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What Is Host Con?
A 3-day experience designed specifically to inspire and equip short-term rental operators and aspiring hosts. With 7+ expert-level speakers, ample networking opportunities, and a live YouTube filming with Rob, this event captures all the facets of a successful Airbnb business—in one place.
Meet the Host
Rob Abasolo has been a real estate investor in the short-term rental space for the last five years. He recently quit his full-time job in advertising to pursue a career in real estate and content creation. In January 2020, he started the Robuilt YouTube channel—where he showcases his tiny places and unique spaces to an audience of over 200,000 subscribers. Rob is also the host of Bigger Pockets—the largest real estate podcast in the world. As of today, Rob owns 36 short-term rentals with plans to double his rental portfolio within the next year.
How To Build a Million Dollar Portfolio with $0
Pace Morby is an entrepreneur and real estate investor who owns over 1,800 multi and single family doors, owns 100 mobile home parks, wholesales 300 deals and does 50 fix and flips each year. He is the creator of Sub2 where he teaches creative financing to thousands of students. Pace is also the TV Host of Triple Digit Flip on A&E, has over 200,000 followers on his YouTube channel and recently published the New York Times Bestselling book Cash Without Wealth! When he’s not doing a deal, he is spending time with his beautiful wife, Laura, and children Asher, Corbin and Monday.
How to crush your portfolio 30-days at a time
You may know Jesse as the king of Mid-Term Rentals. With over 20 properties in his portfolio serving health care professionals across California and Texas, Jesse was able to leave his high earning corporate career to go all-in on real estate. Using his unique approach, Jesse is able to maximize revenue by going beyond Furnished Finder and coaches others how to scale their own mid-term rental business. Jesse is local to the Central Valley of California and lives with his family.
How to Build a 6-Figure Co-hosting Business
Mercedes is a real estate agent and founder of MBX Homes, a hospitality-forward STR management company that will hit over $1 million in sales. Based in Los Angeles, MBX currently manages 40 luxury STR rentals and numerous mid-term rentals used for large scale commercial productions and films for companies such as Nintendo, HBO and various musicians.
Having graduated with a hospitality degree from UNLV and becoming a top-producing Event and Sales Manager for Four Season, Mercedes now applies her skillset to growing MBX Homes and teaching others how to start a six-figure service based business, with zero down!
The way you’ve been analyzing Airbnbs is costing you thousands
As Head of Data at Techvestor, John Bianchi has successfully directed over $80M+ investments into strong cashflowing Airbnbs across the country. As a master of deciphering complex datasets, John also provides Airbnb data consulting services to help other investors achieve their investment goals. When he's not poring over data, he's usually having drinks on the boat or snowboarding the mountains, depending on the weather!
101 Ways to Boost Your Direct Bookings in the Next 7 Days
An influential figure, Mark Simpson (Founder of Boostly) is the first British speaker at Hostcon. Garnering recognition as one of the "Top 20 Most Influential People in the Vacation Rental Industry Globally", he is determined to make a substantial impact. His current mission? To empower over 1 million operators to escalate their direct bookings. His story is a tale of professional triumphs and a testament to the power of ambition and resilience. Indeed, Mark Simpson isn't merely a game-changer - he's a game re-definer.
How to Choose the Best Recession Resistant Vacation Markets
Avery is the author of Amazon’s best-seller, Short Term Rental, Long Term Wealth: Your Guide to Analyzing, Buying, and Managing Vacation Properties, and the host of The Short Term Show podcast. She is also the CEO of The Short Term Shop, the country’s top short-term rental real estate agency and has connected investors with over 5,000 cash-flowing short-term rental properties since 2018. She scaled from a 37k salary to over 220 doors in 5 years by strategically investing in short-term and vacation rentals. Her goal is to help as many investors reach financial independence through short-term rental investing as possible.
Creating Memories: The Art of Experience Design
Kristie Wolfe is a builder & designer who crafts some of Airbnb's most sought-after and unique stays has earned her thousands of 5-star reviews over the last decade. Her tree houses, hobbit holes, and even a potato hotel have made her famous for her unique stays and rumor has it she created the OMG category on Airbnb. Her mission is to create unforgettable guest experiences, not just accommodations.
3 Value Packed Days
Hear from 7+ boss-level speakers that will show you their strategies for getting ahead and making money 💰 in the rental space.
Experience what it’s like to hang out with 300 of your best friends, if all your best friends were Airbnb hosts (we like to call them Airbnbesties). You’ll have tons of opportunities to make new connections and maybe a business partner or two.
Live YouTube with Robuilt
Get a behind the scenes look at how Rob creates his YouTube videos, and witness the bloopers live! 😅
Build Your Business
Learn, network, and discover how the best in the biz make money moves in the short-term rental industry.
Saturday, October 28
VIP Top Golf ⛳️
Registration & Welcome Party 🍻
Sunday, October 29
Check-in / Registration
& Light Snacks ☕️ 🧑💻
Rob's Keynote ✨
Networking 101 & Icebreakers 🙋
Speaker Session #1 🎤
VIP Lunch, Catered Lunch & Networking Served 🌮
Speaker Session #2 🎤
VIP Shout Outs 👥
Speaker Session #3 🎤
Rob's Final Speech 🎤
VIP Breakout Room 👥
MVP Dinner 🌯
Monday, October 30
Buffet Breakfast & Networking 🥞
The Price is Right Game Show: STR Edition 🧑💻
Speaker Session #4 🎤
Speaker Session #5 🎤
Lunch & Networking 🌮
Independent Lunch & Networking Time
Speaker Session #6 🎤
Speaker Session #7 🎤
Watch Rob Shoot a Live YouTube Video with guest! 🎥
VIP Breakout Room 👥
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