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     April 7-11 | The Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa | Hollywood,FL


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Schedule 

Saturday   |   Sunday   |   Monday   |   Tuesday   |   Wednesday   |   Thursday 

This is a preliminary agenda and is subject to change. Last updated 3/26/13. 


  

Saturday, April 6  

 
1:00 pm-4:00 pm    Supplier Certification Seminar 
pre-registration required
 

  

Sunday, April 7 

 
8:00 am-4:15 pm   RCI/AIF Open Golf Tournament 
pre-registration required 
2:00 pm-5:00 pm  Registration 
6:00 pm-7:00 pm  ARDA LEAPS Reception
by invitation only 
7:30 pm-8:30 pm 

WIN Networking Reception- Wine and Dessert 
WIN Members only; non-members may enroll at the door for $84.00 

  

Monday, April 8 

 
7:30 am-6:00 pm  Registration 
7:30 am-9:00 am  Student Breakfast
by invitation only
 
8:00 am-5:30 pm   Committee Meetings  
8:00 am-5:00 pm 

VIP Networking Center 

sponsored by ResortCom International
 

8:00 am-10:00 am 

 Resale Forum
pre-registration required  

sponsored by Vacation Listing Service, Inc. 

9:00 am-10:00 am 

Coffee Service 

 co-sponsored by American Express, Capital One, Fidelity National Timeshare, GlobalTravel Benefits powered by HSI, Greenberg Traurig, LLP, Greenspoon Marder P.A., Hilton Grand Vacations, Holiday Inn Club Vacations, Hutchinson & Co. Trust Company Ltd., ICE, JW Maxx Solutions, Lighthouse List Company, Lloydshare Limited, Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corp., Old Republic National Title, RCG Global Services, RCI, SPI Software, Starwood Vacation Ownership, Travel to Go, Tumbleweed Photo Journals, Vacation Listing Service, Western Alliance Bancorporation, and Wyndham Vacation Ownership, Inc.  

9:00 am-10:00 am    Fundamentals of Resort Design & Development   
10:15 am-11:15 am      Fundamentals of Finance   
10:30 am-12:30 pm  

  Technology Forum 
pre-registration required 

sponsored by Oombaga 

11:30 am-1:00 pm    Leadership Luncheon 
open only to RRP/ARP Designees; pre-registration required  
1:30 pm-3:30 pm 

 Social Media Forum
pre-registration required 

sponsored by Advocacy Media 

1:30 pm-2:30 pm    Fundamentals of Sales and Marketing  
2:00 pm-3:30 pm 

Coffee Service 

co-sponsored by American Express, Capital One, Fidelity National Timeshare, GlobalTravel Benefits powered by HSI, Greenberg Traurig, LLP, Greenspoon Marder P.A., Hilton Grand Vacations, Holiday Inn Club Vacations, Hutchinson & Co. Trust Company Ltd., ICE, JW Maxx Solutions, Lighthouse List Company, Lloydshare Limited, Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corp., Old Republic National Title, RCG Global Services, RCI, SPI Software, Starwood Vacation Ownership, Travel to Go, Tumbleweed Photo Journals, Vacation Listing Service, Western Alliance Bancorporation, and Wyndham Vacation Ownership, Inc.  

2:45 pm-4:00 pm 

 Fundamentals of Resort Operations  

3:00 pm-5:30 pm 

ARDA Board of Directors Meeting
closed meeting  

3:00 pm-4:30 pm   Student Speed Lead  
5:00 pm-7:00 pm   Speed Lead 
5:30 pm-7:00 pm    

VIP/Exhibitor Meet and Greet Reception
closed reception  

This reception is open to the following groups only: ARDA Exhibitors, ARDA VIP Trustee and Chairman's League Members, ARDA Board of Directors and Executive Committee Members, ARDA LEAPS participants and International attendees.

co-sponsored by: Breckenridge Grand Vacations, Diamond Resorts International, Disney Vacation Club, Hilton Grand Vacations, Holiday Inn Club Vacations, Hyatt Residential Group, Island One Resorts, Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corp., Starwood Vacation Ownership, Welk Resorts, and Wyndham Vacation Ownership, Inc. 

8:00 pm-10: 00 pm 
 

"The Opening Night" 

ICE and RCI join forces to host ‘The Opening Night’, the premier event of this year’s ARDA Convention. Network beneath the stars alongside the water’s edge at the Diplomat Landing while sipping complimentary cocktails, enjoying tasty hors d’oeuvres and dancing into the night with the music, sights and sounds you can only expect in South Florida. The fun begins just a few steps from the hotel lobby - don't miss what is sure to be the best party of ARDA 2013! 

brought to you by ICE & RCI  

  

Tuesday, April 9 

 
7:30 am-5:00 pm    Registration 
8:00 am-5:00 pm  VIP Networking Center
sponsored by ResortCom International
 
8:00 am-5:30 pm  Committee Meetings 
8:00 am-11:00 am  Private Meetings in the Exhibit Hall 
8:30 am-9:30 am 

Coffee Service 

co-sponsored by American Express, Capital One, Fidelity National Timeshare, GlobalTravel Benefits powered by HSI, Greenberg Traurig, LLP, Greenspoon Marder P.A., Hilton Grand Vacations, Holiday Inn Club Vacations, Hutchinson & Co. Trust Company Ltd., ICE, JW Maxx Solutions, Lighthouse List Company, Lloydshare Limited, Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corp., Old Republic National Title, RCG Global Services, RCI, SPI Software, Starwood Vacation Ownership, Travel to Go, Tumbleweed Photo Journals, Vacation Listing Service, Western Alliance Bancorporation, and Wyndham Vacation Ownership, Inc. 

9:00 am-10:15 am 

 Educational Session Wave 1 

Educational Underwriter: Capital One
Co-sponsored by: American Express, Baker & Hostetler LLP, First American Title Insurance, Holiday Systems International (HSI), and Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corp.
 

10:30 am-12:00 pm  

 General Session: Keynote Speaker Don Tapscott 
Thought Leader on the Strategic Value and Impact of Information Technology  

sponsored by RCI 

12:00 pm-6:00 pm   Exhibit Hall Open 
12:00 pm-1:30 pm 

Exhibit Hall Grand Opening and Lunch 

co-sponsored by Fidelity National Timeshare, Global Connections, Inc., Inventory Smart Management, Lloydshare Limited, and Tumbleweed Photo Journals 

1:30 pm-3:00 pm 

Educational Session Wave 2 

 Educational Underwriter: Capital One
Co-sponsored by: American Express, Baker & Hostetler LLP, First American Title Insurance, Holiday Systems International (HSI), and Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corp.
 

1:30 pm-3:30 pm 

  Sales and Marketing Forum
pre-registration required 

sponsored by American Express 

3:00 pm-3:30 pm 

Networking Break in the Exhibit Hall 

co-sponsored by Fidelity National Timeshare, Global Connections, Inc., Inventory Smart Management, Lloydshare Limited, and Tumbleweed Photo Journals 

3:30 pm-4:45 pm 

Educational Session Wave 3 

Educational Underwriter: Capital One
Co-sponsored by: American Express, Baker & Hostetler LLP, First American Title Insurance, Holiday Systems International (HSI), and Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corp.
 

5:00 pm-6:00 pm 

Reception in Exhibit Hall 

co-sponsored by Fidelity National Timeshare, Global Connections, Inc., Inventory Smart Management, Lloydshare Limited, and Tumbleweed Photo Journals 

5:00 pm-6:00 pm 

 Young Professionals Networking Event in Exhibit Hall  

co-sponsored by Blackwell Recover and Concord 

7:15 pm 
 

 Interval International's Party with a Cause! 
separate ticketed event 

sponsored by Interval International 

  

Wednesday, April 10 

 
8:00 am-4:30 pm  Registration 
8:00 am-5:00 pm  VIP Networking Center
sponsored by ResortCom International
 
8:00 am-10:00 am  Private Meetings in the Exhibit Hall 
8:30 am-9:30 am 

Coffee Service 

co-sponsored by American Express, Capital One, Fidelity National Timeshare, GlobalTravel Benefits powered by HSI, Greenberg Traurig, LLP, Greenspoon Marder P.A., Hilton Grand Vacations, Holiday Inn Club Vacations, Hutchinson & Co. Trust Company Ltd., ICE, JW Maxx Solutions, Lighthouse List Company, Lloydshare Limited, Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corp., Old Republic National Title, RCG Global Services, RCI, SPI Software, Starwood Vacation Ownership, Travel to Go, Tumbleweed Photo Journals, Vacation Listing Service, Western Alliance Bancorporation, and Wyndham Vacation Ownership, Inc.  

9:00 am-3:45 pm  Committee Meetings 
9:00 am-10:15 am 

Educational Session Wave 4 

Educational Underwriter: Capital One
Co-sponsored by: American Express, Baker & Hostetler LLP, First American Title Insurance, Holiday Systems International (HSI), and Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corp.
 

10:00 am-2:00 pm  Exhibit Hall Open 
10:15 am-10:45 am 

Networking Break in the Exhibit Hall 

co-sponsored by Fidelity National Timeshare, Global Connections, Inc., Inventory Smart Management, Lloydshare Limited, and Tumbleweed Photo Journals 

10:45 am-12:00 pm 

Educational Session Wave 5 

Educational Underwriter: Capital One
Co-sponsored by: American Express, Baker & Hostetler LLP, First American Title Insurance, Holiday Systems International (HSI), and Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corp.
 

12:00 pm-1:30 pm 

Lunch in the Exhibit Hall 

co-sponsored by Fidelity National Timeshare, Global Connections, Inc., Inventory Smart Management, Lloydshare Limited, and Tumbleweed Photo Journals 

12:00 pm-1:30 pm 

State Regulators Lunch
by invitation only 

sponsored by Greenspoon Marder, P.A. 

1:30 pm-2:45 pm 

Educational Session Wave 6 

Educational Underwriter: Capital One
Co-sponsored by: American Express, Baker & Hostetler LLP, First American Title Insurance, Holiday Systems International (HSI), and Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corp.
 

3:15 pm-4:30 pm 

Educational Session Wave 7 

Educational Underwriter: Capital One
Co-sponsored by: American Express, Baker & Hostetler LLP, First American Title Insurance, Holiday Systems International (HSI), and Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corp.
 

6:00 pm-7:00 pm 

Awards Gala Finalists Reception
by invitation only 

sponsored by Wyndham Vacation Ownership, Inc.

7:00 pm-10:00 pm 
 

 Awards Gala Dinner and Entertainment
pre-registration required 

sponsored by Global Travel Benefits (powered by HSI) 

  

Thursday, April 11 

 
8:00 am-10:00 am  Registration 
8:30 am-10:00 am  

Breakfast of Champions: Keynote Speaker Jim Morris
Inspiration for the movie The Rookie

pre-registration required  

sponsored by Hilton Grand Vacations 

10:00 am-11:30 am  Meetings Committee Post-Convention Meeting
closed meeting 

 

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