Richard Evans

May 23rd: 10:00 AM

Richard Evans joins us to talk about revenues and what contributes to an increase in your bottom line. Join us for Revenues, Metrics, Profit Margins & Establishing Vacation Rental Standards.


​Richard has also published a new book, "The Definitive Study of Vacation Rentals", pick up a copy today at Amazon



Daniel Levine

May 23rd: 8:15 AM

Daniel Levine gets you inside your customers’ heads to show you what they are really thinking.

The world’s leading consumer trends expert will blow your mind with meaningful insights that make every businesses more relevant, innovative and profitable.


Meet Our Speakers & Presenters

The action packed VRM Xtravaganza agenda is almost complete. Don't miss one minute of this years show. Visit our 60+ vendors, take in our educational sessions and kick back and enjoy our networking and entertainment. Our island reception this year features a full open bar and beach themed menu created special for our Jimmy Buffett cover band, the Landsharks. 

 

Tuesday, May 22nd

8:00 AM – 12:00 Noon Pipe and Drape install

12:00 PM to 5 PM Vendor setup

6 PM Welcome Reception, Exhibitor Showcase Area

​Appetizers, Beverages & Our Auction
 

Wednesday, May 23rd

7:00 AM – 7:55 AM Check in, Breakfast & Networking

8:00 AM – 8:10 Conference kickoff and Opening remarks
 

8:15 - 9:00 AM Keynote Daniel Levine - Travel & Tourism Trends & What The Guest Is Really Thinking.

9:00 AM  Exhibit Hall Open All Day

9:10 AM – 9:25 AM Theater Presentation - PointCentral - Smart Home Technology


9:30 AM – 9:50 AM Theater Presentation with CiiRUS, 2018 Vacation Rental Technology Trends &  Insights.

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM General Session Speaker - Richard Evans , Join us for Revenues, Metrics, Profit Margins & Establishing Vacation Rental Standards.

11:05 AM – 11:25 AM Theater Presentation  - Barefoot Technologies - Own Your Owners--New Strategies to Own Your Markets

11:30 PM – 12:15 PM Lunch (1) The Marketing Roundtable--The next wave of marketing and distribution strategies. Featuring a top panel of speakers from: RedAwning, Q4Launch, SiteMinder and Bluetent. Moderated by Isaac Diaz of Starmark.

12:30 PM – 1:15 PM Lunch (2) The Marketing Roundtable--The next wave of marketing and distribution strategies. Featuring a top panel of speakers from: RedAwning, Q4Launch, SiteMinder and Bluetent. Moderated by Isaac Diaz of Starmark. (duplicate of first luncheon). 
 

2:30 PM – 2:55 PM Theater Presentation - Red Awning- How to Maximize Your Distribution

 

3:00 PM - Afternoon Refreshments Break


3:00 PM – 3:55 PM Legislators, Lobbying and Local Advocacy.  A detailed look at the state of vacation rentals and the sharing economy within Florida. We are joined by State Representative, Mike LaRosa, State Representative Jamie Grant and Lori Killinger From Lewis Longman and Walker. 

 

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM The VRM Roundtable - "Beers With Peers" A deep dive into the world of property management and what's in store moving forward from an operational side. (This is a facilitated discussion by 2 moderators, Jennifer Frankenstein Harris & Paul Hayes) 

 

5:00 PM Industry Awards Presentation-- Over and Under 40 Awards

6:30 PM – 10:00 PM Our Signature Island Reception, Entertainment by The Landsharks, a Jimmy Buffet cover band, and a gourmet, themed buffet dinner.

Thursday, May 24th

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Check-in & Breakfast

9:00 AM – Exhibit Hall Open All Day

9:10 AM – 9:25 AM Theater Presentation With HomeAway's Senior Manager for Partner Success Shawn Coppinger - The Rise of the Vacation Rental Industry and the New Era of Travelers: Are You Ready?

9:30 AM – 9:50 AM Theater Presentation with Navis - The Low-Down on Security Breaches 

10:00 AM – 10:15 AM Refreshment Break
 

10:00 AM -10:20 AM Theatre Presentation with SiteMinder--Taking Control of the Web to Book More Guests

 

10:30 AM - 10:50 AM Theatre Presentation Q4 Launch--Top 10 Tips for Increasing Your Website Conversion Rate


11:00 AM Xtravaganza Awards Presentation

 

11:30 AM – 12:00 PM Closing Remarks