Schedule of Events

Note: schedule subject to change

Sunday, 4 March

18:00 - 20:00
Welcome Reception

Monday, 5 March

9:00 - 10:15
Welcome and Opening Plenary Session: Keynote Speaker

10:15 - 11:00
Break

11:00 - 12:00
Concurrent Sessions
  • Advocacy Toolkit 2.0: Be the Spark that Ignites or Revives a Firewall Against Rental Bans!
  • Industry Trends in Europe with Airbnb and Booking.com
  • Using PR and Earned Media to Increase Your Digital Presence and Create Trust in Your Brand

12:15 - 13:15
Concurrent Sessions
  • The Courage of Embracing Change and the Power in Knowing Your Guest
  • The Real Truth of Working with OTAs - Unfiltered and Updated for 2018
  • Everything You Need to Know to Successfully Sell Your Company

13:15 - 14:15
Networking Lunch

14:15 - 15:15
Concurrent Sessions
  • Tech-Enabled PMs and the Future Barons of Urban Hospitality 
  • Phocuswright 2018 Research Findings
  • Seven Ways to Attract More Bookings in the Off-Season

15:15 - 16:00
Break

16:00 - 17:00
Plenary Session: OTA Panel Discussion

18:00 - 21:00
Evening Networking Event

Tuesday, 6 March

9:00 - 10:00
Plenary Session: Latest Trends and Outlook in the European Private Accommodation Space

10:00 - 10:45
Break

10:45 - 11:45
Concurrent Sessions
  • Property Manager Roundtable
  • The Heart of the Matter: Doubling Down on Guest Experience
  • Government Relations Summit Recap

12:00 - 13:00
Concurrent Sessions
  • Making Better Business Decisions: Leveraging Data for More Efficient Operations
  • The Smart Home and Other On-Property Services: How Amazon, Google, and Apple Will Revolutionize VR
  • Practical Strategies for Attracting More Owners

13:00 - 14:15         
Networking Lunch

14:15 - 15:15
Concurrent Sessions
  • Vacation Rental Technology in 2018
  • Housekeeping 101: How to Build a Successful Housekeeping Department
  • Strategic Financial Management for Your Vacation Rental Company: From Taxes to Financial Reporting to Even Fundraising 

15:15 - 16:00
Break

16:00 - 17:00
Closing Plenary Session: Property Manager Panel Discussion