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See the 2024 speakers below.

JESS ADAMSON

JESS ADAMSON

Award-winning journalist, event host and facilitator;

MC of the day

JAMES WILKINSON

JAMES WILKINSON

AHICE Group President; Editor-In-Chief

HM magazine

RUTH HOGAN

RUTH HOGAN

Editor

HM magazine

STEPHEN BORG

STEPHEN BORG

CEO & Co-founder

meldCX

THE HON. PETER MALINAUSKAS MP

THE HON. PETER MALINAUSKAS MP

South Australian Premier

TIM ALPE

TIM ALPE

Managing Director

TriO Capital

ADRIAN ARCHER

ADRIAN ARCHER

Head of Hotels Advisory/Valuations

Savills

SCOTT ARMSTRONG

SCOTT ARMSTRONG

Director of Development

1834 Hotels

NORMAN ARUNDEL

NORMAN ARUNDEL

Director of Hotels and Resorts

EVT

KATE ATKINSON

KATE ATKINSON

Regional Director of Sales & Marketing

Hyatt

DANESH BAMJI

DANESH BAMJI

Vice President Franchise, Pacific

Accor

DAVID BARK

DAVID BARK

Hotels Asset Manager

Mulpha Australia Limited

BRETT BARLOW

BRETT BARLOW

Group General Manager

EVT Hotels and Resorts

DAVE BASWAL

DAVE BASWAL

Chief Executive Officer

Ovolo Group

CHRIS BATTERHAM

CHRIS BATTERHAM

Chief Development Officer

La Vie Hotels

SCOTT BEAR

SCOTT BEAR

General Manager

Mercure Sydney Manly Warringah

ZOE BETTISON MP

ZOE BETTISON MP

Minister for Tourism and Multicultural Affairs

South Australia

CRAIG BOND

CRAIG BOND

Senior Vice President – Head of Operations

Pan Pacific Hotels Group

GLEN BOULTWOOD

GLEN BOULTWOOD

CEO & Co-Founder

Serene Capital

SCOTT BOYES

SCOTT BOYES

Chief Executive Officer

Trilogy Hotels

ANDREW BULLOCK

ANDREW BULLOCK

Chief Executive Officer

1834 Hotels

MARK BULLOCK

MARK BULLOCK

Co-Founder & Head of Acquisitions & Asset Management

Ark Capital Partners 

CAMERON BURKE

CAMERON BURKE

Director of Development – Australasia & Pacific

IHG Hotels & Resorts

MATT BURKE

MATT BURKE

Regional Director

STR

NICOLE BURG

NICOLE BURG

Business Development Executive

La Vie Hotels

LUKE BUTLER

LUKE BUTLER

Managing Director

Hastings People

ANDREW CAMERON

ANDREW CAMERON

Founder and CEO

Enzyme Consulting 

ALAN CHRISTIE

ALAN CHRISTIE

Senior Director, Growth & Development – SEA

La Vie Hotels

SILVIA COHEN

SILVIA COHEN

People & Culture Director

EVT

Richard Crawford

Richard Crawford

Vice President – Hotel Development, Australia, NZ, and Pacific

Marriott International

KEVIN CROLEY

KEVIN CROLEY

Senior Vice President, Development

Pan Pacific Hotels Group

IMOGEN CZULOWSKI

IMOGEN CZULOWSKI

Head Chef

Africola

AARON DESANGE

AARON DESANGE

Head of Capital Markets – Western Australia

CBRE Hotels Asia Pacific

ROBERT DAWSON

ROBERT DAWSON

Area Vice President – Pacific

Hyatt Hotels and Resorts

CANDICE D’CRUZ

CANDICE D’CRUZ

Vice President, Luxury Brands – Asia Pacific

Hilton

WILLIAM DE BEAUREPAIRE

WILLIAM DE BEAUREPAIRE

Director

PDe Beaurepaire Wines

GAVIN DENNETT

GAVIN DENNETT

Editor

Spice, SpiceNews & A-List Guide

ANTHEA DIMITRAKOPOULOS

ANTHEA DIMITRAKOPOULOS

General Manager, Brand and Environmental, Social and Governance

The Ascott Limited

JURE DOMAZET

JURE DOMAZET

Managing Director

DOMA Group

JAMES DOOLAN

JAMES DOOLAN

Strategic Advisor

Hotel Council Aotearoa

MONIKA DUBAJ

MONIKA DUBAJ

Vice President – Development & Owner Relations, Australia, New Zealand and South Pacific

Hyatt

MARK DURRAN

MARK DURRAN

Managing Director – Hotel Capital Markets

Savills Australia and New Zealand

NIHAT ERCAN

NIHAT ERCAN

Chief Executive Officer Asia Pacific

JLL Hotels & Hospitality Group

RAMZY FENIANOS

RAMZY FENIANOS

Chief Development Officer – APAC

Radisson Hotel Group

LISA RANGITUTIA

LISA RANGITUTIA

Director of Commercial, Luxury and Lifestyle, Australasia

IHG Hotels and Resorts

Mayor Peter Flannery

Mayor Peter Flannery

Mayor

City of Moreton Bay

BRETT FORER

BRETT FORER

Vice President Development – Pacific

Accor

EMMA FRASER

EMMA FRASER

Founder

Fraser Marketing International

MARK HODGE

MARK HODGE

Principal Advisor

Hodge & Co

SARAH KORIN

SARAH KORIN

Senior Director Events & Brand Communications – Asia Pacific

Travel + Leisure Co.

ANNE GILL

ANNE GILL

Senior Vice President Commercial, Pacific

Accor

ROHAN GOPALDAS

ROHAN GOPALDAS

Partner & Asset Manager

Prospect Hotel Advisors

LUCIA GRAMBALOVA

LUCIA GRAMBALOVA

Chief Investment Officer & Head of Asset Management

Hotel Capital Partners

XAVIER GRANGE

XAVIER GRANGE

Chief Development Officer – Luxury, Europe and Sofitel, MGallery & Emblems

Accor

JEAN HANEKOM

JEAN HANEKOM

Director of Operations – Australia & New Zealand

Naumi Hotels

DR CARMEL HARRINGTON

DR CARMEL HARRINGTON

Sleep Expert

AH Beard & Sleep for Health

Peter Harper

Peter Harper

Managing Director – Head of Investment Sales Australasia

JLL Hotels & Hospitality Group

GADI HASSIN

GADI HASSIN

Global COO

Selina

JOOST HEYMEIJER

JOOST HEYMEIJER

Inn-keeper

Toast Hospitality Advisory

STEVEN HIGGINS

STEVEN HIGGINS

Leader, Key Account Management – Australia & New Zealand LWT APAC

LIXIL Water Technology

Brent Hill

Brent Hill

Chief Executive Officer

Tourism Fiji

PETER HILL

PETER HILL

Director – Development, Hotels & Resorts

EVT

MARY (BASSON) HOGG

MARY (BASSON) HOGG

Regional Human Resources Director

Hilton

JEFFREY VAN VORSSELEN

JEFFREY VAN VORSSELEN

Regional Vice President – Operations

Langham Hospitality Group

Matt Holmes

Matt Holmes

Vice President of Development – South East Asia & Pacific Rim

Wyndham Hotels and Resorts

CRAIG HOOLEY

CRAIG HOOLEY

Chief Operating Officer

Minor Hotels

LACHLAN HOSWELL

LACHLAN HOSWELL

Managing Director, Business Unit Australasia

Radisson Hotel Group

ANGELA HOWARD

ANGELA HOWARD

Senior Vice President Talent & Culture - Premium, Midscale & Economy

Accor Pacific

Sean Hunt

Sean Hunt

Area Vice President – Australia, New Zealand & Pacific

Marriott International

KARI  HUNTER

KARI HUNTER

Senior Director, Strategy, Sales and Marketing

Choice Hotels Asia-Pac

PAUL HUTTON

PAUL HUTTON

Area Vice President – APAC & Head of Australasia/South Pacific

Hilton

EMMA HYNES

EMMA HYNES

Director of Operations, Premium and Essentials – Australasia & Pacific

IHG Hotels & Resorts

MICHAEL JOHNSON

MICHAEL JOHNSON

Managing Director

Accommodation Australia

ANDREW JOLLIFFE

ANDREW JOLLIFFE

Managing Director & Board Chair, APAC

HTL Property

DUNCAN MARS

DUNCAN MARS

Senior Director Operations South Pacific

Travel + Leisure Co

MARKUS KELLER

MARKUS KELLER

Global Chief Operating Officer, Sofitel Mgallery Emblems Maison

Accor

Howard Kemball

Howard Kemball

Director

KCom

Benjamin Krieg

Benjamin Krieg

Global Vice President Strategic Accounts

FutureLog

ANDREW LANGSFORD

ANDREW LANGSFORD

Senior Vice President

JLL’s Hotels & Hospitality Group

PATRICK LAYBUTT

PATRICK LAYBUTT

Vice President Operations & Development - Australia & New Zealand

Swiss-Belhotel International

LINDSAY LEESER

LINDSAY LEESER

Chief Development Officer Pacific & Head of Apartments and Leases

Accor

MINA LI

MINA LI

Director

THSA

KENNETH MACPHERSON

KENNETH MACPHERSON

Chief Executive Officer – Europe, Middle East, Asia and Africa

IHG

DAVID MANSFIELD

DAVID MANSFIELD

Managing Director

The Ascott Limited-Australia

HAYLEY MANVELL

HAYLEY MANVELL

Associate Director – Capital Markets, Australia

CBRE

ROY MELICK

ROY MELICK

Of Counsel

Baker & McKenzie

RAJEEV MENON

RAJEEV MENON

APEC President

Marriott International

ARNAUD MILLÉCAMPS

ARNAUD MILLÉCAMPS

Managing Director

Minett Prime Square

SANJOG MODGIL

SANJOG MODGIL

Head of Overseas Hotels

TCC Land International (Thailand)

GUS MOORS

GUS MOORS

Managing Director, Hotels & Hospitality Group

JLL

ADIL MOOSA

ADIL MOOSA

Senior Manager Corporate Development

Choice Hotels Asia-Pac

LES MORGAN

LES MORGAN

Chief Operating Officer

Sudima Hotels

KARENA NOBLE

KARENA NOBLE

Director

Karena Noble Communications

MARIANNE OSSOVANI

MARIANNE OSSOVANI

Head of Hotels, Tourism and Leisure

Elanor Investors Group

RAHUL PARRAB

RAHUL PARRAB

Chief Executive Officer

Ark Capital Partners

SIMON PAWSON

SIMON PAWSON

Associate Professor & Dean

Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School

CHOE PENG SUM

CHOE PENG SUM

Chief Executive Officer

Pan Pacific Hotels Group

RUWAN PEIRIS

RUWAN PEIRIS

Director

THSA

AMELIA PEREZ

AMELIA PEREZ

Manager – Development, Australasia

Hilton

ADAM PETTA

ADAM PETTA

Group Director of Culinary

EVT

RODGER L. POWELL

RODGER L. POWELL

Managing Director

THSA

DILLIP RAJAKARIER

DILLIP RAJAKARIER

Chief Executive Officer

Minor Hotels

TUSHAR RANIGA

TUSHAR RANIGA

Regional Director – Development, Australasia

Hilton

MARCUS REINDERS

MARCUS REINDERS

Chief Executive Officer

NZ Hotel Holdings

ANTONY RITCH

ANTONY RITCH

Chief Executive Officer

TFE Hotels

KYLIE ROBERTS-FROST

KYLIE ROBERTS-FROST

Chief Executive Officer

Australian Bedding Stewardship Council

BARRY ROBINSON

BARRY ROBINSON

President and Managing Director International Operations

Travel + Leisure Co

JORDAN RODGERS

JORDAN RODGERS

VP Operations & Development

Vista Hospitality Group

MICHAEL RODRIGUES

MICHAEL RODRIGUES

24-Hour Economy Commissioner

NSW

PEGGY ROE

PEGGY ROE

Executive Vice President and Global Chief Customer Officer

Marriott International

MARK RONFELDT

MARK RONFELDT

Chief Executive Officer

Nesuto

TONY RYAN

TONY RYAN

Executive Chairman

Trilogy Hotels

MONICA SALTER

MONICA SALTER

VP Global Communications & Social Responsibility

Outrigger Hospitality Group

PAUL SALTER

PAUL SALTER

Managing Director

Salter Brothers

DR JERRY SCHWARTZ

DR JERRY SCHWARTZ

Director

Schwartz Family Co

CASPAR SCHMIDT

CASPAR SCHMIDT

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

QCC Collection

Ben Schumacher

Ben Schumacher

Vice President Operations – South East Asia Pacific Rim

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts

Adam Schwab

Adam Schwab

Chief Executive Officer

Luxury Escapes

GREG SHAW

GREG SHAW

CEO

Mulpha

TIM SHERLOCK

TIM SHERLOCK

Managing Director

Pro-invest Group

JAMES SHIELDS

JAMES SHIELDS

General Manager of Growth & Capital Strategy

The Ascott Limited

DAVID SILCOCK

DAVID SILCOCK

Senior Manager – Development, Australia & New Zealand

Choice Hotels Asia-Pac

Michael Simpson

Michael Simpson

Managing Director – Hotels, Pacific

CBRE Hotels

STEVEN SKAROTT

STEVEN SKAROTT

Director ‑ Hotels

Salter Brothers

JAN SMITS

JAN SMITS

Deputy Chair & CEO APAC

Pro-invest Group

DORA STILIANOS

DORA STILIANOS

Partner

Baker McKenzie 

IVAN SUNDE

IVAN SUNDE

Industry Consultant

JOHN SUTCLIFFE

JOHN SUTCLIFFE

Director of Development

TFE Hotels

CLARENCE TAN

CLARENCE TAN

Senior Vice President, Development – Asia Pacific

Hilton

NICK THOMPSON

NICK THOMPSON

Hotels and Hospitality Director

JLL New Zealand

ALEX THORPE

ALEX THORPE

Director

Veriu Group

DAVID TONKIN

DAVID TONKIN

Country General Manager – Oceania

Pan Pacific Hotels Group

MATTHEW TRIPOLONE

MATTHEW TRIPOLONE

Managing Director – Australasia, Pacific & Japan

IHG Hotels & Resorts

ANTHONY D. URSINO

ANTHONY D. URSINO

General Counsel

Pro-invest Group

JENNIFER WARN

JENNIFER WARN

General Manager, Sales and Distribution

The Ascott Limited

JEFF WAGONER

JEFF WAGONER

President & Chief Executive Officer

OUTRIGGER Hospitality Group 

KAREN WALES

KAREN WALES

Head of Hotels – Australia, Transaction Services

Colliers

NICK WAYLAND

NICK WAYLAND

Chief Executive Officer

Travmedia 

ADRIAN WILLIAMS

ADRIAN WILLIAMS

Chief Operating Officer – Pacific

Accor

ROBERT WILLIAMS

ROBERT WILLIAMS

Head of Hotels & Hospitality Asia Pacific

Watson Farley & Williams

IAN WILSON

IAN WILSON

Managing Director

Too Build

JERRY XU

JERRY XU

Chief Executive Officer

La Vie Hotels

CAMIL YAZBECK

CAMIL YAZBECK

Premium, Midscale & Economy Brands Global Chief Development Officer

Accor

MALAKAI YEOMANS

MALAKAI YEOMANS

Room Division Manager

Doma Hotels

GEOFF YORK

GEOFF YORK

Chief Executive Officer

Crystalbrook Collection Hotels & Resorts

ELIE YOUNES

ELIE YOUNES

Global Head of Development

Radisson Hotel Group

JOHN ZECKENDORF

JOHN ZECKENDORF

Director

Mandala Hotels and Resorts

RICHARD MUNRO

RICHARD MUNRO

Director

IP Protect

JOAN BLINDHEIM

JOAN BLINDHEIM

Director of Talent – Japan, Australasia & Pacific

IHG Hotels & Resorts

DANILO CURCURUTO

DANILO CURCURUTO

Director of Development – Australasia

BWH Hotels

SCOTT WIEDEMANN

SCOTT WIEDEMANN

National Manager – Accommodation

Foxtel

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