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Registration Open for Mind the Gap – Women & Diversity in Hospitality – A Learning Event

Category: Hotels|Tourism, Posted:13 Jun 2024 | 09:55 am

Diversity, inclusiveness, and equality are core issues for the hospitality industry. C9 Hotelworks and the Phuket Hotels Association have organized a learning event titled ‘Mind the Gap, Women & Diversity in Hospitality on Saturday 31st August at the SAii Laguna Phuket.

Join us in this unique, candid, and insightful half-day session that takes a closer look at critical issues facing women in the workplace. Our goal is to tackle topics which will help empower change and provide the tools and inspiration to make a difference. A special focus will be on how to enable career growth and still maintain a work life balance.

This is a learning event for those, regardless of gender, working in hotels, travel, restaurants hospitality tech, human resources, and the service sector.

The event is organized by the Phuket Hotels Association and C9 Hotelworks together with support from Dragonfly 360, Brand TD, Delivering Asia Communications, AMCHAM Thailand, SAii Laguna Phuket and Thaiger Media.

Event Schedule

Date: Saturday 31st August 2024

Venue: SAii Laguna Phuket, Similan Ballroom, 12:00 pm onwards

Registration

Session Schedule: 1:30 pm to 5:00 pm

 

Exclusive to Inclusive: Hospitality Leading the way for Neurodiverse Employment
Max Simpson, Founder and CEO, Steps

The Mission. Why is Diversity and Inclusion Important Today
Christina Ho, Airline Pilot | From a Fashion Designer to an Airline Pilot | TEDx Speaker

Managing Success at Work and with a Family
Kirsten Fletcher, Australian Consul -General, Phuket

Gaining A Voice, LBGTQ+ In the Hospitality Workplace
Nikki Phinyapincha, Founder, TransTalent Consulting Group

Female Leaders in the Restaurant Industry
(Moderator) Emma Gray, Vice President Marketing and Business Development, Delivering Asia Communications

Panel speakers

Session Co-Host

Sumi Soorian, Senior Advisor, Phuket Hotels Association

Short coffee and tea break

A Woman Leader. Leading Between the Lines
Anchalika Kijkanakorn, Founder and Managing Director, Akaryn Hospitality Management Services (AHMS)

Why We Need Role Models.  The Power of Inspiration
Julie Cancelloni, Founder and Managing Director, Inspiring Girls Thailand

Networking and Building Meaningful Connections
Naureen Ahmed, Founder, Inspiring Women in Hospitality

Understanding Mental Health and Wellbeing
David Boucher, Chief Executive Officer, Bumrungrad International Hospital Phuket
Paul Hawco, AVP Executive Global Director Integrated Welbeing, Banyan Group

DEI (Diversity, Inclusion, Equity) Training – A Short Course
Papungkron Numprasit, F&B Instructor and Supervisor in the Sustainable Hospitality Challenge, Dusit Thani College

Session Co-Host

Viona Zhang, Deputy Managing Director, C9 Hotelworks

Admission is THB500 payable at the door, with proceeds going to the non-profit Phuket Hotels Association training fund. Advance registration is required and QR code from Eventbrite is required for entry. SAii Laguna Phuket will be offering a special event lunch option. Parking is available and details will be sent out prior to event.

Please click for event registration HERE

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