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Tourism to the Max - The Future of Tourism in Western Adelaide

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AFL Max

32 Butler Boulevard

Adelaide Airport

SA 5059

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'All we know about the future is that it will be different' Ali Uren,

But how should you adapt your business for the future of tourism?
How will the new South Australian Visitor Economy Sector Plan 2030 impact Western Region tourism businesses?

Tourism to the Max will be an opportunity for visitor businesses to unpack these questions and more.

Rodney Harrex, chief executive of the South Australian Tourism Commission (SATC) will provide insights into the state's perspective, their current focus and activities.

Joining Rod will be Ali Uren of kiikstart, a refreshing and entertaining speaker, Ali has worked in-depth with leading businesses spanning the corporate, government, tourism and hospitality sectors.

Ali will consider

  • The role of innovation and creativity to remain competitive and grow
  • What is needed to design and build a business than attracts and develops the brightest talent and ultimately improves the reputation of tourism
  • How to build a business best positioned to respond to change

This unique event will be hosted at AFL Max, the nation's first immersive footy skills and entertainment centre. Backed by the biggest names in sport, the state-of-the-art facility combines the traditional with the latest technology. Joining us will be James Podsiadly, former Crow and Geelong player, James will take us on his 3 year journey to turn his vision for an indoor 5500m² family entertainment and training facility into reality.

James will talk about AFL Max's:

  • Business approach from concept through to design
  • Their growth plans
  • Their links to other local and regional businesses.

Presentations on the day will be:

  • Welcome by Mayor Angela Evans
  • A State perspective - what is means for Western Region Businesses, Rodney Harrex, The South Australian Tourism Commission
  • Beyond 2020 - Visionary Business and People Development, Ali Uren, Kiikstart,
  • From Dream to Reality, AFL Max - James Podsiadly

There will be plenty of time for networking at this event which is proudly supported by the Western Business Leaders.

Hosted by City of Charles Sturt and supported by the Western Alliance of Councils: Cities of Holdfast Bay, Port Adelaide Enfield and West Torrens.

FAQs

Is there car parking at the venue?

Yes, there are plenty of car parking spaces outside the venue

Can I tour the venue?

Yes, a tour will be provided as part of the event.

Will refreshments be served?

Light refreshments will be served



  • Rodney Harrex

    Rodney Harrex

    South Australian Tourism Commission (SATC) Chief Executive
  • James Podsiadly

    James Podsiadly

    AFL Max Managing Director
  • Ali Uren

    Ali Uren

    Kiikstart Founder/Director

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