don't miss anything.


  • Agenda: View the entire event agenda and create your own personal agenda
  • Speakers: See the profiles of the event’s speakers
  • Q&A & Polls: Interact and voice your questions and opinions in real-time at the event via their virtual stands, view their products and services and downloadable assets
  • Announcements: You'll be notified when we send out announcements live at the event
  • Networkers: See who else is coming to the event, and find out what they are interested in
  • Sponsors: Learn more about the event’s incredible sponsors 

Please note: the platform is for registered IHIF attendees only.

IHIF2024 mobile app screen