AWAKEN

Further East un-conference

12 November 2018

Mind, Business and Spirit: A New Dawn of Thinking

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THE UN-CONFERENCE

AWAKEN is where Asia’s most innovative luxury travel disruptors come to open their mind, nurture their business and channel the unique spirit of Asia.

Step into the inspiring creative space that is Seminyak’s coolest beachside spot, Potato Head Beach Club, and prepare for an enlightening day of talks and discussions from thought-leaders across different industries.

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ENLIGHTEN YOUR BUSINESS AND MIND

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TALK BUSINESS ON THE BEACH

Head to Bali's hottest beach club to find new ways of boosting your high-end bookings

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NETWORK WITH THE BEST OF ASIA

At this invitation-only event you'll meet the hottest names in Asia's luxury travel space

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GET INSIGHTS FROM INDUSTRY DISRUPTORS

Listen to fresh perspectives on cutting-edge topics and generate ideas that will redefine the future of luxury travel in Asia

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DISCOVER A NEW WORLD OF NETWORKING

From crowdsourced content to yoga, be prepared for a new approach to making long-lasting connections

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INSPIRE OTHER LUXURY INNOVATORS

Got something to share? Impress your peers with your wisdom and start a whole new conversation

2018 LINEUP

Meet our speakers in a series of intimate sessions and immersive workshops.
More speakers and the full agenda to be announced soon

BILL BENSLEY

Designer & Visionary, Bill Bensley

BILL BENSLEY

Designer & Visionary, Bill Bensley

Bill Bensley is the maverick mastermind behind some of the world’s most iconic hotels, resorts, spas and even the odd palace. Based in Bangkok, this globally revered designer and creative visionary is all about disruption, sustainability and an entirely original approach to luxury.

JULIET KINSMAN

Luxury travel expert , Bouteco

JULIET KINSMAN

Luxury travel expert , Bouteco

Juliet Kinsman not only shares her wisdom as a writer for several national newspapers and magazines but also helped create iconically stylish hotel brand Mr & Mrs Smith. Her latest project, Bouteco, celebrates the hip hotels making sustainability sexy.

NANCY HUANG

Industry Reporter

NANCY HUANG

Industry Reporter

Nancy Huang knows what it takes to produce provocative, influential and award-winning content. Her work looks at the trends shaping the Asian luxury travel space and what the lessons are for other aspirational brands.

SPARK TALKS

If you have a groundbreaking new idea to share with our global community, this is your chance to step up and take centre stage. Whether it’s a innovative marketing insight, top tech development or an inspiring new movement, now’s the time to position yourself and your brand as true thought-leaders; to start changing the future of Asian travel.

 

But beware: this is NOT a sales pitch! You’ll deliver 15 slides in just 3 minutes and 45 seconds – that’s only 15 seconds per slide, so make it smart, sharp and sublime. Submit your idea here to Ella Coulson

WHEN AND WHERE

12 November at Potato Head Beach Club

Famed for its legendary events, art exhibitions and parties, the temple of inspiration and creativity that is Potato Head Beach Club is a fitting place to house the first ever edition of AWAKEN. As well as being a sanctuary of expression for local and international DJs, musicians, artists and architects, the Potato Head Family is also an authentic Indonesian lifestyle brand which works with emerging talent, supports sustainability initiatives and imbues their trademark ‘Local Spirit and Tropical Soul’ wherever they go.

ATTEND AWAKEN

WHO WILL ATTEND?

Up to 210 luxury travel buyers and 15 influential media as well as 200 of Asia’s most innovative and iconic travel suppliers.

HOW TO ATTEND

As a registered delegate for Further East 2018, your AWAKEN ticket is already included in your package.

NOT PART OF FURTHER EAST?

We will be releasing a limited number of tickets to join this exclusive event. 1 Day ticket and Welcome Party costs £599.

Apply to attend AWAKEN by filling in the form below and the team will be in touch.
Remember, if you are a registered delegate for Further East, your ticket is already included.

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