CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

This schedule is a work-in-progress as we continue to create another unforgettable experience. Subject to change.

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TBC GNEX 2023 GOLF TOURNAMENT
GNEX 2023 Golf Tournament Enjoy an unforgettable round of golf with industry colleagues ahead of the main conference at the picturesque Coronado Golf Club on Coronado Island. Rated as one of the best public golf courses in the nation this course is a favorite destination for local residents and celebrities alike.

This will be a separate ticketed event. Spaces will be VERY limited and available to registered attendees only, on a first to purchase basis. More details to follow soon.

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7.30PM – UNOFFICIAL GATHERING @ HOTEL DEL CORONADO
GNEX 2023 Cocktails
The drinks aren’t on us just yet, but for those that have arrived already and want to meet and hang out, we will pick a bar in the hotel where you’ll be sure to find other GNEX attendees.
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08.30AM – 3.30PM GLOBAL NETWORKING EXPERIENCE DAY
GNEX Conference Networking Lounge GNEX stands for Global Networking EXperience, and so the first day focuses heavily on networking to help everyone develop new relationships in our popular Networking Lounge where business deals are brokered, strategic partnerships are forged and new relationships are born.

With all-day coffee and tea, morning pastries, and light working lunch, you can hold meetings, network and visit our exhibitors at your leisure in-between our planned networking events below.

Attracting senior executives from an expected 100+ companies from around the globe, your day will be filled with new opportunities to advance your business.

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9.15AM – 9.30AM CONFERENCE WELCOME & ANNOUNCEMENTS
Our resident Emcee will outline what’s coming up in our agenda over the next two days!
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9.30AM – 10.30AM 60-SECOND PITCH
GNEX 2022 Conference Learn who’s who right at the start of the event to help with your networking! The 60-Second Pitch session gives one representative of each participating company the chance to take to the microphone for just 60-seconds to provide a fast elevator pitch about who they are and what their company does, so that members of the audience can make a quick note of who they want to meet during the conference, and put a face to the name so they can more easily find them.

Please Note: This session only lasts one-hour and so participation is only guaranteed for sponsors and the first 60 companies to purchase delegate tickets, so if you haven’t already, REGISTER NOW to secure your spot!

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10.30AM – 12.00PM NETWORKING TIME
GNEX Conference Exhibiting Take time to network, hold meetings and visit our Exhibitors.
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12.00PM – 1.00PM LUNCH
Lunch Enjoy a light lunch in the Networking Lounge as you catch up with friends and network with attendees.
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1.00PM – 2.15PM EXPO LIVE!
This session brings the Networking Lounge to the main stage and comprises of fast-paced 5-minute pitch sessions where attendees can quickly learn more about several products and services that could help improve their business.
arriviaTBC
TBC
arrivia
Chris Hassall, CEO, Catalyst Marketing SolutionsChris Hassall
Partner
Catalyst Marketing Solutions
Vacation InnovationsTBC
TBC
Vacation Innovations
Paul Mattimoe, President & CEO, Perspective GroupPaul Mattimoe
Shareholder
Vacation SafeGuard
Ericka Schwarm, Director, Business Development, EquiantEricka Schwarm
Director of Client Development
Equiant
Steve Pentland, CEO, LightSteve Pentland
CEO
Light
RCITBC
TBC
RCI
JJS GlobalTBC
TBC
JJS Global
Gordon McClendon, CEO, SPI SoftwareGordon McClendon
CEO
SPI Software
TOWB, LLCTBC
TBC
TOWB
Terry Stobbs, Sales Manager, Tradex Inc.Terry Stobbs
Sales Manager
Tradex Inc.
 
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2.30PM – 3.30PM SPEED NETWORKING
GNEX Conference - Speed Networking Participate in our fan-favorite networking session where you’ll meet one-on-one with around 30 delegates. Every speed meeting gives each delegate one minute to share more details about their business and exchange business cards. When you find a representative from a company you want to know more about, you can then arrange to meet again during the event.

Participants, and the remaining attendees will also be able to enjoy our premium open bar during this event, held within the Networking Lounge.

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4.30PM – 7.00PM (8.00PM) GNEX 2023 YACHT PARTY
GNEX 2023 Yacht Party

We’re bringing the Spirit of California right to our doorstep to pick us up from the Hotel Del Coronado and take us on a Sunset tour of the San Diego Bay area – steeped in naval history. Includes Premium Open Bar, Food and Entertainment.

Boarding at 4.30PM.
Yacht will sail 5.00PM – 7.00PM
After Party at the Dock 7.00PM – 8.00PM (disembark at your leisure)

Sponsored by:

arrivia

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8.00AM – 9.45AM NETWORKING BREAKFAST
GNEX 2023 Conference Breakfast Enjoy a hearty breakfast ahead of a day of general sessions and more networking.

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9.45AM – 10.00AM DAY 2 INTRODUCTIONS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
Jim Madrid, Advance Sports TechnologyJim Madrid
Founder
AST
Grab your seats for some not-to-be-missed sessions, and hear some important announcements about the day ahead.
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10.00AM – 11.00AM PANEL SESSION TBC
More details to follow soon
     

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11.00AM – 12.00PM NETWORKING BREAK
Head back to our Networking Lounge for an hour of networking while enjoying some tasty bites, coffee and tea. Don’t forget to visit all of our exhibitors to learn more about what they can offer to your business.
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12.00PM – 1.30PM THE BOARDROOM
Unique to GNEX, this compelling session is the “ultimate” meeting of minds. The audience gets a fly-on-the-wall experience as our C-Suite industry experts conduct a round-table discussion on trending topics that impact the vacation industry, and their opinions of what the future holds.
   

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1.30PM – 2.30PM LUNCH
GNEX 2022 Conference - Lunch Enjoy a full lunch as you continue your conversations.

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2.30PM – 4.30PM TBC
More details on our General Sessions will be announced soon…

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6.00PM – 8.00PM FINALE PARTY & AWARDS PRESENTATIONS
2022 Perspective Magazine Awards As another unforgettable GNEX Conference comes to an end, we celebrate with the Perspective Magazine Awards presentations and a Finale Party with open bar, light food and DJ on our own private terrace at the Hotel Del Coronado.

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TBC

GNEX 2023 GOLF TOURNAMENT

Following our incredible experience at Wolf Creek Golf Club in Mesquite, NV, we are actively arranging our GNEX 2023 Golf Tournament and will be announcing details soon.

This will be a separate ticketed event. Spaces will be VERY limited and available to registered attendees only, on a first to purchase basis.


7.30PM –

UNOFFICIAL GATHERING @ HOTEL DEL CORONADO

The drinks aren’t on us just yet, but for those that have arrived already and want to meet and hang out, we will pick a bar in the hotel where you’ll be sure to find other GNEX attendees.


10.00AM – 4.00PM

GLOBAL NETWORKING EXPERIENCE DAY

The first day focuses heavily on networking to help everyone develop new relationships in our popular Networking Lounge where business deals are brokered, strategic partnerships are forged and new relationships are born.

With all-day coffee and tea, mid-morning pastries, and light working lunch, you can hold meetings, network and visit our exhibitors at your leisure in-between our planned networking events below.

Attracting senior executives from an expected 100+ companies from around the globe, your day will be filled with new opportunities to advance your business.


TBC

60-SECOND PITCH

Learn who’s who right at the start of the event to help with your networking! The 60-Second Pitch session gives one representative of each participating company the chance to take to the microphone for just 60-seconds to provide a fast elevator pitch about who they are and what their company does, so that members of the audience can make a quick note of who they want to meet during the conference, and put a face to the name so they can more easily find them.

Please Note: This session only lasts one-hour and so participation is limited to the first 60 companies to purchase delegate tickets, so if you haven’t already, REGISTER NOW to secure your spot!


TBC

SPEED NETWORKING

Participate in our fan-favorite networking session where you’ll meet one-on-one with around 30 delegates. Every speed meeting gives each delegate one minute to share more details about their business and exchange business cards. When you find a representative from a company you want to know more about, you can then arrange to meet again during the event.

Participants, and the remaining attendees will also be able to enjoy our premium open bar during this event, held within the Networking Lounge.


TBC

EVENING SOCIAL EVENT

We are working on a special experience for all delegates for this night. Watch this space!

8.00AM – 9.00AM

NETWORKING BREAKFAST

Enjoy a hearty breakfast ahead of a day of general sessions and more networking.


8.00AM – 6.00PM

NETWORKING LOUNGE OPEN

Our Networking Lounge is accessible throughout the conference and offers ample seating to hold meetings, with all-day Coffee & Tea available to provide you with an inviting networking experience. While in the lounge, also visit our Exhibitors so you can learn more about what those companies offer.


9.00AM – 9.30AM

DAY 2 INTRODUCTIONS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

Grab your seats for some not-to-be-missed sessions, and hear some important announcements about the day ahead.


9.30AM – 11.00AM

THE BOARDROOM

Unique to GNEX, this compelling session is the “ultimate” meeting of minds. The audience gets a fly-on-the-wall experience as our C-Suite industry experts conduct a round-table discussion on trending topics that impact the vacation industry, and their opinions of what the future holds.


11.00AM – 12.00PM

NETWORKING BREAK

Head back to our Networking Lounge for an hour of networking while enjoying some tasty bites, coffee and tea. Don’t forget to visit all of our exhibitors to learn more about what they can offer to your business.


12.00PM – 1.00PM

PANEL SESSION TBC

More details to follow…


1.00PM – 2.30PM

LUNCH

Enjoy a full lunch as you continue your conversations.


2.30PM – 4.30PM

GENERAL SESSIONS TBC

More details on our General Sessions will be announced soon…


6.00PM – 8.00PM

FINALE PARTY & AWARDS PRESENTATIONS

As another unforgettable GNEX Conference comes to an end, we celebrate with the Perspective Magazine Awards presentations and a Finale Party with open bar, light food and DJ.

Introducing Our GNEX 2023 Sponsors!

Interested in sponsoring GNEX 2023 in San Diego? CLICK HERE!

PLATINUM SPONSORS
Vacation Innovations
GOLD SPONSORS
SILVER SPONSORS
BRONZE SPONSORS
CustomerCount
JJS Global
SPI Software
TOWB, LLC
TRADEX
SUPPORTING SPONSORS
ASSOCIATION & INDUSTRY PARTNERS
AMDETUR
Canadian Resort & Travel Association
Resort Trades