Upcoming Webinars

VRMA is committed to providing accessible education, resources and tools for vacation rental managers. Unable to participate in the live webinar? Don't worry, all past webinars are archived and available to members for free in the Webinar Archives.

Industry Trends: The Perfect Storm for Success

Date: Thursday, April 13
Time: 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Eastern

Cost:
VRMA Members: Free
Non-Members: $50.00

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Description: All trends indicate success and growth for vacation property management companies. Join Cliff Vars, HomeAway Software’s General Manager, as he shares market data and proprietary research covering

  • Why travel market trends are great news for vacation property management growth
  • How the changing traveler landscape will deliver more bookings and revenu
  • What vacation property managers need today for success

Presenter:

Cliff Vars, General Manager, HomeAway Software

Cliff Vars is Sr. Director and General Manager of HomeAway's software division, which provides world-class software and support for professional property managers. Before taking on the GM role, Cliff was the Director of Product Management on the software team and led product initiatives for Escapia, V12, and Glad to Have You. Prior to joining HomeAway in 2012, he worked in product management at several other enterprise software companies, including Lombardi Software and IBM. He lives in Austin, TX with his wife, daughter, and son.

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MAY WEBINAR

Helping Managers Get Ready to Budget and Market for 2018

Date: Wednesday, May 24
Time: 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Eastern

Cost:
VRMA Members: Free
Non-Members: $50.00

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Description: Are you doing everything you can to prepare your 2018 budget and market plan? Be honest: Have you even looked at your 2017 Budget since you completed it last year?  And if you have, did you put proactive strategies in place when you under or over projected occupancy or rent?  This session will cover tips and key data points necessary to provide a holistic approach to building a usable budget and market plan.

       

        ·         Using key trend and pace reports

        ·         Using external market data

        ·         Competitor and 3rd party pricing, online reviews, new supply

        ·         Is the booking window changing for your units?

        ·         Categorizing demand by unit type, amenity, and guest needs to help with your pricing and targeted marketing efforts

        ·         Set or reset your pricing and rate seasons after completing the budget process

Presenter:

Pam Carder - NAVIS Senior Consultant, Revenue Management

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