Building villages, driving enquiry & integrating care to expand your portfolio
Conference Date
24th & 25th May 2017
Rydges on Swanston, Melbourne
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Book by 05/05/17


Designing & constructing a portfolio to attract retirees

As baby boomers enter retirement, the retirement living sector is facing an unprecedented opportunity to capitalise on this demographic shift, however operators must be prepared for the incoming demand.

This conference gathers key stakeholders and case studies from across the retirement sector to discuss key practical information on the pressing concerns of the retirement industry.

This conference will focus on:

  • Integrating the Aged Care reforms into the design of your retirement villages
  • Building the right product for your customer
  • Renovating & future proofing your portfolio
Who will attend?

Executive leaders from the Retirement Living Sector:

  • CEOs, COOs, CFOs
  • Directors & Managers of Design, Construction & Development
  • Directors & Managers of Operations & Sales & Marketing

Attend to learn:

  • How to design & construct retirement villages that integrate care
  • How to attract customers & sell your retirement villages
  • How to future proof your portfolio
  • Minimising risk as your portfolio grows
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Key Speakers

Helen GS Criterion
Helen Wood
Director Independent Living
Simon GS Criterion
Simon Schrapel
Chief Executive Officer
Uniting Communities
Hilda GS Criterion
Hilda Johnson-Bogaerts
General Manager Selwyn Institute
The Selwyn Foundation
Mark Bindon GS Criterion (1)
Mark Bindon
Founder & Managing Director
Oak Tree Village Group


What People Are Saying

  • “Great conference with relevant current market information. Stimulating and informative.”

    Michael Sadler, Eastwood Retirement Villages
    Attendees at Future Proofing Retirement Living May 2016


  • Retirement living
    Date: 1 Mar 2017  By: Mark Bindon
    It’s been well documented over the last decade or two that Australia, and indeed the world at large, is ageing rapidly. There is a vastness in this phenomenon that is difficult to scope. It’s not just the sheer volume implicated, but a range of other factors that will need to be considered by government, seniors, …

  • Aged care 1
    Date: 20 Apr 2016  By: Jessica Farrelly
    While technology presents a range of benefits for the retirement living sector, it can also make it easier for people to stay in their homes for longer. Luke Grieve, Operations Manager Aged and Community Care at Telstra Health spoke about whether technology could be the death of retirement villages at the LASA conference in Queensland. …

  • Bill McDonald
    Date: 22 Feb 2016  By: Bill McDonald
    The ‘Continuum of Care’ concept in the New Zealand context relates to the provision of an array of housing and combined services to cater for the changing needs of residents as they age within a single campus or retirement village setting.  Sounds like a great idea, but there are plenty of examples where the concept …

  • Rod and Ray v2
    Date: 6 May 2015  By: Ray Glickman
    If you’re an older person, downsizing is better for your health than the Paleo diet, better for your hip pocket than blue chip stock and better for the environment than waterwise whales. And you don’t have to take our word for it. Have a look at the research into retirement villages undertaken by Grant Thornton …

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