2015 Annual Conference
"Celebrating the past. Looking to the future."

October 25 - 28, 2015
Hilton New Orleans Riverside
New Orleans, Louisiana


What are others saying about VRMA's Annual Conference?

A record 1,000+ leading vacation rental professionals attended the 2014 Annual Conference- and 94% of vacation rental managers said they were likely or extremely to recommend the event to a colleague. Here's what last year's attendees had to say about the Annual  Conference, in their own words:

“The 2014 Annual Conference was the best ever! After every conference, session, discussion or vendor showcase visit, I walk away smarter, more powerful and in a stronger position than my competitors.

-Cheryl Freeman, Burr White Realty, Newport Beach, California

“The annual VRMA conferences offer the best ways to improve your business. Attending these conferences will help your owners and management discover tools and ideas that will transform how you run your vacation rental business.

-Daniel Eby, Destination Leavenworth, Leavenworth, Washington

The educational opportunities offered through VRMA were exceptional - the stress placed on building and maintaining the professionalism of the industry was eye opening for me, and addressed real issues my company faces. 

-Jana Clark, San Carlos Agency, Inc., Carmel, California

 “There is no other place where a vacation rental professional can connect with suppliers, and other professionals in their industry to learn ways to be more efficient and profitable in their business.”

-Darik Eaton, Seattle Oasis Vacation Rentals, Kent, Washington

It was so great to be a part of a conference where every piece of information directly pertained to my business and I was only able to attend a fraction of the workshops offered. Had I known sooner, I would not have waited so long to make the investment.

-Imane Deininger, Book Breck, Breckenridge, Colorado

“We are coming home excited about what we have learned and about making some changes to improve our business. Our guests benefit from this conference as much as we do. Everyone was friendly and helpful.  I look forward to the next VRMA conference!”

-Emily Vandall, Beachwalker Rentals, Kiawah Island, South Carolina


“This was my first VRMA Annual Conference, and I was blown away by how much information I took away from it, as well as how many great connections I made. I hope to attend every year from now on!

-Kelly McPike, Cabin Rentals of Georgia, Blue Ridge, Georgia

VRMA has definitely led me to become a SMARTER manager!

-Valerie Kane, Biloxi Beach Resort Rentals, Gulfport, Mississippi

“VRMA is an essential conference for any company working within the vacation rental management industry.”

-Daniel Leifeld, Blizzard Internet Marketing, Glenwood Springs, Colorado

“Always enjoy attending the VRMA events.  Not only do you receive great information from the educational sessions, but an amazing opportunity to network with other professional property managers across the country.”

-Scott Rice, Cabin Fever Vacations, Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

Being involved in VRMA is a must for any vacation property management company who wants to successful in this business!”

-Gary Knight, Cabin Rentals Of Georgia, Blue Ridge, Georgia

“This year's conference exemplifies the professional growth of our vacation rental industry. Changes within the industry have been exponential over the last five years. VRMA can take deserved credit in contributing to this success.”

-Kevin Strege, Catalina Island Vacation Rentals, Inc., Avalon, California

Being a part of VRMA has helped our vacation rental management team to stay on top of the latest trends in the industry and to continually improve our processes to better serve our clientele.”

-Munro Murdock, Elite Pacific Properties, Honolulu, Hawaii

Refreshing, Renewed, and well Revived... with the largest attendance base ever, #VRMA2014 was also one of The Best Ever.  And, was so great to see all the returning favorite faces from years ago too.  And away we grow again!”

-Cort Roussel, Franconia Notch Vacations, Franconia, New Hampshire

“The networking opportunities and seminars provided invaluable information for my company's operations. I returned home invigorated and eager to implement the proven changes that I learned at the conference from industry professionals and peers.”

-Dale Branch, Globe Homes and Condos, Venice, California

“Once again, the VRMA put on a terrific conference in San Diego. We left with tons of great take-aways that we are implementing into our business just one week after the conference.

-Betsy LaBarge, Mt Hood Vacation Rentals, Welches, Oregon

Helps us keep at the top of our game and at the cutting edge of technology!”

-Nancy Kramer, Nancy's Vacation Rentals, Julian, California

“Excellent conference!! Would definitely recommend the annual conference to learn how to protect your company and to take your company to the next level.

-Tina Jennings, Panama City Condo Vacations, Cartersville, Georgia

“2014 VRMA conference was awesome! We left this conference taking away more than we could have ever imagined!

-Yasmine Knighten, Panhandle Getaways, Panama City Beach, Florida

We were really surprised and impressed with how many key industry contacts were at this event.

-Tim Choate, RedAwning.com, Inc., Berkley, California

“The best way to gather proven ideas to increase your revenue and improve your guest and home owner satisfaction.”

-Diana Roberson, RnR Vacation Rentals, San Ramon, California

“Extremely well organized and packed with powerful resource tools for our business.”

-Brad Golphenee, Sandpoint Vacation Rentals, Sandpoint, Idaho

“The potential in the vacation rental business is unlimited right now as an emerging market.  I believe the industry will be improving dramatically in the next five years and these conferences will be essential in staying ahead of the competition.”

-Casey Roloff, Seabrook Land Company, Pacific Beach, Washington

“This conference gave me an opportunity to meet lots of vendors and explore new products that can enhance my business.  I am always looking for new tools, but to have vendors in one place that are interested in this marketplace sure makes it a lot easier.

-Greta Maddox, Seaside Getaways, St. Helena, South Carolina

“Visiting the vendors at the showcase not only helped me shop different companies in one location, but helped me understand the industry as a whole.

-Diana Terpening, Stay Alfred Vacation Rentals, Spokane Valley, Washington

“Not only is there a lot to be learned from the session content, the networking opportunities provide resources to learn from and work with all year long.”

-Sam Deter, StoneBridge Resort, Branson West, Missouri

“We have been to serval conferences and they are always much more valuable that the money spent to attend. A very high Return On Investment.

-Ron Hemstreet, Sun Palace Vacations, Fort Myers Beach, Florida

“VRMA is excellent for generating new and forgotten ideas to constantly improve our business. The networking with other rental managers and vendors is unsurpassed at VRMA conferences. Thanks so much!”

-Janice Farr, Sun Realty of Nags Head, Inc., Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina

“VRMA conferences will be a must for our company.  The educational aspect along is enough but it provides so much more with networking and new ideas.”

-Anita McPherson, Sunetha Property Management, Pagosa Springs, Colorado

“We loved being a part of the largest gathering ever of vacation rental property managers! We left feeling both energized and blessed to be part of this amazing group of people ~ new ideas to try and new relationships to build on. Thanks for all the effort”

-Gina Paglialonga, Teeming Vacation Rentals, Winter Park, Florida

The conference timing was perfect - right after the busy season to recharge you with ideas before the next busy time.”
-Karinda Boone, Vacasa, Portland, Oregon
VRMA offers the only conference where all members of the industry can expect unbiased opportunities to learn and network.

-Tristan Webb, Vacasa, Salt Lake City, Utah

“A powerful and fun time dedicated to growth, understanding and improvement! Beyond happy with my VRMA experience!”

-Kathleen Cross, Vacation Living, LA, Pasadena, California

“VRMA is a great organization which has helped us grow and learn. The regional and annual conferences are very helpful and educational. Get to meet other owners and swap stories. It is a wonderful networking opportunity and worth the money!”

-Marcia Hanscome, Vacation Rentals of NMB, North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

“By attending the VRMA conference, I've always gotten inspiration, education, and valuable knowledge to take back to my business for new ways to boost our sales.  I look forward to them every year.”

-Barbara Miller, Vacation Rentals of North Myrtle Beach, North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

“I came home with more action items than I could fit on a page!”

-Rodney Archer, Vacations on the Water, Andersonville, Tennessee

Very worthwhile and high value conference. I traveled from Australia to attend for the first time this year, and next year will attend again and bring another staff member. For anyone considering come from international, I strongly endorse.”

-Pete Smith, Weekenda, Castle Hill, Australia