CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

This schedule is subject to change as we continue to create an incredible event. A final schedule will be released closer to the event.

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TBC GNEX-ACOTUR 2021 GOLF TOURNAMENT
GNEX 2021 Golf Tournament - Blue Monster We are working on creating the 1st Annual GNEX-ACOTUR Golf Tournament.

This will be a separate ticketed event. Spaces will VERY limited and available to registered attendees only, on a first to purchase basis. More details will be released soon.

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10.00AM – 1.45PM EARLY ACCESS & REGISTRATION
GNEX-ACOTUR Conference The conference doesn’t start until 1.45PM, but we’ve arrange for early access to our Networking Lounge where you can grab coffee and pastries while you hold your meetings, network and visit our Exhibit Booths and Tables. You can also visit our Registration Desk during this time to pick up your Delegate Badge(s).
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1.45PM – 2.00PM CONFERENCE WELCOME
Jim Madrid, Founder, Advance Sports TechnologyJim Madrid
Founder
AST
Join us for the opening sessions and a welcome from our resident Emcee, who will outline what’s coming up in our agenda over the next two days.
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2.00PM – 3.00PM 60-SECOND PITCH
60-Second Pitch Learn who’s who right at the start of the event to help with your networking! The 60-Second Pitch session gives one representative of each participating company the chance to take to the microphone for just 60-seconds to provide a fast elevator pitch about who they are and what their company does, so that members of the audience can make a quick note of who they want to meet during the conference, and put a face to the name so they can more easily find them.

Please Note: Participation is limited and provided on a first-to-register basis, so REGISTER NOW to secure your spot!

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3.00PM – 4.00PM THE BOARDROOM
Unique to GNEX, this compelling session is the “ultimate” meeting of minds. The audience gets a fly-on-the-wall experience as our C-Suite industry experts conduct a round-table discussion on trending topics, including the unprecedented impact of the Coronavirus Pandemic on the travel sector, what they did to adapt, what worked and what didn’t and what the future holds now.
Jorge Herrera, Managing Director, Unlimited Vacation ClubJorge Herrera
Managing Director
Unlimited Vacation Club
Alain J.A. Grangé, Principal, Grangé GroupAlain J.A. Grangé
Principal
Grangé Group
Rinaldo Fernandez, President Global Travelers Club Division, Karisma Hotels & ResortsRinaldo Fernandez
President Global Travelers Club Division, Karisma Hotels & Resorts
Gerardo Rioseco, Chief Loyalty Officer, PosadasGerardo Rioseco
Chief Loyalty Officer
Posadas
Jason Gamel, President & CEO, ARDAJason Gamel
President & CEO
ARDA
Paul Mattimoe, President & CEO, Perspective GroupPaul Mattimoe
President & CEO
Perspective Group
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4.00PM – 5.30PM SPEED NETWORKING
Speed Networking Participate in our fan-favorite networking session where you’ll meet one-on-one with around 30 delegates. Every speed meeting gives each delegate one minute to share more details about their business and exchange business cards. When you find a representative from a company you want to know more about, you can then arrange to meet again during the event.
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5.30PM – 7.30PM WELCOME PARTY
Ritz Carlton Cancun Continue your networking in a more social environment as we take the party outside within the grounds of the luxurious Ritz Carlton Cancun. Includes Premium Open Bar, buffet food and DJ.
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8.00AM – 10.00AM NETWORKING BREAKFAST
BreakFast With a packed day of sessions and networking events ahead, grab a coffee and breakfast pastries in the Networking Lounge. Also use this time to hold meetings and visit our exhibitors ahead of the main sessions.
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10.00AM – 12.00PM ACOTUR PANEL:
Details of this panel will be announced shortly.
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11.00AM – 12.00PM COFFEE BREAK
Coffee Break Grab some refreshments in our Networking Lounge, hold meetings and visit our exhibitors.
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12.00PM – 1.30PM GENERAL SESSIONS
We will be adding more sessions to this segment very soon.
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1.30PM – 3.30PM NETWORKING LUNCH
Lunch Enjoy a delicious lunch outside in the beautiful courtyard at the Ritz Carlton Cancun as you continue to network and catch up with friends and colleagues.
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3.30PM – 4.30PM GENERAL SESSIONS
We will be adding more sessions to this segment very soon.
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4.30PM – 5.30PM INTERACTIVE WORKSHOP WITH JIM MADRID
Jim Madrid, Founder, Advance Sports Technology

Jim Madrid
Founder
AST

More details on the topic of this interactive workshop will be added shortly.
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5.30PM – 6.30PM FINALE COCKTAILS
As the conference comes to a close, join us for a premium open bar and one last chance to network and look to the future with new friends and clients.
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Introducing Our GNEX-ACOTUR 2021 Sponsors!

Interested in sponsoring our upcoming event? Download our Sponsorship Brochure.

PRESENTING SPONSOR
GOLD SPONSORS
SILVER SPONSORS
NETWORKING SPONSORS
ASSOCIATION & INDUSTRY PARTNERS
Canadian Resort & Travel Association
BRONZE SPONSORS
Catalyst Marketing Solutions
GrupoSIM
RCI