The Leading Events & Conferences in the Vacation Rentals Industry
There are numerous events and conferences for vacation rental industry professionals and property managers around the world. Most are located across the US and Europe and offer updated educational insights from industry experts whilst also providing fantastic networking opportunities with fellow accommodation providers and tech suppliers.
Some Leading Events in the Vacation Rental Industry (2019 / 2020)
- VRMA European Conference (Czech Republic)
- GuestyVal (Israel)
- Vacation Rental World Summit (Italy)
- Click. by Booking.com (Netherlands)
- KigoWorld (Spain)
- VR Tech Events (Spain & Europe)
- More Bookings Direct (UK)
- Short Stay Show (UK)
- Host (UK)
- RezFest (US)
- VRM Intel Data and Revenue Management Conference (US)
- VR Mastered Bootcamp (US)
- VRMA International Conference (US)
Vacation Rental Industry Events & Conferences 2019 Calendar
19-20 February: Vacation Rental Women's Summit - New Orleans
21-22 February: Serviced Apartment Summit Asia - Bangkok
21-23 February: Barefoot User Conference - Orlando
14 March: Short Stay Show - London
17-19 March: VRMA European Conference - Prague
1-3 April: KigoWorld - Barcelona
1-4 April: VR Tech Events - Barcelona
15-16 April: VRMA Spring Forum - Charlotte, North Carolina
23-25 April: VWVRP Annual Conference - Sunriver, Oregon
24 April: Puerto Rico Vacation Rental Meetup
8 May: Vacation Rentals Meetup London
14-15 May: Florida VRM Xtravaganza - Orlando
19-20 May: Vermont Short Term Rental Summit - Vermont
22 May: Short Term Rental Meet Up - Dallas
6 June: VRM Intel Live! - Breckenridge
11 June: Short Stay Show London Meet Up - London
1-2 July: Serviced Apartment Summit Europe - London
23 July: KigoWorld US - Orlando
6-7 August: VRM Intel Data and Revenue Management Conference - Atlanta
16 August: Smart City Policy Summit - Austin
27 August: VRMA Connect - Colorado
03 Sep: Vacation Rentals Meet Up - London
10-11 Sep: Click. by Booking - Amsterdam
16-18 Sep: GuestyVal - Tel Aviv
16 Sep: Serviced Apartment Summit MEA - Dubai
17 Sep: Short Stay Meet Up - Manchester
18-20 Sep: Streamline Summit - Scottsdale
24-27 Sep: Rezfest - Las Vegas
5-6 October: Vacation Rental World Summit - Como, Italy
13-16 October: VRMA International Conference - New Orleans
17-18 October: VITUR Summit - Malaga
24-28 October: VR Mastered Vacation Rental Boot Camp - St Louis, Missouri
31 October-01 November - HOST - London
Throughout October & November: The Avantio Partnership
04 November - VRMA Connect - New England - North Falmouth, Massachusetts
08 November - Short Stay Summit - Barcelona
9-10 November - VRBO Partner Summit - Scottsdale
20-22 November - Host Basic to Business - Rome
20-22 November - OPMA Fall Executive Summit - Palm Coast
03 December - VRMA Connect - North Carolina - Chapel Hill, North Carolina
10-11 December - ASAP Convention - London
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Some vacation rental events occur regularly throughout the calendar year. Here are a few...
Previous venues have included Barcelona, Edinburgh, London, Madrid and Paris.
Vacation Rental Tech Events is organised by Vanessa de Souza Lage, co-founder of the Rentals United channel manager.
Each VR Tech Event usually takes the form of an after-work session in a sponsored office including talks, networking and a few beers. This is a small and intimate meeting arena for professional vacation rental providers and relevant tech companies.
VRM Intel Live!
Location: Several. (Mostly in US)
Locations in 2018 included Orange Beach, Breckenridge, Maui and London.
In 2017 VRM Intel began hosting regional educational events - VRM Intel Live! - for property managers predominantly across the US.
Headed up by Amy Hinote, VRM Intel is one of the leading news outlets for the vacation rental industry and produces a quarterly industry magazine.
VRM Intel has held six VRM Intel Live! events with over 1,000 attendees around the US.
Roomevents is part of Roomonitor, leader in technology for the rental industry developing the first technological, safe and private solution to control the noise of the accommodations.
#Futurismo is the event for the vacation rental industry organized by Roomonitor.
Location: US & Online.
HomeAway Software Roadshows - The HomeAway team hits the road regularly to meet and update property managers with news alongside great networking opportunities.
HomeAway Insights and Best Practices Seminars - 90-minute updates with insights and tips on how to grow a vacation rental management business.
Webinars - Monthly webinars covering industry trends and insights. Free for all property managers.
Vacation Rental Housekeeping Professionals
Location: Numerous (US).
Inclusions: Continental breakfast and lunch.
The Vacation Rental Housekeeping Professionals (VRHP) group provide regular educational seminars in destinations across the US.
Session topics include branding, standards, maintenance, KPIs, internal team feedback, inspection and housekeeping kits, linen, bed bugs, lost property and product demos.
Vacation Rental Women's Summit
Dates: 19-20 February 2019
Location: Ritz Carlton, New Orleans
Price: $749 - $849
Inclusions: Meals, theater sessions, workshops, peer groups and a Mardi Gras Cocktail Party.
The inaugural Vacation Rental Women's Summit will take place in New Orleans in February 2019.
The focus of this event is to 'honor the pioneering women in the vacation rental industry, addresses issues facing women in the industry, and creates a network of solidarity and standards that professionalizes and elevates the entire vacation rental ecosystem'.
Keynote speakers include Elizabeth Gilbert (Author of Eat, Pray, Love and Big Magic), Lady Carnarvon, Tina Weyand (HomeAway Chief Product Officer) and Mary Lynn Clark (Wyndham Vacation Rentals President)
2019 Barefoot User Conference
Dates: 21-23 February 2019
Location: Westgate Lakes Resorts & Spa, Orlando Florida
The Barefoot user conference helps users maximize the value of their Barefoot investment.
Serviced Apartment Summit Asia 2019
Dates: 21-22 February 2019
Location: Amari Watergate Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand
Price: From $799
The Serviced Apartment Summit Asia is a dedicated forum for networking, education, sharing best practice and doing business differently in the short-term rental industry.
The Serviced Apartment Summit is not your ordinary conference. It offers a series of lively debates designed to challenge your thinking and drive innovation in a truly ‘collective’ environment of hospitality leaders.
Short Stay Show
Date: 14 March 2019
Location: Excel, London
Price: From £40
The Short Stay Show is the only UK show dedicated to the short-term rental accommodation industry including holiday lets, vacation rentals and serviced apartments.
VRMA European Conference 2019
Dates: 17-19 March 2019
Location: Grandior Hotel, Prague, Czech Republic
Price: From €315 (VRMA members)
Inclusions: Pre-event welcome reception, lunches and evening networking event.
The VRMA European Conference will take place in Prague in 2019.
One of the leading vacation rental industry events, the European Conference offers unmatched business and educational tools to help you deliver superior guest and homeowner experiences. You'll discover:
- Dozens of new educational sessions specifically for holiday rental professionals
- Opportunities to meet peers and exchange ideas and best practices
- Insights from supplier/vendors who provide industry-specific products and services to help your business grow
VR Tech Barcelona
Date: 01 April 2019 (1900-2100)
Location: Rentals United, Av/ Diagonal 618, Edificio Beethoven, 2 Planta, 08021 Barcelona
Are you involved in the vacation rental industry? Start the week strong with the famous VrTech Meetup – the global meetup for vacation rental professionals.
Held at Rentals United offices in Barcelona on the 1st of April 2019, this is your chance to meet our community of innovative travel tech people, property managers, investors and law-makers!
Understand the latest trends and discover new technologies to help you run your vacation rental business during a 2 hour event with short presentations and the opportunity to network over pizzas and beers!
Dates: 1-3 April 2019
Location: World Trade Center, Barcelona, Spain
Get $175 Off: NeedMoreRentals visitors can use KigoWorld discount code REP31 at checkout which will secure a price of $200.
Inclusions: Access to all training workshops, breakout sessions, peer networking and special events, lunches and reception buffets.
KigoWorld is an annual three day conference in Barcelona dedicated to vacation rentals.
This event attracts the best and brightest from around the world so property managers can learn actionable information to take their business to the next level.
150 delegates attended in 2018 and this year sees free half-day training workshops offered on the first day.
With turbo-charged sessions, dynamic expert panels and deep-dive demos, KigoWorld continues to push the boundaries of the vacation rental industry.
Keynotes and industry experts will discuss disruptions in the vacation rental industry, payment processing technologies, supply acquisition, building exceptional guest experiences, asset risk, revenue management, brand identity and much more.
Blockchain & Vacation Rental: Luca De Giglio presents Trips
Date: 02 April 2019 (1700-2000)
Location: Corevents space, Carrer Caspe 127, 08013 Barcelona
As part of his European presentation tour, Luca de Giglio is going to present the Trips Community in Barcelona.
This 3 hours event will focus on the origins of the Trips project, crowdfunding and the opportunities and advantages of Blockchain for vacation rental industry hosts and property managers.
Vreasy Boat Party
Date: 02 April 2019 (1800-2100)
Location: OneOceanClub on HMS NANOU
Join Vreasy and friends for a boat party with beers and burgers.
Guesty & Friends Meet Up Barcelona
Date: 04 April 2019 (1900-2200)
Location: Artte, Carrer de Muntaner 83C, Barcelona, CT 08011
Join Guesty, Booking.com and Beyond Pricing for a night of cocktails, conversation and a panel on "How to Utilize Innovation & Data to Drive Business and Maximize Revenue."
Meet influential players in the industry and walk away with valuable knowledge.
Learn how to take advantage of dynamic pricing, implementating innovative tools and utilizing data to grow your short-term rental business.
Throughout the course of the event, you'll meet influential players in the industry and walk away with valuable knowledge
VRMA Spring Forum 2019
Dates: 15-16 April 2019
Location: Charlotte Convention Center, Charlotte, North Carolina
Price: $350 (VRMA members)
Replacing the previous Eastern and Western Conferences, VRMA will introduce it's inaugural Spring Forum in 2019 taking place over 2 days in Charlotte, North Carolina.
The industry event is designed to be one of the leading interactive and engaging conferences in the vacation rental industry with innovative educational formats and networking opportunities with peers from across the country.
NWVRP Conference 2019
Dates: 23-25 April 2019
Location: Sunriver Resort, Sunriver, Oregon
Price: From $525
The NWVRP (North West Vacation Rental Professionals) Annual Conference takes place at the Sunriver Resort in Sunriver, Oregon.
Join us on April 23-25, 2019 for what will be our best conference yet for camaraderie, education, collaboration and a quality venue.
Puerto Rico Vacation Rental Meetup
Date: 24 April 2019
Location: Fraternidad AFDA, #2 Calle Cervantes, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00907, Puerto Rico
Don’t miss out on this year’s Puerto Rico Vacation Rental Meetup!
Along with the major vacation rental players in the sector, we will talk about The State of Vacation Rentals in Puerto Rico.
Keynotes and talks will be delivered by sponsors, Transparent, Booking.com, Kigo and Noise Aware. A panel of property managers & tech providers at the end will be followed by a networking time with beers & wine.
You will have the opportunity to catch up on the latest industry trends, discover new technologies to help you run your business, as well as network with other industry experts.
Vacation / Holiday Rental Meet Up London
Date: 8 May 2019
Location: The Canvas: Cafe & Creative Venue, 42 Hanbury Street, London, E1 5JL
This regular meet up group is dedicated to vacation rental professionals in London and now over 400 strong.
This event will feature Klevio and Slice as it's main speakers.
Klevio is an internet-enabled intercom and app that lets you unlock doors remotely - from anywhere in the world - and share digital keys with your phone.
Slice provides instant short-term rental cover, offered in affordable bite-sized chunks - when you need it.
Date: 09 May 2019
NoiseAware is the first and only privacy safe noise monitoring solution built for your entire property - inside and out. NoiseAware Account Executives, Monica and Tyler, will be hosting a LIVE ONE HOUR "ask me anything" on Thursday 09 May at 1 PM CST.
Is there a question you're looking to get answered before becoming a NoiseAware user? Quickly get all of your questions answered and learn exactly what NoiseAware is and how it works.
If you can't make it, feel free to submit your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org beforehand.
Florida VRM Xtravaganza 2019
Dates: 14-15 May 2019
Location: Doubletree by Hilton Hotel at SeaWorld, Orlando, Florida.
Prices: From $89 (One-day pass)
At the FLORIDA VRM XTRAVAGANZA, you can count on top industry speakers that will provide you with the best knowledge, business trends and product and service experience available.
This event offers key-note speakers, presentations, educational sessions and networking opportunities, as buyers meet sellers in the vacation rental travel technology and services industry.
Visit our 80+ vendors, take in our educational sessions and kick back and enjoy our networking and entertainment.
Vermont Short Term Rental Summit
Dates: 19-20 May 2019
Location: The Stone Church & The Latchis Theater & Hotel,
210 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301
Prices: From $45
A two-day summit for Vermont short term rental hosts & vacation property owners, designed to celebrate & acknowledge their phenomenal success in our state, to build sustainable business skills, & inspire awareness of state policies.
The summit will review state policies, safety requirements and hospitality skills. Airbnb and VRBO representatives will speak about advocacy for guests and hosts. Both the Department of Health and Department of Fire Safety will be explaining the self-regulation guidelines for guest safety.
There will also be a discussion about current tax laws for short term rental owners and managers. The Department of Taxes will disclose current tax collection data and future plans.
Short Term Rental Meet Up Dallas
Date: 22 May 2019
Location: NoiseAware HQ, 2800 Routh Street, Suite 215, Dallas, TX 75201
Are you a short-term rental host or property manager in the Dallas area who is eager to learn more before entering the industry?
Special guests include Eric Moeller of CoHost Mastery, Former Airbnb Executive, David Owen, David Krauss of Rent Responsibly and more.
Come meet other hosts and property managers in the industry while enjoying some tacos and drinks!
HomeAway London Property Owners Event
Date: 23/24 May 2019
Location: HomeAway, Portland House, Bressenden Place, London, SW1E 5BH
The HomeAway team will provide the latest industry trends to offer the chance to network with other holiday rental owners and property managers at this London HomeAway Owner Event.
There are 2 sessions to choose from: Post-work evening drinks session on Thursday (drinks and canapés served) or the Friday morning rise and shine event (buffet breakfast served).
Learn about the HomeAway Market Maker tool and how to optimise your HomeAway Listing via the mobile app.
Pre-bookable 1-1 sessions are also available with HomeAway bespoke account managers to assist you getting started with your listing.
HomeAway Tel Aviv Property Managers Meet up
Date: 29 May 2019
Location: Ayeka, Elifelet St 26, Tel Aviv
The HomeAway Tel Aviv Property Managers Meet up will begin with drinks and canapes upon arrival.
The event will provide updates on market trends, insights into how HomeAway customers have embraced the sector, and how HomeAway can help leverage your business for success.
Speakers include Moriya Rockman (Founder of Smilinghouse.com), Rafael Rose (manager of Israel's largest hosts community) and Eliran Zohar (Real estate entrepreneur, vacation rental expert & lecturer).
The session will finish with drinks and networking.
HomeAway Norfolk Property Managers Event
Date: 6/7 June 2019
Location: The Gallery, Norwich City Football Club
The HomeAway Norfolk Property Managers Event will provide a couple of days in Norwich to explore latest holiday rental industry trends and networking with property owner and management peers.
Post-work evening cocktails and canapés session on Thursday 6th or the Friday morning buffet breakfast session.
Short Stay London Meet Up
Date: 11 June 2019
Location: The Fable, 52 Holborn Viaduct, London
Brought to you by the Short Stay Show team, this is a night of networking in London for businesses and people who want to stay ahead of holiday rental and travel trends.
Includes an industry update from the STAA, towel origami lesson, networking, mini marketplace, food and drink.
Serviced Apartment Summit Europe 2019
Dates: 01-02 July 2019
Location: Park Plaza Victoria London, London, UK
Price: From £766
The Serviced Apartment Summit Europe is the most prominent annual industry event for the sector to collectively share best practice, network, map the industry’s future and do business.
Hosted annually since 2013, the event welcomes a growing number of hospitality leaders each year. The London conference attracts more than 350 high level attendees and speakers from as far afield as Australia, Singapore, Kenya, Saudi Arabia, the Americas India and across Europe.
Date: 23 July 2019
Location: Hyatt Regency, Orlando FL
Price: From $200
KigoWorld US in Orlando will unite property operators and channel partners July 23 at the Hyatt Regency in Orlando.
The conference will feature a keynote, concurrent sessions, peer-to-peer networking lunches and exclusive conference party.
Meet Guesty & Friends in London
Date: 25 July 2019
Location: Ennismore Sessions House, 23 Clerkenwell Green, London
Join Guesty for an evening of networking with London's thriving community of property managers, as well as tech providers that ease the role of property management and key booking platforms that are crucial for your distribution tactics.
Throughout the evening you'll hear from influential speakers from the likes of Guesty, Altido and HomeAway, and walk away with vital tips & tricks to set your business up for prolonged success.
VRM Intel Data and Revenue Management Conference
Dates: 6-7 August 2019
Location: Atlanta Airport Marriott, Atlanta GA
Price: From $595
The inaugural Data and Revenue Management Conference is being presented by VRM Intel.
Vacation rental managers will gain valuable insights to understand the fundamentals of revenue management, examine the tools that are available to them and how to use them, and provide hands-on education in data and revenue management.
Smart City Policy Summit
Date: 16 August 2019
Location: Austin Central Library Events Center, 710 W Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX 78701
The first conference on short-term rental regulation in Austin brings together government policy makers, convention bureau directors, and short-term rental leaders.
Learn about industry trends, innovations, noise control, property registration, auditing, quality of life, insurance, tax collection and remittance.
VRMA Connect Colorado
Date: 27 August 2019
Location: Beaver Run Resort, Breckenridge, Colorado
Price: From $125
VRMA Connect – Colorado is a one day event with educational sessions and an opportunity to exchange ideas and connect face-to-face with fellow industry professionals in the region.
Vacation / Holiday rentals Meet Up London
Date: 03 September 2019
Location: WeWork, 77 Leadenhall Street, London
Short Term Rental Automation / Guest Experience Enhancement
The largest meetup community in the UK will be introducing Gurubnb, a hosts-community driven tech solution, to simplify the management of your property and enhance your guests’ experience.
The meeting will focus on demonstrating the available functionalities, present the future functionalities of the platform, and hear about the features you feel are most important.
Click. by Booking.com
Dates: 10-11 September 2019
Location: Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Prices: From €550
Inclusions: Full access to the conference across 2 days – including all presentations, panels, workshops, and networking areas. Networking Breakfast & Lunch on both days. Dinner on day one. Goodbye drinks on day two. And much more that will be added in the coming months!
Whether you work in hotels and homes, affiliate and travel agencies, connectivity, transport, or attractions – as a Booking.com partner, this conference is for you!
As a thought leadership conference, it aims to share insights into the travel industry and share the direction that Booking.com will be taking as it aims to grow together with partners.
In 2019, Click. will invite partners to take a journey to dive into what the Global Experience Industry means for the travel industry as a whole, and how we can reach a common goal of the connected experience. We will learn what we can achieve if we come together to create the connected trip for customers.
Follow this link to learn more and purchase your tickets!
Dates: 16-18 September 2019
Location: Camilo, Tel Aviv, Israel
Prices: From $295 (Guesty client) & $395 (non Guesty client)
GuestyVal 2018 offered an extraordinary platform for short-term rental and property management companies to showcase the value they bring to the industry, while providing a one-of-a-kind opportunity to make lasting connections and mingle with peers and partners from across the globe.
GuestyVal is designed to break boundaries - discussing the strengths and weaknesses of property management today and its potential for tomorrow.
Through a dynamic collection of enriching group sessions and lectures with industry leaders from the likes of Airbnb, Booking.com, Facebook and more, it is sure to enhance anyone’s practical business skills and industry expertise.
2019 Themes: The Future of Hospitality, Guest-CentricSolutions, Tech & Innovation & Marketing & Growth
Serviced Apartment Summit MEA
Date: 16 September 2019
Location: Rove Dubai Marina , Al Seba Street, Dubai Marina, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Prices: From $499
Join fellow industry professionals at the region's only b2b conference and exhibition on serviced apartments, extended stay hotels, branded residences, holiday homes and short-term rentals.
The Summit agenda reflects the very latest market dynamics such as strategies to conquer oversupply; short-term rentals and mixed use, as well as the ever-present topics that form the bedrock of the industry: finance and investment, design, legal, branding, digital, sales and marketing, distribution and more
Short Stay Manchester Meet UP
Date: 17th September 2019
Location: Impossible Bar, 36 Peter St, Manchester, M2 5QR
The Short Stay Show team brings its new networking event series to Manchester in September.
This free informal meet up is for short-term rental property managers and is a great opportunity to learn
There will also be plenty of networking time over free drinks and nibbles with peers and the mini marketplace of suppliers.
Streamline Summit 2019
Dates: 18-20 September 2019
Location: The Phoenician, Scottsdale, Arizona
Prices: From $649
The Streamline Summit is a 2 day vacation rental conference preceded by an opening day of activities, learning labs, 1-1 meeting opportunities and cocktail party.
With 5 speakers and 100 workshops, the Streamline Summit promises to be another great event this year for property managers.
Dates: 24-27 September 2019
Location: Red Rock Casino & Resort, Las Vegas
Prices: From $499
Inclusions: Welcome cocktail party
Breakfast, lunch & snacks on day 2 and 3
Guest speakers, roundtables & panels
Streamline learning labs
Networking with other property managers
Farewell party (dinner, drinks & entertainment)
Rezfest 2019 in Las Vegas is the only place you can learn, laugh, and let loose with your fellow property managers.
Choose from over 50 breakout sessions, discover the vacation rental industry’s latest technology and get face-to-face support.
At this year’s vacation rental industry conference we’ll connect to discuss insights and changing trends that can open the door to more global business.
Additional HomeAway Software Day on Sep 27th.
Come network, learn and enjoy yourself at the ultimate vacation-rental conversation.
Vacation Rental World Summit 2019
Dates: October 5-6, 2019
Location: Teatro Sociale. Lake Como, Italy
Price: From €247
The Vacation Rental World Summit will celebrate its 6th edition in 2019 and is now established as one of the leading vacation rental industry events.
This year sees a return to the stunning Teatro Sociale in Como, Italy.
Join industry pros, service providers, expert property managers and successful owners at this two day conference. Enjoy insights from keynote speakers, panel discussions and excellent networking opportunities.
VRMS International Conference
Dates: October 13-16, 2019
Location: Hyatt Regency New Orleans, Louisiana
In 2018 the VRMA National Conference was rebranded as the VRMA International Conference reflect the size and relevance of it's global market.
This is the largest gathering of vacation rental professionals throughout the calendar year.
VRMA International runs over 60 educational sessions with subject matter experts and motivational speakers.
Network with over 100 exhibitors and leading suppliers plus thousands of vacation rental owners and management peers.
More details soon.
Date: October 15 2019
Location: Grand Connaught Rooms, London.
The eviivo awards ceremony takes place on the 15th October, at the Grand Connaught Rooms in London. Open to both eviivo and non-eviivo customers.
Dates: October 17-18 2019
Location: FYCMA - Palacio de Ferias y Congresos de Málaga, Malaga
VITUR Summit 2019, the European Event for Holiday Rentals, follows up from the National Holiday Rental Congress that AVVA (the Holiday Rental Association of Andalusia) has been successfully organising since 2016.
Attendees will gain access to top-notch presentations, business insights, innovative content and networking opportunities (all taking place in a mythical location).
Panelists and invited guests will discuss topics such as mobility, innovation, sustainability, excellence and regulation, while our partners will showcase the latest solutions to take your business to the next level.
The Avantio Partnership
Dates: Various dates in October & November
Location: Rome, Ibiza, Valencia, Nice & Lisbon
The Avantio Partnership Conference 2019, an event designed exclusively for the professional agencies working with Avantio.
A two-day event that will include training sessions, workshops and networking spaces where our experts will give you tips, strategies and the technology tools you need to continue growing in this ever evolving sector. Plus you will get insights from industry insiders that will help you generate new opportunities for your business.
- 22nd to 24th October - ROMA, ITALIA
- 29th to 31st October - IBIZA, SPAIN
- 12th to 14th November (International Conference) - VALENCIA, SPAIN
- 19th to 21st November - NICE, FRANCE
- 26th to 28th November - LISBOA, PORTUGAL
Vacation Rental Boot Camp
Dates: October 24-28 2019
Location: Union Station Hotel, St. Louis, Missouri
Price: From $1197
The Vacation Rental Boot Camp is now in it's fourth year and this year is set for St. Louis, Missouri.
With a huge agenda and 5 industry experts, the course is designed to help property managers master the industry.
Topics include marketing, listing sites, social media, email marketing, photography, video, hospitality, linen, amenities and more.
Liverez Partner Conference
Dates: October 28-30 2019
Location: The Peabody Memphis, 118 S 2nd St, Memphis, TN 38103
The Liverez Partner Conference is a hub of ideas, inspiration and industry connections for vacation rental managers and their teams.
We’re expanding our hands-on learning opportunities, enhancing the classes to provide even more actionable takeaways, and placing a focus on best practices and tools that will help you realize your company vision.
Delegates will enjoy customised bootcamp sessions, one-to-one training and evening parties.
ASSC Conference and Exhibition
Date: October 29 2019
Location: Hilton Glasgow Hotel, 1 King William St, Glasgow G3 8HT
The ASSC Conference and Exhibition, Self-Catering: A Bright Global Future, will inspire, motivate, and educate.
The Association of Scotland Self-Caterers Conference (ASSC) is hosting its annual conference in the Hilton Glasgow.
This is the only major event aimed directly at the people and businesses providing short-term lets and holiday rental accommodation in Scotland.
Some 300 business owners, property managers, service providers and industry decision makers will attend this year’s conference and have the opportunity to network with other accommodation providers, industry leaders and providers of sector-specific products and services.
Dates: October 31 - November 01 2019
Location: Business Design Centre, London
With 3000 attendees, 200 speakers and 5 theatres, HOST is the biggest event dedicated to the rentalpreneur and vacation rental community.
Your only chance to hear from the biggest disruptors & innovators in the short stay accommodation.
Learn how you can make real money from your property and take your rental business to the next level.
VRMA Connect - New England
Date: 04 November 2019
Location: Sea Crest Beach Hotel, North Falmouth, Massachusetts
VRMA Connect – New England will cover both national issues and topics specific to the New England region.
Delegates include property managers, staff, and suppliers from Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont.
Date: 07 November 2019
Location: Barcelona Hesperia Tower Hotel
Hear from some of the most innovative tech startups in the short term rental industry.
Five startups will pitch on stage over one hour of pitches on Thursday evening prior to two hours of networking and drinks sponsored by EHHA and Booking.com.
Short Stay Summit
Date: 08 November 2019
Location: Barcelona Hesperia Tower Hotel
This free one-day show will appeal to Spanish property managers and holiday rental owners who are looking to supercharge their short stay businesses.
The event will follow a similar format to the annual Short Stay Show in London as there will be two stages of content, 20+ speakers and 25+ exhibitors.
VRBO Partner Summit
Date: 09-10 November 2019
Location: Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, Scottsdale, AZ 85255
Price: From $249
The annual HomeAway/VRBO Partner Summit focuses primarily on supporting vacation rental owners and property managers with at least one live listing on the network of sites and helping them achieve their goals in the vacation rental industry.
Over the two days there are numerous main stage talks and over 20 breakout sessions and product demonstrations covering the industry and technology. Network with other property owners, share feedback with the VRBO team and see the latest available tech tools.
Approximately 600 rental property managers, VRBO employees and vendors will be in attendance.
Irish Self Catering Federation Conference
Date: 12 November 2019
Location: Clayton Hotel, Liffey Valley, Dublin 22
The Irish Self Catering Federation's (ISCF) is aimed directly at those providing short-term lets and holiday rental accommodation in Ireland.
The event provides a valuable network for members and exposure to suppliers, industry representatives, international speakers and global operators.
The main conference is preceded by the annual members' AGM.
OPMA FALL 2019 Executive Summit
Date: 20-22 November 2019
Location: Hammock Beach Resort, Salamander Resorts, Palm Coast, Florida
Price: From $600
The event is designed for OPMA (Onsite Property Management Association) member executive level representatives and their senior management teams dedicated to the onsite property management sector, OPMA preferred suppliers and speakers, representing diverse entities servicing the travel industry, presenting their insights into the future of the overall lodging sector.
Host Basic to Business
Dates: 22-23 November 2019
Price: From €10
HOST B2B is the first Italian conference entirely dedicated to the Vacation Rental industry, a 2 days event dedicated to the professionalization of a strategic market for the growth of the Italian tourism industry
VRMA Connect - North Carolina
Date: 03 December 2019
Location: Carolina Inn, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
In connection with the North Carolina Vacation Rental Management Association (NCVRMA), VRMA Connect – North Carolina is an opportunity to exchange ideas and connect face-to-face with fellow industry professionals in the region.
Topics to include Business Strategy, Finance and Legal Operations, Government Relations, Guest Relations, Human Resources, Marketing, Property Services, Sales, Technology and Vacation Rental Industry Trends
2019 ASAP Convention
Dates: 10-11 December
Location: etc Venues, 155 Bishopsgate, London
Held over two days, The Association of Serviced Apartment Providers (ASAP) Annual Convention will provide attendees the latest industry data and insights and discuss industry challenges.
The event includes extended and exciting programme of keynote speakers, panel discussions, breakouts, seminars, workshops and campfire discussions all while encouraging engagement, discussion and collaboration.
Confirmed 2020 Vacation Rental Event & Conferences
- Serviced Apartment Summit Asia - Bangkok, Thailand - 21-22 February 2020
- More Bookings Direct - London, UK - 25 February 2020
- The Shortyz 2020 Awards - London, UK - 11 March 2020
- Short Stay Show - Excel, London, UK - 12 March 2020
- Serviced Apartment Awards - London, UK - 12 March 2020
- VRMA European Conference 2020 - Lisbon, Portugal - 15-17 March 2020
- KigoWorld 2020 - Barcelona, Spain - 23-25 March 2020
- NWVRP Annual Conference - Whistler, Canada - 20-22 April 2020
- Barefoot User Conference - Chicago, US - 23-25 April 2020
- VRMA Spring Forum - Chicago - US - 27-28 April 2020
- VRMA International Conference - Orlando, Florida - 18-21 October 2020
This one-day conference in the heart of London is specifically for short-term rental property managers seeking to generate more bookings away from OTAs and large listing sites.
Hear from 10 leading industry experts and network with fellow professional property managers at this unique #BookDirect event.
Learn about branding, website content, collaboration, SEO, social media and more and leaved armed with tools and strategies to significantly increase your number of guests booking direct.
Other notable large travel events that are not necessarily focused on the vacation rental industry but which provide very useful takeaways are these business travel shows, the Travel Technology Europe, Navis Leaders Conference, the Direct Booking Summits in Europe, Asia and the US, the Phocuswright Conference, the World Travel Market, ITB Berlin, Eye For Travel and the various Skift Forums in the US, Europe and Asia.
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