‘My thanks to you all for your support and assistance in enabling me to participate in what seems to be another very successful AHC – probably the best ever. It’s always rewarding and so satisfying to work with a professional event organizing team...I look forward to an even more exhilarating future for the AHC.’
Michael Hirst, CBRE Hotels
"The AHC is one of the best networking events for hospitality professionals in the UK. Dedicated time in the programme for networking really makes it stand out from so many of the other conferences out there. I made some great new connections as well as caught up with existing industry colleagues and friends. I will definitely be back!"
Ciara Crossan, Founder & CEO, WeddingDates
I think this was a fantastic event, so thank you for inviting us to participate. It was a honor for us to be part of the event and I hope we did our small share…I think one of the great things about this event is having different branches of the industry in one place and so the big challenge, in my view, is to put the right people in contact. –
Joao Trindade, GuestCentric
It was a great day, very insightful and a brilliant network of people.
Penny Brewer, Director of Marketing, South Place Hotel
‘I did enjoy the event very much. It is very well organized...and incredibly well attended. As the saying goes, 'what's not to like'!’
Trevor Williams, Economist, University of Derby
“For me, the value of a conference often turns on whether I have made just one really useful contact, or learnt a single incisive piece of information or advice that could transform my business, and the AHC has never failed me.”
Robert Nadler, CEO, Nadler Hotels
“The AHC started as a mild flirtation and has become a full-blown love affair. I confess I’m hooked and unable to get through any October without attending to get my annual fix. You should try it, it’s addictive”.
Robin Sheppard, Chairman, Bespoke Hotels
'Attending the conference really helped with my understanding of the business which helped to make my dream a reality.'
Al Malik MBA, Managing Director, Remarkable Hotels UK Ltd
“The AHC provides information, inspiration and ideas all under one roof! As an independent hotelier it is not something I would want to miss”
Nicholas Dickinson, Director, Congham Hall
'The AHC is a firm fixture in my diary every year. The conference is always extremely engaging and productive with excellent networking opportunities. For several years now, it’s been the best UK hotel conference and yet each year, it keeps getting better.'
Alan Gordon, Director, AM:PM
'Congratulations to you and all the team on a very successful event – I can't believe how it has grown in the two years since I last attended'
Matt Turner, Editor, Sleeper Magazine
'I think you do a good job of picking current trends and challenges in the industry because all your speakers and hosts are on the ground in our industry - keep it that way - it is relevant and real. Well done'
Matthew Welbourn, Managing Director, Akkeron Hotels
'The AHC was very much of a success and exceeded our expectations...thank you very much for a fabulous day!'
Jordan Vincent, Manchester Marble
"The AHC provides us with a great opportunity to network with colleagues in the industry and the keynote speakers always gives us an informative insight into trends for the future across a wide range of subjects. We will be back next year"
Phelim Pekaar, Managing Director, p3
'I thought that the AHC was fantastic, it was the best yet. Well done to you and your team'
Martin Davis, Director, Christie + Co
‘I’ve heard from colleagues, industry contacts and former colleagues that AHC is a great event which is well attended and taken very seriously by the UK hotel industry, so I'd love to get involved in this event.'
Justin Lanzkron, Asset Manager - Hotels, Topland Group of Companies
'Thank you so much for having us. It was a great event – really interesting sessions and speakers. And exceptionally executed. Many Thanks.'
Miranda Martin, Event Manager, Independent Hotel Show
'Well done again. Great conference, really good buzz, some strong speakers (especially liked Kevin Roberts and David Bailey’s sessions).'
Martin Evans, Managing Director, The Tourism Business
"In recent years the AHC has firmly established itself as the premier conference for the UK hotel industry. For Carlson Rezidor, it is the ideal opportunity to meet key players, learn about trends in the industry, and gather insights into what the future holds. If we could sponsor and attend only one conference per year in the UK, this would be our choice."
Peter Till, Head of Development, UK, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group
"As a leading hotel management company with an unrivalled track record in enhancing hotel owners' returns, Focus Hotels Management recognises the importance of AHC as the UK's foremost event that brings together the industry's leaders, influencers and decision makers to share information, advise on future trends and provide an effective networking forum. Focus Hotels Management is delighted to be sponsoring AHC in 2014 for the 3rd consecutive year."
Peter Cashman, Chief Executive, Focus Hotel Management Limited
"It is our 6th year and by far the best yet. The content was relevant, the speakers engaging,the networking excellent, the hotel raised their game on the food quality this year also! You can count us in for next year and our continued support and commitment to the AHC. Many congratulations once again, a triumph!"
Robert Crook, Managing Director, Interstate Hotels & Resorts UK
"Better than I could have hoped"
Thomas Magnuson, CEO Magnuson Hotels and GHX