The 8th edition of the Hotel & Tourism Investment Forum (HTIF), the largest and most influential hospitality conference in Bulgaria will take place on October 17, 2023 at Grand Hotel Millennium Sofia. The event will again get together more than 350 hotel owners, investors and executives, as well as travel professionals, architects and designers, suppliers, official guests, and media.

HTIF 2023 Event Partners






Program Highlights

  • Travel and Tourism 2023/2024: International trends, source markets, what are the opportunities for Bulgaria? 
  • View from the top: A conversation with hotel investors and executives about the business climate in 2023 and beyond
  • AI, robots, Big Data, IoT, Blockchain: What are the most promising technology innovations in the hotel industry and how to make the most of them, today?
  • How hotel design can add value to a better guest experience: ideas and case studies
  • Revenue management trends: How to increase revenue by optimizing hotel rates and occupancy?
  • Building a strong employer brand: What are the roles of the hotel owner, GM, and team?
  • …and more

Working languages: English and Bulgarian. Simultaneous interpretation will be provided. 

Your prospect clients will be here

With over 1,500 bilateral meetings held during the event, the Hotel & Tourism Investment Forum has proven over the years to be a solid networking platform for hotel and hotel group owners, investors and executives on one hand and leading hotel suppliers on the other.

Delegate Profile

  • Hotel owners, investors and executives (65%)
  • Architects and interior designers (10%)
  • Suppliers (20%)
  • Tour operators, airlines, official guests (5%)




  • Receive firsthand information on the recent trends and opportunities in the hospitality business.
  • Hear from top investors, professionals and experts.
  • Opportunity to boost your brand awareness
  • Direct contacts with representatives of a precisely selected target group – over 350 owners and executives of hotels and hotel groups.
  • Opportunities to prearrange meetings with people that matter via the Business Connector – our networking and matchmaking platform.
  • Spark your business creativity thanks to the unprecedented mix of knowledge, innovation and networking opportunities at the forum.

Flashback to HTIF 2022


“The conference was of benefit to me, and I picked up several pieces of information I can use going forward.”

Marybelle Arnett, Vice President, Development, Central & Eastern Europe, Hilton (HTIF 2018)

“Well done, a great conference! A lot of big hitters on the stage today, and it was good to see some familiar faces.”

Richard Jones, Director, Real Estate Deals, PwC | Real Estate (HTIF 2019)

“The event was very well attended and the content was very good. I attend a lot of events and this was very well organized and super professional.”

RJ Friedlander, Founder, ReviewPro (HTIF 2018)

“Thank you very much for inviting me to this great event.”

David Nath, Partner, Head of Hospitality CEE, Cushman & Wakefield (HTIF 2018)

“(The Forum) was very good, and I found the audience very interesting.”

Frank Reul, Head of Development, Accor Eastern Europe (HTIF 2018)

“I am confident you will prepare nice surprises for the following editions, too.”

Horatiu Tudori, Senior Lecturer, EHL (HTIF 2019)

“Congratulation on the successful event and I am looking forward to the conference next year.”

Jakub Klimczak, Business Development Manager, STR (HTIF 2019)

Get a glimpse of the previous editions