Berlin Economic Forum 2015

"Innovative Nation Branding: Creative Economies, Sustainable Tourism & Responsible Foreign Investments"

Held Parallel to the Berlin International Tourism Trade Fair (ITB)
(International Conference, Berlin; March 4th - 7th, 2015)

Forum Speakers

Speakers for the Forum include:

  • Dr. Abdulrahman Alhumedhi
    Cultural Attaché, Embassy of Saudi Arabia to Germany
  • Ajay Prakash 
    President, Institute of Planning & Technology India; Chief Executive, Nomad Travels
  • Anita Mendiratta
    Founder & Managing Director, CACHET Consulting
  • Aurélie Debusschère
    Photographer & Artist
  • Camille Hoheb
    Founder & Managing Director, Wellness Tourism Worldwide
  • The Hon. Minister Chaudary Muhammad Barjees Tahir
    Federal Minister for Kashmir/Gilgit Baltistan, Pakistan
  • Minister Darko Lorencin
    Minister of Tourism of Croatia
  • H. E. Amb. Edouard Bizimana 
    Ambassador of Burundi to Germany
  • Minister Edward Zammit Lewis
    Minister of Tourism of Malta
  • H. E. Amb. Elizabeth Salguero Carrillo
    Ambassador of Bolivia to Germany
  • Frederike Wolter
  • George Chogovadze 
    Head of Administration, Brand Development Department, Georgian National Tourism Administration
  • H. E. Amb. Gunnar Snorri Gunnarsson
    Ambassador of Iceland to Germany
  • Inga Hlin Palsdottir
    Director, Tourism & Creative Industries, Promote Iceland
  • Prof. Dr. Ioan-Aurel Pop
    Rector, Babes-Bolyai University
  • Karmen Mentil  
    Alpine Pearls Tourism Consulting
  • H. E. Amb. Karunatilaka Amunugama   
    Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Germany
  • The Hon. Minister Lahcen Haddad
    Minister of Tourism of Morocco
  • Maria Stylianou Michaelidou
    Manager, Limassol Tourism Board, Cyprus
  • The Hon. Minister Navin Dissanayake 
    Minister of Tourism and Sports Sri Lanka
  • Vice Minister Patricia San Pablo
    Vice Minister of Tourism of Bolivia
  • Patrick Saint Hilaire
    Chargé d'Affaires, Embassy of Haiti to Germany
  • H. E. Amb. Ramón Custodio Espinoza
    Ambassador of Honduras to Germany
  • H. E. Amb. Ranko Vilovic
    Ambassador of Croatia to Germany
  • Rohana Athukorala 
    Chairman, Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau
  • Samuel Mugisha
    Managing Director, BIC Tours Ltd
  • The Hon. Minister Stéphanie Balmir Villedrouin
    Ministry on Tourism and Creative Industries of Haiti
  • Secretary General Taleb Rifai
    Secretary General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)
  • Prof. Dr. Vasile Puscas
    Jean Monnet Ad Personam Chair, Faculty of European Studies, Babes-Bolyai University; Former Romanian Minister for European Affairs
  • Wilhelm K. Weber
    Partner, SHS Swiss Hospitality Solutions AG