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HVS Appoints MCI as Event Manager of Upcoming China Hotel Investment Conference 2010

HVS, the co-host and co-organiser of the China Hotel Investment Summits 2005 to 2009, is pleased to announce its arrangement with MCI China to coordinate the China Hotel Investment Conference (CHIC) 2010.

HVS, the co-host and co-organiser of the China Hotel Investment Summits 2005 to 2009, is pleased to announce its arrangement with MCI China to coordinate the China Hotel Investment Conference (CHIC) 2010.

MCI China is part of the MCI Group, one of the largest global event management groups with offices across Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Latin America. Its 37 offices organise or contribute to over 1,000 events per year, including high profile events such as the United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP15) and the 121st session of the International Olympic Committee. This year, MCI will manage the 15,000+ expected delegates attending the World Congress of Cardiology in Beijing as well as several small events taking place at the 2010 World Expo. MCI is recognised as a recommended supplier for event management at the World Expo.

“CHIC presents a great opportunity for all stakeholders in the hospitality industry to network, exchange best practices and ideas, explore opportunities and foster collaborations,” says HVS Asia Managing Director David Ling. “With MCI’s participation and the continued strong support from leaders of the hospitality industry in Asia, CHIC will be the most influential hotel investment conference in China.”

CHIC 2010 will be held May 12-14, 2010 at the newly opened flagship InterContinental Shanghai Puxi. The event will also coincide with the Shanghai World Expo, where visitors will have the opportunity to experience first-hand the latest innovations and showcase of different countries and cultures. To register or learn more about CHIC, please visit www.chinahotelconference.com

About HVS
HVS is the world’s leading consulting and services organisation focused on the hotel, restaurant, shared ownership, gaming, and leisure industries. Established in 1980, the company performs more than 2,000 assignments per year for virtually every major industry participant. HVS principals are regarded as the leading professionals in their respective regions of the globe. We are client driven, entrepreneurial, and dedicated to providing the best advice and services in a timely and cost-efficient manner. Through a worldwide network of 30 offices staffed by 400 seasoned industry professionals, HVS provides an unparalleled range of complementary services for the hospitality industry. For further information regarding our expertise and specifics about our services, please visit www.hvs.com

About MCI
Founded in 1987, MCI is one of the largest association, communications and event management groups operating in 37 locations worldwide. MCI is the thought-leader in building community around brands, products and services for companies and institutions. MCI employs 800 professionals and its budget under management by year end 2008 was 210 million Euros. In 2008, MCI’s Asian operations recorded an increase of 182% compared to 2007. To learn more about MCI’s global reach, visit: www.mci-group.com  

For further information, including photography requests, please contact:
Adeline Phua
Associate Director
HVS Global Hospitality Services, Shanghai
222 Yan’An East Road, Suite 3206C Bund Centre, Shanghai 200002, PR China
Phone: +86 21 5171 7001

Michele Sanvictores
Deputy Managing Director, China
MCI CHINA | Shanghai Office
Suite 2301, Wise Logic International Centre
66 North Shanxi Road
200041, PR China
Phone: +86 21 5116 0268 x 264