INDUSTRY SERIES BRIEFING

SOUTH AUSTRALIA'S TRAVEL INDUSTRY

TUESDAY 3 DECEMBER 2020 | 3:00pm-5:00pm START | PHT SKY DECK

TRAVEL BOUNCES BACK

The promise of a COVID-19 vaccine, tourism and travel vouchers, re-opened state borders and low case numbers is giving hope to tourism operators at the end its most challenging year on record. 

Join Showcase SA Platinum and Gold members at the Phil Hoffmann Sky Deck in Glenelg to hear from a bumper panel of industry leaders to learn about how the industry has held up, and its prospects for 2021.

The panel segment of this event is also available to stream online.

Panellists include

– Phil Hoffmann (Managing Director) and Peter Williams (CEO, Phil Hoffmann Travel);
– Shaun de Bruyn (Chief Executive Officer, TiCSA); 
– Jakki Govan (Clockwise Consulting) and;
– Grant Wilkens (CEO & Co-Founder, G’Day Group)

EVENT SPEAKERS

Phil Hoffmann

Phil Hoffmann

Panellist

Phil Hoffmann established his own agency in 1990 with a staff of two, to provide his customers with something out of the ordinary – inspiring travel experiences coupled with outstanding customer service. It’s this approach that has enabled the success of his multi-award winning business in a competitive and challenging market; building an impeccable reputation amongst the travelling public for quality, value and personalised service.

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Peter Williams Phil Hoffmann Travel

Peter Williams

PANELLIST

Peter has been an integral part of Phil Hoffmann Travel since 1993. Originally employed at the Glenelg Office, Peter moved to Norwood in 1996 to become Branch Manager. He became a Director and subsequently General Manager in 2003, then Chief Executive Officer in 2007. Peter’s passions are travel, people management, business marketing, sport and family.

 

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Jakki Govan

PANELLIST

Jakki is a change management specialist, a problem solver and an ideas guru who continually strives for outstanding business performance. Follow Jakki on LinkedIn
Shaun de Bruyn TiCSA

Shaun de Bruyn

PANELLIST

Shaun deBruyn has been with the South Australian Tourism Industry Council since late 2015 having nearly 20-years’ experience in the industry. His background is diverse, including working in regional tourism; destination and experience development; marketing and distribution; government engagement; and strategic planning.

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Grant Wilckens G'Day Group

Grant Wilckens

PANELLIST

Grant Wilckens is the founder and CEO of G’DAY Group Holdings, the umbrella company for Discovery Parks, the Top Parks licensed network of holiday parks and G’DAY Rewards.

Grant left a career in corporate finance to establish Discovery Parks network of owned 15 years ago with a vision to make holiday parks cool again, bringing a touch of luxury to the affordable accommodation sector with cabins, lagoon pools, jumping pillows, waterparks and now safari tents.

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steve testar

Steve Testar

HOST

Steve Testar is the chief executive officer and co-founder of Showcase SA. Having spent two decades leading the largest property developments in the state he now works connecting over 150 member organisations from across South Australia through Showcase SA’s programs. 

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