Event Agenda

Explore our event calendar to find out about upcoming activities and programs.

Saturday April 20, 2024
8:00 AM9:00 AMBreakfastPre Set Up/RegistrationNA 
9:00 AM12:00 PMCoffee & WaterExhibitor Move InNAVanHorn B&C
9:00 AM12:00 PMCoffee & WaterRegistrationNACC PreFunction
9:30 AM10:45 AMCoffee & WaterAdvocacy BootcampCatherine Ratcliffe, Nathan Rotman, Kerri GibsonVanhorn A
11:00 AM11:30 AMCoffee & WaterHousekeeping and OperationsBeth Haldane, Katt Martinez, Mike O’ConnellBaron Shaughnessy
11:30 AM12:45 PMLunchAdvocacy LuncheonMP Matt Jeneroux, MP Chris Warkentin, Catherine Ratcliffe, Jamie Lane, Nathan RotmanVanhorn A
Noon5:00 PM Exhibit Hall Opens  
1:00 PM1:30 PMCoffee & WaterWelcome Remarks – Who we are and how do we align ourselves with Canada’s ever changing landscape and its regulators Vanhorn A
1:30 PM2:30 PMCoffee & WaterPublic Safety and the Short Term Rental Industry; Human Trafficking, & Compression EventsHon. Min. Dominic LeBlanc, Nathan Rotman, Catherine RatcliffeVanhorn A
2:45 PM3:30 PMWaterSafety, Accessability and Inclusive Rentals – a win-win socially and financiallyLorraine WoodwardVanhorn A
3:30 PM4:15 PM Leveraging your processes and technology to support and protect your Guests, Owners and CommunityLino Maldonado, Steve Trovier, Paul Hall & Laird SagerVanhorn A
4:30 PM5:45 PMCocktails and light appetizersAdvocacy VIP ReceptionMatt Jeneroux, Chris Warkentin,Baron Shaughnessy
6:00 PM8:00 PM    
Sunday April 21, 2024
8:00 AM9:00 AMBreakfastEmergency management, climate preparedness and the short term rental industryMatt Jeneroux, John Coyne, Ben PereiraVanhorn A
9:00 AM10:00 AM FR Mortgage and Finance OptionsJohn PapaBaron Shaughnessy
9:00 AM9:45 AMCoffee & WaterDynamic Pricing StrategiesJulie BrinkmanVanHorn A
9:45 AM10:00 AMCoffee & WaterThe Digital Guest ExperienceSteve DavisVanhorn A
10:00 AM4:00 PMCoffee & WaterExhibit Hall OpensNA 
10:00 AM10:30 AMCoffee & WaterBuilding Community and Operational best practicesKerri GibsonBaron Shaughnessy
10:30 AM11:00 AMCoffee & WaterThe Guest Experience and Direct BookingsJenn BoylesVanhorn A
11:00 AM11:45 AMCoffee & WaterDirect Booking and SEO strategies for MarketingConrad O’ConnellVanhorn A
Noon1:00 PMLunchBank of Canada predictions, Mortagages, Commercial lending and government grantsKim MoodyVanhorn A
1:00 PM2:00 PMCoffee & WaterFinding the right team and keeping themSteve Trover & Shari AngleVanhorn A
2:00 PM2:45 PMCoffee & WaterDesigning your vacation rental for successCourtney Valiquette & Brittany ArnasonVanhorn A
2:00 PM2:45 PMCoffee & WaterIncident ManagementEric ThibbideauxBaron Shaughnessy
3:00 PM3:45 PMCoffee & WaterCarbon Monoxide Poisoning in the Lodging IndsutryMike Larranaga 
3:00 PM3:45 PMCoffee & WaterBuilding trust with your short term rentalHeather Bayer & Mike BayerVanhorn A
4:00 PM4:45 PMCoffee & WaterTourism Predictions & ExpectationsJoe Schow, David Goldstein, Nathan RotmanVanhorn A&B
4:45 PM5:45 PMCocktails  Vanhorn A&B
6:00 PM8:00 PMDinnerPodcasters Panel/Why Canadian Content Matters
Healther Bayer/Jenn Boyles/John Stokinger/Mateo Bradford/Eric Thibodeaux/John Papaconstantinou
Monday April 22, 2024
8:00 AM10:00 AMBreakfastSafety BootcampJustin FordBaron Shaughnessy
8:00 AM12:00 PM Exhibit Hall Opens  
8:30 AM9:15 AMBreakfastWhy your brand story and content marketing matters to your businessMateo Bradford & Neely KhanVanhorn A&B
9:15 AM10:00 AMCoffee & WaterCreating a Standardized Industry without becoming cookie cutterAshley ChingVanhorn A&B
10:00 AM10:45 AMCoffee & WaterRevenue Management & Your Tech StackFrancois Guoelo & John AnBaron Shaughnessy
11:00 AM11:45 AMCoffee & Water(Francais) Proteger et maximiser son entreprise en recevant des reservations directement sur son site webPhilippe Pichette, John Papaconstantinou, Dany PapineauBaron Shaughnessy
11:00 AM11:45 AMCoffee & WaterMastering Email Marketing For Vacation RentalsArthur ColkerD.C. Coleman
11:00 AM11:45 AMCoffee & WaterDirect Bookings and The Local ImpactApril BurnsVanhorn A&B
Noon1:00 PMLunchYour PMS and managing your riskCatherine Ratcliffe & John StokingerVanhorn A&B
Noon2:00 PM Exhibitor Tear Down  
1:00 PM1:45 PMCoffee & WaterAI and Increasing your revenueBart SobiesBaron Shaughnessy
1:00 PM1:30 PMCoffee & WaterFR AIFrancois GoueloD.C. Coleman
2:00 PM3:00 PMCoffee & Water(Francais) Analyse de l’ompact de la legislation quebecoise sur l’offre de location a court terme a MontrealPhilippe Pichette, Dany PapineauD.C. Coleman
2:15 PM2:45 PMCoffee & WaterDigitizing the Guest ExperienceShiven KheraBaron Shaughnessy
3:00 PM3:45 PMCoffee & WaterThinking Bigger SoonerInvestor Girl Britt 
3:45 PM4:45 PMCoffee & WaterOwner Acquisition and getting it rightBraden Scriven, Braydon RossBaron Shaughnessy
5:00 PM8:00 PM Closing ReceptionCatherine RatcliffeVanhorn A

Featured Speakers

Justin Ford


Ashley Ching


Jamie Lane


Jenn Boyles

Direct Booking Success

John An


Kerri Gibson

Chalets Hygge

Julie Brinkman


Kim Moody

Moodys Private Client

John Coyne

Government of Yukon

Shari Angle

LOFT Consulting

Steve Trover

Better Talent

Francois Gouelo


Braydon Ross



Braden Scriven

Hostlaunch and Nomadics

Bart Sobies