Building villages, driving enquiry & integrating care to expand your portfolio
Conference Date
24th & 25th May 2017
Rydges on Swanston, Melbourne
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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.

The 'Driving Growth in Retirement Living' 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 Wood
Director Independent Living
Simon Schrapel AM
Chief Executive Officer
Uniting Communities
Hilda Johnson-Bogaerts
General Manager Selwyn Institute
The Selwyn Foundation
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


  • Date: 10 Apr 2017  By: Jessica Farrelly

    “All retirement village owners and developers need is land use policy that supports, rather than hinders, development.” A report commissioned by The Property Council of Australia highlights a range of barriers to successful retirement village developments –  the primary hurdle being the need to compete on the open market to secure suitable land sites. The …

  • 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, …

  • 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. …

  • 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 …

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