Washington, DC (October 26, 2012) — ARDA’s Southeast regional meeting on November 1-2, 2012 in Orlando will afford members of the timeshare resort management community the opportunity to hear from people both inside and outside of the interest as they discuss issues affecting owners/members. The schedule also allows for plenty of networking time and wraps up with a midday luncheon on the 2nd. In addition, an ARDA Supplier Certification class has been scheduled for Thursday, November 1, 9am-11:30am. For more information on this important program, a project of the ARDA Suppliers Council, please see www.ARDA.org/suppliercert.
ARDA Southeast begins at 3:30 p.m. on November 1st with a session concerning connecting with owners including tips on the most effective use of email, newsletters, bulletin boards and social media, plus how to best conduct owner meetings. There will be a reception and product showcase beginning at 5:00 p.m. Thursday evening.
The following day, a variety of educational sessions will include a discussion of the resales/transfer issue, consumer protection, personal development, pest control and more. One panel of particular note – focusing on consumer protection – is made up of key experts all of whom are from non-timeshare industry disciplines. The event will be held at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek. For more information or to register, visitwww.ARDA.org/southeast.
The American Resort Development Association (ARDA) is the Washington D.C.-based professional association representing the vacation ownership and resort development industries. Established in 1969, ARDA today has over 1,000 members ranging from privately held firms to publicly traded companies and international corporations with expertise in shared ownership interests in leisure real estate. The membership also includes timeshare owner associations (HOAs), resort management companies, and owners through the ARDA Resort Owners Coalition (ARDA-ROC). For more information, visit www.ARDA.orgor ARDA’s consumer website at www.VacationBetter.org.