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House & Pet Sitting Conference 2019 was a huge success - for details of the date and location of the next conference, please sign-up at bottom of this page and we will notify you as soon as we can.
House sitting has become a popular way to slow travel and explore the world. You get to travel, and so does the home and pet owner, assured that their pets are happy and loved at home. For international house sitting the emphasis is on a value exchange based on trust - it's all about people, places and pets.
This two day weekend event, hosted by House Sitting Magazine, will connect you with house sitting professionals who are passionate about travelling and living differently. They have all succeeded at saving money on travel accommodation, while experiencing this alternative lifestyle. With their help you can discover how to make this your reality too - for short term vacations, or maybe even long term!
Over this 2 day event, you'll be kept inspired and informed with relevant talks, tutorial sessions, and Q&As. Find out what works for success when just starting out, and leave with all the resources necessary to make house sitting the next big travel experience in your life!
IS THIS HOUSE & PET SITTING EVENT FOR ME?
Solo travellers, couples or families - Do you want culture immersion and a more homely type of vacation? You can house sit your way around the world!
Retirees - Are you looking to travel longer, see more of the world, and make your savings go much further? Try house sitting and you can enjoy caring for pets along the way!
Working nomads - Does the idea of saving large amounts of money on your long term accommodation sound good? It's possible with house sitting, as long as you love pets!
SPEAKERS at 2019 event
We brought speakers together from around the globe. Experienced house sitters and travellers, passionately living the house sitting and travel lifestyle.
Travel Lifestyle Plan
The Amazing Stroll
The Happy Housesitter
Debs & Rich Southwood
Two Northern Souls
Brooke & Buddy Baum
Debra Sofia Magdalene
YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWERED
When and where is House & Pet Sitting Conference?
Dates and venue for 2020 conference to be announced in due course.
Are there accommodation options at the venue?
Is there FREE parking at the venue?
What's included with my ticket?
Your ticket gives access to all talks, sessions and Q&A panels over the full two days of the event. You'll get the opportunity to talk to representatives from some of the leading house sitting platforms, and rub shoulders with seasoned house sitters from around the world. Your ticket also includes coffee, tea and lunch on both days. Additionally you’ll receive special offers for a number of house sitting and travel related products, and sponsor giveaways - all of which will set you up for immediate success.
What's NOT included with my ticket?
Hotel room and evening meals, if required, are not included. The Saturday evening networking dinner is optional and tickets will be sold separately.
How many tickets will be on sale?
Because we want you to have the best of experiences, we are keeping this conference small and intimate in its first year. Only 200 tickets will be issued. This means you’ll get the opportunity to meet, network and rub shoulders with as many industry experts as possible. Learn with us, grow with us!
Will there be any networking opportunities with brands and sponsors?
Yes! There will be several break-out sessions where delegates can talk one-on-one with professionals.
Are you taking applications for speakers?
We will update this section when we start to look for speakers for the next event.
I’m new to house sitting - is this event for me?
Most definitely. This conference is designed to help you get started as house and pet sitters and avoid the rookie mistakes that keep people from attaining success. You will learn from seasoned, long-term experts who will teach you the best way to get started. Plus, you'll meet and connect with professional sitters who can help you get with the logistics of your own travel adventures. This is the definitely the best place to learn how and where to begin.
I’ve been house sitting for years, is this conference for me?
As experienced full-time house sitters, we are constantly learning new things and adapting to current trends. Even if you’ve been house and pet sitting for years, this is a great opportunity to network with fellow house sitters and meet some of the industry movers and shakers in person. And you’ll learn valuable new information to make your house sitting experiences even more enjoyable and rewarding!
Can I sponsor House & Pet Sitting Conference or donate something for your attendees?
Yes, we are looking for high quality sponsors and gear for our delegates. Please check out the Sponsors page or get in touch via the Contact page.
Who do I contact if I have additional questions?
Send us a message via the Contact page.
We will get back to you as soon as we can, but always within 48 hours.