Speaker Profile

Manfred Ronstedt

CEO, Ronstedt Hotel Concepts

Education : Graduation from the School of Architecture and Civil Engineering in Hanover as Dipl. Ing. Architecture and as Dipl. Ing. Civil Engineering.

Professional Experience:   

by 1987  General Manager of "Standardstahl", a developer and general contractor for commercial buildings, offices, shopping centres and hotels.

1987  Establishment of the company "PCG" together with his late wife Brigitte, an interior and textile designer.

1987-2013  Planning of more than 200 hotels, shopping malls and office buildings. Specialisation in hotels. First major contracts were the planning of all Sony branche office buildings throughout Germany and of 12 hotels for the Senator Hotel Company, branded as Holiday Inn and Best Western Hotels.

2001-2013  Beside ongoing works in Germany, projects in Russia, Ukraine and Kazakhstan for local developers. Other countries of hotel projects were Romania, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Moldova, Switzerland and Austria.

2003/2005  Award "Hotel of the year", “World’s 100 sexiest hotels” and “World’s 100 top hotel bars” for the Hilton Koeln

2011  Publication of "Hotelbauten – Handbuch und Planungs- nungshilfe“, Germany’s first specialist book on hotel construction and building design. Award “Hotel of the Year” for Ramada Pitesti in Romania

Since 2013  Concept design of hotels and consulting with Ronstedt hotel concepts in Magdeburg throughout the D-A-CH-countries and beyond.

2014  Presenting the 1. German Congress of Hotel Design with the ‘hotel bath’ as the main topic.

          2nd revised and extended Edition of a hotel construc-tion and design manual issued in three editions in German, English and Russian language.

Since 2015  Anually organization and moderation of the Hotelplanungstag D-A-CH, Salzburg/Austria

Manfred Ronstedt is a member of the IKN Chamber of Engineers of the state of Lower Saxony(Germany), the CRB (Centre suisse d’etudes pour la rationalisation de la construction) of the FCSI Foodservice Consultants Society International and the DVP Deutscher Verband der Projektmanager He works on expert opinions about hotel premises for international hotel companies, giving lectures at international conferences and symposia concerning hotel development and hotel planning. In his quality time he likes to travel to get excitations for any kind of design. He is working on a new specialist book about interior design of hotels.