Australian Timeshare and Holiday Ownership Council Confirms Support of Timeshare and Fractional Networking Expo GNEX 2011

The industry association for the industry in is the latest corporate supporter of ’s first annual networking and awards event.

Timeshare and fractional industry information provider Perspective Magazine announces that the Australian Timeshare and Holiday Ownership Council () will be participating as a Supporter during the First Annual Global Networking Expo. and the Perspective Magazine Awards Gala will be held May 11th-12th, 2011 at the magnificent Atlantis Resort in Nassau, .

“ATHOC is delighted to be a supporter of GNEX 2011 and the Perspective Magazine Awards which offers organizations a terrific opportunity to showcase themselves and our region on the international stage. With 18 award categories on offer, there is something for everyone to consider applying for, and we recommend companies take up the challenge and represent our region!”, Laura Younger, General Manager of ATHOC. [member]

The networking expo will feature an exhibitor hall with creative workshops, in-depth networking sessions and areas for one-on-one meetings so business can be conducted. The event will also include a welcome reception, networking time and the Perspective Magazine Awards Gala dinner where industry nominees will vie for the coveted title of “Best In The World”.

ATHOC has worked since 1994 to represent all interests involved in the Australian timeshare industry, and to work towards national industry best practices. The non-profit group operates with an elected board representing a range of membership categories covering resorts, timeshare owners, developers and promoters, marketers, exchange companies and organizations providing professional advice to the timeshare industry. The board works closely with members, advocates, and administrative and regulatory bodies throughout Australia to achieve the vision and mission of ATHOC.

“We are delighted that ATHOC have agreed to support our event and help support the Australian region’s participation in our event and awards program. We appreciate that Australia is a long way from the Bahamas, but that’s what makes this event truly global and having recently visited New Zealand for this year’s ATHOC conference, we are looking forward to recommending and promoting their event next year to our delegates as an opportunity to learn more about prospective collaborations with companies from that region.”, said Paul Mattimoe, President and CEO, Perspective Magazine.

In addition to supporting GNEX 2011, ATHOC will host its next annual industry conference in September 11, 12th and 13th, 2011 on the beautiful Gold Coast.

Sponsors and supporters of GNEX 2011 include:
Absolute World, Connex Marketing Group, First American Title Insurance Company, RCI, First National Trustee Company, Ragatz Fractional Interest Conference, VOASA, ATHOC and Christel House International as Charity of Choice.

For more information and to find out how your company can participate in GNEX 2011, please visit

ATHOC () is the representative body for the Australian Timeshare Industry. The aim of our organization is two-fold. We are here to represent the members of the timeshare industry as well as offer information and support to owners and consumers. ATHOC represents timeshare organizations in Australia who have a commitment to high professional standards – the very best of timeshare in Australia. Membership is open to all those directly or indirectly involved in timeshare and all members are dedicated to delivering the highest professional standards of service to existing and potential timeshare owners. Membership is not automatic and those interested in membership must apply to the Membership Committee for acceptance into the organization. For more information, please visit

About Perspective Magazine
Perspective Magazine publishes four regional brands: industry publications Perspective Magazine North America, Perspective Magazine Europe & Middle East, Perspective Magazine South Africa and Perspective Magazine Asia Pacific. Together, the industry magazines have become the most read independent trade publications globally for the shared ownership industry and the company is a media sponsor of 20 major industry events around the world. The company’s consumer magazine, Owners Perspective Magazine, has become the only independent consumer publication that specializes in promoting the benefits of buying shared ownership products to the general public. Distribution is via a variety of high-profile consumer channels including, but not limited to, more than 150 first class airport lounges worldwide with over a dozen airlines such as British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, Emirates, Singapore Airlines, American Airlines, United Airlines, and Delta as well as hundreds of luxury hotels, resorts, spas and golf clubs.

For more information, please visit or email Steve Luba, Director of Public Relations, at steveluba(at) For information on advertising and editorial opportunities visit [/member]

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