Schedule of Events

2016 Eastern Seminar
April 25-26, 2016
Marriott Marquis Atlanta
Atlanta, Georgia
#VRMAEast
Schedule at a Glance
Note: schedule subject to change
Monday, April 25
8:30 am - 10:00 am Opening General Session
10:00 am - 11:00 am Networking Break in Vendor Showcase
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Concurrent Sessions Block 1
  • Lions and Tigers and Bears, Oh My! How to Compete with the Big Dogs
  • Get More Engagement Through Social Media with Your Team
  • MX and Housekeeping Responsibilities and How They Work Together
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Concurrent Sessions Block 2
  • Recruiting New Homes and Homeowners: Best Practices and Pitfalls
  • Vacation Rental Advocacy: The Latest from the Front Lines
  • Creating a Housekeeping and MX Training Program
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Networking Break in Vendor Showcase
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Concurrent Sessions Block 3
  • How to Reduce Your Dependency on Third Party Distribution and Regain Your Customers
  • The Speed of Trust: The One Thing that Changes Everything
  • How to Effortlessly Onbord New Homes
4:15 pm - 5:15 pm Concurrent Sessions Block 4
  • Financially Managing Your Vacation Rental Business
  • Retooling for Survival II
  • Driving New Revenue Through Agent Performance and Incentives
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm Networking Reception in Vendor Showcase
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Tuesday, April 26
7:30 am - 8:30 am Continental Breakfast in Vendor Showcase
8:30 am - 10:00 am General Session: Ask the Experts Roundtablr
10:00 am - 11:00 am Networking Break in Vendor Showcase
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Concurrent Sessions Block 5
  • Revenue Fundamentals
  • Conduct Your Interviews with Confidence
  • Top Secret Keys to Killer Vacation Rental Photography
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Concurrent Sessions Block 6
  • Vacation Rental Industry Performance Benchmarks You Should Know
  • What NOT to do on Arrival Day
  • Maintaining a Personal Touch While Using Technology
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Networking Break in Vendor Showcase
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Concurrent Sessions Block 7
  • A 2016 Guide to Selling Your Vacation Rental Company for Maximum Profit in an Ever Changing Marketplace
  • 2016 Vacation Rental Trends and Things You Should Know
  • The Anatomy of a Killer Email Marketing Strategy
4:10 pm - 5:00 pm Closing Panel: Vacation Rental Industry Trends