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First speakers announced for the Maximum Occupancy West Coast Conference

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Industry leaders to convene at Maximum Occupancy Conference, fostering connections and sharing expertise for WA’s accommodation sector.

The inaugural Maximum Occupancy West Coast Conference announced its first speakers. Scheduled for 16 April 2024 at the Crown Perth, the conference will include a cross-section of leaders in the Western Australian accommodation industry, East Coast and abroad.

We have always been very particular about who we invite to speak at our Maximum Occupancy conferences,” said Adrian Caruso, the event organiser and Group Managing Director of Fastrack Digital. “The West Coast conference is no exception. We are working very hard to ensure we have a very wide cross-section of the Western Australia accommodation industry speaking coupled with the best from the rest of Australia and abroad”.

The conference is being held with the support of the Australian Hotels Association WA AHA(WA) and will be held the day following the AHA(WA) Gala Awards Night.

The initial speakers confirmed include:

  • STR – Matthew Burke
  • Bradley Woods, CEO – AHA(WA)
  • Michael Johnson, CEO – Accommodation Australia
  • Kerry Gouws – Program Performance Manager, Expedia
  • Surajit Sinha – Director of Revenue Management, The Ritz-Carlton Perth:
  • Garet Martin, CEO – Business Events Perth:
  • Carolyn Turnbull, CEO – Tourism WA:
  • Australian Revenue Management Association: Georgina Williams
  • Emma Fraser, Founder – Fraser Marketing International
  • Kari Hunter – Senior Director, Strategy, Sales, & Marketing, Choice Hotels Asia-Pac

A trade show will also be attached to the conference, and a wide selection of dedicated suppliers will showcase their innovative services and products.

With over 300+ attendees expected, this is an excellent opportunity for hoteliers to meet other businesses and build connections.

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