International Business Council Announces location and agenda for its 2015 Summit
International Business Council (IBC) has announced that it will host the Leaders in HORECA CEE and CIS 2015 Summit on November 26 and 27 in Prague, Czech Republic. Leaders in HORECA is part of the Leaders in Hospitality series which was recently hosted in Budapest, Hungary and Dubai, UAE this spring. Countries like Poland and Romania, who are the leaders in Central Europe in the Food and Beverage sector, understand the demand for food and beverage in the region is high and has seen growth in the restaurant and HORECA businesses.
Leaders in HORECA has gained endorsement from the Ministry of Regional Development CZ, The Czech Chamber of Commerce, The Czech Confederation of Commerce and Tourism as well as from many international Hotel and Restaurant Associations. The Leaders in HORECA summit will provide a forum with an array of expertise and insight on regional market growth, industry trends and new concepts. Panelists include vice president of Food and Beverage, Europe, Intercontinental Hotel Group, Simon Burdess; Jose Avilles, owner and chef of the Belcanto Restaurant in Lisbon which has received two Michelin Stars; Nils Jebens, the owner of Kampa Group in Prague and Philip Mahoney, the vice president of Food and Beverage from Carlon Rezidor Hotel Group.
Discussion of new concepts in the HORECA Industry will gather over 200 industry business leaders, C-level hospitality & food serving professionals, restaurateurs, café, club owners, and government authorities as well as investors from across the region. The summit aims to inspire growth and to explore the potential that the region can offer. Leaders in HORECA CEE and CIS is the only event in the region that is dedicated to exploring the growing opportunities in the regional HORECA & Food Serving industry. Leaders in HORECA will provide a platform for this wide range of industry professionals to discuss challenges, new ideas and successes.