GNEX 2012 Kicks Off in Cancun

Following the success of its first major shared ownership conference GNEX, last year, Perspective Magazine has announced the line-up for GNEX 2012, which takes place next week on January 31 – February 2 at the Ritz Carlton Cancun in Mexico.

The emphasis will be on investment potential for the industry, new growth strategies and experts will offer their take on the global outlook for 2012.

The event, themed “The Global Meeting of Minds” will begin with a poolside reception for the non-profit group Women In The Industry on Tuesday January 31 and the presentations and sessions kick off the following morning.

John Spence, Chairman & CEO, Karma Royal Group, is this year’s keynote speaker. Spence is a legend in the industry, becoming one of the leading pioneers in luxury shared ownership following a successful music industry career.

Among the sponsors and supports of the event are Europe’s official timeshare trade body, The Resort Development Organisation (RDO) and the consumer association, The Association for Timeshare Owners Committees (TATOC) as well as both leading exchange organisations Interval International and RCI.

Wednesday, February 1st, 2012 Highlights

8.00am – Welcome Address: Juan Carlos Gonzalez Hernandez, Tourism Secretary, Quintana Roo, Mexico

8.30am – Investment Potential In Latin America panel session
11.00am – An Insight Into The U.S. Consumer presentation
11.30am – Tools To Grow And Improve Your Business panel session
12.30pm – Connecting Through A Thousand Voices presentation
2.00pm – Keynote Speaker: John Spence, Chairman and CEO, Karma Royal Group
2.45pm – The 800 Pound Gorilla In The Room panel debate
5.00pm – Palapa Speed Networking on the beach
6.00pm – Beach Club Networking Party

Thursday, February 2nd, 2012 Highlights

9.00am – Why Fractionals, Why Now? panel session
10.00am – Reinventing The Wheel panel session
12.15pm – Using Online Data to Analyze Both Online and Offline Marketing Results presentation
12.45pm – Get Over It And Get On With It presentation
2.15pm – Global Predictions For Shared Ownership panel session
6.30pm – Gala Cocktail Reception at Hacienda Tres Rios Resort Spa & Nature Park in Riviera Maya
7.30pm – Perspective Magazine Awards Gala Dinner

Steve Luba, COO, Perspective Magazine North America, said: “As the first industry event of 2012, we are perfectly positioned to take the temperature of the industry and, withour networking events and panel debates, it will be an energetic and sometimes controversial event.”

Space is extremely limited as the event begins this coming week. To review the full list of speakers and participants on the agenda, please visit http://perspectivemagazine.com/gnex
Sponsors and supports of the event include:

Blue Strawberry Resorts, Holiday Systems International, Sunset World Resorts, Dial an Exchange, Resort Television, Travel To Go, Interval International, Lloydshare, RCI, BuyaTimeshare.com, Customer Count, Emirates Vacation Club, First American Title Insurance Company, Merlin Software, Sell My Timeshare NOW, Wyndham Vacation Resorts Asia Pacific, Track Results Software, Travel Guard, Circle One BlueBay Resort, El Cid Vacation Club, Grand Velas, Mayakoba Residences, Royal Resorts, Unlimited Vacation Club, Alternative Ownership Conference Asia Pacific (AOCAP), Australian Timeshare and Holiday Ownership Council (ATHOC), Cooperative Association of Resort Exchangers (CARE), Canadian Resort Development Association (CRDA), The Pacific Institute, Ragatz Associates Fractional Interest Conference, Resort Development Organisation (RDO), The Association for Timeshare Owners Committees (TATOC), Vacation Ownership Association of Southern Africa (VOASA), Women in the Industry (WIN) and Christel House International as Charity of Choice.

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