HomeAway’s Carl Shepherd to Speak at the NOAH Conference 2013 in London

LONDON – HomeAway, Inc. (NASDAQ:AWAY), the world’s leading online marketplace for the vacation rental industry, today announces that co-founder, chief strategic and development officer Carl Shepherd will participate as a speaker at the NOAH Conference 2013, held at Old Billingsgate Market in London November 13-14, 2013. Shepherd's fireside chat is scheduled to begin at 15:50 on November 13th.

In the conversation with Marco Rodzynek, Founder & CEO of NOAH Advisors, Shepherd will include topics such as the evolution of HomeAway and the $85 billion vacation rental industry, the company’s approach to mergers and acquisitions and its business model.

Since launching in 2005, HomeAway has consolidated the online vacation rental industry in pursuit of its mission to make finding and booking a vacation rental as easy as booking a hotel. Today, HomeAway boasts more than 775,000 paid vacation rental home listings across 171 countries.

To join the event use the registration code NOAH13-Homeaway at (tickets priced at £650 + VAT). If you are a professional investor, banker, lawyer, member of the press or work for a PR or HR firm, please request your personal registration code by email to and mention HomeAway.


About the NOAH Conference
The NOAH Conference is a specialised business-focused conference, presenting Europe's leading private and public Internet companies to over 2,000 c-level Internet executives from over 25 countries. The event has over 80 industry leaders debating the state of European Internet in keynotes, interviews, panels, company presentations and interactive audience Q&A. This year’s conference theme is: “How Big Can It Get”, which will aim to assess the potential size of certain market segments as well as specific company opportunities. Confirmed speakers this year include: Klaus Hommels, Oliver Samwer, Martin Enderle (Scout24), Oleg Tscheltzoff (Fotolia), Rolv Erik Ryssdal (Schibsted), Errol Damelin (Wonga), Jean-Baptiste Rudelle (Criteo), Carl Shepherd (homeaway), Stan Laurent (Photobox), Tobias Ragge (Hotel Reservation Systems), Uri Levine (Waze), Jens Begemann (Wooga), Rubin Ritter (Zalando).

HomeAway, Inc.
Jordan Hoefar, 512-505-1857
Public Relations Manager