MANCHESTER, UK (March 3, 2011) — TATOC, the Timeshare Association, today announced the programme of speakers at its annual conference taking place 11th to 13th March at the Park Royal Hotel, Stretton, near Warrington.
The conference presentations commence on Saturday morning with Harry Taylor and Geoff Chapman from TATOC talking about Sharing Success – the theme of this year’s conference. This is then followed by Alex Radford, from Irwin Mitchell Solicitors, and a panel of industry experts including Phil Watson, Steve Clarke, Steve Bryant, Chris Sheldon and Susan Crook who will “strip timeshare bare”.
The morning session continues with a presentation by Chief Executive of the Resort Development Organisation, (RDO), Paul Gardner Bougaard. This is followed by a number of break-out sessions covering various industry topics.
Dimitris Manikis, Vice President of Business Development at RCI begins the afternoon with a question and answer session and is followed by Dr. Anthony Patterson from Liverpool University who will discuss the story of social networking.
The day concludes with a presentation from Stuart Lamont, Executive Chairman Club Leisure Group Pty who will talk to delegates about making a resort profitable. The afternoon will conclude with a working party round table including Phil Watson, Mark Cushway, Linda Freer, Simon Jackson, Patrick Duffy and Chris Kupusarevic.
The Sunday morning session begins with an update on the Christal House Charity by Vivienne Noyes-Thomas with the final presentation focusing on Trustees by Jennie Thompson.
“We are delighted that so many leading players from the timeshare industry are attending this year and this reflects the increasing importance of TATOC as an association. It will be a great opportunity for networking”, said Harry Taylor, TATOC CEO.
Delegate places and sponsorship opportunities are still available. Further information can be found at the TATOC website or by contacting Harry Taylor.
Visit http://www.timeshareassociation.org for further information on TATOC and the conference.
TATOC, the Timeshare Association, is a non-profit limited company which exists to safeguard and enhance the timeshare holiday experience for existing and prospective users and to be the acknowledged voice of owners.