About Us

Hotel & Catering News Middle East is the region’s leading source for industry knowledge, bringing readers the latest in both sectors. The publication, along with its digital platforms and largescale events for professionals, offer in-depth insights into a wide variety of trends and topics that are relevant to today’s hoteliers,caterers, suppliers, experts and stakeholders.

Tracking news and developments in the hotel and catering markets, including in-depth analysis on key issues and exclusive interviews with the top industry names, Hotel & Catering News ME is an invaluable source for keeping up to date with trends.

In addition to providing news and exclusive interviews, comment and analysis, debate and examples of best practice and innovation, the publication and its platforms support the industry and drive its news agenda with reports and research.

Targeting professionals holding senior and executive roles in the region’s burgeoning hotel and serviced apartment markets, hospitality specialists responsible for the operations of international hotel chains and decision-makers in hotel-based outlets, standalone restaurants, mass catering companies, fast food chains and the franchise market, Hotel & Catering News ME is an

invaluable resource for regional and global industry knowledge. On a mission to provide and share B2B knowledge with the aim of helping professionals achieve their goals, Hotel & Catering News ME accomplishes this by providing highvalue information and research through robust online and print journalism as well as producing innovative events and prestigious awards.

Hotel & Catering News ME is published by BNC Publishing, which is headquartered in Dubai with three offices operating across the emirate.

The Event

It is no secret that Dubai’s tourism industry is built on strong foundations, reinforced by its location, the local government’s support, extensive investment, attractive regional offerings and initiatives. One of the most visited cities in the world, its hospitality sector is a vector for growth.

Dubai’s hospitality performance remains resilient, with KPMG studies showing that occupancy levels are among the highest in the world (78%). The tourism and hospitality sector is critical to Dubai’s economic future: it is predicted to sustain its share of the emirate’s GDP at 10% over the next ten years. The emirate’s Expo 2020 agenda has driven considerable

activity and investment in the sector. Now that a number of commitments are underway, it is important that participants in the industry begin thinking about the future, to ensure the success of Dubai’s hospitality industry beyond Expo 2020.

Hotel & Catering News Middle East’s GM Leaders Conference 2020 is expected to attract more than 200 general managers and hospitality professionals from across the region to discuss the challenges, trends and opportunities. Our panels of experts will discuss some of the most pressing topics, including changing industry dynamics amid the rise of midscale properties, women in leadership, redefining luxury and contemporary offerings,

promoting hotels in light of new social media rules and more. We will also have expert panels that will address what the actual effect of Expo 2020 will be on hotels in the GCC as we move closer to the global happening, in addition to a keynote speech with extensive insights on the ever-evolving market. Moreover, the GM Leaders Conference will provide professionals with unrivalled networking opportunities, along with a showcase of the latest products from top suppliers.

To find out more about sponsorship opportunities, please email samer@bncpublishing.net. For speaker opportunities, you can get in touch with dina@bncpublishing.net.

Agenda

Sponsorship

Commercial Opportunities and Exposure

Platinum Ally

  • Onsite product branding
  • Placement of logo on all the event’s marketing collaterals preceding the event
  • Placement of logo in event email shots to the Hotel News ME mailing list
  • Mentions in press releases and subsequent published materials, including pre- and post-event
  • coverage to be featured online and dispersed via relevant social media, and pre- and post-event coverage in print
  • Social media Platinum Ally placement
  • Placement of logo on event print and digital invitations as platinum sponsor
  • Placement of logo on event site branding as platinum sponsor
  • Ally seating accommodating 2 full tables for the Platinum Ally for 20 guests
  • Video footage and imagery of the event released for promotional usage
  • 6 full print pages to be used at your discretion within a period of six months in any edition of Hotel News ME

Gold Ally

  • Placement of logo on all the event’s marketing collaterals preceding the event by 1 months
  • Placement of logo in event email shots to the Hotel News ME mailing list
  • Mentions in press releases and subsequent published materials, including pre- and post-event coverage to be featured online and dispersed via relevant social media, and pre- and post-event coverage in print
  • Social media placement mentions on Hotel News ME platforms
  • Placement of logo on event print and digital invitations as Gold Sponsor
  • Placement of logo on event site branding as Gold Sponsor
  • Ally seating accommodating 1 Full table the Gold Ally for 10 guests
  • Video footage and imagery of the event released for promotional usage
  • 4 Full print pages in Hotel News to be used at your discretion within a period of 4 months in any edition of Hotel News ME

Silver Ally

  • Placement of logo on all the event’s marketing collaterals preceding the event by 1 months
  • Mentions in press releases and subsequent published materials, including pre and post-event coverage to be featured online and dispersed via relevant social media, and pre- and post-event coverage in print
  • Placement of logo on event print and digital invitations as Silver sponsor
  • Placement of logo on event site branding as Silver sponsor
  • Ally seating accommodating one table for the Silver Ally for 6 guests
  • Video footage and imagery of the event released for promotional usage
  • 3 Full print pages in Hotel News to be used at your discretion within a period of 3 months in any edition of Hotel News ME

Exhibitor

  • Onsite product branding alternatives with display stand
  • Placement of logo on all the event’s marketing collaterals preceding the event
  • Mentions in press releases and subsequent published materials, including pre and post-event coverage to be featured online and dispersed via relevant social media, and pre- and post-event coverage in print
  • Placement of logo on event print and digital invitations as a category sponsor
  • Placement of logo on event site branding as a category sponsor
  • Ally seating accommodating one table for 4 guests
  • Video footage and imagery of the event released for promotional usage
  • 1 Full print page in Hotel News to be used at your discretion within any edition of Hotel News ME

Contact us

Sponsorship enquiries:

Samer Alloush

Group Commercial Director

Mobile: +971 55 776 4670

Landline: +971 4 4200506

Email: Samer@bncpublishing.net

Speaking enquiries:

Dina Maaty

Editor

Landline: +971 4 4200506

Email: Dina@bncpublishing.net