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May 1-5 | The Diplomat Resort & Spa | Hollywood, FL

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Please note schedule is subject to change. Last updated 4/24/16

Sunday, May 1

 7:30 am       AIF Open Golf Tournament  
2:00 pm-5:00 pm   Registration  
6:00 pm-7:00 pm       LEAPS Reception 
by invitation only
sponsored by Holiday Inn Club Vacations
7:00 pm-8:00 pm
Rivals Sports Bar
TIYP Happy Hour 
7:30 pm-8:30 pm  WIN Advantage Reception 
sponsored by First American Title Insurance Company
8:30 pm 
Rivals Sports Bar
TrackResults Annual Poker Tournament 

Monday, May 2

7:30 am-6:00 pm   Registration  
7:30 am-9:00 am       Student Breakfast 
sponsored by Holiday Inn Club Vacations
8:00 am-5:00 pm    VIP Networking Center 
by invitation only
sponsored by ResortCom International, LLC.
8:00 am-5:00 pm   Committee Meetings 
9:00 am-4:00 pm   Fundamentals Sessions 
9:00 am-4:00 pm  HR Focused Sessions 
9:00 am-11:00 am  New Member Welcome Center 
11:30 am-1:00 pm       Leadership Luncheon
The AIF is happy to announce that Congressman Patrick E. Murphy will be the speaker for the 2016 AIF Leadership Lunch.

Congressman Patrick E. Murphy represents Florida's 18th Congressional district, which includes northern Palm Beach, Martin, and St. Lucie counties. He currently serves on the House Committee on Financial Services and the House Select Committee on Intelligence. Additionally, Patrick is the co-founder and co-chairman of the United Solutions Caucus, a bipartisan group of freshman and sophomore lawmakers dedicated to working together to move our economy forward.

Patrick was born and raised in Florida, spending most of his childhood along the South Florida coast. He graduated with dual degrees in accounting and finance from the University of Miami, and went on to work as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) for Deloitte and Touche, auditing Fortune 500 companies. He is currently one of only nine CPAs serving in the House of Representatives.

ticketed event, must be an ARP or RRP to attend
sponsored by Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corp.
12:00 pm-5:00 pm  Press Office 
3:00 pm-4:00 pm  Student Speed Lead 
4:00 pm-5:00 pm  Resort Managers Meet and Greet 
Do you work in Resort Management? If so, this informal gathering is just for you! Come meet others who do what you do! This is a great chance to make connections, discuss ideas and make new friends.
sponsored by Whirlpool Corporation
5:30 pm-7:00 pm   Welcome Reception in the Exhibit Hall
open to all attendees
co-sponsored by Breckenridge Grand Vacations, Diamond Resorts International, Disney Vacation Club, Hilton Grand Vacations, Holiday Inn Club Vacations, Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corp., Starwood Vacation Ownership, Welk Resorts, Wyndham Vacation Ownership
7:00 pm-10:00 pm      
Beach and Pool Deck
RCI's Bash at Splash
All Attendees Welcome

Tuesday, May 3

7:30 am-5:00 pm   Registration  
8:00 am-5:00 pm   VIP Networking Center  
by invitation only
sponsored by ResortCom International, LLC. 
8:00 am-8:30 am   Private Meetings in Exhibit Hall  
8:00 am-5:00 pm   Committee Meetings 
8:30 am-10:30 am  Exhibit Hall Open 
9:00 am-5:00 pm  Press Office 
9:00 am-10:15 am   Educational Session Wave 1 

Educational Underwriter: Capital One
10:30 am-12:00 pm  Opening General Session with Keynote Speaker, Jonathan Perelman, Former Vice President of BuzzFeed Motion Pictures & Former Global Lead for Industry Relations at Google
Perelman will discuss the future of digital marketing.
sponsored by RCI
12:00 pm-5:00 pm   Exhibit Hall Open  
12:00 pm-1:00 pm   Exhibit Hall Lunch  
1:15 pm-2:30 pm   Educational Session Wave 2 
Educational Underwriter: Capital One
2:00 pm-3:30 pm       Communications Plan for Lifecycle of an Owner Forum 
2:45 pm-4:00 pm  Educational Session Wave 3  
Educational Underwriter: Capital One
4:00 pm-5:00 pm  General Session: Meet the Leaders 
sponsored by Baker & Hostetler LLP
9:00 pm       Interval International's Party with a Cause (PWAC)
ticketed event

Wednesday, May 4

8:00 am-4:30 pm  Registration  
8:00 am-5:00 pm   VIP Networking Center  
by invitation only
sponsored by ResortCom International, LLC 
8:00 am-5:00 pm  Committee Meetings 
9:00 am-3:00 pm  Exhibit Hall Open  
9:00 am-5:00 pm   Press Office 
9:30 am-11:00 am  Lion’s Den at ARDA World: A Phocuswright Innovation: Fast Track
Come see 6 start-up companies in the digital travel arena, pitch their products to our judges and see who wins! 
Participating companies include: Proxce, Rented, Suiteness, Tansler, Trekkable, Alice, Voyat 
11:15 am-12:30 pm   Educational Session Wave 4 
Educational Underwriter: Capital One
12:30 pm-1:30 pm  Lunch in Exhibit Hall  
12:00 pm-1:30 pm  State Regulators Luncheon
by invitation only
sponsored by Greenspoon Marder, P.A.
1:00 pm-2:30 pm  Resort Management Forum 
co-sponsored by Defender Resorts, Patton Hospitality Management, SPM Resorts, Vacation Resorts International
1:30 pm-3:00 pm   Educational Session Wave 5 
Educational Underwriter: Capital One
3:15 pm-4:30 pm  Educational Session Wave 6 
Educational Underwriter: Capital One
6:00 pm-7:00 pm   Awards Finalists Reception  
open only to ARDA Awards Finalists
sponsored by Wyndham Vacation Ownership
7:00 pm-10:00 pm   Awards Gala Dinner and Entertainment
ticketed event
Awards Program Presenting Sponsor: American Express

Thursday, May 5

8:30 am-10:00 am   Breakfast of Champions with Curt Cronin, Expert on Leading High-Performance Teams, Former Navy SEAL
ticketed event
sponsored by Hilton Grand Vacations
10:00 am-11:30 am   Meetings Committee
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