Event Agenda

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

Saturday April 20, 2024
Start End Food Event Speaker Venue
8:00 AM 9:00 AM Breakfast Pre Set Up/Registration NA  
9:00 AM 12:00 PM Coffee & Water Exhibitor Move In NA VanHorn B&C
9:00 AM 12:00 PM Coffee & Water Registration NA CC PreFunction
9:30 AM 10:45 AM Coffee & Water Advocacy Bootcamp Catherine Ratcliffe, Nathan Rotman, Kerri Gibson Vanhorn A
11:00 AM 11:30 AM Coffee & Water Housekeeping and Operations Beth Haldane, Katt Martinez, Mike O’Connell Baron Shaughnessy
11:30 AM 12:45 PM Lunch Advocacy Luncheon MP Matt Jeneroux, MP Chris Warkentin, Catherine Ratcliffe, Jamie Lane, Nathan Rotman Vanhorn A
Noon 5:00 PM   Exhibit Hall Opens    
1:00 PM 1:30 PM Coffee & Water Welcome Remarks – Who we are and how do we align ourselves with Canada’s ever changing landscape and its regulators   Vanhorn A
1:30 PM 2:30 PM Coffee & Water Public Safety and the Short Term Rental Industry; Human Trafficking, Data Security & Compression Events Hon. Min. Dominic LeBlanc, Nathan Rotman, Catherine Ratcliffe Vanhorn A
2:45 PM 3:30 PM Water Safety, Accessability and Inclusive Rentals – a win-win socially and financially Lorraine Woodward Vanhorn A
3:30 PM 4:15 PM   Leveraging your processes and technology to support and protect your Guests, Owners and Community Lino Maldonado, Steve Trovier, Paul Hall & Laird Sager Vanhorn A
4:30 PM 5:45 PM Cocktails and light appetizers Advocacy VIP Reception Matt Jeneroux, Chris Warkentin, Baron Shaughnessy
6:00 PM 8:00 PM        
Sunday April 21, 2024
Start End Food Event Speaker Venue
8:00 AM 9:00 AM Breakfast Emergency management, climate preparedness and the short term rental industry Matt Jeneroux, John Coyne, Ben Pereira Vanhorn A
9:00 AM 10:00 AM   FR Mortgage and Finance Options John Papa Baron Shaughnessy
9:00 AM 9:45 AM Coffee & Water Dynamic Pricing Strategies Julie Brinkman VanHorn A
9:45 AM 10:00 AM Coffee & Water Navigating industry and the short term rental industy Steve Davis Vanhorn A
10:00 AM 4:00 PM Coffee & Water Exhibit Hall Opens NA  
10:00 AM 10:30 AM Coffee & Water Building Community and Operational best practices Kerri Gibson Baron Shaughnessy
10:30 AM 11:00 AM Coffee & Water The Guest Experience and Direct Bookings Jenn Boyles Vanhorn A
11:00 AM 11:45 AM Coffee & Water Direct Booking Revenue Strategies Conrad O’Connell Vanhorn A
Noon 1:00 PM Lunch Bank of Canada predictions, Mortagages, Commercial lending and government grants Kim Moody Vanhorn A
1:00 PM 2:00 PM Coffee & Water Finding the right team and keeping them Steve Trover & Shari Angle Vanhorn A
2:00 PM 2:45 PM Coffee & Water Designing your vacation rental for success Courtney Valiquette & Brittany Arnason Vanhorn A
2:00 PM 2:45 PM Coffee & Water Incident Management Eric Thibbideaux Baron Shaughnessy
3:00 PM 3:45 PM Coffee & Water Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in the Lodging Indsutry Mike Larranaga  
3:00 PM 3:45 PM Coffee & Water Building trust with your short term rental Heather Bayer & Mike Bayer Vanhorn A
4:00 PM 4:45 PM Coffee & Water Tourism Predictions & Expectations Joe Schow, David Goldstein, Nathan Rotman Vanhorn A&B
4:45 PM 5:45 PM Cocktails     Vanhorn A&B
6:00 PM 8:00 PM Dinner Podcasters Panel/Why Canadian Content Matters
Healther Bayer/Jenn Boyles/John Stokinger/Mateo Bradford/Eric Thibodeaux/John Papaconstantinou
Monday April 22, 2024
Start End Food Event Speaker Venue
8:00 AM 10:00 AM Breakfast Safety Bootcamp Justin Ford Baron Shaughnessy
8:00 AM 12:00 PM   Exhibit Hall Opens    
8:30 AM 9:15 AM Breakfast Why your brand story and content marketing matters to your business Mateo Bradford & Neely Khan Vanhorn A&B
9:15 AM 10:00 AM Coffee & Water Creating a Standardized Industry without becoming cookie cutter Ashley Ching Vanhorn A&B
10:00 AM 10:45 AM Coffee & Water Revenue Management & Your Tech Stack Francois Guoelo & John An Baron Shaughnessy
10:00 AM 10:45 AM Coffee & Water (Francais) Proteger et maximiser son entreprise en recevant des reservations directement sur son site web Philippe Pichette, John Papaconstantinou, Dany Papineau Baron Shaughnessy
11:00 AM 11:30 AM Coffee & Water FR AI Francois Gouelo Baron Shaughnessy
11:00 AM 11:45 AM Coffee & Water Direct Marketing April Burns Vanhorn A&B
Noon 1:00 PM Lunch Your PMS and managing your risk Catherine Ratcliffe & John Stokinger Vanhorn A&B
Noon 2:00 PM   Exhibitor Tear Down    
1:00 PM 1:45 PM Coffee & Water AI and Increasing your revenue Bart Sobies Baron Shaughnessy
2:00 PM 3:00 PM Coffee & Water (Francais) Analyse de l’ompact de la legislation quebecoise sur l’offre de location a court terme a Montreal Philippe Pichette, Dany Papineau D.C. Coleman
2:15 PM 2:45 PM Coffee & Water Digitizing the Guest Experience Shiven Khera Baron Shaughnessy
3:00 PM 3:45 PM Coffee & Water Thinking Bigger Sooner Investor Girl Britt  
3:45 PM 4:45 PM Coffee & Water Owner Acquisition and getting it right Braden Scriven, Braydon Ross Baron Shaughnessy
5:00 PM 8:00 PM   Closing Reception Catherine Ratcliffe Vanhorn 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