Outgoing Accor Pacific Chief Executive Officer, Simon McGrath AM
Accor Chief Operating Officer – Pacific, Simon McGrath, is one of 12 leaders speaking on the webinar

Don’t miss out on registering for HM‘s inaugural virtual industry webinar – titled ‘The Recovery Starts Now‘ – being held tomorrow, June 18, which has attracted a strong industry uptake, with over 1,400 registered to watch the summit that will feature some of the leading hoteliers in Asia-Pacific.

Hosted by HM magazine Editor-In-Chief and AHICE Content Committee Chair, James Wilkinson, the 1.5-hour long webinar, sponsored by Hostplus and Intrust Super, will be a market snapshot on what to expect in the coming weeks and months as the recovery from COVID-19 starts in many countries in the region.

A number of the leading owners, investors, operators, associations and tourism leaders are scheduled to speak at the virtual event, including Simon McGrath, Leanne Harwood, Craig Smith, Marianne Ossovani, Phillipa Harrison, Dr Jerry Schwartz and many more.

Leading owners Dr Jerry Schwartz and Marianne Ossovani are key speakers on the program

Confirmed speakers include:
-Craig S. Smith, Group President – International, Marriott International (Hong Kong)
-David Mansfield, COO, Quest Apartment Hotels (Melbourne)
-Dean Long, CEO, Accommodation Association (Sydney)
-Dr Jerry Schwartz, Director, Schwartz Family Company (Sydney)
-Girish Jhunjhnuwala, CEO & Founder, Ovolo Hotels (Hong Kong)
-Leanne Harwood, MD – Australasia/Japan, IHG (Sydney)
-Marianne Ossovani, CEO, Elanor Investors Group and HTL Partners (Sydney)
-Michael Johnson, CEO, Tourism Accommodation Australia (Sydney)
-Phillipa Harrison, Managing Director, Tourism Australia (Sydney)
-Sally Attfield, Hotel Sector Manager, Tourism Industry Aotearoa (Wellington)
-Simon McGrath, COO – Pacific, Accor (Sydney)
-Trent Fraser, CEO, Choice Hotels AsiaPac (Melbourne)

Details of the webinar:
-When: Thursday, June 18, 2020
-Time: 11:00 AM AEST – 12:30 PM AEST
-Where: Online – Click here to Register Now
-Your Host: James Wilkinson, Editor-In-Chief – HM magazine & AHICE Conference Chair (Sydney)

HM‘s ‘The Recovery Starts Now‘ webinar is proudly presented by the Australasian Hotel Industry Conference and Exhibition (AHICE) Diamond Sponsors Hostplus and Intrust Super.

James Wilkinson

Editor-In-Chief, Hotel Management