2018 VRMA International Conference

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October 27-30, 2018
MGM Grand Las Vegas Hotel & Casino

The VRMA National Conference has been re-named and re-branded as the 2018 VRMA International Conference. You will still experience the same top-tier educational content and one-of-a-kind networking opportunities that you have come to expect at our annual fall event. The main difference is the scope of the event—now bigger and better—with expanded offerings for all attendees, including new education geared towards our international audience. 

Benefit from in-depth education, tangible takeaways, and the latest resources for operations staff, marketing pros, vacation rental executives, and others involved in vacation rental management. With more than 60+ educational sessions and an exhibit hall featuring more than 100 industry-leading suppliers, this is the global conference for the vacation rental industry. 

Conference Highlights 

Vacation Rentals in the Age of Assistance with Google
Today technology is assisting us throughout our day and we now expect that type of experience in all of our digital interactions. Hear from Google on how this shift in consumer expectations applies to the vacation rental industry and how your own business can win in the "Age of Assistance."
VRMA Battleground, in Partnership with Phocuswright
Watch six start-ups as they compete for the title of VRMA Innovator of the Year! You’ll be the judge as they present fresh ideas and the products and services that will shape the future for vacation rental managers. Each pitch will be followed by questions from a panel of industry experts and a final audience vote to select the winner. 
VRHP Sessions
For the first time, VRMA is partnering with Vacation Rental Housekeeping Professionals (VRHP) to add value for all attendees. We've expanded our education and added two entirely new tracks (16 sessions in all) specific to housekeeping and maintenance.

Who should attend? You!

  • Vacation rental managers, owners, and executives
  • Operations, housekeeping, reservations, and property services staff
  • Marketing, sales, business development
  • Industry tech, IT professionals + software/app developers
  • Industry suppliers
  • Industry consultants and other travel and hospitality partners

There's something for everyone!

  • We encourage all levels of professional experience to attend: From intern and entry-level up to president and CEO
  • Experienced "veterans" to those just getting started in the industry
  • Companies large and small
  • Professionals from all parts of the globe: Whether you're from Bangkok, Barcelona, Beijing, Boston, or Brussels, there's something for you to learn

Featuring 60+ education sessions

Three days packed with insider information, best practices, and innovative solutions covering:

  • Business strategy
  • Finance and legal operations
  • Property services
  • Guest and owner relations
  • Marketing
  • Sales
  • Technology
  • Human resources
  • International issues (new!)

Additional conference highlights include:

  • The largest exhibition dedicated to vacation rental management: Network with 100+ suppliers in our expanded expo hall, where you'll find the latest products and services to grow your business
  • Hands-on workshops, demonstrations, roundtable discussions, and expo theater presentations
  • Two evening networking receptions—with time to unwind and have fun after a busy day! (Stay tuned for exciting details about the venues.)