Awards LogoAwards Program 

 The ARDA Awards Program is committed to recognizing the best nominees submitted in categories that include overall professional excellence, outstanding sales and marketing accomplishments, product design, advertising and staff.

The ARDA Circle of Excellence (ACE) awards honor those that have attained the very highest level of excellence in the resort industry and whose accomplishments and dedication spur the industry to new heights.

Congratulations to our 2016 Awards Finalists 

Advertising, Promotion and Communications Division Finalists
Management and Administration Division Finalists
Resort Design Division Finalists
Sales and Marketing Division Finalists

Things to Note:

All finalists are entitled to one finalist certificate and one medallion (additional are available after ARDA World for a fee). These items are available by request only, and must be requested on or before Friday, March 11. . Requests received after Friday, March 11 are not able to be accommodated, however, you may purchase certificates and medallions after the 2016 ARDA World Convention. Please send your requests to Companies who have more than 10 certificates and medallions will have their items mailed in advance, all others can be picked up at the registration desk at ARDA World. 

To order duplicate awards, complete this form and return to Catherine Lacey. Orders must be received before June 30, 2016. 

If you have any questions, please contact Catherine Lacey,



Awards Program Presenting Sponsor American Express 

Platinum Sponsors
The Berkley Group
Bluegreen Corporation
Diamond Resorts International
Disney Vacation Club
Hilton Grand Vacations
Holiday Inn Club Vacations
International Cruise & Excursions, Inc. (ICE)
Interval Leisure Group
Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corp.
Vistana Signature Experiences
Wyndham Vacation Ownership, Inc.

Gold Sponsors
Extreme Engineering
Old Republic Timeshare Services
SFX Preferred Resorts


 Awards Program Eligibility and Helpful Hints

Find out the eligibility requirements for the ARDA Awards Program and also helpful hints for completing nominations. 

 Sample Narratives

Sample narratives are available to help with submission of nominations for the ARDA Awards program.

2016 ARDA Awards Winners & Finalists

Congratulations to the 2016  ARDA Awards Winners!