21TuesApril

All Day
Delegate arrivals
19:30 - 22:30HOTEL RESTAURANT & BAR
Welcome Networking Dinner
Vienna Hotel Bar

Join us on the opening night to kick-start your event networking and enjoy outstanding food and beverage from the team at the Intercontinental Vienna.

22WedApril

09:00 - 10:00 GRAND BALLROOM 1
Seminar Presentation: The Culinary Perspective
Tom Aiken Christian Knerr Jérôme Lacressonniere
Tom Aiken, Acclaimed British Chef and Restauranteur
Christian Knerr, Senior Director of Culinary, Europe – Marriott International
Jérôme Lacressonniere, Executive Chef & Director, DUCASSE Conseil

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10:00 - 10:15 GRAND BALLROOM FOYER
Collect Meetings Schedules & Coffee Break
10:15 - 12:40 GRAND BALLROOM 2-6
One-to-One Business Meetings
12:45 - 13:45 PARLOR RESTAURANT
Lunch
13:50 - 14:50 GRAND BALLROOM 1
Reinventing Luxury Restaurant Design for the 21st Century
Afroditi Krassa Federico Toresi
Afroditi Krassa, Creative Director – Afroditi Krassa
Federico Toresi, Vice President Design, Luxury Brands – Accor Hotels

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14:55 - 16:20 GRAND BALLROOM 2-6
One-to-One Business Meetings
16:20 - 16:35 GRAND BALLROOM FOYER
Coffee Break
16:35 - 18:00 GRAND BALLROOM 2-6
One-to-One Business Meetings
18:00 - 19:15
Free time
19:15 LOBBY
Meet in Lobby for transportation to dinner venue
19:30 - 22:30 PALAIS FERSTEL
Reception & Dinner at the Palais Ferstel
Palais Ferstel

Experience a wonderful evening networking and enjoying the historic Palais Ferstel, a grand Viennese ballroom with lots of atmosphere, elegance and a top-notch culinary team.

23ThursApril

09:00 - 10:00 GRAND BALLROOM 1
Bedrooms are Boring – Why F&B Matters
James Hacon
James Hacon, Chief Executive - Think Hospitality

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10:00 - 10:15 GRAND BALLROOM FOYER
Coffee Break
10:15 - 12:40 GRAND BALLROOM 2-6
One-to-One Business Meetings
12:45 - 13:45 PARLOR RESTAURANT
Lunch
13:50 - 14:50 GRAND BALLROOM 1
Sustainability & the Future Guest Experience
Robert Juntke Tommy Kleerekoper Anthony Worrall
Robert Juntke, Vice President Food & Beverage Design & Development, Europe – Marriott International
Tommy Kleerekoper, Founding Partner / Director – Tank
Anthony Worrall, Senior Regional Director food & Beverage UK, Ireland & Israel – Hilton Worldwide

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14:55 - 17:20 GRAND BALLROOM 2-6
One-to-One Business Meetings
17:20 - 20:00
Free time
20:00 - 23:00 PASTAMARA RESTAURANT & BAR – RITZ CARLTON VIENNA
Farewell Cocktail Party and Dinner
Pastamara

Join us at the Ritz Carlton Vienna for an exclusive farewell party with an outstanding array of Italian specialty food coupled with a fantastic bar serving innovative cocktails along with a curated list of wine and beer. The Ritz Carlton have promised to take us on an exquisite culinary journey as we celebrate the final night of the event and network with new colleagues and friends.

24FriApril

All Day
Delegate Departures