The Global Revenue Management Student Symposium & Challenge

March 30, 2023

Student Symposium

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Student Symposium: 30 March 2023

Challenge Submission: 30 April 2023

The Global Revenue Management Student Symposium & Student Challenge supports both undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Hosted online the program is curated by the Australian Revenue Management Association and their industry Advisory Board. It will feature a selection of expert sessions from industry professionals and technology companies.

The Student Challenge for 2023 was announced at the Symposium and details are in the Symposium portal.

The challenge submission date is 30 April 2023 and the winning team will be announced at the APAC Revenue Management Summit in May 2023.

How it works

The symposium is open to all students for 7-days post the live event date (March 30) and registration if free.

Registrations must be from an email associated with an education institute or school.

Sessions will be conducted live on March 30, 2023 and recordings available for a period of time post this date. Extended access beyond 7-days can be purchased via The Institute Shop.

Students can also post a question in the student forum and have an industry leader provide insights. All students can attempt our Trivia Quiz.

Member schools of The Institute of Revenue Management – Centre of Excellence receive ongoing access to the content.

Student Challenge

The challenge varies each year and allows student cohorts the opportunity to work together and apply critical thinking skills to solve a complex revenue and yield management problem. Students submit a video presenting their recommendations and solutions.

The challenge is set and reviewed by our student symposium committee and judged by the independent advisory board members of the Australian Revenue Management Association. Extra criteria will be set for post-graduate students.

The winning team and highly commended team will be announced at the APAC Revenue Management Summit held in Sydney in May 2023 and rewarded with an education reward.

Student Challenge: Submission due by April 30 2023

A nominal entry fee applies for all submissions into the Student Challenge. Student Challenge entry is optional.


Winning team members: 12-months membership to the Australian Revenue Management Association and the opportunity to complete the Level 1 industry professional certification delivered online following their graduation.

Highly commended team members: 12-months membership to the Australian Revenue Management Association following their graduation.

Symposium Partners:

Platinum Partners of the APAC Revenue Management Summit 2023

Symposium Agenda 30 March 2023

1:15pm AEDT – Symposium Welcome

1:30pm AEDT – How to manage reputation and online reviews to drive business growth –

1:50pm AEDT – Industry Panel Session: Opportunities & Challenges for Revenue Managers: What lies ahead? Moderator: Melissa Kalan

  • Todd Simms – Regional Director of Revenue, South East Asia and Pacific – MGallery I Sofitel I Emblems, Accor
  • Clare Coyle – Director of Revenue Strategy & Distribution, Doma Hotels
  • Madhavi Nagarajan – Director of Revenue Performance – Ascott Australia

2:15pm AEDT – Moving beyond room revenue KPIs – IDEAS Revenue Solutions

2:30pm AEDT – How does trust and control influence customer value perception? – Melissa Kalan, The Australian Revenue Management Association and The Institute of Revenue Management.

Student Challenge announced and brief discussed.

Recorded Sessions:

Why guest reviews are more powerful than ever and how they can grow your revenue – Shiji Group

The future of revenue management – Duetto

Hospitality Trends: How to stay ahead with data-driven insights – OTA Insight

How to maximise profitability through unified technology – RateGain

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