2021 Show Schedule

Live Conference & Eight Days Of Online Presentations

In-Person and Online

The 2021 Book Direct Show is a hybrid event including both online and in-person access.

The Online Series - Sep 1-10, 2021

In the build up to our live show we will be hosting 8 days of online presentations featuring some of the best names and companies showcasing direct booking strategies.

The Schedule

Wednesday 1 September
PROFESSIONALISATION

Nancy McAleer will be speaking at The Book Direct Show

Nancy McAleer
Professionalism - The Chasm Between Full Occupancy and Mediocre Results

1600 BST • 1700 CET
1100 ET • 0800 PT

Wednesday 1 September
DIRECT BOOKING DATA

Alex Caravitis of Syncbnb will be speaking at The Book Direct Show

Thursday 2 September
VIDEO MARKETING

Wendy Jae and David Tucker will be speaking at The Book Direct Show

Wendy Jae David Tucker
Skyrocket your direct bookings with video marketing

1600 BST • 1700 CET
1100 ET • 0800 PT

Thursday 2 September
TRUST SIGNALS

Christophe Salmon of Revyoos will be speaking at The Book Direct Show

Christophe Salmon
How to increase direct bookings through trust signals

1700 BST • 1800 CET
1200 ET • 0900 PT

Friday 3 September
NICHE MARKETS

Marcus Radar will be speaking at The Book Direct Show

Marcus Räder
The importance of exploring niche markets for direct bookings

1600 BST • 1700 CET
1100 ET • 0800 PT

Friday 3 September
PINTEREST

Jodi Bourne

Jodi Bourne
How to Use Pinterest to Increase Bookings

1700 BST • 1800 CET
1200 ET • 0900 PT

Monday 6 September
GUEST EXPERIENCE

Chris Taylor will be speaking at The Book Direct Show

Chris Taylor
How to Become Part of Your Guests Delightful Memories

1600 BST • 1700 CET
1100 ET • 0800 PT

Monday 6 September
DIGITAL NOMADS

Daniela Derin will be speaking at The Book Direct Show

Daniela Derin & Deborah Labi
The Quest For Nomads

1700 BST • 1800 CET
1200 ET • 0900 PT

Tuesday 7 September
DATA

Ryan Wood will be speaking at The Book Direct Show

Ryan Wood
Using Airbnb Data to Improve your Business

1600 BST • 1700 CET
1100 ET • 0800 PT

Tuesday 7 September
TECHNOLOGY

Terry Whyte will be speaking at The Book Direct Show

Terry Whyte
What should you be looking for in a PMS to deliver direct bookings?

1700 BST • 1800 CET
1200 ET • 0900 PT

Wednesday 8 September
REVENUE MANAGEMENT 

Fabian Bartnick will be speaking at The Book DIrect Show

Fabian Bartnick
Revenue Management de-mystified - Does it really benefit everyone?

1600 BST • 1700 CET
1100 ET • 0800 PT

Wednesday 8 September
B2B SALES

Noble Crawford will be speaking at The Book Direct Show

Noble Crawford
Destination Marketing: How To Leverage B2B Sales To Increase Revenue

1700 BST • 1800 CET
1200 ET • 0900 PT

Thursday 9 September
BOOKING CONVERSION

Doug Kennedy will be speaking at The Book Direct Show

Doug Kennedy
Maximizing Sales & Service Via Textual Communications

1600 BST • 1700 CET
1100 ET • 0800 PT

Thursday 9 September
REVENUE MANAGEMENT

Jesse Lott will be speaking at The Book Direct Show

Jesse Lott
Short-Term Rentals and New Era of Pricing and Online Distribution

1700 BST • 1800 CET
1200 ET • 0900 PT

Thursday 9 September
FACEBOOK

Yvonne Halling will be speaking at the Book Direct Show

Yvonne Halling
Generating Direct Bookings from Facebook

1800 BST • 1900 CET
1300 ET • 1000 PT

Friday 10 September
REVENUE MANAGEMENT

Richie Khandelwal of Pricelabs will be speaking at The Book Direct Show

Richie Khandelwal
Revenue management strategies to make Book Direct a successful channel

1600 BST • 1700 CET
1100 ET • 0800 PT

Friday 10 September
TRUST & CONVERSION

Na'ím Anís Paymán will be speaking at The Book DIrect Show

Na'ím Anís Paymán
Optimising Conversions on
Direct Booking Websites

1700 BST • 1800 CET
1200 ET • 0900 PT

Sessions will be streamed between 1600-1700 BST (1700-1800 CEST, 1100-1200 ET, 0800-0900 PT)
Schedule and speaker list are subject to change at any time.

Book Direct Show Live - Monday Sep 13th

The Book Direct Show - Live
Monday 13th September
0900-1700
London, UK

Our live show will take place at the stunning Tobacco Dock in London.

Up to 150 property managers will join us for a day of education and networking with industry experts and learn invaluable actionable insights to generate more direct bookings.

Coffee, tea, refreshments and lunch included.

Enjoy educational sessions featuring the leading direct booking speakers and panelists talking about content marketing, storytelling, social media, video marketing, PR, email marketing, SEO and more.

Confirmed Speakers:

More to be confirmed soon.
Please note that the list of speakers and schedule may be subject to change.

Post Show Drinks & Networking 1700-1830

The Book Direct Show After Party 1900-2300
Join us at our social evening event less than 10 minutes walk from Tobacco Dock. Meet the Book Direct Community and network with industry professionals and peers.

Other Events

Short Stay Summit
An event organised by the industry, for the industry. 

The European Holiday Home Association (EHHA), UK Short Term Accommodation Association (STAA) and the Vacation Rental Management Association (VRMA) have joined forces to bring you the leading European business event for the short-term rentals industry.