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helloworld OMC kicks off in style

The 2014 helloworld Owner Managers Conference is about to commence with delegates to focus on contemporary retailing, culture, excellence and optimising results.

The 2014 helloworld Owner Managers Conference is about to commence with delegates to focus on contemporary retailing, culture, excellence and optimising results.

The two-day Owner Managers Conference in LA kicks off tomorrow with keynote speakers included leading motivator Dr John Izzo, Woolworth’s Director of Business Transformation Julie Coates, entrepreneurial chef Neil Perry and bestselling author Debbie Mayo-Smith, entrepreneur Chris Bashinelli, and leading author Chris Gardner. One of the world’s top motivational speakers Terry Hawkins is to lead the agent workshop.

CEO Elizabeth Gaines will open OMC, sharing her vision for helloworld and her strategy to cement the network’s leadership position with consumers, suppliers and agents.

In addition to keynote speakers, leading motivator Dr John Izzo, bestselling author Debbie Mayo-Smith, Woolworth’s Director of Business Transformation Julie Coates and entrepreneur Chris Bashinelli, delegates will benefit from workshops tailored to capture and amplify the expertise of the helloworld agent base. One of the world’s top 60 motivational speakers[1], Terry Hawkins will lead a powerhouse session on creating consumer champions and transformational service culture.

A number of initiatives which will empower helloworld members and their businesses will also be unveiled.

“There’s no doubt that this has been a year of remarkable achievements for helloworld and our agents,” Ms Gaines said.

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“Our success to date reflects our ability to demonstrate to our agents, our suppliers and to consumers that we already offer a real and genuine alternative. The knowledge and the expertise that is present here at our OMC is one of the most powerful resources that we have and the next two days are designed to amplify that resource for us collectively as well as at an individual level.”

Elizabeth Gaines, CEO helloworld

 

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Larry Emdur, David Clark The Cruise Team, Chris Hall APT & Travelmarvel

The major Conference sponsors are Qantas, Qantas Holidays, P&O Cruises & LA Tourism & Convention Board.

About Helloworld Limited

  • Helloworld Limited (ASX: HLO) is a leading Australian based travel distribution company, company, comprising retail travel businesses, air ticket consolidation, wholesale, corporate and online operations. This includes helloworld, Australia’s largest network of franchised travel agents, and helloworld.com.au.
  • helloworld is a nationwide network of independently owned and operated stores, offering Australian travellers unparalleled convenience, industry-leading service and the best value, tailor-made holidays.
  • helloworld was awarded Australia’s Best Travel Agency Group (100 outlets or more) at the National Travel Industry Awards.
  • helloworld has been creating lasting travel memories for more than 40 years through Harvey World Travel, Jetset Travel, Travelworld and Travelscene American Express brands.