myrtle beach marriot

ARDA Southeast Regional Meeting 

September 27-28, 2016  

Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort & Spa at Grande Dunes
Myrtle Beach, SC

Registration | Hotel Information | Schedule | Sponsors   


Discounted early bird rate ends Friday, September 2, register now! 

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


Hotel Information

To make your hotel reservation at the Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort & Spa at Grande Dunes please click here to book online or contact the hotel directly at 1-800-228-9290 and mention that you are attending the ARDA Southeast Regional Meeting to obtain the discount rate of $159 per night. Rooms will be available at the discount rate until September 2 or until the block  is sold out, whichever comes first. 

Don't delay in making your hotel reservations, rooms sell out quickly for ARDA meetings!



 Please note schedule is subject to change. Last updated on 8/26/16 


Tuesday, September 27 

2:30 pm-6:00 pm 

Registration and Welcome Refreshments 

3:00 pm-5:00 pm 


Leadership Strategies Forum 

5:00 pm-6:00 pm 

Opening Reception  

sponsored by First American Title Insurance 

Wednesday, September 28 

8:00 am-9:00 am 

Continental Breakfast

sponsored by RCI 

8:30 am-9:00 am  Welcome and ARDA Updates 

9:00 am-9:30 am 

State of the Shared Vacation Ownership Industry
Research is one of the strongest tools our industry has at its disposal. Whether planning a new resort, developing new marketing programs, communicating with the media, training new employees, reaching out to Wall Street or the financial and investment communities, educating legislators or communicating with timeshare owners and potential owners - information gleaned from research can make it easier to achieve your company business goals. Be among the first to learn key results from the most current industry and related research.

Darla S. Zanini, RRP, ARDA

9:30 am-10:00 am  Community Connect 
10:00 am-10:15 am   Networking Break  

10:15 am-11:15 am 

Legacy Resorts - Who is Succeeding and How

Classified as "Legacy Resorts", aging timeshare resorts that are sold out and/or no longer affiliated with a developer face a unique set of issues. Hear from expert legacy resort operators how their legacy resort has found success among the threats. The panels will discuss common challenges and popular solutions.

11:15 am-12:15 pm  The New Face of Timeshare

Now the largest generation in the U.S., Millennials have different views on vacationing than previous generations. When they do take vacations, they want flexibility and a truly unique experience. Thankfully, Millennials grew up with the “sharing economy” in the digital age, and are one of the biggest users of it. For that reason, the concept of timeshare is not foreign to them, but their perception of it can be dependent on past experiences or cultural trends. Learn how to tailor your message and communication channels to reach millennials. And explore how minor product enhancements could give you a customer for a lifetime.

12:15 pm-1:15 pm  

Networking Lunch 

sponsored by Interval International 

1:15 pm   Meeting Concludes 






ARDA WIN Advantage

  ARDA ROC      First American 
Interval International2012   



  • Big Ass Solutions
  • Concord
  • Continental Central Credit, Inc.
  • GScf Ltd.
  • Hospitality Resources & Design
  • MasterCorp

 ARDA Southeast Regional Sponsors, click here for more information

*sponsor list as of 8/26/16 

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