Conference Sponsors

2014 Annual Conference
October 26 - 29, 2014
Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina
San Diego, California

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2014 Annual Conference Supporters

 


VRMA supplier members provide invaluable services and products to vacation rental managers. These industry collaborators are critical to the success of vacation rental companies. We are grateful for the generous contributions of the companies supporting various aspects of the 2014 Annual Conference.

Gold Sponsors
 
 

CBIZ is the largest insurer of vacation rental properties in the United States. The CBIZ insurance policy is comprehensive coverage specially designed for this unique exposure, covering not only the property owners interests, but the property managers as well. It includes coverage for building(s), contents, commercial general liability, and business income with no short-term rental exclusion. Learn more. 

CSA Travel Protection

CSA markets, manages and administers all aspects of travel insurance and emergency assistance services, allowing your customers to have a worry free travel experience. Learn more.
 

HD Supply Save time and money with HD Supply as your single source for repair & maintenance items, operational supplies, and furniture, fixtures & equipment. Learn more.

 
HomeAway is the worldwide leader in online vacation rentals, with over one million properties in 190 countries in our global network. HomeAway complements your marketing efforts by expanding your online reach, providing a cost-effective source of bookings, and providing significant opportunities to build owner and traveler awareness of your brand. Learn more.

 
LiveRez.com is the leading provider of end-to-end, cloud-based vacation rental software for professional vacation rental managers. The platform offers a full-featured reservation system, high-conversion websites, a real-time QuickBooks integration and new CRM system to automate managers' communication with guests and owners. Learn more.
 

Silver Sponsors
 


 
Created by one of the leading providers of innovative technology, systems, processes and skilled personnel, RealVoice was originally designed for some of the largest hospitality brands in the world. RealVoice technology enhances vacation rental marketing by combining innovative hospitality-specific management tools with high-touch, customized personal services to increase reservations, repeat visits and ROI. RealVoice's real-and knowledgable-representatives are based in the U.S.A., giving your guests 24/7/365 access to a live person to help answer questions and make reservations. Learn more. 

 

 
North America's leading resort and lodge destination travel site serving nearly 10 million active travelers a year, researching, planning and booking resorts, lodges, hotels and vacation rentals. Learn more.
 
Join the world's smartest all-in-one vacation rental software solution! Affordable, great service, amazing websites, lead management, auto responders, QuickBooks integration, mobile apps, and much more! Learn more. 

Bronze Sponsors
 
 
Ascent Processing, Inc offers payment processing, proudly specializing in the Professionally Managed Vacation Rental Industry for over 18 years.  Our customized program is tailored to meet our clients’ specific business needs. Utilizing our expertise and industry knowledge, increase profits by reducing unnecessary costs and losses. Learn more.   
 
Blizzard Internet Marketing, Inc. is a leading provider of internet marketing services to the vacation rental management and resort industries. Our proactive, personalized project management includes integrated website design, website marketing, web hosting, search engine optimization (SEO), and direct e-mail marketing services. We focus on designing websites that perform well in Search Engines, increase traffic to the website, improve conversion rates and measure their ROI through Google Analytics. The most exciting product Blizzard offers the Vacation Rental Manager is their superb online booking engine; Blizzard Reservation Engine (BRE). The BRE allows data stored at HomeAway to be integrated into a website giving the user a seamless visit all the way through the booking process.  Learn more.
 
Internet keyless entry revolutionizes your business by helping you realize the benefits of added security, generating revenues, savings on overhead and ensuring work is completed on time. Learn more.
 

Maxxton delivers tailor made hospitality ERP (Enterprise resource planning) solutions for the complete management of vacation rentals, hotels, campgrounds, and tour operators.Specifically designed for the lodging sector, Maxxton offers a software-as-a-service-based solution to manage complex businesses with varied inventories, activities, accommodation types, amenities, extras and fragmented ownerships. Maxxton also unifies every aspect of your organization providing a single database solution including Property Management (PMS), Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Central Reservations (CRS), Spa and Activities, Housekeeping, Workforce Management, Access Control and more. Learn more.

Track is the future in Cloud Based Hospitality Software. TrackPM is a true cloud based property management system with industry leading features. Track delivers lightning fast reservations, robust maintenance and housekeeping features, powerful property and owner management, an online booking engine and more. Track PM seamlessly integrates with TrackPulse, a reservation sales and marketing system. TrackPulse is a cloud Reservation sales and marketing software.  TrackPulse combines call tracking and recording, smart call routing, agent tracking, campaign reporting, email marketing and CRM tools to track revenue from all lead sources, generate follow up opportunities, automate responses and drive the sales process to increase inbound and outbound revenues. TrackPulse and TrackPM can be used as separate applications, or together as the first and only integrated Property Management and Sales Reservation Software in the market. Learn more. 
 Vacation Rent Payment VacationRentPayment is the leading payment solution for the vacation rental industry. With over 12 years of payments expertise, VacationRentPayment is the go-to payment solution for property managers, owners and their guests. Learn more.
 


 
Conference Sponsors

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The NAVIS Reservation Sales System helps vacation rental management companies identify and measure lost revenue, increase inbound reservation conversions, create outbound sales strategies, track marketing and capture after-hours calls. Learn more.

Sponsoring Tuesday Party Band


 

HomeAway Software is the uncontested industry leader in vacation rental software and third-party online marketing distribution. HomeAway Software offers the most powerful and modern productivity tools that automate most vacation rental management tasks, streamline operations, and help vacation rental managers maximize revenue. The company also offers state of the art mobile solutions to delight guests and respond to inquiries faster: gladPROFESSIONAL and gladRESPONDER products improve the quality of your guest experience by proactively communicating the right information to your guests before they ask using mobile devices. These modern tools reduce guest support workload calls by as much as 75% while streamlining your business operations like never before. gladRESPONDER also lets you convert inquiries into booking faster by responding to inquiries within 60 seconds in a branded experience.  Learn more.

Sponsoring Conference App


 



 


 Planet Earth's #1 Accommodation Site. Learn more.

Sponsoring Pocket Guides and Concurrent Session Breakout Rooms

 


 

Created by one of the leading providers of innovative technology, systems, processes and skilled personnel, RealVoice was originally designed for some of the largest hospitality brands in the world. RealVoice technology enhances vacation rental marketing by combining innovative hospitality-specific management tools with high-touch, customized personal services to increase reservations, repeat visits and ROI. RealVoice's real-and knowledgable-representatives are based in the U.S.A., giving your guests 24/7/365 access to a live person to help answer questions and make reservations. Learn more. 

Sponsoring Conference Photography
 
Dwellable is the fast, easy new way to find a unique house to rent on your next vacation. It's the #1 rated vacation rental app for mobile devices and the fastest growing vacation rental website. Dwellable's Quality Scored inventory gives travelers delightful alternatives to spendy hotel rooms and shabby spare rooms alike. Learn more.

Sponsoring Conference Bags



 
HD Supply Save time and money with HD Supply as your single source for repair & maintenance items, operational supplies, and furniture, fixtures & equipment. Learn more.
Sponsoring New Member/First-Time Attendee Reception

 
C2G Advisors LLC is a consulting and advisory firm for the vacation rental industry specializing in Mergers and Acquisitions for the vacation rental industry. The company’s principals have completed well over $250mm of transactions, from small family owned vacation rental companies to large publicly traded ones. The company prides itself on providing smooth, efficient and confidential assistance to both buyers and sellers. If interested in either growing your company or looking for an exit strategy, call 850-699-1828 for a confidential discussion. Learn more.

Sponsoring Tuesday Party wristbands


 
Experts in driving quality tourists and guests to your organization. We create emotional impact that directly converts into dollars. We are Experts in Tourism, Vacation Rental, and Travel Marketing. Learn more

Concurrent Session Room Sponsor

 


 
The KLS Group provides industry expertise in HR Management keeping life simple for you, your business and your employees.  Our services span 7 key areas of HR (Administration, Compensation, Recruitment, Strategic Planning, Safety, Employee Development and Employee Relations) delivered through consulting, coaching, and training. HR Management is Complex. We're not! Learn more.

Sponsoring Hotel Key Cards

 


 
Community News Digital is a full service digital advertising agency specializing in the tourism industry. We are focused on connecting your business with your customers through display advertising, search, mobile, social, video and so much more. We want to learn about your specific business goals and develop a custom digital marketing plan to help you achieve them. Learn more.

Concurrent session room sponsor


 
InterCoastal Net Designs (ICND) is a leading web development and online marketing company specializing in the vacation rental industry.  For over 15 years, ICND has been working with vacation rental companies across the globe with custom website design, programming, booking engine integrations, and an array of internet marketing services including SEO, PPC, Social Media, and Email Marketing.  If you are looking to maximize your online visibility and revenue, contact ICND for a free consultation or website analysis.  Don't forget to Reserve your free, in-person internet marketing analysis and strategy while at VRMA in San Diego this year. Learn more.

Tuesday Party sponsor; Twitter Wall sponsor


 
FlipKey features the largest collection of verified vacation rental guest reviews and powers the vacation rental listings on TripAdvisor, the world's largest online travel community. Learn more.

Sponsoring Conference Lanyards

 
LSI Tools, a division of Local Social, Inc., provides a suite of tools that automate office processes to save you time and money. Providing solutions for company-specific issues is what we do best. Learn more.

Sponsoring Permanent Vacation, the VRMA all-member band


 
Red Sky is a vacation rental manager's trusted partner and a guest's reliable resource, providing coverage exclusively to the vacation rental industry in coastal, lake, ski and mountain destinations. Learn more.

Sponsoring Permanent Vacation, the VRMA all-member band
Barefoot is the most mature browser based rental/management system on the market. It is designed to be tailored providing unique functionality and the best industry ROI. Learn more.

Sponsoring Conference Registration Desk


 


 
Beach House Logos is the leading provider of marketing and promotional materials to the Vacation Rental industry since 2001. Learn more.

Sponsoring Conference Pens


 
DVDs are one of the most highly demanded and heavily used vacation amenities. DVDNOW is America’s largest and best provider of DVD & Blu-ray rental systems for vacation rental properties & resorts. It is fast and easy to have a compact, high tech DVDNOW system for your guests at no cost to you. Learn more.

Tuesday Party sponsor


 


 
Travel and rental protection made easy... never settle for second best, contact Rental Guardian today! Integrated purchasing with automated monthly reporting, electronic invoicing, online claims processing, superior coverage and Increased profitability! Contact Us: 1 (888) 885-5550 or info@rentalguardian.comLearn more.

Tuesday Party sponsor

ResortLock eliminates many of the hassles of managing a rental property, including managing guest keys, lost keys, early or late check in/outs, lockouts and many others. ResortLock does this by enabling you to provide your guest temporary access codes from anywhere in the world. No more early check-ins or late check-outs! Learn more.

Tuesday Party sponsor

Since 1994, Visual Data Systems has been the leader in website development and marketing for the Vacation Rental Industry. Our products and services have helped our clients produce well over $1 Billion in online revenue. Visual Data Systems offers clients fully custom website design & development with PMS software integration, Mobile Website Solutions, Online Marketing Services, Email Marketing, and Consultation. Understanding the guest life cycle has driven our product and service innovations to keep us at the forefront of the industry as The Guest Life Cycle Experts. Learn more. 

Tuesday Party sponsor

 
 
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