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Program of Events  


SUNDAY, OCTOBER 05, 2008
9:00 – 22:00 Arrival at the Hotel and Registration at the Convention Site



DAY ONE: MONDAY, October 06, 2008

Session hours are 8:30 to 18:15

Time Description Parallel
Events
7:00 - 8:00 Breakfast at the hotel  

8:30 – 9:30

Opening Ceremony: Official Welcome & Opening Keynote Address
TPO Exhibition
9:30 – 11:00 Global Roundtable: Executives in the Hot Seat
The Future of Tourism Investment---Opportunities in the Global Market
11:00–12:00 Opening of the TPO Exhibition
(complimentary access for all registered delegates)
12:00 –13:30 Lunch

Let's Make a Deal

13:30–14:45

Global Roundtable:
Taking on the Risks-- Managing Risks & Guaranteeing Investment

Tourism Marketing Showcase

15:00–16:15

Global Roundtable:
Global Reservation and Distribution Services Drive Tourism Around the World—The Customer Perspective

16:15–16:45 Break: Coffee, Tea, Refreshments Let’s Make a Deal

16:45–18:15

Global Roundtable:
Hotel Investment---The Outlook from the Operators

19:00–21:30 Welcome Reception:
Dinner and Cultural Event—KOREAN DELIGHTS



DAY TWO : OC
TOBER 07, 2008, TUESDAY
Session hours are 09:00 to 18:00 including meals and breaks provided.

Time Description Parallel
Events
7:00–08:00 Breakfast at the hotel  

08:30 – 09:00

Global Keynote: The Changing Face of Investment Sources
Who ‘s Got the Money—How to Access It?

 

8:30-11:30
TPO Executive Committee Meeting

09:00 – 10:30 Global Roundtable:
Opportunity Knocks: Global Trends and Local Fortune
Regional Investment Trends I
Spotlight on Asia and Australia
Spotlight on the Americas
10:30 – 10:45 Special Presentations: Aiming For the Stars
Gateway Investment Opportunity—Where to Build and What to Build?
Let's Make a Deal
10:45 – 11:00

Focus on North American Tribal Hotel, Resort, Casino and Hospitality Industry
(i.e. Tribal Tourism Industry)

 

11:30-1:00
TPO Session

11:00 –11:30

Break: Tea, Coffee, Let’s Make a Deal networking opportunity

11:30 – 1:00

Simultaneous Interactive ‘HOW TO’ Workshops:
  • Workshop I: Investing in the Total Product: is green investment a way forward?
  • Workshop II: Building Business Linkages
  • Workshop III: How to Hit the Ground Running
  • Workshop IV: Spotlight on Success- feeling the pulse
1:00 – 14:30 Lunch Provided: Establish the Connection---TPO Exhibit Visit

14:30 – 16:00

Global Roundtable:
Opportunity Knocks: Global Trends and Local Fortune
Regional Investment Trends II

Spotlight on the Mediterranean and the Middle East
Spotlight on Africa
Spotlight on Europe

 

16:00 – 16:30

Break: Tea, Coffee Departing for the APEC House

Let’s Make a Deal

16:30 – 18:00

A SPECIAL SESSION at the APEC House

Ministers and CEOs Panel:
Banking on Each Other: Public-Private Partnerships for Investment in Tourism Sectors

16:30-18:00
TPO Session

18:30 – 21:30

An Outdoor Extravagance at the APEC House:
Dinner, Cultural Performance and Award Ceremony

 

DAY THREE: OCTOBER 08, 2008, WEDNESDAY---A BUSINESS CASUAL DAY
Session hours are 8:30 to 13:00

Time Description Parallel
Events
08:30 – 09:00

Breakfast, Business to Business Networking

 
09:00 – 10:30 Global Roundtable: Executives in the Hot seat
The Capital Markets—DEBT & EQUITY

9:00–10:30
TPO Session

10:30–11:00 Break: Tea, Coffee and refreshments  
11:00–12:00 Final Roundtable:
An accumulative Summary of the Past Sessions, followed by an intriguing Forum on
Follow the Money: Aladdin’s Treasures
 
12:00–13:00 Closing Ceremony: Last Words  
13:00–14:00 Lunch Let's Make a Deal
14:30–19:00 EXPLORING BUSAN:
A Memorable Metropolis---City Tour Organized by the City Govt.
 

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