Toronto, ON (February 9, 2011) — The Canadian Resort Development Association (CRDA) is pleased to announce that Jim Madrid has been secured as the Keynote Speaker of its 2011 “Resort Development Summit”, scheduled for April 27-29 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Vancouver, BC!
Jim Madrid is the Founder of Entelechy Training and Development, a California based Human Performance firm. Jim is an accomplished consultant, speaker and author and has developed a nationally recognized performance management and staff development program. As an expert in Strategic Planning and measurement systems, Jim is a sought after advisor to CEO’s wishing to optimize the performance of their companies and their employees.
According to Ross Perlmutter (CRDA’s President & CEO), “We’re thrilled to have Jim speak at our event this year. His message to business people is to “snap out of it!”, and that’s truly the theme of this year’s conference: to move past the negativity and refocus our collective efforts, energies and talents on getting back to what our industry does best.”
Jim Madrid will launch the conference on April 27th, immediately followed by the first of two lively networking receptions. The next day will feature an exciting schedule of breakout and plenary sessions providing valuable info on everything from finance to fractionals, refurbishments to resales and everything in between. Registration for the conference opens Feb 8th (“early bird” registration closes on March 25th) and complete details are now available by visiting the conference’s dedicated website at www.crdaconference.com.
About the Canadian Resort Development Association
The Canadian Resort Development Association (CRDA) is an industry-based association dedicated to furthering the shared ownership industry, both in Canada and throughout the world. Founded in 1983, the goals of the Association are to encourage and maintain a high standard of ethical conduct throughout the industry, and to assist in the education of Canadian industry members toward an enhanced standard of professionalism. For more information, please visit www.crda.com.
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