18th & 19th of February 2023, 10:00-18:00
at the University Campus of Ancient Olive Grove

Short Stay Greece

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At the Short Stay Greece Conference (ex BnB Greece). Come to the annual short-term rental conference, which this year has as its central motto …Go Beyond

Top speakers from Greece and abroad will offer two days of knowledge

Attend workshops that will help you take your hosting services even further (…Go Beyond). Meet exhibitors who will offer you high-level solutions and services to upgrade your activity.

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SPEAKERS & WORKSHOPS About

We are dedicated to creating top events for the Greek Short-Term Rentals, Villas & Serviced Apartments market. We will soon announce the complete program of the Short Stay Greece Conference 2023. At the same time, we will announce speakers, participations, exhibitors and workshops. Stay tuned!

Alexander Caravitis

February 18

The day and the content are tailored to the entrepreneurs (Property Managers) of the short-term rental under the title "Meet the Greeks".

 

The new data that have emerged from the directives of the European Commission, the challenges that are deleted at the operational level, the elements and data of the Greek market, the solutions they can have in their offered product, and the presentations that will be made, compose the content of the first day. At the same time, there will be workshops that will help to better understand the Short-Term Rentals market.

 

The annual general assembly of the Short-Term Accommodation Managers Association (STAMA Greece), which will take place on the first day, will be the meeting point and rallying point for Greek property managers in a time of constant challenges.

10:00 am

Opening

Aris Papagrigoriou, associate professor, chairman of the Department of Tourism Management, University of Attica

10:10 – 10:30

Session 1: Data & Insights

Presentation: The course of short-term leasing in Greece

  • Data & insights of the Greek STRs VS Hotels market

Tom Payne - Enterprise Account Executive, Transparent

10:30-11:00

Session 2: Regulation in Europe and in Greece

The European Register and the changes proposed by the European Commission for short-term rentals

Fireside chat with

  • Carlos Perez-Lanzac, President STR Andalusian Association, AVVAPro

11:00-11:30

STAMA Greece - Panel discussion

  • Discussion with STAMA (Short-Term Accommodation Management Association) members

11:30-12:00

Greece: Regulations, VAT and Fees

Panel Discussion

Title: What is in force and what changes are being prepared

  • Stratos Paradias – President POMIDA
  • Dafni Batsara – attorney at law Batsara & Associates
  • George KanellopoulosMeno Properties

12:00-13:45

Session 3: The OTAs future view

12:00-12:30 Airbnb Presentation: 

  • Antonio Laveneziana - Territory Manager for Italy and South East Europe, Airbnb 
  • Elena Vourli - Market Manager for Greece, Cyprus and Malta, Airbnb 
  • (12:30-13:00) VRBO Presentation: 

James Cassidy - Senior Director, Partner Success Vacation Rentals, EMEA, VRBO

13:00-13:45 Panel Discussion: 

  • James Cassidy - Senior Director, Partner Success Vacation Rentals, EMEA, VRBO
  • Iason Anastasinis – CEO, TravelStaytion
  • Javier Cedeño-Barreiro - Team Lead Business Development Greece + Iberia, Holidu

 

13:45-14:45

Session 4: The technology behind the success

Panel Discussion

  • Oreste Fischetti - Sales Area Director, South Mediterranean Counties, Avantio
  • Andrew Martyn - CEO, Your.Rentals
  • James Burrows - CEO, Rentals United
  • Flo Stich - COO, Turbosuite
  • Marie Fages - Solutions Consultant, PriceLabs

14:45-15:15

Happy Hour - Sponsored by PriceLabs

Plus networking

15:15-16:00

Session 5: To be or not to be… luxury?

15:15-15:30 When is an accommodation luxury and what do its guests ask for?

  • Sirreti's Wolf Worster analyzes the needs of the Luxury & Ultra Luxury Vacation Rental market

15:30-16:00 Managing Villas in Greece

  • Major villa management companies in Greece are discussing about the market

16:00 – 19:00

STAMA General Assembly

For members & friends of STAMA

 February 19

Alexander Caravitis

February 19

The day and content belong to the hosts and the community under the title "Community matters".

 

What are the challenges that hosts face and how can they improve their practices for better performance?

 

The discussion panels, presentations, and parallel workshops provide all the answers to the questions.

 

For property owners who are interested in the short-term rental industry and want to be informed, the day is a golden opportunity to gain knowledge, while also giving them the opportunity to search and select their property manager and delegate if they are short on time to get involved.

11:00 – 11:30

Session 1: Data & Insights

Presentation: The Greek STR market trends

  • Sally Henry - VP of Business Development for EMEA, Key Data

11:45-13:30

Session 2: The road to success

11:30-12:00 The 10 secrets of successful hosts

  • Alexander Karavitis, Co-founder of Hosthub

12:00-12:30 Digital guest experience: the key to improving reviews and increasing revenue

  • Stelios Christakis - Founder, Tourmie
  • Anastasia Andriopoulou - Head of Sales, Tasteat
  • Athanasios Piliounis - CEO, Radefy

12:30-13:15 Management: Doing it on your own VS giving it to a company

  • Individual owners and company representatives analyze the pros and cons

13:15-13:30

Session 3: ONE MORE THING

  • Presentation by Dimitris Makalias

13:30-14:00

Happy Hour - Sponsored by PriceLabs

Plus networking

14:00-14:45

Session 4: Regulation & Taxation

14:00-14:30 Regulation and Taxation of short-term rentals - Fireside chat with 

  • Spyros Raikos - Accounting & Payroll Supervisor, KRS 
  • Anna Tzagaraki - Accounting & Tax Supervisor, KRS

14:30-14:45 Short-term rental and legal disputes with neighbors

  • Dr. Fotis Spyropoulos & Manos Technitis - Spyropoulos Law Firm

15:00-15:30

Session 5: Hosts-Guests: A “love & hate” relationship

The pandemic of bad guests and how to deal with it

Panel: Prevention, customer care and management of bad reviews

  • Panagiotis Kampisioulis - General Manager, Sigma Security
  • Aggeliki Lomi - Customer experience specialist, WelcomeHost
  • Theofanis Timiadis- Central Macedonia Airbnb Host Community
  • igloohome (Smart lock & Lock Boxes)

15:30-16:30

Session 6: Optimizing your Airbnb activity

Panel: Representatives of the Airbnb Community in Greece give practical advice

  • Dimitris Karagounis - Central Macedonia Airbnb Host Community
  • Stratos Zafiriadis - Athens & Attica Region, Ionian Islands Airbnb Host Community
  • Theofanis Timiadis- Central Macedonia Airbnb Host Community

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