Seminar Sponsors

Western Seminar: April 13-14, 2015 | Portland, Oregon
Eastern Seminar: April 27-28, 2015 |  Norfolk, Virginia

2015 Regional Seminar Supporters

VRMA supplier members provide valuable 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 2015 Regional Seminars.

 
Gold Sponsors
 
 
CSA Travel Protection
 

Exclusive Travel Insurance Gold Sponsor
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
 
Exclusive Hospitality/MRO Supplier Gold Sponsor
Save time and money with HD Supply as your single source for repair & maintenance items, operational supplies, and furniture, fixtures & equipment. Learn more.


 

 
Exclusive Booking/Listing Gold Sponsor
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.


 
Exclusive Software Gold Sponsor
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
 
Booking.com, the global leader in online accommodations launched Villas.com in 2014, a new website dedicated to vacation rental properties.  Already offering over 235,000 vacation rental properties, Booking.com is expanding its footprint in the emerging vacation rentals space, in line with its core strategy to build worldwide accommodations globally. Villas.com helps travellers looking for unique holiday rentals discover and experience stays at everything from chalets, cottages, apartments and gites to aparthotels, villas and condos.When you book a holiday rental through Villas.com, you’ll get instant confirmation, so you’ll know your booking is confirmed, availability is guaranteed and there are no booking fees. Learn more.

 

LeisureLink’s Distribution Service offers vacation property suppliers the opportunity to distribute their inventory to top online travel agencies like Expedia, Booking.com and Orbitz, all the major GDS players and the top travel sites. Suppliers can manage their distribution from one platform –optimizing rates, availability, specials, and even their content changes. Suppliers are provided with specialty distribution consulting and expertise from Account Managers who understand the travel distribution and can maximize exposure. Finally, LeisureLink consolidates all accounting, payables and receivables with a single, reliable source of payment, providing order and clarity to the often complex accounting issues in the world of travel distribution. Learn more.



 
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. 
 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.
 
VacayStay Connect, formerly Vacation StoreBuilder, is a distribution and digital marketing platform provider transforming the vacation industry through innovative and affordable solutions. VacayStay Connect bridges the gap between consumers and vacation accommodations through a mosaic of interconnected products and services designed to grow online vacation rental businesses for resorts, professional vacation rental managers, innkeepers, and individual homeowners. Visit VacayStayconnect.com and stay connected.  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.   
 

 
Bluetent is a digital marketing agency specializing in the vacation rental, resort, travel and tourism industries, providing strategic consulting, brand design, web development, email marketing, social media and search / inbound marketing services. They build lasting customer relationships through quality in the digital space and solve complex business problems with smart, innovative solutions that engage and convert users to guests. Learn more.
 
Floor Plan Marketing is an architectural visualization firm that specializes in creating beautiful and effective marketing images for vacation rental companies, realtors, residential and commercial developments. Our expansive product line includes: interactive floor plans, architectural renderings,photo-realistic site plans and community maps. These services allow companies to engage their clients with the most cutting edge and innovative marketing tools available. Learn more. 
 
HomeAway Software offers the most powerful vacation rental technology solutions in the industry, including mobile guest management. Our products streamline all back-office activities, accounting, and website management, and provide direct access to the largest online distribution in the world in real-time to ensure the guest experience is flawless from beginning to end. 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.

SafelyStay offers vacation home property suppliers a suite of services that together make instant and safe reservations possible through:
  • The Guest List  - Using its network of professional property managers, SafelyStay created a worldwide database of vacation rental guests who require additional screening when making reservations based on previous behavior
  • Insurance - SafelyStay’s Insurance products provide up to $1,000,000 of customizable primary coverage with no deductible. 
  • Verifications – SafelyStay checks potential guests against over 200 global and local fraud, crime and sex offender databases and returns legally-compliant results in real time.       
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. 
 
Seminar Sponsors
 

 

 
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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.

Sponsoring Welcome Reception- Western Seminar and Eastern Seminar

 

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 Seminar App

 


 

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 Seminar Photography
 



 
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.

Sponsoring Seminar Keynote Speaker


 

 
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 Seminar Bags


 
TripAdvisor® Vacation Rentals offers solutions that deliver qualified leads and more bookings, with programs designed to work within property managers’ long-term budgets. Reach over 315 million unique monthly visitors across our branded sites FlipKey.com, HolidayLettings.co.uk, Niumba.com, and VacationHomeRentals.com in addition to 20+ global TripAdvisor sites, introducing travelers to more than 300,000 holiday rentals. Learn more.

Sponsoring Seminar Lanyards


 

 
KingTote specializes in custom Welcome Bags and Promotional offerings that initiate an immediate first impression. We help build loyal relationships between our clients and their guests. We know that promotional products are an integral part of your overall marketing objectives, and seek to match a service with those products for an even bigger impact! Learn more. 

Sponsoring Eastern Seminar Pocket Guide



 

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

Sponsoring Seminar Pens


 


 
The Distinguished Guest is a supplier of commercial linens, amenities and more to vacation rental owners and managers.  At The Distinguished Guest we believe in providing our customers with good quality product, competitive pricing and good old-fashioned customer service! Learn more. 

Western Seminar Registration Desk Sponsor

 
 
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