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Hospitality 2020 & Beyond - "Lead & Inspire"

 

We are only as good as our team.

It is our job as a leaders to set the bar, inspire, and motivate our team to reach success and help grow our businesses, and what better way to demonstrate this than to attend (along with your key people) the Tasmanian Hospitality Association’s 2017 State Conference.

On the Monday the 9th and Tuesday the 10th of October, join us at the Wrest Point Convention Centre for two days of leadership and inspiration, including keynote speakers such as recipient of the Victoria Cross & Medal for Gallantry Ben Roberts-Smith, Premier of Tasmania Will Hodgman and legendary cullinary director from the Lake House Restaurant Alla Wolf-Tasker.

 
 

A message from the ceo

I am excited to Invite you to our first State Conference and Trade Show since 2010.
Themed Hospitality – 2020 & Beyond  “Lead & Inspire”, this high level conference will feature prominent national and local speakers at Hobart’s iconic Wrest Point Hotel on the 9th and 10th of October.
At a cost of $280 for one ticket and $240 for further, the conference will provide you with expert industry information addressing the most topical hospitality industry issues. You will also be inspired by the opportunity to hear one of Australia’s most sought after public speakers.
This is one Industry event you can’t afford to miss.

Steve Old

THA CEO

 
 

Our Keynote Speakers

Ben Roberts - Smith VC MG

Ben is a recipient of the Victoria Cross for Australia, the Medal for Gallantry and Commendation for Distinguished Service. He received his Victoria Cross in 2011 for his gallant selfless actions as an SAS soldier on his fifth tour of Afganistan.

As the most highly decorated soldier within the Commonwealth from the war in Afganistan, and one of few living recipients of the Victoria Cross worldwide, Ben's inspirational real life stories provide an insight into authentic leadership and selfless service.

Ben is a rare and motivational individual who has the ability to talk at all levels and is one of this nation's proven leaders. He will not only drive your team to succeed but will provide the vision of a leader who has been charged with providing the Australian Government with positive strategic outcomes in some of the world's most dynamic environments for over 17 years.

 

Alla Wolf - Tasker

Alla Wolf - Tasker is a true culinary revolutionary. As one of the country's most influential chefs, Alla has perfected the art of Australian regional cooking.

The chef has described her road into hospitality as 'a given' after being brought up by Russian migrant parents with a shared passion for food and entertaining. With some stints in local restaurants under her hat, the young chef took off for France where she struck upon the idea of brining the qualities of French country house cuisine back to her home.

The idea created a highly productive thirty years at Lake House, with her winning many admirers for her fresh approach. Her style celebrates luxurious ingredients with a steady hand. Alla released her first cookbook in 2013 (A Culinary Journey in Country Australia) and continues to use her position to support young chefs and the local community.

 

Premier Will Hodgman MP

The premier was first elected to Parliament at the 2002 state election, and from day one has been a huge advocate and supporter of the Tourism and Hospitality industries.

At the completion of the 2014 state election and with his party winning majority government, the Premier elect was quick to take on the portfolio Ministries of Tourism and Hospitality, and went about setting strong targets for the industry and government to achieve; one such goal was to attract a record 1.5 million visitors to Tasmania by 2020.

As we near a state election in March 2018, it is timely that our Premier has accepted our invitation to speak at our conference and update the industry on "where we are now" and "where he wants to take us into the future."

Rest assured, listening to him speak at the conference will be a must for anyone involved in our industry.

 

As well as other speakers, including...

Treasurer Peter Gutwien MP

Treasurer Peter Gutwien MP

Athur Laundy, Hotel Industry Legend

Athur Laundy, Hotel Industry Legend

Adam Cunningham, former President of NZ Hospitality

Adam Cunningham, former President of NZ Hospitality

Martin Ferguson AM, Former Federal Tourism Minister

Martin Ferguson AM, Former Federal Tourism Minister

The THA reserves the right to amend the program.

Tickets:

$280 for your first ticket and $240 per additional

 
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For further information or to book larger groups, please contact Leanne and Madi at enquiries@tha.asn.au or (03) 6220 7300