Example schedule from 2023

A ‘one of a kind’ urban experience for innovators at the cutting edge of contemporary hospitality, real estate and living.

Curated experiential urban expedition as we explore Lisbon; visiting some ground breaking hospitality and real estate properties:-

Smart Studios Santa Apolónia, coliving residences. Located by the riverside, in one of the most dynamic and interesting areas of Lisbon, a short distance from the eastern part of the city and the historic districts. Av. Infante Dom Henrique 89, 1900-263 Lisboa.

The Lumiares, this 5* boutique hotel offers spacious apartments, a rooftop bar and city spa. R. do Diário de Notícias 142, 1200-146 Lisboa.

Heden Rossio, a beautiful new coworking space literally attached to historic architecture of the Rossio Train Station. Largo do Duque de Cadaval 17 Fracção I, 1200-160 Lisboa.

The Vintage, a 5* hotel where one-off art & design can be found in every corner. R. Rodrigo da Fonseca, 2, 1250-191 Lisboa.

Lumino, a mixed use development of 300 urban residences alongside contemporary student living. Av. Sacadura Cabral 40, 1000-276 Lisboa.

Sociedade Comercial Abel Pereira da Fonseca, Marvila
Unicorn Factory Lisboa, Av. Infante Dom Henrique

A maximum of 50 places are available for the tours on Day 1!

Registrations will open 2 weeks prior to the event.

Confirmed 'RECHARGERS' only will receive an online sign up form link to complete to secure your place. 

More information to follow - WATCH THIS SPACE!

Please contact eme@internationalhospitality.media for more details.

 *Please note tour venues are subject to change.

After much exploring, we will be hosting a drinks reception, ensuring everyone can enjoy a quintessential taste of Lisbon, in the heart of the city.



Join us for a celebratory 'nightcap' and those that are more adventurous may wish to tour some of the hottest nightlife hubs post business hours in Lisbon.

Optional precharge activities, discover something new about your fellow RECHARGERS - designed to invigorate and set you up for the day ahead!

Choose from:

early morning jog to blow the cobwebs away with your host George Sell

cocktail masterclass start at 8am- how to make the perfect bloody mary cocktail (or virgin mary -it's 'dry' January after all) with your host Katie Houghton

Grab a coffee and pastry and reconvene with your peers, along with our sponsors and speakers to reconnect and do business.

RECHARGE is both the event’s manacle and its energetic spark - what do you want of your event? ask your hosts.

• Piers Brown, CEO, International Hospitality Media
• László Varga, co-founder, Heden & Spaceworks

Day 2 2023

Piers Brown

International Hospitality Media

Future tech - what kinds of technology will power the hospitality and real estate sectors in 2023 and beyond?
Hosted by Jessica Gillingham, founder, Abode Worldwide

• Markus Feller, CEO, LikeMagic
• Fausto Vieira da Silva, strategic accounts and RM partnerships, PriceLabs
• Maxime Leufroy-Murat, co-founder & CEO, Opago
• Filipa Leitão de Aguiar, founder and CEO, Rent4Rest

30 minutes to freshen up, grab a coffee and get ready for the morning's second half

What do post-pandemic business travellers want from their accommodation and how are their travel patterns and behaviours evolving?

Moderator: Eloise Hanson, Editor, Boutique Hotel News

• Richard Maurin, CEO, Charles Hope Apartments
• Jouke Baimaa, director, Corporate Housing Factory
• Pedro Filipe, head of sales Portugal, ALTIDO
• Nuno Trigo, co-founder, FEEL Porto

Day 2 2023

Eloise Hanson

Boutique Hotel News

Day 2 2023

Richard Maurin

Charles Hope Apartments

Day 2 2023

Jouke Baaima

ServicedApartments.nl and Corporate Housing Factory

Day 2 2023

Pedro Filipe


Day 2 2023

Nuno Jorge Trigo


Leo Colgan, co-founder and chief growth officer at IMS, talks about how the company and its clients across various asset classes have a shared common goal in making guest experience their primary focus.

Real estate investor, developer and operator Vita Group reveals the key findings from its Future Living Report, a major study of emerging living trends.

Presented by Rob Parker, Head of Vita Labs, Vita Group

Day 2 2023

Rob Parker

Vita Group

A look at the remarkable recent growth of and future prospects for the serviced apartment, aparthotel and extended stay sector.

Hosted by Vivi Himmel, CEO, AltoVita

• Samantha Sheridan, group commercial director, edyn
• Louis Bornens, head of development, acquisition and investment, France, Yays

It’s you! We discreetly introduce a few fellow RECHARGERS in the audience who might have some wise ideas to share over lunch

Optional tour of host venue whilst networking with peers over lunch

A group of leading real estate investors shre their views on a range of hospitality and real estate asset classes.

Hosted by George Sell, editor-in-chief, International Hospitality Media

• Natalia Nikola, head of serviced living, NREP
• André Tomaz Lopes, senior project manager, development, Round Hill Capital
• Andrew Harrington, principal, AHV Associates

Day 2 2023

George Sell

International Hospitality Media

Day 2 2023

André Tomaz Lopes

Round Hill Capital

Day 2 2023

Andrew Harrington

AHV Associates

How much importance do investors, operators and end users place on brands in the coliving, BTR, PBSA and later living markets?

Hosted by Paul Rands, managing director, Future of Hospitality Institute

• Yianni Tsitouras, founder and CEO, POHA House
• Florian Sonigo, co-founder, Vosenco

Day 2 2023

Paul Rands

PKF Hospitality Group

Day 2 2023

Yianni Tsitouras

POHA House

Day 2 2023

Florian Sonigo


At least 30 mins to RECHARGE and re-energise with a happy hour drink - non alcoholic options available

Workshop: the audience will be split in to groups, and tasked with creating a masterplan for a warehouse neighbourhood close to the Recharge location which is being prepared for redevelopment.

Hosted by László Varga, co-founder, Heden & Spaceworks


The teams present their concepts, with feedback from group leaders leaders, and we'll also see the actual development plans for the site.

Group leaders:
• Eloise Hanson, editor, Boutique Hotel News
• Paul Stevens, editor, Short Term Rentalz
• Sean Worker, founder, t5 Strategies

Day 2 2023

Eloise Hanson

Boutique Hotel News

Day 2 2023

Paul Stevens

Short Term Rentalz

Day 2 2023

Sean Worker

T5 Strategies

Sean Worker, founder of t5 Strategies, shares some inspiring examples of innovation in the real estate and sustainability space.

Day 2 2023

Sean Worker

T5 Strategies

Piers Brown, CEO, IHM

Day 2 2023

Piers Brown

International Hospitality Media

"Recharge is one of the best events we have attended. Everyone in the room is very focused on creating the best possible experience for their guest / resident. The result is huge engagement, energy, and passion from attendees. We have learnt a lot about the industry in the 2023 event which helps us bring more value and ultimately grow our business."

Denis Ahern, CEO, IMS

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