ASAP is delighted to announce that we will be welcoming over 450 Industry professionals (details) from 19 countries to the ASAP Convention and Gala Dinner (see more) events being held in London next week over the 5th and 6th December.

James Foice, CEO of the Association of Serviced Apartment Providers highlights “We are delighted to be bringing together so many industry specialists, leaders, decision makers and peers to this event which continues to be the largest gathering of serviced apartment professionals.  The event this year has been coordinated around challenges which those in the industry have highlighted as important to them and their business and we therefore encourage anyone with an interest in the industry to come along to this key event of the calendar.”

The event sessions have been focused around key industry challenges as highlighted by a recent survey including Brexit and its effect on the sector and the workforce, Employment retention and engagement via diversity and inclusion, the impact of Technology as well as, a review of industry data and what the future holds.  Live Q&A panels on OTA’s and the future of the industry will enable attendees to be involved and participate in the latest discussions by raising their key questions during the session.

The extended two-day event will be bringing together operators, agents, providers and industry aligned suppliers to the flagship event for the sector which will offer a full event programme >> including seminars, workshops, campfire discussions >>  as well as key industry panels and two internationally renowned keynote speakers >>. And with the launch of the dedicated event app earlier this week attendees are already engaging and planning their schedules to maximise their attendance on site.

Ian Charman FRICS FIRRV, partner at Turner Morum LLP who will be leading a session on the interface between Non-Domestic Rates/Business Rates and Council Tax in the industry comments “This is the must-attend event for the industry in order to access specialist and focused expert advice.”

Networking is key and the event will offer over 10 hours of networking opportunities which will including drinks receptions on both evenings one of which is sponsored by Criton as well as the opportunity to engage with over 30 exhibitors in the exhibition hall.

The Convention will then culminate with an evening of celebrating the achievements within the sector with the prestigious presentation of the 2018 ASAP Serviced Apartment Industry Awards at its annual Gala Dinner.  Now in it’s 6th year, the awards from ASAP are the pioneering awards programme for the sector and with a record number of shortlisted this year the judging has been incredibly difficult.

There’s still time to book to attend the event, with tickets available for day 1 or day 2 only, as well as both days or a combined package including the gala dinner.  However, with only 8 seats remaining for the Gala Dinner, you will need to book ASAP!

TICKETS including best member rates & discounts:

Tickets can be booked HERE >> or if you’re a non-member serviced apartment operator or agent member benefit from 25% discount to find out more by booking HERE >>.

FURTHER INFORMATION:

Want to exhibit? Want further event information or to secure a last-minute sponsorship?

Full event information can be found HERE

Contact the events team as a priority at events@theasap.org.uk

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