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HOST is a multi-faceted conference experience with over 200 presentations delivered in five themed theatres over two action packed days.


Through use-cases, mini-workshops and future oriented presentations you will have a tool kit to navigate your rapidly changing world. And to help you grow your business and increase profitability.


Business Strategy and Growth – Technology and Innovation – Marketing, Distribution and Sales – Regulation, Finance and Tax – Business Partnerships

 

 

 

OUR CONTENT STREAMS

BUSINESS STRATEGY AND
GROWTH

 

TECHNOLOGY AND
INNOVATION

 

MARKETING,
DISTRIBUTION AND SALES

 

REGULATION, FINANCE
AND TAX

 

BUSINESS
PARTNERSHIPS

 

 

London, 31 October 2019 - 1 November 2019

Schedule

Create your personal agenda –check the favourite icon

Oct 3109:00
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Short term rentals in the age of assistance

Keynotes
Shaun Aukland, Global Business Manager, Travel, Google Inc
Oct 3109:20
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What large hotel groups bring to the party

Keynotes
Chris Stephenson, Senior Director, New Ventures, Marriott International
Oct 3109:40
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The future is bright

Keynotes
Karen Mullins, Managing Director, Uk And Ireland, Homeaway UK Ltd
Oct 3110:00
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10x you to 10x your business

Keynotes
Eric Partaker, Co-Chief Executive Officer And Co-Founder, Chilango
Oct 3110:30
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Standardisation in vacation rentals

Business Strategy & Growth
Alex Nigg, Founder, Properly, Inc
Oct 3110:30
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Technology futures and what it could mean for your business

Technology & Innovation
John Flanagan, Head of Sales, Kigo
Oct 3110:30
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Winning: Beat your competitors to the best and most profitable bookings

Marketing, Distribution & Sales
Andrew Boldt, Chief Operating Officer, GUARDHOG
Oct 3110:30
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(Platinum Presentation) - Designing the Next Level of Hospitality Innovation - Airbnb

Business Partnerships
Jeroen Merchiers, EMEA Regional Director, Airbnb, Inc.
Oct 3110:55
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Science of the perfect stay

Business Strategy & Growth
Will Smith, Co-Founder, The Plum Guide
Oct 3110:55
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Blockchain in the sharing economy

Technology & Innovation
Luca De Giglio, Chief Executive Officer, Trips Community
Oct 3110:55
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Branding and a great customer proposition

Marketing, Distribution & Sales
Oct 3110:55
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Content Marketing and compelling content

Marketing, Distribution & Sales
Sarp Gogebakan, General Manager, Chateau Bouffemont
Oct 3110:55
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Property accreditation and setting a new standard

Regulation, Finance & Tax
James Foice, Chief Executive Officer, The ASAP
Oct 3110:55
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Working with and selecting technology partners

Business Partnerships
Richard Vaughton, Director And Co-Founder, Rentivo
Oct 3111:20
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Fundamentals of buy-to-host investment

Business Strategy & Growth
Oct 3111:20
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From cleaning toilets to $60M

Technology & Innovation
Oct 3111:20
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Making your website look and feel great

Marketing, Distribution & Sales
Oct 3111:20
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(Gold) Innovation in payment processing - Yapstone

Regulation, Finance & Tax
Oct 3111:20
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Time vs. Money: deciding whether to hire help

Business Partnerships
Emily Bruce-Watt, Managing Director, Air Peace of Mind
Oct 3111:45
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Bridging the gap between hotels and vacation rentals

Business Strategy & Growth
Oct 3111:45
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The Role of Voice Technology in Vacation Rentals

Technology & Innovation
Oct 3111:45
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Making your property sing in a noisy, noisy world

Marketing, Distribution & Sales
Oct 3111:45
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What to do when you fall foul of regulation

Regulation, Finance & Tax
Moderator: Neil Budd, Director, Budd Legal
Roy Mckenzie, Chief Executive Officer And Owner, London Serviced Apartments
Matt Gatenby, Senior Partner, Travlaw
Oct 3111:45
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Luggage: vacation rentals catching up

Business Partnerships
Oct 3112:10
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The acquisition storm: what will the industry look like in 5 years?

Business Strategy & Growth
Oct 3112:10
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Space agnostic assistance

Technology & Innovation
Tom Shrive, Chief Executive Officer, AskPorter
Oct 3112:10
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Improve your marketing mix today & dare to succeed with niche websites

Marketing, Distribution & Sales
James Burrows, Chief Executive Officer, Rentals United
Oct 3112:10
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Predictive risk assessment for hosts: problem cases

Regulation, Finance & Tax
Topi Tiihonen, Founder And Chief Executive Officer, SkenarioLabs
Oct 3112:10
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Best Practices: Lessons from 1 million turns

Business Partnerships
Alex Nigg, Founder, Properly, Inc
Oct 3112:35
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(Title Workshop) Beaches, Biometrics & Bots: The Future of Travel - HomeAway

Business Strategy & Growth
Moderator: James Cassidy, Senior Director, Eu, Homeaway UK Ltd
Maud Larpent, Vice President Product Management, Homeaway UK Ltd
Shaun Aukland, Global Business Manager, Travel, Google Inc
Oct 3112:35
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(Platinum Workshop) Delivering the perfect guest experience - KIGO

Technology & Innovation
Oct 3112:35
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(Platinum Workshop) We need to talk about Trust – How it helps and hinders our industry - GuardHog

Marketing, Distribution & Sales
Humphrey Bowles, CEO, GUARDHOG
Andrew Boldt, Chief Operating Officer, GUARDHOG
Oct 3112:35
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(Platinum Workshop) - Airbnb Experiences: A New Way to Host - Airbnb

Business Partnerships
Shona Marsh, Experiences Market Manager, Northern Europe, Airbnb, Inc.
Oct 3113:20
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Urban vs. rural market dynamics

Business Strategy & Growth
Pierre Becerril, Chief Executive Officer, Transparent Intelligence
Oct 3113:20
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Using big data and analytics to make better decisions

Technology & Innovation
Oct 3113:20
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Sustainably disrupting the relationship between both hosts and travellers

Marketing, Distribution & Sales
Marcin Wesolowski, Director Of Operations, Bidroom.com
Oct 3113:20
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Creating a tax efficient short-term rental investment

Regulation, Finance & Tax
Fiona Veitch, Marketing & New Business Director, Portico Host
Oct 3113:20
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How to automate your check-ins and manage your keys remotely

Business Partnerships
Oct 3113:45
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Party sensor that snitches on guests

Technology & Innovation
Oct 3113:45
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How to optimize your rental through design

Marketing, Distribution & Sales
Oct 3113:45
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Diversity & Inclusion: laws that are still being broken

Regulation, Finance & Tax
Oct 3113:45
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Oct 3114:10
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Luxury Home Sharing - What's in it for rental companies and holiday home owners?

Business Strategy & Growth
Oct 3114:10
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Customer verification systems

Technology & Innovation
Oct 3114:10
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The growing importance of emotinal marketing

Marketing, Distribution & Sales
Alexander Novicov, CEO, IQD
Oct 3114:10
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Keeping your vacation rental guests safe

Regulation, Finance & Tax
Oct 3114:10
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Deciding which listing site is best for you

Business Partnerships
Oct 3114:10
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Opening short-term hosting to tenants

Business Partnerships
Marcello Pelucchi, Co-founder, SharenSplit
Robert Sonato, Co-founder, SharenSplit
Oct 3114:35
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(Panel) Acquisitions, mergers & consolidation: a look into the future

Business Strategy & Growth
Pierre Becerril, Chief Executive Officer, Transparent Intelligence
Richard Vaughton, Director And Co-Founder, Rentivo
Oct 3114:35
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New wave property management and maintenance solutions

Technology & Innovation
Moderator: Tora Brooks, Head of Corporate Development, Shepper
Adam Edgell-Bush, CoFounder, Homyze
Chuong Van Dang, Co-Founder, Hammock Solutions
Oct 3114:35
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How to push your property to the next level and attracting guests

Marketing, Distribution & Sales
Oct 3114:35
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Fraud prevention:Fraud prevention: maintaining trust in your platform

Regulation, Finance & Tax
Moderator: Na'im Pilon, Partner Success Manager, Zeevou
Christopher Lovold, Director, elina PMS
Ammar Shaer, Business Development Manager, Zeevou
Riccardo Cocco, Director of Sales & Ambassador, Besafe Rate
Oct 3114:35
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Managing your manager – some top tips

Business Partnerships
Moderator: Na'im Peyman, Chief Revolutionary, Zeevou
Emily Van Eyssen, Director, Flamingo Short Lets
Paul Besnainou, Chief Executive Officer, Sweet Inn
Robert Nunez, Video Staff, Co Host Expert Company
Oct 3115:05
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Business Travel: A $150 billion dollar market and growing

Business Strategy & Growth
Dustin Figge, Founder And Managing Director, Homelike
Oct 3115:05
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Human touch in a digital work flow

Technology & Innovation
Andy Mcnulty, Co-Founder, Touch Stay
Tyann Marcink, Community Ambassador, Touch Stay
Oct 3115:05
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Making the most of a tight budget

Marketing, Distribution & Sales
Oct 3115:05
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Fundamentals of taxation and understanding your position

Regulation, Finance & Tax
Oct 3115:05
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The Power of Communities – Introducing SUPERHOG and Free Insurance for Hosts

Business Partnerships
Humphrey Bowles, CEO, GUARDHOG
Oct 3115:30
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Luxury: the link between legacy and modern travel players

Business Strategy & Growth
Moriya Rockman, CMO, Smiling House Ltd
Oct 3115:30
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(Gold Workshop) Embracing the Change: Common property management problems & how to solve them

Technology & Innovation
Oct 3115:30
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Enhance your marketing strategy to maximize returns

Marketing, Distribution & Sales
Oct 3115:30
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(Gold Workshop) - Insights into the Tech that is powering the Vacation Rental Software Industry - Yapstone

Regulation, Finance & Tax
Oct 3115:30
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Switch to an enquiry model and take back control of your business

Business Partnerships
Oct 3115:50
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Beyond a Rental - Differentiating Yourself

Business Strategy & Growth
George Hart, CEO & Co-Founder, Tobooka
Oct 3115:50
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Old fashioned customer service in a new fashioned industry

Marketing, Distribution & Sales
Oct 3115:50
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Save time collecting holiday guest ID´s

Business Partnerships
Ben Smith, Co-Founder And Chief Executive Officer, Check-In Scan
Oct 3116:15
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How interior decorating can be used to turbocharge your bookings

Business Strategy & Growth
Oct 3116:15
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Components of a management system that allow for scale

Technology & Innovation
Paul Besnainou, Chief Executive Officer, Sweet Inn
Oct 3116:15
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Using virtual tours to boost your conversion rates

Marketing, Distribution & Sales
Mikus Opelts, Chief Executive Officer, Giraffe360
Oct 3116:15
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Impact of the sharing economy on the hotel industry

Regulation, Finance & Tax
Andrew Sangster, Editorial Director, Hotel Analyst Ltd
Oct 3116:15
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No such thing as free accommodation?

Business Partnerships
Nicolas Jurado Allende, CEO, Dotrotter

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Nov 109:00
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Giving independent properties a voice to compete

Keynotes
Nov 109:20
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This is a serious business, $170 Billion and counting

Keynotes
Nov 109:40
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Getting guests to your door in 3 words

Keynotes
Lily Christensen, Senior Partnerships, Travel, what3words
Nov 110:00
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Staying Ahead of the changing rental industry

Keynotes
Nov 110:30
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Taking your smaller business to the next level by putting your people first

Business Strategy & Growth
Nov 110:30
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Never miss a spot by perfecting the process

Technology & Innovation
Nov 110:30
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Gen Z: How do they live?

Marketing, Distribution & Sales
Andrea Gerosa, Founder, ThinkYoung
Nov 110:30
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New regulatory frameworks across Europe: how might they affect you

Regulation, Finance & Tax
Nov 110:30
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Partnering with local businesses

Business Partnerships
Robert Nunez, Video Staff, Co Host Expert Company
Nov 110:55
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Asset optimization of short term rentals

Business Strategy & Growth
Matthew Hoffman, SVP, Kigo
Nov 110:55
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Welcoming guests: are tablets the way forward?

Technology & Innovation
Nov 110:55
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Hosting Secrets: how to set yourself apart from the rest

Marketing, Distribution & Sales
Nov 110:55
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Key health & Safety regulations that are often overlooked

Regulation, Finance & Tax
Nov 110:55
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The 4-brand merger taking on Europe

Business Partnerships
Michael Allen, Co-founder, ALTIDO
Thomas Archer, Co-Founder, ALTIDO
Nov 111:20
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Access more business: tapping into the lucrative accessibility market

Business Strategy & Growth
Nov 111:20
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Chat bots to save time and money

Technology & Innovation
Duncan Anderson, Co-Founder And Chief Executive Officer, Humanise.AI
Nov 111:20
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Getting ROI from search marketing

Marketing, Distribution & Sales
Mark Forrester, Chairman, 80 Days
Nov 111:20
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The importance of insurance and getting the best deal

Regulation, Finance & Tax
louise birritteri, CEO/Founder, Pikl
Nov 111:20
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Destination management: making the most of where you are

Business Partnerships
Nov 111:45
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Competing with Larger Hotels

Business Strategy & Growth
Nov 111:45
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Competing with the influx of properties on the market

Business Strategy & Growth
Will Ashworth, Chief Executive Officer, Watergate Bay Hotel
Nov 111:45
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All under one roof: can properties be run entirely from your phone?

Technology & Innovation
Nov 111:45
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Numbers aren't the story, people are

Marketing, Distribution & Sales
Nov 111:45
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Up in the trees: Glamping

Business Partnerships
Nov 112:10
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From Brains To Bookings: The Science-Based Approach To Surprise And Delight Your Guests

Business Strategy & Growth
Nov 112:10
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Tokenization of real estate assets

Technology & Innovation
Nov 112:10
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The growth of the LGBT+ Ally Market

Marketing, Distribution & Sales
Nov 112:10
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Regulation overload? The private rented sector and the future for short-term lets

Regulation, Finance & Tax
Richard Lambert, Chief Executive Officer, National Landlords Association
Nov 112:10
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Checking out: giving your guests more freedom

Business Partnerships
Nov 112:35
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(Title Workshop) Beaches, Biometrics & Bots: The Future of Travel - HomeAway

Business Strategy & Growth
Moderator: James Cassidy, Senior Director, Eu, Homeaway UK Ltd
Maud Larpent, Vice President Product Management, Homeaway UK Ltd
Shaun Aukland, Global Business Manager, Travel, Google Inc
Nov 112:35
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(Platinum Workshop) Delivering the perfect guest experience - KIGO

Technology & Innovation
Moderator: Rosalba Trozzi, Manager, Client Success, Kigo
Moderator: Sonia Chennoufi, Manager, Business Development & Strategic Partnerships, Kigo
Kathryn Ryan, Account Executive, Kigo
Nov 112:35
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(Platinum Workshop) We need to talk about Trust – How it helps and hinders our industry - GuardHog

Marketing, Distribution & Sales
Humphrey Bowles, CEO, GUARDHOG
Andrew Boldt, Chief Operating Officer, GUARDHOG
Nov 112:35
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(Platinum Workshop) - Elevate your hosting on Airbnb - Airbnb

Business Partnerships
Natalie Schwartz, Host Marketing Director, Airbnb, Inc.
Jamie Lynch, Marketing, Airbnb
Nov 113:20
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Getting momentum as a new host

Business Strategy & Growth
Jasper Ribbers, Founder, Get Paid For Your Pad
Nov 113:20
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How to handle more customers with white label key exchange platform

Technology & Innovation
Nov 113:20
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Global interior design trends and strategies in the hospitality sector

Marketing, Distribution & Sales
Tim Mutton, Founder And Chief Executive Officer, Blacksheep
Nov 113:20
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How to grow the rental industry whilst protecting local communities

Regulation, Finance & Tax
Jean-Philippe Monod De Froideville, Vice President Government and Corporate Affairs, Expedia Group
Nov 113:20
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How to create your online guest guide and promote your local independent businesses

Business Partnerships
Nov 113:45
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Aparthotels: why this niche market is growing at triple speed

Business Strategy & Growth
Nov 113:45
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Digital guest books and experiential tech

Technology & Innovation
Piotr Kubiczek, Chief Executive Officer, HelloHere
Nov 113:45
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Dog-friendly vs dog-tolerant marketing

Marketing, Distribution & Sales
Lorna Handyside, Owner, Higher Wiscombe
Nov 113:45
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Making the rental space free from prejudice

Regulation, Finance & Tax
Nicola Rule, Operations Manager, NUK
Alex Rodick, Global Partnerships Manager, Stonewall
Nov 113:45
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The night, the spot and you: novel concepts for nights in unique places

Business Partnerships
Nov 114:10
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How smart is your building?

Business Strategy & Growth
Mark Kellett, Chief Executive Officer, Magnet Networks
Nov 114:10
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Enlarging global short term distribution to all travel operators

Technology & Innovation
Fabio Angeli Bufalini, Chief Commercial Officer, B2Book.net
Nov 114:10
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Staying ahead of customers' ever-changing expectations

Marketing, Distribution & Sales
Nov 114:10
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Asbestos: A thorny subject

Regulation, Finance & Tax
Nov 114:10
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(Platinum Presentation) The Millennial Traveler: A search for Adventure and Experiences - Airbnb

Business Partnerships
Robin Clifford, Territory Manager, Northern Europe and Middle East & Africa, Airbnb, Inc.
Nov 114:35
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What makes the perfect vacation rental home

Business Strategy & Growth
Pepper Barney, Architect, BiBO Studio
Will Smith, Co-Founder, The Plum Guide
Nov 114:35
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Cloud-based turnkey management systems

Technology & Innovation
Moderator: Chuong Van Dang, Co-Founder, Hammock Solutions
Alexander Limpert, Co-Founder And Chief Executive Officer, GuestReady
Sophie Leang, Head of Marketing & Communication, Shepper
Nov 114:35
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Tips on boosting your SEO

Marketing, Distribution & Sales
Moderator: Ammar Shaer, Business Development Manager, Zeevou
Mark Forrester, Chairman, 80 Days
Anja Jordan, Director of Growth, Culture Trip
Nov 114:35
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Effective Tax Planning with your short-term rental business

Regulation, Finance & Tax
Nov 114:35
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Ancillary revenue: monetise things you hadn't considered before

Business Partnerships
Moderator: Robert Nunez, Video Staff, Co Host Expert Company
Andres Varela, Strategic Alliances & Growth, Servantrip
Alejandro Soria, Founder & CEO, Cohosting
Scott Allis, Sales Director, YourParkingSpace
Nov 115:00
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Accurarately valuating a business with a fragmented inventory

Business Strategy & Growth
Erica Muller, Founder And Chief Executive Officer, Vrolio
Nov 115:00
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Will your phone replace your rental key?

Technology & Innovation
Nov 115:00
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Chinese new audience: how to boost your business DNA in a fast-changing market

Marketing, Distribution & Sales
Nov 115:00
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An introduction to capital allowances

Regulation, Finance & Tax
Alan Cadden, Director, Cavetta Consulting
Nov 115:00
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Why you also need to go keyless

Business Partnerships
Nov 115:25
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Top 10 tips to crack access for all

Business Strategy & Growth
Ross Calladine, Head of Business Support, Visit England
Nov 115:25
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The automated concierge

Technology & Innovation
Luca Sini, CEO & Co-Founder, Edgar Smart Concierge
Nov 115:25
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Alternative search & the state of the #BookDirect movement

Marketing, Distribution & Sales
Tom Powers, Founder And Chief Executive Officer, Abodeca
Nov 115:25
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Top Insurance tips before renting out your house

Regulation, Finance & Tax
Moderator: Na'im Peyman, Chief Revolutionary, Zeevou
louise birritteri, CEO/Founder, Pikl
Riccardo Cocco, Director of Sales & Ambassador, Besafe Rate
Nov 115:25
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A centralised lounge for guests in the area

Business Partnerships
Nov 115:50
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Propelling your start-up: Lessons from an early stage accelerator

Business Strategy & Growth
Nov 115:50
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Video Contracting: A new way to keep your property in check

Technology & Innovation
Laurens Theunis, Chief Executive Officer, Lexigogo
Nov 115:50
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In Bruges: building a brand in vacation rental

Marketing, Distribution & Sales
Rik Vercoutere, Chief Executive Officer, Odevaere
Nov 115:50
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Rewarding your most valuable resource: employees

Regulation, Finance & Tax
John Pollard, Senior Employee Benefits Consultant, Mattioli Woods Plc
Nov 115:50
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Making guests aware of local experiences and the extended shared economy

Business Partnerships
Piercarlo Mansueto, Chief Executive Officer, Sharewood
Nov 116:05
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The Challenges to both the chalet owner and the rental/management company - and the unique solution developed by Chalets1066

Business Strategy & Growth
Nov 116:05
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From hosting on the Amalfi Coast to a direct booking start up

Technology & Innovation
Giovanna Gargano, Founder, BookingBnb
Nov 116:05
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3 ways to increase your direct bookings via your website

Marketing, Distribution & Sales
Nov 116:05
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GDPR: all you need to know

Regulation, Finance & Tax
Tony Couch, GDPR Consultant, QEMS
Nov 116:05
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Guests for Gastronomic Experiences

Business Partnerships
Giacomo Miola, Founder, Gastronomic Trekking
Nov 116:20
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Tips and tricks to maximize your global sales in serviced apartments

Business Strategy & Growth
Katharina Kunze, Global Sales Leader, VISIONAPARTMENTS
Nov 116:20
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Property maintenance for all stakeholders

Technology & Innovation
Vasu Bonda, Chief Executive Officer, mysmarthandyman.app
Nov 116:20
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Who is visiting Cinque Terre?

Marketing, Distribution & Sales
Nov 116:20
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The first real estate crowdfunding platform focused on vacation rental properties

Regulation, Finance & Tax
José María, CEO, Brickstarter
Nov 116:20
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PMS, Channel Manager, Booking Engine or ERP?

Business Partnerships
last published: 29/Oct/19 17:25 GMT

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