Thursday, March 22, 2018

Maximum Occupancy Accommodation industry conference initial speakers confirmed

Australia’s leading accommodation industry conference Maximum Occupancy returns to Sydney this November. To be held over two days on the 23rd and 24th of November, 2016 at the Sheraton on the Park in Sydney, the conference is expected to attract over 300 of the accommodation industry leaders.

A powerful list of initial speakers has been confirmed, including;

  • Rachel Argaman, CEO of TFE Hotels
  • Luke Mangan, Australian Restaurateur
  • Adam Taloni, General Manager of Ovolo Hotels
  • Jules Lund, TV & Radio Host and Founder of TRIBE
  • Drew Bowering, Director and Market Management of Expedia Australia
  • Paul W. Nahoun, Travel Industry Lead in Facebook and Instagram
  • Grant Colquhoun, Senior Director of Account Management for TripAdvisor in Asia Pacific
  • Tim Welsh, Director of Social Media at Event Hospitality & Entertainment Limited
  • Adrian Caruso, Founder and Managing Director of Fastrack Group
  • Ajanthan Shantiratnam, Digital Marketing and E-Commerce Manager of Frasers Hospitality
  • Bryon Merzeo – Tourism Consultant at Deloitte
  • Carol Giuseppi – National CEO and NSW Director or Tourism Accommodation Australia
  • Christian Mischler, Co-Founder, CMO and COO of HotelQuickly
  • Edgard Diaz, Marketing Executive at Ovolo Hotels
  • Matthew Burke, Pacific Business Development Manager, STR Global
  • Matthew Thomas, National Manager at Meriton Serviced Apartments
  • Melissa Kalan, Founding Director at ARMA
  • Rachel Grier, Managing Director at Asia Pacific of IDeaS
  • Ted Horner, Managing Director at E Horner & Associates
  • Tom Scantlebury, Founder of Sky Blue Customer Experience Services
  • Tracy Foxall, Regional Manager Oceania for


Maximum Occupancy will present the latest trends, industry data and case studies from world leaders in travel and accommodation at Sheraton on the Park Hotel in the city.

Designed for hotel and accommodation providers of all types and sizes, this two-day event focuses on everything a hotelier needs to know on how to drive more direct bookings, gain market share, maximise revenue and market your brand on all platforms today.

For media enquiries, conference or sponsorship details contact Adrian Caruso at (07) 3040 3589 or email, [email protected], or visit the website at


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