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Thursday, January 30-Friday, January 31, 2020    

Rosen Centre Hotel | Orlando, FL


As we enter the third decade of the 21st Century our culture is evolving with diverse opportunities for careers in the timeshare industry. The ARDA-WIN conference is centered around philanthropy, networking, and personal and professional growth. Join your peers and colleagues in an atmosphere of camaraderie, respect and community.                                                                                                                                                       


Register online or download the form here and email it to ARDA or fax it to (202) 289-8544.                                                                                                                                                                          Click Here to Register!                 


Hotel Information

ARDA-WIN will take place at Rosen Centre Hotel in Orlando, Florida. A limited number of rooms have been secured. The discount room rate for the ARDA-WIN Meeting is $174 per night and will be available until January 8 or until the block sells out, whichever comes first. To make hotel reservations, please contact Rosen Centre Hotel directly at 1-800-204-7234 or 407-996-9842 and request the group rate for American Resort Development Association to obtain the discount rate. Don't delay in making your reservations, rooms will sell out quickly for this meeting! 

 Click Here to Book Your Room!   



Please note schedule is subject to change. Last updated 12/09/19.   

Thursday, January 30 
 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm 

Registration Open
Sponsored by Greenberg Traurig, LLP

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm 

Networking Reception
Sponsored by First American Title Insurance Company

Enjoy cocktails & canapes and a chance to network with your fellow  WIN supporters. Fundraiser will be held for One Heart for Women and Children. This Orlando based organization provides the necessary resources for families as they transition through and overcome varying hardships of daily living in the Central Florida region. 


Friday, January 31 

8:00 am - 9:00 am 

Registration and Breakfast
Sponsored by Greenberg Traurig, LLP
9:00 am - 9:15 am 

Welcome and Opening Remarks
Speaker: Fiona Downing, Senior Vice President, Resort Development and Operations, RCI
9:15 am - 10:15 am 

Key-Note Address

Challenges and Triumphs 

Our keynote speaker Jeanette Marbert, President and CEO, Interval International will share her unique path to leadership in the industry. You will learn about her challenges and triumphs as she rose through the ranks to her powerful position 

Speaker: Jeanette Marbert, President and CEO, Interval International
10:15 am - 10:30 am

Networking Break 
10:30 am - 11:30 am 
Human Resources Panel   

When the best opportunity knocks on your door

Set your-self up for success with interviewing techniques guided by HR professionals. Learn how to move up, move out and negotiate for yourself.         

Speaker: Barbara Wilcox, Chief Talent Officer, Holiday Inn Vacation Club


Barbara Holkamp, EVP Chief Human Resource Officer, Hilton Grand Vacations
Kimberly Marshall, Chief Human Resource Officer, Wyndham Destinations 
Eva Esteban, VP Organizational Development, Diamond Resorts 


11:30 am - 12:15 pm                                 Work Life Balance

Can you be the best at everything? The balancing act.

We all crave a work/life balance. What does that mean? You will hear concrete examples to help you make progress achieving work / life balance based on real life experiences.   

Speaker: Maria Ruiz-Hayes, SVP Sales Training and Development, Wyndham Destinations 

12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
Luncheon Meet the President 
Sponsored by Global Connections, INC

ARDA–Looking forward to the next 50 

As Jason Gamel assumes his new role as president and CEO of ARDA, he shares his vision of the industry: where it is now, what challenges lie ahead, and where it is going.                                                     

Speaker: Jason Gamel, President and CEO, American Resort Development Association (ARDA)         

1:30 pm - 2:15 pm

How to experience the best possible networking event 

It starts with a handshake.  How you greet people matters.  Even if you don’t think you’re gregarious, learn from an expert to make the best of your situation and acquire much needed skills from working a room to joining a conversation already underway. 

Speaker: Dottie Clendendon, Vice President of Marketing, Disney Vacation 


2:15 pm - 3:30 pm  
Round Table Discussions

Personal Image: 
Projecting and protecting your best you  

Learn how to protect your image in person and on social media by establishing goals and privacy boundaries.

Speaker: Amy Brun, Director of Talent Acquisition, Hilton Grand Vacations

Personal Finance: Looking out for your own best interests

It is never too soon nor too late to take charge of your personal investments.

Speaker: Ann Marie Williams, Financial Advisor, Morgan Stanley

Sexual Harassment: After #MeToo – What's next?

Workplace harassment still exists for multiple groups. What legal changes have been made and what do you do when you or a colleague has encountered harassment. 

Speaker: Laurie Thomspon, Manager, RCI 

3:45 pm - 4:00 pm   Wrap-up and Evaluations 



Thank you to our 2020 WIN Regional Meeting Sponsors

Interested in becoming a sponsor? Please contact Katelyn Reitz.  



 January Event Sponsors 

Opening Reception  

First American Logo PNG 


Registration and Breakfast 


gt 2020 


Luncheon Meet the President  



 Keynote Speaker - sponsorship still available 


Developer Supporters     

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 diamon2018logo  Disney Vacation Club Logo   
Hilton Grand Vacations March 2018 logo  
Holiday Inn CV Logo 2018  
   Interval PNG 
2018 Marriott Vacations Worldwide logo       RCI-20`5     2018 Wyndham Destinations logo    

Thank you to all underwriters who generously support ARDA-WIN throughout the year. 

For information about sponsoring the ARDA-WIN annual meeting, please contact membership@arda.org 


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