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2017 ATHOC Conference Program

 

FINAL PROGRAM - Click here to download PDF

"Bridging the Gap"

Mantra Salt at Kingscliff


MONDAY 4th SEPTEMBER 2017 


ATHOC Board Report from 4pm with the AGM beginning at 5.00pm

ATHOC Conference Welcome party from 5.30pm - 7.30pm at Salt Bean Cafe

TUESDAY 5th SEPTEMBER 2017 

All day sessions

ICE Breaker Party 5.30pm - 7.30pm Kingscliff

WEDNESDAY 6th SEPTEMBER 2017

All day sessions

Conference Dinner and Awards Night at Salt Bar Terrace - 7.00pm - 10.30pm

DRAFT - SOME SESSION TIMES MAY VARY

MONDAY 4th  SEPTEMBER 2017

 

TIME

SPEAKER TOPIC

4.00 - 5.30pm


ATHOC Board Report followed by the AGM starting at 5.00pm

5.30 - 7.30pm

 

Welcome Drinks at Salt Bean Cafe

TUESDAY 5th SEPTEMBER 2017

TIME SPEAKER TOPIC
9.00 - 9.30am

Carole Smith
ATHOC President

Welcome
9.30 - 10.00am

Barry Robinson, Wyndham Vacation Resorts Asia Pacific; Jonathan Mills, RCI Asia Pacific; Francis Taylor, Dial An Exchange; Peter Vanderhorst, @Work International

Global Industry Changes
An update on some of the exciting changes that are taking place througout the Timeshare Industry


10.00 - 10.30am

Julian Clark
CEO, Lancemore Group and President, Accommodation Association of Australia Board

What We Can Learn From Boutique Hotels

10.30 - 11.00amMorning Tea


11.00 - 11.30am

Richard Munro
CEO, Accommodation Association of Australia

Accommodation Association Update

11.30 - 12.00pm

Tim Weidman
Partner, McCullough Robertson Lawyers

Key Issues Likely to be Implemented by ASIC From Their Review of Sunsetting Clauses in the RG160 Timeshare Policy

12.00 - 12.30pm

Greg Clerk
Head of Investment Strategy, Hostplus

The Underlying Issue of the Global Economy

12.30 - 2.00pmLunch Sponsored by RCI
2.00 - 2.30pm

Lindsay Leeser - VP Development and VP of Franchise Operations Pacific Region, Accor Hotels

Hotel Brands and How They Fuel Growth in Hotel Development

2.30 - 3.00pm

Stuart Sandford
Senior Director Property Development & Technical Services; Property Development, Wyndham Vacation Resorts Asia Pacific


Development of New Resorts and What is Put Into These Resorts to Attract Owners
3.00 - 3.30pmAfternoon Tea
3.30 - 5.30pmGet Your Feet Naked!

Industry Building!

5.30 - 7.30pmICE Breaker PartyKingscliff

WEDNESDAY 6th SEPTEMBER 2017

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TIME SPEAKER TOPIC
8.45 - 9.45am

CEO Panel: Barry Robinson, Wyndham Vacation Resorts Asia Pacific; Craig Wood, Accor Vacation Club; Ramy Filo, Classic Holidays; Mark Henry, ULTIQA; Dom Albanese, Marriott Vacation Club Moderator: Joe Hickman, Vice President/Executive Director Asia Pacific for Interval International

Planning for Change - The Next Generation of Timeshare Owners

9.45 - 10.00am

Laura Younger
General Manager ATHOC

The Importance of the Code of Practice

10.00 - 10.30am

Ilona Charykova
Social Media Marketing Manager, Wyndham Vacation Resorts Asia Pacific

Marketing to the Younger Generation

10.30 - 11.00am

Morning Tea

 

11.00 - 11.30am

Mitchell Cole
Millennial and Communications Advisor, Accor Hotels

Millennial’s Influence on the Market Place Now and in the Future

11.30am - 12.30pm

Claire Madden
Director and Social Researcher, Hello Clarity

Creating an Engaging Culture -
Inspiring the Next Generation of Staff and Teams
In a little over a generation, organisations have been transformed from hierarchal structures to collaborative environments. Similarly, staff and
volunteers have moved from long-term commitment to valuing variety and frequent change. Therefore it is imperative that leaders are equipped with strategies to build a culture which attracts and inspires, implements
leadership which supports and empowers and shapes a organisational climate which produces both productivity and engagement.

12.30 - 2.00pmLunch Sponsored by Interval International
2.00 - 2.30pm

Karri Nicholas
Director of Social Media Management, Send Me Social

20 Years of Social Media, The Predicted Future and How We Can Utilise It


2.30 - 3.00pm

Dr June Smith
Lead Ombudsman, Investments and Advice

Keeping Clients Happy

3.00 - 3.30pmGail O’Neil
Councillor Division 14, City of Gold Coast
How to Best Work with Your Government Representative to Raise The Profile
of The Industry
3.30 - 4.00pm

Afternoon Tea


4.00 - 5.00pmClaire Madden
Director and Social Researcher, Hello Clarity

Generation Z Defined: The 7 Key Factors of this Global Generation
In this session, Claire will outline how to best engage with the most formally educated, technologically literate and materially endowed generation in history. Generation Z. There are 4.6 million reasons to engage!

7.00 - 10.30pmAwards DinnerSalt Bar Terrrace



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