Vacation Rental Industry Conferences & Events

Upcoming 2020 Conferences & Events

Florida Huddle in Jacksonville, FL – January 29 – 31, 2020

Florida Huddle, the Official Travel Trade Show for Florida, is a three-day one-on-one appointment tradeshow in Jacksonville, Florida that brings together qualified domestic and international buyers & wholesalers and top Florida destinations, hotels and resorts, attractions and event suppliers. Every year, over 500 attendees network and do business at a beautiful and unique destination in the Sunshine State.

VRM Intel Live Sandestin, FL – January 23, 2020

VRM Intel Live in Sandestin is a one-day deep dive into the vacation rental industry’s past, present, and future. Topics include analyzing the area’s ADR, occupany, RevPAR for the past year, regional changes, SEO/SEM, critical workplace topics, smart home technology, regulatory environment, technology and revenue management, as well as marketing, proactive homeowner acquisition, and data-driven business strategy.

February

VRM Intel Live Gatlinburg, TN – February 26, 2020

VRM Intel Live in Gatlinburg is a one-day deep dive into the vacation rental industry’s past, present, and future. Topics include analyzing the area’s ADR, occupany, RevPAR for the past year, regional changes, SEO/SEM, critical workplace topics, smart home technology, regulatory environment, technology and revenue management, as well as marketing, proactive homeowner acquisition, and data-driven business strategy.

March

SkiTOPS Network & University Conference in Park City, UT – March 22 – 26, 2020

The format for the Network & University conference, held each spring, includes contracting meetings between all buyers and all supplier members, buyer front-line reservations agent training by participating suppliers, educational forums and plenty of social networking among attendees at the meals, ski day, and social functions.

Go West Summit in Portland, OR – March 24 – 27, 2020

Go West Summit is a marketplace that brings together the highest quality suppliers in the western states of Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming. The Summit provides the international and U.S.-based receptive tour operators a venue to meet with suppliers from the America West to generate tourism business into the Western United States. The Summit is regarded by participating tourism and travel professional as a premier conference—among the best of its type—as well as an efficient and economical mechanism for booking international business. This year’s summit will take place in Portland, Oregon.

April

NWVRP Annual Conference in Whistler, BC – April 20 – 22, 2020

You will not want to miss the camaraderie, education, collaboration and quality venue that the NorthWest Vacation Rental Professionals (NWVRP)
conferences deliver. Join us April 20-22, 2020 at the Whistler Conference Centre in beautiful British Columbia for what will be our best conference yet.

Barefoot User Conference in Chicago, IL – April 23 – 25, 2020

For all of you who have not attended the Barefoot User Conference you are missing out. This conference is the single most important thing you can to to maximize the value of your Barefoot investment. Conference will take place this year in Chicago, Illinois.

VRMA Spring Forum in Chicago, IL – April 27 – 28, 2020

The 2020 Spring Forum – taking place April 27-28, 2020 in Chicago, Illinois – is designed to be the most interactive, engaging spring conference in the vacation rental industry. Replacing our Eastern and Western Conferences, the Spring Forum provides increased ways to network with peers from across the country and more opportunities to learn through innovative education formats.

May

OPMA Spring Summit in Palm Coast, FL – May 6 – 8, 2020

The Onsite Property Management Association (OPMA) holds an Executive Summit twice a year – once in the Spring (May) and once in the Fall (November). The Summits are designed for OPMA member executive level representatives and their senior management teams dedicated to the onsite property management sector, OPMA preferred suppliers and speakers. Members represent diverse entities servicing the travel industry and speakers present their insights into the overall lodging sector.

Florida VRM Xtravaganza in Orlando, FL – May 11 – 12, 2020

At the Florida VRM Xtravaganza, you can count on top industry speakers that will provide you with the best knowledge, business trends and product and service experience available. This year the conference welcomes Discover Florida Host, Chad Crawford to the Xtravaganza stage as the keynote speaker.

IPW in Las Vegas, NV – May 30 – June 3, 2020

U.S. Travel Association’s IPW is the leading international inbound travel trade show, driving $5.5 billion in future travel to the United States. It is a national showcase of America, where U.S. travel exhibitors connect with travel buyers and media from more than 70 countries to promote their product, negotiate future business and build relationships. IPW secures America’s position as a foremost global travel destination by increasing international visitation and showing the world the best of what the U.S. has to offer.

Additional Conferences

For additional events and conferences taking place throughout the year, visit 2020 Media & Events.

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