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SAGE Executive Study tours for your 2017 diary

17 September 2017

Hello SAGE travellers,

Thank you to all who joined us in 2016 - it was an absolute pleasure showing you some of the most innovative and inspirational retirement living, aged care and seniors care and services on the planet today.
Make getting out from behind your desk your 2017 resolution!
Practices are constantly developing and evolving and a SAGE study tour takes you straight to the source. From visiting internationally-recognised retirement village operators in New Zealand and seeing innovative aged care in Switzerland to studying robotics in Japan and visiting university-based communities in the US, our unique study tours planned for 2017 have a wide range of focuses.

If you're planning on attending an international conference, why not combine it with a SAGE study tour and learn more about exciting new practices and services in that country?
We're very keen to cater for every interest, so if there is a particular focus or a country you'd like to visit, click here to let us know your requirements and we'll organise a tailor-made study tour for your organisation anywhere in the world. 

Open for registration - taking bookings

SWITZERLAND 17 - 30 September 2017: SAGE Switzerland 2017
Including IAHSA Global Ageing Conference in Montreaux

Visiting organisations in Zurich, Basel and Bern, spend a week studying the Swiss Aged Care system, engaging at executive level with Swiss senior managers, local government representatives and peak industry associations. This tour would suit CEOs and senior executives studying strategic and fresh insights into care delivery and organisational change. Innovation and excellence in best practice for delivery of hospitality services was reported as one of the highlight learnings from the 2015 SAGE Switzerland trip. 
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Expressions of interest

NEW ZEALAND April 2017: SAGE New Zealand 2017 
New Zealand retirement village operators are internationally-recognised as being world leaders in this sector. Visit a mix of retirement villages and some co-located care facilities in Auckland, Tauranga and Rotorua. 
Expression of Interest – now open 

USA October 2017: Atlanta & New Orleans USA
Timed to coincide with the Leading Age Conference in New Orleans
Expression of Interest – now open

CANADA July/August 2018: Toronto 
Timed to coincide with IFA 14th Global Conference in Toronto
Expression of Interest – now open

EUROPE September 2018: Netherlands, Germany, Austria & Czech Republic
Join our exciting inaugural river cruise where we visit Dutch organisations to discuss transforming process elder care in the Netherlands. then SAGE delegates join APT’s 'Magnificent Europe’ river cruise where we will undertake an intensive  program mixed with  leisure as we sail through Germany and Austria. Timed to align, and include, attendance at the European Association Homes and Services for the Aged (EAHSA) conference, held in Prague 13-14 September 2018.

Expression of Interest – now open

Date TBC 2017: SAGE USA
Studying University-Based Retirement Communities (UBRC).
Visiting California, Illinois, Indiana and Ohio, this 8-day tour will take you to a variety of innovative communities.
Expression of Interest – now open

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