Education Program

Hear from vacation rental owners and managers, leading supplier and vendor representatives, subject matter experts, and motivational speakers, all under one roof! Whether you are new to the industry or are a seasoned professional, there is something for everyone to learn at the VRMA National Conference.

Session Types Session Topics Include...
  • Concurrent Breakout Sessions: Specialized sessions led by your peers that focus on specific topics in one of our conference tracks
  • General Sessions: Main stage education in a variety of formats featuring suppliers, vacation rental managers, and inspiring keynotes
  • Boot Camp Workshops: Pre-conference opportunities for in-depth learning with industry experts on specific topics
  • CEO Round Table (NEW): Facilitated learning and peer networking specifically targeted to executives/senior-level professionals and owners
  • Education Hub Sessions: Fast-paced mini discussions covering a trending topic, interesting story, case study, or technology insight
     
  • Guest Experience
  • Owner Acquisition & Retention
  • Operational Best Practices
  • Housekeeping
  • Home Design and Photography Techniques
  • Marketing and Social Media Strategies
  • Pricing Strategies
  • Building a Strong Company Culture
  • Motivating Your Employees
  • New Technologies, Including Home Automation
  • Navigating Regulations, Insurance, and Taxes
  • Best Practices from Around the World
  • Strategies for Driving Revenue

Schedule at a Glance

Schedule is temporary, and is subject to change.

Sunday, October 15

12:00 pm - 3:00 pm Pre-Conference Workshops
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Property Management Software User Groups
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm New Member and First Time Attendee Reception
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Welcome Reception

Monday, October 16

7:30 am - 5:00 pm Vendor Showcase Open
7:45 am - 8:30 am Breakfast in Vendor Showcase
8:30 am - 10:00 am Opening General Session
10:00 am - 11:00 am Vendor Showcase Education Hub Sessions
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Concurrent Breakout Sessions
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch in the Vendor Showcase
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Concurrent Breakout Sessions
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Vendor Showcase Education Hub Sessions
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Concurrent Breakout Sessions
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Vendor Showcase Education Hub Sessions
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm Florida VRMA PAC Event

Tuesday, October 17

7:30 am - 4:00 pm Vendor Showcase Open
7:30 am - 8:15 am Membership Breakfast
7:45 am - 8:30 am Breakfast in Vendor Showcase
8:30 am - 10:00 am General Session
10:00 am - 11:00 am Vendor Showcase Education Hub Sessions
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Concurrent Breakout Sessions
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch in the Vendor Showcase
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Concurrent Breakout Sessions
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm CEO Round Table (invitation only)
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Vendor Showcase Education Hub Sessions
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Concurrent Breakout Sessions
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm General Session
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm National Conference Party

Wednesday, October 18

7:45 am - 8:30 am Breakfast
8:30 am - 10:00 am General Session
10:00 am - 11:00 am Concurrent Breakout Sessions
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Closing General Session