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24-25 JULY 2019
ICC Sydney Exhibition Centre
Darling Harbour, Sydney

CALL FOR SPEAKERS

Are you a thought leader or expert in the business of running and operating hotel and accommodation business functions? Do you have practical insights you can share that will help propel our industry forwards? If so, please read this page in detail and complete the form at the end.

Our call for speakers presents an opportunity to share your knowledge and experience at the largest event in Australia for hotel and accommodation professionals. If you’re at the forefront of your craft and are willing to impart your learnings with the industry we’d love to hear from you.

We have 7 themes running across 4 purpose built seminar theatres running throughout the two exhibition days dedicated to Hotel Leader, Small Hoteliers, Hotel Marketing, Restaurants, Revenue & Distribution, Hotel Engineering & Maintenance, and Design.

What are we looking for? 

We’re on the lookout for presentations that are new, haven’t been delivered previously and are insightful and packed full of practical, tactical takeaways for the audience. We want to drive change and better performance industry wide. We want to share wins and the path to success so that your peers can implement similar strategies in their businesses.

We want fresh insights, case studies, live debates, powerful panels, deep dive how-to stories, project journeys. Ultimately if you got something highly valuable to share and are willing we want to hear about it.

 

Hotel Leaders Summit
Where the leaders will share insight, talk disruption, inspire and challenge visitors. Delve into the issues facing our industry today, discuss what can we expect to see on the horizon and how to strategise accordingly.

Small Hotelier Summit
Created for owner/operators and small property managers that don’t have layers and teams across business functions, the program strives to help them understand and implement everything from navigating OTAs, to capturing and leveraging reviews, driving higher occupancy, managing guest expectations and experience, to energy management, and ultimately boosting their bottom line.

Hotel Marketing Summit
Customer expectations are on the rise, and reaching and capturing the attention of prospective guests getting harder. This summit aims to provide expertise, hot tips and big ideas to excel hotel marketing strategies from mediocre to mastermind.

Restaurant Reinvented Summit
There’s never been more pressure and opportunity to capitalise on hotel restaurant and bar revenues. Share your insights on how to become a destination for locals, drive more reservations from hotel guests and dazzle them all with an unforgettable dining experience.

Revenue + Distribution Summit
Built for revenue and distribution professionals juggling channel costs, revenue leakage, shifting customer journeys, and a changing distribution landscape including voice, AI, VR and AR.

Hotel Engineering & Maintenance Summit
Developed for the individuals challenged not just with running a property and solving it’s operating issues, but optimising performance in the face of rising costs, sustainability requirements and owner expectations. Share ideas, inspiration and success stories.

NoVacancy Design Talks
Created for those who influence or lead the style and design of properties, the program is dedicated to the latest in contemporary design and guest experience. Share your vision, thought process, case studies and approaches to astounding hospitality design.

 

 

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