NewsMarch 17, 2017

2017 ISHC Young Leader Award presented to Director Acquisitions & Strategy for MEININGER Hotels at IHIF in Berlin

Berlin, Germany (16 March 2017): The International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC) in partnership with Questex Hospitality Group, presented the Young Leader Award to a Eva Bachmann, Director Acquisitions & Strategy of MEININGER Hotels at the IHIF conference, attended by over 2,000 hospitality and tourism decision-makers from over 80 countries.

Upon receiving the award, Eva commented, “It is a great privilege to be recognised for my contributions to an industry which I am truly passionate about. I am equally humbled and delighted to have won the 2017 Young Leader Award.”

The Young Leader Award was established by ISHC and IHIF in 2009 to recognise and celebrate the excellence of young emerging leaders in the hospitality industry. Nominees for the award must be 35 years of age or younger whose contributions are already making an impact on the hospitality industry.

“It is important to our members to give back to the industry and be part of IHIF. We are delighted to present Eva with the Young Leader Award as a shining example of someone who is passionate about the hospitality industry and already making an incredible impact through her career. ISHC is proud to continue this partnership with IHIF to recognise and encourage the future leaders of our industry.”

Tess Pearson, Event Director, Questex Hospitality Group, hosts of IHIF commented, “Eva is a remarkable young woman shaping the future of the hospitality industry. Her achievements to date are outstanding and very deserving of this high profile recognition. We wish her every success for the future.”


About ISHC

The International Society of Hospitality Consultants is truly The Leading Source for Global Hospitality Expertise, represented by over two hundred of the industry’s most respected professionals from across six continents. Collectively, ISHC members provide expert services in over fifty functional areas and have specialized skills in virtually every segment of the hospitality industry. ISHC is dedicated to promoting the highest quality of professional consulting standards and practices for the hospitality industry. Candidates undergo a rigorous screening process, ensuring that all ISHC members have a reputation of integrity and are qualified by their experience, training and knowledge to develop and express sound judgment on industry issues. Additional information about the organization, along with a directory of ISHC members, is available on the ISHC website at       

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Phone: +1.678.735.9453

About Questex Hospitality Group 

Questex Hospitality Group serves the worldwide hospitality, travel and related industries that together contribute over $6 trillion to global GDP. Through our innovative platform of targeted solutions, the group serves the sector’s entire ecosystem from tourism and hotel development and investment to hotel design, purchasing, management and operations. The Questex Hospitality+Travel Group serves every B2B segment of the industry via our proven demand generation, learning, loyalty and rewards solutions as well as our network of live events. For more information visit