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March 26-30 | Hyatt Regency | New Orleans, LA



Schedule  

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Please note schedule is subject to change. Last updated 3/26/17  
 

Sunday, March 26

 
 
2:00 pm-5:00 pm  
Celestin Foyer
Registration  
6:00 pm-7:00 pm      
Strand 11
LEAPS Reception 
by invitation only
sponsored by Holiday Inn Club Vacations
7:30 pm-8:30 pm 
Strand 13
ARDA-WIN Advantage Reception 
sponsored by First American Title Insurance Company
8:00 pm-11:30 pm
Empire B 
TrackResults Annual Poker Tournament 

Monday, March 27

 
7:30 am-6:00 pm  
Celestin Foyer
Registration  
7:00 am-8:00 am 
Empire C
Student Breakfast
by invitation only
sponsored by Holiday Inn Club Vacations
8:00 am-5:00 pm   VIP Lounge 
by invitation only
sponsored by ResortCom International, LLC.
8:00 am-5:00 pm   Committee Meetings 
9:30 am-10:00 am  
Empire D
Fundamentals of Timeshare: Finance 
sponsored by Liberty Bank, Vacation Resorts International, Wellington Financial
9:30 am-11:00 am 
Empire B
Reimagining the Sales Process Forum 
ticketed event
sponsored by RCI
10:00 am-10:30 am 
Empire D
Fundamentals of Timeshare: Legal 
sponsored by Liberty Bank, Vacation Resorts International, Wellington Financial
10:30 am-11:00 am 
Empire D
Fundamentals of Timeshare: Resort Design 
sponsored by Liberty Bank, Vacation Resorts International, Wellington Financial
11:00 am-4:00 pm 
Elite Foyer
Member Matters Center
sponsored by Fidelity National Timeshare
11:30 am-1:00 pm      
Empire C
Leadership Luncheon
ticketed event, must be an ARP or RRP to attend
sponsored by Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corp.
12:00 pm-5:00 pm 
Strand 7
Press Office 
1:30 pm-2:00 pm 
Empire D
Fundamentals of Timeshare: Resort Operations
sponsored by Liberty Bank, Vacation Resorts International, Wellington Financial 
2:00 pm-2:30 pm 
Empire D
Fundamentals of Timeshare: Marketing
sponsored by Liberty Bank, Vacation Resorts International, Wellington Financial
2:30 pm-3:00 pm 
Empire D
Fundamentals of Timeshare: Sales 
sponsored by Liberty Bank, Vacation Resorts International, Wellington Financial
3:30 pm-5:00 pm 
Celestin Ballroom
General Session with Keynote Speaker: Josh Linkner, internationally recognized thought leader and top rated keynote speaker on innovation, creativity, reinvention and hyper-growth leadership
sponsored by RCI
5:00 pm-6:30 pm  
Elite Hall
Welcome Reception in the Marketplace
open to all attendees
sponsored by Breckenridge Grand Vacations, Diamond Resorts International, Disney Vacation Club, Hilton Grand Vacations, Holiday Inn Club Vacations, Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corp., Palmera Vacation Club, Vistana Signature Experiences, Welk Resorts, Wyndham Vacation Ownership, Inc.
5:30 pm-6:30 pm 
Jazz VIP Lounge in Elite Hall
New Member Welcome Reception
by invitation only
7:00 pm-10:00 pm       RCI’s All Attendee Welcome Party
Roundtrip transportation provided to Generations Hall, 310 Andrew Higgins Drive, from the Hyatt Regency 

Tuesday, March 28

 
7:30 am-5:00 pm 
Celestin Foyer 
Registration  
8:00 am-5:00 pm   VIP Lounge  
by invitation only
sponsored by ResortCom International, LLC. 
8:00 am-5:00 pm   Committee Meetings 
9:00 am-5:00 pm 
Strand 7
Press Office 
9:00 am-10:15 am   Educational Session Wave 1 
Educational Underwriter: Capital One
10:30 am-11:30 am 
Celestin Ballroom
General Session: Meet the Leaders
sponsored by Baker & Hostetler LLP
11:30 am-4:00 pm
Elite Hall 
Marketplace Open 
11:30 am-12:00 pm 
Elite Hall
Bloody Mary's and Mimosas in the Marketplace
sponsored by Liberty Bank and Wellington Financial
11:30 am-12:30 pm 
Bourbon Street Lounge, Elite Hall
Resort Managers Meet & Greet
open to all resort management professionals
sponsored by Resort Travel and Xchange
11:30 am-4:00 pm  
Elite Foyer
Member Matters Center
sponsored by Fidelity National Timeshare  
12:30 pm-1:30 pm 
Elite Hall
Lunch in the Marketplace 
 1:00 pm-3:30 pm   ARDA Board of Directors Meeting 
 closed meeting
1:30 pm-3:00 pm 
Elite Hall
Speed Lead 
by invitation only
2:45 pm-4:00 pm   Educational Session Wave 2 
Educational Underwriter: Capital One
4:00 pm-5:00 pm  Educational Session Wave 3
Educational Underwriter: Capital One
8:00 pm       Interval International's Party with a Cause (PWAC)
ticketed event
Channel the heartbeat of New Orleans at the French Quarter’s majestic Saenger Theatre. Enjoy an evening of jazz standards and original numbers as performed by Grammy-nominated vocalist Jane Monheit.

Wednesday, March 29

 
8:00 am-4:30 pm 
Celestin Foyer
Registration  
8:00 am-5:00 pm   VIP Lounge  
by invitation only
sponsored by ResortCom International, LLC 
8:00 am-5:00 pm  Committee Meetings 
8:45 am-9:45 am  Educational Session Wave 4
Educational Underwriter: Capital One
9:00 am-5:00 pm  
Strand 7
Press Office 
10:00 am-11:30 am 
Celestin Ballroom
General Session: The Lion’s Den 
Come see start-up companies in the digital travel arena, pitch their products to our judges and see who wins! 
Company participants include: Dayuse.com, Hello Scout, Suiteness, Transparent Intelligence, Travelsify, and WayBlazer.com
sponsored by Vacatia
11:30 am-3:00 pm 
Elite Hall
Marketplace Open 
11:30 am-3:00 pm 
Elite Foyer
Member Matters Center
sponsored by Fidelity National Timeshare
11:30 am-12:00 pm 
Elite Hall
Bloody Mary's and Mimosas in the Marketplace
sponsored by Liberty Bank and Wellington Financial
12:00 pm-1:30 pm 
Empire D
State Regulators Luncheon
by invitation only
sponsored by Greenspoon Marder, P.A.
12:30 pm-1:30 pm 
Elite Hall
Lunch in the Marketplace 
 1:00 pm-2:00 pm 
Bourbon Street Lounge, Elite Hall
Awards Finalist Meet & Greet 
open to Awards Finalists only 
2:00 pm-3:15 pm   Educational Session Wave 5 
Educational Underwriter: Capital One
3:30 pm-4:30 pm  Educational Session Wave 6 
Educational Underwriter: Capital One
6:00 pm-7:00 pm  
Strand 13
Awards Finalists Reception  
open to Awards Finalists
 only
sponsored by Wyndham Vacation Ownership, Inc. 
7:00 pm-10:00 pm  
Celestin Ballroom
Awards Gala Dinner with Comedian Nate Bargatze
ticketed event
Awards Program Presenting Sponsor: American Express

Thursday, March 30

 
9:00 am-10:30 am  
Empire C
Breakfast of Champions with Speaker Major Dan Rooney, USAF
ticketed event
sponsored by Hilton Grand Vacations
9:30 am-11:00 am   Meetings Committee
closed meeting
 
 
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