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Awards 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.
Awards General Information 

To order duplicate certificates or awards, please click here.
Questions? Contact clacey@arda.org

The 2018 ARDA Awards Program Finalists have been announced. Congratulations to all of our great nominees! Please click on the appropriate division to view finalists. A winner for each category will be announced at the ARDA Awards Gala on Wednesday, May 9th at Caesars Palace Resort and Casino.

*Please note that there are no finalists in any ACE categories. All ACE categories have a winner only, which is announced at the Awards Gala.

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

Medallions and Certificates:
Each finalist is entitled to one medallion (per nominee or team) and one finalist certificate (per nominee or team) these items will be available for pick up at the ARDA Registration Desk or at the Finalist Reception.

Awards Finalist Reception:
Each finalist is invited to attend the Finalist Reception sponsored by Wyndham Vacation Ownership on Wednesday, May 9th from 6:00-7:00 pm. Guests are not permitted at this event.

The deadline for pre-purchasing tickets to the Awards Gala has passed. Additional tickets will be sold on-site at ARDA World.

Contact Catherine Lacey.
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 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.

2017 ARDA Awards Winners 

Congratulations to the 2017 ARDA Awards Winners!