Join VRMA

Why Join VRMA?

Joining the Vacation Rental Management Association (VRMA) is essential for businesses and individuals involved in the short-term vacation and holiday rental industry. As a member, you gain access to a vibrant community of professionals, fostering invaluable networking opportunities that lead to partnerships, collaborations, friendships, and shared insights. VRMA provides access to a wealth of resources, including industry research and educational materials, helping you stay informed about the latest trends and best practices in vacation rental management. Being part of this association not only enhances your industry knowledge but also positions you at the forefront of a dynamic and evolving market, ultimately contributing to the success and growth of your vacation and holiday rental endeavors.

Who joins VRMA?

Membership includes property management companies serving the short-term vacation and holiday rental market, individual property managers and hosts, suppliers to the industry, and other allied organizations such as destination marketing organizations and convention and visitors bureaus.

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The VRMA member community has grown to more than 1,200 companies representing more than 27,000 vacation and holiday rental professionals from diverse backgrounds, locations, and specialties. When you join VRMA, you’ll join the ranks of CEOs, business owners, marketers, tech gurus, and more.

C-Suite

  • President & CEO
  • Owner & General Manager
  • Chief Operating Officer (COO)
  • Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
  • Chief Marketing Officer (CMO)
  • Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
  • Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO)

 

Professionals at All Levels

  • Financial Management & Accounting
  • Housekeeping
  • Human Resources
  • Maintenance
  • Marketing & Communications
  • Operations
  • Owner Relations
  • People Training & Development
  • Property Services
  • Reservations & Guest Relations
  • Sales & Business Development
  • Technology & Software Development

 

The VRMA Difference

VRMA membership makes a difference and can boost your company’s performance. For example, VRMA members in the U.S. achieved:

  • Higher RevPAR by +11% vs. non-members
  • More revenue per property by +18% vs. non-members
  • Longer average stay lengths by +9% vs. non-members*

*Data as of October 2023, provided to VRMA by Key Data. VRMA membership does not guarantee increased business performance or results.

Valuable, year-round member benefits

Everyone in your company benefits from VRMA membership, including:

  • Live and on-demand webinars featuring best-in-class insight from industry experts
  • Networking and exclusive opportunities to connect and engage with peers
  • Advocacy resources and a strong lobbying voice for the short-term vacation rental industry on local, regional, and state levels
  • Discounted registration rates to attend VRMA’s in-person events, including our Spring Forum and International Conference
  • Discounted pricing on the VRMA certificate and accreditation programs—marks of industry distinction
  • Access to Arrival, VRMA’s suite of content offerings, including our magazine, online intelligence hub, weekly news, and podcast series
  • Industry updates, news, research, and data
  • Access to housekeeping expertise through Vacation Rental Housekeeping Professionals (VRHP)

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Why Property Management Companies Join VRMA

Why Supplier Companies Join VRMA

If you have any questions or would like to talk to a member of our membership team, email us or call +1 (202) 367-1179.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I setup an account?

VRMA recently launched a new website. Everyone must first Setup an Account to connect to the new VRMA Passport. If you were a previous VRMA user, your old credentials will no longer work.

From VRMA.org, click Login in the upper right. On the "Setup an Account" tab, enter the email address and password you'd like to use.

If using a different email address than is on your current VRMA account, no problem! We’ll go through some steps to verify it’s you. Please note: each time you use a different login method, you must use the "Setup an Account" tab.

How do I change my password?

Change your password by clicking the login link in the upper right and then clicking the Don’t remember your password link at the bottom of the login box. Enter your email and then click the Send Email button.

If you’ve already logged in, click anywhere on your user information and click Change Password. This will take you to a form where you must enter your current password and new password. Click Change Password to confirm.

How do I renew my membership?

This is only applicable to primary contacts of an organization.

Login to your VRMA.org account and click on the Membership tab. You can click on Join/Renew to jump into the renewal process right away.

Otherwise, you can click on Membership Overview and in the What Would You Like to Do menu, click Renew Now. You’ll be directed to a contact form where you can update any information. Click Save Changes to continue.

Please note that the renewal period must be open to access renew options. You may also set up auto-renewal from the menu.

When does my membership expire?

VRMA memberships run on a calendar year from January to December regardless of what point during the year your organization joined. New memberships processed in November and December will be applied to the following year.

How many members are allowed to have access from my company?

VRMA membership allows for an unlimited number of employees from Associate and Sponsor groups to access the VRMA website.

How do I add contacts to my organization?

As a primary contact, you can add more contacts to your organization. Click on the Membership tab and then Manage Company Member Contacts.

Under Manage Member Contacts, you can click Add Someone Not Listed and add the contact with their full name and email address.

The contact will need to claim their account via the Setup an Account modal to gain access to VRMA Passport.

How do I view my company roster?

If you are the primary contact, you can view your roster by navigating to the Membership tab and then select Manage Company Member Contacts.

How do I remove users from my company?

If you are the primary contact, you can view your roster by navigating to the Membership tab and then select Manage Company Member Contacts.

Under Manage Member Contacts, click on Added to Membership next to the contact you’d like to remove and then Save Changes. This will remove the contact from your company.  

How do I renew my organization membership?

This is only applicable to primary contacts of an organization.

Login to your VRMA.org account and click on the Membership tab. You can click on Join/Renew to jump into the renewal process right away.

Otherwise, you can click on Membership Overview and in the What Would You Like to Do menu, click Renew Now. You’ll be directed to a contact form where you can update any information. Click Save Changes to continue.

Please note that the renewal period must be open to access renew options. You may also set up auto-renewal from the menu.

How do I get a receipt for my company’s membership dues?

A receipt will be emailed to the primary contact (or whomever made the payment) on the account. To request another receipt, email VRMA Headquarters for a duplicate receipt.