General Manager, Riverside Hotel
Heiko Dobrikow is a seasoned hotelier and business professional. His professional history takes him from organizations in Kansas to Monaco to South Florida with a few stops in between. In his current role as General Manager of the beautiful Riverside Hotel, he has striven to move the grand old dame of the of Las Olas Boulevard into the 21st Century while retaining the elegance and excellence of the Riverside experience.
His innovative keen sense of marketing and sales continues to create dynamic growth at the hotel - and makes him a wonderful asset to the Chamber. He has been an invaluable Trustee Member and Board Member. In his role as Vice Chair of Membership he has been instrumental in creating excitement among the Membership team and Staff. He is a results-oriented leader and the Seize the Value membership Campaign with its goal of 100 members in 100 days is proof of that.
Heiko often talks about the Chamber’s three part mantra – Engagement – Experience – Relevance. Every interaction with him is a perfect example.
In addition to his major role at the Chamber, Heiko has many affiliations:
President of the Florida Restaurant Lodging Association – Broward Chapter
Corporate Member of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance; Member of their International Action Team
Corporate Member of the Riverwalk Trust
Executive Board Member of the Winterfest Boat Parade
Executive Board member of the Greater Miami & Beaches Hotel Association
Member of the Downtown Fort Lauderdale Rotary Club
Member of the Fort Lauderdale Tower Club
Member of German American Business Council
His interests and hobbies include Motorcycling, Boating, Golf, Tennis, Cooking, Traveling, Concerts, Arts & Entertainment. Heiko lives with his wife - the love of his life - Elenice. They live in Miami Shores.