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 2017 ARDA Awards Finalists!
Advertising, Promotion and Communications Division Finalists
Management & Administration Division Finalists
Resort Design Division Finalists
Sales & Marketing Division Finalists
As a reminder, there are no finalists for ACE categories, only a winner, which will be announced at the Awards Gala.
Important Finalist Information:
Please carefully review the way your finalist information on the Finalist Lists. If you have changes, please email them to Catherine Lacey (email@example.com) no later than February 17th. Certificates, program listings and onsite materials will be printed from the lists. Changes not received by February 17th, cannot be guaranteed.
Medallions and Certificates:
Each finalist is entitled to one certificate and one medallion (team finalists receive one of medallion and one certificate, additional may be purchased). Certificates and medallions may be picked up at one of three places at the ARDA World Convention:
ARDA World Registration
Awards Finalist Meet & Greet (Wednesday, March 29, 1:00 pm-2:00 pm, Marketplace Lounge A)
Awards Finalist Reception (Wednesday, March 29, 6:00 pm-7:00 pm, 8 Block)
No certificates or medallions will be mailed in advance, onsite pick up is the only means of collecting your materials.
All finalists are invited to attend the Awards Finalist Meet & Greet on Wednesday, March 29, 1:00 pm-2:00 pm, Marketplace Lounge A. This is a time to meet your fellow finalists, pick up your certificates and medallions and ask any questions that you may have about the Gala.
All finalists are invited to attend the Awards Finalist Reception, sponsored by Wyndham Vacation Ownership, on Wednesday, March 29, 6:00 pm-7:00 pm in 8 Block.
To purchase a ticket or table for the Awards Gala, please complete the form found here.
Tickets will be available for pick up at the ARDA World Registration desk beginning on Sunday, March 26.
Duplicate Certificates, Medallions and Trophies:
Following the ARDA World Convention, the Duplicate Awards Order form will be available here. Through this form you may order additional certificates, medallions or trophies. All orders must be received by June 2 in order to be fulfilled in 2017. Any orders received after June 2 will be fulfilled in March of 2018.
Questions? Contact Catherine Lacey, firstname.lastname@example.org.
ARDA Awards Program Sponsors
Platinum SponsorsThe Berkley GroupBluegreen CorporationDiamond Resorts InternationalDisney Vacation ClubHilton Grand VacationsHoliday Inn Club Vacations
Hyatt Residence Club International Cruise & Excursions, Inc. (ICE) Interval International Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corp. RCI Vistana Signature Experiences Wyndham Vacation Ownership, Inc.
Old Republic Timeshare Services