More than 500 attendees are anticipated at the 16th Annual Shared Ownership Industry Conference on October 13-14 at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach to share key insights on global vacation trends and best practices. Organized by Interval International, the conference presents a robust program with panels featuring the industry’s most seasoned executives.
Special morning sessions are being offered for industry newcomers interested in gaining a foundational understanding of timeshare. The main sessions will explore trending topics, such as “The Convergence of Shared Ownership and Hospitality,” “Hospitality Investment Trends,” “The Caribbean and Latin America,” “The Reality of Rentals,” and “Social Media: Real People, Real Results.”
In addition to keynote speaker Kelly McDonald, a nationally recognized marketing expert and author, panelists will include leaders from Diamond Resorts International, Hyatt Residential Group, Intrawest Resort Club Group, Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation, Plaza Hotéis, Welk Resorts, and Westgate Resorts. Participants will receive complimentary copies of research studies, including ARDA’s State of the Vacation Timeshare Industry: U.S. Study, 2014 Edition; ARDA’s Financial Performance 2014: A Survey of Timeshare and Vacation Ownership Companies; Interval International 2013 Latin America Membership Profile; and The Shared Ownership Resort Real Estate Industry in North America: 2014.
This year’s patron sponsors are: Aqua Hospitality; Aston Hotels & Resorts; Baker & Hostetler, LLP; Crelogix; Equiant; Fidelity National Timeshare; Foley & Lardner LLP; Holland & Knight; HVS Shared Ownership Services; Interval International; JMBM Global Hospitality Group; Meridian Financial Services; Preferred Residences; Trading Places; and Vacation Resorts International. To register for the conference, email firstname.lastname@example.org.