The Most Influential Hotel Investment Conference in China

The China Hotel Investment Conference is the most influential hotel investment conference in China. CHIC is the must-attend meeting platform for international hotel industry leaders and investors to network and negotiate deals.

  • CHIC Advisory Board which comprises over 30 of the most influential names in hospitality industry in the world.
  • An exclusive opportunity to meet and interact with the industry experts – CHIC notable speakers from China, Asia Pacific and other parts of the world will bring you the fresh insights and sharing their knowledge on a range of specialised hospitality business model.
  • Seniority of our delegates, CEOs of the major hotel chains bring their company’s senior executives and use our events as a platform from which to do business.
  • An internationalized platform – expected 500 delegates every year from over 28 countries.


Domestic, Regional and International Stakeholders

  • Real Estate Developers
  • Hotel Owners
  • Equity Investors
  • Bankers
  • Financiers
  • Hotel Management Companies
  • Government Agencies (Tourism, Planning and Investment)
  • Architects, Designers and Planners
  • Legal Advisors
  • Professional Advisors, Consultants and Suppliers


Sponsors and delegates at the previous CHIC can further testify to its claims of being the leading industry conference in China.

Nong Xia, Senior Vice President, Greater China Acquisitions & Development, Hyatt Hotels & Resorts
CHIC holds the key to writing a stimulating programme, gathering influential business leaders and facilitating an international information-sharing platform to address the challenges and needs of the hotel investment businesses. The networking opportunities are simply amazing! CHIC is definitely an integral part of any organisation's sponsorship strategy.
Kent Sun, Regional Vice President, Development, Greater China, IHG
HVS has been our preferred partner for seven years. The continual improved value of CHIC is what keeps our long-standing partnership going. We relish the opportunities to meet with the 'who's who in the industry and keep abreast of industry trends each year!
Melanie Li Yuan Yuan, Deputy General Manager, Development Department, Wanda Hotel Investment & Development Co., Ltd
I would definitely recommend attending CHIC. I was extremely impressed by the quality of speakers as well as the unlimited networking opportunities available at CHIC 2010. I am confident that the "take-aways" from this event will help me greatly in my course of work.
Amanda Kwan, Senior Manager, Hotel & Club Management Department, Shenzhen Top Spring Business And Investment Management Co. Ltd.
The annual CHIC always benefits us a lot. This event has become an excellent channel for connecting domestic and international hotel pioneers and created a high-end platform for hospitability industry, leading hotel investors and hotel-related companies to share achievements. I sincerely wish the CHIC a splendid future.
Jun Pan, Commercial Department – General Manager, Gemdale Corporation East China Real Estate Company
The annual CHIC organised by HVS is the networking conference on the international hospitality leaders’ event calendar, connecting hotel developers and operators to explore new ideas and develop opportunities. It allows us to hear the voice of authorities from the hospitability industry and catch the updated news on China’s hospitability.
Robert Zheng, Director of Development, Asia Pacific, WATG
CHIC is a professional and well-organised event. It is a really international event with the international faces it attracts. Key industry leaders delivered perspectives of great diversity. The networking sessions are also very useful to meet new business contacts and old friends. All these contributed to a very rewarding experience for me. I would say that it was a great success!



    HVS is the world’s leading consulting and services organisation focused on the hotel, mixed-use, shared ownership, gaming, and leisure industries. Established in 1980, the company performs 4500+ assignments each year for hotel and real estate owners, operators, and developers worldwide. HVS principals are regarded as the leading experts in their respective regions of the globe. Through a network of more than 35 offices and 450 professionals, HVS provides an unparalleled range of complementary services for the hospitality industry.

    HVS Asia Pacific is represented by its offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Hong Kong, Bangkok, Singapore and New Delhi. Through its four offices in Greater China, HVS has appraised or advised on existing hotels and resorts, as well as development projects located in more than 150 cities and resort markets across China. HVS also hosts three of the main annual industry events in the region, namely the China Hotel Investment Conference (CHIC), Hotel Investment Conference - South Asia (HICSA) and the Tourism, Hotel Investment & Networking Conference (THINC) Indonesia. The China Hotel Investment Conference (CHIC), now in its 12th year, is widely regarded as the most influential hotel investment conference in the region. The 11th edition of the conference brought together close to 450 distinguished hospitality leaders and industry stalwarts from across 12 countries.

    Additionally, HVS publishes a wide range of leading research reports, articles and surveys on all aspects of hospitality, including hotel valuations, investing, lending, operations, asset management and sales & marketing, among others.

    For further information, please visit HVS.com

  • HOST

    CTA aims to establish itself as "think tank of the government, brainpower of the industry and highland of the academia specialized in promoting the development and international exchange of the Chinese tourism industry", by focusing on researches on basic theories, policies as well as key and difficult issues concerning the development of tourism, studying, compiling and verifying tourism development plans, providing technical support to the inspection of tourism development plans submitted by local governments, organizing the training of high-level and professional talents in the tourism field and managing international and domestic academic exchanges.


    Founded in 1964, Beijing International Studies University is a key nationwide renowned university of higher education and has developed into a multi-disciplinary university incorporating the liberal arts, management, economics and law, with the specialties of foreign languages and tourism as its most distinguishing features. The university is now a leading player for the tourism and hospitality industry in China.

    Aware of the importance of international cooperation, Beijing International Studies University maintains exchange programs with more than 60 universities in Japan, the USA, Germany, France, Australia, Russia and Canada, among others.