The upcoming VITUR Summit, scheduled for May 10-12, is the premier event for short-term rental professionals and vendors looking to network, learn, and grow their businesses. With a stellar lineup of speakers, panel discussions, workshops, and exhibitors, the summit offers a wealth of opportunities for attendees to stay informed about industry trends, innovations, and best practices. Here are the key aspects of the event that you won’t want to miss.
VITUR Summit 2023 will feature an impressive list of keynote speakers, including industry leaders, CEOs, and influencers such as David Robles Fosg, Director of Business Development EMEA at Google Travel, who will discuss growing Google Travel products and partnerships in the region, and Eric Bergaglia, Senior Director and Global Head of Accommodations Segments at Booking.com, who will share his expertise on strategic growth segments and verticals in the short-term rental market.
Spanish-language attendees can also benefit from the knowledge of Miguel Angel Sotillos, President of FEVITUR; Yolanda de Aguilar, General Secretary of Consejería de Turismo; Carlos Pérez-Lanzac, President of AVVAPro; and Francisco de la Torre, Head of Malaga City Hall.
Speakers from the VITUR FORUM ESPAÑA(in Spanish) and the VITUR SUMMIT (in English) will share their expertise, insights, and experiences on various aspects of the short-term rental market, providing attendees with valuable knowledge to stay ahead in the industry. With keynotes covering topics like technology, revenue management, and customer experience, participants will gain a comprehensive understanding of the short-term rental landscape.
Panel Discussions and Workshops:
VITUR Summit 2023 offers a diverse range of panel discussions and workshops that address critical topics in the short-term rental industry, ensuring attendees gain valuable insights and practical knowledge. Here are some highlights:
- European Regulations: Understanding how European regulations will affect your business is crucial for property managers and owners. This workshop, conducted in Spanish, features experts such as Alvaro Graciani, General Secretary of AVVAPro, and Eduardo Miranda, Chairman of EHHA, discussing the implications of regulatory changes and strategies for compliance.
- Private Investor Needs: A workshop on the needs of private investors in tourist accommodations and residential tourism, with panelists like Silvia Blanco from Fevitur and Blanca Gundín Lesta, Property Manager and Community Leader at Airbnb in Galicia, sharing their insights on investment opportunities and market trends.
- Interior Design ROI: A Spanish-language workshop discussing the cost of interior design and its return on investment, led by Silvia Maison. This session will provide property managers and owners with insights on how to maximize the impact of interior design on guest satisfaction and revenue generation.
- Housekeeper Retention Strategies: This English-language workshop, featuring David Rovira and Juan Cruz Aliagga from Polaroo, will explore effective strategies for retaining housekeepers in 2023, a critical aspect of maintaining a high-quality guest experience.
- Choosing the Right Tech: An English workshop led by Sebastian Malec, Head of Growth at Tedee, and other industry experts discussing how to select the appropriate technology solutions for your growing business, ensuring scalability and efficiency.
- Reservation Channels Algorithms: Unlock the secrets of reservation channels algorithms and boost your bookings! Eduardo Mandri, CEO of Angel Host, will lead this workshop in English, offering valuable insights into optimizing channel management and maximizing bookings.
These panel discussions and workshops provide attendees with opportunities to delve deeper into specific areas of interest, gain practical knowledge, and engage in meaningful conversations with industry experts and peers.
Rental Scale-Up’s presence at VITUR
In addition to the impressive lineup of panel discussions and workshops, Thibault Masson, the founder of [Your Company], will be hosting an insightful session at VITUR Summit 2023, titled “Reshaping Your Business Model for Sustainable Growth for Property Managers.” This session will focus on identifying strategies and best practices for property managers to achieve sustainable growth in the ever-changing short-term rental market.
Thibault will be joined by an esteemed panel of experts, including:
- Louis Andrews, CEO at OVO Network
- Mateusz Sabak, CEO at RentPlanet
- Antoine Serrurier, Founder & CEO at COCOONR
- William Parry, CEO and Co-Founder at ALTIDO
These industry leaders will share their experiences and expertise on how to adapt and evolve business models to stay ahead in the competitive short-term rental market while ensuring long-term success and sustainability. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from some of the brightest minds in the industry and gain valuable insights to help you grow and thrive in your property management business.
The VITUR Summit offers numerous networking events, including cocktail receptions, luncheons, and one-on-one meetings, which will allow attendees to establish connections with other professionals, vendors, and potential partners. These networking opportunities are invaluable for fostering collaboration, innovation, and business growth in the short-term rental market. By connecting with like-minded professionals from various backgrounds, attendees can expand their networks, share ideas, and explore potential partnerships that can help their businesses thrive.
Innovative Solutions and Exhibitors:
The exhibition area at the VITUR Summit will host leading companies and startups showcasing their cutting-edge products and services designed to enhance the short-term rental experience for both hosts and guests. Attendees can discover the latest technology, tools, and services that will help improve their operations and stay competitive in the market. From smart locks and keyless entry systems to revenue management platforms and guest experience solutions, the VITUR Summit exhibition area offers a comprehensive overview of the innovations shaping the future of short-term rentals.
The VITUR Summit also offers a range of educational sessions and certifications for attendees, focusing on topics such as property management, guest experience, and revenue optimization. These learning opportunities are designed to help professionals enhance their skills, increase their knowledge, and drive success in the short-term rental industry. By participating in these educational sessions, attendees can stay up to date on industry trends, learn best practices, and gain a competitive edge in the market.
Destination and Venue:
The VITUR Summit 2023 will be held in the vibrant city of Malaga, Spain, known for its stunning beaches, rich cultural heritage, and lively atmosphere. The event venue, the Trade Fairs and Congress Center of Málaga (FYCMA), is an ideal location for attendees to explore the city’s attractions, accommodations, and transportation options. While attending the summit, participants can visit landmarks such as the Picasso Museum, the Alcazaba, and the Malaga Cathedral, and enjoy the city’s culinary scene and nightlife. By combining an enriching professional event with an exciting destination, the VITUR Summit offers a unique experience for attendees, allowing them to both learn and enjoy their time in Malaga.
With its comprehensive program, the VITUR Summit 2023 is a must-attend event for short-term rental professionals and vendors looking to stay ahead in the industry. From keynote speakers to workshops, networking opportunities to innovative exhibitors, and educational sessions to a vibrant destination, the summit promises to deliver valuable insights, connections, and experiences for all participants. Don’t miss your chance to join this premier event and take your short-term rental business to new heights. Register now and be a part of the VITUR Summit 2023 in Malaga, Spain.