AGM at Clayton Hotel Liffey Valley, Dublin 22
followed by 2019 Conference:
re-positioning self catering for the next market shift

Tickets on Sale HERE

Tuesday 19th November

9.30 – 10.00 Registration & Meeting Business Partners, Pegasus Suite

Please note that all members must register prior to the meeting to receive a voting card

Tea & Coffee will be served to welcome our delegates

10.00 – 10.45       AGM (Strictly for ISCF members only)

CONFERENCE Open to Members & Non-Members   Re-Positioning Self Catering for the Next Market Shift
Moderator – Eoghan Corry, Editor, Travel Extra

10.45 – 11.15          ‘Impact of the Irish Self Catering Sector on Tourism’  – Launch of the Sectoral Report 2019
Mike Ortegon, Director of EU Chanel Operations, HomeAway
Dr Suzanne Hamilton, Director, Frontline
Tara Kerry, Registrar & Hospitality Development Manager, Fáilte Ireland

11.15 – 12.15         What everyone ought to know about the diversity of our product
Panelists include:
John Bermingham – Owner of Crocanoir Holiday Homes, Slievenamon, South Tipperary

Gerardine Lennon, Manager Lough Lannagh Holiday Village, Castlebar, Co Mayo
Anita Higgins, Director of Business Development, Adare Manor, Co Limerick  

12.15 – 13.00          How do we operate now in Rent Pressure Zones?
Panelists include:
Conor O’Sullivan, Assistant Principal, Planning Section, Department of Housing

13.00 – 13.45          Lunch & Trade Stands

13.45 – 14:00          Extreme weather changes for holiday rental – challenges and opportunities

Carlos Villaro Lassen, Secretary General of European Holiday Home Association EHHA

14.00 – 14.45          Marketing & Technology for the New Era
Panelists include:
James Flynn, Owner Trident Holiday Homes
Robert Kennedy, Product Director and Co-Founder, SuperControl Booking and Management Systems
Brian Harte, Head of Customer Engagement and E-Marketing Tourism Ireland                                                                                                

14:45 – 15.30          Tapping into Local Resources & Funding
Panelists include:
Mairead Winters, Munster Vales Tourism Destination                                                                                                                                                                Eoghan O’Mara Walsh, Chief Executive Officer, Irish Tourism Industry Confederation, ITIC

15.30 – 16.00          Brand Ireland – what do Tourism Ireland have in mind for our sector?
Niall Gibbons – Chief Executive of Tourism Ireland

16.00 – 16.15          Closing Remarks by Chairman

* Agenda subject to change (
* New Panelists to be added once confirmed

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Alternative payment methods to are

  • cheque payable to Irish Self Catering Federation
  • BACS

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