Symposium Agenda

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Vacation Income Property Symposium


The Cape
347 Main Street East, Prince Edward, ON K0K 2T0


November 5th, 2022


8:30am  Registration & Breakfast
 9:15am      Opening Remarks
 9:30am     Airbnb Insights & Strategy for Better Hosting   
  • Insights on the vacation rental market and new advances hosts can use on Airbnb
  • Speakers: Camille Boulais-Pretty & other Airbnb staff
 10:30am  Coffee Break
Insights on Where to Buy Your Next Investment Property
Insuring Your Vacation Rental: Insights From the Insurers
 11:35am     Solutions for Financing Your Vacation Rental
  • Exploring the mortgage and financing options available to allow individuals the ability to start or expand their investment property portfolio
  • Speakers: Davelle Morrison (Moderator) & Joe Sammut
 11:35am      Getting the Most Out of Your Property Management Relationship
  • From self-management to professional management. Should you make the jump? Learn why you should have a property manager going into 2023
  • Speakers: Muzafar Malik (Moderator), Parker Morrison & Ashley Cameron
  12:15pm  Lunch
 1:00pm  S.T.A.: Sustainability. Tourism. Architecture
  • Case Studies in designing for the short-term accommodation marketplace. The design & build of two purpose-built Passive House STA residences in PEC
  • Speakers: Muzafar Malik (Host) & Jonathan Kearns
 1:00pm  Ensuring Your Winter Rentals Don't Affect Your Summer Revenue
  • The ins & outs of protecting yourself when you engage in rentals over the winter months
  • Speaker: Michael E. Solomon
 1:50pm   Understanding the County Rules & Regs
  • Clarification & understanding of the many rules to owning and running your vacation rental in PEC
  • Speakers: Matt Pennock (Moderator), Arryn McNichol & Chad Brown
 2:30pm  Coffee Break
 2:45pm    Creating the Best Interiors to Keep Your Bookings Coming
 2:45pm  Tech Solutions for Better Hosting
  • Industry-leading experts will explore and discuss technologies that you can use in your vacation rental to maximize revenue, guest satisfaction and profitability
  • Speakers: Mike Amos (Moderator), Arantza Ramos, Veronique Lalonde & Dora Du
 3:30pm  Wine tasting with Karlo Estates
  • Learn how to engage all five senses through a tasting featuring three unique wines
  • Vintner: Sherry Karlo
 4:00pm    Become & Stay a Superhost
  • Excellence in hospitality is integral to running a successful vacation rental. Join three top-of-class owners/operators in the county for a discussion on how to keep your guests returning and your business growing year over year
  • Speakers: Joshua Linde (Moderator), Grant van Gameron, Lenka McGregor & Dale Wainwright
 5:15pm     Let’s Taco ‘Bout Networking Prince Edward Yacht Club
  • Join us for food, drink and networking (with musical guest Howard Lopez