Speaker Profile

Nagi Morkos

Managing Partner, Hodema Consulting Services

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With over 20 years of experience in the hospitality and retail industries in the Gulf and the Middle East, Nagi Morkos heads a team of 20 multi-lingual professional consultants holding high degrees from renowned international hospitality and business universities with years of experience in a wide array of fields. He lived in Kuwait where he developed and managed a retail family business before returning to Beirut where he created, with local partners, the Circus restaurant-bar in Monot Street that he managed from 1997 until 2003 and which became a landmark on Beirut Food & Beverage scene.

Nagi also developed other restaurants and co-pioneered the launch of the beach resort trend in Lebanon in 1999 with the opening of the first trendy day and night venue, the Bamboo Bay-Circus in Jiyeh, South Lebanon. He has a wide scope of contacts with local and regional hospitality industry actors and with Lebanese press and is a contributing writer for various general and specialized magazines in Lebanon among which “Hospitality News” in English and “Le Commerce du Levant” in French.