The Speakers

Listen to the top accommodation and hotel industry experts and speakers covering the latest trends, case studies and industry data. An announcement will be made shortly on the initial line-up of speakers for Maximum Occupancy 2017.

Listen to some of last year's presentations below

Paradox of pricing in the 21st century

Fabian Bartnick

LodgIQ - Vice President - Asia Pacific & Commercials

Driving More Direct Bookings

Adrian Caruso

Fastrack Group - CEO and Founder

Rahul Gaur


The Story of Numbers

Matthew Burke

STR - Pacific Business Development Manager

A Room and PMS with a view

Paul Blahuta

Duncan Waterman

CMS Hospitality

Thru the booking funnel: Understanding consumer purchase decisions when they travel

Grant Colquhoun

Tripadvisor - Senior Director of Account Management APAC

How food can boost your hotel bookings

Luke Mangan

Luke Mangan & Company

8 Ways to Drive more Direct

Emily Assender

Triptease USA - Director of Partnerships

Technology Session

Holiday Parks – the Engine Room of Regional Tourism

Steven Wright

Big 4 Holiday Parks - Chief Executive

Revenue Management Panel - Balancing art, science and opportunity

Nikita Beresnev, Jason Rangel, Fabian Bartnick, Rachel Grier

Tourism Australia Update – what’s next and how to get involved

Glen Davis

Tourism Australia - Industry Relations Manager

Using Digital to Leverage Chinese Marketing

Dr Mathew McDougall

Digital Jungle - Founder & CEO

The State of the Nation's Accommodation Sector

Bryon Merzeo

Deloitte Australia - Tourism Consultant

Marketing Session

Ajanthan Shantiratnam, Tim Welsh, Edgar Diaz